Entries in 'achievements' (13)

Xbox avatars going HD; 360 and One games to have separate Achievements

Xbox avatars going HD; 360 and One games to have separate Achievements

Microsoft has revealed a number of new details about Xbox One, including a significant upgrade to avatars.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2013 at 2:51PM in News
Microsoft files patent for television achievements

Microsoft files patent for television achievements

Microsoft has applied for a patent that would potentially award achievements for watching video content.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 28th 2013 at 6:35AM in News
Lots of online functionality missing from Ouya at launch

Lots of online functionality missing from Ouya at launch

Ouya consoles will be shipped out to Kickstarter backers later this month, but key online functions will not be enabled until the end of the year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2013 at 11:00AM in News
2012: Despite it all, look what we achieved

2012: Despite it all, look what we achieved

It has been a brutal year for nearly everyone working in the video games business.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 31st 2012 at 10:00AM in News

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Earning Xbox 360 achievement points now saves you money

Earning Xbox 360 achievement points now saves you money

Gamers have been calling for it, and now Microsoft has delivered.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 28th 2012 at 12:55PM in News
Xbox Live Achievement rewards arrive later this year

Xbox Live Achievement rewards arrive later this year

Microsoft has announced plans for an Xbox Live rewards program based around players’ achievements.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 20th 2012 at 2:43AM in News
Microsoft: Gamerscore reset problem resolved

Microsoft: Gamerscore reset problem resolved

An error that caused gamers to lose their Xbox Live achievements and Gamerscores has now been fixed, Microsoft says.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 14th 2012 at 10:00AM in News
Nintendo rules out Achievements

Nintendo rules out Achievements

3DS platform holder Nintendo has seemingly ruled out the implementation of a Achievement-like system in its future systems.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 24th 2011 at 9:16AM in News

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Achievements in Crackdown 2 demo

Achievements in Crackdown 2 demo

In a first on Xbox 360, the demo for Ruffian’s Crackdown 2 will offer players the chance to earn some Achievements.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2010 at 5:25PM in News
E3 2010: 3DS to get Achievements?

E3 2010: 3DS to get Achievements?

In what could potentially be a very interesting move for Nintendo’s new 3DS handheld, a new video has hinted at the possible inclusion of Achievements in the new system’s software ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2010 at 12:19PM in News
XBL integrated in Windows Mobile 7

XBL integrated in Windows Mobile 7

Xbox Live will be a fully integrated part of the next generation of Microsoft’s smartphone Windows OS, the platform holder has today revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 15th 2010 at 3:04PM in News
Gears of War sells 2 million

Gears of War sells 2 million

Not content with simply wowing the critics and storming straight to the top of the UK charts, Microsoft has announced that Epic’s Gears of War 2 sold a substantial ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2008 at 10:24AM in News

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Sony considering Trophy reward system?

Sony considering Trophy reward system?

Sony’s Trophy system may still be playing catch-up to Microsoft’s popular Achievements, but if rumours are to be believed the platform holder is planning something that could drastically swing the ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 20th 2008 at 2:24PM in News