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What does the “new campaign” button do in Starcraft 2?

I've just finished the campaign and I'm thinking about redoing the campaign to see other options and all. And I was wandering what the "new campaign" button does. Does it erase my achievements ? ...
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Does Uncharted have trophies on the PS3?

I just played Uncharted: Drake's Fortune a couple months ago, and I noticed that it didn't have trophies. I looked online for more info, and I thought I read somewhere that they added them or ...
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How can I delete PS3 trophies?

The demo for Super Stardust HD added its trophy list to my PS3. I don't plan on buying that game and don't want to see its list of trophies for the rest of my life. Any way to delete them? Update: ...
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What are and how do I earn Feats of Strength in StarCraft 2

On the bottom of the achievements menu is an option for Feats of Strength. When I click this option, the window it brings up is entirely blank, but does have a drop down filter at the top. Are Feats ...
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How do I earn SC2's “Hurry up, it's raid night” achievement?

The "Hurry up, it's raid night" achievement in Starcraft 2 involves "beating Wings of Liberty, on normal, in 8 hours or less." Is there a recommended mission path to take? Which mission should I take ...
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Why do I not have any of the steam achievements for Borderlands?

I have multiple characters 30+, one of my characters has most of the in game achievements, I have played online and have a gamespy account. I have a legal copy (obviously), yet in steam profile for ...
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How do you get the Custom Game Novice achievement in Starcraft 2?

The Achievement is Exploration > Custom Game Novice. It reads Win 3 solo evenly matched Custom Games against any A.I. opponents. I have gone Single Player > Versus A.I > Play versus A.I. and beat ...
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Is there a way to get incomplete Guerrilla Actions back after a sector has been liberated in Red Faction: Guerrilla?

While playing Red Faction: Guerrilla I noticed that once you liberate a sector, all the incomplete Guerilla Actions apart from the Transporter and Demolition ones disappear. If I wanted to get the ...
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Do you keep campaign achievements earned during an unfinished mission in StarCraft 2?

Thus far every time I have earned a campaign achievement in StarCraft 2 I have also finished its associated campaign mission. This is fine when playing a mission for the first time but on subsequent ...
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How do I earn “No One Left Behind” with as few squadmates as possible?

In Mass Effect 2's conclusion, you finally go on the suicide mission, but despite the name, it is possible for everyone to survive. What I am looking for is a method to succeed (i.e., everyone ...
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Starcraft 2: Tips for the Path of Ascension challenge

I can't seen to find a way to get below 25 units lost in this challenge. In first part of the challenge I lose around 9-10 units. Second part is pretty ok, I lost 3-4 units there, but in 3rd part I ...
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Does adrenaline cause the in-game clock to slow down in Alien Swarm?

I'm currently gunning for the speed-run achievements in Alien Swarm, and as a result every second counts for the level completion time. It occured to me that it might be helpful to get through the ...
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What is a strategy to earn the best defense achievement in StarCraft 2?

I have been attempting to earn the Best Defense achievement in StarCraft 2. The Best Defense is an achievement earned during the third mission of the Wings of Liberty campaign: Zero Hour. The goal of ...
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What happens to my campaign progress if I uninstall StarCraft 2?

I need to repave my machine. I've made progress in the StarCraft 2 Wings of Liberty Campaign that I don't want to lose. I believe the achievements I've unlocked are tied to my battle.net account and ...
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How to get Full Speed Run trophy in Braid

I'm looking at getting the "Full Speed Run" trophy in Braid on PS3. The description of the trophy is: Did some kind of speed run through the game. So, two questions: Do I have to get all the ...
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What is the quick load achievement in Alien Swarm?

Today, after 3 hours of game, I gained Quick Load - Successfully perform a fast reload. but I really didn't understand what it is and how I got it. Can you explain me what to "perform a fast ...
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What is a good strategy for getting the “Level a charge” achievement?

Is there an easy way to get the Level a Charge achievement? The thing is to kill a Charger with melee it has to be done with exceptional coordination. I saw a video that 2 guys played a Versus ...
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Do I need to get all the Red Dead Redemption achievements to get 100%?

I just completed the single player portion of Red Dead Redemption but I am only around 95% complete. I have two Rank 10 tasks to complete (disarm 6 people with no reloads and kill the legendary bears ...
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Alien Swarm hacking

For the Circuit Breaker and Security Expert achievements, is it a matter of completing the hack within a certain time limit? If so, how does one know what the time limit is?
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Where can I see my GTA: IV achievements

I can't seem to find a list of my GTA:IV achievements anywhere. They are not visible in my steam client, nor can I find them from inside the game.
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Staying neutral at high levels in Fallout 3

Here's the scenario: I'm going after the neutral achievements for Fallout 3. I'm currently about halfway to leveling up again -- this time to 20, which would get me the next achievement. I'm trying ...
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Neutralize the Grox

In the game Spore, is there a non-cheat way to neutralize the Grox, whether by allying with them, utterly defeating them, or some other method?
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After the StarCraft 2 beta is over will achievements earned carry into the retail version? [closed]

I was lucky enough to accepted into the StarCraft 2 beta. I've earned a few achievements from normal game play. Some of the achievements are a bit harder to earn and will take effort. If those ...
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How to beat Snatch & Grab?

I'm down to my last Spec Ops mission to get Star 69: Snatch and Grab on Veteran. I can not for the life of me beat this. I've tried 2 player and solo. I've beaten it on easier levels. I've even ...
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How do XBox Live Achievements Work if You're Offline?

If you're offline when your game would normally assign you an achievement, what happens? Are you notified, and it syncs to your profile later when you are online? Do you just miss out on it?
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Is it possible to collect all experience potions in Trine at the first run?

I am playing Trine on PC (Steam version). Some achievements ask to collect all the Experience Potions in each level. Some of them seems really difficult/impossible to get to me. I am wondering if I ...
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How do I get the “Zergling Rush” achievement in StarCraft 2?

I'm trying to get a lot of the battle.net achievements, but some of them seem quite difficult. Specifically, "Zergling Rush" the 20 zerglings in 255 seconds achievement
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Can the Steam achievements be gained also offline?

If I play, for example, Plant vs Zombies or Toki Tori on Steam when I am offline, can I get achievements? Are these re-synchronized when Steam returns online?
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Can you use the Single Player mode on Team Fortress 2 to get Achievements?

There is now the option for one player mode, which is good for people to hone skills, and whatnot, but can you get achievements/drops in One Player? If so: how?
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Does a Mutation count as a campaign?

In left 4 dead 2, there's currently a mutation called Four Swordsmen, where you can only use a sword to play the level. I was wondering if finishing a level would award me the Confederacy Of Crunches ...
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Do Super Jumps count toward your total when in a race?

In Burnout Paradise, there are several progressions you can make in the game, such as smashing through shortcuts, finding super jumps, and driving through certain billboards. When you perform these ...
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How do you get the secret achievements in Valet Hero?

I have been playing the game Valet Hero for 6 months, but have (as of yet) failed to get any of the secret achievements. What are the secret achievements in Valet Hero?
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If I play Fallout 3 via Steam, will I still be able to obtain Live achievements?

Since Steam usually has it's own achievements system and there is no mention of it on the page of the game, is it still possible to obtain Live achievements, or are they not availble in the steam ...
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Secret achievements in Monkey Island: SE

Does anyone know what the secret achievements in Monkey Island: SE are, and how to get them? (I love Monkey Island, and was somewhat shocked to just now look at my achievements and see that not only ...
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What are the 25 ways to die in Crackdown 2?

In Crackdown 2 for the 360 there is an Xbox Live Achievement (possibly the same as a PS3 trophy) which requires you kill yourself in 25 different ways. Does anyone know the list?
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In Red Dead Redemption, can you still get the Spurred to Victory achievement if your horse dies?

The description says that I have to complete 20 story missions without switching to a new horse at a hitching post. If my horse dies, and I wait for a respawn, will it be considered a "new" horse? Or ...
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How can I get the 'Moustachio' achievements in Left 4 Dead 2?

There are two achievements related to 'Moustachio' in Left 4 Dead 2. These are the descriptions: Gong Show - Prove you are stronger than Moustachio. Stache Whacker - Prove you are faster than ...
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How to get the 'Guardin' Gnome' achievement in Left 4 Dead 2?

How can I get the 'Guardin' Gnome' achievement in Left 4 Dead 2? The text of the achievement is the following: Rescue Gnome Chompski from the Carnival. So I suppose it has to be done in the ...
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'Messer Sandman' and 'Sweeper' achievements in Assassin's Creed 2

I've been trying to get the 'Messer Sandman' (Stun 4 guards at once by throwing sand in their face) and 'Sweeper' (Sweep 5 guards at once by using a Long Weapon) achievements for a while and just ...
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How to get bullet penetration kills in MW2?

What do you have to do to get a bullet penetration kill in MW2? I've been stuck trying to complete the extended mags challenges because I'm not getting the penetration kills required.
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Hard mode and challenge mode trophies on same play-through in R&C:A Crack In Time?

Is it possible to get the "Q-Force Champion" trophy (for completing the game on hard) during a challenge mode play-through? I completed the game on medium difficulty, and it gave me the trophies ...
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“Under the Radar” achievement in GTA4?

Under which bridges do I have to fly to get the "Under the Radar" achievement in GTA4?
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How can I check which coop missions I have gold medal in Red Dead Redemption?

In the coop missions from the "Outlaws To The End" DLC.
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How do I recover lost achievements?

A few weeks ago my cousin recovered his Gamertag on my Xbox 360 because we were playing Xplosion Man at my place and he wanted to get the achievements. Some time after, he started playing Red Dead ...
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Getting the $1T and $10T achievements in Mafia Wars

Are there any tricks to getting the "That's with a 'T'" and "Nest Egg" ($1T and $10T) Achievements in Mafia Wars on Facebook? Or do you just have to play for a very long time?
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If I play Left 4 Dead 2 through Steam, will I still get Live achievements for it?

Since Steam has it's own achievements for the game, do they replace the Live ones or can I earn both?
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How can I obtain Steam achievements in Torchlight after “finishing” the main story?

I finished the main story of Torchlight way before Steam introduced achievements. Now I have my Level 50 character and am doing quests. Is the only way to get some of the achievements (such as "Over ...