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The TrueAchievements Game of the Year 2018

Voting for the TrueAchievements Game of the Year 2018 ended earlier today and it is now time to reveal which games are the winners.

Posted 2 days ago by Dave Horobin, 147 comments

TrueAchievements 2018 Game of the Year Awards

It's time for you, the TrueAchievements community, to help us decide which games from the past 12 months have stood out from the crowd in our ninth annual TrueAchievements Game of the Year awards.

Posted 9 days ago by Dave Horobin, 147 comments

Introducing The Xbox Gameplay Chart

We wanted to produce something that produced a more accurate representation of the games all Xbox gamers are actually playing, so we've produced the first ever Xbox Gameplay Chart.

Posted 16 days ago by Rich Stone, 68 comments

Introducing The Twelve Days of Christmas 2018 Community Challenge

Our latest community challenge is here! Register now for the Twelve Days of Christmas 2018 challenge and test your achievement unlocking skills in a festively themed way.

Posted 20 days ago by Dave Horobin, 132 comments

Achievements Requiring Guides List and Direct Messages

We're making it easier for you to find achievements that need guides for unlocking them. You can help the TrueAchievements community and get yourself a shiny new badge in the process.

Posted 1 month ago by Rich Stone, 144 comments

Keep Up With TrueAchievements on the Google News App

If you want to keep up with the latest Xbox news and achievement reveals, you can now add TrueAchievements to your favourite news sources in the Google News app available on Apple and Android devices. Here's how.

Posted 1 month ago by Sam Quirke, 61 comments

Earn Rewards For Unlocking Achievements With The Von Coin

We've teamed up with Xbox App developer Von Bismark Labs to help them launch the Von Coin - the first ever crypto-coin to reward Xbox users for their achievement unlocks.

Posted 2 months ago by Rich Stone, 279 comments

Improvements To Gamer Blocking Controls

We've just added a way for our users to hide forum posts and friend feed comments from specific gamers, as well as prevent them from sending private messages

Posted 2 months ago by Rich Stone, 217 comments

Join the Newshounds Team!

We need people who would like to devote their time to helping us get all of the Xbox related news and information onto the front page in a timely manner.

Posted 4 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 39 comments

Introducing The Ultimate Head to Head 4 Contest and Community Challenge

Hello TAers! Today we are delighted to announce the return of our most popular community event in the shape of The Ultimate Head to Head 4 contest, and this time it comes with a Community Challenge!

Posted 4 months ago by Dave Horobin, 408 comments

Two TrueAchievements Teams Are Now Recruiting

Want to help make TrueAchievements better? Two of our on-site teams are currently looking for new recruits. If you have a little spare time and want to join, all the details are here

Posted 4 months ago by Rich Stone, 105 comments

PSA: Scheduled Server Maintenance Tomorrow Will Result in Some Site Downtime

This is a quick notice that tomorrow morning at 9am BST (8am UTC), we'll be performing some server maintenance that will result in the site being offline for approximately 30 minutes.

Posted 5 months ago by Dave Horobin, 53 comments

New TrueAchievements Merchandise Available Now

We two brand new design T-Shirt designs and a hoodie available that help marks the TrueAchievements 10th Birthday. You can pick yours up today, along with our previous designs which are now on sale again.

Posted 5 months ago by Rich Stone, 108 comments

Bean Dive 2018 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 ninth Annual International Bean Dive Event is almost upon us.

Posted 6 months ago by Dave Horobin, 205 comments

PSA: Viral Event 2018 is Underway

The Viral Event 2018 is now underway and in the first two days, we've already had over 600 viral achievements passed on during our sessions, worth over 25,000 TA score.

Posted 7 months ago by Dave Horobin, 55 comments

TrueAchievements Viral Event 2018

Sharing is caring, so help us spread those often hard to unlock viral achievements to fellow TA members as part of our Viral Event 2018.

Posted 7 months ago by Dave Horobin, 118 comments

New Filters on all Game and Achievement Lists, Including Back Compatible Games

We've added lots of new filtering options to some of the main game and achievement lists on the site, including My Games and My Achievements - plus we've made them much faster!

Posted 9 months ago by Rich Stone, 98 comments

TrueAchievements Xbox One App Discontinued Achievements Are Now Attainable

We've been working with Microsoft to update the three snap-related achievements in the TrueAchievements App and allow them to be unlocked again

Posted 9 months ago by Rich Stone, 184 comments

10th Birthday Giveaway Stream - Over £3,000 of Prizes to be Won

We've got a marathon eight-hour live stream planned for this Thursday to celebrate TA's 10th Birthday, where we'll be streaming some of our favourite games from the past decade and giving away lots of incredible prizes.

Posted 9 months ago by Dave Horobin, 144 comments

Xbox Game Pass & EA Access Game Collection Integration

Adding subscription-based games to your collection just got a whole lot easier! One button click will make sure your game collection stays up to date with the current Xbox Game Pass and EA Access Vault titles.

Posted 9 months ago by HitmanOllie, 88 comments

TrueAchievements Will be 10-Years Old Next Week

TrueAchievements is turning 10 years old next week, and to mark the occasion we'd like to invite you all to a special week-long celebration.

Posted 9 months ago by Dave Horobin, 125 comments

2017 Leaderboards - How Did You Do?

We've collated every TA user's achievement wins during 2017 and built all of our usual score type, platform and genre leaderboards for your enjoyment.

Posted 11 months ago by Dave Horobin, 91 comments

Introducing Our New Weekly Site Help Stories

We're introducing a new weekly site help story that we're hoping will show the many benefits that having a TA account can provide for the hundreds of new people who register for TA each week.

Posted 11 months ago by Dave Horobin, 62 comments

Happy Holidays From Everyone At TrueAchievements

With the holiday season here and the TA offices preparing to take a well-earned break until the new year, we'd like to take a moment to reflect on the past 12-months within this crazy community that we all call home.

Posted 1 year ago by Dave Horobin, 107 comments

The TrueAchievements Game of the Year 2017

Voting for the TrueAchievements Game of the Year 2017 ended last night and it is now time to reveal which games are the winners.

Posted 1 year ago by Dave Horobin, 185 comments

Xbox One X Enhanced Games List And Notifications

Want to know when your games go enhanced? We've got you covered. We have the full list of Xbox One X Enhanced games updated hourly, plus tailored notifications so you can see when to re-download those beefed up titles

Posted 1 year ago by Rich Stone, 56 comments

TrueAchievements Game of the Year Awards

There are only a few weeks left of 2017, so that can mean only one thing -- it's time for the eighth annual TrueAchievements Game of the Year Awards!

Posted 1 year ago by Cee Jay, 104 comments

Introducing Community Challenge 2 - The Twelve Days Of Christmas

Register now for a brand new community challenge that will test your achievement-unlocking skills in a festive way during December!

Posted 1 year ago by Rich Stone, 97 comments

The Game Information Team Is Recruiting!

It's been quite some time since we've held an official recruitment drive for the Game Information team on site, but we're back and looking for several enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers to join our ranks.

Posted 1 year ago by BulletLukey, 43 comments

Server Upgrades Tomorrow Will Mean Some Site Downtime - COMPLETED

Our on-going mission to improve the site performance continues with hardware upgrades. This will result in some down time tomorrow.

Posted 1 year ago by Rich Stone, 64 comments

PSA: Ultimate Head to Head Contest 3 Registration Closes Tomorrow

If you've been meaning to register for our Ultimate Head to Head Contest but haven't gotten around to signing up yet, this is a final reminder that the registration period ends tomorrow (September 14th) at 1 PM GMT.

Posted 1 year ago by Dave Horobin, 46 comments

New TrueAchievements Merchandise Now On Sale - New Designs, Colours And A Mug!

We have a brand new design available for a limited period. Shirts, hoodies and mugs galore. Pick them up before they disappear on October 2nd (EU) and 3rd (US).

Posted 1 year ago by Rich Stone, 107 comments

The Ultimate Head To Head 3 - Registration Is Now Open

You wanted more UHH, we are giving you more UHH! A longer group stage and rules to (hopefully) stop game manipulation, this year's event promises to be the best yet!

Posted 1 year ago by Rich Stone, 228 comments

Hover Information Added To Gamer, Game and Achievement Links

We have made it easy to see summary information on Gamers, Games and Achievements just by hovering over links on the site. We also have new toast information pop-ups, and a load of site performance improvements

Posted 1 year ago by Rich Stone, 164 comments

Leap Frog 2017 Details

Today, we are excited to announce the return of one our most popular community events, as Leap Frog returns for its third year.

Posted 1 year ago by Dave Horobin, 90 comments

Site Update Log And Gaming Session Improvements

You can now see a log containing all of the site developments and bug fixes that we put live. And we've made it much easier to set up a gaming session, and made a slight adjustment to the feedback score badge

Posted 1 year ago by Rich Stone, 91 comments

New Site Badges and Styling

A cleaner look, multiple new badges, and lots of changes to the existing badge thresholds to make it easier to earn those precious gold ones!

Posted 1 year ago by Rich Stone, 379 comments

Introducing The Alphabet Challenge

Today, we are excited to announce a brand new community event called The Alphabet Challenge, where everyone that enters can be a winner and earn one of our new Community Challenges badges.

Posted 1 year ago by Dave Horobin, 254 comments

All The Ways You Can Win Brand New Games On TrueAchievements

We have given away hundreds of new games already this year; here are the details of all the different ways that you can get your hands on some of them.

Posted 1 year ago by Rich Stone, 51 comments

Beam Is Now Integrated Into TrueAchievements

Showcase your channel on your homepage, auto-post broadcast alerts to your friend feed, and see who's streaming what on our Streaming Hub!

Posted 1 year ago by Rich Stone, 59 comments

Introducing Easter Egg Hunt - A New TrueAchievements Contest

With Easter fast approaching, we wanted to mark the occasion here on TrueAchievements with the introduction of a brand new contest called Easter Egg Hunt.

Posted 1 year ago by Dave Horobin, 102 comments

TrueAchievements is Now Partnered with Beam!

To celebrate our new partnership, Join us today for a chance to win one of over 40 codes for various games, Xbox Live Gold accounts, and Beam Pro accounts!

Posted 1 year ago by Rich Stone, 47 comments

Join the Newshounds Team!

We need people who would like to devote their time to helping us get all of the Xbox related news and information onto the front page in a timely manner.

Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca Smith, 30 comments

The TA Playlist Hub is Now Open

The hub will be the home for all things TA Playlist. It's where you'll come to share your thoughts, check out the podcast, vote on upcoming games, and see what the buzz is all about.

Posted 1 year ago by Kevin Tavore, 26 comments

New Site Leaderboards Are Now Live!

After many days of hard toil, the leaderboards are back and better than ever! See how you rank across different platforms and genres, and in your own Country and State! And you can now share your position on social media

Posted 1 year ago by Rich Stone, 115 comments

New Multi-Genre System Is Now Live

Your votes have been counted, and the new genre system is now in place across the site! And our long-awaited new genre leaderboards will be released tomorrow

Posted 1 year ago by Rich Stone, 155 comments

Introducing a New TrueAchievements Monthly Event: TA Playlist

If ever you've wanted to join a gaming club that takes into account all you love about video games -- the mechanics, the story, the achievements, and everything else, join us for our monthly TA Playlist events starting in April!

Posted 1 year ago by Mark Delaney, 251 comments

Xbox Store Integration Version 2.0 - Even More Functionality Is Here!

Now no need to register to get Price Alerts, free content lists, additional filters and information, and revamped sales stories!

Posted 1 year ago by Rich Stone, 92 comments

The Community and Events Team Are Recruiting!

Would you like to join the TrueAchievements Community and Events Team and help organise some of the biggest achievement-related events on interweb? Check this story for more details

Posted 1 year ago by Rich Stone, 36 comments

Full Xbox Store Integration Including Price Tracking and Alerts

You can now see pricing and sale information for all products across all major regions, and even set up price alerts for them so you'll never miss a sale again!

Posted 1 year ago by Rich Stone, 246 comments