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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 12 days ago by BulletLukey, 40 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 23 days 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 month 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 month 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 month 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 month ago by Rich Stone, 163 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 4 months ago by Rich Stone, 376 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 5 months 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 6 months 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 6 months 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 6 months 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 6 months 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 6 months 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 6 months 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 7 months 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 7 months 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 7 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months ago by Rich Stone, 245 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 9 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 9 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 9 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year ago by Dave Horobin, 60 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year ago by Dave Horobin, 11 comments