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Codemasters reveal 2009 release calendar

Publisher Codemasters has revealed their 2009 lineup today following its "Gamers Day" event last night in San Francisco. No, I don't know why it's not called "Gamers Night" either, but here are the r

Posted 10 years ago by GameTagwastaken

Bethesda releases info on 2nd DLC for Fallout 3

There are two things that news writers have to do that they find excruciating. 1: Wait for new games to come out even thought they look really cool and you want to play them right now. 2: Resist the

Posted 10 years ago by GameTagwastaken

Publisher Red Mile in financial trouble

Multiple sources are reporting that following a split with Atari, Red Mile is facing dire financial circumstances. Transmission Games, developers of Heroes Over Europe are owed over $281,000 by Red M

Posted 10 years ago by GameTagwastaken

Wheelman to be joint published

It's good news/bad news for Midway Games this week. First, the good news! As I reported last week in the article http://www.trueachievements.com/newsitem.aspx?newsitemid=107, rumors were flying that

Posted 10 years ago by GameTagwastaken

Matt Hazard Returns Again!

In case you are not familiar with the back story of Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard, let me explain a little before you read further. Matt Hazard is a formerly glorious video game character now s

Posted 10 years ago by GameTagwastaken

Capcom's New Game

Sources all over are reporting that Capcom is planning to unveil a new Xbox 360 game. Footage of this mystery game will be available for download via the XBL Marketplace on the "night of February 23r

Posted 10 years ago by BLYAST

Mirror's Edge DLC + Achievements

After a few delays, Mirror's Edge has received it's downloadable content. This new content (180 MB) is available for purchase at 800 MSP for both Gold & Silver accounts. Description: "Mirror’s Edge g

Posted 10 years ago by BLYAST

Afro Samurai demo on Live - US and CA only

US and Canadian gamers will find the demo for Afro Samurai now available. According to the demo's page on Xbox, the demo is a "prelude to Afro Samurai" whether that means unique level or just a way t

Posted 10 years ago by GameTagwastaken

Exit 2 sneaking out on XBLA on Feb 18

A late announcement for this week's XBLA releases, Exit 2 will be challenging you to solve puzzles and escape 240 levels in the fastest time possible. There will also be 30 downloadable levels at lau

Posted 10 years ago by GameTagwastaken

TA's Video Game Music Collection

Recently I had the idea of creating a TrueAchievements top 10 music list. Well, I ended up following through with the idea only to come to the blunt realization that there are far too many video game

Posted 10 years ago by BLYAST

New Releases for week of Feb 16, 2009

There are a lot of releases this week and one of them is already in the Xbox Live store, so let's get started: Xbox Originals Grabbed by the Ghoulies - 1200 MS points OUT NOW http://marketplace.xbox.

Posted 10 years ago by GameTagwastaken

Biker Avatar Clothing Now Available!

For the biker dudes: Rocker Jacket Pixie Boots Grunge Pants Metal Combats Top Hat Skull Ring Leather Biker Gloves Left Feather Earring Right Feather Earring For the biker babes: Punk Tee Black 60’s B

Posted 10 years ago by GameTagwastaken

Stormrise Screens

SEGA has published several new screenshots for their upcoming game, Stormise, which is set to release March 24 (NA & EU). By the looks of it, Halo Wars may have some legitimate competition in no time

Posted 10 years ago by BLYAST

Microsoft stores coming soon

In a time when many retailers are going out of business and closing their doors, Microsoft have announced plans to open a chain of retail stores in a move to rival Sony & Apple. Details are currently

Posted 10 years ago by Elite Hero

The State Of TA Part 1

As a treat/punishment it’s been decided that once a month the admin team should release a "The State of TA" a monthly round up of events and improvements to site interspersed with humor, stats and ge

Posted 10 years ago by Cee Jay

"Ares Fall" in development

Over the past few months, Void Star Creations (known for their venture into XBLA territory with their cards-meets-tetris-attack debut game Poker Smash) have been unveiling details on their dev blog a

Posted 10 years ago by BLYAST

"Exit" sequel to arrive soon

Mr. ESC will be back in action in no time. The sequel to the fairly popular XBLA game, Exit, is set to release sometime in this quarter. More details on the game are still to come and it's exact rele

Posted 10 years ago by BLYAST

Rumor: Wheelman switching from Midway to Ubisoft

This story actually starts yesterday when Midway filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. At least one staff member here saw the news hit the wire and asked me to post about it but I said "If I post 'Midway

Posted 10 years ago by GameTagwastaken

Donators scanner

Over the last few days of scanner problems related to the massive influx of new users, I've felt pretty bad about the people that have given their hard earned cash to support the site, with no real b

Posted 10 years ago by Rich Stone

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 10 years ago by Rich Stone

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 10 years ago by Aeris Gainzbrah

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 10 years ago by GameTagwastaken

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 10 years ago by Elite Hero

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 10 years ago by Aeris Gainzbrah

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 10 years ago by Aeris Gainzbrah

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 10 years ago by Elite Hero

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 10 years ago by Elite Hero

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 10 years ago by Rich Stone

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 10 years ago by Elite Hero

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 10 years ago by Rich Stone

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 10 years ago by GameTagwastaken

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 10 years ago by GameTagwastaken

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 10 years ago by GameTagwastaken

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 10 years ago by GameTagwastaken