Instances, raids, and epic loot have all become a staple of today's MMOs. But no single feature has taken this category by storm like achievements. Today's newsletter looks at the many forms achievements take: some traditional, some XBLA style, and some fairly obscure.

We'll also look at the downside of achievement overload and what might be done to slow down the rat race in Loading... Achievement Overload.

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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2016

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Jeff's interest in online games stretches back to organizing neighborhood Unreal tournaments as a teenager, but when a college roommate introduced him to EverQuest, an interest became an obsession. Jeff joined the Ten Ton Hammer team in 2004 covering EverQuest II, and he's had his hands on just about every PC online and multiplayer game since.