All News tagged with 'Community News'

The TrueAchievements News & Editorial Team Is Recruiting!

We are once again hiring for our volunteer news team, but this time things are a little different. We are specifically looking for people that can help us cover the biggest traffic periods, as well as write reviews and editorials.

Posted 7 days ago by Sam Quirke, 47 comments

Walkthroughs Update: February and March 2019

February and March saw some amazing walkthroughs be published, and a couple of new writers certainly chipped in. Between Febuary and March, there were 41 walkthroughs published.

Posted 24 days ago by Dang3R Gaming, 28 comments

Introducing The TrueAchievements Link Frog Challenge

After the fantastic success of our recent Hangman event, our next Community Challenge is going to start today! It's a fresh take on an old classic – the TrueAchievements Link Frog Challenge.

Posted 1 month ago by Sam Quirke, 100 comments

Update To The TrueAchievements Forum Policy

We have updated our forum rules and guidelines to help keep conversations on track, encourage positive debate and generally make the community a better place to be. Please read through carefully.

Posted 1 month ago by Rich Stone, 589 comments

TrueAchievements Readership Survey

We've now been partnered with Network N for a couple of years, and the time has come once again to let the team know all about your gaming tastes, so they can provide contests and promotions that suit our community the most.

Posted 1 month ago by Sam Quirke, 55 comments

The TrueAchievements Hangman Challenge – Statistics Roundup

Thank you to everyone who participated in our new Hangman Event. It was a wildly successful event with 3,463 registrations on TrueAchievements. Check out all the phrases and the first winners below!

Posted 1 month ago by HitmanOllie, 111 comments

View and Share Your Xbox Screenshots From TrueAchievements

You can now view, share and favourite user-generated screenshots on TA, in the same way that you share game clips. We've pulled through 15 million of your snaps already. Here's how to get to them.

Posted 1 month ago by HitmanOllie, 59 comments

Walkthroughs Update: January 2019

It's been a little quiet, but we've had some of our backlog of New Owner Required and Needing Improvement walkthroughs picked up or written.

Posted 2 months ago by Dang3R Gaming, 11 comments

Sign Up and Log in to TrueAchievements With Xbox Live

If you're following our Twitter account, you'll have already seen a recent tease from our dev team that revealed we've recently added third-party authentification to the site.

Posted 2 months ago by Dave Horobin, 75 comments

Introducing The TA Hangman Community Challenge

A lot of you have enjoyed taking part in our various community challenges over the course of the past two years, and today we are delighted to reveal our latest challenge, TA Hangman.

Posted 2 months ago by Dave Horobin, 114 comments

Server Upgrades Taking Place This Week

The site will be in read only mode for two hours on Tuesday while we move the database to our brand new servers, and there will be some other disruption on Wednesday.

Posted 3 months ago by Rich Stone, 82 comments

Scheduled Maintenance Tomorrow at 10am UTC

As part of a massive upgrade of our server infrastructure, the site will be offline for around an hour from 10am UTC on January 15th.

Posted 3 months ago by Rich Stone, 77 comments

The Von Coin Beta Is Under Way, Expanding to Windows 10 in January

TrueAchievements has teamed up with Xbox App developer Von Bismark to help them launch the Von Coin. With the Von Coin app, you can use your hard-earned achievements to earn Coins and bid on exclusive limited edition items.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 47 comments

Walkthroughs Update: November & December 2018

Despite the holiday period, we've still seen a lot of walkthroughs come in and got them out before taking a break ourselves.

Posted 3 months ago by Dang3R Gaming, 11 comments

12 Days of Christmas Challenge 2018 Stats Roundup

Our latest community challenge, 12 Days of Christmas 2018, drew to a close with the start of the New Year. As always, we thought it would be interesting to share some of the stats from the event.

Posted 3 months ago by Dave Horobin, 82 comments

Top 20 Most Played Games of 2018 - Part Two

We're back with the reveal of our top ten most played games of the year. The top spot is likely obvious to anyone paying attention even a little this year, but what about the rest of the list? Find out with our exclusive stats.

Posted 4 months ago by Mark Delaney, 56 comments

Top 20 Most Played Games of 2018 - Part One

New Year's Day is nearly here, which means it's time to say goodbye to the past twelve months of video games and clean our slates for the busy 2019 ahead. Today we look back on some of the biggest games of 2018.

Posted 4 months ago by Mark Delaney, 80 comments

Top 5 Most Played DLC of 2018

We're back with another 2018 wrap-up story with all the usual numbers and stats this community so enjoys. Today we're looking at the most popular DLC of the year, according to player counts. What do you think made the top?

Posted 4 months ago by Mark Delaney, 47 comments

Top 10 Most Played ID@Xbox Games of 2018

With the new year just days away, we're counting down with some year-end features that look back on the 2018 that was. Today we look at the top ten most played new release ID@Xbox games.

Posted 4 months ago by Mark Delaney, 45 comments

The TrueAchievements Game of the Year 2018

Voting for the TrueAchievements Game of the Year 2018 ended earlier today and it is now time to reveal which games are the winners.

Posted 4 months ago by Dave Horobin, 158 comments

Winners: Battlefield V Achievement Challenge in Association with Turtle Beach

Our Battlefield V achievement challenge in association with Turtle Beach ended last week, and it is now time to reveal the names of our lucky winners and runners-up.

Posted 4 months ago by Dave Horobin, 19 comments

The Best Reviewed Games on TrueAchievements in 2018 - Part Two

Following on from part one of our TrueAchievements Games of the Year 2018, it's time for part two and the final 12 games that received a score of 4.5 or higher in this year's official site reviews.

Posted 4 months ago by Dave Horobin, 38 comments

The Best Reviewed Games on TrueAchievements in 2018 - Part One

Yesterday, we opened up the voting for this year's TA Game of the Year, and we thought we'd try and help with your decisions by looking back at some of the highest scoring games from this year's official site reviews.

Posted 4 months ago by Dave Horobin, 32 comments

TrueAchievements 2018 Game of the Year Awards

It's time for you, the TrueAchievements community, to help us decide which games from the past 12 months have stood out from the crowd in our ninth annual TrueAchievements Game of the Year awards.

Posted 4 months ago by Dave Horobin, 147 comments

12 Days Of Christmas 2018 Challenge 1

See what you need to do to complete the first challenge in this year's Twelve Days of Christmas community challenge event!

Posted 4 months ago by Rich Stone, 334 comments

Introducing The Twelve Days of Christmas 2018 Community Challenge

Our latest community challenge is here! Register now for the Twelve Days of Christmas 2018 challenge and test your achievement unlocking skills in a festively themed way.

Posted 5 months ago by Dave Horobin, 132 comments

Send Us Your Unique Gaming Accomplishments from 2018

Last week, we covered two unique milestones from within the TA community, the world's first Sea of Thieves completion and the world's first two million total Gamerscore. We want to hear more of your stories from 2018.

Posted 5 months ago by Mark Delaney, 122 comments

Ultimate Head to Head 4 Contest Winner and Final Stats Round-up

The final period of the Ultimate Head to Head 4 contest has ended, and we are very happy to announce that the winner is...

Posted 5 months ago by Dave Horobin, 38 comments

Stallion83 Hits Two Million Gamerscore

The world record holder for Gamerscore has just cleared a new milestone. Stallion83, who four years ago cleared 1 million Gamerscore has now surpassed 2 million. We sat down with him to discuss the massive achievement.

Posted 5 months ago by Mark Delaney, 213 comments

Someone Has Finally Earned Every Sea of Thieves Achievement

Earlier this year, we presented analysis on Sea of Thieves becoming the longest grind in the history of Xbox's achievement system. After a few updates, someone has actually become the first person to complete the game.

Posted 5 months ago by Mark Delaney, 181 comments

Achievements Requiring Guides List and Direct Messages

We're making it easier for you to find achievements that need guides for unlocking them. You can help the TrueAchievements community and get yourself a shiny new badge in the process.

Posted 5 months ago by Rich Stone, 146 comments

Walkthroughs Update: October 2018

We've very recently hit the milestone of 2,000 published walkthroughs from a total of 670 different writers. It has taken a while, but it's nice to see so many people willing to contribute.

Posted 5 months ago by Dang3R Gaming, 13 comments

Walkthroughs Update: September 2018

Our new overseers have been settling in nicely to the team and their new roles. Other than that, it's been a usual month here on the walkthrough side of things, maybe a little quieter than last month.

Posted 6 months ago by Dang3R Gaming, 11 comments

Earn Rewards For Unlocking Achievements With The Von Coin

We've teamed up with Xbox App developer Von Bismark Labs to help them launch the Von Coin - the first ever crypto-coin to reward Xbox users for their achievement unlocks.

Posted 6 months ago by Rich Stone, 303 comments

Improvements To Gamer Blocking Controls

We've just added a way for our users to hide forum posts and friend feed comments from specific gamers, as well as prevent them from sending private messages

Posted 6 months ago by Rich Stone, 217 comments

[UPDATED] Join the Official TrueAchievements Car Club in Forza Horizon 4

Join the TrueAchievements Club in Forza Horizon 4 and help us climb to the top of the club leaderboards by earning influence in the game.

Posted 7 months ago by Dave Horobin, 92 comments

Deadline Extended for News Team Applications

Two weeks ago, we invited you to join the Newshounds team. We've decided to extend the deadline for team applications to give everyone more time to sort out their applications.

Posted 7 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 5 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 8 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 39 comments

Introducing The Ultimate Head to Head 4 Contest and Community Challenge

Hello TAers! Today we are delighted to announce the return of our most popular community event in the shape of The Ultimate Head to Head 4 contest, and this time it comes with a Community Challenge!

Posted 8 months ago by Dave Horobin, 408 comments

Walkthroughs Update: June & July 2018

The walkthroughs team and the community events team are recruiting at the moment. If you're interested, applications are open until August 19th.

Posted 8 months ago by Dang3R Gaming, 12 comments