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XBL Sale Roundup: February 21st, 2017

Big discounts on Fallout 4, Call of Duty, King's Quest and Grand Theft Auto V. Plus a new Forza Motorsport bundle, and nine Xbox 360 titles including Deadpool and Blue Dragon

Posted 19 hours ago by Rich Stone, 51 comments

TA Top Five: What Took So Long?

It's said that patience is a virtue and that good things come to those who wait, but in the gaming world who tried our patience the most and was it really a good thing that we ended up with?

Posted 3 days ago by Andrew Ogley, 69 comments

Free-to-Play Weekend in Rocket League & NBA 2K17, Multiplayer All-Access Details

Rocket League and NBA 2K17 treat gamers to a free-to-play weekend if you've not already checked these games out, and Xbox LIVE multiplayer is free to all for the weekend on both Xbox One and Xbox 360. [UPDATE]

Posted 6 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 30 comments

Projects CARS and Star Wars: The Force Unleashed Now Free With Game with Gold

The midway point of the month means that Xbox LIVE Gold members can now download two new games for free thanks to Games with Gold.

Posted 6 days ago by Dave Horobin, 32 comments

RAGE Now Available Digitally for Xbox

Aside from the obvious benefit of being able to play last-gen games on the Xbox One, backwards compatibility has one other benefit — bringing digital editions to the Marketplace that were previously unavailable.

Posted 7 days ago by Kelly Packard, 48 comments

Batman: Arkham City Achievement Reminder for All Versions

Don't forget to pay The Calendar Man a visit in the different versions of Batman: Arkham City today. Doing so will make progress towards the Storyteller achievement.

Posted 8 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 12 comments

Hitman: Absolution Is Now Backwards Compatible

Square Enix and IO Interactive's well-received Xbox 360 title Hitman: Absolution joins the very lengthy list of backwards compatible games.

Posted 8 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 52 comments

Skate 3 Added to the EA Access Vault

As promised last month, EA has now added the well-received and popular skateboarding title Skate 3 to the EA Access Vault.

Posted 8 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 16 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: February 14th, 2017

Battleborn, Borderlands, the Bioshock Collection and Deus Ex Mankind Divided get large discounts, in a new format for our sales stories

Posted 8 days ago by Rich Stone, 154 comments

World of Tanks Celebrates Its Anniversary With a Month of Tanking Treats

February 12th will mark the three year anniversary of World of Tanks' release on the Xbox 360. To celebrate, developer Wargaming.net has unleashed a tank-sized bag of treats for their dedicated gamers.

Posted 12 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 22 comments

Leaving Well Enough Alone

Video games, like movies and sometimes books, are prone to sequels. Selling a known commodity is always a good head start when looking to make money, but often times these continuations make the overall story worse.

Posted 12 days ago by Mark Delaney, 81 comments

Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 Data Pack 3 Details, Available Now

Data Pack 3 released today in Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 and adds a host of new features including updates to player faces, additional legend players and top team players, and plenty more.

Posted 13 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 2 comments

Grand Theft Auto IV Is Now Backwards Compatible

One of the greatest games of all time, Grand Theft Auto IV, is now playable on Xbox One! Will you be heading back into Liberty City with Niko Bellic?

Posted 13 days ago by Rich Stone, 146 comments

A Look At The Heroes of LEGO Dimension's LEGO Batman Movie Pack

After showing off the villains recently and ahead of the pack's release this upcoming Friday, we get a look at the heroes of "The LEGO Batman Movie Story Pack" who are set to take those villains down.

Posted 14 days ago by Andy Mills, 11 comments

LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures Now Backwards Compatible

Another LEGO game has made its way into the backwards compatibility program with today's addition of LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures. Now how about some Kung Fu Panda to make my combo pack relevant?

Posted 15 days ago by Kelly Packard, 26 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: February 7th, 2017

Here are the latest Xbox Live sales for Xbox One and Xbox 360, including all games, bundles and DLC. Will you be buying anything this week?

Posted 15 days ago by Rich Stone, 141 comments

How Hard is Hard?

Plenty of gamers aren't in pursuit of a challenge when it comes to their gaming, but for those who are, where do they find that challenge? Is there a universal understanding of difficulty that spans across all games?

Posted 17 days ago by Marc Hollinshead, 189 comments

Wave 8 Expansions Previewed for LEGO Dimensions

LEGO Dimensions continues to churn out content into 2017. With "The LEGO Batman Movie Story Pack" releasing this Friday, it's time to start looking toward what Wave 8 will bring to the blocky game.

Posted 17 days ago by Kelly Packard, 18 comments

The Uncertain Fate of Social Gaming

The long, silent death of... okay let's not be overly dramatic here. Gaming is social and it always will be. But that doesn't mean everything is going well for the online side of gaming.

Posted 19 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 65 comments

GTA Online Double Rewards Event, Last Chance to Transfer Last-Gen Characters

Rockstar Games releases details on the currently live double GTA$ & RP event, in-game discounts and last-gen character transfers in Grand Theft Auto V's "GTA Online".

Posted 22 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 43 comments

LEGO Dimensions' LEGO Batman Movie Story Pack Introduces the Villains

"The LEGO Batman Movie Story Pack" is releasing in just over a week for LEGO Dimensions. Meet Poison Ivy and Clayface, two of the villains featured in the upcoming expansion.

Posted 22 days ago by Kelly Packard, 3 comments

Stuntman: Ignition, Mad Tracks and JUJU Now Backwards Compatible

The ever-growing pool of Xbox 360 games that can be played on Xbox One continues to expand with the addition of three more titles: Stuntman: Ignition, Mad Tracks and JUJU.

Posted 22 days ago by Kelly Packard, 26 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: January 31st, 2017

This week's Deals with Gold again brings us discounts on some smaller titles on the One, as well as AC Unity & Forza Horizon 2, whilst the 360 again gets rarely offered titles and DLC.

Posted 22 days ago by Chewie, 64 comments

TA Podcast: DiRT 4 Hands-on, For Honor Beta, I am Bread & Lots of ID@Xbox Games

It's been another busy week of gaming for the TrueAchievements podcast crew. We've streamed another five ID@Xbox games on Beam and Rich got hands-on time with an early build of DiRT 4.

Posted 26 days ago by Dave Horobin, 4 comments

WWE 2K17 Patched for Xbox 360

The Xbox 360 edition of WWE 2K17 has received a small patch. We only have 281 gamers on the site who have played this version, but surely they appreciate the patch nonetheless! It's available to download now.

Posted 26 days ago by Kelly Packard, 3 comments

Shadows Of The Damned And Rocket Knight Coming To Backwards Compatibility

A spooky coincidence ties today's two backwards compatible titles together, with both third-person shooter Shadows Of The Damned and XBLA 2.5D platformer Rocket Knight having links with Silent Hill.

Posted 27 days ago by Andy Mills, 23 comments

Ginger: Beyond the Crystal Patch Fixes Bugged Achievement

It's our favorite type of news to report — a formerly bugged or unobtainable achievement has been fixed! Drakhar Studios and BadLand Indie's Ginger: Beyond the Crystal has received a patch that fixed "A Great Ending."

Posted 28 days ago by Kelly Packard, 7 comments

Pinball FX2 to Receive Star Wars: Rogue One Table

The prolific virtual pinball game Pinball FX2, well known to TA users for its notoriously hard achievements, will be adding yet another Star Wars table based on the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story film.

Posted 28 days ago by Kelly Packard, 10 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: January 24th, 2017

This week's Deals with Gold gives us bigger titles on the One and random titles on the 360. There are also Watch Dogs 2 and Sonic sales for everyone, including DLC. Backwards Compatibility gets quite a bit of representation.

Posted 29 days ago by Chewie, 48 comments

Alice: Madness Returns Now Backwards Compatible

The total amount of games added to the backwards compatibility program is now 14 thanks to today's addition of Alice: Madness Returns. Perhaps will see it in the EA Access Vault later, too?

Posted 29 days ago by Kelly Packard, 41 comments

February's Games with Gold Announced

With January drawing to a close next week, Major Nelson has today revealed which four games will be available for Xbox LIVE Gold members for free as part of February's Games with Gold.

Posted 29 days ago by Dave Horobin, 189 comments

Game Changers: Resident Evil

Resident Evil christened and defined a whole new sub-genre of games and has become synonymous with video game horror ever since. Twenty one years later we have the latest installment set to terrify gamers once again.

Posted 30 days ago by Andrew Ogley, 35 comments

Terraria Progresses Toward Update 1.3

Those who follow the sandbox game Terraria are well aware it's going through a bit of a transitional phase. All of the code is being rewritten to resemble more closely the PC version, which will help it to receive updates faster.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 10 comments

TA Top Five: Villainous Leaders

In what can only be described as a coincidence of timing, this week's TA Top Five looks at some of the most memorable charlatans, conmen, and tyrants. Come revisit some of the worst people ever left to lead a video game populous.

Posted 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 65 comments

Rocksmith 2014 Edition Remastered Receives a Small Update

A small patch has been released for the Xbox One version of Rocksmith 2014 Edition Remastered. The same patch will be coming soon to the Xbox 360. Take a look at the small list to see what issues have been fixed.

Posted 1 month ago by Ashley Woodcock, 6 comments

Battlefield 3 & Bad Company 2 in the EA Access Vault, More Additions on the Way

If you've got EA Access, you've now got more stuff! Xbox 360 games Battlefield 3 and Battlefield: Bad Company 2 have been added to the Vault with more backwards compatible goodness to follow.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 59 comments

Tekken 6, Midway Arcade Origins and Mutant Storm Empire Now Backwards Compatible

Xbox's backwards compatibility team isn't messing around in 2017. Following on last week's additions of two Battlefield games and Dragon Age: Origins, three more titles, including Tekken 6, have now been added.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 18 comments

Screenshot Saturday January 14th: LEGO Dimensions, Mutant Football League

Last Saturday, another 14 games provided screenshots of their upcoming titles. The subjects ranged from new levels to very minor details that might make all the difference when a game is released.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 6 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: January 17th, 2017

A pattern's beginning to emerge in Deals with Gold as again we get a selection of mostly smaller and indie titles on the One, whilst the 360 again gets a simulation title discounted along with that rare sighting, its DLC.

Posted 1 month ago by Chewie, 85 comments

On a Roll Switches Things Up with Robert Guerrero

It's been around eighteen months since we last heard about On a Roll, the rollerblading title from Creative Concepts. Here we get a short video with an avatar of pro blader Robert Guerrero showing the grinding mechanics in action.

Posted 1 month ago by Chewie, 10 comments

Minor Updates For Minecraft on Xbox One/360

Minecraft is continuing to be supported long after its release, and now we have another minor update to let you know about, that affects both the Xbox One and 360 versions of the game.

Posted 1 month ago by Megan Walton, 22 comments

Happy Wars Rank Up Campaign Now On

Coinciding with the "Save The Demon KING" EVENT, Happy Wars now has another event live too. The "Rank Up Campaign" allows you to earn 30% extra score in multiplayer modes.

Posted 1 month ago by Megan Walton, 20 comments

Mega Man 9 and 10 and Beat'n Groovy are now Backwards Compatible

Following on from the news earlier this week that seven new games had become backwards compatible, Microsoft has today added three new titles to the program.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 34 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: January 10th, 2017

This week's DwG gives us a selection of indie titles on the One whilst the 360 gets a set of discounts entirely given over to the Tropico franchise. Meanwhile, everyone gets access to a sale on Rock Band 4 & track packs.

Posted 1 month ago by Chewie, 56 comments

BF3, Bad Company 2, Dragon Age: Origins and Four More Now Backward Compatible

After a short break over the holiday period, Major Nelson has just announced that seven new Xbox 360 titles have been added to the ever-growing number of titles now playable on the Xbox One via backwards compatibility.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 153 comments

Should We Be Concerned About Mass Effect: Andromeda?

We now have a release date for one of 2017's biggest, most exciting releases. Mass Effect: Andromeda is upon us. But the game's development history since its reveal seems to indicate we may be best to proceed with caution.

Posted 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 147 comments

[UPDATE] 'Tis the Season to be Delisted: More Xbox Games Removed from the Store

With the arrival of a new year comes the annual ritual of removing a small chunk of games from the store. Leading the way for 2017 is a group of licensed titles from Activision and some of Codemasters' older racing titles.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 111 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 1 month ago by Rich Stone, 191 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: January 3rd, 2017

The first Deals with Gold of 2017 sees a fairly random selection of titles discounted. Amongst a handful of one-offs, Xbox One gets a few Dead Island offers, whilst 360 gets a range of MX vs ATV, Defiance & Port Royale 3 sales.

Posted 1 month ago by Chewie, 40 comments

Halo and Batman New Year Timed Achievements

It's the first day on 2017, and the first day you can already grab some time sensitive achievements in Halo and Batman. So, don't waste anytime, and grab them while you can.

Posted 1 month ago by Megan Walton, 41 comments