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Microsoft looking to implement TV achievements

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...
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Serious Sam 3: BFE Coming to Xbox Live

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...
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Halo 4 Achievements Revealed

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...
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Achievements may bring more rewards this Fall

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...
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Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown Review

Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown Review Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown Publisher: Sega Developer: Sega AM2 Platforms: Xbox 360 (Reviewed), PlayStation 3  Release Date: 06/06/2012 Price: 1200 Microsoft Points Overview: The fighting game market seems to be dominated by Capcom and Namco Bandai at moment, with games likle Street Fighter, Tekken,...
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Sega Vintage Collection: Monster World Review

Sega Vintage Collection: Monster World Review Sega Vintage Collection: Monster World Publisher: Sega Developer: M2 Platforms: Xbox 360 (Reviewed), PlayStation 3  Release Date: 23/05/2012 Price: 800 Microsoft Points Overview: Monster World, Wonder Boy, Wonder Kid…Adventure Island? This is a franchise with a very confusing history as it never really...
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Playable Steel Battalion demo now on Xbox Live

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...
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30 new Porsche cars for Forza Motorsport 4

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...
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Bollywood themed DLC for Zumba

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,...
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Akai Katana Import Review

Akai Katana Import Review Akai Katana Publisher: Rising Star Games Developer: Cave Company Platforms: Xbox 360 (JPN Import Reviewed) Release Date: 11/05/2012 Price: $39.99 Available Here Overview: Cave Company is a video game company with a reputation for producing some of the finest 2D scrolling shooters (casually known as...
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Sine Mora Review

Sine Mora Review Sine Mora Publisher: Microsoft Developer: Digital Reality & Grasshopper Manufacture Platforms: Xbox 360  Release Date: 21/03/2012 Price: 1200 Microsoft Points Overview: The shoot ‘em up (shmup) genre is viewed by many to be stagnant, because at a cursory glance they all play and feel almost...
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Shoot Many Robots Review

Shoot Many Robots Review Shoot Many Robots Publisher: Ubisoft Developer: Demiurge Studios Platforms: Xbox 360 (Reviewed), PlayStation 3, PC Release Date: 14/03/2012 Price: 800 Microsoft Points Overview: Shoot Many Robots is a 2D action shooter title developed by the same studio that has quite the impressive resume in working with...
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How to fix the Gamerscore glitch that hit many today

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...
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DoDonPachi Resurrection Review

DoDonPachi Resurrection Review DoDonPachi Resurrection Publisher:  Rising Star Games Developer: Cave Company Ltd Platforms: Xbox 360 (Import) Release Date: November 11, 2011 Price: $30.00 – Available Here Overview: Cave is a company that has made quite the reputation for itself by making 2D shooters, now more commonly known as...
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Jack’s Achievement Challenge: November 2011 Update – The End

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...
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Jack’s Achievement Challenge: October 2011 Update

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...
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Assassin’s Creed Revelations achievements revealed!

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...
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Battlefield 3 achievement list unlocked

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...
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Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Achievements Unveiled

Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Achievements Unveiled Bethesda decided to create a lengthy Xbox 360 achievement list to further involve gamers in Skyrim. With 50 total achievements, a possible of 1,000 gamer points are attainable. No doubt gamers will be playing this game over and over to attain each and every achievement like “Master Criminal”...
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Jack’s Achievement Challenge: September 2011 Update

Jack’s Achievement Challenge: September 2011 Update You thought I’d forgotten you, didn’t you? I admit, it has been a while since I posted out my progress for the month of August (slightly earlier than usual, on the 22nd of the month), but I’ve still very much been completely one game’s achievements to 100% each month, with...
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Modern Warfare 3 achievements revealed!

Modern Warfare 3 achievements revealed! Modern Warfare 3 may not be out for a little under a month in a half but that doesn’t mean you can’t find out about the game’s achievements right this minute. The full achievement list has been revealed and posted up at Xbox360Achievements. Now taking a look at these achievements is of...
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Jack’s Achievement Challenge: August 2011 Update

Jack’s Achievement Challenge: August 2011 Update Mark it, Dude. Another one bites the dust as part of my achievement challenge in which I am doing one game’s achievements to 100% each month. Nine months gone and I’m sorry to say it’s a bit of a soft one this month: Googly Eyes. For those of you who don’t know what Googly Eyes is,...
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Toy Soldiers: Cold War Review

Toy Soldiers: Cold War Review Toy Soldiers Cold War Platform: XBLA Publisher: Microsoft Studios Developer: Signal Studios Release Date:  17 August 2011 Price: 1200 MP (BUY) Overview: “THIS ONE’S FOR JOHNNY!” Imagine a Sylvester Stallone alike screaming that, dressed as Rambo, firing a machine gun and bazooka...
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Jack’s Achievement Challenge: July 2011 Update

Jack’s Achievement Challenge: July 2011 Update Continuing my achievement challenge announced early on in the month http://www.capsulecomputers.com.au/2011/07/jacks-achievement-challenge-a-game-a-month/ (but discretely worked on since December 2010) whereby I am completing one game’s achievements fully to add it to the 100% complete list. I am...
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Jack’s Achievement Challenge: A game-a-month

Jack’s Achievement Challenge: A game-a-month Jack’s one-a-month achievement challenge Achievements operate for people on many different levels; some are obsessive over their Gamerscore, others take an interest in it, and some couldn’t care less and play casually making sure entertainment value comes first. But achievements can add entertainment...
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Tips and tricks for F.E.A.R. 3

Tips and tricks for F.E.A.R. 3 The developers behind F.E.A.R. 3, Day One Studios, have compiled a list of insider tips to aid players when playing their newly released FPS. The game’s available for PS3, PC and Xbox 360 now, and the following tips and tricks can apply to pretty much any of the versions, achievements tips aside. With...
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