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TA Community Interview - Dog of Thunder

DavieMarshall is away this week, so we’re posting one of his backup interviews with one of the members of our awesome Newshound team. Just to clue you all in: we decided to have a handful of backups

Posted 11 years ago by zigs00

Call of Duty: Black Ops Title Update Released

Treyarch have released a long list of fixes and changes which are included in the sixth title update available to download now for Call of Duty: Black Ops. This update will add more contracts, adjust

Posted 11 years ago by Ashley Woodcock

Deal of the Week: January 24th, 2011

This week's DotW sees a 33% deal on four Dance Central tracks, all down from 240 to 160 MSP for the next week. As always, this deal is exclusive to Xbox Live Gold members. • Cameo - "Word Up" • Janet

Posted 11 years ago by zigs00

TA Community Interview - Radient Star

As we hit week four of the new season of Community Interviews, it’s the turn of Radient Star! Her bio here at TA gives us a good bit of background information, along with a mug shot. That's right! Wh

Posted 11 years ago by DavieMarshall

Xbox Live & Xbox.com Updates Inbound

Today gamers will fire up their xbox's and be greeted by an update. Luckily, the always reliable Major Nelson has got the update info covered, check it out: Xbox LIVE Dashboard update: On Wednesday,

Posted 11 years ago by Ashley Woodcock

Red Dead Redemption XP Challenge Now Available

One complaint that some Red Dead Redemption gamers had was that some of the avatar awards were locked away. Originally Rockstar was going to have two challenges to unlock some awards, "Skin it to Win

Posted 11 years ago by EddieRuckus

Codemasters Need Testers For DiRT 3 [UK Only]

Codemasters are calling all DiRT fans, and racing fans alike, to come and pay their HQ a visit and test out their upcoming game DiRT 3. Here is the message: We’re looking for people of all different

Posted 11 years ago by Ashley Woodcock

Zen Studios Announces New Pinball FX2 Tournament

Zen Studios have announced the arrival of a new tournament on Pinball FX2 (Xbox 360). The "Pinball FX2 High Score Tournament: BioLab" has already begun, and will run until January 28th. The BioLab ta

Posted 11 years ago by Rebecca Smith

Deal of the Week: January 17th, 2011

This week's DotW is perfect for botanists and undead enthusiasts alike - a 33% deal on PopCap's smash Plants vs. Zombies. As always, this is exclusively available for Xbox Live Gold members. http://w

Posted 11 years ago by zigs00

TA Community Interview - Jayour

This week I’ll be interviewing Jayour at the request of numerous nominations I’ve received in my inbox. I do read every single one that comes in, whether it’s a self-nomination or for another member

Posted 11 years ago by DavieMarshall

Xbox Live Refer A Friends Reward Scheme (US Only)

Following the launch of the Xbox Live Rewards System that was revealed in December, Microsoft is rolling out a new Refer A Friend Reward Scheme. http://i1032.photobucket.com/albums/a407/Davekinetic/l

Posted 11 years ago by Dave Horobin

XBL Sale On Selected Racing Content

Microsoft have quietly discounted a few pieces of Marketplace content related to racing games. In fact, they've done it so quietly that it is only advertised on the US dashboard, despite the fact tha

Posted 11 years ago by Rebecca Smith

Activision Xbox Live Marketplace Sale

Major Nelson announced XBL sales for both Activision and EA last week. Today is the first day of the Activision sale; the sale ends on January 17th. Game Add-ons Call of Duty: World at War • "Map Pac

Posted 11 years ago by Rebecca Smith

Behemoth Launches Castle Crashers' Tournament

Castle Crashers is one of the games that changed the way people viewed the Xbox Live Arcade. Before this title hit on August 27th, 2008, the arcade marketplace was home mostly to ports of retro title

Posted 11 years ago by Dog of Thunder

Deal of the Week: January 10th, 2011

Braaaains... Me want braaaaaaains... Two zombie-themed XBLA games, three pieces of DLC and a couple of zombie Avatar props are all discounted for the next seven days, exclusively for Xbox Live Gold m

Posted 11 years ago by zigs00

TA Community Interview - Marx0r

It's time for the second of our new round of Community Interviews, which will run with a few minor changes owing to some of the feedback I received on the first interview. This time I've been talking

Posted 11 years ago by DavieMarshall

EA and Activision Sales Coming to XBLA

Major Nelson has announced the XBL Marketplace schedule for the next couple of weeks. One of the most interesting points is that EA and Activision will soon be holding sales, each lasting for a week.

Posted 11 years ago by Rebecca Smith

TrueAchievements Community Playdate on January 7th

You own Red Dead Redemption but you aren't logging any online playtime. The solution? TrueAchievements Community Playdate! On Friday, January 7th, 2011, from 8-11 PM ET, you can join TA staff members

Posted 11 years ago by Perpalicious

MLB 2K11 One Million Dollar Competition Returns

2K Sports will be giving MLB 2K11 players a chance to win a sweet, one million dollars! The idea is exactly the same as last year's contest: Pitch a perfect game before anyone else and the million do

Posted 11 years ago by Ashley Woodcock

Avatar Kinect Trailer

Microsoft's Steve Ballmer announced the arrival of a new Kinect application, Avatar Kinect, during his keynote speech for CES 2011. The application was described in brief detail in our summation of t

Posted 11 years ago by Rebecca Smith

Microsoft CES Wrap-Up

During Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's keynote speech that kicked off the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, several mid-level announcements were made in regards to the

Posted 11 years ago by Jonathan Barnes

Call of Duty Black Ops Movement Issues Fixed

The very frustrating movement problems affecting ME! Call of Duty: Black Ops online players, have now been fixed according to Treyarch's Community Manager, Josh Olin: The movement speed decrease on C

Posted 11 years ago by Ashley Woodcock

More EA Servers Shutting Down on February 8th

EA have announced the impending closure of their online servers for a long list of their old sports games. The servers will be shut down on February 8th, 2011, leaving you with little over a month to

Posted 11 years ago by Rebecca Smith

Deal of the Week: January 3rd, 2011

Bit of a disappointing start to the year - but in light of all the great deals over the Christmas break, maybe that's to be expected. But if you want some new clothes for your Avatar, now's your chan

Posted 11 years ago by zigs00

TA Community Interview - planting42

Happy New Year to all members here at TrueAchievements! With the new year we look forward to new rumours, speculations and developments in the world of gaming. We also look ahead within the community

Posted 11 years ago by DavieMarshall

Microsoft XBL Christmas Deals [Day 11]

Today is the last day of the "Countdown to 2011" deals on XBL, in the form of http://www.trueachievements.com/LIMBO-xbox-360.htm and an avatar prop. Arcade Game Limbo - 1200 800 MSP Avatar Prop Yoda'

Posted 12 years ago by EddieRuckus

Destination: Arcade Beta Ends

Most of you remember the games that were released during the 2010 Summer of Arcade, mainly because the majority of them have been on sale during the "Countdown to 2011" daily deals. Yet, how many of

Posted 12 years ago by Rebecca Smith

Microsoft XBL Christmas Deals [Day 9]

The "Countdown to 2011" deals continue today on XBL with http://www.trueachievements.com/Monday-Night-Combat-xbo....htm and an avatar mask up for grabs. Arcade Game Monday Night Combat - 1200 600 MSP

Posted 12 years ago by EddieRuckus

Microsoft XBL Christmas Deals [Day 8]

Another day closer to the end of 2010, and another deal from XBL during their "Countdown to 2011" event. Today brings us discounts on Mass Effect 2 DLC and an avatar outfit. Game Add-Ons Kasumi Stole

Posted 12 years ago by EddieRuckus

Deal of the Week: December 27th, 2010

It's important to point out that there has been no official announcement or anything about this week's Deal of the Week offer (which is understandable at this time of year I suppose!), so these are p

Posted 12 years ago by zigs00

XBLA Wednesday: 29th December, 2010

For those of you who haven't already picked it up through last weeks release, http://www.trueachievements.com/A-World-of-Keflings-xbo....htm, this week the Games for the Holidays promotion continues

Posted 12 years ago by Aeris Gainzbrah

Microsoft XBL Christmas Deals [Day 7]

As we inch closer to the beginning of the new year, we also get closer to the end of the "Countdown to 2011" deals on XBL. Once again an arcade game is up for grabs, along with a virtual pet for your

Posted 12 years ago by EddieRuckus

Boxing Week Bonanza [Canada Only]

Microsoft continues the gift of giving by supplying Canadian gamers with a set of week long (Dec. 26th-31st) deals. By heading to your local Best Buy, you can save on the following titles: Halo: Reac

Posted 12 years ago by Perpalicious

Microsoft XBL Christmas Deals [Day 6]

The "Countdown to 2011" deals continue on XBL with the sixth day of deals today, bringing another discounted Arcade game and an avatar item from Modern Warfare 2. Arcade Game: Perfect Dark - 800 MSP

Posted 12 years ago by Aeris Gainzbrah

Microsoft XBL Christmas Deals [Day 5]

The "Countdown to 2011" deals continue on XBL with the fourth day of deals. Today brings a http://www.trueachievements.com/Dance-Central-xbox-360.htm DLC track, an avatar item from Kinect Sports, and

Posted 12 years ago by EddieRuckus

Red Dead Redemption - Double XP Until January 3rd

Rockstar have announced that they are awarding double XP from today, December 24th, until January 3rd 2011. All online multiplayer activity will earn double the amount of XP during this period. In a

Posted 12 years ago by Rebecca Smith

Microsoft XBL Christmas Deals [Day 4]

Day four of Microsoft's XBL Christmas Deals brings us discounted Alan Wake DLC and avatar clothing. Game Add-ons • The Writer - 200 MSP • The Signal - 200 MSP Avatar Clothing Complete your Alan Wake

Posted 12 years ago by Dave Horobin

Microsoft XBL Christmas Deals [Day 3]

The third day of deals on XBL have been revealed. Today we have discounts on Castlevania: Harmony of Despair, Rock Band Keyboard (avatar item), and a movie. The links to the relevant section of the m

Posted 12 years ago by Perpalicious

Microsoft XBL Christmas Deals [Day 2]

The second day of deals on XBL have been revealed. Today we have discounts on Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light, a film and an avatar item. The links to the relevant section of the marketplace are

Posted 12 years ago by Rebecca Smith

Gears of War 2 '12 Days of Gearsmas' Event Details

Rod Fergusson, executive producer of the Gears of War franchise, has confirmed the details for their "12 Days of Gearsmas" event on Gears of War 2. The event starts on December 22nd, 2010 and finishe

Posted 12 years ago by Rebecca Smith