Microsoft looking to implement TV achievements

With the announcement of the Xbox One, much news has been circulating regarding the new console, including much hype surrounding a patent Microsoft filed last November. The patent outlined an achievement system very much like that which already exists on the 360, except this time, incorporating various achievements for simply watching TV. Users could be rewarded for anything from watching a major ...

Serious Sam 3: BFE Coming to Xbox Live

The incredibly popular Serious Sam 3 for PC garnered much critical acclaim amongst fans and reviewers alike. The epic 16 player Campaign co-op being just one of the reasons for its incredible popularity. The game itself harkens back to gaming of old with no cover system or recharging health and a huge emphasis on insanely large amounts of enemies for you to strafe and shoot at on each level. Well ...

Halo 4 Achievements Revealed

Well, everyone the time has come. We have gotten the official list of the Halo 4 achievement list. This list inlcudes some recognizable standard achievements but it does include a few more interesting names like, The Dongblainer! So what are we waiting for? Here they are: Dawn – Complete Mission 1 on any difficulty – (10 Points) Requiem – Complete Mission 2 on any difficulty R...

Achievements may bring more rewards this Fall

Have you ever wished that your Gamerscore from all of those Achievements you’ve earned actually translated into something rather than a way to laud your superior gaming prowess over your friends? Well it seems that gamers will soon be rewarded with more than just an increased score by earning Achievements this Fall. Xbox Live Rewards themselves placed a tweet earlier today saying: “We&...

Playable Steel Battalion demo now on Xbox Live

A playable demo for Capcom’s upcoming robot war machine simulator, Steel Battalion Heavy Armour, is now available on Xbox Live as a free download. The title is exclusive to the Xbox 360 platform, and it requires the Kinect device in order to play it. Steel Battalion Heavy Armour is a sequel to the very obscure release on the original Xbox console, simply titled Steel Battalion, came bundled ...

30 new Porsche cars for Forza Motorsport 4

Porsche Cars North America and Turn 10 Studios has announced today that 30 new Porsche vehicles are now available for download for Forza Motorsport 4, as part of the Porsche Expansion Pack. “This is an excellent opportunity for Porsche to offer a virtual experience with our sports cars in a very fitting environment – on race tracks around the world,” said Andre Oosthuizen, Vice President of Market...

Bollywood themed DLC for Zumba

Popular fitness video game for the Microsoft Kinect device, Zumba Fitness Rush, is getting new downloadable content offering, and will soon be available for purchase on the Xbox Live Marketplace. This downloadable content will feature musical dance routines and songs from the Indian film industry, Bollywood. Bollywood movies are famous for their extensive use of musical dance numbers in similar ve...

How to fix the Gamerscore glitch that hit many today

Many Xbox Live gamers who attempted to sign into their accounts today likely found a foul error on their profiles: gamerscore and achievements had been wiped! However, Microsoft quickly got to work and had all their support teams tweeting and helping out customers.  Eventually, a fix was found, and now if you are affected you merely need to sign out and then back in, or you can try to re-download ...

Jack’s Achievement Challenge: November 2011 Update – The End

That’s it. 1 whole year. 12 months, 12 games, and I’ve done what I set out to do. I’ve managed to do one game’s achievements to 100% completion for the last 12 months. I’ve played some games that I haven’t enjoyed for a little longer than I should, but I’ve also found some fun games which I leave with a special attachment to in helping me in this task. Thi...

Jack’s Achievement Challenge: October 2011 Update

11 months on and still going strong. Well, maybe strong isn’t the word for it, as I seem to be running low on games with do-able achievements lists and the 11 months have taken their toll, leaving me feeling a little fatigued. But I managed it – another game succumbs to the might of my gaming ability. The order of the month this time was ‘Kinect Me’, another downloadable ou...

Assassin’s Creed Revelations achievements revealed!

There are a certain group of gamers who love to see whenever a game’s achievements end up being revealed, especially this early. Assassin’s Creed Revelations achievements have been revealed on Xbox360Achievements and you can see them here. Of course looking at these achievements can always result in spoiling something so read them at your own risk. Also if you take a look at them, you ...

Battlefield 3 achievement list unlocked

You have to hand it to DICE and EA, they managed to keep Battlefield 3’s achievement list under wraps for quite a long period of time. Usually a game’s achievement list is revealed a month or two ahead of time but they managed to keep it hidden until just two weeks before the title’s release date of October 25th in North America at least. The achievement list can be found over at...

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