Next gen console pricing, Series X launch titles, PS5 showcase, and more
1:12:45Luke, Heidi and Sean get together to discuss the latest Xbox and PlayStation news. They cover the pricing and launch date announcements for the Xbox Series X and S, and the PlayStation 5, as well as looking at all the launch titles coming for both systems, and the PS5 game showcase.
Xbox Game Showcase Review
1:05:49Yesterday Microsoft presented their long awaited Xbox 20/20 Games Showcase. It focused entirely on the games we will be able to play on the Xbox Series X and included a number of world premieres, console exclusives, and more. We've recorded a special edition of the TrueAchievements Podcast to share our thoughts on the Xbox Games Showcase. We touch on most of the games in the event, discussing what we liked, what we didn't, what surprised us, and finally some predictions for the future.
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End of 2018 Review
2:22:59Happy New Year TA-ers! Welcome to our end of year special, where Sam, Ollie and I were joined by our Editorial Manager, Mark, as we take our annual look back at all of the biggest news stories, site announcements and games from the world of Xbox and PlayStation over the past 12 months. Thanks for listening, sending in questions and providing feedback on the show throughout the past year. As we mention during the show, this will be our last regular episode of the podcast, as we look to focus our combined efforts on making all three of the TGN sites the best they can be in 2019. It's not the end of the show completely, however, as we'll be back to share our opinions on some of the bigger games as they release and the larger industry events, so stay tuned to the homepage to catch the next episode. Links: Top Five Next Steps for the Assassin's Creed Franchise Exclusive: Stats Show How Rarely Game Campaigns Are Played Agony Review [UPDATED] Telltale Games Hit By Massive Layoffs Amid Speculation of Closure A Farewell to Telltale Someone Has Finally Earned Every Sea of Thieves Achievement If You Still Think Sea of Thieves Has No Content, You're Not Paying Attention The TrueAchievements Game of the Year 2018 The TruTrophies Game of the Year 2018
The Game Awards, 12 Days of Christmas Challenge and More
1:07:46Welcome to a belated episode 10 of the TGN podcast. On this week's show, Sam, Ollie and I catch up with all of the reveals and announcements from The Game Awards, chat about the 12 Days of Christmas challenge, and check out all of the hottest news from the world of Xbox. We also give you the chance to win an Xbox One game code (leave us a comment in the thread below to enter), chat about this week's [email protected] streams, and answer your questions, including the question of the week. Links: Witness Far Cry's New Apocalyptic Future Patrice Désilets' Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey Revealed Free To Play Action RPG Dauntless Comes To Consoles Next Year Microsoft Details the [email protected] Winter of Arcade Stranger Things 3 Will Be Getting a Retro Tie-In Game Pirate MMO Atlas Will Challenge Sea of Thieves for Domination of the Waves Psychonauts 2 Debut Trailer Enters the Motherlobe Crackdown 3 Steps Up Your Boom Obsidian Unveils The Outer Worlds Solas Returns in the Next Dragon Age The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe Coming To Consoles in 2019 Mortal Kombat 11 Revealed, Arriving Next Year Exclusive: Forza Horizon 4's Fortune Island Expansion Achievement List Revealed The Walking Dead: Final Season Episode 3 Arrives Next Month
Red Dead Online Beta, Sea of Thieves Achievements and More
1:02:58Welcome to episode nine of the TGN podcast. On this week's show, Sam and I are joined by Jack as we saddle up for the Red Dead Redemption 2 Online beta, discuss the change in achievement requirements for Sea of Thieves, take a look at the latest rumours ahead of next week's Game Awards, and prepare for the upcoming Twelve Days of Christmas community challenge. We also give you the chance to win an Xbox One game code (leave us a comment in the thread below to enter), chat about this week's [email protected] streams, and answer your questions, including the question of the week. Links: Introducing The Twelve Days of Christmas 2018 Community Challenge Games with Gold Titles Revealed for December 2018 PlayStation Plus Free Games for December: Onrush and Soma Strange Brigade Coming to Game Pass Next Week The Gardens Between Now Available in Xbox Game Pass Aliens vs. Predator and More Now Backward Compatible Sea of Thieves Update Drastically Improves Achievement Requirements Ubisoft Reveal Release Date For First Assassin's Creed Odyssey DLC Rumour: A New Alien Game Could Be Announced at The Game Awards The Game Awards: More Than 10 New Games To Be Announced During The Show
TGN Podcast: Xbox or PlayStation - who's had a better year?
1:14:12Welcome to episode eight of the TGN podcast. On this week's show, Sam is back, and he joins Ollie and I as we debate if 2018 has been a better year for Xbox or PlayStation. We also talk about the Fallout 76 release, the possibilities of a disc-less Xbox One, someone completed Sea of Thieves, Stallion83 hitting two million Gamerscore, the latest Black Friday deals, and a contender for the worst game on the Xbox One so far in Scalextric. We also give you the chance to win an Xbox One game code (leave us a comment in the thread below to enter), chat about this week's [email protected] streams, and answer your questions, including the question of the week. Links: Discless Xbox One Rumored for 2019 PlayStation 5 Rumours - Patents for Touchscreen Controller and Emulated Remasters Someone Has Finally Earned Every Sea of Thieves Achievement Stallion83 Hits Two Million Gamerscore Telltale Games Delistings Begin Five Nights at Freddy’s Revealed for Consoles New Batman: Arkham Collection Releasing Next Week with Xbox One X Enhancements? Xbox One Black Friday Sale 2018 Now Available for All Save $10 on 3-Month and 6-Month Xbox Live Gold Memberships
XO18 Reaction, PlayStation Skipping E3 2019 and More
1:00:47Welcome to episode seven of the TGN podcast. On this week's show, Ollie and I were joined by Jack, who stepped out of podcast retirement to cover for Sam, as we react to last weekend's X018 event and check out all of the hottest Xbox news that was announced, we discuss PlayStation's decision to skip next year's E3, I completed Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Jack gives us a brief summary of his time with Red Dead Redemption 2, and we take a look at the huge Xbox Black Friday sale. We also give you the chance to win an Xbox One game code (leave us a comment in the thread below to enter), chat about this week's [email protected] streams, and answer your questions, including the question of the week. Links: Microsoft Acquires Two More Development Studios Mouse and Keyboard Support Coming for Xbox One Next Week Final Fantasy XIII Trilogy Is X Enhanced/Backward Compatible on Nov. 13th PUBG, Hellblade, 14 More Games Announced for Xbox Game Pass Forza Horizon 4's First Expansion is Fortune Island State of Decay 2 Getting Three More Updates Beginning Next Week New PvP Mode The Arena Coming to Sea of Thieves Strategy-Shooter Void Bastards Revealed for Xbox One Download Backward Compatible Xbox 360 Game Crackdown for Free Pandas & Cats Are Showcased In Charming New Minecraft Video Winter of Arcade Teased at X018, Will Highlight Big [email protected] Games PlayStation Are Skipping E3 Next Year, Breaking a 24 Year Tradition Achievements Requiring Guides List and Direct Messages Seven Games Leaving Xbox Game Pass at the End of November 2018 Telltale Games Enters Liquidation, Games Disappear from Steam
XO18 Speculation and an Interview with Mike Brown from Playground Games
1:02:10Welcome to episode six of the TGN podcast. On this week's show, we got the chance to speak to Principle Game Designer, Mike Brown, from Playground Games about Forza Horizon 4's location, the seasons, Horizon stories, the Halo showcase event, choosing the game's soundtrack and much more. Before that, however, Sam, Ollie and I wildly speculate about what we might see at tomorrow's XO18 event. Will we see something from any of the newly acquired studios? Will Crackdown 3 really release in March? Are Ubisoft going to finally reveal a new Splintercell? We don't know, but it's fun to try and put together some of the clues and come up with conclusions! We also give you the chance to win an Xbox One game code (leave us a comment in the thread below to enter), and answer your questions, including the question of the week. Links: Sunset Overdrive on PC is Real and Here are the Achievements Humble Bundle Teasing News for X018 Try PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and PES 2019 for Free This Weekend PUBG PS4 December Get Forza Horizon 4 and Sea of Thieves Items for Watching X018 on Mixer Forza Horizon 4 Patch Fixes Antique Restorer Achievement
RDR2, New Assassin's Creed Odyssey Achievements and Von Coins
1:12:25Welcome to episode five of the TGN podcast. On this week's show, I was joined by Ollie and Sam as we discuss the staggering amount of money that Red Dead Redemption 2 made from three days of sales, we chat about Mixer Season 2 and spending Sparks, Ollie shares his best and worst [email protected] games so far, Sam explains the new achievements in Assassin's Creed Odyssey, and I talk to Rich to find out some inside knowledge on Von Coins and how you can win cool prizes by unlocking achievements. We also give you the chance to win an Xbox One game code (leave us a comment in the thread below to enter), discuss this week's [email protected] streams, and answer your questions, including the question of the week. Links: Red Dead Redemption 2 Bug Produces Unlimited Gold Bars Red Dead Redemption 2: A Nasty Bug Is Causing Camp Members To Vanish Red Dead Redemption 2 Has the Biggest Opening Weekend in Entertainment History Assassin's Creed Odyssey Update Introduces New Story Content Games with Gold Titles Revealed for November 2018 PS Plus Revealed: Yakuza Kiwami & Bulletstorm November 2018 Xbox Game Pass Additions: Sniper Elite 4, GRIP, and More to Come Fallout 4 Leaving Xbox Game Pass Soon Just Cause and Three Castlevania Titles Now Backwards Compatible Spyro Reignited Trilogy Will Not Be Entirely On Disc
Red Dead Redemption 2 Special
1:21:32Welcome to episode four of the TGN podcast, where Rich, Sam and I take an in-depth and spoiler-free look at one of this generation's most eagerly anticipated releases, Red Dead Redemption 2. From the game's snowy introduction to the upcoming Red Dead Online and everything in between, we share our opinions and answer your questions about Arthur Morgan's adventures in the wild west. Links: Red Dead Redemption 2 Achievement List Red Dead Redemption 2 Review Seven Spoiler-Free Tips for Red Dead Redemption 2 Red Dead Redemption 2 Has the Biggest Opening Weekend in Entertainment History