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Points>Life: Collect-a-thon!


Each week, X3F tips gamers to the tricks of the trade of Achievement hording in Points>Life. Every week a new achievement is unlocked to help you continue your unhealthy obsession with the Xbox 360 meta-game.

Throughout the ages in the world of game design, the idea of collecting random items was developed to artificially extend the life of a game. Why only include a five-hour campaign when you can stuff that length with two hours worth of collecting junk, right? Until the advent of the Xbox 360 such collect-a-thons had no business in our games, but for those of us addicted to Achievement Points it has become a necessary evil in our war to 1000 points.

This week in Points>Life we're taking a look at some recent offenders on the Xbox 360 and attempt to show you where all those knickknacks, trinkets and gems are hidden. Sit back, it's going to be a bumpy and boring ride to Collect-a-Thon city!


Condemned 2: Bloodshot
Released: March 11/08

Lost Items: Antennas, Emitters & Forensics
Achievement Reward: 50GS

Item and Response Guide | Forensics Guide
Video Walkthroughs


Assassin's Creed
Release: November 17/07

Lost Items: Flags & High Points
Achievement Reward: 130GS

Complete Guide with Location Maps



Grand Theft Auto IV
Release: April 29/08

Lost Items: Pigeons
Achievement Reward: 50GS

Complete Pigeons Location Guide/Video



Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Release: November 06/07

Lost Items: Intel
Achievement Reward: 40GS

Intel Location Guide/Video



Army of Two
Released: March 06/08

Lost Items: 14 Briefcases
Achievement Reward: 40GS

Briefcase Location Guide
Video Walkthrough


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