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Xbox One Rewards You For Watching TV Xbox One Rewards You For Watching TV

(image) You may be familiar with the above icon that pops up out of nowhere during game play on your Xbox 360; it usually signifies that the player has achieved some notable feat or challenge (i.e. points). The numbers and …

Xbox One Might Give You Achievements For Watching TV
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The Xbox One announcement was all about one thing – TV. It’s clear that Microsoft is positioning its next console as more than just a game machine, but it might be bringing some game elements to television broadcasts. Gamesindustry.biz reports …

The Xbox 360 ‘Achievement Unlocked’ Sound, Visualized

You spend countless hours seeking it. You do crazy things to obtain it. You play games over and over again for a chance at it. It, of course, is the elusive (depending on the game) Xbox 360 achievement. Think about …

Your Xbox 360 Achievements Aren’t Totally Worthless Anymore
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If you’ve been consistently building up your Xbox 360 Gamerscore for years, you’re about to get rewarded…kind of. Microsoft has just launched an all new rewards program for Xbox gamers. It’s called MyAchievements and allows your Gamerscore to be used …

Mozilla Open Badges Enters Public Beta Mozilla Open Badges Enters Public Beta

Mozilla has been playing around with the idea of Open Badges since 2010. If you’re not familiar with the concept, think of it like game achievements applied to what you see, learn and do on the Web. Mozilla has partnered …

[EXCLUSIVE] Would Reaching 1 Million Gamerscore Be The “Greatest Gaming Goal Ever Accomplished?”
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To some, gaming is a casual hobby. To these people, it’s fun, but none of their life goals involve feats achieved with a controller in their hand. Ray Cox is not one of these gamers. Cox is a Guinness World …

Guinness World Record Holder For Highest Gamerscore Hits 700,000
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UPDATE: Check out our exclusive interview with Ray Cox about his quest for 1,000,000. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: When is comes to gaming these days, you’re either an achievement lover or you’re not. I would even call myself that – maybe even …

XBLA Achievement Guidelines Changing Soon (Rumor)

Ever since Microsoft has introduced the achievement system in 2005 with the launch of the Xbox 360, it has proven to be one of the most popular additions to gaming. There’s something about completing an objective and hearing that little …

Facebook Offers New Tools For Game Development Facebook Offers New Tools For Game Development

If you thought that games were just a way for Facebook to make some easy money, think again. The company is serious about it and are offering tools for developers to add even more options for achievements and high score …

PlayStation 3: These Are The Top 10 Platinum Trophies
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Ah yes, the platinum trophy, the reward gamers earn when they obtain every other trophy (achievement) in a PlayStation 3 game. I only have one platinum trophy, so I am obviously either a bad gamer or a lazy gamer – …