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Cities: Skylines Gets Xbox Live Gold Free Play Days

According to an advertisement on the dashboard and the game's Xbox.com store page, Colossal Order's Cities: Skylines is free to play this weekend for Xbox Live Gold members.

Posted 19 hours ago by Kelly Packard, 8 comments

Crossout Is Taking Halloween Deadly Serious In Their Latest Update

Gaijin Entertainment has already kicked off the Halloween fun in their free-to-play, post-apocalyptic action MMO, Crossout, as a new update has gone live and is full of spooky and scary Halloween goodness.

Posted 20 hours ago by Ashley Woodcock, 1 comment

ROBLOX Announces Halloween Event With New Content

Three new Halloween themed stories join the ROBLOX Bloxtober event, giving players the opportunity to win virtual prizes including Halloween costumes for their avatar.

Posted yesterday by Andrew Ogley, 17 comments

Curve Digital's Gimme 5 Bundle Offers a 70% Discount on Five ID@Xbox Titles

Publisher Curve Digital has today announced a new Gimme 5 bundle for the Xbox One, which provides a 70% discount when compared to buying five of their most "highly revered titles" separately.

Posted yesterday by Dave Horobin, 13 comments

MOTHERGUNSHIP Physical Edition Announced

The spiritual successor to 2014's Tower of Guns, MOTHERGUNSHIP, will be receiving a physical edition at release courtesy of Sold Out, who have previously made boxed versions of Overcooked, Yooka Laylee and more.

Posted 2 days ago by Andy Mills, 4 comments

Lost Words Brings a Story to Life

To a lot of people, their journal is the most private possession that they own. Despite this, we're going to commit that ultimate sin and invade the privacy of a young girl in Lost Words.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 14 comments

SMITE's Departure to the Afterlife Patch Launches on Console

With Halloween being just two weeks away, it's time for even the gods and goddesses of SMITE to get dressed up. The "Departure to the Afterlife" patch brings Halloween content and the continuation of The Odyssey event.

Posted 4 days ago by Kelly Packard, 3 comments

TA Podcast: Shadow of War, Battlefront 2, Loot Boxes and Win a Game Code

Welcome to episode 91 of the TrueAchievements podcast. We're back with another show that is packed to the brim with chat about the past week's new releases and gaming news.

Posted 8 days ago by Dave Horobin, 5 comments

Cities: Skylines' Console Season Pass Starts With Snowfall

Publisher Paradox has announced a season pass for Cities: Skylines that will bring all the PC expansions for the city builder to consoles. "Snowfall" is the first expansion to release, and it will launch on November 14th.

Posted 8 days ago by Kelly Packard, 17 comments

Earn Triple Worshipers in SMITE's Weekend Event

If you missed last weekend's event that doubled everything, the stakes are even higher this time with a Triple Worshiper Weekend in SMITE.

Posted 8 days ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments

The Best ID@Xbox Games Available in 2017

The ID@Xbox program has, perhaps quietly, become one of the greatest strengths of the Xbox One. With well over 500 games and counting, it was tough to make cuts, but we picked out several of our favorites to be played in 2017.

Posted 9 days ago by Mark Delaney, 3 comments

Crossout Receives Update 0.8.0 With A Ton of Changes

If you've been enjoying your time with the free-to-play, ID@Xbox vehicular combat title, Crossout, you'll most likely want to know what's been released in patch 0.8.0.

Posted 9 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 5 comments

Paladins Gets a New Patch with New Achievements

The latest patch introduces the game's "All Hallows Evie" event and, perhaps more importantly for many readers, it's changing the nature of that easy completion to make it...not so easy.

Posted 10 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 60 comments

Lifeless Moon Reaches Kickstarter Goal

Lifeless Moon, the sequel to 2015's sci-fi title Lifeless Planet, has been successfully funded on Kickstarter, raising $18,182 of the $17,000 target, meaning we'll definitely be able to explore the new cinematic sci-fi adventure.

Posted 11 days ago by Chewie, 9 comments

Mulaka's Sounds Take Us To The Desert of Samalayuca

Another musical sample from developer Lianzo's upcoming ID@Xbox title Mulaka has been released and this time, listeners can close their eyes and visit the Desert of Samalayuca.

Posted 11 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 1 comment

Morphite Review

Today we embark on a space adventure that seeks to capture the feeling of a true final frontier in the randomly-generated stars. But can Morphite shine bright enough to capture our attention?

Posted 11 days ago by Sam Quirke, 1 comment

Everspace's Encounters Expansion Teased

Rockfish Games has teased a new spaceship, features and more for Everspace's upcoming "Encounter" expansion. Along with the announcement of the expansion, the developer has released a short video to show off the content.

Posted 12 days ago by Kelly Packard, 3 comments

Raiders of the Broken Planet Review

Raiders of the Broken Planet is an indie game but you wouldn't know it by looking at it. It boasts AAA visuals and some impressive settings, but it gets dragged down in a number of ways that keep it from becoming great.

Posted 12 days ago by Mark Delaney, 6 comments

Hand of Fate 2 Release Date and Companion Reveal

A release date has been confirmed for Hand of Fate 2, the follow up to 2015 title Hand of Fate which combined action and RPG elements with an addictive card game against a mysterious hooded Dealer.

Posted 14 days ago by Luc1d, 12 comments

Transcripted First Impressions Video

Especially as the fall release season approaches, tons of games are launching every week. It's hard to know what's worth a play. But have no fear, Renn is here to tell you all about Transcripted.

Posted 14 days ago by Kelly Packard, 2 comments

Jettomero: Hero of the Universe First Impressions Video

A popular theme in sci-fi and video games is sentient robots either taking over or destroying Earth. But Jettomero, star of Jettomero: Hero of the Universe, isn't about that life. They're trying to save everyone.

Posted 14 days ago by Kelly Packard, 1 comment

Skyworld Receives a Release Date and New Trailer

Vertigo Games has confirmed the release date for their Windows Mixed Reality title Skyworld. A new trailer has also been released along with a list of key features of the upcoming fantasy world-filed title.

Posted 15 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 3 comments

TA Podcast: Forza 7, Cuphead, FIFA 18, Destiny 2 and Win a Game Code

Welcome to episode 90 of the TrueAchievements podcast. This week, we're back up to our full complement of regular hosts, and we've got a lot to talk about, so you can expect a longer podcast than last week.

Posted 15 days ago by Dave Horobin, 6 comments

More Fast & Furious DLC Comes To Rocket League

The Fate of the Furious Rocket League DLC must have done well for everyone involved. Dodge, Universal Pictures and Psyonix are back for more Fast and Furious DLC, with Nissan also joining this time around.

Posted 15 days ago by Andy Mills, 4 comments

Party Up in SMITE for 2x Everything

Another Party Up Weekend has arrived in SMITE. Players can earn double worshipers, experience and favor throughout the event as long as they're playing in a party with at least one other player.

Posted 15 days ago by Kelly Packard, 0 comments

Path of Exile's Xbox One Patch Adds Features, Achievement Fixes and More

TrueAchievements gamers have a love-hate relationship with Grinding Gear Games' Path of Exile. They love the game, but it has unobtainable achievements. Thanks to a new patch, this should be no more.

Posted 15 days ago by Kelly Packard, 31 comments

Ruiner Review

Publisher Devolver Digital has a knack for spotting raw potential. Peruse their publishing pedigree and you'll see no shortage of gritty smash hits oozing with personality. Reikon Games' Ruiner is one more to add to the list.

Posted 16 days ago by Kelly Packard, 9 comments

Latest Aftercharge Video Is All About Cyclops

Following on from previous character videos for Aftercharge, this one for Workonic faction character Cyclops explains their role in a match before going on to show a full match as the character.

Posted 16 days ago by Andy Mills, 1 comment

Raiders of the Broken Planet Patch Released

MercurySteam released a new patch today for Raiders of the Broken Planet. Previously, Xbox One and Founders Pack users had problems playing the campaign.

Posted 17 days ago by Dave Bricker, 0 comments

The Odyssey Continues in SMITE Console's Journey to Asgard Patch

SMITE's Odyssey always promises a journey. Of course, the wait for that journey to continue is always a little tougher for console players, but the wait will end when Patch 4.18: Journey to Asgard launches shortly.

Posted 18 days ago by Kelly Packard, 9 comments

Fortnite's Latest Dev Updates Talk Class Balance, Rare Materials & Battle Royale

Now that the hubbub has settled around the release of Fortnite's Battle Royale mode, Epic Games is ready to jump back into updates for the main PvE mode. They talk balance, story and more in their latest video.

Posted 18 days ago by Kelly Packard, 9 comments

Infinite Wisdom Update Available For Pit People

To be expected for a game in the Game Preview program, Pit People receives fairly regular updates. Infinite Wisdom, the fifth update, has been released and developer The Behemoth has revealed everything that's changed.

Posted 19 days ago by Andy Mills, 2 comments

Mutant Football League Video Sees Malice Hellboys Take On Cardinal Sins

In a new gameplay video for their monstrous American football title Mutant Football League, Digital Dreams Entertainment brings us a match between the Malice Hellboys and the Cardinal Sins.

Posted 22 days ago by Chewie, 7 comments

All Paladins Champions and Legendary Cards Unlocked for Xbox Live Gold Members

For many weekends in a row, Xbox Live Gold members have had free access to various games. Hi-Rez Studios' Paladins is already free to play, so the developer is hosting their own version of a free weekend.

Posted 22 days ago by Kelly Packard, 1 comment

Cuphead Review

StudioMDHR's debut title garnered significant pre-release hype for itself thanks in large part to its stunning visual design. Thankfully, with tough design and excellent co-op, Cuphead is much more than just a pretty face.

Posted 22 days ago by Mark Delaney, 118 comments

Seven Games To Be Added To Xbox Game Pass This October

The deal that Xbox Game Pass represents gets even better as seven more titles join the program. In amongst this batch is the perfect-for-Hallowe'en Costume Quest 2 and Capcom fighter Super Street Fighter IV.

Posted 23 days ago by Andy Mills, 25 comments

The Jackbox Party Pack 4 Release Date Announced

The Jackbox Party Pack 4, the latest in the popular party game compilation series, will be coming next month, the team at Jackbox has announced. To celebrate, there's also plenty of screenshots and a new trailer.

Posted 23 days ago by Andy Mills, 3 comments

Lightfield Review

Lightfield sets its sights on innovation and largely succeeds, offering a unique racing experience. Unfortunately, there are simply too many negatives to recommend the title for its launch price.

Posted 23 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 1 comment

EGX 2017: Figment Makes Nightmares Look Endearing

Figment is a title whose charm and personality should endear it to both children and adults alike as they fight fears and nightmares that are often pushed to the dark recesses of the human mind.

Posted 24 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 1 comment

Time Recoil First Impressions

It's the latest ID@Xbox top down shooter, a game we've seen time and time again. Pun intended. Dean's here to let us know whether it's time to invest in this title.

Posted 25 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 3 comments

Candleman's Lost Light DLC Coming This October

Earlier this year, developer Spotlightor Interactive promised Candleman fans more content for the platformer. The DLC, called "Lost Light," has been dated for October.

Posted 25 days ago by Kelly Packard, 10 comments

Warframe Reveals More Details On The Upcoming Expansion - Plains Of Eidolon

Megan Everett, senior community coordinator for Digital Extremes, took the time out to share new details and screens via Xbox Wire revealing more of what's to come in the upcoming DLC "Plains of Eidolon" in Warframe.

Posted 29 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 11 comments

PUBG Devs Call Out Fortnite for "Replicating" Their Game

The games industry is one of imitators and inspirations. One game does something fun and innovative and several others follow suit like clockwork. How close is too close, though? Bluehole Inc. thinks they know the answer.

Posted 29 days ago by Mark Delaney, 92 comments

TA Podcast: Destiny 2, Forza 7, Sea of Thieves and Win an Xbox One Game Code

Welcome to episode 88 of the TrueAchievements podcast. We recorded this week's show a day early due to Rich heading off to EGX, but even on a short week, we've got loads to talk about.

Posted 29 days ago by Dave Horobin, 4 comments

Earn Double Everything in SMITE Starting Friday

SMITE players never say no to a Double Everything Weekend. These events have it all: double worshipers, double experience and double favor. There's one running from September 22nd to September 25th.

Posted 29 days ago by Kelly Packard, 3 comments

Happy Wars' Fifth Anniversary Update to Add Achievements and More

Developer ToyLogic is celebrating the fifth anniversary of the original version of Happy Wars. An update will be going out for the Windows 10 and Xbox One versions that will add new achievements and 15v15 Battles.

Posted 29 days ago by Kelly Packard, 40 comments

N++ Comes To Xbox One This October

Nearly ten years since N+ originally released back in early 2008, follow-up N++ now has a release date on Xbox One in October following the title's previous release on PS4 and PC.

Posted 30 days ago by Andy Mills, 18 comments

Fortnite's Battle Royale Will Launch as Free to Play Standalone

If you've been thinking to yourself, "Wow, I really want to buy Fortnite so I can try out the new Battle Royale mode," now you don't have to. Developer Epic Games has announced Battle Royale will be a free, separate download.

Posted 30 days ago by Kelly Packard, 28 comments

Planet of the Eyes Review

Planet of the Eyes is an indie puzzle-platformer that can reasonably draw comparisons to other stylish games in the same genre. The puzzles aren't as special as some of its genre-mates but its story is thought-provoking.

Posted 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 16 comments

Maize First Impressions

Maize is probably one of the weirdest games I have played in a while. Two scientists make a mistake and create sentient corn, and it only gets progressively weirder from there.

Posted 1 month ago by Ethan Anderson, 38 comments