Achievements

Microsoft brings Xbox achievements to iOS

It truly is the season of goodwill – Microsoft has bestowed upon us the ability to unlocked Xbox 360 achievements from the comfort of our iPhone. Hallelujah! That’s to say, Microsoft Studios’ free to download Wordament was released yesterday on the App Store and offers 10 Xbox 360...

If You Believe You Can Achieve: Part Four

We’re ending our look at the world of achievements by rounding up the ones that are the hardest to unlock. Our source for these is the almighty True Achievements website. If you have an interest in Gamerscore boosting then registering for this site is recommended. Not only does...

If You Believe You Can Achieve: Part Three

The third part of our achievement feature involves the stupidest ever to be devised. Feel free to replace the word ‘stupidest’ with the word ‘easiest’ there as most are stupid because they’re so easy to gain. Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard is a silly game, parodying...

If You Believe You Can Achieve: Part Two

With last week’s introduction to the world of achievements out of the way, we’re now free to discuss the best achievements so far. Or Trophies, if you’re that way inclined. The definition of ‘best’ is flexible here – some games have achievements that are straightforward to unlock but...

If You Believe You Can Achieve: Part One

A feature on achievements has been a long time coming. How to approach the subject has been food for thought as it’s a wide subject matter. After much deliberation four separate articles seemed the way forward and so for next four weeks we’ll be looking at the best,...

Who needs a hero?

Videogame developers need to be more creative when it comes to including the achievements and trophies into their to games – it’s pretty much a given now that once you kill 100 enemies, complete a level or defeat a boss that one will pop up. But it’s not...