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6:00 AM on 08.09.2011

Fallout: New Vegas' new DLC achievements mention ED-E

Fallout: New Vegas' various downloadable adventures have ranged over a wide variety of settings, but they all share one thing in common: They're all solo experiences that, through one contrivance or another, force player...

Josh Tolentino

11:15 AM on 07.08.2011

Resident Evil HD downloads to get full Achievements

Usually, downloadable games on Xbox Live can only offer 200 Gamer Points' worth of Achievements. The HD reissues of Resident Evil 4 and Resident Evil: Code Veronica, however, will offer 1,000 Points each, boasting full-fledge...

Jim Sterling

11:40 AM on 06.24.2011

Dragon Age II 'Legacy' DLC detailed by achievements

New DLC for Dragon Age II is supposed to be announced during Comic Con, according to the game's Twitter account. However, the achievements for the upcoming Legacy DLC have already been listed on Xbox360Achievements.org. While...

Maurice Tan

4:40 PM on 02.28.2011

Achievements in Minecraft may still happen

Many of us love the choose-your-own-adventure style of Minecraft, because few games tend to offer exploration on such a grand scale. Of course, there are also people who have this desire to be told where to go and what to do;...

Jordan Devore

2:00 PM on 02.23.2011

Academics tackle achievements, publish research

The February 2011 special issue of Game Studies, the free web-published international journal of computer game research, focuses on the subject of game reward systems. Four articles in particular may be more interesting than ...

Maurice Tan

4:00 PM on 02.02.2011

Would you rather collect in-game goods than real stuff?

[Every so often, you may see some of these mini-features appear on the front page. They are just short editorial thoughts meant to start an interesting conversation in the comments and c-blogs. Enjoy! Now get to discussing...

Jonathan Holmes

2:00 PM on 12.22.2010

Marvel vs. Capcom 3 achievements drop game details

The achievement hounds over at Xbox 360 Achievements have dug up a full list for Marvel vs. Capcom 3. Given that Capcom has been slowly leaking out information on the game, it's not surprising that the list confirms a few game features, while simply hinting at others.

Nick Chester

10:00 PM on 11.30.2010

Catherine's leaked Achievements are utterly spoileriffic

I'm largely apathetic towards Xbox LIVE Achievements and PS3 Trophies, though I certainly don't mind earning a few for a little extra effort. Just a little (sorry, Dead Rising 2's "Zombie Genocider"). However, it's moments li...

Josh Tolentino

4:00 PM on 11.28.2010

Rumor: Oni Akuma and Evil Ryu in Super Street Fighter 4

An alleged list of new achievements for Super Street Fighter 4 containing stuff from Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition has hit the internet. The list includes images of Yun and Yang (two characters that have yet to be ann...

Jonathan Holmes





9:30 PM on 09.27.2010

Shocker: Halo: Reach will likely get more Achievements

Last week, Bungie posted a blurb about installing Halo: Reach to the Xbox 360 hard drive. Inadvertently or not, the studio's instructions included a few screenshots showing an updated Achievement total. Based on these 'shots,...

Jordan Devore

6:30 AM on 08.04.2010

Achievements lampooned again in Achievement Unlocked 2

In desperate need of a delightful time-waster for your workday? Achievement Unlocked 2 is here to rescue you. This sequel sees the return of the little blue elephant with a new selection of rooms for him to explore and a...

Conrad Zimmerman

9:00 AM on 07.18.2010

XBLA version of Plants v. Zombies has co-op and vs. modes

In the grand pantheon of games to fall back on when you're waiting at a bus stop or just simply bored at home, Plants vs. Zombies is probably the best there is. Hell, it's probably one of the best games out there in term...

Matthew Razak

11:30 PM on 07.12.2010

This MLB 2K10 Achievement/Trophy is only available today

2K Sports included a time-sensitive Achievement/Trophy in Major League Baseball 2K10, and the time to get it is now. Entitled "Mid-Summer Classic," the task -- good for 40 Gamerscore on Xbox Live, and a silver Troph...

Samit Sarkar

9:06 PM on 07.11.2010

Bungie reveals Halo: Reach's achievements

Achievements. You want them. You can pretend like you don't, but we all have a little Achievement whore in us. Halo: Reach. You want it. You can pretend like you don't, but we all have a little Halo whore in us. Put your want...

Matthew Razak

10:40 AM on 05.03.2010

Red Dead Redemption achievements out along with new screens

The achievements for Rockstar's upcoming Red Dead Redemption are all at once awesome and and altogether frustrating.On one hand, there's one achievement that you can get for killing and skinning 18 grizzly bears. This is awes...

Nick Chester

10:20 AM on 03.23.2010

Games on Demand: A 1000 Gamescore points for $19.99

Not even Xbox LIVE's Major Nelson can pretend this is anything else -- Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Burning Earth is now available on Games on Demand, and it's the simplest way to get 1000 Gamerscore points. Ever. The game...

Nick Chester