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A Rank-Up Campaign is Running in Happy Wars

The only thing that makes Happy Wars players happier is a bonus XP event. This time around 30% bonus score is being offered in multiplayer modes for the next several days.

Posted 8 hours ago by Kelly Packard, 0 comments

Double XP Goes Live in Dungeon Defenders II

A Double Gold Weekend was supposed to go live today in Dungeon Defenders II, but there was a problem with the event. Since Trendy isn't able to provide gamers with double gold, they're offering up double experience instead.

Posted 8 hours ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments

Vostok Inc Launch Trailer

Badland Games and Nosebleed Interactive released the launch trailer for their upcoming release, Vostok Inc. You play a greedy capitalist who tries to defeat aliens in order to liquidate their resources.

Posted 11 hours ago by Dave Bricker, 0 comments

TA Podcast: The Sims 4, Cars 3: Driven to Win, Gigantic and Win an Xbox One Game

It's been ages since Rich, Jack and I were all able to record a podcast together, but now that everyone's holidays are over and no one is coughing up a lung, we're finally able to get back into the swing of things.

Posted 23 hours ago by Dave Horobin, 7 comments

Infinite Minigolf Review

A game called Infinite Minigolf is simultaneously implying it's exactly what you'd expect and so much more. You can't really reinvent the proverbial wheel but Zen Studios does let you reinvent the golf course over and over.

Posted 2 days ago by Mark Delaney, 9 comments

Friday the 13th: The Game Receives Another Patch on Xbox One

Friday the 13th: The Game had a rocky launch. It had an especially rocky launch on Xbox One. In fact, things were so bad that today the game received a patch that attempts to bring it in line with the other versions.

Posted 2 days ago by Kelly Packard, 13 comments

SMITE's Mid-Season Patch Arrives With Rewards System, Prestiges and More

This year's Mid-Season Patch brings a hefty dose of content -- the Summer of SMITE has begun, levels now go higher than 30, you can unlock free items just for playing through the new rewards system and more.

Posted 2 days ago by Kelly Packard, 7 comments

Dungeon Defenders II Devstream Previews Patch 1.0.3

Ahead of Patch 1.0.3's release for Dungeon Defenders II, developer Trendy Entertainment took to their Twitch TV channel to stream a preview of the upcoming title update.

Posted 3 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 3 comments

TA Competition: The Town of Light

Today, we are giving you the chance to win an Xbox One download code for The Town of Light, which released via the ID@Xbox program at the beginning of June.

Posted 3 days ago by Dave Horobin, 709 comments

August's Games with Gold Titles Announced

With July ending in a few days time, it's time to find out what the next offering of free games will be in August's Games with Gold.

Posted 4 days ago by Dave Horobin, 137 comments

Fable Fortune Release Trailer and Limited Time 20% Discount

Fable-Fortune, the collectible card game based in the world of Albion and developed by a team of former Lionhead Studios employees, releases in Game Preview on the Xbox One and Windows 10 today.

Posted 4 days ago by Dave Horobin, 39 comments

Deadcore - First Hour of Gameplay

On Friday afternoon, Rich streamed the first hour of gameplay from the recently released ID@Xbox game Deadcore on our Mixer channel.

Posted 5 days ago by Dave Horobin, 10 comments

>observer_ Gets a Familiar Face and a Release Date

Bloober Team has released a new trailer for their sci-fi horror adventure >observer_ that reveals the main character Detective Dan Lazarski will be portrayed by Rutger Hauer, as well as the game's imminent release date.

Posted 7 days ago by Chewie, 8 comments

TA Podcast: Gigantic, Cars 3, Shadow of Mordor and Win a Game Code

Welcome to episode 80 of the TrueAchievements podcast. Jack is still on his holidays this week, but it isn't all bad news, as Rich's cough has finally eased off just enough for him to speak in full sentences again.

Posted 8 days ago by Dave Horobin, 6 comments

Learn How LKA.it Brought The Town of Light to Life

In a newly released video from publisher Wired Productions, the team bridges the gap between past and future, real and virtual in "Building The Town of Light".

Posted 8 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 2 comments

Party Up in SMITE for 2X Everything

Merry Christmas! It's not really Christmas, but according to SMITE's in-game calendar, it's Christmas in July. To celebrate the occasion, players can earn double everything all weekend long while playing in a party.

Posted 8 days ago by Kelly Packard, 10 comments

Paladins Starts a Party Up Weekend

Do you have friends? Do your friends play Paladins? If you answered yes to the previous questions, you can probably see where this is all heading -- there is a Party Up Weekend event going live for the title.

Posted 8 days ago by Kelly Packard, 6 comments

Dovetail Games Euro Fishing Update Improves Fish AI

The latest update to Dovetail Games Euro Fishing improves fish AI and makes the struggle to reel in the big one more realistic. Fish will no longer give up and now will contest players more consistently until they are caught.

Posted 8 days ago by Roland Chansen, 12 comments

Xbox Creators Collection Launches to Xbox Insiders

Announced at GDC, the Creators Program is a way to allow both the community and developers to more easily get their titles onto the Xbox One. Now, some of those in the alpha ring can access it.

Posted 9 days ago by Alex Jones, 69 comments

What Remains of Edith Finch Review

Walking sims don't care about gameplay. They sacrifice interesting mechanics in favor of story. It's a polarizing trade-off but one people are accustomed to, or at least they used to be before the time of Edith Finch.

Posted 10 days ago by Mark Delaney, 52 comments

Serial Cleaner Review

Serial Cleaner follows the chosen career of Bob Leaner, a man who makes his living cleaning up crime scenes for the mob and other mysterious clients in a constant game of hide and seek with the police.

Posted 11 days ago by Cindy Minguez, 6 comments

Songbringer Reveals the Viper, Practices a Speedrun and Fixes Bugs

Songbringer is a Zelda-inspired procedurally generated action RPG first announced at GDC earlier this year. The developer has brought us three new videos for the game showing a new enemy, a speedrun and bug fixes.

Posted 11 days ago by Chewie, 0 comments

Sniper Elite 4 Video Previews New Content

An extended Let's Play video from Rebellion previews a range of new content coming to their third person stealth shooter Sniper Elite 4 later this week.

Posted 12 days ago by Luc1d, 5 comments

Next Dungeon Defenders II Patch Addresses Drops, Fixes, Gold Events and More

Free-to-play tower defense title didn't have the smoothest launch. Developer Trendy Entertainment is working on the follow-up patch, Patch 1.0.3, that will offer up loot changes, free gifts, balance adjustments and more.

Posted 14 days ago by Kelly Packard, 15 comments

New Character, Map and Cinematic Trailer Teased for Paladins

At this week's DreamHack Valencia event, Paladins took center stage with the Paladins Summer Premier tournament. Developer Hi-Rez Studios took the opportunity to reveal new content for the FPS.

Posted 14 days ago by Kelly Packard, 2 comments

SMITE's Dreamhack Tournament Brings a Double FP Event and Plenty of Spoils

Events are always a prime time for developers to reveal new information about their games. This weekend, Hi-Rez has done so for SMITE, dropping plenty of spoils at Dreamhack in Valencia, Spain.

Posted 15 days ago by Kelly Packard, 1 comment

Latest Rocket League Patch 1.36 Fixes Minor Bugs

As always, publisher and developer Psyonix has been hard at work making slight adjustments to improve the game. Fans can expect minor improvements such as matchmaking searches and removal of bugs.

Posted 15 days ago by Will Cruz, 9 comments

Pharaonic Getting a Deluxe Retail Copy

The game described as a side-scrolling version of Dark Souls, set in ancient Egypt, is set to get a deluxe physical retail copy that also includes the original soundtrack from the title.

Posted 15 days ago by Andrew Ogley, 5 comments

Figment - The Making Of Parts One to Three

The last illustrated process which showcases developer Bedtime Digital Games putting together art designs from their upcoming ID@Xbox title Figment has been released.

Posted 15 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 0 comments

What Remains of Edith Finch Coming to Xbox Next Week

What once seemed to be a PlayStation console exclusive has been revealed to no longer be such a thing. What Remains of Edith Finch, the acclaimed "walking sim" from Giant Sparrow, is coming to Xbox One after all.

Posted 15 days ago by Mark Delaney, 19 comments

Sniper Elite 4 Trailer Reveals Upcoming DLC Details Plus Free Content

The Deathstorm finale takes the player back to WWII Germany for the first time since Sniper Elite V2. Players will also have access to some free content including new multiplayer maps and increased level caps.

Posted 16 days ago by Andrew Ogley, 17 comments

ARK: Survival Evolved Pre-Order Trailer Shows Off Collector’s Edition

ARK: Survival Evolved shows off content of the collector’s edition, which is only available in limited quantities. The pack includes the full game, season pass, and a variety of collectible items.

Posted 16 days ago by Roland Chansen, 24 comments

Grim Legends 2: Song of the Dark Swan Review

With no direct relation to Grim Legends: The Forsaken Bride, Grim Legends 2: Song of the Dark Swan allows both Artifex Mundi veterans and newcomers alike to enjoy the game.

Posted 16 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 5 comments

Warframe To Get New Open World Expansion - Plains of Eidolon

Warframe is set to get a new expansion called Plains of Eidolon later this year that is to be one of the game's most ambitious expansions. The new expansion will be set on planet Earth with new items and features.

Posted 17 days ago by Stephanie Caldwell, 11 comments

SMITE's Divine Light Patch Rolls Out to Consoles

As the SMITE development team at Hi-Rez prepares for the Dreamhack Valencia tournament and the much larger mid-season patch, "Divine Light" is a smaller update that should segue nicely into things to come.

Posted 17 days ago by Kelly Packard, 2 comments

Poi First Impressions

Poi is a 3D platformer in which two orphans set off on an adventure with the goal of exploring the many lands that their world has to offer. It is reminiscent of games like Banjo Kazooie and Super Mario 64.

Posted 17 days ago by Ethan Anderson, 12 comments

Paladins: Champions of the Realm - Introducing Lian, Scion of House Aico

Hi-Rez Studios released a video featuring a new champion for Paladins. The new champion, Lian, Scion of House Aico, is a rifle toting woman.

Posted 19 days ago by Dave Bricker, 6 comments

Super Cloudbuilt Pre-Order Bonus Details and New Screens

Those of you interested in Coilworks' upcoming parkour-platformer Super Cloudbuilt can take advantage of a pre-order bonus and also enjoy a new set of screens that have been released.

Posted 20 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 4 comments

Two New Videos for Indivisible

Hear from Tania Gunadi, the voice of Ajna, and take a look behind the scenes of the game, with a little bit of gameplay thrown in for good measure.

Posted 20 days ago by Lexley Ford, 3 comments

TA Podcast: Micro Machines, Marvel Heroes Omega, PayDay 2 and Win a Game

Welcome to episode 78 of the TrueAchievements podcast. Rich is still away, so this week Jack and I were once again joined by the tag team double act of Will and Treezy.

Posted 22 days ago by Dave Horobin, 3 comments

Crazy Strike Bowling EX - First Hour of Gameplay

Yesterday afternoon, Jack streamed the first-hour Corecell Technology's bowling game, Crazy Strike Bowling EX on our Mixer channel.

Posted 22 days ago by Dave Horobin, 10 comments

Cities: Skylines Gets Housekeeping Patch on Windows 10

Last month, Cities: Skylines on Xbox One received a substantial patch on Xbox One, alleviating achievement problems, save issues and more. A patch addressing the same issues has now made its way to the Windows 10 version.

Posted 23 days ago by Kelly Packard, 13 comments

Poi - First Hour of Gameplay

Yesterday afternoon, Jack streamed the first hour of Poi, a platformer from Polykid which is available on the Xbox One and Windows 10.

Posted 23 days ago by Dave Horobin, 0 comments

Unruly Heroes Ki Hong Character Reveal

The first character reveal video for upcoming Monkey-inspired game Unruly Heroes introduces Ki Hong, showing how he has been brought to life from sketches through to full animation.

Posted 23 days ago by Luc1d, 1 comment

Strange Brigade Developer Stream Showcases Characters

A new developer stream for Rebellion's upcoming third person shooter Strange Brigade takes an in-depth look at the different playable characters in the game.

Posted 23 days ago by Luc1d, 2 comments

Dungeon Defenders II Patch Detailed and Released

The Trendy team announced a new patch for Dungeon Defenders II. The patch fixes the biggest bugs reported to the team.

Posted 24 days ago by Dave Bricker, 14 comments

Super Bomb Rush! - First Hour of Gameplay

Yesterday afternoon, Jack checked out the recently released ID@Xbox game from Curvature Systems, Super Bomb Rush, on our Mixer channel.

Posted 24 days ago by Dave Horobin, 0 comments

Ghost of a Tale First Impressions

SeithCG have been hard at work developing Ghost of a Tale. Though there's still work to be done, the title has just launched Xbox's game preview program. Curious about the game? Check out my first impressions here.

Posted 24 days ago by Will Cruz, 13 comments

Conan Exiles Dev Video Stream

Open world online multiplayer survival game Conan Exiles developer Funcom released a new (nearly) hour long video stream. The devs in the video stream discuss some new features.

Posted 25 days ago by Dave Bricker, 1 comment

Outbreak - First Hour of Gameplay

Yesterday afternoon, Jack checked out the recently released ID@Xbox game from Dead Drop Studios, Outbreak, on our Mixer channel.

Posted 25 days ago by Dave Horobin, 1 comment