Archive - Overachiever
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Overachiever is the Outside Xbox show in which we pit ourselves against the toughest achievements the Xbox 360 has to offer. This week, we're attempting the mighty Heartbreaker achievement from Bioshock Infinite, which tasks you with killing a Handyman by shooting him solely in his tiny, hard-to-shoot heart for 50G. This is going to be tricky.
Welcome to Overachiever, a new Outside Xbox show in which we take on the Xbox 360's toughest achievements. This week we pit ourselves against Liberty City's finest as we attempt to score GTA IV's One Man Army achievement, for surviving for five minutes with a six-star wanted level.
Resident Evil Revelations HD's The Pool Is Open achievement gets you 5G for taking Jill Valentine for a swim. Easy. Except the swimming pool is full of soupy green water and barnacled monster flesh, and Jill is having none of it. Get that pool sparkling clean with our achievement guide for The Pool is Open.
Here are three fun Achievements to nab early in Crysis 3: White Rider, Bang For The Buck and Arrow To The Knee. Join us for surfing, deer explosions and knee injuries in our video Achievement guides for each.
Aliens: Colonial Marines is short on neither problems or references to the movie Aliens. Here's how to find Newt's doll head in Mission 5: The Raven for the Mostly Come At Night... Achievement, worth 20 gamerscore.
Get a head start on 1000G-ing Dead Space 3 with these video guides to the secret achievements Weedkiller and Under a Buck, along with a video guide to the location of Peng. You'll need to find the latter for Dead Space 3's There's Always Peng achievement, worth a chunky 50 gamerscore.
Collect all 21 hidden keys in DmC Devil May Cry with this handy key locations guide and say goodbye to shameful Ds in your end-of-mission collectibles ranking.
Actor Christopher Mintz-Plasse, widely known as Superbad's McLovin, makes for a grim easter egg in Far Cry 3. He's also the object of its cryptic Say Hi to the Internet achievement, worth 10g, which requires you to "find the lost Hollywood star". You can find him on the beach, northwest of Broken Neck Home outpost, as shown in the video guide above.
Call of Duty: Black Ops II is upon us, and in its multiplayer arsenal of near-future guns are some good matches for your favourite weapons from Modern Warfare 3.
So if, like us, you fear change and want to make the transition from Modern Warfare 3 to Black Ops II multiplayer with the closest match to the ACR, SCAR-L, UMP45, MK-14, TYPE 95, STRIKER or MP7, you've come to the right video. Watch on for their nearest equivalents in Black Ops II, plus a few tips on the new attachments and wildcards.
As you step into the MJOLNIR boots of Master Chief and wade into Halo 4's single-player campaign, don't miss these easy, early achievements. No-fuss gamerscore awaits!
Dishonored is generous with its mission-based achievements, but if you really want to boost your gamescore while prowling your way around Dunwall, you need to go a little bit out of your way. And also murder loads of people in their sleep.
I'm a big fan of Joe Danger. I know, I keep it quiet, right? One reason the game is so addictive is the leaderboard competition you get into with your friends. Here your score is king, and anyone who isn't in the top 10 in the world may as well UNINSTALL THE GAME AND GO HOME AND I'm sorry, I'm sorry, I'm working on this.
We've always loved Rock Band, but the addition of more and more plastic instruments to our lives means we're now at the point where we only wheel out the whole kaboodle during house parties. Rock Band Blitz gives us the opportunity to rinse through our enormous back catalogue of DLC tunes using a convenient controller.
The Left 4 Dead 2 downloadable content Cold Stream adds a new campaign to Valve's first-person zombie run-away-frommer.
The finale, Cut-throat Creek, corrals you down a narrow stream in an extended gauntlet event with more tanks, chargers and hunters than you can shake a bloody chainsaw at. It's a special infected reunion party, and you're the guest of honour.
I love Tony Hawk. Not the man himself, although he seems lovely and is extremely good at skateboarding, but the series of games in which you perform a series of impossible skateboarding moves to an eclectic soundtrack of rock, punk and hip hop music, before finishing with a lip trick on the Queen's head.
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