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Steep: Road to the Olympics Open Beta now available

Steep was originally reviewed by TiX back in December 2017 by our very own Rich Berry, and despite a few problems it received a decent rating. You can check out that review here. The game has had a bi...[Read More]

Limited Time Only: Hand of the Gods: Smite Tactics Is Free for Xbox Live Gold / PlayStation Plus Members

We all like free, don’t we? HiRez knows this, and they are delivering. Until November 15th, that is. The MOBA titles – Smite and Paladins failed to let me down, so it’ll be nice to s...[Read More]

Are you ready for Star Wars Battlefront 2 Beta?

Star Wars Battlefront 2 officially releases on 17th November but the Beta starts TODAY, October 4th. So how do you play and what’s available in the beta? Although it starts today, that’s o...[Read More]

An in-depth look at the Destiny 2 beta

So, the Destiny 2 beta has come to a close, and over the last week, Guardians around the world got their first glimpse of what to expect come September 6. Starting on July 18 for PS4, hitting the Xbox...[Read More]

Destiny 2 beta now open to all

As of 6pm on Friday evening, the Destiny 2 Beta was opened up to all. Players worldwide are invited to experience a variety of activities including the opening story mission, ‘Homecoming’, and coopera...[Read More]

Bungie Announce Destiny 2 Beta Details

Bungie have today given us more details of what we can expect for the Destiny 2 beta, coming to the Xbox One on July 19th. So, what can we expect to find in this long-awaited beta? Well, full details ...[Read More]

Ghost Recon Wildlands Open Beta coming February 23rd

Ubisoft have announced that there will be an open Beta for Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands, running from February 23rd to 27th. If you missed out on the closed Beta the other week, this is the idea...[Read More]

Halo Wars 2 Blitz beta begins today, here is how to get it

The Halo Wars 2 Blitz beta begins today, unlock card packs, build your deck and go to war. But how do you get in? Simple! Just follow the links below, one is for the Xbox One, the other is for Windows...[Read More]

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst Beta dates announced

With the launch of Mirror’s Edge Catalyst so close it was only a matter of time until the announcement came for the dates of the Closed Beta and today was the day. Dice have announced that the C...[Read More]

Xbox One is having a beta time

There’s no shortage of beta opportunities on Xbox One at the moment with Doom, Gears of War 4, Overwatch and Battleborn all set to start their beta sessions soon – but when will each run and for...[Read More]

Start your engines for the Trackmania Turbo open beta

If you’re a fan of racing games then you’re in luck as today Ubisoft announced that TrackMania Turbo open beta will be available on the Xbox One from March 18th. Trackmania Turbo is the la...[Read More]

Ubisoft announces The Division open beta will start next Thursday

Ubisoft just announced that the open beta for Tom Clancy’s The Division will be hitting your Xbox One next Thursday, February 18, with access open to all for 96 hours—and once again, Xbox One pl...[Read More]

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst closed beta

Ever fancied being a free runner, experiencing the life of carefree thrill-seeker, well nows your chance. EA have excitedly announced that some of us will be able to step into the shoes of Faith befor...[Read More]

The Division gets a January date for Beta

Ubisoft just revealed the dates via The Division’s Twitter page. Access is open to everyone who has pre-ordered the game, as well as folk who sign up to the waiting list on Ubisoft’s site....[Read More]

Rainbow Six Siege beta gets a second extension

The delivery of beta tokens for Rainbow Six Siege has had a few hiccups and for those of us in the beta since day one, this is good news because Ubisoft have decided to add another extension to the be...[Read More]

Star Wars Battlefront beta is open to all

As you may be aware, DICE plan to unleash a Star Wars Battlefront beta, and I’m convinced its release is planned as more of a demo rather than a beta – many gamers are still undecided about whet...[Read More]

Do you have the Need for Beta Speed?

If you can’t wait to take to the streets of the new Need for Speed, or you’re in two minds about the game, then you might be interested to know that there’s an upcoming closed beta –...[Read More]

The weekend just got beta with Xbox One World of Tanks

This weekend will see World of Tanks rolling out to Xbox One via a beta, and it comes with some incentives to play! Just by logging in to the ‘Garage screen’ of WoT during the weekend, whi...[Read More]

Rainbow Six: Siege – it’s ‘beta’ to pre-order

If you want a sneak peek at what’s in store for the Rainbow Six series, then you best get your pre-order in. Currently Ubisoft are trialling a closed Alpha test that was only available to PC own...[Read More]

Battlefield Hardline beta coming next week, apparently

There’s been rumours circulating for a few days now that the Battlefield Hardline beta was just around the corner and it seems that the Xbox Marketplace have finally confirmed it, by accident. A...[Read More]

Thoughts on Halo 5 Guardians beta Early Access

We all have that one special game that got us hooked. Halo 2 hooked me into multiplayer gaming – and as much as I enjoyed Halo 3 and 4, nothing compared to the fun I had back on my original Xbox. 343 ...[Read More]

Destiny pre-order bonus trailer

  High above the City, in the Hall of Guardians, The Vanguard keep watch over Guardians in the wild, arming the best warriors with the upgraded weapons they need to destroy our most dangerous ene...[Read More]

Destiny News: Xbox Beta to begin July 23rd

With today being ‘Bungie Day’, many fans expected some news on Destiny and Bungie have delivered that news with a shiny new trailer. The beta will begin for Xbox One and Xbox 360 on July 2...[Read More]

Destiny Beta will Launch Late July for Xbox One and 360

The final screen from a dashboard trailer for ‘Destiny’ has revealed that the beta, access given by pre-ordering Destiny, will begin in late July for both Xbox One and the Xbox 360. A Gold...[Read More]

Titanfall Beta News – One Day Extension confirmed

  With the Titanfall Beta test now open to all gamers with an Xbox One, Respawn’s Vince Zampella has taken to Twitter to update on all the extra behind the scenes work being done to get eve...[Read More]

Titanfall Xbox One Beta Giveaway [CLOSED]

UPDATE: DUE TO EA & MICROSOFT OPENING THE BETA FOR ALL ON THE MARKETPLACE “XBOX BING TITANFALL” THIS COMP HAS NOW BEEN CLOSED. NO POINT WINNING A CODE WHEN YOU CAN DOWNLOAD THE BETA R...[Read More]

Win A Warface Xbox 360 Beta Code Right Here [ENDED]

THIS COMP HAS ENDED PLEASE DO NOT ENTER Xbox has provided thisisxbox.com with FIVE Beta codes for Warface on the Xbox 360. This is the upcoming free-to-play (with Xbox LIVE Gold) title from Crytek! Fe...[Read More]

Titanfall – Beta Sign up Site Now Live, Codes to be Issued from Feb 14th

  Overnight Respawn Entertainment finally opened up access to the Titanfall Beta sign up part of the Titanfall website and sign ups are now being accepted. The site went live at 1am GMT but lucki...[Read More]

Project Spark Beta on Xbox One Next Week?

Not exactly concrete proof, but incidentally it may be the only proof we need that Project Spark will enter a Beta phase on the Xbox One from as early as (drum roll) next week! Responding to eager gam...[Read More]

Bungie’s Destiny VGX Trailer

Check out the latest Destiny trailer from Bungie above by hitting the obvious Play Button. The next step for Bungie since leaving the Halo Universe was the creation of Destiny, a multi-platform game t...[Read More]

Destiny Is Getting a Beta – Requires PreOrder

Activision and Bungie has today announced that there is an upcoming beta for the ex-Halo dev’s game Destiny. Awesome isn’t it – but you can only gain access by pre-ordering the game ...[Read More]

Battlefield 4 BETA Has Been Released On Xbox LIVE

Somehow forgotten in the midst of Eurogamer and GTA Online launching today – for some of you, the Battlefield 4 beta is a go-go! Developed by DICE and powered by the advanced technology of Frost...[Read More]

The Japanese entry into World of Tanks

Wargaming, the leading free-to-play MMO developer and publisher, today announced that its highly acclaimed action game, World of Tanks, will soon be joined by war machines from Japan. The introduction...[Read More]

Xbox One Dash Beta Video Leaked

UPDATE THE VIDEO HAS SINCE BEEN REMOVED, BUT A QUICK SEARCH ON YOUTUBE WILL DELIVER A TON OF DUPLICATES Someone has leaked the Xbox One dashboard online and if we had to make a guess at who…well...[Read More]

World of Tanks Xbox 360 Beta – More Codes Sent Out Tonight

If you have been sat wondering where the absolute F**K is your BETA token for World of Tanks since you signed up a few months ago, now is the time to check your emails. Tonight the servers have been f...[Read More]

World Series of Poker: Full House Pro In Beta From July 29

Following yesterday’s shock appearance of World Series of Poker: Full House Pro on the Canadian Xbox LIVE Marketplace, more information has come to light from PlayXBLA – the official Xbox ...[Read More]

Xbox One – New Certification Process, Indie Self Publishing is Back?

Sources close to GameInformer have leaked that Microsoft will do another U-Turn and allow independent developers to publish via digital distribution without a publishing partner. Additionally, Microso...[Read More]

Ascend: Hand of Kul – Wage War Multiplayer Sneek Peak

On your journey to Ascension, you will encounter other players in spirit form. Will you help them? Or will you hinder their progress and Banish enemies from your world into theirs? Choose wisely, for ...[Read More]

Apparent UK Price Hike On The Beta Dashboard Is “Unintended Error”

Keeping in mind that there is an NDA on the new dashboard beta, however as soon as a purchase is made this comes under contract of sale law in the UK and it’s process of being tied to an NDA is ...[Read More]

World of Tanks Xbox 360 Edition Taking BETA Sign-Ups

World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition was announced during E3 2013 as a Free to Play title that will launch this year on the Xbox 360. If you’re a remotely little bit interested in the all out warfes...[Read More]

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