Rich Berry

I've been gaming for longer than I care to remember and spent four years writing for another XCN website leading a 10 strong team. Now I'm in charge of TiX alongside Dave Moran – I hope you enjoy what we do!

Rainbow Six Siege’s Operation Health rolls out its first update

Ubisoft have been conducting a bit of housekeeping in the form of Operation Health. Implemented to balance the game by routing out exploits like manipulating the environment or getting a cheeky kill as the attackers spawn in. Team TiX are particularly happy to see Glaz getting some attention and nerfed slightly – Dave was far too deadly with a sniper before they added that horrid sight that outlin...

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Tekken 7 review

Everyone has a Tekken story, whether that’s a tale from the first game, playing Tekken Bowl or laughing at the many ‘button mashing’ Tekken memes that have spawned over the years. For me the release of Tekken 7 brings back memories of crowding around a PlayStation with some mates for an afternoon of winner stays on. Tekken brings out the unexpected when fighting with friends – guaranteed to includ...

ASTRO Gaming announce new headset lineup

ASTRO Gaming have continually tweaked their headset formula to keep bringing gamers the best and up-to-date tech in their line of A40 and A50 gaming headphones, but now they’ve decided to set their sights on those looking to drop considerably less dollar on a headset for their gaming platform of choice.     The ASTRO A10 is compatible with the whole Xbox One family of consoles and ...

Jumps Stars hops onto Xbox One today

There is something to jump about on Xbox One today – Curve Digital’s Jump Stars is out now and the competitive local co-op game looks like there’s plenty to get jumped pumped for, just take a look at the brand new trailer below:

New Halo game to be announced at E3?

Earlier today a GAME branded piece of Xbox One artwork appeared to reveal a new Halo game – not Halo 6 – but a game that might be similar to Reach or ODST, something I myself have predicted for a reveal at E3. The game in question is Halo Gravemind, but the tweet was quickly debunked by the man of Halo himself, Frank O’Connor. The thing is Frank, we know you’ve thrown a boomerang at us...

Two unannounced games feature at EA PLAY?

EA promise to unveil eight games during their EA PLAY event. The titles included are Star Wars Battlefront II, FIFA 18, Madden NFL 18, NBA LIVE 18, Need for Speed Payback and new DLC for Battlefield 1. For those keeping count, that’s six titles – yet EA promise a first look at eight titles – immediately after the stream, an extended broadcast will feature Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes so could ...

Turtle Beach reveal their E3 lineup

E3 isn’t just about all the new sparkly games and console systems, the folks behind your favourite hardware brands will also be peddling their wares and Turtle Beach have unveiled their E3 hand early. Not wanting to waste any time, Turtle Beach have unveiled the first headsets designed specifically for Xbox’s Project Scorpio.   So what’s new? Other than making full use of Mi...

Project Cars 2 hits the street this September

The cars are prepped and the engines are revving – E3 is just around the corner and Project Cars 2 is playable at the Bandai Namco Entertainment Booth and the team have unveiled the E3 trailer, fresh from the garage. The sequel to the is due off the starting grid for a worldwide release on September 22, 2017.

Return to Albion with Fable Fortunes

Lionhead Studios may well have ceased, but Fable lives in within the hearts of Flaming Fowl and Mediatonic, who are releasing Fable Fortune – a collectible card game based in the world of Albion. Releasing July 11 on Xbox One and PC, Fable Fortune features six heroes each with their own powers and cards. Best of all is that the devs are based her in good ol Blighty, so expect the same crazy chicke...

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The Town of Light review

With memories of The Park still ringing in my ears, there was no way I was going to miss out on getting my hands on The Town of Light, a stark look into the treatment of mental health patients at Ospedale Psichiatrico di Volterra – a risky topic to address – but one that Italian developer LKA.it has handled sensitively. The narrative of The Town of Light is superbly crafted and excellently deliver...

The Horde rises in the next Gears 4 patch

Coming June 6, Gears of War 4 is getting its largest patch to date, Rise of the Horde, which includes a free 10 hour trial so you will have no excuse not to give it a go. The trial is available from June 9-15 and includes the entire first Act, full access to Horde and multiplayer, so fill you boots with 10 hours of free Gears of War 4 goriness. The main focus of the patch is to give Horde mode a b...

Far Cry 5 welcomes you to ‘Hope County’

Last week, Ubisoft announced a string of upcoming titles to their portfolio – and as expected – a new Far Cry was in the mix. Set in America, the full reveal will be shown off this Friday, 26th May. For now, check out the teaser trailers below, which gives the location of Hope County as Montana. The four teaser vignettes that are hosted on Ubisoft’s YouTube channel are all branded with the P...