All News tagged with 'Windows 8'

Grab the Flying Solo Achievement in Big Buck Hunter Pro Adventure (Win 8)

Starting from today, players still in need of the Flying Solo achievement in Big Buck Hunter Pro Adventure can load up their weaponry, shoot 12 Whitetail Bucks, and bag themselves this date sensitive achievement.

Posted 5 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 1 comment

Age of Empires: Castle Siege Shuts Down in May 2019

Microsoft Studios has announced they are in the process of sunsetting Age of Empires: Castle Siege. Purchases have already been disabled in the Windows real-time strategy game, and the servers will close in May 2019.

Posted 6 months ago by Kelly Packard, 75 comments

UNO & Friends Server Closure Delayed for the Third Time

UNO & Friends' server closure schedule is heading toward more delays than Duke Nukem Forever. Gameloft has announced that the servers for the Windows PC and Windows Phone title won't close until February 2019 now.

Posted 6 months ago by Kelly Packard, 15 comments

UNO & Friends Servers Extended Through September

UNO & Friends has had a temporary reprieve. Players no longer have just a couple of days to get the achievements as the servers will now be running until the end of September.

Posted 11 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 28 comments

Daphne Wants a Date in Dragon's Lair

Daphne would like you to launch Dragon's Lair on the anniversary of its 1983 release, June 19th, for wining, dining and achievements.

Posted 11 months ago by Chewie, 25 comments

UNO & Friends Servers Close Next Month

Due to the imminent expiration of their license with Mattel, the servers for UNO & Friends on both Windows Phone and Windows 8 are closing at the end of next month.

Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca Smith, 50 comments

Update: AlphaJax and Snap Attack Server Shutdowns Imminent

Today, AlphaJax and Snap Attack received identical server closure announcements. Both games will be shutting down and will no longer generate puzzles beginning May 18th, 2018.

Posted 1 year ago by Kelly Packard, 427 comments

Big Buck Hunter Pro Adventure (Win 8) Flying Solo Achievement Reminder

The Flying Solo achievement in Big Buck Hunter Pro Adventure (Win 8) will be up for grabs starting from today, so let this serve as a reminder to bag yourself a quick ten gamerscore.

Posted 1 year ago by Ashley Woodcock, 3 comments

[UPDATE] Gameloft Discontinues Windows Phone Support for Two Titles

Gameloft has confirmed that two of their Windows Phone titles will not receive further updates. The news should not be a surprise considering Microsoft is dropping support for their WP platform.

Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca Smith, 85 comments

Modern Combat 5: Blackout Update XVII Details

Title update XVII has been detailed for the Windows 8 and Windows Phone versions of Modern Combat 5: Blackout. The new patch includes a new game mode, new level cap and rewards, and plenty more.

Posted 1 year ago by Ashley Woodcock, 11 comments

Various FIFA Titles Will Have Their Online Services Shut Down

Various FIFA titles will see their online services shut down as Electronic Arts have decided to pull the plug on services for FIFA 12, FIFA 13, and FIFA 15 Ultimate Team (WP).

Posted 2 years ago by Ashley Woodcock, 43 comments

Big Buck Hunter Pro Adventure (Win 8) Achievement Reminder

As the holiday season draws nearer, we decorate our trees, plan the perfect gifts for our loved ones, and, of course, shoot 12 Whitetail Bucks between the 17th and 31st of December in Big Buck Hunter Pro Adventure.

Posted 2 years ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments

TA Competition: Furi

Earlier today we announced that we're teaming up with ID@Xbox to bring you the latest news, reviews, live streams and video content for games releasing through the program, as well being able to give away more codes than ever!

Posted 2 years ago by Dave Horobin, 651 comments

Bethesda Pinball DLC in Pinball FX2 Receives Release Date

Bethesda and Zen Studios tease us again with a new video that's sure to get Pinball FX2 players excited for the upcoming "Bethesda Pinball" DLC pack as well as confirming the release date.

Posted 2 years ago by Ashley Woodcock, 1 comment

Zen Studios Teases Bethesda Tables for Pinball FX2

Pinball. Pinball never changes. Unless, of course, you infuse it with some Bethesda-themed tables, which is just what Zen Studios, the developers of Pinball FX2, have teased on Twitter. Stay tuned for more information!

Posted 2 years ago by Kelly Packard, 9 comments

Halo 15th Anniversary Teaser

Tuesday, November 15th will be the 15th anniversary of the prolific Halo franchise, a series that holds a special place in the hearts of many now twenty-and-thirty-somethings worldwide. What will it bring?

Posted 2 years ago by Kelly Packard, 58 comments

Celebrating Two Years of Age of Empires Castle Siege with a New Age

The various versions of Age of Empires: Castle Siege receive a new level in patch 1.21 as Microsoft and Smoking Gun celebrate two years of the title being available on the Windows platform.

Posted 2 years ago by Ashley Woodcock, 12 comments

Reminder: Project Spark Servers to Close on Friday, August 12th

A friendly reminder that the servers will close down on Friday, causing a large number of achievements to become permanently unobtainable and some others to become much more difficult.

Posted 2 years ago by Kevin Tavore, 125 comments

Disney Infinity Outlines Server Shutdown Schedule

After Disney Infinity announced its discontinuation of the toys in May, it comes as no surprise they have detailed an outline for the servers' shutdown. All online services will be discontinued as of March 2017 with some earlier.

Posted 2 years ago by Kelly Packard, 118 comments

XBL Content Roundup: July 22nd, 2016

For the first time in four months, we get a new Windows Phone and a new Windows 8 title. Joining them is the usual batch of indie titles for Xbox One, plus a smattering of DLC for Xbox 360.

Posted 2 years ago by Rebecca Smith, 19 comments

Father's Day/Sunday, June 19th Achievement Reminders

Sunday, June 19th marks Father's Day as well as the anniversary of Dragon's Lair. It also marks the date of an opportunity for you to get up to four time-stamped, date-sensitive achievements!

Posted 2 years ago by Kelly Packard, 11 comments

All Support Discontinued for Project Spark

After some big changes in September to Project Spark, including changing the price of the game to completely free, publisher Microsoft and developer Team Dakota have made the decision to discontinue support entirely. Starting today, May 13th, Project Spark is now delisted from the Xbox Mark

Posted 3 years ago by Kelly Packard, 216 comments

Imperia Online Update Detailed

A new update has been announced for Imperia Online, with a variety of new features on the way. Of utmost importance for this site, of course, is the Windows 8 version of the game will be getting some achievements. The 407 of you that have completed the Windows Phone version of the game - a

Posted 3 years ago by Andy Mills, 19 comments

XBL Content Roundup: March 25th, 2016

link hidden Pre-Orders Active Soccer 2 DX Size: 338.55 MB Price: US$14.99 / £11.99 / €14.99 Release date: March 30th in Europe and North America Following the great success of the mobile version, the Active Soccer series is back a

Posted 3 years ago by Rebecca Smith, 20 comments

Why the Hate for Episodic Games?

If there is one thing that was pretty consistent throughout the buildup to March 11th, it was that you, the community, thought that HITMAN should not be an episodic title. A lot of players will be waiting to start the game until later this year, after the final episode has been released. Unsurprisin

Posted 3 years ago by Rebecca Smith, 118 comments

XBL Content Roundup: March 11th, 2016

link hidden Pre-Orders Organic Panic Size: 1.78 GB Price: US$14.99 / £11.99 / €14.99 Release date: April 1st in North America and Europe Organic Panic is a super-kooky platformer with totally destructible envvironments and dynamic

Posted 3 years ago by Rebecca Smith, 36 comments

XBL Content Roundup: February 19th, 2016

link hidden Pre-Orders Blast 'em Bunnies Size: 955.79 MB Price: US$4.99 / £3.99 / €4.99 / AU$6.65 Release date: March 11th worldwide Blast Bunnies and collect coins to upgrade your weapons. Can you defend your burrow from their onslau

Posted 3 years ago by Rebecca Smith, 25 comments

XBL Content Roundup: February 5th, 2016

http://www.trueachievements.com/customimages/040691.jpg Pre-Orders Far Cry Primal APEX EDITION PREORDER Size: 11.97 GB Price: US$64.99 / £57.99 / €74.99 / AU$109.95 Release date: February 23rd worldw

Posted 3 years ago by Rebecca Smith, 34 comments

Pac-Man CE DX (Toshiba) To Be Delisted

The delisting of titles for Xbox can happen without much notice (sometimes with none at all) and often without any explanation. However, an eagle-eyed member of the TrueAchievements community has spo

Posted 3 years ago by Ashley Woodcock, 59 comments

XBL Content Roundup: January 6th, 2016

As we took a break over the holiday period, this roundup contains all of the content released since December 19th, 2015. http://www.trueachievements.com/customimages/040691.jpg Pre-Orders Electronic

Posted 3 years ago by Rebecca Smith, 25 comments

PSA: Big Buck Hunter Pro Achievement Reminder

For anyone who has been patiently waiting all year for an opportunity to unlock the Flying Solo achievement the "legitimate" way in Big Buck Hunter Pro Adventure (Win 8), the time is almost here. Sta

Posted 4 years ago by Ashley Woodcock, 4 comments

Windows 10 Black Friday 10 Cent Sale Update

Microsoft has been running a 10 cent sale on Windows 10 games since November 20th. Since the original list was published, two more games have been added to the discounts. Until November 28th, all pla

Posted 4 years ago by Rebecca Smith, 59 comments

Windows 10 Black Friday 10 Cent Sale

The run up to Black Friday is here and virtually every retailer worth their salt is having or will be having a Black Friday sale. Microsoft is no exception. While the Xbox One and Xbox 360 may have a

Posted 4 years ago by Rebecca Smith, 172 comments

XBL Content Roundup: October 30th, 2015

I apologise for the late showing of this listing. Due to personal circumstances, we decided that it would be better for all if we did one roundup on Friday for this week only. http://www.trueachievem

Posted 4 years ago by Rebecca Smith, 22 comments

XBL Content Roundup: October 16th, 2015

http://www.trueachievements.com/customimages/040691.jpg Pre-Orders Need for Speed Deluxe Edition Size: 17.91 GB Price: US$69.99 / £64.99 / €79.99 / AU$109.95 / ¥9,504 Release date: November 3rd in No

Posted 4 years ago by Rebecca Smith, 43 comments

Red Stripe Deals: October 1st, 2015

Last week saw a complete lack of Windows LIVE enabled titles on both Windows Phone and Windows 8. This week, we're back with a title that is new to the Red Stripe promotion. Be aware, though, that th

Posted 4 years ago by Rebecca Smith, 37 comments

Project Spark To Become Completely Free

Project Spark, the game where you make your own games, will be undergoing some major changes soon as it was announced that it will be transitioning from a free-to-play game with microtransactions to

Posted 4 years ago by Andy Mills, 167 comments

Red Stripe Deals: September 17th, 2015

Microsoft were rather slow to update the Red Stripe deals this week, hence the late showing of this article. However, to make up for it, Windows Phone players get two deals. Windows 8 players just ge

Posted 4 years ago by Rebecca Smith, 20 comments

Red Stripe Deals: September 10th, 2015

After the new deals that have come through over the last couple of weeks, you may be disappointed to find that we're back to a week of repeats. Both titles were last on sale in March. Mirror's Edge (

Posted 4 years ago by Rebecca Smith, 24 comments

XBL Content Roundup: September 9th, 2015

http://www.trueachievements.com/customimages/040691.jpg Pre-Orders Transformers: Devastation Size: 11.4 GB Price: US$49.99 / £39.99 / €49.99 / AU$49.95 Release date: October 6th in North America and

Posted 4 years ago by Rebecca Smith, 31 comments