All News tagged with 'TA Playlist'

TA Playlist Game for June 2018 Announced

Just as Microsoft is unveiling their next slate of projects at E3, we'll be deep-diving into one of their past on-stage reveals in Remedy's 2016 spacetime shooter, Quantum Break. Freeze what you're doing and join us on June 1st.

Posted yesterday by Mark Delaney, 54 comments

Vote Now for June 2018's TA Playlist Game -- It's Sci-Fi Month

While E3 keeps us all busy in June, don't forget to make time for the next TA Playlist game. We've got an exciting slate of four Xbox One science fiction games vying for the community spotlight. Come give your vote!

Posted 9 days ago by Mark Delaney, 141 comments

TA Playlist Podcast Episode 13 - Sea of Thieves

I see a pirate! No, wait -- three pirates! On the latest episode of the TA Playlist Podcast, Sam, Mark, and our special guest, Darren Gargette of the Cane and Rinse podcast, dig for treasures in Rare's pirate sim.

Posted 18 days ago by Mark Delaney, 4 comments

TA Playlist for May 2018 is Live with Alice: Madness Returns

If you're reading this shortly after it is published, you're not late for a very important date. You're right on time. It's the first of the month which means it's time for a new TA Playlist game. Let's get Grimm!

Posted 21 days ago by Mark Delaney, 23 comments

TA Playlist Game for May 2018 Announced

Through the looking glass we go! Starting on May 1st, you're invited to join us and Alice in Wonderland for the next community game, Alice: Madness Returns. Things will soon get curiouser and curiouser...

Posted 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 81 comments

Vote Now for May 2018's TA Playlist Game

We haven't done a second chance month yet this year so we felt it was right about time to do that. We've picked through our backlog of previously polled games and chosen four that we think make up a strong quartet.

Posted 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 140 comments

TA Playlist Podcast Episode 12 - Fable II

It is now officially podcast time! Fable II month has wrapped up, and with it so has the first year of TA Playlist. Come with us on the latest episode where we role-play lousy landlords and dancing fools all across Albion.

Posted 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 26 comments

Season Two of TA Playlist Kicks Off Today with Sea of Thieves for April 2018

Somehow a quarter of the calendar year has already passed us by. Though, according to our TA Playlist calendars, today is the start of a new year. We kick off season two of TA Playlist today with Rare's Sea of Thieves.

Posted 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 25 comments

TA Playlist Game for April 2018 Announced

Next month's Playlist game will be our newest yet, as Sea of Thieves took the victory rather easily as it turns out. Starting on April 1st, all of TA is invited to sell seashells by the seashore. Arrghh you ready?

Posted 2 months ago by Mark Delaney, 65 comments

Vote Now for April 2018's TA Playlist Game

It's that time again, time to make the difficult choice of what our next community game will be. More often than not we don't build the Playlist polls around themes, but this one does happen to feature four huge multiplayer games.

Posted 2 months ago by Mark Delaney, 119 comments

TA Playlist Podcast Episode 11 - Ryse: Son of Rome

Before we get completely lost in Albion, let's venture back to Rome for a quick detour to put a cap on last month's TA Playlist game. Our three hosts and the community all had vastly different opinions of February's game.

Posted 2 months ago by Mark Delaney, 16 comments

TA Playlist for March 2018 is Live with Fable II - Plus Win a $50 Xbox Gift Card

After squeaking out the closest Playlist vote ever, Fable II is set to be in the spotlight on TA all throughout March. The month of community coverage has now begun, so come join us in the TA Playlist forums and mourn Lionhead.

Posted 2 months ago by Mark Delaney, 42 comments

TA Playlist Game for March 2018 Announced

Another week of voting is in the books and that means it's time to reveal which game we'll be playing as a community in March of 2018. Bring your sword, your best attire, and your pet dog and come along for the ride.

Posted 3 months ago by Mark Delaney, 133 comments

Vote Now for March 2018's TA Playlist Game

We've hit the midpoint of another month, which means it's time to cast your ballot for what the community should play next for TA Playlist. Four games enter, one game is crowned community game of the month. What'll it be?

Posted 3 months ago by Mark Delaney, 195 comments

TA Playlist Podcast Episode 10 - HITMAN

In the latest episode of the TA Playlist Podcast, Mark, Kevin, and Sam reconvene to break down IO Interactive's stealth sandbox deathtrap, HITMAN.

Posted 3 months ago by Mark Delaney, 7 comments

TA Playlist for February 2018 is Live with Ryse: Son of Rome

They say when in Rome to do as the Romans do. All during February we'll be taking that to heart with Crytek's Xbox One launch exclusive, Ryse: Son of Rome. Come join us in the TA Playlist Hub to play along with the community!

Posted 3 months ago by Mark Delaney, 58 comments

TA Playlist Game for February 2018 Announced

Another week of voting has closed, and we have a new TA Playlist game coming our way in a matter of days. Sharpen your blades and re-frill your helmets. We're heading to Rome with Crytek's Xbox One launch title.

Posted 4 months ago by Mark Delaney, 78 comments

Vote Now for February 2018's TA Playlist Game

February's TA Playlist poll is now live. In it you'll find gigantic mechs, superhero presidents, and warriors of both the road and Roman variety. Come vote for the next community game. The polls will be open for one week!

Posted 4 months ago by Mark Delaney, 107 comments

TA Playlist Podcast Episode 9 - Assassin's Creed Origins

As we all live out our lives as Agent 47 in January's TA Playlist game, don't forget to put the final bow on last month's game, Assassin's Creed Origins. Our latest episode of the TA Playlist Podcast is now available.

Posted 4 months ago by Mark Delaney, 16 comments

TA Playlist for January 2018 is Live with Hitman

The first TA Playlist game of the new year is now live. Don't miss out on your chance to play Hitman with the TA community all month long. It's our first game of the first full year of Playlist events. Get excited!

Posted 4 months ago by Mark Delaney, 46 comments

TA Playlist Game for January 2018 Announced

The first Playlist poll of 2018 was the closest we've ever ran on site. For days two games battled for the top spot. Ultimately the winning game only won by a small handful of votes, but they're enough to reveal our next game.

Posted 5 months ago by Mark Delaney, 62 comments

Nine Things I Learned from TA Playlist in 2017

Our first year of TA Playlist is coming to an end. What did we learn? From saying goodbye to a series cut short to cutting short a series that's gone on too long, here are a few lessons the event taught us over 2017.

Posted 5 months ago by Mark Delaney, 57 comments

Vote Now for January 2018's TA Playlist Game

We've wrapped up our first year of TA Playlist, but we're going to keep it rolling right into 2018. We've picked four new games to kick off the new year. Polls are open for one week, so get your vote in!

Posted 5 months ago by Mark Delaney, 131 comments

TA Playlist Podcast Episode 8 - The Turing Test

The latest episode of the TA Playlist Podcast gets a bit headier than the others so far, as the game itself deals with some big picture issues. Come join us as we discuss the value-alignment problem of artificial intelligence.

Posted 5 months ago by Mark Delaney, 11 comments

December 2017's TA Playlist is Live with Assassin's Creed: Origins

Today marks the ninth TA Playlist and the final in our inaugural year. After a deafening defeat of all its foes in our latest poll, the community has selected Assassin's Creed: Origins as December's game.

Posted 5 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 30 comments

TA Playlist Game for December 2017 Announced

Well, it wasn't even close. We thought we had picked four top tier AAA titles for our community, but as it turns out, only one of them got much attention at all. Come play Assassin's Creed: Origins with TA!

Posted 6 months ago by Mark Delaney, 37 comments

Vote Now for December 2017's TA Playlist Game

Our final Playlist game is upon us. But first we need to decide what that game will be. With four new releases to choose from, we anticipate a lot of debate over this one. Polls are open for one week. Vote now!

Posted 6 months ago by Mark Delaney, 200 comments

TA Playlist for November 2017 - The Turing Test Begins Today

TA Playlist is nearing the end of its first calendar year, but it won't reach that end until we've tackled two more games as a community. Up next: Bulkhead's sci-fi puzzler, The Turing Test. Come play throughout November!

Posted 7 months ago by Mark Delaney, 48 comments

TA Playlist Podcast Episode 7 - Alien: Isolation

It has been said that in space, no one can hear you podcast. If that's true then don't fly to the moon and stars until you hear the latest episode of the TA Playlist Podcast. How did the crew get on with the stealth-horror?

Posted 7 months ago by Mark Delaney, 10 comments

TA Playlist Game for November 2017 Announced

With 2017's gaming calendar entering the busiest time of the year, we wanted to focus on shorter games that are still well worth lots of discussion for TA Playlist. Come visit Europa with us and T.O.M. this November.

Posted 7 months ago by Mark Delaney, 54 comments

Vote Now for November 2017's TA Playlist Game

November is a very busy month for many people, so this month's poll focuses on shorter games that we expect will still generate interesting discussions. Click through to vote for your preferred game before the week is out!

Posted 7 months ago by Mark Delaney, 134 comments

TA Playlist Podcast Episode 6 - Dark Souls

Our month of dying in Dark Souls has come to an end, and that means our latest episode of the TA Playlist Podcast is now ready for downloading or streaming. Click through to hear our thoughts -- and yours -- on the brutal game.

Posted 7 months ago by Mark Delaney, 19 comments

TA Playlist for October 2017, Alien Isolation, Has Begun

October is here, and for some people, that means an entire month of Halloween festivities. We wanted to bask in the orange and black glow for TA Playlist, and we'll be doing just that with Alien Isolation all month long.

Posted 7 months ago by Mark Delaney, 41 comments

TA Playlist Game for October 2017 Announced

We wanted October to be an appropriately scary month, and apparently so did the rest of the community. Of the four games on offer for October's TA Playlist game, over 40% of voters picked what is the scariest of them.

Posted 8 months ago by Mark Delaney, 81 comments

Vote Now for October 2017's TA Playlist Game - Halloween Edition

Another month is approaching, and this next one will appropriately focus on things that are eerie, spooky, scary, or gory -- or all of the above in some cases. Come vote for October's Playlist community game for Halloween month!

Posted 8 months ago by Mark Delaney, 156 comments

TA Playlist for September 2017, Dark Souls, Has Begun

Dark Souls won the September Playlist poll quite handily. It seems our community is either heroically unafraid or laughably naive. Either case should be fun. Come join us this month as we prepare to die together as a community.

Posted 8 months ago by Mark Delaney, 87 comments

TA Playlist Podcast Episode 5 - Life is Strange

With the end of another month we say farewell to our latest TA Playlist game. All three co-hosts enjoy the game in different ways, though it's Will who really adores it and isn't shy about saying so. Join us in Arcadia Bay!

Posted 9 months ago by Mark Delaney, 23 comments

TA Playlist Game for September 2017 Announced

Another poll has closed, and with it comes a new record for winning vote share among Playlist contenders. From Software's famously hard action-RPG, Dark Souls, is the star of September's community event. Prepare to die.

Posted 9 months ago by Mark Delaney, 142 comments

Vote Now for September 2017's TA Playlist Game

As we hit the midway point in our discussion regarding Life is Strange, it's time to look ahead to September. After lots of debate, here are the next four games from which the community can choose the next TA Playlist game.

Posted 9 months ago by Mark Delaney, 200 comments

TA Playlist for August 2017, Life is Strange, Has Begun

Ah yes, the usual dramas of high school. Bullies, finals, college applications, and the ability to manipulate the space-time continuum. Okay, maybe Life is Strange isn't your stereotypical teen drama. Welcome back to Playlist!

Posted 9 months ago by Mark Delaney, 60 comments

TA Playlist Podcast Episode 4 - Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Thanks to a hefty sale and a free play weekend, this past TA Playlist month was by far our biggest yet from a statistical perspective. Listen in as we round up those stats, your feedback, and a lot more for Shadow of Mordor.

Posted 10 months ago by Mark Delaney, 27 comments

TA Playlist Game for August 2017 Announced

Just like the month, TA Playlist is due to change soon. Out with the Tolkien, in with the teens. Life is Strange has been voted as August 2017's community game. Click through to see how the votes turned out .

Posted 10 months ago by Mark Delaney, 86 comments

Vote Now for August 2017's TA Playlist Game

We're trying something new with August's Playlist poll: a "second chance" month where the previous four second place games return to duke it out for another shot at being the community game of the month. Vote now!

Posted 10 months ago by Mark Delaney, 131 comments

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Gets Update and Deep Discount Ahead of Sequel

Just in time for our ongoing TA Playlist event, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor has received a new update today, three years after the game launched. It allows players to carry over rivalries into the upcoming Shadow of War.

Posted 10 months ago by Mark Delaney, 51 comments

TA Playlist for July 2017, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Has Begun

Don't look now but the year is already half over. Scary, I know. On the bright side that means June is finished and July is here -- and with a new month comes a new TA Playlist game. Come join us on our trip to Mordor!

Posted 10 months ago by Mark Delaney, 29 comments

TA Playlist Podcast Episode 3 - Sunset Overdrive

We're back with our third month of TA Playlist, the official game club of TrueAchievements. After a sizable portion of the votes were cast for Sunset Overdrive, we got together and seemingly all had fun with it in over the month.

Posted 11 months ago by Mark Delaney, 9 comments

TA Playlist Game for July 2017 Announced

You have my sword -- And my bow -- And my axe -- And my achievement stack. The TA Playlist post-E3 poll for July 2017 has closed and the votes are in. Peek inside for some initial thoughts and a look at how the votes shook out.

Posted 11 months ago by Mark Delaney, 56 comments

Vote Now for July 2017's TA Playlist Game

We've been thinking of doing some themed months for TA Playlist for a while now. We have several in the pipeline, but July calls for our first ever themed Playlist event. Come choose one of four games from series shown at E3!

Posted 11 months ago by Mark Delaney, 127 comments

TA Playlist for June 2017, Sunset Overdrive, Has Begun

The community voted and the collective voice was heard; in runaway fashion June's TA Playlist game was decided to be Sunset Overdrive, the 2013 punkish open world shooter from Insomniac. Cme play along all month!

Posted 11 months ago by Mark Delaney, 27 comments

TA Playlist Episode 2 - Darksiders Now Available

The second month of TA Playlist has just about come to a close. Before we shift gears to Sunset Overdrive, it's time to conclude our month of discussion on the second ever community chosen game, Darksiders.

Posted 1 year ago by Mark Delaney, 11 comments