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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 10 days ago by Mark Delaney, 241 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 29 days 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 month ago by Rich Stone, 35 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 month ago by Rich Stone, 244 comments

2016 Leaderboards - How Did You Do?

We've built leaderboards for the whole of 2016: TrueAchievement Score, Gamerscore, Achievements Won and many others across all regions, platforms and genres. See how you scored and share it with the world!

Posted 2 months ago by Rich Stone, 66 comments

TrueAchievements Has Now Tracked 1 Billion Achievement Unlocks

After almost 9 years of tracking Xbox Gamers' achievement unlocks, we have now accumulated a staggering one billion of them! Analysing the data in various ways has thrown up some interesting results...

Posted 2 months ago by Rich Stone, 191 comments

The TrueAchievements Game of the Year 2016

After what was our closest awards ever, it's time to announce the TrueAchievements Game of the Year 2016 Award Winners.

Posted 2 months ago by Cee Jay, 177 comments

Happy Holidays From Everyone At TrueAchievements

With the holiday season fast approaching 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 3 months ago by Dave Horobin, 102 comments

TrueAchievements Game of the Year Awards

12 months ago Fallout 4 rose above over 300 games to be named the TrueAchievements GotY, but which game will take the title in this years awards? The choice is the TrueAchievements Game of the Year 2016 is yours.

Posted 3 months ago by Cee Jay, 111 comments

TA Podcast: Dead Rising 4, Energy Cycle, Wand Wars, and Her Majesty's SPIFFING

We've gone ID@Xbox mad this week. Partly due to the fact that Dead Rising 4 was the only big release from the past week, but also due to our new regular Twitch streams of ID@Xbox games.

Posted 3 months ago by Dave Horobin, 16 comments

TrueAchievements Teams Up With ID@Xbox To Bring You All The Latest Games

We'll be streaming as many ID titles as we can on their day of release, and we'll also be giving you multiple chances to win copies of the games!

Posted 3 months ago by Rich Stone, 38 comments

Introducing Game Hubs

We've just added a new tab to our game pages where you can find all of the latest news, videos and screenshots for the game, as well as subscribe to news updates.

Posted 4 months ago by Rich Stone, 77 comments

TrueAchievements Is Now Fully Secure and Supports HTTP2

We've been working hard behind the scenes to make all of our pages fully secure and we've added HTTP2 support. This means a better, faster browsing experience for all of our users!

Posted 4 months ago by Rich Stone, 92 comments

TA Podcast: Watch_Dogs 2, Assassin's Creed The Ezio Collection and Bioshock 2

or the first time in a few weeks, none of us have jumped into any new games this past week. Instead Rich and I have been getting some monies worth out of our recent purchases, while Jack has been playing lots of Bioshock 2.

Posted 4 months ago by Dave Horobin, 7 comments

TA Podcast: Watch_Dogs 2, Assassin's Creed The Ezio Collection and More

It's another week of big releases, and we've once again forsaken our completion percentages to bring you our early thoughts on Watch_Dogs 2 and Assassin's Creed The Ezio Collection.

Posted 4 months ago by Dave Horobin, 12 comments

TA Podcast: Infinite Warfare, Modern Warfare Remastered, Steep and Titanfall 2

The big releases keep on coming, and like magpies attracted to the next shiny thing it sees we continue to fill our Gamercards with more games that we possibly have time for.

Posted 4 months ago by Dave Horobin, 8 comments

Last Few Days To Order Your Limited Edition TrueAchievements Hoodie!

Last few days to get your limited edition TrueAchievements branded winter warmer! It also makes a fantastic gift for all of the family.

Posted 4 months ago by Rich Stone, 37 comments

TA Podcast: Red Dead Redemption 2, Battlefield 1 and Industry News

It's been a slower week for new AAA releases but there's still a lot to discuss as it has been a huge week for news; a certain cowboy game was announced and a we saw short trailer showing what Nintendo has to offer next.

Posted 5 months ago by Dave Horobin, 16 comments

Official TrueAchievements Hoodie Now Available

With summer having drawn to a close and the temperatures dropping we thought it was the ideal time to relaunch the official TrueAchievements hoodies.

Posted 5 months ago by Jack Watling, 117 comments

Zombie Event Details

Starting Monday, October 17th and continuing throughout the rest of the month, we’ll be matching gamers up and banding them together to take out the zombie horde

Posted 5 months ago by Chad and Jessie, 32 comments

TA Podcast: Battlefield 1, Gears of War 4 and Mafia III

Hello and welcome to episode 42 of the TrueAchievements Podcast. This week's show is a little bit longer than normal, but that's purely down to all of the big titles that have hit over the past week - there's so much to play!

Posted 5 months ago by Dave Horobin, 1 comment

TA Podcast: Achievement Rarity, UHH2, Viral Event and a Sprinkling of Games

Unfortunately, Rich was very pushed for time when we were recording and had to sneak off halfway through but thankfully Jack and I managed to soldier on without him

Posted 5 months ago by Dave Horobin, 11 comments

Xbox Achievement Rarity Now Integrated Into TrueAchievements

Xbox achievement rarity information is now shown on the site, along with Rare achievement indicators and filters. Find out how we stack up against the wider Xbox Community!

Posted 5 months ago by Rich Stone, 194 comments

TrueAchievements Viral Event 2016

Prepare to have your minds blown! This October we'll be bringing not just one but TWO events to the TA community: Viral Event and Zombie Event.

Posted 6 months ago by Chad and Jessie, 64 comments

TA Podcast: Forza Horizon 3, FIFA 17, BATMAN: The Telltale Series, UHH2 and more

On this week's show, we finally get to talk about Forza Horizon 3, our journey with FIFA 17, Batman: The Telltale Series, the first round of UHH2 match ups, and much more.

Posted 6 months ago by Dave Horobin, 4 comments

Join the TrueAchievements Club on Xbox LIVE

A couple of weeks ago, Microsoft announced that the the latest Xbox One preview update would give program members access to the brand new clubs feature.

Posted 6 months ago by Dave Horobin, 59 comments

Ultimate Head To Head 2 - Final Few Days To Register

Registration is soon to close for the Ultimate Head To Head Contest 2 - don't miss out on one of the greatest TrueAchievements events we've ever run!

Posted 6 months ago by Rich Stone, 29 comments

TA Podcast: Forza Horizon 3, NBA 2K17: The Prelude, PES 17 and More

Welcome to the latest episode of the TrueAchievements Podcast with Rich, Jack and myself, where we sit down to discuss all of the hottest news and new releases from the past week.

Posted 6 months ago by Dave Horobin, 5 comments

Multi-Genre System Voting Update

After a couple of months of your hard work we've pretty much hit the end of the initial genre voting periods - which is absolutely amazing!

Posted 6 months ago by Jack Watling, 54 comments

TA Podcast: Forza Horizon 3 Interview with Grant Orban from Playground Games

Today is a very special podcast for a couple of reasons. Firstly, because it marks our 50th show (including specials), but most importantly because we were lucky enough to be joined at the end of the show by a very special guest!

Posted 6 months ago by Dave Horobin, 5 comments

Announcing The Ultimate Head to Head Contest 2

TrueAchievements most successful event, The Ultimate Head to Head Contest, is back! And it now comes with a group stage so you get to play for longer

Posted 6 months ago by Rich Stone, 184 comments

TA Podcast: Battlefield 1 Beta, Hue, Professional Farmer 17 and Much More

Before we get into the content of this week's episode of the TrueAchievements Podcast, I'd like to say a massive thank you to everyone that tuned in during August and contributed with comments, suggestions and questions.

Posted 6 months ago by Dave Horobin, 11 comments

TA Podcast: Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, In Between and More Ben-Hur

After an extremely busy week at Gamescom that was filled with great games, amazing people and, most likely, too many beers, the TA Podcast crew is back in familiar surroundings to record episode 36.

Posted 7 months ago by Dave Horobin, 8 comments

TA Podcast: Gamescom 2016 Day Three

Guten tag podcast listeners. Yesterday was our last day at Gamescom 2016, and we once again had a full calendar of hands-on gameplay and presentations to attend.

Posted 7 months ago by Dave Horobin, 5 comments

TA Podcast: Gamescom 2016 Day Two

It's past midnight local time and our feet our extremely sore from walking over 30,000 steps, but we've remained true to our word and are back for round two of our Gamescom 2016 podcast.

Posted 7 months ago by Dave Horobin, 7 comments

TA Podcast: Gamescom 2016 Day One

It's that time of the year again! The TA podcast crew are in Cologne, and after a busy day of gaming and lots of walking we sat down over a nice cold bottle of Kölsch to record our a special edition of the TA Podcast.

Posted 7 months ago by Dave Horobin, 6 comments

TA Podcast: Ben-Hur, Just Cause 3's Mech Land Assault DLC, Enigmatis

Jack is still away on his holidays, so Ash once again jumped into the hot seat to make it a hat-trick of appearances on the TA Podcast.

Posted 7 months ago by Dave Horobin, 13 comments

TA Podcast: Snooker Nation Championship, Telltale's Batman and Overcooked

With Jack still away on his holidays, we were once again joined by the willing and able Ash for this week's episode of the TrueAchievements Podcast

Posted 7 months ago by Dave Horobin, 17 comments

Backwards Compatible Notifications and Site Leaderboard Percentiles

You can now receive notifications when games you own become backwards compatible, and see the percentile of leaderboards you are on on your homepage

Posted 7 months ago by Rich Stone, 49 comments

Add Multiple Difficulty Achievements To Your To Do List

Create an Ultimate Head to Head style challenge for yourself using the new Add Random Achievements page, and also sort your to do list in new and exciting ways!

Posted 7 months ago by Rich Stone, 67 comments

Wishlist Sale Item Notifications

Yet another Site Wishlist item has just gone live - put a game or DLC you want on your wishlist and we'll let you know when it goes on sale!

Posted 7 months ago by Rich Stone, 99 comments

Rate DLC Packs

Day two of the TA Hack-a-thon delivers another sought-after feature - the ability to rate DLC packs and see the average score given by everyone else for a pack

Posted 7 months ago by Rich Stone, 68 comments

Gaming Session Availability Times

Fed up with receiving session notifications for times that don't suit? You can now set the times of day that your are available to boost and only receive notifications for sessions during those hours

Posted 7 months ago by Rich Stone, 76 comments

Last Chance To Get Some Official TrueAchievements Merchandise

Only 2 more days to get some limited edition merch! Plus Rich goes coding crazy with the introduction of the Rich Stone TrueAchievements Hack-a-thon Week!

Posted 8 months ago by Rich Stone, 31 comments

Welcome to the New TGN YouTube Team Members

A few weeks ago, we announced that we were looking for volunteers to the join the new TGN YouTube team. The response was absolutely overwhelming, with well over 100 applications received from members of TA and TT.

Posted 8 months ago by Dave Horobin, 44 comments

TA Podcast: The Park, Minecraft Story Mode, The Division, Rainbow Six Siege

Jack is away this week, so we enlisted the help of Newshound Assistant Manager, The Division master and fellow northerner Dat Boi Treezy to take his place.

Posted 8 months ago by Dave Horobin, 15 comments

TA Podcast: Tumblestone, Unravel, Alto's Adventure and EA SPORTS UFC 2

The UK is currently basking in the one week of sunshine that we have during the summer, but despite that we've closed the office windows and endured the uncomfortably hot conditions to record our fourth podcast of the month.

Posted 8 months ago by Dave Horobin, 5 comments

Achievement Flags 3.0

Since they were first added, achievement flags have been a huge part of the site and are an absolutely awesome resource for achievement hunting! At a glance they provide some key information about achievements.

Posted 8 months ago by Jack Watling, 101 comments

TA Podcast: Halo 5: Guardians, Trials of the Blood Dragon, Spectra and More

Time was our enemy this week, but as promised, we still put aside some time to record this week's show! That's three for three in July, C'mon!

Posted 8 months ago by Dave Horobin, 7 comments

Limited Edition TrueAchievements Merchandise

After receiving many requests for new Official TrueAchievements merchandise, we've just launched two new limited edition t-shirt designs!

Posted 8 months ago by Rich Stone, 104 comments