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TiX Podcast: Dissecting E3

Welcome to the This is Xbox Podcast. Join Greg Giddens, Steve Peacock and special guest Derek McRoberts for a new episode of the This is Xbox Podcast – episode 29 Dissecting E3. In this episode the trio discuss as many of the E3 announcements as they can remember, as well as some of the recent content to hit the TiX site, and they introduce their new site: This is VR. And of course thereR...

Gears of War Elite Controller now available for Pre-Order

The wonderful looking Gears of War 4 Elite Controller is now available for Pre-Order from Game and the Microsoft Store You can Purchase from the Microsoft Store here or from GAME here. Crush the competition with this limited-edition controller, featuring a gritty, battle-weathered design, arsenal of swappable components, and Hair Trigger Locks. Choose from a variety of Gears-themed thumbsticks, D-...

E3 – Behind the scenes with Thrustmaster

Michael Peterson, North American Marketing Director for Thrustmaster, gives us some insight on what it’s like to produce a booth at E3 and what it takes to survive such a huge show. As a dynamic and hyper productive marketing lead. He is no stranger to hard work and tenacity. E3 is one of the largest shows in the gaming industry and it is not for the faint of heart. But the excitement and re...

Thrustmaster – Day 1 at E3 2016

E3 Day 1 was filled with energy and excitement. Thrustmaster returned to E3 in a big way hitting the show floor at booth 2705 in the South Hall, with VR on flight and racing. Games like Project Cars and Elite Dangerous were on demo at their booth, showing off the latest advancements in Virtual Reality. Stay tuned for more footage from our friends over at Thrustmaster. You can also follow them on t...

Maximum games reveal exciting lineup

Maximum Games have announced their complete lineup of titles to be showcased during this year’s E3, including the extreme action snowboarding game, Mark McMorris Infinite Air, the motorcycle-based combat racing game, Road Rage, Troll & I, and adventure survival game & The Golf Club 2. Troll & I – PlayStation®4, Xbox One, PC – Early 2017 Troll & I is a game about adventure, su...

E3 showcases Sea Of Thieves gameplay footage

Ahoy their mateys, It’s been nearly a year since we first took lookout from the crows nest and gandered and what booty we could plunder from Rares up and coming pirate adventure Sea of Thieves. Well me hearty’s they are back in port once again at this years E3 to give us another taster of what being a pirate legend is really about. Not happy with just showcasing their new Cinematic Tra...

Just who is Mr. Shifty?

Slipping under the radar somewhat at E3 this year has been a curious game by the name of Mr. Shifty, which surprisingly isn’t a reference to our very own Greg. Mr. Shifty is being billed as a new kind of action game. This top-down title encourages you to stop creeping through the shadows and memorising security patterns. Ditch the fancy toys, be an expert thief and a master of infiltration. ...

We Happy Few lands E3 trailer

At TiX, we love E3. When it’s not making the site so busy that it makes Dave cry, it allows all manner of developers to showcase the stuff they’ve been working on and might be close to completion. Compulsion Games are one such studio. They’ve been busy, beavering happily away on their 1960’s utopian action title, We Happy Few for some months now. Over that time, Compulsion ...

E3 Microsoft Round-up Let’s Play

E3 is well and truly underway, with EA, Bethesda and Microsoft all delivering their conferences so far. And to follow up with our prediction videos we have the first of two round-up videos discussing what’s been announced so far. Join Greg Giddens and Neal Jarrett as they discuss the many announcements from E3 2016 so far, whilst playing Dead Rising 3’s Super Ultra Dead Rising 3 Arcade...

Ubisoft announces Steep

The final announcement from #UbiE3 was Steep, a mountain exploration/sport/social title. As well as exploring you can race down the mountains with all types of ski equipment, use GoPro views and even retrace your steps to create videos or send your friends challenges based on your route down. We have added the gameplay demo below. Steep will be available this Decemeber and there will be a beta to ...

It’s all about Survival in The Division’s next DLC

Tom Clancy’s The Division had a busy time at the Ubisoft E3 press conference yesterday. Opening with information on the pending DLC Underground, which will be available on the 28th June. In Underground you will fight under the streets of Manhatten for big prizes, the deeper you go the tougher it gets but the rewards are high and no instance is ever the same. It didn’t end there though ...

E3 2016 – Ubisoft shows us the wild side

E3 continues and the conference’s keep on coming, this time it was Ubisoft and one of the titles they made time to talk about was the new Ghost Recon game Wildlands. Frankly, it looks spectacular. A huge open world map with strategic freedom to approach a mission as you wish. You can play solo or co-op with four players as you make your way through the landscape taking down a cartel’s ...