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Next week, Microsoft will update Xbox.com to support a new profile feature that allows you to view your achievements and saved game clips, and a bunch more features will be included too.
Microsoft has announced a new update coming to Xbox One later this year. Among the new features included is a much improved Achievements app as well as other unannounced improvements.
Microsoft has officially revealed that the Xbox One achievement system will expand to include new challenges but only achievements in games will add to a user's Gamerscore.
The game Wordament, which debuted on Windows Phone and has since moved to Windows 8 and iOS, has now launched a web browser version that's also the first browser game to support Xbox Live Achievements
With just over two months to go before we can finally get our grubby paws on Halo 4, 343 Industries has published a complete list of the in-game achievements that players will be striving to complete.
Microsoft has hinted that starting this fall, Xbox 360 gamers will be able to get special rewards if those players obtain certain Xbox Live Achievements in their games.
Microsoft has added more achievements for developers to unlock while using its Visual Studio tool application, specifically for Windows Azure programming support.
In a rather inventive move, a group of coders have added Achievements to Microsoft's Visual Studio application in order to draw more attention to its feature-set.
Microsoft has released the latest batch of Xbox LIVE statistics, which show just how popular the service has become since its conception over eight years ago. According to Kotaku, it seems that on average more than...
Major Nelson has answered a pressing question regarding the recent Xbox Originals announcement. He has stamped out all hope that the games will have additional functionality like Achievements and Gamer score, first playing the "we...
As just announced on GameInformer, we're launching a program in the US to reward Xbox Live members who increase their gamerscore, beginning Feb. 12. We're partnering with Old Spice to give away prizes valued...
With the ever increasing craze and excitement around Gamerscore and Achievements, we have recently worked with our publishing partners to implement some new policies for new games coming out. Here are the basic rules:...