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TA Podcast: EGX, Red Dead Online, Fossil Hunters and Win a Game Code

Welcome to episode 138 of the TrueAchievements podcast, where this week I was once again joined by Jack and Ollie as we chat about their trip to EGX, and ask for your feedback as we look a switching up the show format.

Posted 2 days ago by Dave Horobin, 23 comments

SMITE Event Unlocks All Gods With 3x Worshipers, Favor, XP and Fantasy Points

The start of the yearly Odyssey event is being rung in with Hera's Odyssey Celebration, which unlocks all of SMITE's playable gods for everyone from September 21st-30th.

Posted 2 days ago by Kelly Packard, 12 comments

TerraTech Review

Imagine if you could build tanks on Minecraft? Well, that's basically what TerraTech does. Use blocks and resources found in the world to create your vehicle and take out enemies.

Posted 2 days ago by Megan Walton, 3 comments

Latest Patch For Guts & Glory Fixes A Couple Of Achievements

Players of HakJak's platformer Guts & Glory previously may have had difficulties unlocking a couple of the game's achievements. Happily, that's in the past tense now as the developer has released a patch on Xbox One.

Posted 4 days ago by Andy Mills, 4 comments

3on3 FreeStyle Review

It’s time to lace up your favorite pair of sneakers because 3on3 FreeStyle is available on Xbox. Is this free to play title a swish or a miss?

Posted 4 days ago by Will Cruz, 50 comments

New Xbox Releases: Week Beginning September 17th, 2018

This week may well bring along 12 new releases, but not a single one of those titles will be showing up at retailers. They're all digital only titles, at least for now.

Posted 6 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 13 comments

Sigi - A Fart for Melusina Review

Sigi - A Fart for Melusina will have you running, jumping, farting, and defeating monsters on your quest to save the damsel in distress, Melusina. Don't be fooled though, this journey isn't an arduous one.

Posted 7 days ago by Ethan Anderson, 21 comments

Dead Cells Review

Dead Cells is a roguevania, meaning it could be the mutant offspring of Spelunky and Castlevania: Symphony of the Night with Dark Souls for a godparent. And it usually works out to be as exciting as that sounds.

Posted 7 days ago by Lucy Wood, 35 comments

Sky Palace Update Teased for Wizard of Legend

Wizard of Legend developer has teased the upcoming Sky Palace Update. The update will add new enemies, signatures and more. Some of the new content can be seen in the video below.

Posted 7 days ago by Kelly Packard, 11 comments

Paladins: Champions of the Realm Xenosynthesis Patch Details

The Xenosynthesis patch for Paladins: Champions of the Realm has brought back the Deep Space Chest, added a new queue flow system and fixed various bugs.

Posted 7 days ago by Lucy Wood, 2 comments

Persian Nights: Sands of Wonders Review

Artifex Mundi decided to hit us with a surprise standalone release. Persian Nights: Sands of Wonders might have an independent story, but it has very familiar gameplay despite a couple of minor attempts at improvements.

Posted 7 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 6 comments

TA Podcast: Forza Horizon 4, Planet Alpha and Win a Game Code

Welcome to episode 137 of the TrueAchievements podcast, where Rich, Jack and I wrap up all of this week's biggest Xbox news and chat about our hands-on preview of Forza Horizon 4.

Posted 9 days ago by Dave Horobin, 38 comments

Strange Brigade Gets a Rodeo Rider, More to Come Next Month

This week brought along the first part of Strange Brigade's post-launch plans, adding new levels to a couple of game modes for all players, as well as a new character for Season Pass holders.

Posted 9 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 4 comments

The Culling Delisted from Microsoft Store

Today, the team took one step further towards the promise of a free-to-play game by removing the premium version of The Culling from the Microsoft Store.

Posted 10 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 45 comments

Fortnite Removes Controversial Drum Gun

The updates for Fortnite continue to role in with the content update part of patch v5.40. The most notable change is the removal of the controversial Drum Gun, which has now entered the dreaded vault.

Posted 11 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 38 comments

Happy Dungeons Shutting Down June 2019

Toylogic has now announced the servers will be closing for Happy Dungeons on June 12th, 2019, meaning the game will only have been available for two and a half years at the time of closing.

Posted 11 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 36 comments

Giveaway: ID@Xbox Quick Gamerscore Boost

For our next site competition, we're giving you the chance to win Xbox One codes for Sigi - A Fart for Melusina, FullBlast, Haunted Halloween '86 and Super Destronaut DX.

Posted 11 days ago by Dave Horobin, 509 comments

DayZ Game Preview Edition Gets Another Small Patch

Another small update went live DayZ's Game Preview users today, addressing stability, a game freezing issue and a few other glitches.

Posted 11 days ago by Kelly Packard, 1 comment

Train Sim World: West Somerset Railway Achievement List Revealed

Dovetail Games continues to add more routes and trains to Train Sim World with the release of the "West Somerset Railway" DLC today.

Posted 12 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 6 comments

Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Shadows Over Bögenhafen Now Arriving This Month

The DLC didn't appear on the Xbox One on August 28th due to issues that occurred during the PC beta. There isn't long to wait, though -- the DLC will be released next week.

Posted 12 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 11 comments

Wailing Heights First Impressions

It's time to get the undead back together in Wailing Heights! Fans of the point and click genre need to check out my first impressions.

Posted 13 days ago by Will Cruz, 6 comments

3on3 Freestyle Premium Character Giveaway

JOYCITY is celebrating the recent Xbox One launch of street basketball title 3on3 Freestyle by giving away premium characters to players who log in and play one game in 3on3 mode.

Posted 13 days ago by Lucy Wood, 11 comments

TA Podcast: PUBG, Fullblast, The VideoKid and Win a Game Code

Welcome to episode 136 of the TrueAchievements podcast, where Jack, Ollie and I wrap up all of this week's biggest Xbox news.

Posted 16 days ago by Dave Horobin, 30 comments

Dungeon Defenders II Protean Shift Hotfix 3.2.2 Notes

Hotfix 3.2.2 addresses issues with different crashes that players have discovered, as well as crushing some bugs, and making changes to the way the Multiplayer Bonus works. Take a look at the list for all of the details.

Posted 17 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 8 comments

Generation Zero Is What Happens When the Hunter Becomes the Hunted

Following the release of theHunter: Call of the Wild, Avalanche wondered how they could build on their knowledge for a new project. The answer is Generation Zero, which flips the predator-prey relationship on its head.

Posted 18 days ago by Mark Delaney, 4 comments

Giveaway: Win an Xbox One Code for DayZ

For our next site competition, we're giving you the chance to win an Xbox One download code for DayZ, which released into the Xbox Game Preview program last week.

Posted 18 days ago by Dave Horobin, 330 comments

Weekend Announcements Aug 31st-Sep 2nd: Damnview, Hell Warders, and More

If you've felt the last couple of weeks have been fairly quiet, get ready to buckle down for this week's announcements. There are 13 titles to be introduced this week.

Posted 18 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 3 comments

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Review

PUBG is admittedly a game that’s poorly designed in many ways and sometimes even non-functional. It’s also one of the best gaming experiences I’ve ever had.

Posted 19 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 378 comments

Drunk-Fu: Wasted Masters First Impressions

It's time to get drunk, disorderly and rambunctious! In Drunk-Fu, players will flail around in intoxicated fury as you take down your enemies. Is it worth the fifth of Vodka? Check out my first impressions.

Posted 19 days ago by Will Cruz, 3 comments

Planet Alpha Review

Planet Alpha's gameplay is terrible, the whole thing goes on far too long, and it's a hodgepodge of haphazard mechanics and encounters to the point where it's impossible to tell what this game was supposed to be.

Posted 19 days ago by Kelly Packard, 26 comments

New Xbox Releases: Week Beginning September 3rd, 2018

If you thought the last few weeks were busy with around 12-15 new releases per week, you'll be overwhelmed this week. There are a massive 22 new titles releasing over the next few days.

Posted 20 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 8 comments

Planet of the Apes: Last Frontier Review

Planet of the Apes: Last Frontier has players following a story of conflict between an ape tribe and a human town, and it allows you to play for both sides. Through your choices, the game can end in peace or in violence.

Posted 20 days ago by Ethan Anderson, 11 comments

We Happy Few Review

The full release of the game now gives players access to the entire storyline. The thing is, a myriad of technical issues and design decisions means it feels like the game is still trying to find its potential.

Posted 20 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 29 comments

DayZ Patch Fixes Some Early Issues

Open world survival game DayZ has received a patch to fix some issues that emerged in the first few days after its release as a Game Preview title.

Posted 21 days ago by Lucy Wood, 9 comments

Rocket League Gives Rocket Pass Reward Details

Psyonix has released a trailer for the new Rocket Pass progression system, which includes both free and premium rewards for completing Rocket League matches online.

Posted 21 days ago by Lucy Wood, 20 comments

Path of Exile: Delve Details, Filled With Darkness

Path of Exile: Delve has a new infinite dungeon, The Azurite Mine. The mine has considerable treasure and Azurite ore that you can use to trade for flares, dynamite and upgrades to your Crawler.

Posted 21 days ago by Dave Bricker, 2 comments

Play Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Free With Xbox Live Gold This Weekend

This weekend, Xbox Live Gold members can download and take to the vermin-infested streets of Warhammer: Vermintide 2 as part of their membership benefits.

Posted 23 days ago by Kelly Packard, 9 comments

Xbox One X Enhanced Roundup August 31st 2018

Microsoft has updated the Xbox One X enhanced games list this morning, with a number of new additions and changes to existing games.

Posted 23 days ago by Dave Horobin, 15 comments

TA Podcast: Planet of the Apes, Cyberpunk 2077, DOOM and Win a Game Code

Welcome to episode 134 of the TrueAchievements podcast, where Jack, Ollie and I wrap up all of this week's biggest Xbox announcements.

Posted 23 days ago by Dave Horobin, 24 comments

Forsaken Remastered First Impressions

1998 titles in 2018? Does it still work? It's time to find out if Forsaken Remastered is a worthy trip down memory lane. Check out Dean's first impressions here.

Posted 23 days ago by Will Cruz, 23 comments

Rocket League Progression Update Details and Screens

The "Progression Update", which features a whopping list of new features, changes, fixes, improvements, and achievements, is rolling out to the console version of Rocket League right now.

Posted 23 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 19 comments

Divinity: Original Sin 2 Review

The world of Divinity is exceedingly vast, but it's full to the brim with meaningful content that you'll enjoy exploring through for dozens or even hundreds of hours.

Posted 23 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 21 comments

Weekend Announcements August 24-26th: Bless Unleashed, The Grand Tour and More

We have just four titles to introduce this week, all of which are confirmed for Xbox One. There's a fantasy MMORPG, an episodic racing game, and a couple of titles where the world seems to be ending.

Posted 24 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 8 comments

Windy Hill Studios Release A New Trailer For Orphan

After spending four years in development, Windy Hill Studios is nearly ready to release their upcoming platformer Orphan. While we wait, we can check out this new trailer, made to announce the game's release date on PC.

Posted 24 days ago by Andy Mills, 1 comment

September 2018 Xbox Game Pass Additions: ONRUSH, Quantum Break, and More

We already knew about Halo: The Master Chief Collection, but Microsoft has confirmed nine additional titles to be coming to the program, making a total of ten games arriving on September 1st.

Posted 24 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 87 comments

Aurora44 And Annapurna Provide Ashen Gameplay From Gamescom

New Zealand developer Aurora44 will be racking up the air miles showing their upcoming game Ashen. In between trips to E3 and PAX, they went to Gamescom, and the latest video is gameplay from the German convention.

Posted 24 days ago by Andy Mills, 3 comments

Fortnite v5.30 Brings Shockwave Grenades

The second part of v5.30 is a small update that brings along a new Shockwave Grenade item and limited time game mode for Battle Royale, and a new Bladestorm Enforcer hero and Horde Challenge Week 4 for Save The World.

Posted 24 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 1 comment

Graveyard Keeper's Xbox One Version Updated to 1.028

Overseeing a graveyard is stressful enough without worry of bugs and glitches. Luckily, Graveyard Keeper developer Lazy Bear Games patched the management sim, alleviating many of the game's bugs.

Posted 25 days ago by Kelly Packard, 10 comments

Giveaway: Win an Xbox One Code for Planet of the Apes: Last Frontier

For our next site competition, we're giving you the chance to win an Xbox One download code for Planet of the Apes: Last Frontier.

Posted 25 days ago by Dave Horobin, 359 comments

We Happy Few Patch Addresses Crashes

A patch has been released for Compulsion Games' We Happy Few, which recently exited Xbox's Game Preview program. The patch addresses crashes, performance problems and other issues.

Posted 25 days ago by Kelly Packard, 9 comments