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Welcome To Your New Home On The Internet: Xbox Achievements

Welcome To Your New Home On The Internet: Xbox Achievements

Written Thursday, December 26, 2013 By Dan Webb
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We teased and teased, heck, we've even openly talked about it, but now the launch traffic rush has slightly subsided, it's time to deliver the goods, just in time for the festive period too. Welcome, ladies and gents, to the new look and rebranded Xbox Achievements - now a .com! - your one-stop shop of everything Xbox related, whether it's the 360, the One, SmartGlass, etc., we've got you covered, as per usual.

The new design and new URL is just the first step in what is a year-long plan to strengthen our position as the biggest and best Xbox site on the internet. Stage one, which is this here stage, is a multi-part stage:

1. Make the site cleaner, visually, with a completely fresh new look;
2. Strengthen the backend with double the servers - quicker ones too - to make the site even more reliable and responsive (Microsoft has done it with their console, it's only polite if we do it with our site), and;
3. Start to roll out more and more options to improve your user experience, like the drop down menus at the top - it now takes you less clicks to get to the achievement pages now, for instance.

Of course, being a new site launch, there may be a few bugs that you come across, if you find them, please let us know in the comments below and we'll fix them right away. Thanks as always for your continued support and we look forward to being with you for another generation.

Happy holidays, folks. Here's to 2014 being our biggest and best year yet!





 
 

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Comment #1 by DarkGin87
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 11:43:22 AM
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I like the new lick of paint, any new features coming with it ?


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Comment #2 by Webb [STAFF]
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 11:44:34 AM
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@#1 - With a bit of luck, the first new feature (one of the big ones we've been working on for a while) is coming very early on in 2014 =) Like I said in the post, this is just stage one.


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Comment #3 by mjc0961
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 11:59:52 AM
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It's very white.

Anyway loving the drop down menus, that's pretty cool. Although (no offense intended to anyone) I had a nice laugh at that silly blue "no avatar" thing still being up there. Hopefully one of the coming changes is to get rid of it already. :p

Also I like the part about double the servers and faster ones at that. Nice job guys, an "8th gen" site for our 8th gen consoles.

(Actually though this isn't my new home, this is my sister's new home. Any estimate on when this roles out on PS3T?)


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Comment #4 by Webb [STAFF]
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 12:02:21 PM
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@#3 - Looking into the white. Also, I like the blue avatar thing =P But obviously, we're open and listening to all the criticism and feedback =)

As for PS3T, as soon as the kinks have been worked out on the Xbox site, it'll go live on the PlayStation side =)


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Comment #5 by DM HavoX
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 12:03:45 PM
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The site looks Awesome! Well done!

"We're not worthy, We're not worthy!"


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Comment #6 by mjc0961
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 12:03:48 PM
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Haha okay actually posted that and now I have a bug for you. It's very brief but after pushing submit I get a screen with error codes. It's very fast so I'll have to try and print screen it.

Here it is. Sorry in advance if this URL breaks the page layout.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v611/mjc0961/error_zpsd85fe0f2.png~original


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Comment #7 by reebokbl
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 12:05:27 PM
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I don't like the colors at all but the organisation of the site is way better


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Comment #8 by mjc0961
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 12:07:25 PM
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@4: I wouldn't mind the blue avatar thing so much if it ever did something. It's just been sitting there as is for years with no functionality. I got used to it before but now with the new Xbox One/Windows 8 style aesthetics it sticks out like a sore thumb. What was that ever meant to be anyway?

Also thanks for the info about PS3T, and thanks to all of you guys on this site for beta testing for us. :p


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Comment #9 by Restricted-Access
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 12:12:14 PM
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I'm glad to see the change-over! You'll probably get a LOT of feedback about the white background. If there's a way to let the users customize their own colors, you'll make a lot of people very happy!!

It's one of the things I loved about the original Xbox 360 dashboard - the ability to change the backgrounds, blades, etc.... and choose my own templates to make the screen dark, for example... since I usually play video games at night and keep the room dark, and don't like it when I have menus and other screens on my Xbox (or PC) that forces me to have bright pages!


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Comment #10 by DaBenoit
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 12:27:15 PM
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Good job. One thing i have always thought needs improving is the search bar. It needs to be more lenient with miss spelled games, and it also needs to auto-complete.


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Comment #11 by Webb [STAFF]
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 12:35:02 PM
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RE: the white background, not sure we can make it customisable, but we're willing to listen to alternatives. Maybe an off-white, or something. Will discuss with Aleks later.

@#10 - Absolutely. That's one of our major goals for next year, fear not =)


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Comment #12 by dab198
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 12:37:07 PM
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@9 So true. I really don't like bright white sites.

Like the green at the top, and the black at the bottom, but I can't look at the middle bit for very long.


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Comment #13 by MangledRex
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 12:52:15 PM
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Swanky


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Comment #14 by Evo Kazz
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 12:59:15 PM
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I love the new theme!


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Comment #15 by dab198
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 01:00:01 PM
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Been looking at the CSS and by not having #cont as full white, it does take the edge off. At the same time it would mean the site isn't as "clean" as it now is though.


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Comment #16 by Paulpaps
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 01:03:24 PM
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Nice, looks a lot better!


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Comment #17 by Blitz MMCCV
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 01:23:49 PM
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Normally I don't like it when sites have revamps and your used to the old layout. But the site looks amazing. Done a great job with it.


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Comment #18 by sipne
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 01:29:48 PM
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Liking the new drop down menus and the links to reviews go straight to the review not to another link page.

Hope you can manage to get Xbox One achievement pics in soon!


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Comment #19 by GWAR Slave 132
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 01:58:11 PM
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I just got done registering. I view this site daily. Im a noob to this so im not exactly sure what do. The new site looks amazing was wondering when they would update it.


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Comment #20 by TrashMKX
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 02:05:07 PM
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Will there be a section for a list of the apps with achievements for XB1? Like Netflix, NFL, Amazon Video, Twitch, etc. Or am I just totally missing where they all are?


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Comment #21 by gazmaster1
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 03:40:50 PM
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Will the achievement tiles for XBO1 games now be updated?


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Comment #22 by Red Testament
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 03:50:04 PM
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It's pretty.


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Comment #23 by francisrossi
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 03:50:36 PM
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Not so fond of the Windows 8-esque look, but I'll get used to it. So long as the site runs better, without losing features, all's good.


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Comment #24 by erichsouza76
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 04:11:00 PM
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Congrats on the new site! I'm really enjoying the new look! Hope new features to arrive too!


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Comment #26 by Boylin
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 04:59:47 PM
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I also get a brief error message when I make a comment.

I actually think the white looks good, but I usually check the site from my portable telephonic device and the white will reduce the time between re-electrifications unfortunately.

Hopefully changing to a .com won't result in an increase in the number of adverts ;-)

I like the new site though, good work!


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Comment #27 by vSully
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 05:40:02 PM
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What do I need to do to get my little thingy to show up over there?


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Comment #28 by The Pants Party [STAFF]
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 06:09:47 PM
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@18/21: That's on Microsoft's end, not ours. You currently can not view achievement lists on your xbox.com profile, which is where we get the images from. They have claimed (via twitter support) that they will be fixing this, but no timetable has been given.

@20: Similar to above, we're waiting to see how xbox.com handles those types of achievements. If they don't show on xbox.com, we may not list them unless there is overwhelming demand. IMO, if you can't flaunt them, there's not much point in tracking them here. :p


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Comment #29 by Den Macabre
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 07:00:53 PM
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I don't really like the look (don't like Win 8 and there's too much white spaces on here) but i still like all the feature of this site.



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Comment #30 by ihateyou
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 07:11:47 PM
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Site looks great, keep it up!


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Comment #31 by the action frampton
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 07:28:59 PM
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I don't mind the white, but I DO MIND the App Store opening and directing me to 'Hay Day' app every time I try to go anywhere in the site. And the comments section appears to be broken; they cut off on the right.


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Comment #32 by Dr Popodopolus
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 07:30:13 PM
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Everything is great apart from the white, which makes my eyes bleed

Grey is much preferred! I'm sure 90% of people on here would agree!


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Comment #33 by l.maciver
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 07:32:40 PM
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not going to lie, i though i was on some other site for the first time.


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Comment #34 by the action frampton
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 07:33:09 PM
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@6 yes you broke the page


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Comment #35 by Freeman
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 08:05:50 PM
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i thought i was going crazy for a second. i did the new look i've been a member for a few years now.


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Comment #36 by Bob on
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 08:11:42 PM
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I'm liking the new set up. Looks good. People are right about the background though. It is a bit harsh. How about the pale blue that MS seem to have become fond of for the background? Or maybe a shade of yellow?

Whilst your upgrading can you change your video player so I can watch trailers on my windows phone. That's how I view the website most often and it's a pain to get told it won't play on my mobile.


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Comment #37 by iSeeTheFearInU
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 08:19:47 PM
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I love the white. Makes it easier on eyes to read and also makes everything look sharper.


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Comment #38 by deluxnugs
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 10:19:02 PM
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oooh, i dont know. i guess itll take some getting used to.
i dont like that its a .com as i often refer to the site as simply .org or x360a. i guess ill have to come up with a new nickname.
just keep the freakin advert spammers in the comments outta here.


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Comment #39 by Mik29
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 11:00:10 PM
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The site looks great, but please can we finally have a update to fix the Vastly out of date Gamercards. Mine still says 158470g and now in on 185+k Gamerscore.


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Comment #40 by Mik29
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 11:02:11 PM
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And the gamercard in the forums says 164580g!!!!!


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Comment #41 by Frankie Godskin
Thursday, December 26, 2013 @ 11:08:43 PM
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Looks clean and easy to use. Agreeing with 3/40: having the gamercards update in real time would be ideal.


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Comment #42 by magixman
Friday, December 27, 2013 @ 12:46:49 AM
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Looks great so far! :)


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Comment #43 by NostromoXP
Friday, December 27, 2013 @ 01:08:44 AM
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Looking good...

However...

Can we get a fix for the voting on the comments so that it doesn't reload the page every time you thumb up/down a comment, it is really annoying to use.

Cheers.


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Comment #44 by TwiliTerror
Friday, December 27, 2013 @ 01:27:30 AM
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The site feels like it works so much more smoothly


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Comment #45 by JHaletweets
Friday, December 27, 2013 @ 02:14:39 AM
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The my Profile, checklists, and achievement lists are all much more cluttered, and haphazardly spaced out. Aside from that, not a bad set of changes.


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Comment #46 by METALisLIFE
Friday, December 27, 2013 @ 03:41:31 AM
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this is really bright. i liked the all green one, this isnt bad, but i think like a grayish or customizable colors would be cool too


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Comment #47 by pootknocks
Friday, December 27, 2013 @ 04:36:03 AM
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Please please please get rid of the white, it's incredibly harsh on the eyes. A light green, light grey, or even something off-white would be better. When you look at your list of achievements it looks like it hasn't finished loading b/c there's no distinction b/w 50% of the games and the background. Please change. Otherwise things look ok.


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Comment #48 by xEndriux
Friday, December 27, 2013 @ 08:37:38 AM
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Very very very good job !!!


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Comment #49 by simon_super_sheep
Friday, December 27, 2013 @ 11:39:55 AM
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Love the new site well done to the whole team.

i do have 2 things which should be mentioned.

1. I still cant play videos (or at least 90%) on my windows phone when browsing on the go.

2. What do we call you now because before when friends asked what i was looking at i used to say in just checking out x360a but i cant say that now so what is the new nickname.


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Comment #50 by Webb [STAFF]
Friday, December 27, 2013 @ 03:52:08 PM
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Like I said previously, we'll look into the white after we've fixed a few of the bugs we're encountering.

@#43 - That, my friend, is on the to do list for early 2014 =)

@#45 - Yeah, there are a few spacing issues that have arisen, it's on the bug list. Thanks.

@#47 - There's another unexpected bug with the achievement lists that mean the watermarks and the titles don't match up. We're working on that now.

@#49 - I will personally look into the video player issues early next year. It's a compatibility issue with Windows Phones, which is hardly ideal, so will look into a fix or even a new player next year. It's no 5-minute job, so I thank you for your patience in advance.

As for a new nickname, nothing official yet, we're thinking XBA.


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Comment #51 by Boylin
Friday, December 27, 2013 @ 04:07:09 PM
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How about xbach (pronounced ex-back or ex-batch). Say it a few times and I think you'll like it ;-)


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Comment #52 by PSlocombe
Friday, December 27, 2013 @ 05:55:48 PM
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Sorry had problems logging on since the.com change, I had to get in an article in order to get logged in through my iPod :( and finding the right edge of some comments above missing, hope this helps, and looking forward to seeing what else has been updated


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Comment #53 by Codename Arkane
Friday, December 27, 2013 @ 06:14:36 PM
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New URL - Achievement Unlocked.


Well done to everyone involved in the update, Hopefully not too many bugs to be found.

Wishing you all the best for the future.


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Comment #54 by SecrtAgentDonut
Friday, December 27, 2013 @ 06:43:25 PM
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I like the new site. Its got a good, clean feel to it.


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Comment #55 by chrishaney23
Friday, December 27, 2013 @ 08:59:12 PM
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Still havent made it so that when you thumbs up or down a comment, the damm page doesnt refresh and start you at the top of the page all over again. LAZY!!!! Sorry guys this has been, by far, my biggest gripe about the entire site for years. Yeah well......


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Comment #56 by DeadlySinz86
Friday, December 27, 2013 @ 09:05:32 PM
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Love it! Very nice.


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Comment #57 by ruudba
Friday, December 27, 2013 @ 11:48:45 PM
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I really like the site, and great that it is a .com site.
The only thing i would like to see different is the white background, but i see im not alone in that.
maybe the light green-ish colour or lightgrey watermark background.
Anyway, i really like the direction the site is going.
Keep up the good work.


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Comment #58 by Lou Lou Bug
Saturday, December 28, 2013 @ 12:42:25 AM
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I know it's already being said a lot, but I hope you can change the white background. To me it's just not pleasing at all to the eye, if that makes sense lol. An option to customize the look of the XBA site, or maybe making the background a light grey or light green would be great. Also, the top header being just plain solid green with "Xbox Achievements" on the left.. no doubt it has a clean, sharp, non-cluttered look. But, a little light graphic effects on it would be cool. This is a huge site, with so many amazing graphic artists that do incredible jobs making Sig's for people, I'm sure you could get some great submissions for ideas. Nothing crazy or cluttering it up, but I think maybe some light green/white smoke in the background or something like that would be cool. I don't know.. it just looks very basic to me right now, like it needs some "oomph!" lol :)
If nothing can really be done with the blue non-avatar that you can't currently do anything with, I would say just remove it. Every time I see it, I feel like I need to upload a picture to it. Then I remember, you can't... lol. We all know this is a lot of work and you guys are working hard on all the changes. Thanks for all you do! :D


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Comment #59 by finallife6
Saturday, December 28, 2013 @ 01:22:22 AM
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I don't think I'm the only one but, this site to me has gotten alot brighter, to the point it hurts my eyes just to see anything (its not the monitor because its ok for every where else)
Would be nice to take this bright white area out the center some how.


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Comment #60 by Grummy
Saturday, December 28, 2013 @ 04:06:11 AM
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No free bacon. This makes me sad.

Liking the redesign though. It's clean, it's fresh, it's sleek and has very clear navigableocitiness. Wow, such navigation, much like.


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Comment #61 by Creasy47
Saturday, December 28, 2013 @ 07:23:25 AM
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It's a small complaint, but could you make a better search engine? I hate that I can't find certain games because I lack a colon, hyphen, etc. sometimes, and even other times when I do use it, it tells me it can't find the game. It's pretty irritating.


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Comment #62 by khfan91
Saturday, December 28, 2013 @ 10:26:15 AM
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@61 I second this. Games such as "Assassin's Creed" will not show up after a search if you include the apostrophe. I end up just typing "Assassin."


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Comment #63 by Nitnoid
Saturday, December 28, 2013 @ 11:56:01 AM
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How about some sort of border around the sections to offset the white a little?


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Comment #64 by Lou Keymia
Saturday, December 28, 2013 @ 12:49:49 PM
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I would like a platform list differentiating the guides for games of the same title. It would be much easier for me to pick the correct forum thread for Spartan Assault on Windows Phone instead of guessing which link corresponds to which that platform. All in all, I am pleased with the site and the appearance.


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Comment #65 by KrisXX
Saturday, December 28, 2013 @ 01:41:27 PM
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@28 Ahh, ok. I wanted an app achievement list too. Is there ANY achievement sites that list ALL xbox related achievements then? Not just ones to "show off" via xbox's web page?


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Comment #66 by Mr Fiddler
Saturday, December 28, 2013 @ 02:48:24 PM
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@65 trueachievements.com - they even show your progress for Xbox One achievements that support the feature.

I never understood why it works this way but do the links to the forums always have to open in a new window? That's probably the main thing that bugs me regularly here along with the voting causing a page reload but someone else already mentioned that! :)


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Comment #67 by TH3 XB0X G3N1U5
Saturday, December 28, 2013 @ 08:04:58 PM
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When you search a game, there is no distinction for which version or platform (or other characteristic) the game is for.

Search Bioshock. You see 2 Bioshock, and 3 Bioshock 2. Whats the difference between them?


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Comment #68 by TH3 XB0X G3N1U5
Saturday, December 28, 2013 @ 08:07:29 PM
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@65: trueachievements.com is way better than this site for achievement tracking.

I use both sites for news, and the forums layout is better on here, I find, but TA offers way more features in the end.


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Comment #69 by Filter x360a
Saturday, December 28, 2013 @ 10:17:18 PM
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I like it. Well done boys!


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Comment #70 by mjc0961
Saturday, December 28, 2013 @ 10:44:44 PM
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It's very weird that this site is so slow now. This is supposed to be faster but this site takes significantly longer to load the homepage now than it does on PS3T (and what I remember of X360A before this).


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Comment #71 by Slim Shady
Saturday, December 28, 2013 @ 10:59:30 PM
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Still cuts off text on my iphone. It used to just go beyond the column, but now it's just cut off. I can only read part of people's comments.


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Comment #72 by Jedi MoonKnight
Sunday, December 29, 2013 @ 01:04:50 AM
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Worry more about missing content than paint jobs.

You still don't have any basic images for any of the One Achievements, not tracking challenges and have a stupid rigmarole for just getting your damned gamertag to show.

There's international games here that are missing complete achievement lists. For weeks.

www.trueachievements.com - I've had to leave you for them. Sorry.


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Comment #73 by Nitnoid
Sunday, December 29, 2013 @ 02:11:01 AM
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@72 - Really? Had to stab their eyes out before you left? TA doesn't have the user-base from what I've seen. Either that or not as many people contribute. Anyway, happy trails dude...


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Comment #74 by kiddmischief
Sunday, December 29, 2013 @ 05:06:29 AM
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Looks awesome


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Comment #75 by Creasy47
Sunday, December 29, 2013 @ 07:07:19 AM
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I agree with the Forums link opening a new tab. I wish it would just open in the same page.


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Comment #76 by KnightsTemplar9
Sunday, December 29, 2013 @ 07:25:55 AM
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Really like the new site!

The only real complaints I have are the super intense white that has already been touched on a lot and how weirdly spaced out my checklist is, along with a lack of borders on the checklist. But other than that everything else looks great!


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Comment #77 by Ashy999au
Monday, December 30, 2013 @ 01:11:03 AM
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It be awesome to have Safari Push Notifications when a new news story comes out.


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Comment #78 by Suedon70
Monday, December 30, 2013 @ 01:18:43 AM
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I like it! The site looks cleaner and more uniform


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Comment #79 by General Boredom
Monday, December 30, 2013 @ 07:39:20 AM
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Will PS3T be getting a similar makeover?


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Comment #80 by FullMoonBeaver
Monday, December 30, 2013 @ 09:57:50 AM
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It runs really slow on mobile to the point it stops and freezes my phone. Lucky I have a laptop to use. But its a great improvement.


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Comment #81 by Alec216
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 @ 07:26:00 AM
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In the Achievements guides, the "Show/hide roadmap" banner still shows up in the light green. Just a small thing but thought you'd like to know!


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Comment #82 by GAThrawn
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 @ 10:29:22 AM
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New site looks great, one problem with the new design though is that when you're on a game's main page (not the forums) you used to be able to look at the "Achievement Guide" link and see straight away if it was clickable and if there is a guide there yet for the game by the link's colour.

Now with the new design the clickable and un-clickable links in that bar look identical until you hover a mouse over them and try clicking. As I often browse this site with a tablet (because that's what I have near my Xbox) I can't tell without trying to click the link and seeing if anything happens. A colour or font difference for clickable vs non-clickable text in that bar would be great.


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Comment #83 by Mines51
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 @ 08:33:05 PM
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Looks awesome. Keep up the great work.


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Comment #84 by Kailon791
Wednesday, January 01, 2014 @ 04:04:07 AM
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Love the new site except the size on pages now is cutting off a lot of words in reviews. Overall though, a nice update for next gen.


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Comment #85 by WrathfulXChAoSx
Wednesday, January 01, 2014 @ 08:06:08 PM
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Anyway to get the gamercard updated? My card has been at the same score for a months now


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Comment #86 by hudsond97
Friday, January 03, 2014 @ 04:53:12 PM
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@85 at least ure gamercard shows up :)


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Comment #87 by THC BLUNTED
Friday, January 03, 2014 @ 06:36:40 PM
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The new site upgrade is looking nice! I have a question for you: Are you ever gonna bring back the "in the comments" articles that you used to do? I always enjoyed reading things that I might have missed. Just wondering if you will ever do those again...


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Comment #88 by sufc47
Friday, January 03, 2014 @ 09:53:31 PM
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@86 you need 5 Forum Posts.


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Comment #89 by Ereaser NL
Saturday, January 04, 2014 @ 12:04:52 AM
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@88 Yours doesn't with 104 posts and @85 does with 0 posts :P

Also feedback:
I would love to see some soft borders around the sections.
And too bad the news feed scroll thing has gotten bigger vertically, now I have to scroll down a bit in order to see the news.
(Also this box when typing too much text loses the left edge ;-) )


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Comment #90 by metallicafan459
Saturday, January 04, 2014 @ 10:23:54 AM
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Haven't really got any issues with the site since the facelift. It does seem to load slower for me, but I do have a rubbish internet connection! (Roll on the 15th!)

As someone else mentioned I would like to see or be able to search based on platform. It can be annoying searching for a game when you have to guess which one is the version you have, and not the PC or JP version :( Auto-complete and to allow for mis-spelling would also be great.

Also, while typing this comment, when i try and naviagte using the arrow keys if i make a mistake, the whole thing grinds to a halt and catches up after 1-2 minutes which is weird. If i click somewhere and use the delete key it reacts straight away. The caret also takes forever to toggle between visible and no-visible too! :S


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Comment #91 by mentaljason
Saturday, January 04, 2014 @ 11:39:22 PM
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I don't know if it is related to the site overhaul, but I can't get the Saints Row IV checklist to remain fully checked. It always leaves the same 3 unchecked for 25G - Zero Saints Thirty and a couple from the last DLC. I know you used to just have to disable and re-enable the checklist, but that doesn't seem to be a solution anymore. Even when I disable it, it still shows up in my checklists with 67/70. I tried un-checking everything before disabling and it made no difference, just remembered it as 0/70, and I could only restore the 67.


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Comment #92 by mkokz
Sunday, January 05, 2014 @ 04:53:46 AM
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@91: Try deleting your progress:

1. Go to My Checklists (http://www.xboxachievements.com/myachievements.php)
2. Scroll to SR IV
3. CLick the red cross and confirm
4. Re-enable checklists for SR and mark all achievements

Now it should work (had that with 2 games too, might help you)


@Topic:
Colors are nice, but bit too light, what I want to be fixed is that you can't see if a link is available or not (like achievements tab and achievements guide tab for games)

Don't have problems with the comment box, but comments are cut off on my iPhone


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Comment #93 by mkokz
Sunday, January 05, 2014 @ 04:56:28 AM
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@Gamercard Updating Topic:
I don't have a gamercard in my profile, but it appears here at the comments, and seems like to be not updated since a year.


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Comment #94 by hockeygodDVD
Sunday, January 05, 2014 @ 09:00:03 AM
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I love the new site


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Comment #95 by Mr Fiddler
Sunday, January 05, 2014 @ 07:30:32 PM
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Actually one other thing I'd like to see (in addition to forum links not opening in a new window/tab) is to make the site a little more touch friendly. For example on my Surface/iPad when trying to click on the icon to go to the last post in a thread I often end up hitting the poster link instead! :(


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Comment #96 by jwmc1971
Monday, January 06, 2014 @ 01:56:29 AM
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jesus , freak me out ...kept wondering if site had been hacked . havent been here in month .


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Comment #97 by boldfoxrd
Monday, January 06, 2014 @ 03:24:17 AM
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My suggestion is to remove all duplicates of games in the search page, e.g. Two Gears of War games showing achievements at either 1000 or 1250G


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Comment #98 by mkokz
Monday, January 06, 2014 @ 12:07:10 PM
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@97: That's because there are two GoWs, one for Xbox and one for PC (but no GoW in Germany :(, f***ing laws)


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Comment #99 by Anthonysoares1988
Tuesday, January 07, 2014 @ 11:33:39 AM
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HOW DO U LINK UR GAMERTAG TO THIS SITE??

SOMEONE PLLZ MESSAGE ME AND TELL ME HOW TO DO IT


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Comment #101 by dab198
Thursday, January 09, 2014 @ 05:33:24 PM
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Cheers for changing the white. I find the new off-white background much more bearable.


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Comment #103 by Creasy47
Saturday, January 11, 2014 @ 06:30:11 PM
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Another thing you all really should fix is the fact that if I try to post two comments within one minute (I usually don't even think about it), it totally deletes my comment, no matter how long it is. It's very irritating. Why not just have a notification pop up and alert me that I can't post for another X amount of seconds?


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Comment #105 by shakeNbake0810
Sunday, January 12, 2014 @ 04:53:07 PM
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For some reason I can not view the website from my laptop however I can view it if I use the 3G on my phone


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Comment #106 by Pieville
Monday, January 13, 2014 @ 07:25:50 AM
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I've been a member since 2010, I'm no way near as active in the community since my early days but I continue to use this site daily to keep me up to date on the news and to use the many guides created by this community. And I shall continue to use this site as it is by far the best site I've used when it comes to news on Xbox, everything is easy to find and is set out in a way that makes it easily accessible. I thank the wonderful team at this site for continuing to improve an already great place.
Keep up the good work.


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Comment #110 by MaddieLittleylu
Thursday, January 23, 2014 @ 07:13:03 PM
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I just started 6 weeks ago and I've gotten 2 check for a total of $2,200...this is the best decision I made in a long time! "Thank you for giving me this extraordinary opportunity to make extra money from home. This extra cash has changed my life in so many ways, thank you!"
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Comment #111 by Yourburntstar
Thursday, January 23, 2014 @ 11:22:20 PM
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I love the new site layout, but for the first 2 weeks it wouldn't allow me to access the website at all, and I was able to access the sister site PSTrophies.org so I made a account on there to ask the admins as to why I wasn't able to access the new Xboxachievements.com website, and they told me that apparently since the upgrade of the new site, you guys got new servers for the site, and some people including me, have been having issues with the site not being able to read their IP's. So everytime I tried to visit this site it told me "oops this page is currently not working or possibly down" but it wasn't down at all, it was just my IP address not being read by the new servers.

Anyways.... I checked it everyday to see if it worked at all, and little to my surprise today it decides it will read my IP and now I'm able to access this website again!!

I never knew how much I loved this site until I wasn't able to access it either.. I come here for ALL my gaming news/needs and like I said I love this site.

Thank you if you guys were able to fix the issue I said above, because the Admins on the PSTrophie website assured me that you guys would be trying to fix it and just be patient.


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Comment #112 by Yourburntstar
Thursday, January 23, 2014 @ 11:25:45 PM
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^^^ I just noticed that most of my comment got cut off.

I'm sure that's fixable though right

@Webb or @The Pants Party?


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