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Deal of the Week: August 23rd, 2010

This week's DotW sees a price drop on two pieces of http://www.trueachievements.com/BioShock-2-xbox-360.htm DLC and two Avatar Marketplace items from the game, exclusively for Xbox Live Gold users. F

Posted 12 years ago by zigs00

Carmine Looks Set To Survive

Mircosoft Games and Epic have been raising money for charity and allowing us gamers to decide the fate of the third Carmine brother in Gears Of War 3. After a fantastic debut at Comic-Con 2010 and to

Posted 12 years ago by The Splintercat

Another Bonus XP Event for Gears of War 2

Exactly like he did with the Comic-Con 20x XP event, Epic Games' Rod Fergusson has announced that the XP bonus for the upcoming Gears 2 event will be decided by the fans - or rather, by the number of

Posted 12 years ago by zigs00

Gamescom 2010 Report

Hey TAers! hankford and I have been privileged to spend today at Gamescom 2010 in Cologne, Germany, and we wanted to tell you a bit about what we’ve been up to so far… The event itself is enormous –

Posted 12 years ago by Rich Stone

Avatars Redesigned For Kinect

In an interview with Xbox 360 The Official Magazine, Nick Burton, senior programmer at avatar creators Rare, has said that avatars will "become more realistic" and will be considered the 'Avatar 2.0'

Posted 12 years ago by The Splintercat

Red Dead Redemption Double XP Weekend

Starting today and ending at midnight (12:00 EST) on Sunday, August 15th all of your experience in Red Dead Redemption will be doubled. [clap] Rockstar is celebrating the release of the Legends and K

Posted 12 years ago by Dog of Thunder

Gamer Spotlight: Randomnutta

Welcome to another installment of Gamer Spotlight. This latest installment arrives to us from the deep south. Think Southern Hempisphere south. From the great island that helps keep the Indian and Pa

Posted 12 years ago by Aerodynamo

Lara Croft Arrives With No Online Co-Op

Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light, now referred to by the far catchier LCATGOL, is the final piece of Microsoft's Summer of Arcade promotion. Ms. Croft's first downloadable title will be available

Posted 12 years ago by Dog of Thunder

Gamer Spotlight: Abylities

Greetings and welcome to the latest edition of Gamer Spotlight! Today's special guest comes from the great European nation of England. Just to make sure he didn't get out of line, I reminded him coun

Posted 12 years ago by dropK1CK ninJA

Deal of the Week: August 2nd, 2010

Fan of Forza Motorsport 3? Then this a great week of deals for you! Fan of achievements? Cheap week. Yep, this week's DotW is a price reduction on five of Forza 3's car and track packs, specifically:

Posted 12 years ago by zigs00

Transformers: WFC 2X Experience This Weekend

Xbox Live is going all Transformers: War For Cybertron crazed this weekend, it seems. In addition to it's first batch of DLC (which you can queue up at the external link below), it's also getting a G

Posted 12 years ago by devourerplz

Gamer Spotlight: Aerodynamo

Greetings! Welcome to the latest installment of TrueAchivement's Gamer Spotlight! This week's staff interview will focus in on Aerodynamo. A little background on Aerodynamo, he joined the site on Sep

Posted 12 years ago by dropK1CK ninJA

Deal of the Week: July 26th, 2010

Looks like somebody's getting a treat! This week's DotW sees a 50% price drop on all three pieces of Borderlands DLC, all only 400 MSP this week. As always, the DotW is exclusively for Xbox Live Gold

Posted 12 years ago by zigs00

Stopping The Red Dead Griefing

Rockstar recently updated their Red Dead Redemption blog with some interesting notes for their next title update, which will be dropping next month. First, Rockstar is watching you. Yes you, Mr. Hack

Posted 12 years ago by dropK1CK ninJA

Netflix Canada Coming

Netflix announced today that they are preparing to launch its streaming capabilities into the 51st state great country of Canada. Our hockey loving allies to the north will have a large library avail

Posted 12 years ago by dropK1CK ninJA

Call of Duty Membership Plans Leaked [UPDATED]

Update: Whew. Some heated debate in there. Still a lot of fun. Either way, we got word from all three big parties involved here. From Infinity Ward's Robert Bowling's blog: To be clear: There is not,

Posted 12 years ago by dropK1CK ninJA

Deal of the Week: July 19th, 2010

Great deals this week for big Assassin's Creed fans, not so much for Achievement fans. This week's DotW sees a price drop on both of Assassin's Creed II's DLCs and two of the game's items on the Avat

Posted 12 years ago by zigs00

Madden 11 Demo Details

Remember last year how EA decided to fracture the demo between those that had pre-ordered the game and those that did not? You remember how if you were on the fence for the game EA rewarded you with

Posted 12 years ago by dropK1CK ninJA

New Gamerscore & Achievements Limits Confirmed

Okay, firstly I would heartily recommend you read Xbox LIVE & Platform Architect Vince Curley's new blog post for anyone who has ever wondered about how Achievements actually work, as well as the his

Posted 12 years ago by zigs00

Zombrex Dead Rising Sun

This one is out of left-field for me. I hope THQ and the Saint's Row people are taking notes on how to do a proper media blitz. To get the hype train moving chugging along, Capcom will be releasing a

Posted 12 years ago by dropK1CK ninJA

Microsoft Cancels 1 vs. 100

R.I.P. 1 vs 100. Microsoft have today announced that the Guiness World Record-holding game - "Most contestants in a game show," a whopping 114,000 simultaneous players at one point during the beta -

Posted 12 years ago by zigs00

Deal of the Week: July 12th, 2010

This week's Deal of the Week is purpose-built for South Park fans, seeing a reduction on both their XBLA game and the hilarious Eric Cartman cover of “Poker Face," DLC for the Rock Band series. Sadly

Posted 12 years ago by zigs00

Deal of the Week: 5th July, 2010

Another bundle of reductions this week! These are: Mega Man 10, reduced from 800 MSP to 400 MSP: Now fans of all ages can enjoy the newest entry into this historic 8-bit franchise. As a special servi

Posted 12 years ago by Aeris Gainzbrah

2K Discontinuing Some Online Services

2K Administrator Ron posted the following on the offical 2K forums: Hey everyone, Due to some upcoming things for 2K11, I wanted to let you know what past games will be affected. Here is the list of

Posted 12 years ago by dropK1CK ninJA

Hulu Plus Announced for XBL

Hulu has announced their Plus program, which has been heavily rumored to exist for well over a year now, will be arriving on the PS3 and Xbox 360 in the near future. The service, which all ready has

Posted 12 years ago by dropK1CK ninJA

Deal of the Week: June 28th, 2010

This week's Deal of the Week is a reduction on another batch of awesome XBLA games, dubbed the "Critic's Choice." As always, in case you've forgotten, the deals are exclusively for Xbox Live Gold mem

Posted 12 years ago by zigs00

Xbox LIVE Family Pack

The folks at Microsoft have announced a rather good package which may appeal to those of you in the family persuasion. As of this November you will be able to purchase the Xbox LIVE Family Pack. This

Posted 12 years ago by DavieMarshall

Deal of the Week: June 21st, 2010

I've heard from a reliable source that there is a sports event happening at the moment, a big kickball competition I believe. As a gamer, this means absolutely nothing to me other than that this week

Posted 12 years ago by zigs00

TA E3 Wrap-Up Chit-Chat

Welcome, one and all, to the after party! Hosted by yours truly, I decided to abandon my colleagues and invite the step children over for their thoughts and comments on this year’s E3 event. That’s c

Posted 12 years ago by dropK1CK ninJA

E3:2010 - ESPN coming to XBL

I may have been wrong about Hulu (well, E3 is not over yet) but, Microsoft has just unveiled ESPN for 360 users. Within "year one" XBL Gold users will have free (read - no extra charges) access to ov

Posted 12 years ago by dropK1CK ninJA

E3:2010 - The Key Info From Microsoft's Conference

Didn't get to watch the conference for yourself? Don't worry, you didn't miss much. It was a pretty depressing affair with far too much focus on Kinect and not much actual news. But nonetheless, here

Posted 12 years ago by zigs00

Deal of the Week: June 14th, 2010

The previously-announced deals for this week sees a price drop on all five of last year's amazing Summer of Arcade XBLA games - ahead of the inevitable impending announcement of this year's promotion

Posted 12 years ago by zigs00

Deal of the Week: June 7th, 2010

You may have seen ol' Major Nelson announce this Deal of the Week the other day, but as always, Monday is the day the deals go live. And boy, is it a bloody good weeksworth! Six great Xbox Live Arcad

Posted 12 years ago by zigs00

Rumor: Hulu Streaming Coming to Xbox Live

Chalk this up as a rumor for now, Gear Live (external link) is reporting that they have an awesome source (who has never been wrong) that Microsoft will announce at E3 the partnership of Hulu and XBL

Posted 12 years ago by dropK1CK ninJA

Deal of the Week: May 31st, 2010

This week's DotW sees three great half-price offers on three movie-related Marketplace items. First up is the XBLA game http://www.trueachievements.com/Prince-of-Persia-Arcade....htm, down from 800 t

Posted 12 years ago by zigs00

Rock of the Dead Coming to 360

Gamefly and Amazon recently added both 360 and PS3 versions of Rock of the Dead, which has already been announced for the Wii. But what is Rock of the Dead, you may (or may not) ask? The premise of R

Posted 12 years ago by devourerplz

Watch 4 Zune Videos From LIVE And Get 1 Ticket

The Xbox LIVE Red Carpet Rewards Program was launched on May 18th and I, probably like most of you, missed out on this because I only use LIVE for playing games. From May 18th until June 14th, if you

Posted 12 years ago by Dog of Thunder

Deal of the Week: May 24th, 2010

This week's DotW sees a hefty batch of Avatar-integrated games on offer: Band of Bugs, Lazy Raiders and Madballs in… Babo: Invasion will all be 50% off this week, down from 800 to an appealling 400 M

Posted 12 years ago by zigs00

Friend Feed Archive and Forum Restructure

I've added a new link to the bottom of your friend feed to allow you to see an archive of previous months. Clicking the link will take you to a friend feed history page where you can choose the month

Posted 12 years ago by Rich Stone

Lara Croft And The Guardian Of Light Trailer

It was announced earlier this year that Lara Croft would feature in a new downloadable game. It has since been announced, that the game would not be in the usual format that we have come to expect fr

Posted 12 years ago by The Splintercat