Tag: Achievements

Gaming News Wrap [9 Oct 2013]

Good morning gamers. The gaming news wrap is the human equivalent of zombie food. Tasty. In bite sized chunks. Michael Pachter has suggested that PS4 pre-orders are around 1.5 million. He also thinks Sony will encounter “some supply shortages”. He said a little more about things, and you can read all about it here. In France meanwhile, it appears the PS4…

Gaming News Wrap [8 Oct 2013]

Good morning. It’s the Chewsday (we told you it would never get old) edition of the Gaming News Wrap. The only wrap that matters. Maybe. Rockstar is working on a fix for users who have lost characters, items, apartments, cars and in-game money in GTA Online. Other issues are being investigated according to the game’s support page. GTA V is the PS3’s…

Gaming News Wrap [23 Sep 2013]

Good morning. We’re pretty sure many will have taken today off too in South Africa to ensure an extra long weekend, so we’ve kinda done so too. Kinda. Not really. Kinect-like navigation will be coming to the PS4 post launch according to Sony. That’s because the the features of the PlayStation Eye camera “could go deeper”. [More on Eurogamer] The PS4…

Gaming News Wrap [6 Sep 2013]

Good morning. “I wish it was Monday.” – not said by anyone ever on a Friday. Or any other day of the week for that matter. Microsoft were expecting controversy over their always-online Xbox One announcement, but were surprised by “how negative” the reaction ended up being. In an interview with Rev3Games, Microsoft’s Albert Penello did go on to say that an all-digital…

Gaming News Wrap [16 Aug 2013]

Good morning gamers. Congratulations for navigating your way through another week. There are no plans to sell GTA Online separately from GTA V. While Rockstar may consider GTA Online as a “separate entity”, it will still only be available with a purchase of GTA V. GTA V launches 17 September, while GTA Online will follow two weeks later on 1…

Gaming News Wrap [9 Aug 2013]

Good morning on this public holiday and first day of a long weekend. But that doesn’t stop us… While you will need Xbox Live Gold Membership to use the Xbox One’s DVR feature, Sony has confirmed you will not require PlayStation Plus for the PS4’s DVR feature. [via Eurogamer] Microsoft has said that they are “committed” to the Xbox 360…

Gaming News Wrap [7 Aug 2013]

Good morning. It’s a brain filling edition today… just how we like it… A proposed split between the electronics and entertainment arms of Sony has been rejected by the company. [More on CVG] Another Sony “classic” is getting an HD remake according to a job advert for Bluepoint Games, the team behind God of War HD Collection. [More on PlayStation Lifestyle]…

Xbox One | Achievements and Challenges Detailed

Let’s start with the most important thing here. Achievements will reward you with something more than just a piece of avatar clothing this time around. Unfortunately, it’s not cold-hard cash, but it will be “digital artwork, new maps, unlockable characters, and temporary stat boosts”. It’s something. OK?! In an extensive blog post on Major Nelson, Cierra McDonald (Program Manager for Xbox…