Xbox One revamps Achievements

Title Xbox One revamps Achievements
Author Nick Diamon
Posted in Games
When June 13, 2013

One of the things that Microsoft got right with their Xbox 360 system is the little popup and sound of getting an Achievement. Love them or hate them, that indicator is a direct ping to the human need for immediate positive feedback..

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Woohoo, more useless fucking spam in our games. Or as Tom calls it, "positive feedback".

Can't wait to be conditioned into watching the price is right or whatever the fuck for a gold star...

Uh, the article's written by Nick, not Tom. It's okay, common mistake.

"... human need for immediate positive feedback"

Are you sure you don't mean "Dependent Personality Disorder"?

I would turn off achievements if I could. Seriously, Microsoft, Steam, and Sony, give me a button to opt out of this stuff. Because it works too well on me.

For Steam you definitely can.

I like achievements but I hate this. I don't want to play games on someone elses' schedule.

Love the shirt!

Loving this. I'm not a true achievement whore, but I've put in my time with Hannah Montana and the like.

I... I think you might be in denial.