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The Best Reviewed Games on TrueAchievements in 2017 - Part One

Earlier today we opened up the voting for the 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 8 hours ago by Dave Horobin, 9 comments

TrueAchievements Game of the Year Awards

There are only a few weeks left of 2017, so that can mean only one thing -- it's time for the eighth annual TrueAchievements Game of the Year Awards!

Posted 11 hours ago by Cee Jay, 39 comments

Moonlighter Trailer Gets Adventurous

Have you ever wondered how those store holders in RPG games manage to maintain their stock of items, including magical and rare weapons, potions and outfits? A new trailer for Moonlighter addresses that very conundrum.

Posted 11 hours ago by Chewie, 1 comment

Latest Mulaka Trailer Focuses On The Gameplay

While most of the news coming out of last weekend's Playstation Experience is mostly suited to our sister site TrueTrophies, there's still some tidbits for us here, like this latest trailer for the Mexico-inspired Mulaka.

Posted 2 days ago by Andy Mills, 1 comment

SMITE's Rally to Rome Patch Ready for Console Launch

SMITE's yearly Odyssey event is in full swing, and the latest console update is ready to take the journey to Rome. This means the Odyssey quest line for the Roman pantheon will open up, and the skins are for Roman gods.

Posted 3 days ago by Kelly Packard, 3 comments

Boom Ball 3 for Kinect Coming This Month

The developers call it "a perfect Xmas gift for those still clinging desperately to their Kinects." And for anyone who still wants to play on Kinect, it undoubtedly is.

Posted 5 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 3 comments

The Long Dark's Getting Updated Next Week

The latest update, Rugged Sentinel, has just released on Steam and will be coming to consoles next week with a wealth of changes in tow. Unfortunately, the unobtainable is not yet fixed although it should be soon.

Posted 5 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 3 comments

Subnautica's Eye Candy Update Coming Soon

This update brings improved visuals to Xbox One that should help the game look even better than before. But that's not all there is. There are also numerous minor improvements and bug fixes.

Posted 5 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 4 comments

Polygod Announced

POLYGOD is a roguelike FPS with a "brutal difficulty curve," if the developers are to be believed. And they're probably right, as that's pretty much a staple of the genre at this point.

Posted 5 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 2 comments

Crossout's Update Brings Improved AI and New Content

New content has been added just in time for the holidays for all of the game's fans. There are new PVE raids, a new PVP mode, and some improved AI to make everything better in store for players.

Posted 5 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 1 comment

Conan Exiles' Upcoming Update Detailed

The newest update, Update 32, will add "new armors, weapons and building pieces, in addition to weapons and armor mods and the new, dynamic weather system."

Posted 5 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 2 comments

Full Metal Furies Release Date Trailer

From the creators of Rogue Legacy, Cellar Door Games, Full Metal Furies is coming next month on January 17th. It's a "true-cooperative" action RPG shmup.

Posted 5 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 4 comments

Brawlout Gameplay Trailer Released

New gameplay has emerged for party fighting title Brawlout in the Nintendo Switch launch trailer. See what kind of fun and furious battles you'll be getting yourself into when the title arrives on the Xbox One.

Posted 5 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 1 comment

Aven Colony Free Expedition Update Details and Trailer

The free Expedition update for Aven Colony is jam-packed with new content. Even though it's not available just yet for consoles, we can still take a look at what Steam users will be getting their hands on for now.

Posted 5 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 5 comments

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Friends to the End Trailer

It's the DLC Shantae: Half-Genie Hero fans have been waiting for as the final piece of the game's storyline has almost arrived. Take a look at the trailer for a sample of the upcoming "Friends to the End" DLC.

Posted 5 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 10 comments

Hello Neighbor Launch Trailer Released

If you've yet to pick up a copy of Hello Neighbor, take a quick look at this launch trailer for a taster of the gameplay before you get to experience it first hand.

Posted 5 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 0 comments

Mulaka The Mythological Creatures Trailer Takes Us Behind The Scenes

Following on from the first behind the scenes video for developer Lienzo's upcoming Mulaka, the team has now released the second instalment that focuses on the mythological creatures of the game.

Posted 6 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 0 comments

Rocket League Frosty Fest Begins Monday with Limited Time Items

If you enjoyed your time with Rocket League's Haunted Hallows event back in October, you'll not want to miss this. Another limited time event kicks off on Monday, December 11th, called Frosty Fest. It's a winter wonderland.

Posted 6 days ago by Mark Delaney, 5 comments

Co-op Blast 'Em Up Game Nine Parchments Gets Launch Trailer

Launch trailers are kind of funny these days. A game's launch is often no longer universal and that's again the case with Frozenbyte's co-op blast 'em up, Nine Parchments. It's out on Switch now and coming soon to Xbox.

Posted 6 days ago by Mark Delaney, 1 comment

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Will Launch Without Achievements

We found out via a Microsoft spokesperson that PUBG on Xbox One will not launch with Achievements or Gamerscore, although this is something the team is looking to add in at a later date.

Posted 6 days ago by Dave Bricker, 118 comments

Fortnite Battle Royale Gets Limited Time 50 vs 50 Mode

In Fortnite's limited-time 50v50 mode, squad up with 49 other players versus 50 enemies. The mode has a few changes to accommodate the huge amount of players on each team.

Posted 6 days ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds' New Desert Map Shown at The Game Awards

At last night's presentation of The Game Awards, the audience was treated to the first trailer for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' Miramar, the new desert map's official name.

Posted 6 days ago by Kelly Packard, 2 comments

Happy Dungeons Infinite Adventure Update Arrives

ToyLogic has released the latest major update for their free-to-play dungeon crawler. The Infinite Adventure update brings a variety of new features and other elements.

Posted 7 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 8 comments

The Mummy Demastered First Impressions

Do you remember one of this summer's greatest blockbusters, The Mummy? The Mummy Demastered is actually completely different. It's a Metroidvania title and it doesn't star Tom Cruise.

Posted 7 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 11 comments

Everspace Adds Hardcore Mode

Everspace already had a Hard difficulty mode. Apparently this wasn't difficult enough for some, though, because Rockfish Games has added a new Hardcore mode to the game.

Posted 7 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 1 comment

Weekend Announcements December 1st-3rd: ADIOS Amigos, Wizard of Legend and More

Last weekend was fairly quiet, but we've still managed to find four titles that are coming to Xbox One and were announced fairly recently.

Posted 9 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 4 comments

Cuphead's "Cupdate" Brings All Manner Of Fixes

No more Mugman Army for Cuphead players, as developer Studio HDMR have released an update -- or Cupdate as they call it -- that removes that exploit in additions to some bug squashing and gameplay balancing.

Posted 10 days ago by Andy Mills, 23 comments

Unruly Heroes Reveals a New Character - Wukong

In the newly released video from Magic Design Studio, viewers are introduced to the legendary Monkey King, Wukong, one of the four Unruly Heroes featured in the upcoming ID@Xbox title.

Posted 11 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 1 comment

Armello Boxed Edition Dated, Gameplay Trailer and Screens

League of Geeks' turn-based strategy board game Armello is set to receive a boxed release in a special edition that includes a physical copy of the soundtrack.

Posted 13 days ago by Lucy Wood, 9 comments

Yoku’s Island Express Stream Explores Mokumana Island

Team 17, publisher for the upcoming Yoku's Island Express, recently took to Facebook to stream some gameplay of the title. Watch just over 18 minutes of gameplay as the team played and answered questions from viewers.

Posted 15 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 0 comments

Hello Neighbor Gameplay Straight from the Basement

New gameplay has emerged for Dynamic Pixels' upcoming Hello Neighbor, the stealth horror title coming next month to the Xbox One. The player scurries around the basement with The Neighbor hot on the player's tail.

Posted 16 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 7 comments

Hand of Fate 2 New Release Date Announced

After suffering a delay, Defiant Development has now announced a new release date for Hand of Fate 2, and it's coming very, very soon.

Posted 16 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 3 comments

Fortnite Patch to Add Smoke Grenades, Leaderboards and Xbox One X Enhancements

After the holiday, Epic Games is ready to release another patch for Fortnite. The patch has improvements and additions for both Save the World and Battle Royale.

Posted 16 days ago by Kelly Packard, 2 comments

TA Podcast: Disneyland Adventures, Batman: The Enemy Within and Win a Game

Welcome to episode 97 of the TrueAchievements podcast. Sorry in advance of the extremely delayed posting of this week's (last week's) show, but we're finally over our technical issues.

Posted 16 days ago by Dave Horobin, 8 comments

Unobtainable Fixed for Warhammer: End Times - Vermintide

Ahead of its imminent Games with Gold release, those who were sworn off the title thanks to the unobtainable achievement will be happy to hear the developers have fixed it and it is now obtainable.

Posted 16 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 43 comments

Prison Architect: Console Edition To Get Escape-ier With New DLC

Prison Architect: Xbox One Edition, the simulation title from developer Introversion Software, will soon be receiving its very own Escape mode in the upcoming DLC planned for next year.

Posted 17 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 4 comments

First Look At Wulverblade Provides Nearly 15 Minutes Of Footage

After successfully releasing Wulverblade on the Nintendo Switch, developer Fully Illustrated turned its attention to the other versions of the game, providing 15 minutes of footage from the game's opening level.

Posted 17 days ago by Andy Mills, 5 comments

Winter Is Coming to SMITE Console in Patch 4.22: Passage to Egypt

Following a release on PC and the American Thanksgiving holiday, Hi-Rez Studios has announced Patch 4.22: Passage to Egypt will launch for SMITE console on Monday, November 27th.

Posted 17 days ago by Kelly Packard, 14 comments

2064: Read Only Memories Story Trailer

Midboss has released a story trailer for pixelated point and click adventure 2064: Read Only Memories, which is inspired by classics like Snatchers and Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Father.

Posted 18 days ago by Lucy Wood, 16 comments

Three Short Videos Show The ABCs Of Full Metal Furies

The ABCs of Full Metal Furies are quite different from the norm. Not only do they not go in the order one might expect, but I don't remember beating down barriers or mythology when learning my ABCs as a kid.

Posted 18 days ago by Andy Mills, 2 comments

Raiders of the Broken Planet Wardog Fury DLC Trailer, Details and Release Date

Mercury Steam Entertainment has confirmed a launch date for "Wardog Fury", the new DLC campaign for Raiders of the Broken Planet. We have all the details including the launch trailer and developer diary video.

Posted 18 days ago by Lucy Wood, 1 comment

Mad Fellows Talks About The Future Of Aaero

Big news not only for Aaero's fans, but for Mad Fellows themselves. In addition to new ships and songs on the way before the end of the year, the developer will now be shifting to self-publishing their rhythm shooter.

Posted 19 days ago by Andy Mills, 7 comments

Yoku's Island Express Uses Pinball Mechanics in a Different Way

Pinball games are becoming more popular but they offer the more traditional pinball experience. Villa Gorilla's upcoming title is aiming to be different.

Posted 19 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 7 comments

Pankapu First Impressions

Pankapu is a narrative action-platformer that feels retro yet new at the same time. The game feels like the present-day version of a platformer that would have released in the '90s.

Posted 20 days ago by Ethan Anderson, 3 comments

Battle Garegga Rev.2016 First Impressions

Battle Garegga is a classic shmup from the 90s that has developed quite a fan base. This new release is the 2016 revision. Dean's here to give us his first impression of the game.

Posted 20 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 1 comment

Latest Mulaka Video Begins Behind The Scenes Series

In this first chapter of the "Behind Mulaka" video series that takes a look behind-the-scenes of Mulaka, we hear the history of the Tarahumara, the indigenous people of northern Mexico who inspired the game.

Posted 22 days ago by Andy Mills, 2 comments

Dungeon Defenders II DLC Details and Stream

The Power of the Ancients expansion for the game is releasing in December, so we've been treated to an hour long stream of the game to highlight some of the new additions.

Posted 23 days ago by Megan Walton, 6 comments

ROGUE TROOPER REDUX Xbox One Code Giveaway

ROGUE TROOPER REDUX, the third person shooter from TickTock Games and Rebellion released last month on the Xbox One via the ID@Xbox program, and today we're giving you the chance to win an Xbox One code for the game.

Posted 23 days ago by Dave Horobin, 46 comments

Ruiner's Savage Update Revealed

Ruiner's Savage Update isn't available yet for consoles, but the launch of the update on Steam has revealed a new trailer and a glimpse at the new content the update will bring to Ruiner's brutal environment.

Posted 23 days ago by Kelly Packard, 1 comment

The Jackbox Party Pack 4 First Impressions

Party games seem a bit scarce nowadays. If you're in dire need to have a good time with friends, look no further than The Jackbox Party Pack 4. Check out my first impressions of the title.

Posted 24 days ago by Will Cruz, 5 comments