Xbox Live Arcade Gamerscore Cap Raised to 400 [Confirmed]
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According to a reliable source, Microsoft is set to raise the Gamerscore cap and maximum number of achievements for Xbox Live Arcade games from April 1st, at which point games will be able to adopt either the new or old system, until June 1st, when the new changes take mandatory effect across all XBLA games.

XBLA titles like Diabolical Pitch and The Splatters will be able to take advantage of the raised Gamerscore and increased achievement count, which will apparently allow up to 400 Gamerscore spread across up to 30 achievements. The new policy will also reportedly allow 100 extra Gamerscore and 8 achievements per quarter for DLC, with a maximum of four in total.

That means that XBLA games can potentially end up with 800 GS across 62 achievements with any released DLC factored into the equation. For the full lowdown on the reported rule changes regarding the forthcoming changes in the XBLA achievements policy, head over to our achievement discussion feature.

Update: Major Nelson has confirmed the policy change.


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Comment #1 by KING 4D
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 06:39:38 AM
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Comment #2 by DC KUSH 91
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 06:40:35 AM
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That's cool, some of the arcade titles are so quite long and a 200g score really doesn't do them justice.

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Comment #3 by Fried Waffles
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 06:41:03 AM
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Comment #4 by Bluetooth1987
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 06:41:26 AM
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About time, will hopefully give arcade games more play time now :D

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Comment #5 by H0p3sfalL
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 06:44:33 AM
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Now if MS could up retial cap 2000.

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Comment #6 by IgnitionWolf
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 06:45:29 AM
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Brill shame it wasn't like that when the original portal was released on arcade

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Comment #7 by Matt36
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 06:45:57 AM
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Jet Set Radio to have 400Gs!

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Comment #8 by ademlakey
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 06:46:08 AM
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Arcade games will be 1600 points now

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Comment #9 by EchoPark
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 06:49:24 AM
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@5 Isnt that kinda gettin done? I thought GOW3 will be the first game to have up to 2000gs .. well not the first Monster Huner has it

Its all good news tho :)

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Comment #10 by Stumpster2
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 06:50:10 AM
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erm anyone notice the whole "from april 1st" thing? no...just me then? ok...

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Comment #11 by Nemesis Sieg
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 06:53:59 AM
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@4 that's clearly the thinking behind increasing the gamescore for arcade games. More gamescore means more sales. I already think 1200 msp is a hefty price for most of the arcade titles available so I really hope this isn't an effort to increase that price.

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Comment #12 by Headless Snip3r
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 06:57:54 AM
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@10 yeah, I caught the same date also.

@5 Well, now you can be happy! They have raised the cap to 2000 for retail games.

Really wish our dungeon crawler games actually took advantage of the whole dlc thing. Daggerdale, Arkadian Warriors, and Torchlight to name a few.

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Comment #13 by xduderx
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 07:03:49 AM
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Comment #14 by DarthTrakd
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 07:06:53 AM
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@10+12, yeah same here, I'm hoping that they keep it serious.

@9 yeah GOW led the charge for increased G's outside Japan and MS went with it, I mean they're not gonna go against the wishes of one of thei best sellers now are they?

OT: I'm normally not a big fan of arcade given the price vs. play time and cheevo limit, but if the price stays the same and the cheevies go up then it might be a good thing :)

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Comment #15 by Wicelow
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 07:11:12 AM
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Yay... More room for overpriced DLCs ~_~

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Comment #16 by tsydrown
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 07:15:29 AM
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Cue DLC for tonnes of already released XBLA Games ;-)

OT: It's nice to see at last, with the fuss over GoW3 hitting 2000G with DLC< it was surely only a matter of time before MS saw sense . . . XBLA Games from 01/04 are likely to keep us coming back that little bit longer . . . :-)

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Comment #17 by Spike hostile17
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 07:18:00 AM
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its been a while there is no rule with achievements, some arcade games got 300GS, some retail games got 1655, 2000 or 970...

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Comment #18 by JDAckers
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 07:24:55 AM
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Looks about fair to let arcade games have 400. I mean you can easily pick up a retail game thats been out for a little while for under £10 which is the same cost as an arcade game that is 1200MSP.

Hopefully the next Keflings DLC can have 100 points instead of 50 like the last one. :)

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Comment #19 by Andreas_loel
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 07:25:01 AM
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@12 Thats pretty much what i was gonna say, more achievements for A-rpgs = yes please. 12 isnt enough when the game got a broader aspect than the normal "run there, shoot that" Hope to see R.A.W at 400 with plenty of dlc achievements

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Comment #20 by the action frampton
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 07:28:32 AM
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'The new policy will also reportedly allow 100 extra Gamerscore and 8 achievements per quarter for DLC'. That is a great idea, and retail should have the same rule. I'm sick of day 1 DLC.

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Comment #21 by The Bum-Mobile
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 07:28:33 AM
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Who is voting #13 down? Big Lebowski quote...

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Comment #22 by Dasha UK
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 07:29:39 AM
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Comment #23 by Mr Matty
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 07:32:18 AM
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Seems totally fair to me.
As said above some of the games cant be as creative with the achievements as they would like due to the 200 cap.

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Comment #24 by BUZZARDIO 1080
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 07:37:44 AM
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@21 thats such a funny scene,
o/t i wish they had done this at xmas so alan wake and im alive had more g to them.

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Comment #25 by Zim
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 07:38:40 AM
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Not entirely sure how I feel about this. With retail games it's already impossible to tell at a glance when comparing games if someone has 100% it. XBLA games were generally still easily. I think there should be a little icon when comparing games if the person has 100% on it or something.

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Comment #26 by TransonicPower
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 07:40:26 AM
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here's hoping that Raskulls gets some more dlc. Such a fun arcade game, everyone should try it.

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Comment #27 by Slayinfool
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 07:43:45 AM
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All the whores should be happy.

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Comment #28 by SevenJesterHats
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 07:45:39 AM
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Comment #29 by Flibbity Floid
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 07:51:18 AM
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This only worries me in the trend of XBLA titles prices settling more in the 1200 over 800 area. However, with titles like I Am Alive, which I did finish rather quickly...twice - was well worth every penny and could've used another set of achievements. More gamerscore is always good in my book tho.

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Comment #30 by crewdy
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 07:59:39 AM
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A part of me hopes they're upping it so that Indie games can have 100/200 gs attached to them...

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Comment #31 by Caramel Cardinal
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 08:05:20 AM
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about time
i love arcade games but the ammount of effort you had ot put into some of them just to get 200 points was never worth it

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Comment #32 by Jamieson8
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 08:09:00 AM
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I really hope they don't try to justify raising prices on arcade titles for more gamerscore.

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Comment #33 by Von Krauser
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 08:09:22 AM
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Here's an additional source, for those calling shenanigans...

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Comment #34 by Dragon14785
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 08:11:26 AM
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I've always thought that there wasn't enough Gamerscore for XBLA releases, so I'm glad to see their implementing this.

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Comment #35 by Hansathan
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 08:12:18 AM
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This has April Fool's written all over it

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Comment #36 by PolledChild
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 08:13:05 AM
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Comment #37 by XoNiNjAlEoNoX
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 08:14:42 AM
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Oh oh! Here we go M$

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Comment #38 by Slayinfool
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 08:14:51 AM
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1600 point arcade games here we come.....

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Comment #39 by Webb [STAFF]
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 08:21:40 AM
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April Fool's in March? Are you mad?

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Comment #40 by Arron114
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 08:26:23 AM
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@39 its implemented on that special day.

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Comment #41 by MightyPeter
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 08:35:08 AM
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I remember when games was all about how good/fun they were...
Sadly that ping from unlocking an achievement, has too firm a grip on my soul to fully ignore them :(

I (almost) hoped they would remove them from the next xbox, just so I wouldn't feel compelled to play bad games just to make a meaningless number higher...

If there only was some sort of reward tied to them, but nope, nothing at all...

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Comment #42 by cstbrophy
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 08:50:03 AM
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Some people have forgotten how april fools day works. Things that are made up get announced on april fools day. Over estimating april fools pranks weeks in advance is probably worse than falling for them

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Comment #43 by threefiftyzzz
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 08:57:08 AM
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I'm thinking they did this just for minecraft..iim glad it will have more cheives but I guess it won't be comming out till april..

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Comment #44 by Epilogue of Euphoria
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 09:11:16 AM
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Honestly don't care anymore about getting all the achievements. I get very little time to play anything anymore and I'm only interested in the story and characters.

Besides, getting them all turns into such an irritating ass chore to accomplish who's ends seldom justify the means.

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Comment #45 by stianpuz
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 09:18:17 AM
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Comment #46 by Jleek1992
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 09:27:00 AM
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Nice well that is some good news i love my Gamerspoints. (:

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Comment #47 by Drazer76
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 09:28:38 AM
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@april fools callers

Yes it's being implemented then but that's not how April Fools works. That is something announced on the day not this long before.
They also wouldn't have all the written evidence drawn up for just a joke..

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Comment #48 by AdHominem
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 09:35:48 AM
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well, this is shit. in 2 years they will raise it again to 1000, and then to 398394839849384. and every completionist will have nightmares about this shit.

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Comment #49 by HammersMark
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 09:38:03 AM
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good news. More score for me ^_^

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Comment #50 by Timmsy
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 09:39:18 AM
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yeah nice, more bang for your buck liking it...

actually hold on, you know what this means...they are going to put the price if arcade games up i bet next...

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Comment #51 by Foreseen 360
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 09:44:49 AM
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Hopefully this will be factual. I could see Trials to be 1 of the 1st with 400GS on it. Lets hope so coz I LOOOOOOVE my Gamerscore and I would be happy to try and get 400 from Trials: Evolution, YAY!

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Comment #52 by Magus 0f Zeal
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 09:45:12 AM
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@#20 Well Day 1 DLC is within the first quarter so this will not abate that at all. If anything it may breed more Day 1 DLC to take advantage of the new policy.

Either way it doesn't matter. I do have a feeling this will lead to more expensive games and DLC though. Time will tell.

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Comment #53 by The Pants Party [STAFF]
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 09:48:28 AM
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@33: That other source sourced us. :P

The first appearance of this news is the editorial we ran, linked in the final sentence of this news post.

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Comment #54 by VisionsOfDemise
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 10:00:50 AM
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Bring back the old days when games were 1000, 1250, 200 or 250.

None of these inconsistent numbers that look stupid all stacked beside each other.

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Comment #55 by Steakslave
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 10:04:08 AM
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@41 I'm right there with you. I just completed Skyward Sword and on one hand it was nice to be free of the compulsive point chasing, and on the other I still wish I had achievements to show for it. As far as gamerscore goes I'm just in too deep to quit now...

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Comment #56 by VectorUSS
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 10:17:25 AM
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It's cool that the gamerscore will increase but if I'm not interested in the game then no buy if it's a game I do enjoy playing then sure I'll spend the extra $ to get some more achievements

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Comment #57 by montrossity
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 10:17:32 AM
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This sucks.

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Comment #58 by Der Fuhrer
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 10:34:35 AM
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This also means THPSHD will have 400 GS...

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Comment #59 by PluralAces
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 10:34:35 AM
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I'm pretty sure they will be raising the price of XBLA games now, not to mention that they are getting rid of MS points by the end of the year double whammy!!

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Comment #60 by lmoggy
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 10:58:05 AM
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bleep bloop

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Comment #61 by Blackrose Writer
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 11:11:00 AM
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Does this mean all the Sonic games on Arcade will have more? I got annoyed enough for half of the achievements.

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Comment #62 by the emcee
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 11:11:11 AM
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Fuck gamerscore. It's reduced gaming to one big race to enlarge the e-go. This will make it worse, not better.

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Comment #63 by Peter File
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 11:13:06 AM
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@9 dawn of war 2 had 2000g if you had a pc though!!
good news though

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Comment #64 by TLG160
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 11:13:49 AM
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got to be an april fools joke!!!

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Comment #65 by Smurfboy
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 11:19:54 AM
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The more the better!

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Comment #66 by IRA GUNNER AFC
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 11:20:11 AM
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@62 coming from a guy on a achievement website lol

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Comment #67 by xtye
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 11:23:51 AM
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I love that you post anything now. This is not confirmed. Source can be reliable all they want, but they aren't Microsoft.

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Comment #68 by Cinderkin
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 11:24:45 AM
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I do miss the old days of playing games with no points tied to them. Sometimes I wish games would just give you achievements for completing chapters. I know that is no variety but achievements can mess a game up more than make them fun.

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Comment #69 by Kolibri
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 12:00:31 PM
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Comment #70 by hibsta1992
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 12:08:28 PM
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It says all XBLA titles, does that mean all released or all future releases? If it means all released than that would be pretty cool, I thought that the achievement list for Alan Wake didn't do the game justice

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Comment #71 by Luis Ownz
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 12:11:38 PM
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Comment #72 by Muramasa
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 12:25:19 PM
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I don't like it.

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Comment #73 by The Stray
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 12:26:11 PM
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I like how they're raising the cap and such, but I was wondering, isn't there an XBLA game that's already over the cap, such as Pinball FX2, currently at 84 achievements for a total of 1400(G), I know most of the tables are DLC, but that's kinda expensive and such for an XBLA game.

I wonder if it will still release more tables and go over the 99 retail cap like Orange Box and the DMC Collection, but who knows.

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Comment #74 by A Clockwork Orange
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 12:35:40 PM
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Yeah I also would have raised the cap at the Metal Gear Solid Collection.Sth like 1500GS for a three game collection would be fair.

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Comment #75 by ash356
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 12:43:28 PM
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'XBLA titles like Diabolical Pitch and The Splatters'
I hope I'm not the only one who thought that said 'Timesplitters' at first glance.... one can dream...

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Comment #76 by AgentOrange330
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 12:45:18 PM
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Its about time. With arcade games getting bigger and more in depth its about time the cap was raised.

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Comment #77 by FoxViper1
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 12:51:46 PM
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Well a arcade gamerscore cap increase was needed.
It should have been to 300 with 200 possible DLC gamerscore also retailers should be 1000 with 1000 DLC(seeing as you can spend 100+ dollars on DLC)

I dont even know why i like gamerscore. If there isn't better rules in the next gen, then I might just stop caring for gamerscore.

I FUCKING HATE YOU MICROSOFT, EA and ACTIVITION... Go to hell. yet i still like gaming :(

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Comment #78 by MiNdOfADaRkSoUl28
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 12:55:42 PM
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is this going to apply to the windows phone games as well ?

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Comment #79 by DarnedCargo
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 01:45:22 PM
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If they can double the score for arcade games then why wont they double the score for retail games?

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Comment #80 by DecadentBeaver
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 02:02:12 PM
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A grreat idea for the XBLA titles, as 12 achievements really isn't enough variety for some of them. Always thought they should have had more.

Also, if retail can now have a max of 2000g, how many will actually have that amount? You'll still see odd looking totals like 1835g and the like. Just to mess with OCD people.

Lastly, even if they put the prices up, and even if they have loads of pricey dlc. You don't have to buy it if you don't want it. Unless you're a major gs whore. You will however, buy the games you want.

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Comment #81 by KrisXX
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 02:11:20 PM
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We finally get 400GS for XBLA games and ppl are STILL crying and bitching like babies! love it!

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Comment #82 by MetalGearMax
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 02:36:21 PM
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Major Nelson confirms it for all the idiots who called it untrue

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Comment #83 by skatermike21988
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 02:53:51 PM
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^ Beat me to it.

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Comment #84 by tincann
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 03:00:35 PM
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Uh Guys, Major Nelson works for Microsoft & therefore is in on the Joke. And if you believe this is not a Giant Microsoft April Fools Joke, then Sony is going to announce the ALL PSN titles wil have Platinum Trophies.....NOT!!!


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Comment #85 by Thicketford
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 03:06:30 PM
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Comment #86 by majpr nake
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 03:19:04 PM
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finally! so many good games on xbla but i dnt wnt to get em cuz i dnt get alot back

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Comment #87 by Frasr
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 03:30:13 PM
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when will we be seeing minecraft on XBLA?

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Comment #88 by ViNyLek
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 03:37:42 PM
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Morons think if they raise GS cap they will be able to justify higher arcade prices. Newsflash MS, while I enjoy chasing selected achievements or that sound accompanying some new achievement unlocking (when I did not even know I would get one) I don't buy games for gamerscore, so you can stick new system (and any new system for that matter) up your asses=)

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Comment #89 by FishBitch
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 03:51:11 PM
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I sincerely doubt this will be their actual justification if they do plan on raising the Arcade Game price point. If it's gonna be 1600M$ points it was gonna be 1600 whether or not they doubled the Gamerscore total. And even if they do start putting games up for 1600, I'm sure there'll still be plenty coming out for 1200 and 800, and even the occasional 400.

And it's not like there aren't price drops and sales. They do let the market dictate prices eventually, just takes 'em a while.

Really rooting for WP7 games to stay at freaking 200... they really should have been 100 to start but I suppose this'll work too.

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Comment #90 by HorsemanOfWar16
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 04:37:57 PM
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Comment #91 by rich023
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 05:11:29 PM
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@1 yaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyyyyyy!!! :)

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Comment #92 by asilent boom
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 05:28:28 PM
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Sounds good to me. Hopefully those games that release in April will take advantage of the new system.

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Comment #93 by BLQQDCQRE
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 05:54:42 PM
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Comment #94 by Dark Knight1990
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 05:59:30 PM
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I hope that Minecraft gets the new gamerscore treatment. I've been looking forward to that one for a long time.

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Comment #95 by Aerobillybob
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 06:12:20 PM
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I might buy some more xbla games them.

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Comment #96 by Nick H74
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 06:28:18 PM
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I hope the Oddworld HD remake gets 400G... If/When it comes out.

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Comment #97 by zarda1
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 08:22:25 PM
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i think this will get more play time out of games, they're already on their way to that 1600msp price tag.

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Comment #98 by GradysLady85
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 08:27:47 PM
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That's pretty sweet about the achievements going up, only problem is it because more with price as well. But I'm excited to get more achievements, who doesn't love them some achievements?! haha

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Comment #99 by PANIC ATTACK 10
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 08:57:58 PM
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this is seriously dumb & messed up. i never will understand why MS puts a cap on GS. if devs want higher GS. then give them that freedom. i personally dont care about GS. but ALOT of gamers out there. base their buying games off of GS. so having no limits would be the best thing to do. that goes for ALL games. the system that sony uses makes more sense than GS. foe example, i get a bronze cup for something easy, like firing my first shot. silver cup for making a tough cliff jump. gold for killing ten people in a row without reloading. platinum cup for beating game on highest difficulty without dying. so its based off of how difficult it is to ahvieve per cup i unlock. however, MS system is a point based system. which, i feel, doesnt properly reflect how hard it was to attain that GS in most cases. there are however, a few games out that reflect the GS right, but not many do. for example, rythem games. i can have same GS without beating game. = to someone who has beaten the game. now in that respect. GS isnt reflected properly. its busted for the most part. also online & offline should have equal amount in ahcieves.

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Comment #100 by BurntToast
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 09:42:11 PM
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@ #20 - I agree 100% if it's day 1 DLC then it should be on the disc

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Comment #101 by tdogg769
Monday, March 12, 2012 @ 10:49:47 PM
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Good for XBOX..good for us nerds too

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Comment #102 by MIDACUS
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 @ 01:29:34 AM
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Its about time! I always thought 200 points wasn't enough.

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Comment #103 by DJGOA
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 @ 02:14:41 AM
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Comment #104 by the emcee
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 @ 03:06:37 AM
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What they should do is give the option of not having a gamerscore altogether. It's a load of bollocks these days anyway, kids are cheating/boosting and still calling it an achievement when they didn't even fulfil the criteria legit in the first place. The gaming world is so full of bullshitters and knobheads trying to better than everyone else.

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Comment #105 by Bob on
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 @ 05:17:36 AM
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Now if they could just change the rules to eliminate multiplayer achievements, to stop people spoiling games by just pratting round trying to get achievements instead of playing properly.

I like the way the ME3 cheevos have been done so you have the option to do them multiplayer or single player.

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Comment #106 by joely84
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 @ 10:25:57 AM
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I personally think this is a fantastic idea, there are some arcade games that are so huge that a tiny 200GS doesn't do it justice. Games like Bastion could be totally enhanced with extra G's.

A good question was posted earlier, does this increase WP7 games? Although their achievement cap has always been 20, with a 200GS.

It's be interesting if it did, although I doubt it will. Only time will tell.

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Comment #107 by GothamThugg18
Saturday, March 17, 2012 @ 10:49:11 AM
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I never understood why Call of Duty a 4 hour single player gets 1000 points yet an Arcade Game that is the same length or longer gets only 200 points.I admit I am a cheevos nut and love them, and the 200 point limit is the reason I have never bought an Arcade Game,I don't only play Games for cheevos but it sure does help me make my decision on not buying Arcade Games, It always should have been at least 600 points. for Arcade Games.

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