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Registration open again!

Well, it took a little longer than planned, but we are now accepting registrations again. However, I have put in place some small restrictions on this: 1) A maximum of 50 people can register in an ho

Posted 9 years ago by Rich Stone, 22 comments

Rock Band DLC for 17th Febuary

This Tuesday we'll see a couple of additions. The newbies into the Rock Band Store will be: Turbonegro - 'Wasted Again' And a couple from White Zombie. These being: 'More Human than Human' 'Black Sun

Posted 9 years ago by Aeris Gainzbrah, 12 comments

GTA IV: Lost and the Damned DLC news galore

Today Rockstar Games released a new trailer. You can find it at the link below or check it out on your xbox in the marketplace. IGN got to play some multiplayer and reported the new modes. "Witness P

Posted 9 years ago by GameTagwastaken, 28 comments

Activision: Three new IPs and COD:MW 2 for 2009

In their recent fourth quarter financial conference call Activision announced what we all saw coming; Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 will hit the shelves this year. No definite date has been set, but

Posted 9 years ago by Elite Hero, 13 comments

Left4Dead DLC Will be Free

Last week, Valve announced the details of the eagerly awaited Left 4 Dead DLC. I think I can speak for most in saying that it was more than a wee bit disappointing since we will actually be seeing ve

Posted 9 years ago by Aeris Gainzbrah, 22 comments

New Avatar Features Here

Microsoft have launched a new - albeit slightly random - feature online which allows you make your own customised images starring none other than.. You! Or more accurately, your Avatar... The 'Free Y

Posted 9 years ago by Aeris Gainzbrah, 9 comments

Godfather II gets delayed

EA have revealed that The Godfather part deux has been delayed after previously announcing that the game was pushed forward from its original date of March 6th for all of 24 hours before being moved

Posted 9 years ago by Elite Hero, 5 comments

50 Cent: BotS Achievements are now on the site

50 Cent: Blood on the Sand has now been added to the site. There are 46 achievements, worth a total of 1000 GamerScore.

Posted 9 years ago by Rich Stone, 8 comments

Race Pro Achievements are now on the site

Race Pro has now been added to the site. There are 50 achievements, worth a total of 1000 GamerScore.

Posted 9 years ago by Rich Stone, 7 comments

FIFA 09 'Ultimate Team Mode'

Yesterday (10th Feb 2009) EA Sports announced a new game type for FIFA 09, 'Ultimate Team Mode' will allow gamers to piece together their dream teams and compete against one another online. FIFA 09 U

Posted 9 years ago by Elite Hero, 4 comments

Minesweeper Flags Achievements are now on the site

Minesweeper Flags has now been added to the site. There are 12 achievements, worth a total of 200 GamerScore.

Posted 9 years ago by Rich Stone, 6 comments

Registration closed - for 24 hours

Due to a couple of articles about TA appearing on some rather large gaming websites yesterday, we had over 3,000 new registrations in a little over 10 hours. Because all these lovely new people need

Posted 9 years ago by Rich Stone, 127 comments

Microsoft commitment to new IPs

In the current economic climate many publishers/developers are turning their backs on original IPs (Intellectual Properties or new titles in layman's terms) to concentrate on sequels and expanding cu

Posted 9 years ago by Elite Hero, 1 comment

Unprecedented sign-ups, please be patient

A post about the site on the joystiq xbox page has led to over 1000 registrations in just over an hour. As you can imagine, this has put an enormous load on the scannners to try to grab the new users

Posted 9 years ago by Rich Stone, 101 comments

CoD: WaW to get DLC

Good news! Treyarch and Activision today announced plans to release the appropriately titled Call of Duty(R): World at War Map Pack 1 in March for Xbox 360, PS3, and PC. Better News! With a title lik

Posted 9 years ago by GameTagwastaken, 29 comments

GTA IV Multiplayer Free Feb 17-22

Today Major Nelson has announced via his blog that in celebration of GTA IV's DLC release next week, Xbox silver members will be able to play both the original and the expansion for free online. This

Posted 9 years ago by GameTagwastaken, 8 comments

New releases for week of Feb 9, 2009

On Tuesday several new games, one special edition, and a collection of SEGA classics will be hitting North American retail markets. On Wednesday, NHL 09 mingame reject, NHL 3on3 arcade will be arrivi

Posted 9 years ago by GameTagwastaken, 12 comments

Mass Effect to finally receive more DLC

In January rumors began surfacing on gaming message boards that the Feb 2009 edition of Official Xbox Magazine (OXM) had hints about upcoming Mass Effect DLC. Blend Games is reporting that during an

Posted 9 years ago by GameTagwastaken, 19 comments

Dead Rising 2 confirmed

In a move about as surprising as a new Barry Bonds steroids use allegation, Capcom has confirmed today that they are hard at work on a sequel to 2006's hit Dead Rising. The game takes place several y

Posted 9 years ago by GameTagwastaken, 22 comments

Pro Evolution 2009 transfer update.

Konami have confirmed that Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 is to get a free January Transfer update. This update will bring all clubs squads up to date as of the close of the January window. Transfers such

Posted 9 years ago by Elite Hero, 4 comments

The Warriors coming to XBLA

MTV's Multiplayer Blog today announced that the 1979 classic gang movie 'The Warriors’ is to be released on Xbox Live Arcade to coincide with the movie's 30th anniversary. ‘The Warriors,’ an arcade g

Posted 9 years ago by Elite Hero, 13 comments

F.E.A.R. 2 Achievements are now on the site

F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin has now been added to the site. There are 49 achievements, worth a total of 1000 GamerScore.

Posted 9 years ago by Rich Stone, 9 comments

New trueachievements.com homepage

Our TA newshounds are now able to bring you the latest xbox 360 news from across the globe, and you'll find the latest stories on our new homepage. You'll also be able to see as soon as new games are

Posted 9 years ago by Rich Stone, 57 comments

STREET FIGHTER IV Achievements are now on the site

Street Fighter IV has now been added to the site. There are 48 achievements, worth a total of 1000 GamerScore.

Posted 9 years ago by Rich Stone, 6 comments

Rock Band DLC for 10th Febuary

Harmonix have announced that this Tuesday Scot rockers The Fratellis will be the next band to hop on the Rock Band bus. The three tracks - all taken from their 2006 album 'Costello Music' - are: Cree

Posted 9 years ago by Aeris Gainzbrah, 34 comments

Sonic's UGC Achievements are now on the site

Sonic's Ultimate Genesis Collection has now been added to the site. There are 34 achievements, worth a total of 1000 GamerScore.

Posted 9 years ago by Rich Stone, 15 comments

X-Blades Achievements are now on the site

X-Blades has now been added to the site. There are 37 achievements, worth a total of 1000 GamerScore.

Posted 9 years ago by Rich Stone, 4 comments

Customize your homepage

I've added something cool I've been meaning to do for some time to allow you to customize the colours of the panels on the right hand side of your homepage. Simply go to Customize->Homepage colours a

Posted 9 years ago by Rich Stone, 35 comments

Left 4 DLC on the way

IGN and other sources are now reporting that Left 4 Dead will be getting a DLC pack this spring. The Survival pack will add an appropriately-titled survival mode as well as two full versus campaigns.

Posted 9 years ago by GameTagwastaken, 27 comments

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Announced

Multiple sources are now reporting that Activision announced a sequel to Transformers: The Game, which I've linked to in case you haven't had the (dis)pleasure of playing it. Although no official wor

Posted 9 years ago by GameTagwastaken, 10 comments

Street Fighter IV DLC Announced

After word leaked out earlier this week that DLC would be available adding more characters to the game shortly after launch, Capcom set the record straight today by posting a press release to their d

Posted 9 years ago by GameTagwastaken, 5 comments

Even More Fallout 3 DLC Coming

It has been announced that Fallout 3 will have another two downloads head our way soon. Very soon in fact! In a recent interview lead producer Jeff Gardiner revealed that we will soon see 'The Pitt',

Posted 9 years ago by Aeris Gainzbrah, 6 comments

Tomb Raider Underworld 'Beneath The Ashes'

Eidos appear to be continuing their love affair with Tomb Raider DLC and have just announed that Tomb Raider Underworld will recieve it's first of two DLC Packs on February 10th exclusive to Xbox 360

Posted 9 years ago by Elite Hero, 8 comments

Sega announce Virtua Tennis 2009

In a press junket released today, SEGA Europe Ltd. and SEGA of America, Inc. announced that Virtua Tennis 2009 is to be released in May 2009 for Xbox 360, PS3 and downloadable for PC, just as the ten

Posted 9 years ago by Elite Hero, 0 comments

Wallace & Gromit coming to XBox Arcade

Episodic game-makers Telltale Games (Sam & Max, Strong Bad) have announced that Wallace & Gromit's Grand Adventures will also be coming to Xbox Live Arcade this spring as well as the PC. The press re

Posted 9 years ago by GameTagwastaken, 5 comments

Halo Wars Demo

The Halo Wars demo has found it's way onto xbox live. It is available for download to both Gold & Silver accounts. The demo is approximately 1 GB in size. Universal link below to queue the download o

Posted 9 years ago by BLYAST, 1 comment

The Maw to receive DLC

According to kotaku.com, the game will be getting three new levels that were deleted scenes from the original game, likely to keep under the 150MB size limit. The levels will each come with a new ach

Posted 9 years ago by GameTagwastaken, 6 comments

The scanner family increases

Thanks to the switch to proper hosting, I've been able to increase the number of scanners to 4. This has resulted in the average update for each registered user now taking place approximately every 2

Posted 9 years ago by Rich Stone, 41 comments

Halo Wars Achievements are now on the site

Halo Wars has now been added to the site. There are 50 achievements, worth a total of 1000 GamerScore.

Posted 9 years ago by Rich Stone, 2 comments

We are back!

Well that went quite smoothly in the end, we are now situated in a massive data warehouse in rural UK. Hopefully everything is working for you, if not please post in the bug reports forum. I'm not ar

Posted 9 years ago by Rich Stone, 51 comments

Trueachievements maintenance in approx 4 hours

This is just a quick note to say we will be offline from approximately 4pm GMT today while we move servers and hosts. We hope to be back online at around the same time tomorrow, possibly a little soo

Posted 9 years ago by Rich Stone, 11 comments

We are moving home

I thought I'd better give you a heads-up on the proposed site move that's taking place this weekend. I've bought a new server for the site, and am currently in the process of setting it up. If all go

Posted 9 years ago by Rich Stone, 34 comments

More advanced friends feeds

Thanks to a great suggestion on the forums, I've added some tabs to the friends feeds. As well as the normal view, you can now see a summary of the achievements your friends have won (one line per ga

Posted 9 years ago by Rich Stone, 25 comments

DLC achievement changes

After much discussion, I've made a change to the way the site calculates the TA scores for DLC (downloadable content). Instead of being based on the number of gamers that have the game, the TA Ratio

Posted 9 years ago by Rich Stone, 160 comments

DLC Page and bug fixes

I've added a new page for viewing DLC (downloadable content) details for games where it exists. This will show you the number of gamers that have the DLC, the maximum GamerScore TrueAchievements, and

Posted 9 years ago by Rich Stone, 37 comments

Advanced Friends Lists

I've completely re-written the friends list functionality to allow you to customize your friends in several ways. If you click on the Edit friends button under your friends list, you will be taken to

Posted 9 years ago by Rich Stone, 19 comments

Twitter integration and more

Twitter is a pretty cool little website, so after some suggestions from the TA forums I've integrated posting to Twitter from TrueAchievements. If you have a Twitter account you can now auto-post ach

Posted 9 years ago by Rich Stone, 28 comments

New GamerCards and Comparisons

I've had a load of new GamerCard designs sent in over the last 2 months and I've only just got round to loading them onto the site (they take a little bit of testing). Anyway, there's 5 new ones now

Posted 9 years ago by Rich Stone, 15 comments

Speedier home pages

I've spent some time changing the indexes on some of the major tables today. Initially this looks to have speeded up the home pages and My Achievement pages quite dramatically (which is obviously pre

Posted 9 years ago by Rich Stone, 5 comments

All the...small things

I've just made a couple of small changes in a few of places on the site. Firstly, your Completion Percentage ratio is now calculated on the number of achievements you've won divided by the total numb

Posted 9 years ago by Rich Stone, 13 comments