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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 4 days ago by Mark Delaney, 188 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 19 days ago by Mark Delaney, 46 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 24 days 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 28 days 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 41 comments

Leap Frog 2017 Winner and Stats Roundup

After an incredible 55 days and a final target of eight achievements that exceeded the minimum ratio requirement of 11.80, this year's Leap Frog contest has now drawn to a close.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 37 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 1 month 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 4 months ago by Mark Delaney, 131 comments

Alphabet Challenge Stats Roundup

Our first ever Alphabet Challenge ended just over a week ago, and we thought it would be interesting to share some stats from the event.

Posted 4 months ago by Dave Horobin, 131 comments

PSA: Bean Dive 2017 Registration is Now Open

If for some reason you haven't noticed the notifications popping up on your friend feed already so today, here's your reminder that registration for the Eighth Annual International Bean Dive is now open!

Posted 4 months ago by Dave Horobin, 47 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 4 months ago by Mark Delaney, 29 comments

Bean Dive 2017 Details

As we approach the start of July, that will mean one thing for hundreds of TA members! You guessed it, the start of the eighth Annual International Bean Dive Event is almost upon us.

Posted 5 months ago by Dave Horobin, 135 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 6 months ago by Mark Delaney, 11 comments

TA Playlist Game for June 2017 Announced

It took only three months of TA Playlist before we got our first runaway poll winner. June's game leaves little room for doubt that democracy's voice has been heard. Click through to see what we'll all be playing throughout June.

Posted 6 months ago by Mark Delaney, 52 comments

Vote Now for June 2017's TA Playlist Game

June is nearing and that means so too is a new month of TA Playlist. We've curated another four games for the community to choose from. Which one of this eclectic foursome gets your vote for our third ever Playlist month?

Posted 6 months ago by Mark Delaney, 106 comments

Easter Egg Hunt Winner

Early in April, we announced a brand new community event called Easter Egg Hunt, which required participants to unlock as many 0 Gamerscore achievements as possible within a two-week period.

Posted 6 months ago by Dave Horobin, 99 comments

TA Playlist for May 2017 Has Begun

Our first month of TA Playlist was a bigger hit than we expected, so we hope the event continues to grow and bring together more players across the site we all call home. Come play Darksiders with us this month!

Posted 6 months ago by Mark Delaney, 40 comments

TA Playlist Podcast Episode 1 - Alan Wake, April 2017 Now Available

Our inaugural month of TA Playlist is coming to a close, and that means our debut episode of the TA Playlist Podcast is here. Join us in unraveling the mystery of Remedy's 2010 thriller, Alan Wake. And don't forget to subscribe!

Posted 7 months ago by Mark Delaney, 23 comments

May 2017's TA Playlist Game Announced; Subscribe to the TA Playlist Podcast

With our first month winding to a close and the debut episode of the TA Playlist podcast soon to be recorded, it's time to start looking ahead to May's community game. Hint: If you diligently track GWG, you already own this one.

Posted 7 months ago by Mark Delaney, 65 comments

The Scientific Revolution: ID@Xbox's Excellence in Sci-Fi

Science fiction is one of the most visited genres in gaming history, telling countless tales of distant planets, alien beings, and much more. As of late, it seems the most interesting genre titles are found on ID@Xbox.

Posted 7 months ago by Mark Delaney, 14 comments

Vote Now for May 2017's TA Playlist Game

As our inaugural month reaches its midway point, the 15th of the month also signals a new poll looking ahead to next month's TA Playlist game. Which of this month's four will earn your support for May 2017? Vote now!

Posted 7 months ago by Mark Delaney, 117 comments

The TrueAchievements Easter Egg Hunt Has Now Begun!

The first TrueAchievements Easter Egg Hunt has now started - see how many 0-point achievements you can unlock! Note: Registration has been extended for a couple more days!

Posted 7 months ago by Rich Stone, 27 comments

Game Of The Year 2016 - Stat Round Up

Do you want to know where your favourite game finished in our Game of the Year Awards? Read on as we wind up our Game of the Year 2016 with a feast of statistics.

Posted 10 months ago by Cee Jay, 38 comments

The TrueAchievements Staff Game of the Year 2016

While we await the results from the community Game Of The Year poll, the TA staff chose their own favourites from what has been a fantastic 12 months on Xbox

Posted 11 months ago by xPut Name Herex, 73 comments

Ultimate Head to Head 2 Winner

After 12 weeks of match-ups, the Ultimate Head to Head 2 contest is now officially over, and we are very happy to announce that the winner of the competition is...

Posted 11 months ago by Dave Horobin, 52 comments

TrueAchievements Games of the Year 2016 - Part Two

Following on from part one of our TrueAchievements Games of the Year, it's time for part two and the final ten games that received a score of 4.5 or higher in this year's official site reviews.

Posted 11 months ago by Dave Horobin, 34 comments

TrueAchievements Games of the Year 2016 - Part One

Earlier today we opened up the voting for this year's TrueAchievements Game of the Year, and we thought we'd try to help with your decision making by sharing the highest scoring games from this year's official site reviews.

Posted 11 months ago by Dave Horobin, 25 comments

Viral Event Update

Viral Event 2016 is almost over, so here's a quick reminder on how you can get involved and help spread and earn some viral achievements.

Posted 1 year ago by Chad and Jessie, 48 comments

Leap Frog 2016 Winner and Days 111 - 120 Stats

We thought that the change from number of achievements won each period to increased ratio would make this year's Leap Frog contest shorter, but we were very wrong.

Posted 1 year ago by Dave Horobin, 36 comments

Leap Frog Stats - Days 81- 110

Apologies for the large gap between this stats roundup and our previous one which covered days 71 to 80; we were a man down in the office while Jack was on his holidays, and then we were all at Gamescom last week.

Posted 1 year ago by Dave Horobin, 59 comments

Leap Frog Stats - Days 71- 80

At the end of scoring period 80 in this year's Leap Frog contest we still had 11 contestants fighting it out for the top spot.

Posted 1 year ago by Dave Horobin, 12 comments

Leap Frog Stats - Days 61- 70

This year's Leap Frog contest has now been running for over two months, which is far longer than I expected it to when the announcement was made that the format would be changing.

Posted 1 year ago by Dave Horobin, 15 comments

Leap Frog Stats - Days 51- 60

This year's Leap Frog contest is really beginning to heat up, with over 50% of the remaining competitors eliminated between period 51 and 60.

Posted 1 year ago by Dave Horobin, 18 comments

PSA: Bean Dive 2016 Registration is Now Open

If for some reason you haven't noticed the notifications popping up on your friend feed over the past couple of days, here's your reminder that registration for the seventh Annual International Bean Dive is now open!

Posted 1 year ago by Dave Horobin, 29 comments

Bean Dive 2016 Details

This time next week we'll be in July, and that will mean one thing for hundreds of TA members! You guessed it, the start of the seventh Annual International Bean Dive Event is almost upon us.

Posted 1 year ago by Dave Horobin, 100 comments

Leap Frog Stats - Days 41- 50

Welcome to our latest Leap Frog stats round-up, which comes a day later than originally planned. For those of you who aren't aware already, scoring period 49 was extended by 24-hours due to Xbox LIVE issues.

Posted 1 year ago by Dave Horobin, 20 comments