Achievements Unveiled: Gears Of War 2

29 08 2008

Yes..they are finally here!

Gears of War 2 Achievements
Green as Grass Train the rook (any difficulty) 10
It’s a Trap! Story progression in Act 1, Chapter 2 10
Escort Service Story progression in Act 1, Chapter 4 10
Girl About Town Story progression in Act 1, Chapter 6 10
That Sinking Feeling Story progression in Act 2, Chapter 4 10
Freebaird! Story progression in Act 2, Chapter 5 10
Heartbroken Story progression in Act 2, Chapter 6 10
Longitude and Attitude Story progression in Act 3, Chapter 3 10
Tanks for the Memories Story progression in Act 3, Chapter 4 10
Water Sports Story progression in Act 3, Chapter 6 10
There’s a Time for Us Story progression in Act 4, Chapter 2 10
Better Wrapped in Beacon Story progression in Act 4, Chapter 3 10
Have Fun Storming the Castle Story progression in Act 4, Chapter 6 10
And the Horse You Rode in On Story progression in Act 5, Chapter 1 10
You Are the Support, Son Story progression in Act 5, Chapter 2 10
Brumak Rodeo Story progression in Act 5, Chapter 4 10
Does This Look Infected to You? Story progression in Act 5, Chapter 5 10
Tourist of Duty Complete all campaign acts on Casual Difficulty 25
Guerilla Tactician Complete all campaign acts on Normal Difficulty 50
Artist of War Complete all campaign acts on Hardcore Difficulty 75
Suicide Missionary Complete all campaign acts on Insane Difficulty 150
Collector Recover 5 collectibles (any difficulty) 5
Pack Rat Recover 20 collectibles (any difficulty) 15
Completionist Recover all 41 collectibles (any difficulty) 30
One-Night Stand Complete 1 chapter in co-op on any difficulty (Marcus or Dom) 10
Open Relationship Complete 10 chapters in co-op on any difficulty (Marcus or Dom) 30
Friends with Benefits Complete all acts in co-op on any difficulty (Marcus or Dom) 50
Once More, With Feeling Perform 30 perfect active reloads (any mode) 10
Takes a Licking Melee 30 Tickers (any mode) 30
Organ Grinder Kill 30 enemies with a cover mounted Mulcher (any mode) 10
Shock and Awe Kill 30 enemies with the heavy Mortar (any mode) 10
Said the Spider to the Fly Kill 10 enemies with a planted grenade (any mode) 10
Crowd Control Melee 10 enemies down with the Boomshield equipped (any mode) 10
Smells Like Victory Kill 30 enemies with the Scorcher Flamethrower (any mode) 10
Variety Is the Spice of Death Kill an enemy with every weapon in the game (any mode) 30
Seriously 2.0 Kill 100,000 enemies (any mode) 50
Standing Here, Beside Myself Win 3 matches of Wingman (public) 10
Beat the Meatflag Capture 10 meatflags in Submission (public) 10
It’s Good to be the King Win 10 rounds of Guardian as the leader (public) 10
You Go Ahead, I’ll Be Fine Win three matches of King of the Hill (public) 10
Back to Basic Successfully complete the 5 lessons of multiplayer Training Grounds 10
Party Like It’s 1999 Play 1999 rounds of multiplayer (any mode) 30
Around the World, Again Win a multiplayer match on each map (any mode) 30
Dirty, Dirty Horde Survive the first 10 waves of Horde (any difficulty, any map) 20
Hoard the Horde Survive all 50 waves of Horde (any difficulty, any map) 30
Crossed Swords Win 10 chainsaw duels (any mode). 10
A Parting Gifts Kill 10 enemies with a grenade while down but not out (any mode). 20
Pound Of Flesh Use a meatshield to save your life 10 times (any mode). 10
Photojournalist Submit a spectator photo. 10
Kick ‘Em When They’re Down Perform all 11 unique executions on a downed enemy. 10

As for the linked achievements:

  • Complete Act 1 in Gears of War: Unlock Anthony Carmine multiplayer skin in Gears of War 2.
  • Find 10 COG tags in Gears of War: Unlock Minh Young Kim multiplayer skin in Gears of War 2.
  • Defeat RAAM in Gears of War: Unlock RAAM multiplayer skin in Gears of War 2.
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    New Warhammer 40K Project Coming to PS3/360?

    28 08 2008

    As posted on IGN.com

    An interesting job listing went up on Tsumea, the well-known site for Australian and New Zealand game developers, yesterday, advertising a number of positions for a new game based on the Warhammer 40,000 universe.

    The game is to be developed by Brisbane-based THQ Studio Australia and the listing simply states that the company is “seeking videogame development talent across all disciplines to work on an action game for Microsoft Xbox 360 and Sony PlayStation 3 based on the popular Warhammer 40,000 universe from Games Workshop.”

    “We want the most talented, most enthusiastic and motivated developers to join us,” it goes on to say, “and help push Brisbane and THQ Studio Australia to the forefront of Australian development.” The company is looking for a Lead Artist, Lead Animator, Environment Artist, Animator, Senior Designer, Audio Designer, Engine programmer, Game Programmer and QA Lead.

    While the listing itself gives no details as to the type of game it may be, THQ Studio Australia’s website states that: “We are currently looking for people to work on a next-gen brutal, intimate melee combat game using a world-class brand”.






    Achievements Unveiled: Warhammer: Battle March

    27 08 2008





    Achievements Unveiled: Pure

    27 08 2008

    There are 50 achievements with a total of 1000 points.
       
      Finished an event 5
    Complete an event.
      Unlocked Stage 2 5
    Successfully unlock the 2nd Stage.
      Unlocked Stage 3 5
    Successfully unlock the 3rd Stage.
      Unlocked Stage 4 5
    Successfully unlock the 4th Stage.
      Unlocked Stage 5 10
    Successfully unlock the 5th Stage.
      Unlocked Stage 6 10
    6. Stufe freischalten.
      Unlocked Stage 7 10
    Successfully unlock the 7th Stage.
      Unlocked Stage 8 10
    Successfully unlock the 8th Stage.
      Unlocked Stage 9 10
    Successfully unlock the 9th Stage.
      Unlocked Stage 10 10
    Successfully unlock the 10th Stage.
      Completed Stage 1 10
    Place first in all four events in Stage 1.
      Completed Stage 2 20
    Place first in all four events in Stage 2.
      Completed Stage 3 20
    Place first in all four events in Stage 3.
      Completed Stage 4 20
    Place first in all four events in Stage 4.
      Completed Stage 5 20
    Place first in all five events in Stage 5.
      Completed Stage 6 20
    Place first in all five events in Stage 6.
      Completed Stage 7 20
    Place first in all five events in Stage 7.
      Completed Stage 8 30
    Place first in all six events in Stage 8.
      Completed Stage 9 30
    Place first in all six events in Stage 9.
      Completed Stage 10 50
    Place first in all seven events in Stage 10.
      1 of a kind 5
    Build an ATV from scratch in the garage.
      Fully Loaded 10
    Unlock and then fill all ten ATV slots in the garage.
      Mechanic 10
    Build five ATVs, each with a different engine.
      Flawless Lap 5
    Complete a lap of a Race event in World Tour without dismounting.
      Flawless Event 10
    Complete a World Tour event without dismounting.
      Tricked Out 20
    Perform every normal trick in a single World Tour event.
      Specialised 25
    Perform 8 different special tricks in a single World Tour event.
      Freestyler 30
    Extend a Freestyle event past the third lap.
      Triple Flip 20
    During an event; pull off a 1080 forward or backward rotation in a single jump.
      Nice Combo! 10
    During an event; perform a combo of at least 50,000 points.
      Sick Combo! 20
    During an event; perform a combo of at least 125,000 points.
      Killer Combo! 30
    During an event; perform a combo of at least 250,000 points.
      You’re special! 20
    During an event; perform every special trick in the game.
      Pure perfection 100
    Come first in every event in the Pure World Tour
      Grease Monkey 25
    Earn a 1st place with every engine type in World Tour Mode
      Comeback Kid 10
    Come from last place on the last lap to win a race event in World Tour Mode
      Fresh Air 20
    Win a competitive Freestyle event with Fresh tricks only.
      No Messing 25
    Complete World Tour Mode while participating in a maximum of 42 events
      Zero to Hero 20
    Acquire a special trick within 30 seconds of starting a Race event.
      You reckon? 20
    Pull a special trick during a Sprint event.
      Two time! 25
    Perform two special tricks in one jump.
      Hang Time 25
    Spend 150 seconds in the air and go on to win the event.
      Learner Driver 25
    Lap another rider during an offline Sprint event.
      No pain, no gain. 25
    Crash more than ten times and still win a competitive Race or Sprint event.
      Full speed ahead. 25
    Hold down the accelerator for an entire competitive Race or Sprint event and finish in first place.
      Show Off 20
    Win a Race or Sprint event and crossing the line doing a Wheelie on every lap.
      Win Online 10
    Come first in an online event.
      5 in a row 30
    Come first in 5 online events in a row.
      Underdog 30
    Use a class D engine to beat an opponent with a class A engine in a ranked match
      Online Champ 30
    Come first in a online championship.




    Xbox Live Top 10: 8/11 – 8/17

    27 08 2008

    Xbox 360 Top Live Titles

    1. Call of Duty 4
    2. Halo 3
    3. GTA IV
    4. Star Wars: TFU Demo
    5. Madden NFL 09
    6. Gears of War
    7. Guitar Hero III
    8. Rock Band
    9. Battlefield: Bad Company
    10. Soulcalibur IV

    Xbox 360 Top Arcade Titles

    1. Fable II Pub Games
    2. Galaga Legions
    3. Braid
    4. BC:Rearmed
    5. Geometry Wars Evolved²
    6. UNO
    7. 1942: Joint Strike
    8. DOOM
    9. N+
    10. Marble Blast Ultra




    Rock Band DLC: Week of August 26th, 2008

    22 08 2008

    Here’s the track-list:

    Tom Sawyer (Original Version)
    Red Barchetta
    YYZ
    Limelight (Original Version)
    The Camera Eye
    Witch Hunt
    Vital Signs

    The album, which is comprised entirely of original master recordings, will be available for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 platforms and will cost $10.99 (880 Microsoft Points) for the full album, or $2 (160 MSP) for the individual tracks





    Infinite Undiscovery Ships With Two Discs

    21 08 2008

    Yep, that’s right folks, apparently Infinite Undiscovery is too small for one disc, so I’ll be appearing 2 discs instead.  Honestly…we thought those days were behind us, but if the game is good enough, then why not!

    You can pick up your two disc game on September 2nd