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Full House Poker DLC & New Achievements Coming Next Week
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Poker fans, get those poker faces at the ready as Microsoft has announced the next season of Full House Poker’s Texas Heat will be heading your way next week with more achievements.

Players still looking to get those season 1 achievements will have their last chance today too, with Microsoft extending the Texas Heat spring season by one more day. That’s today, Saturday 28th May.

Starting on June 4th though, players will be able to delve into season 2 and earn an additional 50 Gamerscore over the summer.

So if you’re looking at maxing out the game, don’t forget to get those last few spring season achievements today, before the summer season kicks off next Saturday.

[Thanks Steven]


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Comment #1 by Turdboi
Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 10:11:49 AM
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Wicked can't wait for this to land :D

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Comment #2 by secretkaos187
Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 10:12:58 AM
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Is this game free?

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Comment #3 by Jackalus88
Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 10:13:30 AM
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I'd better hurry up and get those Spring achievements!

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Comment #4 by Turdboi
Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 10:14:45 AM
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@2 hope so cos I would hate to pay for this, especially if the only variant is a name change.

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Comment #5 by TheGrimAlbion
Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 10:18:07 AM
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It is 800 MSP, but the DLC has been free so far.

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Comment #6 by Hawkeye1691
Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 10:18:11 AM
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I don't want more DLC, I want them to fix the game.

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Comment #7 by Peeblo
Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 10:18:40 AM
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Sadly, I do not know how to play Poker. :(

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Comment #8 by Infomouse
Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 10:20:21 AM
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Here's hoping for non-glitched achievements this time 'round.

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Comment #9 by M1 Punk
Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 10:21:36 AM
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Any news on this game being released in Europe?

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Comment #10 by Kisushima
Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 10:22:30 AM
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So people pay 800MS points, and after a few months cannot earn the achievements? Well that certainly doesn't seem fair on the consumers!

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Comment #11 by Wicelow
Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 10:24:45 AM
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@#9 : it's already available in Europe (in France anyway, where are you ?)

The game has been out for like what ? 2 months ?
And they're already changing the "season"
So glad I did not grab this, felt like it will be another 1Vs100 crap... And it is ^^

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Comment #12 by ViperxSniper
Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 10:29:45 AM
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Thanks for the credit! Glad I could help contribute to the site.

OT: I am excited that Microsoft is still supporting this. Now I have a reason to play this game again. I am hoping they don't have another gold medal achievement but something is telling me that this will be the same as last time. Will add these to my achievement guide once they are released.

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Comment #13 by Skititlez
Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 10:36:53 AM
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Damn right they should extend season 1, seeing as how they promised people Texas Heat on Tuesday and didn't actually have any. Hoping they raise the level cap to 100.

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Comment #14 by MartyMcFly
Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 10:43:48 AM
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@11 - In case you didn't realize, the game's "seasons" go in accordance to the real life weather seasons. The spring season is ending as it lasted since the beginning of Spring in March.

Now the actual summer solstice is occurring soon, therefore they're changing over to the Texas Heat Summer schedule.

Just sayin'.

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Comment #15 by ViperxSniper
Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 10:57:07 AM
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@#10 - Not sure where you got that it is going to be 800 MP for it (the actual game itself cost 800 MP). They have not even said if it is free or will cost anything. My guess is that it will be free, considering the last one was free and the DLC is only available for a limited time.

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Comment #16 by Skititlez
Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 10:59:25 AM
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@15. It's free.

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Comment #17 by Double V 1986
Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 11:17:59 AM
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So next spring we can get the acheivements again

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Comment #18 by Mercutio111
Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 11:46:34 AM
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@17 I So hope you're right because I had set aside the other night the finish the cheevo but it messed up. Now it has been changed to tonight and I can't make it! What a load of crap...

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Comment #19 by imaidiot
Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 11:58:46 AM
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too bad I can't download the texas heat schedule for today...

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Comment #20 by asilent boom
Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 12:05:32 PM
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Nice, really looking forward to the Summer season.

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Comment #21 by Seiryu
Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 01:18:52 PM
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@#10 - The base game is 800MSP and has 200 gamerscore that can be gotten at any time. The DLC is free and adds 50 more gamerscore that can only be gotten during the Texas Heat season, and this new DLC will be the same way. It was made pretty clear that this would be how the game would be prior to it coming out, so anyone that is upset about the limited time availability of some of the achievements clearly didn't read up on it before they bought the game.

@#17 - Nope. The achievements specifically say "Spring 2011", not just Spring. If they do a Texas Heat season next Spring it would have new achievements.

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Comment #22 by Danny Dibo
Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 01:22:19 PM
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DLC in Arcade games is just kicking my ass...
I cant focus on new games, when I have to constantly go back and Re-Beat the games ive already finished.

Dont get me wrong, for some games I welcome new levels, and new challenges..
But lately, DLC has just been so tacky and it just feels like a money grub.

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Comment #23 by Dannyb0yUK
Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 01:35:37 PM
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@Peeblo - actually, it was playing this game that taught me how to play Poker. In that regard, I'd recommend it!

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Comment #24 by Jordbrett
Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 01:53:29 PM
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Does it have holdem? In the demo it was just draw.

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Comment #25 by aosiding
Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 02:02:21 PM
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This is going to end up just like 1 vs 100. I like how Microsoft breaks their own rules by making achievements unobtainable after a certain period, it makes absolutely no sense at all

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Comment #26 by MothproofKT
Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 02:05:32 PM
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@11 Its nothing like 1vs100! Its poker for a start and you have to pay to get the game. so alot less random people just mashing buttons as soon as the question ends for max points. It comes to my attention that only a person who doesnt play poker and simply wants access to free acheivments would troll this link and bad mouth it.

For one, Im glad theres going to be DLC, one more acheivment to get tonight before I have all the Spring ones so will be looking forward to the Summer season.

See you all on the felt ;)

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Comment #27 by asilent boom
Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 03:49:30 PM
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@24 This game only has hold'em, there is no draw on this poker game, don't know what you tried but it wasn't this game.

@25 Where did you hear or see that rule?

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Comment #28 by Geordie_Kebab
Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 04:36:47 PM
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What a load of bollocks. I bloody paid for the game and didnt even know they were time limited cheevo's. Fair enough if the game was free but not when you pay good money for it. What they gonna do next with full price disc games?? Oh you only have until ???? to get your full 1000 then you will forever have a none complete game sitting on your record. They should at least give the option to remove the non obtainable cheevo's from the game list.

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Comment #29 by asilent boom
Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 05:52:53 PM
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@28 You can still get the full 200GS in the game, that's what you paid for. The DLC was free and it was pretty obvious in the title that it had time limited achievements.

Where are most of you getting the idea there is some achievement "Bill of Rights"?

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Comment #30 by Skititlez
Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 05:57:32 PM
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People are just upset because even if they get "the full" 200 achievement points, their listing still shows 200/250+ and I get that. Also, people are upset because no matter what region you're in, Microsoft is advertising Texas Heat as a part of the full game without disclosing that the US, Canada, and UK (am I missing any countries?) are the only three countries that have access to this out of the full 36 countries XBOX Live is offered in. Nowhere in any of the product descriptions are they alerted that Texas Heat is not available.

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Comment #31 by Lukeweizer
Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 08:17:37 PM
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Too bad Texas Heat is boring as hell.

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Comment #32 by HELLuSINation
Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 08:18:46 PM
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kick ass. this is probably my most played XBLA game. already got 250/250. bring on 50 more!

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Comment #33 by Jerec84
Sunday, May 29, 2011 @ 01:49:10 AM
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Damn. My 200/250 is going to be 200/300? I still play Poker a fair bit, despite being level 50 and having done everything except the DLC I'm not allowed to have for some unknown reason. It would be nice to have a chance at this.

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Comment #34 by derSpu
Sunday, May 29, 2011 @ 10:48:38 AM
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You can add Germany to that list.

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Comment #35 by True Marvellous
Sunday, May 29, 2011 @ 04:21:14 PM
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Hoping the summer achievements are actually based on poker skill rather than there silly and quite frankly broken xp system.

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Comment #36 by verybadloser
Sunday, May 29, 2011 @ 05:22:30 PM
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be nice if skill was involved, but alas i doubt it

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Comment #37 by TheHuskyHideawy
Sunday, May 29, 2011 @ 07:53:34 PM
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Good to see them supporting their fans. Except the first season was NEVER released here and the additional 50GS is unobtainable, and I imagine this will be as well. Region exclusive achievements are not cool, it can't be that hard to share the love.

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Comment #38 by MulticronX
Monday, May 30, 2011 @ 12:58:16 AM
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Timed achievements are possibly the dumbest thing ever.

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Comment #39 by Fallout 330
Saturday, June 04, 2011 @ 10:28:15 AM
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