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 2 days ago by Dave Horobin, 1 comment
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Posted 2 days ago by Rich Stone, 75 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 2 days ago by Mark Delaney, 43 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 3 days ago by Dave Horobin, 78 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 4 days ago by Kelly Packard, 154 comments
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Posted 4 days 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 5 days 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 7 days 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 10 days 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 10 days 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 11 days 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 12 days 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 12 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 52 comments
As promised last month, EA has now added the well-received and popular skateboarding title Skate 3 to the EA Access Vault.
Posted 12 days 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 12 days 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 16 days 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 16 days 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 17 days 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 17 days ago by Rich Stone, 151 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 18 days 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 19 days 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 19 days 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 21 days 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 21 days 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 23 days 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 26 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 47 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 26 days 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.
Posted 26 days ago by Kelly Packard, 26 comments
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 26 days 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 30 days 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.
Posted 30 days ago by Kelly Packard, 3 comments
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
It's our favorite type of news to report — a formerly bugged or unobtainable achievement has been fixed! Drakhar Studios and BadLand Indie's Ginger: Beyond the Crystal has received a patch that fixed "A Great Ending."
Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 7 comments
The prolific virtual pinball game Pinball FX2, well known to TA users for its notoriously hard achievements, will be adding yet another Star Wars table based on the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story film.
Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 10 comments
This week's Deals with Gold gives us bigger titles on the One and random titles on the 360. There are also Watch Dogs 2 and Sonic sales for everyone, including DLC. Backwards Compatibility gets quite a bit of representation.
Posted 1 month ago by Chewie, 48 comments
The total amount of games added to the backwards compatibility program is now 14 thanks to today's addition of Alice: Madness Returns. Perhaps will see it in the EA Access Vault later, too?
Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 41 comments
With January drawing to a close next week, Major Nelson has today revealed which four games will be available for Xbox LIVE Gold members for free as part of February's Games with Gold.
Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 189 comments
Resident Evil christened and defined a whole new sub-genre of games and has become synonymous with video game horror ever since. Twenty one years later we have the latest installment set to terrify gamers once again.
Posted 1 month ago by Andrew Ogley, 35 comments
Those who follow the sandbox game Terraria are well aware it's going through a bit of a transitional phase. All of the code is being rewritten to resemble more closely the PC version, which will help it to receive updates faster.
In what can only be described as a coincidence of timing, this week's TA Top Five looks at some of the most memorable charlatans, conmen, and tyrants. Come revisit some of the worst people ever left to lead a video game populous.
Posted 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 65 comments
A small patch has been released for the Xbox One version of Rocksmith 2014 Edition Remastered. The same patch will be coming soon to the Xbox 360. Take a look at the small list to see what issues have been fixed.
Posted 1 month ago by Ashley Woodcock, 6 comments
If you've got EA Access, you've now got more stuff! Xbox 360 games Battlefield 3 and Battlefield: Bad Company 2 have been added to the Vault with more backwards compatible goodness to follow.
Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 59 comments
Xbox's backwards compatibility team isn't messing around in 2017. Following on last week's additions of two Battlefield games and Dragon Age: Origins, three more titles, including Tekken 6, have now been added.
Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 18 comments
Last Saturday, another 14 games provided screenshots of their upcoming titles. The subjects ranged from new levels to very minor details that might make all the difference when a game is released.
Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 6 comments
A pattern's beginning to emerge in Deals with Gold as again we get a selection of mostly smaller and indie titles on the One, whilst the 360 again gets a simulation title discounted along with that rare sighting, its DLC.
Posted 1 month ago by Chewie, 85 comments
It's been around eighteen months since we last heard about On a Roll, the rollerblading title from Creative Concepts. Here we get a short video with an avatar of pro blader Robert Guerrero showing the grinding mechanics in action.
Posted 1 month ago by Chewie, 10 comments
Minecraft is continuing to be supported long after its release, and now we have another minor update to let you know about, that affects both the Xbox One and 360 versions of the game.
Posted 1 month ago by Megan Walton, 22 comments
Coinciding with the "Save The Demon KING" EVENT, Happy Wars now has another event live too. The "Rank Up Campaign" allows you to earn 30% extra score in multiplayer modes.
Posted 1 month ago by Megan Walton, 20 comments
Following on from the news earlier this week that seven new games had become backwards compatible, Microsoft has today added three new titles to the program.
Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 34 comments
This week's DwG gives us a selection of indie titles on the One whilst the 360 gets a set of discounts entirely given over to the Tropico franchise. Meanwhile, everyone gets access to a sale on Rock Band 4 & track packs.
Posted 1 month ago by Chewie, 56 comments
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