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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 want it? Thanks to our friends at SCUF, you can! We’re big fans of the controller as you can see from our review. But how do I win? I hear you cry, simple! Add a comment below telling us what ga...

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 them embedded below. Greg gets angry again, this time with Resident Evil 7 on Madhouse difficulty: Our Thursday stream on Beam has been uploaded in its entirety on YouTube for all to see: Rob’s bee...

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 the different channels can be found below. ThisIsXbox – Our Main Account, we’ll always try to host one of the team’s channels here. TiXDave TiXRobMafia Netgem21 Njoi Giddens

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, or not. Keep an eye out for our review in the coming days for our review.  

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 you play as an expendable mercenary. There is lots of swearing so, you might want earphones… Have you subscribed to our YouTube channel yet? Maybe you should!

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 there is no going back now. I’m excited, I’m nervous but I’m all set to fight, with an Xbox One controller in my hand I begin my Halo Wars 2 experience. It’s been 8 years since Halo Wars graced the Xbox 3...

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 Warhammer table top games that inspired it, and he was fortunate enough to interview developer Fatshark’s CEO, Martin Wahlund, about their Skaven slaying multiplayer title. The interview took p...

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 congratulations to Forza Horizon 3! Playground Games have somehow managed to keep the third version of the Horizon games fresh and simply stunning to look at. Check out our video (and my awesome driving) t...

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 were all the great games that have been released this year. For example there’s been the launch of those perennial favourites, FIFA 17 and Pro Evo Soccer. There have also been the stunning new version...

HDR Gaming on Xbox One

One of the most 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 associated with UHD Blu-ray titles, HDR enables your TV to go beyond conventional 8-bit processing into 10-bit. Those conventional 8-bit images we’ve been enjoying up to now can deliver 256 ...

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 versatility of a top end headset. So I was super excited to be allowed to try out the new LucidSound LS20 Amplified Universal Gaming Headset. Reading the literature enclosed with the headset I was amazed ...

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 delectable is a mammoth task. Fear not though, the recipe for gaming perfection is mere sentences away, and it will guide you fully in the preparation, cooking and serving of a most delightful meal. Shal...