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Most Anticipated Games of the Year 2018

New game plus is activated, it is now +2018. Happy New Game Plus to you all. Following on from TiX’s 2017 Game of the Year, we’d like to present our Most Anticipated Game 2018. The staff here at TiX w...[Read More]

TiX’s GOTY 2017

Ever since TiX went multiplatform this year, it was clear that one game would shoot right into some of the teams GOTY lists for 2017. I mentioned in my nominations that the chances are this would have...[Read More]

Dave’s GOTY 2017

This year has been a weird one for me, I’ve started a lot of games and not finished as many as I should have done. Luckily, I have played some fantastic titles. 5th – Injustice 2 I’m by no means...[Read More]

Rich’s GOTY

It’s hard not to let my fanboy enthusiasm get in the way of my GOTY choice this year – and I do love Assassins Creed. It started slowly with the game asking many questions as to whether it is a ‘true’...[Read More]

John’s GOTY 2017

Game of the Year talk is, oddly enough, a year-round topic. I remember early on in 2017, March time, I remember saying to a few friends that I believed that Horizon: Zero Dawn wouldn’t be better...[Read More]

Simon’s GOTY 2017

With 2018 nearly upon us, before embracing the new, it’s time to take a look back at 2017 and more specifically, what were my games of the year. So, with no further ado, in reverse order, I give...[Read More]

Ady’s GOTY 2017

I joined TiX earlier in 2017, so that makes this my first ever Game Of the Year post as a (part-time) bona-fide games reviewer. I always thought this decision would be awful, but in this case my GOTY ...[Read More]

Greg’s GOTY 2017

No one sets out to make a bad game, yet it happens anyway. Things go wrong during development, the scope out weights the team’s efforts, the fun is lost somewhere down the line, or a myriad of other i...[Read More]

TiX podcast special: State of the Industry 2017

Welcome to a new episode of the TiX Podcast, a special episode celebrating 2017. Join Greg Giddens and Neale Jarrat as they discuss their highlights from the year in terms of games, explore the new ha...[Read More]

Interview: James Cox of YoYo Games about GameMaker Studio 2

Game development has always been an ambition for the curious, creative gamer. Playing and experiencing these interactive stories and adventures can spark the passion to create them yourself, and now, ...[Read More]

WIN: Star Trek Online Season 14 Starter Packs

The latest update for Star Trek Online Season 14 – Emergence is now live on Xbox One and PlayStation 4! To celebrate the launch of this new update, we’re teaming up with Perfect World Entertainment an...[Read More]

Xbox One X Enhanced games

Here is the current list of Xbox One X Enhanced games  – We’ll continue to list titles as they come in. Xbox One X Enhanced Games – What does it mean? Xbox One X Enhanced games means...[Read More]

Xbox One X – First up is…?

We have had the Xbox One X for a few days now, we’ll some of us have, we asked the team what the first game they played was: Adrian Wolfenstien 2, purely because I am part way through the review, so t...[Read More]

Strategy games we’d like to see on console

Consoles are no longer the lesser machines in the gaming hardware race. They are no longer the platform games are ported to, but are instead more commonly the ones games are ported from. They are no l...[Read More]

Introducing… Rob’s Bangers!!

Here at TiX we are all music fans, some of us have questionable taste in music (I’m looking at Dave there!) but most all of us enjoy the pleasure of a good banger every now and then. Now that Sp...[Read More]

TiX @ EGX – Day 3 Review

Before we start on the final day of my adventures at EGX, I want to just cover off the final two hours of Day Two. The crowds seemed to dissipate at around 4pm, and all of a sudden the queues were bec...[Read More]

TiX @ EGX – Day 2 Review

I had a decision to make when the doors opened on day two of EGX. I knew the queues would be longer on a Friday. The decision was what to go for first. The longest queues on Day One were for Shadow Of...[Read More]

Tix @ EGX 2017 – Day 1 review

Thursday 21st September saw EGX open it’s doors to the masses, and with Xbox, Playstation and Nintendo all coming to the party with the biggest stands I have seen in my 5 years attending, it loo...[Read More]

Ode to Destiny: How one game captured the hearts of many

Three years ago, this very week, you came into our home, With promises of friends and foes, of fantasies and woe. With much deliberation, I took my time to choose, The Titan would be my class, I felt,...[Read More]

How the Raid Virgins in Destiny changed me as a Gamer

When Destiny was first announced I wasn’t that intrigued. A new, space shooter from the creators of Halo? Surely that should be something I should have been immensely excited for? Well, hereR...[Read More]

TiX Talks – Interview with Codemasters F1 2017 Creative Director – Lee Mather

F1 2017 from Codemasters is due for release on 25th August 2017. At the launch event last week in London, TiX was lucky enough to interview the franchise’s Creative Director, Lee Mather. TiX ...[Read More]

Daughter Channels Loss as an Inspiration for Life is Strange: Before the Storm’s Emotionally Charged Soundtrack

As someone who connects with music – game and film soundtracks in particular – the latest video from Daughter and Life is Strange: Before the Storm gives me positive vibrations for the upc...[Read More]

Interview: Andrew Bennison from Prospect games

I got a chance to speak with Andrew Bennison from Prospect games, the lead designer behind unbox, about his experience as an indie developer he was a very interesting person to speak to with some insi...[Read More]

Win with TiX: Gigantic Founders Pack

Thanks to our Friends at Perfect World Entertainment, we have some Gigantic Founders Packs to give away! All you need to do is enter below – The Competition ends on Sunday 6th August – We&...[Read More]

TiX Podcast S1E3 Game on Trial

Welcome to the new This is Xbox Podcast. Join Damien Ashley and Adrian Garlike for a new episode of the This is Xbox Podcast. In this episode Damien and Adrian put the high street retailer Game on tri...[Read More]

TiX Podcast S1E2 Post-E3 2017

Welcome to the new This is Xbox Podcast. Join Greg Giddens and Damien Ashley for a new episode of the This is Xbox Podcast. This episode follows on from the last show and discusses what was shown and ...[Read More]

TiX Podcast S1E1 E3 2017

Welcome to the new This is Xbox Podcast. Join Greg Giddens, Damien Ashley and Adrian Garlike for a new season of the This is Xbox Podcast. This episode is the first in a new format for the TiX Podcast...[Read More]

Soundcloud is coming to Xbox One, Win 10 beta starts today

SoundCloud is heading to the Xbox One with a brand new app on Xbox One. Gaming-fans can visit the Xbox App Store, download the app, log-in to and easily begin listening to millions of songs or podcast...[Read More]

Win! A customised SCUF Elite Controller

COMPETITION CLOSED! Congrats ‘Debz’! You won, we’ll be contacting you soon! We all love winning things right? Well how about winning a SCUF Elite Controller, customised just how you ...[Read More]

Our latest videos as of 5th March

We’re striving to create more video content, and this week has seen a whopping six pieces come out. If you missed them on our YouTube channel then don’t fear, because you can also find the...[Read More]

TiX’s Stream Team

We love a good piece of video content on TiX and we’ve been putting together a team of video creators and streamers too. You can find us on Beam, YouTube and Twitch. All of our details across th...[Read More]

Dave is a terrible firefighter

We all wanted to drive Fire Engines when we were younger, right? Well now thanks to Firefighters the Simulation you can. Check out our video above as Dave begins his journey to firefighter greatness, ...[Read More]

Watch Greg get angry playing 8Days

No one likes to see an angry Greg (well, sometimes we do), but no one expected that he’d get this angry playing games. Watch above as G dies a lot playing 8Days, the dual stick shooter in which ...[Read More]

Halo Wars 2 preview

It’s a cold and frosty morning in South-West London and I’m preparing for war, I’m put onto a shuttle bus and driven to the location of the operation, I think I’m ready (I’m not really) but ther...[Read More]

Interview: Martin Wahlund of Fatshark about Vermintide

We here at TiX Towers are big fans of Warhammer: The End Times – Vermintide, Scoring it a whopping 9/10 in our review. Our Senior Editor, Greg Giddens, is a fan of not only the game but also the...[Read More]

The 12 Days of TiXmas – Racing Game of the Year

So here we are, only a day before the dude in red treats us with games, consoles, headsets and alcohol, but for now let’s talk about Racing Game of the Year! This one was pretty simple, so congr...[Read More]

How Xbox One is growing up

There’s no doubt that it’s been a great year for Xbox One and for the gamers who get their thrills playing it. For a start there was June’s announcement of the new, slimline Xbox One S and then there ...[Read More]

HDR Gaming on Xbox One

One of the most lauded features of the 4K revolution, HDR (or High Dynamic Range), has hit Gears of War 4 this week, joining Forza Horizon 3, NBA 2K17, and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. Whilst typically a...[Read More]

LucidSound LS20 Headset review

As we all know gaming headsets are big business and can set you back hundreds of pounds, so I’m always on the lookout for something a bit more in my price range but offering the quality and vers...[Read More]

Recipe for the perfect game

Games are hugely diverse and expansive, which is why they’ve become such a popular entertainment medium. But with such a vast choice of genres, cooking one up from scratch and ensuring the meal is del...[Read More]

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