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!

No holds are barred in the new Wolfenstein II launch trailer

The launch of Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus is just around the corner and to heighten the anticipation, the guys and gals at Bethesda have unveiled the launch trailer – which includes quite the cameo towards the end… Warning. No holds are barred with the language and the violence looks just as edgy. By the looks of this trailer, The New Colossus will elevate the series higher than The New Order...

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Rogue Trooper Redux review

Ten years have passed since Rogue Trooper originally graced our screens, now he is back and in Redux glory, which includes HD visuals, a new cover system and reworked controls. Starting out as part of a larger squad, Rogue is a GI – Genetic Infantryman – bred to fight and survive in the most hostile of environments, which in this game is the planet of Nu-Earth. His enemy… the Norts.  Unfortunately...

Assassin’s Creed Origins gets live with new trailer

Who is excited for the new Assassin’s Creed? I certainly am and this new trailer isn’t helping my excitement levels – even more so in that it’s a live action trailer, which Ubisoft produce so brilliantly. Directed by Daniel Wolfe, “I Am” tells the birth of a myth, of an idea transcending men, armies and countries. Roll on October 27. Nothing is True. Everything is permitted.

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Yakuza Kiwami review (PS4)

Yakuza Kiwami retells the story of how the series began in all the beautiful pixels that the PS4 can deliver. Yes, Yakuza Kiwami is a remake, so all gameplay issues remain from its original PlayStation 2 outing. I say issues… I mean this in that gaming has moved on a long way since 2005. It’s surprising just how much has changed over the years and by retreading old ground with remakes, you can see...

Brazilian developers Garage227 shine up for an October launch

The Wall-E meets Oddworld action adventure will finally land on Xbox One on October 11. Developed by Brazilian outfit, Garage227, SHINY pits you as a tiny robot trying to flee a dying planet. While jumping, flying and sliding away from danger, the platforming mechanics also throw in friendly NPCs that need rescuing as you run for your tiny little robot life – the challenge – your energy depletes a...

Ghost War arrives in early October

Lock and load Ghosts, Wildlands’ PvP launches on October 10 as a free update. The 4 vs. 4 tactical mode was briefly trialled as a stand-alone beta download that was available to anyone who downloaded it. Built from Assault, Marksman and Support roles there are twelve classes to select from. Teams engage in pure deathmatch modes, where the key to success is working together as a tactical team...

Dan Romer scores with Far Cry 5

The musical score of a video game is as powerful as the action that unfolds on screen and Ubisoft have shown their appreciation and understanding of this by selecting Dan Romer as the composer for their upcoming Montana romp – Far Cry 5. The award-winning music producer, songwriter and film composer has a whole host of accolades under his belt – including topping the music charts and being nominat...

Call of Duty WWII unloads a story trailer

Call of Duty®: WWII tells the story of Private Ronald “Red” Daniels, a young recruit in the U.S. First Infantry Division who experiences combat for the first time on D-Day, one of the largest amphibious assaults in history. After surviving the beaches of Normandy, Red and his squad will fight their way across Europe, engaging the enemy in iconic battle locations such as the Hürtgen Forest and the ...

Cross-platform play between Xbox and PlayStation finally launches

This generation of consoles has left little to fight over with many of the gaming audience deciding on platform choice by loyalty, variety of exclusives or the platform that their friends are playing on – so why don’t PlayStation and Microsoft play nicely and let us all play together via cross-platform? While it may be a long road ahead for full cross-platform play, a huge step has been made...

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The Lost Bear review (PSVR)

Developed and produced by Manchester based independent team, Odd Bug Studio – formed by ex-students of Norwich University of the Arts – The Lost Bear is a side scrolling platformer for PSVR. The stage is quite literally set. Seated in front of a stage with harmonious acoustic guitar rifting in the background. Specs of light float past as you sit in the wood waiting for the show to begin. As the cu...

Ghost Recon Wildlands heads into open beta for Ghost War

4v4 PvP is coming to Ghost Recon Wildlands and I’m getting serious Rainbow Six Vegas PvP vibes from the trailer below. Rather than just launch the new mode, which will be a free update, Ubisoft want to trial Ghost War in open beta from September 21-25 – which is a bit annoying being that EGX will be on at this time. The stand-alone beta can be pre-loaded from 19 September and won’t imp...

Ubisoft unveil their EGX line-up

Ubisoft have unveiled what they have in store for EGX attendees, which is being held at Birmingham’s NEC between 21-24 September. As you would expect, Assassin’s Creed Origins will be at the show and available to play on Xbox One and PC. Far Cry 5 and South Park: The Fractured but Whole will also be playable, but the platform hasn’t been confirmed although if I was a gambling man...