All News tagged with 'Community News'

TA Community Interview - KBop a doo

She's put down over 800 news articles since joining the newshounds and I'm sure everyone has enjoyed her work, but she hadn't yet sat down for the interview. It's time to change that.

Posted 18 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 37 comments

TA Playlist for June 2017, Sunset Overdrive, Has Begun

The community voted and the collective voice was heard; in runaway fashion June's TA Playlist game was decided to be Sunset Overdrive, the 2013 punkish open world shooter from Insomniac. Cme play along all month!

Posted 21 days ago by Mark Delaney, 25 comments

Introducing The Alphabet Challenge

Today, we are excited to announce a brand new community event called The Alphabet Challenge, where everyone that enters can be a winner and earn one of our new Community Challenges badges.

Posted 22 days ago by Dave Horobin, 241 comments

TA Playlist Episode 2 - Darksiders Now Available

The second month of TA Playlist has just about come to a close. Before we shift gears to Sunset Overdrive, it's time to conclude our month of discussion on the second ever community chosen game, Darksiders.

Posted 23 days ago by Mark Delaney, 11 comments

Join the Official TrueAchievements Injustice 2 Guild

With Injustice 2 releasing last week, it only makes sense that we invite the community to help us join the fight. Why not join the official TrueAchievements guild? Click through to get our Guild ID and join us in battle.

Posted 1 month ago by Will Cruz, 22 comments

TA Playlist Game for June 2017 Announced

It took only three months of TA Playlist before we got our first runaway poll winner. June's game leaves little room for doubt that democracy's voice has been heard. Click through to see what we'll all be playing throughout June.

Posted 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 52 comments

TA Community Interview - Xpovos

He's got a book coming which makes him TA's most famous author. He's a self-professed nerd and ready to speak on all subjects from gaming to chemistry to election inspecting. Plus he's offered a special treat just for reading.

Posted 1 month ago by Kevin Tavore, 40 comments

Vote Now for June 2017's TA Playlist Game

June is nearing and that means so too is a new month of TA Playlist. We've curated another four games for the community to choose from. Which one of this eclectic foursome gets your vote for our third ever Playlist month?

Posted 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 106 comments

Easter Egg Hunt Winner

Early in April, we announced a brand new community event called Easter Egg Hunt, which required participants to unlock as many 0 Gamerscore achievements as possible within a two-week period.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 99 comments

TA Playlist for May 2017 Has Begun

Our first month of TA Playlist was a bigger hit than we expected, so we hope the event continues to grow and bring together more players across the site we all call home. Come play Darksiders with us this month!

Posted 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 40 comments

All The Ways You Can Win Brand New Games On TrueAchievements

We have given away hundreds of new games already this year; here are the details of all the different ways that you can get your hands on some of them.

Posted 1 month ago by Rich Stone, 51 comments

TA Playlist Podcast Episode 1 - Alan Wake, April 2017 Now Available

Our inaugural month of TA Playlist is coming to a close, and that means our debut episode of the TA Playlist Podcast is here. Join us in unraveling the mystery of Remedy's 2010 thriller, Alan Wake. And don't forget to subscribe!

Posted 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 23 comments

TA Community Interview – BruceWayne1008

With TA Playlist just around the corner, there's just one of the trio of hosts who has yet to sit under the Community Interview spotlight. Let's correct that!

Posted 1 month ago by Sam Quirke, 35 comments

May 2017's TA Playlist Game Announced; Subscribe to the TA Playlist Podcast

With our first month winding to a close and the debut episode of the TA Playlist podcast soon to be recorded, it's time to start looking ahead to May's community game. Hint: If you diligently track GWG, you already own this one.

Posted 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 65 comments

Celebrating the 500th ID@Xbox Game with a Triple Stream and Giveaways

Today marks the release of the 500th game from the ID@Xbox program, and we're celebrating with a triple stream on our Beam channel later this afternoon.

Posted 2 months ago by Dave Horobin, 10 comments

Last Call for More Newshounds

At the start of this month, we put up a notice asking for more Newshounds and this is your friendly reminder to put in your application before it's too late.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 19 comments

The 5 Fastest ID@Xbox Completions - 5,000 GamerScore In Under 4 Hours

Here's a list of the quickest completions on the ID@Xbox Program. Using the included walkthroughs, you can earn 5,000 GamerScore in under well four hours

Posted 2 months ago by Jack Watling, 76 comments

The Investigations Team Are Now Recruiting!

Are you passionate about our keeping the site leaderboards and achievement ratios free from cheated tags? We're looking for some new recruits to join the Investigations Team

Posted 2 months ago by Rich Stone, 29 comments

Vote For Your Favourite ID@Xbox Game

This week will see the 500th game from the ID@Xbox program release on the Xbox One, and we're marking the milestone with a weeklong celebration of editorials, live streams, stats roundups and competitions.

Posted 2 months ago by Dave Horobin, 171 comments

Walkthroughs Update - March 2017

March was a slow month for published walkthroughs, but the list of published walkthroughs that need improvement has been finished and is now live.

Posted 2 months ago by SpiralGamerpro, 20 comments

Vote Now for May 2017's TA Playlist Game

As our inaugural month reaches its midway point, the 15th of the month also signals a new poll looking ahead to next month's TA Playlist game. Which of this month's four will earn your support for May 2017? Vote now!

Posted 2 months ago by Mark Delaney, 117 comments

The TrueAchievements Easter Egg Hunt Has Now Begun!

The first TrueAchievements Easter Egg Hunt has now started - see how many 0-point achievements you can unlock! Note: Registration has been extended for a couple more days!

Posted 2 months ago by Rich Stone, 27 comments

Beam Is Now Integrated Into TrueAchievements

Showcase your channel on your homepage, auto-post broadcast alerts to your friend feed, and see who's streaming what on our Streaming Hub!

Posted 2 months ago by Rich Stone, 59 comments

Introducing Easter Egg Hunt - A New TrueAchievements Contest

With Easter fast approaching, we wanted to mark the occasion here on TrueAchievements with the introduction of a brand new contest called Easter Egg Hunt.

Posted 2 months ago by Dave Horobin, 102 comments

TA Community Interview - Cower Before me

An electrician from the beautiful forests of Canada, he's like a metal lumberjack. At least that's how I imagine anyone from the area to be. He also believes he's a house cat.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 26 comments

TrueAchievements is Now Partnered with Beam!

To celebrate our new partnership, Join us today for a chance to win one of over 40 codes for various games, Xbox Live Gold accounts, and Beam Pro accounts!

Posted 2 months ago by Rich Stone, 47 comments

Join the Newshounds Team!

We need people who would like to devote their time to helping us get all of the Xbox related news and information onto the front page in a timely manner.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 30 comments

New Site Leaderboards Are Now Live!

After many days of hard toil, the leaderboards are back and better than ever! See how you rank across different platforms and genres, and in your own Country and State! And you can now share your position on social media

Posted 3 months ago by Rich Stone, 115 comments

New Multi-Genre System Is Now Live

Your votes have been counted, and the new genre system is now in place across the site! And our long-awaited new genre leaderboards will be released tomorrow

Posted 3 months ago by Rich Stone, 155 comments

April 2017's TA Playlist Game Announced

After a warm reception to the reveal of TA Playlist, the community wasted no time in voting for their preferred first game with the new community event. Come check what we'll be playing and see how the votes played out.

Posted 3 months ago by Mark Delaney, 102 comments

Introducing a New TrueAchievements Monthly Event: TA Playlist

If ever you've wanted to join a gaming club that takes into account all you love about video games -- the mechanics, the story, the achievements, and everything else, join us for our monthly TA Playlist events starting in April!

Posted 3 months ago by Mark Delaney, 251 comments

TA Community Interview – Darkwings17

Welcome to another edition of the TA Community Interview. This week we're talking to Darkwings17, who has a great idea for a TV show tie-in game and loves a bit of Stardew Valley. Come and say hi!

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 30 comments

PSA: Site Leaderboards Will Be Turned Off Until Early Next Week

As we move to a new Game Genre System we need to make big changes to the site leaderboard generation routines. We'll be working on performance improvements at the same time

Posted 3 months ago by Rich Stone, 504 comments

Walkthroughs Update: December 2016-February 2017

Well, it's been a while since we've had one of these! The largest priority for walkthroughs on the site is finishing the list of published walkthroughs that need improvement -- that list should be done by the end of March.

Posted 3 months ago by SpiralGamerpro, 23 comments

TA Community Interview - W Andersson

We're coming off two staff interviews in a row which means it's time to get back to the community to talk to a great guy who's dedicated to completions and interesting to boot!

Posted 4 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 61 comments

Xbox Store Integration Version 2.0 - Even More Functionality Is Here!

Now no need to register to get Price Alerts, free content lists, additional filters and information, and revamped sales stories!

Posted 4 months ago by Rich Stone, 92 comments

The Community and Events Team Are Recruiting!

Would you like to join the TrueAchievements Community and Events Team and help organise some of the biggest achievement-related events on interweb? Check this story for more details

Posted 4 months ago by Rich Stone, 36 comments

TA Community Interview - Mikhail Krauser

A man of many talents from DJ'ing to managing a games store, Mikhail Krauser is Canadian horror aficionado who can't wait to tell us about himself

Posted 4 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 30 comments

Full Xbox Store Integration Including Price Tracking and Alerts

You can now see pricing and sale information for all products across all major regions, and even set up price alerts for them so you'll never miss a sale again!

Posted 4 months ago by Rich Stone, 245 comments

TA Community Interview – Eurydace

Who is Eurydace? Why is he here, and what is his purpose? Sure, we know that he's a community interviewer, a vociferous newshound and an opinionated features writer. But did you know that he has a cat that acts like a dog?

Posted 5 months ago by Sam Quirke, 57 comments

We Are Switching Our Live Streams to Beam - Here's Next Week's Schedule

We're switching to streaming on our new Beam channel next week, so make sure you follow us on there if you'd like to be notified whenever we go live.

Posted 5 months ago by Dave Horobin, 22 comments

Dead Effect 2 - First Hour Of Gameplay

Watch Rich and Jack tackle the first hour of BadFly Interactive's new Zombie Shooter, unlocking 12 achievements for 100 GamerScore

Posted 5 months ago by Rich Stone, 9 comments

2016 Leaderboards - How Did You Do?

We've built leaderboards for the whole of 2016: TrueAchievement Score, Gamerscore, Achievements Won and many others across all regions, platforms and genres. See how you scored and share it with the world!

Posted 5 months ago by Rich Stone, 66 comments

TA Twitch Recap For Week Commencing Jan 9th

Last week, we streamed three ID@Xbox games over on our Official Twitch channel, playing the first hours of each title, and sharing our early impressions of the games.

Posted 5 months ago by Dave Horobin, 2 comments

Game Of The Year 2016 - Stat Round Up

Do you want to know where your favourite game finished in our Game of the Year Awards? Read on as we wind up our Game of the Year 2016 with a feast of statistics.

Posted 5 months ago by Cee Jay, 38 comments

TrueAchievements Has Now Tracked 1 Billion Achievement Unlocks

After almost 9 years of tracking Xbox Gamers' achievement unlocks, we have now accumulated a staggering one billion of them! Analysing the data in various ways has thrown up some interesting results...

Posted 5 months ago by Rich Stone, 191 comments

The TrueAchievements Game of the Year 2016

After what was our closest awards ever, it's time to announce the TrueAchievements Game of the Year 2016 Award Winners.

Posted 5 months ago by Cee Jay, 177 comments

The TrueAchievements Staff Game of the Year 2016

While we await the results from the community Game Of The Year poll, the TA staff chose their own favourites from what has been a fantastic 12 months on Xbox

Posted 6 months ago by xPut Name Herex, 73 comments

Happy Holidays From Everyone At TrueAchievements

With the holiday season fast approaching and the TA offices preparing to take a well-earned break until the new year, we'd like to take a moment to reflect on the past 12 months within this crazy community that we all call home.

Posted 6 months ago by Dave Horobin, 102 comments

UHH2 Winner Interview - MattiasAnderson

This year's winner of UHH2 is quite the competitor. With accolades in both the World Series of Poker and Magic: the Gathering, he's certainly accustomed to victory. Let's learn his story.

Posted 6 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 52 comments