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The Odyssey and Hachiman Arrive on SMITE Console in Patch 4.17

SMITE's yearly Odyssey event is scheduled to launch shortly for consoles. The 4.17 patch, which is named "The Odyssey" after the event, brings the return of the event in addition to the newest god, Hachiman.

Posted 2 hours ago by Kelly Packard, 1 comment

Weekend Announcements September 15-17th: Ben 10, Eternal Edge, Vesta and More

We managed to bring you the announcements of four titles over the weekend, but there were still a few titles that you won't have seen. Of these five games, four will be coming to the Xbox One via ID@Xbox.

Posted 13 hours ago by Rebecca Smith, 3 comments

Double XP Now Live in Dungeon Defenders II

If Dungeon Defenders II is your game of choice this weekend, your progress will be expedited thanks to a double XP weekend that is live now.

Posted 4 days ago by Kelly Packard, 2 comments

Fable Fortune Update 0.5.0 Details

Patch 0.5.0 for card collectible title Fable Fortune brings a new Silver income source, Mass Salvage of unwanted cards, guaranteed Fabled and Mythics from card packs and a major rebalance.

Posted 4 days ago by Luc1d, 1 comment

Path of Exile's 3.0.1b Xbox One Patch Detailed

Launching at the end of August, Grinding Gear Games' formerly PC-only dungeon crawler has been well-received by the TrueAchievements community. However, the game is not without its bugs, which a patch looks to to rectify.

Posted 4 days ago by Kelly Packard, 21 comments

Psyonix Gets Ready to Drop Rocket League's Autumn Update

As we head into the busy fall release season, developers are vying for players' attention from all angles. Psyonix hopes to retain Rocket League players' interest with what looks to be a massive update.

Posted 4 days ago by Kelly Packard, 11 comments

Paladins Receives Double XP Weekend Following Latest Patch

Paladins is celebrating its one-year anniversary on the Steam platform. Console players probably haven't paid attention to it, but hey, if it brings a double XP weekend with it, the Steamiversary is our new favorite thing.

Posted 4 days ago by Kelly Packard, 0 comments

Latest Lost Words Trailer Tells the Tale of Grace

Featuring talent from Mirror's Edge, Ori and the Blind Forest and Thomas Was Alone amongst others, Lost Words is certainly one for which to keep an eye out, something we'll happily do thanks to this new trailer.

Posted 5 days ago by Andy Mills, 3 comments

PAX West: Lifeless Moon Feels Plucked Right Out of The Twilight Zone

Stage 2's indie sci-fi adventure game, Lifeless Planet, told a ponderous tale that fans of the genre hopefully did not miss. We got to play the early build of the just-announced spiritual successor, Lifeless Moon, at PAX West.

Posted 6 days ago by Mark Delaney, 5 comments

Aftercharge Gameplay Video Introduces Glitch

A new video for upcoming competitive shooter Aftercharge, from Knight Squad developer Chainsawesome, shows a full match from the viewpoint of a robot character called Glitch.

Posted 7 days ago by Luc1d, 1 comment

Full Ensemble Featured in Soundtrack for Pinstripe

Developer Atmos Games' Pinstripe shows potential as it makes its way to Xbox in a couple of months. The unique look and feel are complimented by the live ensemble featured in the soundtrack.

Posted 7 days ago by Will Cruz, 3 comments

Raiders of the Broken Planet Open Beta Starts September 15th

The upcoming third-person "shooter-brawler" is getting an open beta in just a few days ahead of the game's release later in the month. A new character spotlight video shows off the bare buttocks of a Prussian mercenary.

Posted 7 days ago by Sam Quirke, 6 comments

PAX West: The Church in the Darkness Offers Gameplay Both Technical and Emergent

The studio behind The Church in the Darkness, Paranoid Productions, brought their latest demo to PAX West and we got to go hands-on trying to infiltrate the dynamic cult town. The infiltrate/exfiltrate mission is not easy.

Posted 8 days ago by Mark Delaney, 4 comments

Aftercharge - Pre-Alpha Gameplay Footage Released

ChainsawesomeGames have returned from a quiet period with a new video showcasing pre-alpha gameplay footage from their upcoming competitive first-person shooter, Aftercharge.

Posted 9 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 1 comment

TA Podcast: L.A. Noire, Battlefield 1, Madden 18 and Win an Xbox One Game Code

Welcome to episode 86 of the TrueAchievements podcast. Some technical issues stopped us from uploading the show yesterday, but as the saying goes, it's better late than never.

Posted 10 days ago by Dave Horobin, 0 comments

Latest Friday the 13th: The Game Video Teases New Playable Jason

More content is coming to the thriller game based on the critically acclaimed films. The latest teaser shows us a glimpse of a new playable Jason -- Jason IV.

Posted 10 days ago by Jake Hermance, 4 comments

ARK: Survival Evolved Review

If someone had told 6-year-old me there would be a game 20 years later where you could tame, ride and live among dinosaurs, I would have spent the remainder of my childhood attempting to build a time machine.

Posted 12 days ago by Kelly Packard, 16 comments

PAX West: Hello Neighbor is an Improbable Mix of Pixar and Hitchcock

With a color palette at home in a children's movie franchise, Hello Neighbor could fool some uninformed purchasers into thinking they're safe. They would be wrong. This smart and relentless AI is your new nightmare.

Posted 12 days ago by Mark Delaney, 15 comments

Summer Knockout Patch Launches for SMITE Console

Summer is coming to an end for the Northern Hemisphere. What better way to enjoy the last warm days of the season than to sit inside playing video games? SMITE's latest console patch is here.

Posted 12 days ago by Kelly Packard, 7 comments

Pre-PAX ID@Xbox Open House Introduces Eight New Titles

During Microsoft's Pre-PAX ID@Xbox Open House event, around two thousand players got to try out a variety of ID@Xbox titles. In total, 37 games were available to play and eight titles have never been revealed before.

Posted 12 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 12 comments

Windows Mixed Reality Goes to Pre-PAX West 2017

The Pre-PAX ID@Xbox Open House event was open to anyone for free and this year saw a couple of thousand people turn up to try out Microsoft's upcoming Windows Mixed Reality headsets.

Posted 13 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 18 comments

Friday the 13th: The Game Reveals Its Spring Break 1984 DLC

Camp Crystal Lake's Counselors will soon be able to show off their best beachwear as they try and avoid a grizzly death by an unstoppable killer. On the plus side, blood is easy to wash out of a swimsuit.

Posted 14 days ago by Alex Jones, 26 comments

Eventide 2: Sorcerer's Mirror Review

Fans of the publisher and their output will by now know exactly what to expect, even if this title tries to switch things up a little. Those who are new to the publisher can look forward to a solid casual point and click title.

Posted 15 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 7 comments

AER Releases New Screens and Receives Release Date

Developer Forgotten Key has announced the release date for the high-flying ID@Xbox title AER. To celebrate this news, the team also released a few screenshots.

Posted 15 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 1 comment

The Jackbox Party Pack 4's Mini Games Fully Revealed

Over the past several months, Jackbox has been steadily revealing each of the five individual mini games for The Jackbox Party Pack 4. We now have the full array of all five games. Or am I fibbing about it?

Posted 17 days ago by Kelly Packard, 12 comments

ARK: Survival Evolved Streams and Code Giveaways

ARK: Survival Evolved came out of the Xbox Game Preview program earlier this week, and to celebrate the full release we're going to be streaming the game on our Mixer channel and giving away codes for the game.

Posted 19 days ago by Dave Horobin, 7 comments

Rocket League's NBA Flag Pack to Be Delisted

Rocket League developer Psyonix has announced the "NBA Flag Pack" DLC will be delisted on September 28th. It contains 30 National Basketball Association team flags with which players can outfit their car in-game.

Posted 20 days ago by Kelly Packard, 10 comments

Moon Hunters First Impressions

Moon Hunters is a self-proclaimed “co-op personality test” RPG in which you to build your own story over multiple playthroughs. It can be played alone, or locally with three friends.

Posted 21 days ago by Ethan Anderson, 10 comments

Friday The 13th: The Game's Latest Patch Detailed, Fixes Broken Achievement

Gun Media has released a new patch for Friday The 13th: The Game that includes the removal of team killing, changes to the maps, a fix for the unobtainable achievement, and a whole host of fixes and improvements.

Posted 21 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 11 comments

A Storm Is Moving In Over The World Of Fortnite

If you're finding it tough enough as it is to survive in Epic Game's third-person shooter / tower defence title Fortnite, you may want to stay indoors for the upcoming Survive The Storm update.

Posted 21 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 9 comments

Weekend Announcements August 25th-27th Pt. 1: Attack on Titan 2 and More

Fight gigantic fires, recruit a bomber crew, run favours for the god of gods, bring peace and order to a monster infested mountain, battle hellhogs as panda marines, and more...

Posted 22 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 8 comments

Yoku’s Island Express Video Released

Villa Gorilla and Team 17 released a new trailer for their side-scrolling platformer pinball adventure Yoku’s Island Express. Meet Yoku, the pint-sized postman protagonist.

Posted 23 days ago by Dave Bricker, 3 comments

September's Games With Gold Titles Announced

As usual, September will bring along two titles for the Xbox One, as well as two for the Xbox 360 that can both also be played on the Xbox One thanks to backwards compatibility.

Posted 26 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 215 comments

Unruly Heroes Video Demonstrates the Flaming Mountain

A new video has been released for upcoming action-adventure platformer Unruly Heroes, which is inspired by the classic Chinese folk story "Journey to the West", showing the Flaming Mountain section of the game.

Posted 27 days ago by Chewie, 0 comments

Corrupted Arena Adventure Arrives for SMITE Console

It's Gamescom week and it's a bustle of new announcements, trailers, teasers and more. Other games like SMITE, however, are just trying to bring you their regularly-scheduled content in the midst of all the chaos.

Posted 27 days ago by Kelly Packard, 0 comments

Surviving Mars Gamescom 2017 Trailer and Screens Released

The first in-game trailer has been released for Surviving Mars as developer Haemimont Games put their upcoming management title on show at this year's Gamescom event.

Posted 28 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 2 comments

Xbox Game Pass Expands to Eight New Countries, Seven More Games To Be Added

After a successful launch to 31 markets around the world on June 1st, the Xbox Game Pass will now be making its way to an additional eight markets as well as adding seven more games to the catalogue.

Posted 29 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 19 comments

ID@Xbox Gamescom 2017 Montage

There are currently more than 1,500 ID@Xbox games in development. The traditional montage trailer showcased 14 of those titles that are coming to the Xbox One within the next 12 months.

Posted 29 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 17 comments

TA Podcast: Agents of Mayhem, Slime Rancher, Injustice 2 and Win a Game Code

Welcome to episode 84 of the TrueAchievements podcast. Rich was unfortunately too busy going through admin type things to record this morning, but have no fear as Jack and I are here to bring you this week's show.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 2 comments

Songbringer Dated and Gameplay Trailer Released

Developer Wizard Fu and publisher Double Eleven have announced the release date for their role playing title Songbringer and have also released a new gameplay trailer which gives us a great look at the adventure to come.

Posted 1 month ago by Ashley Woodcock, 2 comments

Trials Fusion and Red Faction: Armageddon Now Free with Games with Gold

Today marks the mid-point of the month, and that means Xbox LIVE Gold members now have the chance to download two new games for free via August's Games with Gold.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 22 comments

Voodoo Vince: Remastered Update Removes Point of No Return

Developer Beep Games has updated Voodoo Vince: Remastered, eliminating the point of no return that stopped users from revisiting prior levels after they reached the final boss fight.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 22 comments

GRIDD: Retroenhanced First Impressions

Retroenhanced. What does that really mean? The jury's still out but it looks like it just means fun. GRIDD is an on-rails shooter with an 80's vibe and a modern feel.

Posted 1 month ago by Kevin Tavore, 6 comments

Official Conan Exiles Gameplay on Xbox One

With less than a week to launch, Conan Exiles will officially enter the Xbox Game Preview Program. Developer Funcom gave fans a taste of what they can expect on consoles via their latest Mixer stream.

Posted 1 month ago by Will Cruz, 11 comments

Mr. Shifty Review

A hero who doesn't carry a gun, picking up items on the fly, must stop a dangerous weapon from being released upon the world. How dangerous can one man be whose only talent is teleporting? Actually, quite dangerous indeed.

Posted 1 month ago by Cindy Minguez, 7 comments

Fortnite Gets Three More Patches in One Week, Survival Mode Announced

On its third week after launch, Fortnite has received three more patches including small fixes that mostly try to prevent the game from constantly crashing.

Posted 1 month ago by Claudio Barata, 9 comments

Friday the 13th: The Game Attempts to Remove Team Killing and Adds Free DLC

When playing Friday the 13th: The Game, not all survivors play fair and team killing sours this experience. Gun Media took feedback from the community and is now attempting removing team killing while adding new content.

Posted 1 month ago by Will Cruz, 38 comments

Demetrios - The BIG Cynical Adventure Review

Was it worth the wait for Demetrios to arrive on consoles? Well, that depends on whether you love toilet humour or whether it repulses you.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 6 comments

TA Podcast: Telltale's Batman, Infinite Minigolf, Conga Master and Win a Game

On this week's show, we discuss the new Xbox One dashboard, micro transactions in Shadow of War and the rest of the biggest Xbox One news announcements from the past seven days.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 2 comments

Try All Characters Free in Paladins With 20% Bonus Gold and XP

Free is good. Weekends are good. Starting Friday, Hi-Rez will be combining the two with an event for Paladins: Champions of the Realm that will unlock all the game's champions for everyone all weekend long.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments