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Mass Effect 3 goes trick-or-treating with a Halloween Challenge

BioWare is celebrating Halloween with a special trick and treat-inspired multiplayer challenge in Mass Effect 3. Beginning today and running through November 5, there are three new tasks for players to take on to earn a special holiday reward: Players need to run five extractions on the Firebase...

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Video: Halo: Reach Achievements made easy (and cheat-y)

Halo: Reach isn't even out in stores, but IGN has already found a way to exploit part of the game for the sake of easy Achievements. In this video, its outlines a surefire method for farming up a good amount of the game's cheevos by tweaking the customized Firefight system to be really hard and...

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Portal receives radio patch, tunes in hints of a sequel

Valve has released a new patch for Portal on Steam, and the patch notes say only that it has "changed radio transmission frequency to comply with federal and state spectrum management regulations." A curious note, especially since Portal, as a computer game, doesn't actually transmit anything over...

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The best of WoW.com: June 2-9, 2009

WoW Insider is now WoW.com, if you haven't yet heard, but don't worry: we still have everything you need to know about the world's most popular massively multiplayer online game, from tips and tricks to news and views. Here's our most popular posts from the past week, including news about all the...

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Rumor: MS survey mentions non-gaming achievements

Loot Ninja dug up an alleged Microsoft sponsored Xbox 360 survey that brings up some interesting achievement topics. Specifically, questions that inquire about non-gaming achievements (like watching a certain amount of DVDs), having them unlock in-game content and even pitches the concept of having...

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New Xbox achievement site looks to standardize accomplishments

The team behind a new achievement tracking website called TrueAchievements is very, very angry. The reason: Achievements and their respective Gamerscores aren't really standardized, meaning that Gamerscore often fails to be a true depiction of a person's gaming talent. Based on the idea that the...

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New Gears of War 2 Achievements appear on Xbox.com

In spite of the immense popularity enjoyed by its predecessor, Gears of War 2 hasn't been able to climb atop the Xbox Live activity charts. Perhaps a few more Achievement points will change things up. Xbox.com has an updated list of Achievements for the game, bumping up the available Gamerscore to...

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Unlock Fable 2 Achievements by seeing, not doing

The official Fable 2 Achievements have been unveiled, and it appears the previous rumor from August was pretty accurate. Even The Swinger (i.e. "Take part in a debauched bedroom party with several participants.") is still in there. However, there's an added note in about 30 of the Achievements,...

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Rumor: Gamerscores transferring to next Xbox console

A rumor in Game Informer (full text from GI after the break) states that Gamerscores and achievements will be transferable to Microsoft's next console. As far a rumors go, this is one many Xbox 360 owners might pray Microsoft wouldn't prevent from becoming a reality. Achievements and Gamerscores...

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Recap: X3F Live and Maybe Next Time Buddy

We did it guys! It was a huge success! Last night's Maybe Next Time Buddy X3F Live event (where we went on a mission to earn a certain achievement) was an overwhelming success as achievements were unlocked and I personally obtained 1000 Gamerscore in Halo 3. Woohooza! Click your way towards the...

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