Welcome to episode 62 of the TrueAchievements podcast! Unfortunately, Rich was away at the time of recording, so Jack and I soldiered on regardless and invited Mark to discuss this week's news and new game releases.
Posted yesterday by Dave Horobin, 3 comments
Another 3 titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Assassin's Creed: Revelations, Darksiders and Darksiders II.
Posted 2 days ago by Dave Horobin, 32 comments
With just over a week left of March, we've learned what the April's Games With Gold are. Next month you'll be able to play as a Roman warrior, one of the four horseman, one of gaming's best children and everyone's fave assassin.
Posted 2 days ago by Andy Mills, 160 comments
Another 3 titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Stacking, Daytona USA and Tower Bloxx Deluxe.
Posted 4 days ago by Dave Horobin, 39 comments
Discounts on Resident Evil 5, Resident Evil 6, Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City, Resident Evil 4 HD, Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions, Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords, Rayman Legends and more
Posted 4 days ago by Rich Stone, 31 comments
Red. Blue. Green. Three choices that defined a series that stood among the best of the generation. Public perception would call it one of the greatest failures in storytelling ever to grace gaming. I'd call it one of the best.
Posted 7 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 99 comments
Another 4 titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Street Fighter IV, Luxor 2, Poker Smash and Madballs in… Babo: Invasion.
Posted 9 days ago by Dave Horobin, 64 comments
With tomorrow being Saint Patrick's Day, this presents an opportunity to make progress towards a specific date-sensitive achievement in the three versions of Batman: Arkham City.
Posted 9 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 3 comments
Discounts on Gears of War 2, Gears of War 3, Assassin's Creed, Assassin's Creed III, Far Cry 3, Gears of War: Judgment, Far Cry 2 and more
Posted 11 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 37 comments
Now that GDC17 is over, it's time for developers and publishers to prepare for PAX East that's taking place over this weekend. The result is another deluge of weekend news.
Posted 15 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 14 comments
As long as games have timed achievements, we will continue to remind you about them. In case you missed the dozens of other reminders about Dance Central 3, there is an opportunity to receive a timed achievement.
Posted 17 days ago by Kelly Packard, 0 comments
Discounts on Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Bionic Commando, Lost Planet 2, The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, Mega Man 9 and 10, The Escapists and more
Posted 18 days ago by Rich Stone, 23 comments
Microsoft views San Francisco's Game Developers Conference as an important part of their calendar year -- they reveal a lot of new and upcoming features for the Xbox One and Windows 10.
Posted 21 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 32 comments
2010's Toy Story 3 is a reminder that not all movie tie-ins are best left to the bargain bin. If you missed Toy Story 3 before, there's a whole toy box worth of reasons to give a try. Strap on your cowboy boots and saddle up.
Posted 22 days ago by Mark Delaney, 54 comments
Another 6 titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Dead Rising 2: Case Zero, Dead Rising 2: Case West, Cars 2, Meet the Robinsons, Dead Rising 2: Case Zero (JP) and Dead Rising 2: Case West (JP).
Posted 23 days ago by Dave Horobin, 67 comments
The first of a new month marks a chance for Xbox LIVE Gold members to boost their backlog as two new games are now available to download for free via Games with Gold.
Posted 24 days ago by Dave Horobin, 35 comments
It's never good news when content has to be removed from the Marketplace, but it's nice when developers at least give advance notice. The Dance Central games, Rock Band 3 and Rock Band 4 are all having one track removed.
Posted 24 days ago by Kelly Packard, 12 comments
Grand Theft Auto IV, Red Dead Redemption, FIFA 17, Madden NFL 17, Alien Breed, Battlefield: Bad Company 2, Bully: Scholarship Edition, Dragon Age: Origins, and more
Posted 25 days ago by Rich Stone, 37 comments
It's been another busy week here at TA Towers, so we've enlisted the help of our Editorial Manager, Mark, to help us go through all of this week's games, news and listener questions.
Posted 29 days ago by Dave Horobin, 5 comments
Now no need to register to get Price Alerts, free content lists, additional filters and information, and revamped sales stories!
Posted 29 days ago by Rich Stone, 92 comments
Video games return to the science fiction genre perhaps more often than any other. But look around, some of our favorite stories are coming to fruition all around us. Science fiction is becoming science fact.
Posted 29 days ago by Mark Delaney, 45 comments
Borderlands 2, Assassin's Creed Rogue, Gyromancer, The King of Fighters 2002 Unlimited Match, Space invaders Infinity Gene and Moon Diver are now backwards compatible.
Posted 30 days ago by Dave Horobin, 88 comments
It's just about that time again. With only six days — give or take, depending on where you are in the world — left in February, next month's Games With Gold lineup is right on schedule.
Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 159 comments
Full list of all free Xbox 360 Games, including estimated completion times and links to download them. Updated daily!
Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 52 comments
Big discounts on Fallout 4, Call of Duty, King's Quest and Grand Theft Auto V. Plus a new Forza Motorsport bundle, and nine Xbox 360 titles including Deadpool and Blue Dragon
Posted 1 month ago by Rich Stone, 65 comments
It's said that patience is a virtue and that good things come to those who wait, but in the gaming world who tried our patience the most and was it really a good thing that we ended up with?
Posted 1 month ago by Andrew Ogley, 72 comments
Rocket League and NBA 2K17 treat gamers to a free-to-play weekend if you've not already checked these games out, and Xbox LIVE multiplayer is free to all for the weekend on both Xbox One and Xbox 360. [UPDATE]
Posted 1 month ago by Ashley Woodcock, 30 comments
The midway point of the month means that Xbox LIVE Gold members can now download two new games for free thanks to Games with Gold.
Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 32 comments
Aside from the obvious benefit of being able to play last-gen games on the Xbox One, backwards compatibility has one other benefit — bringing digital editions to the Marketplace that were previously unavailable.
Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 48 comments
Don't forget to pay The Calendar Man a visit in the different versions of Batman: Arkham City today. Doing so will make progress towards the Storyteller achievement.
Posted 1 month ago by Ashley Woodcock, 12 comments
Square Enix and IO Interactive's well-received Xbox 360 title Hitman: Absolution joins the very lengthy list of backwards compatible games.
Posted 1 month ago by Ashley Woodcock, 53 comments
As promised last month, EA has now added the well-received and popular skateboarding title Skate 3 to the EA Access Vault.
Posted 1 month ago by Ashley Woodcock, 16 comments
Battleborn, Borderlands, the Bioshock Collection and Deus Ex Mankind Divided get large discounts, in a new format for our sales stories
Posted 1 month ago by Rich Stone, 154 comments
February 12th will mark the three year anniversary of World of Tanks' release on the Xbox 360. To celebrate, developer Wargaming.net has unleashed a tank-sized bag of treats for their dedicated gamers.
Posted 1 month ago by Ashley Woodcock, 22 comments
Video games, like movies and sometimes books, are prone to sequels. Selling a known commodity is always a good head start when looking to make money, but often times these continuations make the overall story worse.
Posted 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 81 comments
Data Pack 3 released today in Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 and adds a host of new features including updates to player faces, additional legend players and top team players, and plenty more.
Posted 1 month ago by Ashley Woodcock, 2 comments
One of the greatest games of all time, Grand Theft Auto IV, is now playable on Xbox One! Will you be heading back into Liberty City with Niko Bellic?
Posted 1 month ago by Rich Stone, 153 comments
After showing off the villains recently and ahead of the pack's release this upcoming Friday, we get a look at the heroes of "The LEGO Batman Movie Story Pack" who are set to take those villains down.
Posted 1 month ago by Andy Mills, 11 comments
Another LEGO game has made its way into the backwards compatibility program with today's addition of LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures. Now how about some Kung Fu Panda to make my combo pack relevant?
Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 26 comments
Here are the latest Xbox Live sales for Xbox One and Xbox 360, including all games, bundles and DLC. Will you be buying anything this week?
Posted 1 month ago by Rich Stone, 141 comments
Plenty of gamers aren't in pursuit of a challenge when it comes to their gaming, but for those who are, where do they find that challenge? Is there a universal understanding of difficulty that spans across all games?
Posted 1 month ago by Marc Hollinshead, 189 comments
LEGO Dimensions continues to churn out content into 2017. With "The LEGO Batman Movie Story Pack" releasing this Friday, it's time to start looking toward what Wave 8 will bring to the blocky game.
Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 18 comments
The long, silent death of... okay let's not be overly dramatic here. Gaming is social and it always will be. But that doesn't mean everything is going well for the online side of gaming.
Posted 1 month ago by Kevin Tavore, 65 comments
Rockstar Games releases details on the currently live double GTA$ & RP event, in-game discounts and last-gen character transfers in Grand Theft Auto V's "GTA Online".
Posted 1 month ago by Ashley Woodcock, 55 comments
"The LEGO Batman Movie Story Pack" is releasing in just over a week for LEGO Dimensions. Meet Poison Ivy and Clayface, two of the villains featured in the upcoming expansion.
Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 3 comments
The ever-growing pool of Xbox 360 games that can be played on Xbox One continues to expand with the addition of three more titles: Stuntman: Ignition, Mad Tracks and JUJU.
This week's Deals with Gold again brings us discounts on some smaller titles on the One, as well as AC Unity & Forza Horizon 2, whilst the 360 again gets rarely offered titles and DLC.
Posted 1 month ago by Chewie, 64 comments
It's been another busy week of gaming for the TrueAchievements podcast crew. We've streamed another five ID@Xbox games on Beam and Rich got hands-on time with an early build of DiRT 4.
Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 4 comments
The Xbox 360 edition of WWE 2K17 has received a small patch. We only have 281 gamers on the site who have played this version, but surely they appreciate the patch nonetheless! It's available to download now.
A spooky coincidence ties today's two backwards compatible titles together, with both third-person shooter Shadows Of The Damned and XBLA 2.5D platformer Rocket Knight having links with Silent Hill.
Posted 1 month ago by Andy Mills, 23 comments
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