All Community News

Deal of the Week: August 31st, 2009

This weeks DOTW offer sees a massive 50% discount on Penny Arcade Adventures: Episode 2 taking the price down to 800 MSP, from 1600 MSP. Xbox.com gives the following description of the title: Want mo

Posted 13 years ago by Aeris Gainzbrah

Gaming Sessions v1.5

I've made a considerable amount of changes to the Gaming Session code, mainly on the Calendar page. The Calendar should now be much easier to read, and has colour coded sessions to help you find the

Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone

Deal of the Week: August 24th, 2009

This week's 'Deal of the Week' is the episode 'Lost and Damned' for GTAIV which is now priced at 1200MSP down from 1600, a 25% discount. Xbox.com gives the following description on the content: Johnn

Posted 13 years ago by Aeris Gainzbrah

Gaming Sessions v1

It's been a little while since the last big feature update (those ace friend feed comments), and this is because the thing I've been working on was vaguely complicated, and version 1 is now ready...

Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone

Deal of the Week: August 10th, 2009

Major Nelson has revealed that this weeks 'Deal of the Week' for Gold members will be the FIFA 09 Ulitimate Team game add-on. Now priced at 400 points, down from 800. Xbox.com gives the following des

Posted 13 years ago by Aeris Gainzbrah

Deal of the Week: August 3rd, 2009

Major Nelson has revealed that this weeks 'Deal of the Week' for Gold members will be R-Type Dimensions for 800 MSP, discounted from 1200. Xbox.com gives the following description for title: The coin

Posted 13 years ago by Aeris Gainzbrah

Friend Feed v2

I've made a few changes to the friends feed thanks to suggestions from the forums. You can now collapse the Achievement Summaries even if someone has commented on one of the achievements, and there w

Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone

Deal of the Week: July 27th, 2009

Major Nelson has revealed that this weeks 'Deal of the Week' for Gold members will be the Far Cry 2 Fortunes Pack Game Add On for 240 points, discounted from 400 points. Xbox.com gives the following

Posted 13 years ago by Aeris Gainzbrah

A few small additions

Hey I have added a couple of new settings to the friend feed. These control how many friend feed items you see on your homepage, and also whether or not the achievements won in the same day in the sa

Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone

Commentable Friend Feeds

Something that we've wanted to do on TA for some time is the ability to comment on items in your friend feed. So when one of your buddies wins a particularly hard achievement, completes a game, sets

Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone

New Gaming Help forum

Legendary TA Moderator NightStalkar has come up with a fantasic idea for a new forum - the Gaming Help forum. We currently have a forum for every game, but as there are so many of them they can somet

Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone

Changes to the Scanner Order

Due the vast number of gamers signing up every day, the load on the scanners has increased to the point where it has been taking up to 24 hours to scan some of our members. I haven't been particularl

Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone

Gamer Goals v2

I promised that more Goal Types would be coming soon - well here they are! You can now set up Value or Rival targets for Achievement Completion Percentage (woohoo!), Retail and Arcade TrueAchievement

Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone

Site leaderboards - rewritten

Good morning TA'ers! I took the opportunity while xbox live was down to look at way of speeding up certain things on the site. One of those things was the Site Leaderboards. If you clicked on these t

Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone

Gamer Goals

One of our brilliant user base suggested that it would be cool to be able to create some goals relating to their 360 scores, and to keep track of them. So I've created something called Gamer Goals. Y

Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone

Deal of the Week: May 25, 2009

Beginning yesterday [redface], May 25, 2009 Microsoft has reduced Bionic Commando: Rearmed to half price for all Gold members. That's 400MSP, down from 800. Not a bad deal. Here's the skinny: (from x

Posted 13 years ago by WeisGuy9

Deal of the Week: May 18, 2009

There was some slight controversy over this week's DOTW announcement. Major Nelson's blog initially reported that Bionic Commando Rearmed would be available at 400 MSP in light of the new game releas

Posted 13 years ago by BLYAST

Brain Challenge - Deal of the Week

This week on XBL, Microsoft is featuring Brain Challenge arcade game as the Deal of the Week. The game will be discounted from 800MSP to 400MSP for XBL Gold Members only - so get signed up already! C

Posted 13 years ago by WeisGuy9

1 vs 100 Achievements Revealed!

Take what I am about to tell you with a grain of salt (or several, if you like your rumors salty), because the website Go! Gaming Giant has revealed the 12 achievements that will be included in the u

Posted 13 years ago by Aerodynamo

Achievement Help Request

A feature that many people have been wanting for a while now is the ability to register the fact you require help getting a certain achievement. It may be that there are no solutions currently availa

Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone

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 by Rich Stone

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 by Rich Stone

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 by Rich Stone

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 by Rich Stone

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 by Rich Stone

Deal of the Week: March 30, 2009

Microsoft's "Deal of the Week" for March 30th - April 6th is worthy of your attention, unless of course you already own Alien Hominid HD, in which case you may be disappointed with this news. Anyways

Posted 13 years ago by BLYAST

New GamerCards now up

I've finally get the Gamer Cards that have been sent in over the last couple of months tested and on the site - there are 12 new ones! Thanks to all those people who sent them in, I'm sorry it's take

Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone

Deal of the Week: March 23, 2009

This week's Deal of the Week for XBox gold members is a 20% discount on the Iowa mission pack for Battlestations: Midway. It's available this week for 320 points instead of 400. Yes, that's a savings

Posted 13 years ago by GameTagwastaken

3rd Forum Badge

I've added another badge option for display in the forums - you now have 2 of your choosing plus the number of posts badge. You can set up what you want to display in the Customize->My Settings page.

Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone

Deal of the Week: March 16th

With plenty of Fable related news this week (see http://www.trueachievements.com/newsitem.aspx?newsitemid=217 & http://www.trueachievements.com/newsitem.aspx?newsitemid=215 ). It seems only fitting t

Posted 13 years ago by Elite Hero

Deal of the Week 11/03/2009

This week's Deal of the Week is now available. The PGR4 Premium Challenge Pack, normally priced at 400 points, is now available for Xbox LIVE Gold Members for 240 points, a savings of 40%. Last week'

Posted 13 years ago by Elite Hero

Some small solution changes

Something that has been requested for a while is the ability to change your vote on a Solution or Review, especially if someone has since modifed it to improve it. I've made it so you can change your

Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone

Deal of the Week for March 2-8, 2009

This week's Deal of the Week is Ninja Gaiden II Mission Mode, which is discounted by 33%. Instead of the usual 800 MS points, it will only cost gold members 560 points this week. Last week's deal, Br

Posted 13 years ago by GameTagwastaken

A few mods

I thought it would be good to have a visual representation of your progress in a game, so I've added a gauge which gives you an indication of your progress as a percentage of the Maximum TrueAchievem

Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone

We're a little bit prettier

Thanks to a couple of our members (Aerodynamo and Himself0890), we now have some funky new gradients on our panels, and also a very nice little quote box for your motto - check out your homepage to s

Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone

Faster Leaderboards and Threads

I've added some extra caching code to the site leaderboards. I noticed that it was taking a looooong time to view the boards now there are so many gamers registered. These are all cached for 15 minut

Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone

XBLA Deal of the Week returns

Deal of the week is back and this week sees 2008's popular xbla title Braid down to 800 Microsoft Points, that’s a third off its original price of 1200 Microsoft Points. To receive this discounted pr

Posted 13 years ago by Elite Hero

Gamer Stats page now live

I've been very busy recently and haven't had too much time to spend on the site - but I've just managed to get the first version of the Gamer Stats page up onto the site. You can look at your own sta

Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone

New trueachievements.com homepage

Our TA newshounds are now able to bring you the latest xbox 360 news from across the globe, and you'll find the latest stories on our new homepage. You'll also be able to see as soon as new games are

Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone

Customize your homepage

I've added something cool I've been meaning to do for some time to allow you to customize the colours of the panels on the right hand side of your homepage. Simply go to Customize->Homepage colours a

Posted 13 years ago by Rich Stone