Reviews

Xbox One X will cost £449/$499

Phil Spencer has confirmed that the Xbox One X will cost £449/$499. All existing Xbox One accessories will work on the new Xbox One X, alongside all existing Xbox 360 backwards compatible titles and X...[Read More]

Microsoft E3 press conference roundup

We’ve been looking forward to this since the moment last year’s Microsoft E3 press conference ended, and finally, after months of rumours – including a bunch of predictions from our selves – it’s here...[Read More]

Assassin’s Creed Chronicles Russia review

Assassin’s Creed Chronicles concludes with Russia, a country in the midst of war. You play as Nikolai Orelov, an assassin loyal to the creed, but whose main concern is for the safety of his family. Du...[Read More]

Amazing Princess Sarah review

Amazing Princess Sarah is a call back to the games of my childhood, its 8 bit style and game design triggering memories of Castlevania, Megaman and Mario that have long remained dormant. Its simple st...[Read More]

Krinkle Krusher review

When I’m thinking of my most favourite games genre, Tower Defence sadly doesn’t feature too highly on that list. When I saw that Krinkle Krusher, by Brazilian developer; Ilusis Interactive Graphics, w...[Read More]

Fortified! review

Fortified! melds 1950s sci-fi with tower defence wonderfully. Alien saucers and a plethora of robots that wouldn’t look out of place in films such as Lost in Space and War of the Worlds, march f...[Read More]

Hyperdrive Massacre review

Hyperdrive Massacre offers a pick-up and play local multiplayer experience that’s ideal for relaxed fun with friends, yet has enough depth to entice you into mastering its mechanics for more competiti...[Read More]

LEGO Marvel’s Avengers review

The absolutely stunning Avengers film hit the silver screen in 2012 with immense critical success. What was surprising is that TT Games didn’t follow up the film’s release with their speci...[Read More]

Clockwork Tales: Of Glass and Ink review

Dr. Ambrose Ink, one of the greatest minds of the technical revolution, has been investigating a series of earthquakes which have been destroying the world’s cities in its wake. His research has...[Read More]

This War of Mine: The Little Ones review

There have been plenty of games about war, but they have almost always been from the perspective of the soldier – isn’t it about a time we played something from a civilian’s perspective? 11 bit studio...[Read More]

Sparkle 2 review

Remember those happy days in the playground playing marbles, making sure every shot counted, with the goal of staying alive and being champion, well welcome to Sparkle 2. You’re welcomed to the ...[Read More]

Oxenfree review

Oxenfree had me intrigued at the beginning, hooked after an hour and left me with a big smile on face as the credits began to roll. The game is a relatively short one, my first playthrough was around ...[Read More]

Albedo Eyes from Outer Space review

Z4GO is the man behind the reins of the latest Sci-fi thriller to hit Xbox One. Taking inspiration from 60s Sci-fi, Albedo Eyes from Outer Space is a peculiar game with some odd design direction but i...[Read More]

Nerd Psychology book review

Is ‘nerd’ merely a pejorative term, or is there more to it? Is ‘nerd’ just another word for a troll? Alexander Hinkley has made it his mission to explain what makes a nerd a ne...[Read More]

Rebel Galaxy review

Rebel Galaxy has a lot of personality. There’s character behind its art style; an aesthetic that’s visually pleasing, impressive, vibrant, and not at all based on reality. And indeed it’s this charact...[Read More]

G Prime: Into the Rain review

Usually when you start a new game, you have a bit of an idea on what it could be about and what type of experience you’ll have when you start playing it. With G Prime: Into the Rain, I was confused fr...[Read More]

Gemini: Heroes Reborn review

Set in the Heroes universe, Gemini Heroes Reborn puts you in the shoes of a young girl named Cassandra. The story begins with but a mere thread of a storyline – breaking into a dilapidated underground...[Read More]

Unepic review

Daniel is having a bad day. A very bad day. One minute he was with his friends drinking beer and playing Dungeons & Dragons, (albeit badly), and the next moment, while relieving himself in the toi...[Read More]

Resident Evil Zero HD Remaster review

The Resident Evil series’ evolution towards action hasn’t gone down well with long-time fans who enjoyed the much slower pace and scarier atmosphere of the original titles. Fortunately, however, the N...[Read More]

Hyper Void review

The humble shoot ‘em up has been a mainstay of the gaming catalogue since gaming was conceived. If you haven’t played a shoot ‘em up, then you’ve either only just picked up a controller, or you’ve bee...[Read More]

Beatsplosion for Kinect Review

I imagine that like me, most of you had a great Christmas. You probably got some great presents (and maybe some socks) and you probably ate and drank way too much. New Year came along and all of a sud...[Read More]

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Zen Pinball review

The latest pinball table pack from Zen Studios focuses on the latest Star Wars film, the Force Awakens, and delivers not one but two tables based on the blockbuster: Might of the First Orders and The ...[Read More]

The Banner Saga review

With its ‘choose your own adventure’ decision options, a Disney meets Don Bluth 2D art style, European medieval fantasy setting and intuitive yet tactically deep combat, The Banner Saga is primed to i...[Read More]

Assassin’s Creed Chronicles India review

Assassin’s Creed went in a new gameplay direction for its Chronicles series – a 2.5D platformer wrapped in Assassin’s Creed mechanics that played like a modern-day version of the original Prince of Pe...[Read More]

Lovely Planet review

Lovely Planet from QuickTequila and TinyBuild Games can best be described as a twitch shooter, but to limit it to such is to do it an injustice.  With a somewhat minimalistic story, it falls on the ot...[Read More]

Cubot: The Complexity of Simplicity review

Minimalistic, strong, vibrant graphic design makes Cubot a relaxing yet challenging puzzle game. Suited to smart phones, the cube puzzler works just as well on console and shouldn’t be dismissed just ...[Read More]

Chivalry: Medieval Warfare review

2015 has been the year of the remaster, some have been brilliant, bringing back games that deserved to entertain Xbox One fans new and old. There have also been some remastered that really felt like c...[Read More]

Xbox One Elite Controller review

SCUF has been one heck of a success story, producing modified controllers that allow gamers to keep their thumbs on the sticks while still having full control over the face button. A paddle system con...[Read More]

Baseball Riot Review

Baseball Riot has 10tons Ltd iterate on their already tried and tested formula of physics based puzzling.  You take on the role of Gabe Carpaccio who, after a baseball to the knee injury, is forced to...[Read More]

Starpoint Gemini 2 review

Space. The final frontier. Or so they say. We’ve seen the release of the legend that is Frontier: Dangerous in the last few months. Could Starpoint Gemini 2 hope to achieve what Braben’s space behemot...[Read More]

The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing review

The story of Van Helsing is a curious one. Originally created by Bram Stoker as the nemesis to the infamous vampire, Dracula, Van Helsing has gone from a mild-mannered doctor who liked the odd steak t...[Read More]

Just Cause 3 review

The spectacle of awesome destruction isn’t enough. Utterly destroying a military outpost, tearing down communication arrays, hacking anti-air installations, planting explosives on electrical relays an...[Read More]

Rainbow Six Siege review

Each game of Rainbow Six Siege is an intense battle of cat and mouse. Everyone holds his or her breath, wondering who will make the first move. Then, a distant explosion goes off as a breach charge br...[Read More]

Snoopy’s Grand Adventure review

If you have looking for games to by over the past few weeks you will have been spoilt for choice, Halo 5, Black Ops 3 and Assassins Creed Syndicate to name a few, if you looked closely though you will...[Read More]

Adventure Time: Finn and Jake Investigations review

When I heard that a brand new Adventure Time title was making its way to the Xbox One, I was beyond delighted and was even happier to hear that it was an adventure-puzzle game – one of my favour...[Read More]

Fallout 4 review

The wasteland is full of dangers, wonders and mystery. It’s powerfully compelling, practically longing to be explored. Moreover, exploration is profusely rewarding. Every nook and cranny hides a...[Read More]

Star Wars Battlefront review

Chances are that if you grew up with the original Star Wars Trilogy then you may have dreamt of being a character in a galaxy far, far away… playing Star Wars Battlefront is the closest you will get t...[Read More]

Rock Band 4 review

When I was a bit younger, I had aspirations. There were times when I thought I could be the best rock singer in the land. Then reality hit and what is arguably the country’s greatest undiscovere...[Read More]

TiX takes a look at the Fallout 4: Pip-Boy Edition

I’ve not seen a special edition cause as much of a stir as the Fallout 4 Pip-Boy Edition has, at least not for a while anyway. From the limited number available, the special extras for being one...[Read More]

Yasai Ninja review

Yasai ninja is abysmal. The slightest sliver of adequate variety and aesthetics is completely undone by a mass of poor level design, feckless combat, atrocious checkpoints, a combative camera, noticea...[Read More]