TrueAchievements news archive for October 2010

  • Latest Dashboard Update Coming Nov. 1st

    After a rather extensive period of beta testing, the latest and greatest dashboard update has been official announced as coming to consoles worldwide on November 1st. The date was tweeted from the Of

    Posted 12 years ago 434

  • Monday Night Combat gets Free DLC and Fixes

    Uber provided a massive update on what changes and additions are being made to their Xbox Live Arcade game Monday Night Combat. The update includes a massive list of fixes (included below) and added

    Posted 12 years ago 86

  • Castlevania: LoS Patch is Coming

    Konami have released a patch for the PlayStation 3 version of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow. Gasp! I know, I mentioned the unmentionables. Anyways, this patch fixes some of the game saving issues that

    Posted 12 years ago 36

  • F.3.A.R. Trailer

    Warner Games released a new F.3.A.R. trailer just in time to set the mood for Halloween. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aVodMeH0R9U Alma is up to her old shenanigans again, showing how to do a proper

    Posted 12 years ago 84

  • 5th Cell Announces Hybrid

    5th Cell announced latest game titled Hybrid. It is a third person shooter that will be exclusive to the Xbox Live Arcade. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjEF7keuTe8 Of course the trailer doesn't sho

    Posted 12 years ago 48

  • New Mortal Kombat Character Revealed

    Ed Boon sat down, well I guess he stood for the most part, with GameTrailers TV to discuss the Mortal Kombat reboot. They discuss the new fatality system and reintroduce a classic character back into

    Posted 12 years ago 59

  • Shadows of the Damned Trailer

    Grasshopper Manufacture released a Halloween special trailer for their new game Shadows of the Damned. The trailer shows clips of action, creepy crawlers, and lots of darkness. http://www.youtube.com

    Posted 12 years ago 12

  • PSA: Daylight Savings for UK and US

    This is a public service announcement of the Newshound Emergency System (NES). While enjoying an 8-bit moment, we wish to make sure everyone shows up to their scheduled gaming sessions on time and do

    Posted 12 years ago 60

  • One Billion Hours Spent On Xbox Live Every Month

    Microsoft have released some figures that show 25 million members of Xbox LIVE around the world are each spending more than 30 hours per month online. It is not clear exactly what Mircosoft define as

    Posted 12 years ago 113

  • This Week's L4D2 Mutation: Bleed Out Versus

    Valve announced the next weekly edition for Left 4 Dead 2 mutations. This one is titled "Bleed Out Versus." I think the title implies that this is a Versus mode mutation, but that is just speculation

    Posted 12 years ago 31

  • Rock Band DLC for 2nd November, 2010

    Next week, coming to the Rock Band Store: Rush – “Subdivisions” X And on top of that, last weeks DLC 12 pack from The Doors will be split, allowing individual tracks to be purchased. These tracks are

    Posted 12 years ago 52

  • Celebrate Halloween With Bonus XP In 3 Games

    This weekend is going to be a very busy one for an awful lot of gamers out there. Besides dressing up and trick or treating, there is a triple threat of bonus XP events going on this weekend. Here is

    Posted 12 years ago 92

  • Left 4 Dead Patch is Coming

    Valve sent out an update through the Steam client to fix a number of issues with Left 4 Dead. When the post went live, gamers crossed their fingers and asked allowed, "Would this be coming to the 360

    Posted 12 years ago 123

  • You Don't Know Jack is Coming to 360

    Remember You Don't Know Jack? Me neither, but it came out 3 years after I was born. I remember my parents playing the so-called "irreverent quiz show party game", back when I was little. I think they

    Posted 12 years ago 64

  • Enslaved: Odyssey to the West DLC Incoming

    Namco Bandai released details about upcoming DLC for it's apocolyptic, acrobatic adventure, Enslaved: Odyssey to the West. "Pigsy's Perfect 10" is a side story starring, you guessed it, Pigsy, the bl

    Posted 12 years ago 49

  • F1 2010 Patch In Certification

    Codemasters have been beavering away attempting to push out a patch to fix numerous aspects of F1 2010. As anyone who has played the game will know, there were some aggravating bugs scattered through

    Posted 12 years ago 45

  • Borderlands Patch Detailed

    Gearbox went on to their forums to explain the upcoming title patch (affectionately called v1.41) for Borderlands. It is quite straight forward to understand. * Level cap increase for all players of

    Posted 12 years ago 94

  • Assassin's Creed Brotherhood Soundtrack Release

    If I said Jesper Kyd, would you know who I was referring to? You wouldn't? Well he's the driving force behind the award winning soundtrack to your favourite assassin orientated games, and a BAFTA win

    Posted 12 years ago 35

  • Medal of Honor Gets Premium DLC

    In shocking news, EA announced their latest DLC plans for Medal of Honor, which has apparently gone "multi-platinum". But interestingly, this crop of DLC isn't covered by your Online Pass. "Hot Zone"

    Posted 12 years ago 86

  • Dragon Age II Trailer Released

    Bioware have released a compilation of cutscenes and action-packed animations for their much anticipated sequel Dragon Age 2. The trailer focuses solely on a hero with a scarred face and as it says h

    Posted 12 years ago 29

  • Server Move Complete

    Well, that was mildly painful but it's all sorted now. Only took 2 hours, had to abort halfway through and restart but I messed something up last night when configuring the db (damn you beer!). The d

    Posted 12 years ago 137

  • Scanner Rewrite Complete, and Plan For Tomorrow

    Yo TAers! The re-written scanners have been trundling away for 48 hours now and all the data looks pretty good so far. There's a couple of things that still need to be sorted, such as the game images

    Posted 12 years ago 103

  • Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Demo Available Now

    Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit is arguably the most anticipated racing game of the year, and with its release a mere three weeks away, now seems like the perfect time to whet your appetite with a demo.

    Posted 12 years ago 60

  • Dungeon Defenders' Apprentice Trailer

    Dungeon Defenders is an upcoming genre bending Tower Defense/Hack'n'Slash title for the XBLA being brought to us by Trendy Entertainment. In addition to laying down static defenses to help protect th

    Posted 12 years ago 29

  • Halo: Reach Noble Map Pack Trailer

    I thought about how to create an intro for this video, but since this is about Halo: Reach, you love it or you hate it. Check out the trailer for the upcoming Noble Map Pack which includes the new Te

    Posted 12 years ago 50

  • John Lennon DLC To Be Among Rock Band 3's First

    Rock Band 3 is only just out of the starting blocks, and already announcements for DLC intentions are being made. Waste no time eh? It has been revealed today that John Lennon's album Imagine will be

    Posted 12 years ago 58

  • Incoming DLC for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow

    When asked if and or when DLC would be released for the recently released Castlevania: Lord of Shadows, Producer Dave Cox responded with: no firm date but Gabriel will return to the Castle and Laura

    Posted 12 years ago 40

  • Doom and Double D Dodgeball Pulled from XBLA

    Look, I don't know how to tell you guys this, but you may wanna sit down. DOOM and Double D Dodgeball have both been pulled from the Marketplace, with no reasoning behind them. Speculation as to why

    Posted 12 years ago 114

  • XBLA Wednesday: October 27th, 2010

    This week, coming to Xbox LIVE Arcade: Pinball FX 2 - Free Tables purchased individually. More info here: http://www.trueachievements.com/n1920/pinball-fx-2-is-a....htm Pinball FX is back, and it’s b

    Posted 12 years ago 69

  • Deal of the Week: October 25th, 2010

    This week's DotW sees offers on three of BioShock 2's DLC packs and two Avatar Marketplace items from the game. So in case you didn't manage to buy the discounted "Sinclairs Solutions" pack or Avatar

    Posted 12 years ago 81

  • Two Worlds II New Trailer

    Two Worlds II, sequel to the much criticised Two Worlds, has released a new trailer. It shows a huge melee between orcs and humans, taking place at the coast next to Oswaroth, a city next to the Dra'

    Posted 12 years ago 41

  • Retail Releases: October 25th, 2010

    I'm gonna be honest here, there's a lot of 3's in this week's new releases. North America, October 26th, 2010 Blood Drive Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2011 CSI: Fatal Conspiracy Fable III Hasbro Family G

    Posted 12 years ago 83

  • New RDR Undead Nightmare Commercial

    Rockstar released a new TV spot for the upcoming "Undead Nightmare" DLC package for Red Dead Redemption. It doesn't show us much more than we all ready know, but it is a pretty cool spot. http://www.

    Posted 12 years ago 68

  • Back to the Future: The Game - Behind the Scenes

    TellTale Games released a couple of new behind the scenes trailers for the up-coming episodic game, Back to the Future. The behind the scenes are broken into two parts. The first part discusses a lit

    Posted 12 years ago 114

  • Scanner Update

    Good morning all I've finished the re-write of the scanners following the re-design of xbox.com Things have changed dramatically, and it's been a hard task to match all the old game and achievement i

    Posted 12 years ago 301

  • Diablo III Not Coming to the 360

    It only seems like last year that Blizzard announced its next installation into the demonic series Diablo, Diablo III. Back when it was announced a number of publications inquired into the possibilit

    Posted 12 years ago 125

  • This Week's L4D2 Mutation: Lone Gunman

    Valve has released this week's mutation for Left 4 Dead 2. You and your Magnum against the deadly horde and Boomers. So you have your Magnum pistol and… well you do have your Magnum pistol. You bette

    Posted 12 years ago 48

  • Rock Band DLC for 26th October, 2010

    So here we have it: the first batch of DLC for http://www.trueachievements.com/Rock-Band-3-xbox-360.htm. Harmonix are celebrating that by offering a three pack of The Doors tunes for free for the fir

    Posted 12 years ago 72

  • Blur Celebrates Halloween Weekend with 2x Fans

    During the summer it seemed that every weekend brought about a double XP event for a different game. Not once did my lovely Blur get to shine with its own double fan weekend. Finally my wish has come

    Posted 12 years ago 52

  • Scanner Update and Down Time Tomorrow

    Hi all I've finished my analysis of the new xbox site. There is a considerable amount of work to do to get the scanners back up and running. I am planning on spending the whole weekend working on it,

    Posted 12 years ago 147

  • Bethesda is Aware of Fallout: New Vegas Issues

    Jason Bergman, Senior Producer for Bethesda, has gone on their forums to update customers about issues plaguing the release of Fallout: New Vegas. As you may have seen, we released a patch over Steam

    Posted 12 years ago 238

  • Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Vietnam is Priced

    EA announced today the pricing for the Vietnam expansion to Battlefield: Bad Company 2. 1200 MSP will get you the complete expansion, which yes, will come with achievements. There is no current relea

    Posted 12 years ago 95

  • Trouble Witches Neo Coming to XBLA

    SNK Playmore recently announced in the Japanese magazine, Famitsu, that they would be releasing an XBLA Version of their arcade hit, Trouble Witches this Winter for the price of 800 MSP. Dubbed Troub

    Posted 12 years ago 55

  • NBA Jam Release Date Announced

    The NBA Jam reboot has had a tumultuous few months. Originally a Wii exclusive game, then rumoured to hit the 360, then announced that it'd be exclusively available with NBA Elite 11. At the end of S

    Posted 12 years ago 80

  • Xbox Live Membership Rename

    It's not a major change to the way you play Xbox, but a change all the same. Graeme Boyd, European community manager, tweeted that 'Xbox LIVE Silver Membership' will now officially be called 'Xbox Li

    Posted 12 years ago 128

  • Netflix To Offer Streaming Only Package

    Word has come out from the Netflix earning's teleconference that due to the successful testing of a "streaming only" package in Canada, it will be offering the same package in the United States. Acco

    Posted 12 years ago 72

  • Lara Croft Gets Online Co-op Next Wednesday

    A long time ago, back in the murky past of mid August, I reported that Crystal Dynamics would be offering the first DLC Pack for Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light for free. Well they still are and

    Posted 12 years ago 35

  • Reminder: We're Looking For More Newshounds

    Just a friendly reminder and a notice for anyone who missed it first time around: Newshound applications are currently open! I'm extending the deadline to October 25th, so you've still got a couple o

    Posted 12 years ago 53

  • Deal of the Week: October 18th, 2010 [UPDATED]

    Last month, LIVE users could vote what they would like to see on sale from various choices, this week the winner goes on sale! These are: Onslaught Mode for Battlefield: Bad Company 2 - 800 MSP 400 M

    Posted 12 years ago 61

  • Game Room To Get Konami Bundle

    Microsoft announced on the official Game Room Facebook page that they will be testing the waters and putting out some tentative bundles of titles. Here's the announcement: Bundles? we are getting a l

    Posted 12 years ago 103

  • SAW II: Flesh and Blood Launch Trailer And Screens

    Halloween looms on the horizon, and with it comes a new SAW film, and a console version in the form of SAW II: Flesh and Blood. If you're a bit of a mental whiz, then you might be able to keep track

    Posted 12 years ago 27

  • Space Channel 5: Part 2 And SEGA Bass Fishing

    We've had Sonic Adventure and Crazy Taxi, and now SEGA have announced Space Channel 5: Part 2 and SEGA Bass Fishing as the next two titles in their Dreamcast revival. Haruki Satomi, Vice President of

    Posted 12 years ago 71

  • Medal Of Honor Sales Soar, Free DLC Is Announced

    EA announced that has Medal of Honor sold a massive 1.5million units in just five days. That's around twelve and a half thousand copies every hour of the five day period. Frank Gibeau, President of E

    Posted 12 years ago 99

  • Scanners Down During Xbox.com Upgrade

    Hi all Unfortunately xbox.com is going to be down for an indeterminate amount of time from 9am GMT today which they work on the redesign. The community feeds will also be down, and once the site come

    Posted 12 years ago 119

  • XBLA Wednesday: October 20th, 2010 [SALE UPDATE]

    Coming this week! Super Meat Boy - 1200 MSP Super Meat Boy is a tough-as-nails platformer where you play as an animated cube of meat who's trying to save his girlfriend (who happens to be made of ban

    Posted 12 years ago 54

  • Xbox.com Redesign Coming Tomorrow

    Major Nelson announced earlier today a laundry of changes for Xbox.com that will go into effect tomorrow. Not only will LIVE be expanding to several new regions but the site will have a whole new loo

    Posted 12 years ago 136

  • THQ Extends UFC License To 2018

    Danny Bilson, Executive VP of Core Games at THQ has announced today that they are 'very excited to extend our relationship with Zuffa and the Ultimate Fighting Championship'. What this means at it's

    Posted 12 years ago 32

  • Onimusha and Dino Crisis Franchise Still Discussed

    Do you remember Dino Crisis and Onimusha? We haven't seen a game in these franchises from Capcom in several years now, but they are considered the two best selling brands in Capcom's portfolio. Howev

    Posted 12 years ago 49

  • Moto GP 09/10 DLC Screenshots

    Capcom have unveiled some screenshots of the "Twin Track Pack" DLC for MotoGP 09/10 which features Istanbul and Shanghai as the locations on display. The pack costs 400MSP and is available now. The n

    Posted 12 years ago 12

  • Stand Up For Kinect (Or Sit Down)

    Eurogramer have revealed how Microsoft have been able to patch an issue within the Kinect hardware that meant players who were sitting down, or lying down for that matter, were difficult if not impos

    Posted 12 years ago 44

  • Final Fantasy Versus XIII on the 360? [RUMOR]

    The neat thing about the megaton that was the 2008 E3, where Sony lost the exclusivity to Final Fantasy XIII, was just that -- it was a megaton. There were no backroom whispers, no comments made at i

    Posted 12 years ago 132

  • How to "Deliver Hope"

    This is not exactly the front page news that you are all accustomed to, but it is a really neat short video to watch. The folks behind the "Deliver Hope", the commercial campaign that had aired up to

    Posted 12 years ago 58

  • Mortal Kombat - Scorpion Trailer

    Mortal Kombat is being reborn in glorious HD, with no superheroes, sometime next year. Beyond the initial launch trailer, information has been scarce, but now we have our first glimpse at the new, Re

    Posted 12 years ago 63

  • 360 to Get Exclusive Fallout: New Vegas DLC

    Bethseda announced today plans to create downloadable content for Fallout: New Vegas. The first of the new DLC will be hitting the Marketplace during the holiday season and will be exclusive to the X

    Posted 12 years ago 108

  • Seventeen Kinect Titles Available At Launch

    Major Nelson has posted on his blog detailing the full and complete list of seventeen titles that will be available at launch for Kinect. Are you sitting comfortably? Then we shall begin. 1. Kinect A

    Posted 12 years ago 80

  • Konami's Kinect Titles Dated

    Konami have announced that two of their three planned Kinect titles will be available from the launch date of Microsoft's new hardware. DanceEvolution and CROSSBOARD 7 will be the titles selected to

    Posted 12 years ago 21

  • Fallout: New Vegas News Roundup

    A few bits and pieces of news about Fallout: New Vegas have been hovering around the last couple of days, so I've bundled them all together to keep you all informed. http://ecx.images-amazon.com/imag

    Posted 12 years ago 87

  • EA Boss Talks About Disc Free Gaming

    http://www.gameranx.com/images/updates/1278503926fifa11.jpg In an interview with MCV, EA Sports boss Peter Moore has talked about how he sees the FIFA franchise turning into a disc free game that wou

    Posted 12 years ago 136

  • AC: Brotherhood Pre-Order Bonus Revealed

    http://www.gamestop.com/gs/images/bonus/AC.Brotherhood_....jpg Gamestop.com have shown the World what bonus they are offering for any eager gamer who pre-orders the game Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood

    Posted 12 years ago 70

  • Scanner Update Clarification

    Hi all I am still getting 20 or so messages a day and several threads in the forums asking why people aren't getting scanned as regularly as they used to, or indeed not at all in the last week, so I

    Posted 12 years ago 107

  • RDR DLC Details and Stand Alone Disc

    Rockstar was kind enough to provide us some new details and screens on the upcoming "Undead Nightmare" DLC for Red Dead Redemption. The four horses of the Apocalypse will be featured in this DLC pack

    Posted 12 years ago 61

  • Reach Stats and Playlist Changes

    Bungie's weekly state of the union address is always worth a read, even if it is nearly a weekly novel to digest. First, Bungie released some new statistics on Reach's playtimes: To date: * 16,445 Ma

    Posted 12 years ago 114

  • This Week's Mutation: Hunting Party

    Valve is a bit behind this week on their mutations due to the release of "The Sacrifice" and some behind the scenes work. This week's mutation is titled Hunting Party. The Hunting Party is a co-op mu

    Posted 12 years ago 94

  • Holiday 360 Bundle Announced

    If you are one of the people that have been holding off on buying one of the new Xbox 360 Slim consoles for the sake of waiting for a good bundle to come along, I've got good news for you! Microsoft

    Posted 12 years ago 45

  • Rock Band DLC for 19th October, 2010

    Exciting stuff, this is the last week that we'll see DLC hitting the Store before the release of http://www.trueachievements.com/Rock-Band-3-xbox-360.htm! Coming to the Rock Band Store next Tuesday:

    Posted 12 years ago 44

  • WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2011's New Trailer

    Hot on the news of a new paid DLC structure system, you can now take a look at a chunk of new video footage from THQ detailing WWE Smackdown v Raw: 2011's popular 'Road to Wrestlemania' mode. http://

    Posted 12 years ago 26

  • Quake Arena Arcade Isn't Dead!

    Announced a whopping 3 years ago, Quake Arena Arcade was largely thought to be dead. That is not the case, however, as video of an early build of the game was tweeted by the game's official twitter a

    Posted 12 years ago 50

  • Dragon Age II Pre-Order Bonus Announced

    Not unfamiliar to what EA has done with Battlefield: Bad Company 2 and Medal of Honor, Bioware and EA have announced the pre-order bonus for upcoming RPG Dragon Age II. Rather than offering a few ite

    Posted 12 years ago 57

  • GfW Deal of the Week: October 14th, 2010

    This week's Game for Windows DotW is another huge 50% price reducation on a Games on Demand title, dropping Street Fighter IV (PC), down from $29.99 (USD) to $14.99 for the next seven days -- or in M

    Posted 12 years ago 29

  • Friend List to Cap At 1,000 Friends [UPDATED]

    Update: Major Nelson has updated us on this potential slip. Coming directly from his Twitter: Let me straighten things out: We will not be expanding the friends list as a part of the next Xbox LIVE U

    Posted 12 years ago 187

  • GRAW Leaderboard Will Be Reset

    As previously reported, Ubisoft had opened a poll on their official forums asking the public if they would like the Ghost Recon Advanced War Fighter leaderboard to be reset. Today, the poll is closed

    Posted 12 years ago 123

  • Guwange Brings Bullet Hell Back to XBLA on Nov. 10

    Way back in the forgotten past of July, I reported that CAVE was bringing Guwange to the XBLA. Now we finally have a release date for the only game on the XBLA to feature a giant stone baby head as a

    Posted 12 years ago 31

  • Red Dead Redemption: Undead Nightmare Release Date

    The latest piece of DLC for Red Dead Redemption, "Undead Nightmare" will be released Tuesday, October 26th on the XBOX Live Marketplace for 800 MSP. If you have yet to see it, check out the trailer f

    Posted 12 years ago 29

  • Halo: Reach Noble Map Pack Announced

    The Noble Map Pack for Halo: Reach has been announced today, the first DLC for the behemoth shooter. The DLC is scheduled to hit the Marketplace on November 30th and will set you back 800 MSP - and y

    Posted 12 years ago 152

  • XBLA Sales Figures

    At True achievements we all love stats don't we? I mean we've even got our very own stats tab to ponder over our achievement progression and forum wittering. It's just a way for us to show how well (

    Posted 12 years ago 56

  • Dead Space 2 Collector's Edition [CONFIRMED]

    Edit: EA have today confirmed the rumours, announcing all the details of the Collector's Edition of the game. Along with the game itself, the CE includes: • Replica of Isaac's Plasma Cutter with work

    Posted 12 years ago 85

  • Red Dead Redemption - Undead Nightmare Trailer

    Rockstar have given us a glimpse of what to expect from John Marston's zombie adventure. It can be best described as Resident Evil meets the Wild West! It promises to offer a new single-player advent

    Posted 12 years ago 48

  • Dance Central's Track List Drops It Likes It's Hot

    I guess you could say that Harmonix's new Kinect dancing game, Dance Central, might make you want to "Move Ya Body". It's filled to the brim of tracks that's perfect to "Just Dance" to. Hey, with Dan

    Posted 12 years ago 39

  • DJ Hero 2 Gets Backwards Compatibility and DLC

    In typical music game fashion, Activision announced that http://www.trueachievements.com/DJ-Hero-2-xbox-360.htm will be getting a backwards compatibility update in November, shortly after it's releas

    Posted 12 years ago 19

  • Fable III TV Launch Trailer

    As the release date for Fable III approaches, Peter Molyneux and his team aren't letting the promotional steamroller stop for one second. We've recently had the Fable III: Kingmaker app for smartphon

    Posted 12 years ago 42

  • Monday Night Combat Title Update

    First up, let's deal with the new title update available now for Monday Night Combat. You should be able to obtain this update the next time you fire up the game. Here's a brief overview of the chang

    Posted 12 years ago 21

  • SEGA's Crazy Taxi Dated For XBLA

    We already knew that Crazy Taxi was coming to XBLA as we covered in our previous article, but now SEGA have slapped a firm date on to Crazy Taxi, at last! The release date means that Crazy Taxi will

    Posted 12 years ago 103

  • November 10th Brings Xbox LIVE To New Territories

    Xbox LIVE is big (25+ million users big), and it's set to get that bit bigger as Microsoft announce that they will be expanding their online services into nine new countries. From November 10th, Xbox

    Posted 12 years ago 61

  • Fable III Concept Art Picture Released

    In Fable III it seems that prostitution has become an equal opportunity employer in Bowerstone! The toothless tarts of Fable II have been complimented by their male equivalents. http://cache.gawkeras

    Posted 12 years ago 43

  • OutRun To Retire From XBLA

    The XBLA title OutRun Online Arcade has run into licensing issues with Ferrari, and of course, for a game featuring Ferraris, that's a fairly large problem. As the contract between the car manufactur

    Posted 12 years ago 45

  • Marvel vs. Capcom 3 - 4 More Characters

    Last week was the New York Comic Convention and of course, Capcom was on hand with Marvel vs. Capcom 3. Here's the rundown of the 4 latest characters to enter the fray, only one of which returns from

    Posted 12 years ago 51

  • Gun Loco Trailer: Meet Nuts

    Gun Loco, the upcoming third person shooter from SquareEnix has flown under the radar the last few months. A crazy single-player and multiplayer title with "sprint-action gameplay" starring the worst

    Posted 12 years ago 32

  • Guitar Hero DLC for October

    It’s been quiet on the Guitar Hero content front for a few weeks now, hasn’t it? Now, the silence has been broken! Available this month for Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock: Available now: The Rocktober

    Posted 12 years ago 70

  • Gears of War 2 DLC Half Off, 4x Experience Event

    We already know a bit about the upcoming Halloween Gears of War 2 experience event, which has been set for the 29th of this month to the 1st of November, and will be a "chainsaw massacre event for Ho

    Posted 12 years ago 78

  • [Reminder] More Free Stuff from Rockstar

    To show their appreciation for all the support and hard earned dollars you've spent on Red Dead Redemption, Rockstar Games will be offering the upcoming Hunting and Trading Outfits Pack for absolutel

    Posted 12 years ago 96

  • Medal of Honor Launch Trailer

    Medal of Honor is causing quite the stir. You'll all remember the problematic beta test phase, which was soon followed by Taliban-gate after critics lashed out at the title for incorporating the name

    Posted 12 years ago 40

  • Free Download of Pinball FX 2 Delayed

    The upcoming Pinball FX 2 (as covered by Zigs in his previous article) has been slightly delayed, Microsoft announced today. Today being October 12th, the day before was supposed to be released. With

    Posted 12 years ago 32

  • Alan Wake: The Writer DLC Released

    In case you'd forgotten, today is the day that you can finally pick up the final slice of DLC for psychological thriller Alan Wake entitled The Writer. Priced at 560MSP, The Writer will extend the ga

    Posted 12 years ago 26

  • Assassin's Creed Arrives on Facebook

    Ubisoft have launched their Assassin's Creed game on social networking site Facebook. Named Project Legacy, it is a training simulator for Templar company Abstergo Industries. You use action points t

    Posted 12 years ago 32

  • Fallout: New Vegas Perks Revealed

    While much of Fallout: New Vegas promises to stay faithful to its predecessor, it has been announced that new Perks have been added. Perks are powerful attributes your character can select after gain

    Posted 12 years ago 69

  • Smackdown vs. Raw 2011 Will Trial Fan Axxess

    THQ are set to try a new way of buying DLC for WWE: Smackdown vs. Raw: 2011 when it launches 29th October. The initiative entitled 'Fan Axxess' will essentially entail willing customers paying for DL

    Posted 12 years ago 17

  • Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II Demo Released

    A demo for Lucasarts' upcoming Force Unleased II has hit the Marketplace today, available for download now exclusively for all Xbox Live Gold members. The demo allows you to play the beginning of TFU

    Posted 12 years ago 50

  • EA Mobile and Windows Phone 7 Get Their Game On

    As you may or may not know, yesterday was the keynote speech for the launch of Microsoft's new foray into the global smartphone market with the much anticipated and long overdue launch of the Windows

    Posted 12 years ago 48

  • CoD: Black Ops Extended Single Player Trailer

    The hotly anticipated Call of Duty: Black Ops single player trailer finally premiered in the US during last nights Monday Night Football on ESPN. Treyarch flourished the latest title in a series boas

    Posted 12 years ago 40

  • Konami Show Off Saw II: Flesh and Blood Box Art

    The headline says it all. The box art for the Saw II: Flesh and Blood has been made available on the internet depicting one of the traps we're likely to encounter at some point during our frenzied es

    Posted 12 years ago 41

  • AT&T U-verse Integration Announced

    Coming to all AT&T U-verse TV customers on October 15th is the ability to watch live television through your Xbox 360. No longer will current customers need to rent an additional receiver at $9.99/mo

    Posted 12 years ago 61

  • XBLA Wednesday: October 13th, 2010

    Three big ones this week! Pinball FX 2 - Free Tables purchased individually. More info here:http://www.trueachievements.com/n1920/pinball-fx-2-is-a....htm Pinball FX is back, and it’s better than eve

    Posted 12 years ago 63

  • New Batman: Arkham City Screens

    There are some fresh images from the forthcoming 'thwack and pow 'em up', Batman: Arkham City, and boy, do they look good. There are seven new screens in total (sadly no more Harley Quinn guys), and

    Posted 12 years ago 52

  • New News Manager For the News!

    Hi all It is with regret that I have to announce that Aerodynamo is stepping down as News Manager. Aero has been a fantastic manager for the news team, having completely transformed the department to

    Posted 12 years ago 56

  • Pre-order Dead Space 2, Get Ignition Free

    Edit: If you pre-order the game from the EA Store, you will also receive a code for Ignition. Thanks to N0RVY for that info, who received his code today. Original story: You may have already read tha

    Posted 12 years ago 39

  • Deal of the Week: October 11th, 2010

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  • New Dashboard Update Improvements

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  • Konami's X-Men Arcade Game Coming To XBLA

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  • Rock Band DLC for 12th October, 2010

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  • A Bloody Good Time Indeed

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  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 - Free DLC

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  • WRC 2010 Unleashed

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  • More Good News - Solutions and Reviews Are Back!

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  • Kinect 'Game Boat' Peripheral Announced

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  • Good News - Logging In And Old Donations

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  • FIFA 11 Flag Exploit Fixed

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  • GfW Deal of the Week: October 7th, 2010

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    Posted 12 years ago 33

  • Splatterhouse Screens and Soundtrack Announced

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  • X-Men To Return in X-Men: Destiny

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  • Gears of War 3 Multiplayer Info

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  • Nail'd Gets Delay'd

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    Posted 12 years ago 29

  • Buy DJ Hero 2, Get DJ Hero 1 Free

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  • Dead Rising 2 Costume DLC Packages

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  • Vanquish Weapons Trailer Makes It Personal

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    Posted 12 years ago 15

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  • Captain America Returns to His Roots

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  • Black Ops Will Block Party Chat In Some Modes

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  • PSA: Renew Gold Now, Get Discount AND 1600 MSP

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    Posted 12 years ago 121

  • Star Wars: TFU 2 Demo Inbound

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    Posted 12 years ago 54

  • GTA IV: The Complete Edition [RUMOUR]

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  • Borderlands GotY has Codes for Early DNF Demo

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  • Coming Soon to the Xbox Live Marketplace

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    Posted 12 years ago 77

  • New Naughty Bear DLC

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    Posted 12 years ago 20

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops Will Support 3D Gaming

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  • EDF: Insect Armageddon Gameplay Trailers

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  • Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Demo

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  • Gears 30x XP Event on the Horizon

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  • Lucha Libre AAA: Heroes del Ring Dated

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  • Ubisoft Voting on GRAW Leaderboard Reset

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  • NFS: Hot Pursuit Demo Coming Soon(ish)

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    Posted 12 years ago 27

  • TaliBANNED

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  • Bungie Clamps Down on Credit Exploit

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    Posted 12 years ago 167

  • XBLA Wednesday: October 6th, 2010

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    Posted 12 years ago 59

  • Deal of the Week: October 4th, 2010

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  • Duke Nukem Forever Footage From Firstlook

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  • New Vanquish Trailer Out

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    Posted 12 years ago 23

  • Scott Pilgrim vs. The World DLC Announced

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    Posted 12 years ago 45

  • Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Roster So Far

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  • Forced Scanning Is Back

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    Posted 12 years ago 156

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops Customisation Trailer

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  • "The Sacrifice" DLC Gets a New Trailer

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    Posted 12 years ago 63

  • Rock Band DLC for 5th October, 2010

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  • Server Down Time Tonight

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  • Borderlands Fix Incoming For Latest DLC

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  • Gears of War 3 Delayed

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  • Castlevania: Harmony of Despair DLC

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  • Microsoft Gives MSP Back

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    Posted 12 years ago 256