TrueAchievements news archive for April 2009

  • Call of Duty: World at War DLC

    With the first World at War Map Pack making "record sales" (notice the quotes), they are finally set to release their second Map Pack some time in June. The map pack will include three new multiplaye

    Posted 13 years ago 30

  • Guitar Hero: World Tour DLC

    The following tracks (and packs) will be including in the May DLC for Guitar Hero: World Tour. Release date for each pack is posted next to the title. May 7: Ferret/Metal Blade Track Pack (FREE) -"De

    Posted 13 years ago 20

  • Fable II DLC

    Fable II has been updated to include a grand total of 1350 gamerscore, yet another game breaking the threshold of 1250 a game. An additional 13 achievements for a total of 250 gamerscore were added t

    Posted 13 years ago 30

  • Site boosting calendar and DLC reviews

    With the review system becoming more and more popular, I've added a way for you to review downloaded DLC. The reviews work in the same way that the game reviews work, so there should be no major surp

    Posted 13 years ago 108

  • Dark Void - Trailer

    Developed by Airtight Games on the Unreal 3 Engine and published by Capcom, Dark Void is a game where players face an alien threat that humanity had previously thought was extinguished. The game itse

    Posted 13 years ago 2

  • Gunstar Heroes - Confirmed
    Gunstar Heroes - Confirmed

    A week or so ago, we confirmed that Phantasy Star II and Sonic 3 would be coming to XBLA via their achievement lists - http://www.trueachievements.com/newsitem.aspx?newsitemid=352. Not to mention htt

    Posted 13 years ago 7

  • Achievement Glitchers Beware

    Microsoft will not sit idly by as cheaters continuously try to tear apart their highly-regarded achievement system. They have done everything in their power to keep it as balanced and fair as possibl

    Posted 13 years ago 110

  • Microsoft Surveys Public on Avatars

    It seems Microsoft has more sophisticated wardrobe plans in mind. Avatars have already been implemented into a handful of games, but that feature didn't necessarily give avatars the breakthrough that

    Posted 13 years ago 12

  • Bethesda Confirms "Elder Scrolls" Books

    Bethesda has yet another grand announcement to make along with the revealing of their upcoming game WET. Bethesda has confirmed that Del Ray will be publishing two novels based on the Elder Scrolls u

    Posted 13 years ago 15

  • Bethesda to Publish "WET" - Trailer/Screens

    Bethesda's newest announcement in the game department is that they will be publishing WET. Developed by Artificial Mind and Movement, WET essentially incorporates three different styles of gameplay i

    Posted 13 years ago 6

  • Dead Rising 2 - Trailer w/ Gameplay Footage

    The first official trailer for Dead Rising 2 is published and features in-game footage. No need to spoil it for you, go see for yourselves at the link below. Enjoy!!

    Posted 13 years ago 64

  • Marvel vs Capcom 2 - Confirmed

    One of the most popular fighting series is coming to XBLA.... Nine years after being originally released, Marvel vs Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes is back and with a vengeance! Features from XBLA versio

    Posted 13 years ago 11

  • On the Marketplace - Week of April 27

    As of today (April 27th) Max Payne & Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne, Xbox Originals are available from the Marketplace. Coming in at 1200 MSP each with the first being a whopping 6gb download and

    Posted 13 years ago 25

  • Xtival is Back!

    Disclaimer: non-Europeans might want to consider not reading past this line for the fear of heartbreak and/or depression. You were warned. Where will you be between May 1st and May 4th? Gaming over X

    Posted 13 years ago 21

  • Street Fighter IV DLC

    I'm sorry for the header... I couldn't help myself, and I know--I know it wasn't witty or funny or anything like that. It won't happen again, okay? The new DLC for Street Fighter will include two new

    Posted 13 years ago 34

  • 1 vs 100 Priced

    Scared? Don't be! 1 vs 100 will be completely free for all Xbox LIVE Gold members. Don't believe me? Check the link below. 1 vs 100 will be available for download in Spring 2009. What more needs to b

    Posted 13 years ago 102

  • Microsoft Refunds Braid Owners

    Okay, if you are one of the lucky XBL members who purchased Braid during Microsoft's "Deal of the Week" promotion, you may not be so lucky after all. But now you are! On the week of February 23rd, th

    Posted 13 years ago 29

  • Multi-lingual achievements

    We have a lot of non-english speaking members, so when MortyDice sent me a link of game achievements on xbox live in French, I wondered how easy it would be to grab them and add them to the system to

    Posted 13 years ago 23

  • Virtual On: Oratorio Tangram

    Some of you may be excited, while many more will wonder what the hell an Oratorio or a Tangram is. Don't worry--I'm here for you, readers! Virtual On is a "cult" series that was originally released i

    Posted 13 years ago 11

  • Microsoft Profit Falls

    Just a bit of interesting news we had passed to us: apparently, Microsoft's revenue has declined 6% from the previous year's third quarter sales, standing now at around $13.65 billion. Also, the comp

    Posted 13 years ago 14

  • "Dante's Inferno" To Feature Baby Killing

    This just in: EA's video game adaption of Dante's "Inferno" will feature baby-killing. The slaughtering of babies, that is correct. However, these babies were never baptized, so therefore this is not

    Posted 13 years ago 38

  • RB DLC - 4/28/09

    Harmonix just announced that Tuesday's DLC pack will be the long awaited "Nothing's Shocking" album from Jane's Addiction. The album will include the following tracks: Up the Beach Ocean Size Had a D

    Posted 13 years ago 8

  • Red Faction and UFC Demos hits Marketplace

    The demos for Red Faction: Guerrilla and UFC 2009 Undisputed are now available to Gold members via the XBL Marketplace. Silver members should have access within a few days. Red Faction®: Guerrilla™ =

    Posted 13 years ago 27

  • Official Formula 1 game

    As everyone should by now know, Codies the developers behind Colin McRae DiRT & Race Driver Grid have the official rights to Formula One. Their lips have been pretty tightly sealed when it comes to a

    Posted 13 years ago 13

  • New Avatar Duds

    There are some new "hip-hop" themed clothes available for your avatar, available in the little... avatar... closet-thing. Anyway, the new clothes are: Men Denim Shorts Faded Jeans with Print Striped

    Posted 13 years ago 45

  • Karaoke Revolution

    Konami, suffering from the flop of their last Revolution-titled game, seeks to revive their "series" by launching a next-gen Karaoke Revolution to PS3, Xbox 360, and Wii consoles. They hope to compet

    Posted 13 years ago 3

  • Marvel vs Capcom 2?

    Kotaku released an article yesterday detailing a countdown timer displayed on the website " http://www.tu4ar.com/ ". Many people believe that the countdown clock is counting its way down to the relea

    Posted 13 years ago 28

  • Brütal Legend Dated

    Release date has finally been confirmed! "In North America, the game will be released on October 13. Europeans can get their hands on the game three days later, on October 16."" Brütal Legend will re

    Posted 13 years ago 12

  • Left 4 Dead DLC Issues?

    Alright, so some people had issues getting the DLC to work properly... Well, I'm sorry, okay? I know after reading my news post you all rushed to download at the same time and killed the servers. It'

    Posted 13 years ago 4

  • Square Enix Reveals "Project Cube" - Video

    Square Enix continues to surprise the gaming industry by branching out from their RPG-only roots into a variety of genres. The latest announcement is Project Cube, an overhead "Robotron-Style" game w

    Posted 13 years ago 4

  • Bizarre Creations Announces "Blur"

    Through French gaming magazine, Joypad, Bizarre Creations has announced the development of their new racer - Blur, which is set to be released on both the 360 and PS3 by the end of 2009. Blur isn't j

    Posted 13 years ago 9

  • Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. - DLC

    Ubisoft has just dropped the message that on April 23, H.A.W.X. will be receiving the "European Assault DLC." This package includes six new aircraft models - ranging from the "FB-22" to the "Saab-37

    Posted 13 years ago 6

  • Dream Club - Debut Trailer

    For anyone wanting a good laugh, D3 Publisher has just released their debut trailer for Dream Club, which is set to "open" this summer. Not that anime or singing is laughable by any means, it's just

    Posted 13 years ago 10

  • Halo Wars DLC

    There is a bit of excitement this morning with the announcement of the Strategic Options Game Add-On Pack for Halo Wars. There are three new modes that the DLC will include are: • Keepaway Mode, play

    Posted 13 years ago 8

  • LEGO Rock Band

    I never thought I'd see the day when LEGO figures were in video games, rocking it out on stage complimented by LEGO instruments and other LEGO pieces... Remember the good old days, when we just stack

    Posted 13 years ago 86

  • Fallout 3: Broken Steel

    The third (and final?) DLC for Fallout 3 will be released on May 5th, and Kotaku confirms that it will "raise the level cap to 30 and remove the game's ending." Another bit of good news for Fallout 3

    Posted 13 years ago 30

  • Terminator: Salvation Gameplay Trailer

    Wow... Err, sorry. I was watching the brand new trailer from Terminate: Salvation. It looks brilliant and I'd never heard a single thing about the game until Seraphim threw the link our way. (Thanks

    Posted 13 years ago 8

  • Left 4 Dead DLC

    The Left 4 Dead Survival Pack is now available on Xbox Live for Gold Members for FREE. This will include: - 2 new campaigns available for Versus Mode. - A new Survival Mode, which comes with 16 maps.

    Posted 13 years ago 42

  • Xbox 360 - Game of the Year Bundle

    Major Nelson has just announced the introduction of a new Xbox 360 Bundle. This limited edition package, known as the "Game of the Year Bundle," comes with the normal Elite console, and includes both

    Posted 13 years ago 24

  • Huxley - New Screenshots

    For those who are unfamiliar with Huxley, it is a Massively Multiplayer Online First Person Shooter (MMOFPS) that will be cross-platform between the PC and the 360. It is under development Webzen Gam

    Posted 13 years ago 12

  • Fight Night Round 4 - New Trailer

    EA has released a new trailer for Fight Night Round 4, which can be viewed at the link below. "Fight night Round 4 features a re-written gameplay engine, EA SPORTS Fight Night Round 4 will add a vari

    Posted 13 years ago 9

  • Lode Runner - XBLA Wednesday

    Microsoft's "Days of Arcade" promotion is on it's last title this week - Lode Runner. The game will include over 200 levels and is a full 3D remake of the classic. Major Nelson has recently spoken of

    Posted 13 years ago 4

  • Sonic 3 & Phantasy Star II
    Sonic 3 & Phantasy Star II

    Just yesterday, three Sega Collection games were confirmed to be releasing on XBLA via their achievement list being made public. If you missed them, they can be seen here: http://www.trueachievements

    Posted 13 years ago 10

  • Fallout New Vegas

    This morning, an announcement from Bethesda Softworks at a press conference in London confirmed that a new Fallout title was in the works: Fallout New Vegas. Pete Hines, Vice President of Bethesda So

    Posted 13 years ago 43

  • BioShock 2 - New Screenshots

    2K Games has published 19 new screenshots for BioShock 2. Check them out at the e-link below. Also, if you missed the first look clip we posted last week, here it is: http://www.trueachievements.com/

    Posted 13 years ago 2

  • Achievement information, bug fixes and cards

    Thanks to some hard work by our fantastic staff member, we are now able to show you more information about every achievement can be obtained. There are now a set of icons against the achievements tha

    Posted 13 years ago 44

  • Altered Beast, Comix Zone, Shinobi - Confirmed
    Altered Beast, Comix Zone, Shinobi - Confirmed

    Screenshots and ESRB ratings were the only evidence prior to this find, leaving some doubt in gamers' minds on whether or not these Sega Collection titles would find their way on to XBLA. Now, the of

    Posted 13 years ago 13

  • Mafia II - Game Footage & Screenshots

    2K Games has published loads of content for their upcoming sandbox-style, third person shooter, Mafia II. The gameplay looks pretty solid, revolving around the tactical cover mechanics that action fa

    Posted 13 years ago 5

  • Rumour - Xbox Live VIP Membership

    Recently Microsoft has ventured out to France to conduct a large-scale survey asking questions pertaining to Xbox Live membership levels. It appears they are considering a new level of service called

    Posted 13 years ago 48

  • Win a Trip to E3, Home Theater System, and a Car!

    Kia and Microsoft have paired up and are giving away a fantastic prize for one lucky winner. To enter the competition simply download the free Kia Download & Win Gamer Picture from Marketplace betwee

    Posted 13 years ago 11

  • Rock Band DLC for 21st April

    The new additions to the Rock Band store on Tuesday will be: REO Speedwagon - Riding the Storm Out REO Speedwagon - Roll with the Changes REO Speedwagon - Take It on the Run Styx - Blue Collar Man (L

    Posted 13 years ago 12

  • The Future of Madden NFL?

    It took me a while to decide that this deserved to be news, and I want to preface my article by saying that. This is borderline news, but I think it could bring a worthy discussion topic to the table

    Posted 13 years ago 44

  • Banjo-Tooie Priced

    Rare have now also confirmed the price for Banjo Tooie on XBLA. The title will cost 1200 MSP, the same as its predecessor. As previously mentioned, Banjo Tooie will be up for download from the 29th o

    Posted 13 years ago 13

  • Saints Row 2 DLC Delayed

    THQ have announced that they are delaying the release of the Saints Row 2 DLC and plan to move it closer to the Red Faction: Guerrilla demo. "This is to co-incide with the public launch of the Red Fa

    Posted 13 years ago 10

  • Xbox Live Activity - Week of April 6, 2009

    It seems the newly released Mythic Map Pack has given Halo 3 a large enough boost to put it back on the top of the charts. Meanwhile, the newly released Dishwasher sits atop the arcade charts. Straig

    Posted 13 years ago 15

  • New features, new staff and milestones

    Over the last couple of days we've broken some pretty major milestones: 1 billion TA points across our user base 50,000 forum posts and almost... 25,000 registered users! To mark these milestones, yo

    Posted 13 years ago 78

  • Smackdown! vs. Raw 2009 DLC

    WWE.com has announced two new DLC packs for Smackdown! vs. Raw 2009. One is available now, while the other will be available tomorrow. The first DLC pack, available now, includes the following for 40

    Posted 13 years ago 4

  • Banjo-Tooie dated!

    Banjo's second adventure, Banjo-Tooie has just been confirmed by Rare to be released on the 29th April! Not just a direct port, Rare says: "it's full to the brim with updates and tweaks from the orig

    Posted 13 years ago 9

  • The Beatles: Rock Band details!

    I received an email from GameStop last night revealing the details of the premium Beatles: Rock Band kit. It sounds awesome and I might have to buy it and add to my already huge music peripheral coll

    Posted 13 years ago 40

  • Tekken 6 - Screenshots Galore

    NamcoBandai has just released concept art and screenshots for their upcoming game, Tekken 6, which is set to hit shelves in late October. There are over 60 high-res shots for your viewing pleasure, a

    Posted 13 years ago 11

  • Ghostbusters - New Trailer

    Atari has just released a trailer for their upcoming game, Ghostbusters. I have to say I was a slightly impressed by the looks of it. It's definitely worth a watch.

    Posted 13 years ago 11

  • Zombie Apocalypse - Gameplay Videos

    Konami has released gameplay footage for their upcoming XBLA game, Zombie Apocalypse. A full-on preview of the game can be found here - http://previews.teamxbox.com/xbox-360/2276/Zombie-Apocalypse...

    Posted 13 years ago 10

  • X-Men Origins: Wolverine

    One of my least favorite games on the 360 has to be the "X-Men: The Official Game". The cutscenes remind me of playing with paperdolls, not reading a comic book. The story is sloppily mashed together

    Posted 13 years ago 18

  • Red Faction: Guerrilla demo

    Want to be one of the first gamers to try out the new Red Faction game? Simply register yourself at THQ's official website for the opportunity to receive a free-key. The giveaway will be open to myTH

    Posted 13 years ago 18

  • Assassin's Creed 2

    It was a bit of a surprise to me when receiving the newest GameInformer magazine that Assassin's Creed 2 would be on the cover. From the moment I saw it, I could tell there was something... different

    Posted 13 years ago 32

  • Microsoft E74 warranty extended

    Microsoft has extended the warranty for xbox 360 owners who receive the error message E74. From my understanding the reasons of extending the warranty appear to be that E74 error is pretty much the s

    Posted 13 years ago 14

  • The State of TA Part 2

    It’s that time again (well, okay, technically we are a month overdue, but it’s not our fault we admin are always busy, we never get any time to ourselves, never get to play games, enjoy the site, spe

    Posted 13 years ago 20

  • Mass Effect 2 - Concept Art

    Bioware has published 5 new screenshots (concept art as we have decided) for Mass Effect 2. Check them out at the link below!

    Posted 13 years ago 25

  • A couple of new features

    I've just added a couple of new features to the site. Firstly, there's a new badge to reward those of you who really push the site to your friends - on your My Settings page you can now add the Gamer

    Posted 13 years ago 35

  • Outrun Online: Dated

    Outrun Online Arcade is dated and priced. It will be hitting the Marketplace Wednesday 15th April and believe it or not, 800MS Points. Outrun will have 12 Achievements worth 200G and here they are Te

    Posted 13 years ago 5

  • Bioshock 2 Gameplay

    GameTrailers uploaded some debut gameplay from Bioshock 2 today! The clip shows the main character (the Big Daddy) in action and also some underwater gameplay. The gameplay looks amazing and I can't

    Posted 13 years ago 26

  • Rock Band DLC for 14th April

    Guns N' Roses' newest album 'Chinese Democracy' will be up for download in the Rock Band store from Tuesday. The tracks are: Chinese Democracy Better Street of Dreams If the World There Was a Time Ca

    Posted 13 years ago 13

  • PES 2010: Details revealed

    It's that time again, as details start to emerge regarding this year’s deluge of sports games. The latest of which used to be a favourite of mine, Pro Evolution Soccer, but we won't talk about PES 20

    Posted 13 years ago 9

  • Halo 3 Mythic Map Pack - Now Available

    The Mythic Map pack is finally available for download on the XBL Marketplace. The DLC (325 MB) costs 800 MSP and adds 3 new multiplayer maps: Assembly, Orbital & Sandbox. Go get those achievements! N

    Posted 13 years ago 25

  • Invincible Tiger - Debut Trailer

    The debut trailer for Invincible Tiger: The Legend of Han Tao, from Blitz Games Studios, has been released. The game is set to hit both XBLA and PSN this summer. HD Trailer - http://www.gametrailers.

    Posted 13 years ago 1

  • Amazon Xbox Live Marketplace

    Amazon launched a new part of the website today, you can now purchase Xbox Live Arcade games and subscriptions (as codes) from the Amazon website. This is a kind-of cool idea I guess since it allows

    Posted 13 years ago 26

  • Flock! and Puzzle Quest: Galactrix now available!

    Two new arcade titles have hit the marketplace today, Flock at a hefty 1200 Microsoft points and Puzzle Quest: Galactrix at an even more hefty 1600 points! Not sure if they're worth it for me but if

    Posted 13 years ago 22

  • See the Future of Albion

    Not that it was ever in doubt but, Lionhead have confirmed a second DLC for Fable II. 'See the Future' boasts new quests, new characters, new creatures, new events and legendary artifacts In addition

    Posted 13 years ago 27

  • Champions Online - Screenshots

    Four new screens have been released by Atari for the upcoming MMORPG, Champions Online. Developed by Cryptic Studios, the game hits shelves for PC on June 2nd with a supposed Xbox 360 release to foll

    Posted 13 years ago 13

  • Resident Evil 5: Versus mode dated

    The much talked about and much reported Resident Evil 5 DLC, will go live tomorrow morning April 7th and will cost 400 MSP. The Versus mode sees up to four players duke it out with each other either

    Posted 13 years ago 9

  • Performance trouble

    It looks as though the site has been down for the last 6 or so hours, I can only put this down to the new influx due to the OXM article that I believe hit the stores today. I've spent the last couple

    Posted 13 years ago 63

  • Assassin's Creed 2 - Teaser

    The first teaser content for Assassin's Creed 2 has emerged and has given us a mysterious glimpse at clues into what could drive it's storyline. Rumour has it that more content for Ubisoft Montreal's

    Posted 13 years ago 25

  • 52 Billion Gamerscore

    Xbox 360 gamers have unlocked a grand total of two and a half billion Achievements, according to Xbox boss Aaron Greenberg, earning 52 billion Gamerscore in the process. That's only for the American

    Posted 13 years ago 25

  • Final Fantasy XIII: Battle Details

    "Although today’s news confirms what many have already speculated, it is still very intriguing! Tetsuya Nomura recently sat down with Dengeki Magazine to chat it up about Final Fantasy XIII’s battle

    Posted 13 years ago 5

  • Borderlands Screens

    For anyone anticipating Borderlands in the fall - which should be everyone [wink] - here are some new screenshots at the link below to build more hype.

    Posted 13 years ago 8

  • Rumour - Lego: Rock Band??

    "While Harmonix senior designer Dan Teasdale had intentions of talking about LEGO Rock Band during his GDC talk, "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap: Design Lessons Learned From Rock Band," that obviously d

    Posted 13 years ago 15

  • Girl "Gamers"

    Hi, I’m Valentin Seleznyov, and I’m sure that this will maybe alienate a few readers. Those of you that know me can be sure that I probably don’t care. The other day I joined a campaign game of Left

    Posted 13 years ago 107

  • Rock Band 2 DLC for 4/7

    The DLC for this week includes a Toby Keith track pack and three singles. Black Tide - Warriors of Time Bullet for My Valentine - Waking the Demon The Shins - New Slang Toby Keith - Beer for My Horse

    Posted 13 years ago 13

  • April's Deals of the Week

    The deals of the week for April have been announced today, they are as follows; April 6th - “Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness, Episode One” for 800 Microsoft Points –

    Posted 13 years ago 28

  • Lips microphones for Metallica & Rock Band 2

    Microsoft have announced that Guitar Hero: Metallica will support the Lips microphones and also Rock Band 2 will receive an update in the summer for Lips microphone support. "It’s time to break free

    Posted 13 years ago 12

  • Xbox 360 System Update

    In case you were wondering what the system update addressed today, according to Major Nelson it simply fixed some "interruptions" with certain games on Xbox LIVE and nothing else. "A few minutes ago,

    Posted 13 years ago 23

  • Rock Band - Star Trek promotion

    Rock Band have teamed up with Paramount Pictures to celebrate the release of the Star Trek movie, as such they are giving away 7,500 free Rock Band DLC tracks. All you have to do is enter here: http:

    Posted 13 years ago 29

  • Godfather II Premium DLC

    If you have played the first Godfather, you will be well aware of how much our favourite DLC mongers, EA, like their add-ons. (Come to think of it, if you have played any EA game you know how much th

    Posted 13 years ago 9

  • Oblivion DLC - Half Off

    If there is anyone out there who hasn't fully experienced the magic of Oblivion, now is your chance. Starting Friday, Bethesda says all DLC on the marketplace will be half price, including Shivering

    Posted 13 years ago 29

  • UFC 2009: Undisputed - Trailer

    Fight fans take note. THQ has released a video detailing the complexity of the ground game in UFC 2009 Undisputed. The first installment of UFC in the video game world will hit stores May 19th in Nor

    Posted 13 years ago 10

  • Ghostbusters - Screenshots

    Terminal Reality has published 8 new high-resolution screens for your viewing pleasure. Ghostbusters will hit shelves this June.

    Posted 13 years ago 10

  • Free DLC for Endwar

    The Veteran Map Pack contains two exclusive missions on new battlefields playable in skirmish mode: S.P.R. Richton Location: Mississippi, USA Mission type: Conquest The Strategic Petroleum Reserve in

    Posted 13 years ago 8

  • Alpine Legend announced!

    Microsoft have announced their latest title today, Alpine Legend. The game features "Guitar Hero" style gameplay in which you can become a Tri-horn blastmaster! Immerse yourself in the mountain goat

    Posted 13 years ago 13