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LEGO Worlds review

As any parent will tell you, LEGO gets everywhere, in your shoes, under rugs and right into the soles of your feet. It’s also all over my Xbox One, Stars Wars, Jurassic Park, Batman, Harry Potter and now, LEGO Worlds has joined our collection. At last a game just about the blocks rather than the franchise, but is it any good? At a first glance you’ll think it’s a Minecraft clone, which...

Table Top Racing World Tour review

The idea of tiny cars racing around a real world environment isn’t a new one. Micro Machines was probably one of the first way back in 1991.  Table Top Racing World Tour puts us right back into the action with an added sense of nostalgia, after all, it doesn’t seem that long ago since I was racing toy cars around the ketchup at the dinner table. Table Top Racing World Tour has been aro...

Ghost Recon Wildlands review

Ghost Recon Wildlands made some bold claims when it debuted with an exciting trailer promising lots of action and adventure. Can Ubisoft deliver on these promises? Read on to see how team Blue on Blue got on with the wilds of Bolivia. I’ve fond memories of playing the original Ghost Recon games. That same excitement was captured in last year’s E3 trailer – the team all brimming with collecti...

Torment: Tides of Numenera review

In 1999 Planescape Torment took critics by storms, with its story focused roleplaying creating an experience that was more about lore and dialogue than combat and action. This critical success didn’t translate to a commercial one, but the multiverse shenanigans of this Dungeon & Dragons based campaign still won over enough to become a cult classic. Torment: Tides of Numenera is a spiritual suc...

Vertical Drop Heroes HD review

It’s been a long time since I sat in front of a PC, loaded up a web browser and played a Flash game. Things have moved on a lot since those days and unfortunately some of these gems aren’t getting the traffic they used to. Vertical Drop Heroes HD, however, has ascended from Flash game to console game, and is impressively the brain child of just one man. Like most games of this type, re...

Chime Sharp review

The original Chime made the art of creation a simple and serene matter. The music puzzle game was a wonderful source of distraction and ultimately proved to be a lot of fun despite limited content. Chime Sharp maintains what made the original great and ups the content significantly, becoming a marvelously compelling puzzler. Chime Sharp has a slightly different take on the block placing puzzle gam...

A Pixel Story review

I know I bang on about how good the games of yesteryear were. How they concentrated on gameplay puzzle mechanics more than just fancy graphics. I get that it could become repetitive and that you might be sick of hearing me compare every title I see to something that I may have played umpteen years ago on some long shelved platform. I get that, I do, but… A Pixel Story. It’s almost written in the s...

Firefighters the Simulation review

At some point in everyone life, it’s likely you wanted to drive a Fire Engine, be a fireman or like Greg, watch things burn. It’s also like that most of us aren’t firefighters in real life. Thanks to Firefighters The Simulation you can get an insight into the world of fighting fires, dealing with oil spills, escorting nuclear waste and dealing with more oil spills. Simulation games tend to s...

Riptide GP: Renegade review

High powered water sports aren’t the most covered topic when it comes to the gaming market. That being said though when the subject is addressed, it is done extremely well. I give you Riptide GP: Renegade. Vector Unit (which is an awesome name by itself) have polished up what was in my opinion already a success. Back in January 2015 our very own Phil Kowalski reviewed Riptide GP2 and gave it...

We’re looking for reviewers

Do you have an Xbox One and fancy the idea of reviewing games for us? Then we very much want to hear from you. We are currently looking for passionate writers to join our little team, helping us provide great content and timely reviews. It’s voluntary work – we work for nothing at TiX – but you’ll get great experience writing as part of a dedicated team, exposure as a write...

Phil Spencer announces Xbox Game Pass

Head of Xbox, Phil Spencer has just announced a brand new service, Xbox Game Pass. Today, we’re continuing our commitment to give you more options to diversify and expand your library of games with Xbox Game Pass, a new gaming subscription service coming later this spring. Xbox Game Pass gives you unlimited access to over 100 Xbox One and backward compatible Xbox 360 games – all for $9.99 per mont...

Typoman revised review

Mastering the English language can be tough, trying to convince my youngest that there are hidden letters in words and trying to understand the difference between digraphs and trigraphs causes all sort of confusion. But how will using combinations of words to help you navigate a perilous world work within a game? Thanks to Brainseed Factory and Typoman Revised it’s beautifully executed. You play a...