TrueAchievements news archive for April 2010

  • Rock Band DLC for 4th May

    Next week, coming to the Rock Band Store: No Doubt – “Different People” * No Doubt – “End It on This” * No Doubt – “Happy Now?” * No Doubt – “Hey You” * No Doubt – “Sixteen” * No Doubt – “The Climb”

    Posted 12 years ago 73

  • How Much is Too Much?

    Has this ever happened to you? “Oh god… MORE DLC?” With the advent of downloadable content, developers are prolonging our gaming experience, allowing us to get more bang for our buck with our gaming

    Posted 12 years ago 111

  • Deal of the Day: 33% off Trials HD - TODAY ONLY

    In a relatively bizarre, un-advertised move, Microsoft have announced that the hugely successful XBLA title Trials HD will be on offer today, 33% off its original 1200 MSP to only 800 MSP! Details ar

    Posted 12 years ago 78

  • Dante's Inferno Trials of St. Lucia DLC Out Now

    Trials of St. Lucia for Dante's Inferno has hit the Marketplace today, available for 800 MSP, and accompanied by 10 achievements worth 250G. The content introduces new playable character St. Lucia of

    Posted 12 years ago 24

  • Halo: Reach Beta Runs Until May 19th

    It has been announced that the Halo: Reach beta test, made available through Halo 3: ODST, will be available to play until May 19th. Starting May 3rd, it gives players over two weeks to sample a vari

    Posted 12 years ago 97

  • Buy Singularity, Get Prototype Free!

    So chaps and lady-chaps, you read DavieMarshall's news post about Singularity last week (http://www.trueachievements.com/newsitem.aspx?newsitemid=125...), yes? But maybe need a bit more incentive to

    Posted 12 years ago 51

  • XBLA Wednesday: April 28th, 2010

    This week on LIVE Arcade: • Tecmo Bowl Throwback - 800 MSP (US & Canada Only) The legend is back! Tecmo Bowl® Throwback is a remake of the classic Tecmo Super Bowl, with the same rules and fast-paced

    Posted 12 years ago 73

  • Gray Matter Announced for an Xbox 360 Release

    Seemingly following The Sims 3's lead yesterday, German publisher dtp entertainment today announced that their upcoming PC title Gray Matter will also be hitting our console of choice (the Xbox 360,

    Posted 12 years ago 27

  • Bioshock 2 Rapture Metro DLC Pack Delayed

    While it was previously announced (in the http://www.trueachievements.com/newsitem.aspx?newsitemid=125...) that BioShock 2's upcoming Rapture Metro Map Pack was hitting the Marketplace on April 29th,

    Posted 12 years ago 68

  • The Sims 3 Console Version Announced

    EA Play today announced their intentions to bring last year's best-selling, seminal PC game The Sims 3 to our Xbox 360's this Autumn/Fall. EA's Executive Producer Sam Player explained nothing about h

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  • Split/Second Demo Available Now!

    I think by now we're all aware of the upcoming racer from Blackrock Studios, Split/Second. It's drawn quite a following based up the chaotic and frenzied gameplay advertised in various videos around

    Posted 12 years ago 55

  • Deal of the Week: April 26th, 2010

    Monday, Monday, Monday! Time for a new Deal of the Week: a 50% reduction on The Dishwasher: Dead Samurai, down from 800 to 400 MSP this week, exclusive for Xbox Live Gold members. Xbox.com gives the

    Posted 12 years ago 38

  • Red Dead MSP Redemption

    If you live in the UK and have either a Gold or Silver Xbox LIVE subscription, then you may be in for a treat. Rockstar have partnered with Microsoft to offer UK gamers the chance to win 400MSP and a

    Posted 12 years ago 56

  • Leaked Screenshots Reveal Upcoming XBLA Games?

    Update (25th April): Is the amazing Jet Set Radio coming too? According to another leaked screenshot (http://img441.imageshack.us/img441/649/7g97e97z78f9.jpg) from ImageShack user "xbox360leaker," it

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  • Alan Wake: Bright Falls Prequel

    As promised by Microsoft the first two live action Alan Wake prequels are available now on the Xbox LIVE Dashboard for Gold members. The videos become available to Silver members as of tomorrow (Apri

    Posted 12 years ago 35

  • Just Cause 2 DLC Unveiled

    Square Enix have released details on two packs of DLC to bolster your copy of Just Cause 2 over the coming month. Coming first on April 29th is the 'Black Market Aerial Pack' and is aimed at making t

    Posted 12 years ago 35

  • Achievements Make The World Go Round

    I have a worry, a worry that is getting bigger day-by-day. I’m afraid that very soon, achievements will actually take over the world and enslave us all. “What the hell is he talking about?!” I hear y

    Posted 12 years ago 141

  • Rock Band DLC for 27th April

    Next week, just three new songs heading to the Rock Band Store! These are: Busted - “Thunderbirds Are Go!” Flyleaf - “Again” Silverchair - “Tomorrow” That's right, Busted! These are available for 160

    Posted 12 years ago 41

  • Halo: Reach - Collector's Editions

    Halo: Reach will be one of the fastest selling games of this year, without a shadow of a doubt. Microsoft have announced that you will be able to pre-order (as of right now!) your Limited or Legendar

    Posted 12 years ago 95

  • L4D2's The Passing DLC Now Available

    Valve's newest DLC, http://www.trueachievements.com/dlc.aspx?dlcid=233, has hit the Marketplace today, available for download right now! As we've said before, the DLC includes a whole new three-map c

    Posted 12 years ago 91

  • Lost Planet 2 Multiplayer Demo Now Available

    Excited for Lost Planet 2, but bored of the single player demo? Today's your lucky day, as the LP2 multiplayer demo finally gets a release, ahead of the game's May 11th release (in Europe and North A

    Posted 12 years ago 42

  • More Twitter Posting Options

    Pretty much as soon as I introduced the Milestones code a couple of weeks ago, you Twitterers have been asking for the option to post news of these happy occasions to your Twitter feeds. So I've made

    Posted 12 years ago 39

  • Marketplace Schedule - April 20th to May 3rd

    Hey, it's the same every fortnight, so here's what I said two weeks ago: reliable ol' Major Nelson released the fortnightly schedule of upcoming Marketplace content, covering Deals of the Week, XBLA

    Posted 12 years ago 96

  • Dead Rising 2 Theatrical Trailer & New Info

    Fresh out of their Captivate 2010 event, Capcom have revealed a shedload of information about the upcoming Dead Rising 2. There's seriously a hell of a lot of great info here for you DR fans! Story:

    Posted 12 years ago 51

  • Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds Announced

    Thanks to the success of the XBLA release of Marvel vs. Capcom 2 and the Wii-exclusive Tatsunoko vs. Capcom, Capcom today announced that the long rumoured MvC3 is official, with the full title of Mar

    Posted 12 years ago 76

  • Lips: A Great Series Gone Bad

    On November 18, 2008, a semi-popular game called Lips was released. This game received a lot promotion, such as commercial airplay (example here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G2d9Pjrzg_U) and had m

    Posted 12 years ago 56

  • Left 4 Dead 2's The Passing Hits XBL Next Week

    Valve announced yesterday on their official blog that the first piece of Left 4 Dead 2's DLC, The Passing, would arrive next week. So enough worlds colliding, when is "The Passing" coming out? Well..

    Posted 12 years ago 119

  • XBLA Wednesday: April 21st, 2010

    Two new ones on Xbox LIVE Arcade this week! These are: Puzzle Chronicles - 800 MSP Enter the dark and savage lands of the Ashurin Empire as you battle to avenge the atrocities the Empire brought upon

    Posted 12 years ago 52

  • Deal of the Week: April 19th, 2010

    It's Monday, apparently! That means we have a new Deal of the Week for the next seven days, in the shape of a 50% reduction on http://www.trueachievements.com/dlc.aspx?dlcid=181, down from 800 to 400

    Posted 12 years ago 45

  • Earthworm Jim HD Trailer

    Are you the world's biggest Earthworm Jim fan? The newly released trailer for the upcoming XBLA game Earthworm Jim HD poses that very question, as the developers porting the game (Gameloft) are holdi

    Posted 12 years ago 41

  • Singularity Coming June 29th

    Come on, you remember Singularity? It was scheduled to ship earlier this year, but the date has slipped several times before now. (Ironic considering the USP of the game). What, you don't remember it

    Posted 12 years ago 26

  • More Game Room Titles Coming April 28th

    During this week's SentUAMessage, Xbox Live Editor Dan Maher (also known as MrPointyHead) confirmed that the first batch of new Game Room titles will be hitting the Marketplace on April 28th. Not onl

    Posted 12 years ago 80

  • I Started the Flame War

    So kids, I have been part of the TA community for over a year now. I have become a more prominent member over the last six months, and I can be regularly found in the chat room. While I may not post

    Posted 12 years ago 187

  • Rock Band DLC for 20th April

    Coming to the Rock Band Store on Tuesday: • Coheed and Cambria - “Guns of Summer” * • Coheed and Cambria - “Here We Are Juggernaut” • Coheed and Cambria - “The Broken” * • Siouxsie & The Banshees - “

    Posted 12 years ago 40

  • SSF IV: Moves Altered And New Ultra Combos

    Speaking on Street Fighter fan site Shoryuken.com, development team member Okada has revealed some interesting changes to Super Street Fighter IV. C.Viper's Burning Kick been altered so that players

    Posted 12 years ago 21

  • Splinter Cell: Conviction USBs May Be Defective

    The long, arduous road of Splinter Cell: Conviction, finally hitting retail today has hit a last minute bump. Ubisoft is reporting that the USB drive included with the Limited Edition bundle of the g

    Posted 12 years ago 34

  • Skate 3 Demo April 15th

    Skate. It's been pretty successful as a series wouldn't you say? With the series set to see its third title, it's time to don our most fashionably questionable outfits and snigger derisively at 'Heal

    Posted 12 years ago 93

  • X-COM On Xbox

    This particular news story has it roots way back in 2005. Can you remember that far back? I was a student personally so my memories are somewhat clouded by alcohol and cheesy chips... Regardless howe

    Posted 12 years ago 56

  • Do You Savor or Do You Gorge?

    I’m going to go out on a limb and assume that we, the gaming public, have neither infinite money nor infinite time. We also have tastes that can range from diverse to very specific. This creates a pr

    Posted 12 years ago 159

  • Server updates

    Hello all Some of you may know that MS released a new version of the dotnet framework yesterday (v4). I'm normally not too keen on adopting new technologies in the week of release, but I want to try

    Posted 12 years ago 56

  • Gears of War 3 - April 8, 2011

    A few days later than intended, the latest worst kept secret in gaming history was unveiled when Cliff Bleszinski made his appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Coming along for the ride with h

    Posted 12 years ago 208

  • Former Infinity Ward Bosses Form New Developer

    You may have heard recently about the... minor disagreement... that happened between Activision and Infinity Ward, in a situation that escalated to the point of Activision firing Jason West, IW's pre

    Posted 12 years ago 92

  • XBLA Wednesday: April 14th, 2010

    This week on Xbox LIVE Arcade: Final Fight: Double Impact - 800 MSP It's a double strike of arcade perfection as Final Fight: Double Impact takes you on a hard-hitting journey through Capcom history

    Posted 12 years ago 33

  • Deal of the Week: April 12th, 2010

    I hate Deal of the Week. I hate telling you that Crash Course for Left 4 Dead is on sale this week. I hate that the price will be 320 MSP for the next seven days, reduced from 560 MSP. I hate that Do

    Posted 12 years ago 103

  • Further EA Server Closures

    In a recent post to their service status EA stated that the follow services for Xbox 360 would be shut-down as of May 11th 2010. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 07 Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08 As a side note PC only

    Posted 12 years ago 125

  • F.E.A.R 3 - Announcement & Debut Trailer

    Warner Bros. has released new info and an announcement trailer for the upcoming F.E.A.R. 3 (also stylised as F.3.A.R.), scheduled for release this Autumn/Fall. The game looks clearly set to continue

    Posted 12 years ago 39

  • Tinker Patch Now Live, Full 200G Obtainable

    You might remember the kerfuffle we had a few weeks ago when Fuel stated the the patch to fix Perfection Achieved in Tinker (PC) was arriving on March 18th, only to never appear. Well, after months o

    Posted 12 years ago 69

  • Green Day: Rock Band Full Setlist Revealed

    Today Entertainment Weekly have exclusively revealed the Green Day: Rock Band setlist in it's entirety. The game will follow a similar path to that of The Beatles: Rock Band, in which you play the ba

    Posted 12 years ago 146

  • Never Judge A Game By Its Cover

    By day I may be an avid gamer, but by night I work as a college librarian. Part of my job is suggesting books for the students which is a lot harder then going for "Grand Pearl Poo-bah" in Hexic HD.

    Posted 12 years ago 97

  • Rock Band DLC for 13th April

    Next week, coming to the Rock Band Store: Serj Tankian - “Empty Walls” Serj Tankian - “Sky is Over” * Smash Mouth - “All Star” * The Used - “Blood on My Hands” The Used - “Born to Quit” The Used - “T

    Posted 12 years ago 32

  • Supreme Commander 2 & 2010 FIFA World Cup Demos

    Two inevitable contenders for this year's GOTY awards have had their demos hit the Marketplace today, both and EA's upcoming 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa was released in the middle of March, but

    Posted 12 years ago 22

  • Konami Announced as Def Jam Rapstar Publisher

    What one music genre has been most absent from music games? Acid jazz? Afrobeat? Reggae? You are all wrong, stop guessing. It's obviously hip hop. Today, Konami announced that they've signed on to pu

    Posted 12 years ago 90

  • Gamer Milestones

    I passed through both the 40k TA and 30GS last weekend, and it occurred to me that it might be nice if notice of these achievements (pun intended) appeared automatically in your friend feed. So last

    Posted 12 years ago 160

  • Three More Hasbro Game Night Games Announced

    As you may have read in yesterday's http://www.trueachievements.com/newsitem.aspx?newsitemid=122... post, the 2009 XBLA Award winners have been announced, with Hasbro Family Game Night picking up the

    Posted 12 years ago 59

  • Square Enix Rewards Program - (US/Canada Only)

    Go to game store. Buy game. Run home. Tear off wrapper. Sniff new game smell. Open case. Instruction manual? For wimps. Registration card? Boring paperwork, bin it... Game on! A well known routine to

    Posted 12 years ago 24

  • Marketplace Schedule - April 6th - April 20th

    Reliable ol' Major Nelson released the fortnightly schedule of upcoming Marketplace content, covering Deals of the Week, XBLA releases, Games on Demand and the Avatar Marketplace content. As I feel t

    Posted 12 years ago 94

  • Blur Multiplayer Beta Now Available for Everyone

    Bizarre Creation's multiplayer beta for their upcoming arcade racer Blur is now available for everyone on Xbox Live, downloadable via the Marketplace. The beta has been running for the last few weeks

    Posted 12 years ago 52

  • Microsoft Rolling out Xbox Live Update - April 6th

    Just a little reminder for you guys: you may remember reading about the http://www.trueachievements.com/newsitem.aspx?newsitemid=118... a little while ago. Well today, April 6th, is the day when this

    Posted 12 years ago 124

  • Deal of the Week: April 5th, 2010

    Coinciding with tomorrow's launch of the Blur beta for all Xbox Live users, this week's Deal of the Week sees a price drop on one of Bizarre Creation's previous games, specifically Geometry Wars: Ret

    Posted 12 years ago 37

  • Halo Reach: More MP Details

    Bungie has released an update, explaining some of the developments we saw last month in the Halo: Reach mulitplayer beta trailer. Jet packs and Load Outs are explained, and an "armor lock" mode is re

    Posted 12 years ago 145

  • Gamer Goals v3

    It's been a very busy time for me recently, and unfortunately I haven't had as much time as I would like to have had to develop new features. However, something I have been working on are some improv

    Posted 12 years ago 109

  • Rock Band DLC for 6th April

    Next week on Rock Band, six new artists will be added to the Rock Band Store. These are: Anberlin - “Feel Good Drag” Hawk Nelson - “Live Life Loud” Skillet - “Monster” Superchick - “Stand in the Rain

    Posted 12 years ago 42

  • Free MW2 Night Vision Goggles for your Avatar

    Ever wanted your Avatar to be able to pee in the dark without compromising his or her vision? Well, now is your chance! From today until Sunday at 0:00 PDT (or 8am Monday GMT), the Call of Duty: Mode

    Posted 12 years ago 99

  • HALO MOVIE TRAILER!!

    Very few words have been uttered over a Halo movie. Once thought to be in the hands of Peter Jackson, later to influence District 9, Xbox 360 fans have been waiting years for a real adaptation of the

    Posted 12 years ago 106

  • My Horse & Me 3 Announced

    Gamerscore whore favourite My Horse and Me 2 is to be given a new sequel, as announced today by the game's publisher Atari and Polish developer Tate Interactive. Surprisingly, despite being a very lo

    Posted 12 years ago 91