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Fortnite is now an Xbox One X Enhanced title

Fornite is the latest game to be enhanced for Xbox One X. In their latest blog, developer Epic Games stated that “Fortnite on Xbox One X pushes the game’s visual settings comparable to what you’...[Read More]

Epic Games announces new “Horde Bash” mode for Fortnite

Epic Games have announced that Horde Bash is coming to Fortnite on October 5th. With it come some enraged husks, a new mode, new weapons, new Heroes, and more! Horde Bash is, obviously, Horde mode in ...[Read More]

Fortnite releases new mode called Battle Royale

Whilst Player Unknown Battlegrounds continues to be the new hotness, other online service-based games continue to evolve and add new modes that could take inspiration from the PC behemoth! After the M...[Read More]

Fortnite’s Survive The Storm update thunders in on August 29th!

A big storm is about to roll through the world of Fortnite. Your mission is to survive. The Survive The Storm update is coming on Tuesday, Aug. 29 and it includes the new Survive The Storm mode which ...[Read More]

Survive The Storm update on the way for Fortnite

Fortnite has become very popular over here at TiX, with Rob rating it very highly on his review. Fortnite review. Its also worth checking out his video review for his wonderful use of the noun “...[Read More]

Fortnite review

I’m definitely one who gets sucked into the hype, but for some reason, Fortnite passed me by until a week or so before release. I watched one trailer on YouTube and I was hooked. However, on the...[Read More]

Build and fight – Fortnite launches today

Grab your pickaxe and a handful of munitions, and take to the crazy world of Fortnite, a game that combines adventure, exploration and creation into one package – oh and there are also zombies… Launch...[Read More]

Fortnite from Epic Games arrives on Xbox One on July 25th

I have to admit i didn’t know an awful lot about Epic Games new IP “Fortnite”, but after watching the trailer and learning more about the game, this is now slap bang in the middle of...[Read More]

Bulletstorm rated and heading to Xbox One?

If a Brazilian classification board is to be believed, then Bulletstorm has been rated and will be heading onto Xbox One as a remaster edition in 2017. News of a Bulletstorm remaster first surfaced wh...[Read More]

Gears of War gets a Xbox One special edition bundle

Coming this November to stores is the newly announced special edition Xbox One console bundled with Gears of War. The white console comes with a digital copy of Gears of War Ultimate Edition, Supersta...[Read More]

Gears of War Ultimate Edition review

Gears and Halo have a lot in common, and I don’t mean in terms of gameplay. Both titles made huge waves on the Xbox, which defined the console as something for shooter fans; they both garnered a...[Read More]

Gears of War Mad World trailer gets remastered

Remember the iconic Mad World trailer for Gears of War? It has been a long time since it launched, so I will forgive you if you don’t! How about you refresh your memory with this refreshed take ...[Read More]

E3 Microsoft Conference – Gears of War 4

  A new entry in the Gears saga is on its way! We see Gears 4 kick-start with two new COG soldiers sweeping an area wielding the infamous Lancer before meeting with a new monster that wants to di...[Read More]

Blazing Badger announce new Xbox One shooter

Blazing Badger, what a great name for a studio. Their very name would have mammal activist and guitar-god Brian May tearing his hair out. They’ve teamed up with publisher, Epic Games, to announc...[Read More]

Cliff Bleszinski Get’s Back in the Saddle

Cliff Bleszinski, (aka CliffyB) former Design Director for Epic Games has spread the news via twitter that he is getting back into making games again. It is not yet clear if this announcement is relat...[Read More]

Microsoft Acquires Gears of War – New Game in Production

Microsoft have just announced that they have acquired the ‘Gears of War’ franchise from Epic Games. This includes rights to all existing Gears of War games and future titles. What is more,...[Read More]

Unreal Engine 4: Character Aesthetics Video

In the latest video from Inside Unreal, Jordan Walker (Epic Games Senior Technical Artist) and Zak Parrish (Developer Support) talk and show us detail around the character aesthetics and detail availa...[Read More]

Gears of War: Judgment – Lost Relic DLC For June

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Gears of War: Judgment is set to expand its multiplayer offering with a new DLC pack this June. Titled “Lost Relics”, and not some form of Tomb Raider cross-over, the pack includes four ne...[Read More]

Gears of War: Judgment Tops UK Gaming Charts

Microsoft Game Studios, Epic Games and People Can Fly’s latest Gears release – Gears of War: Judgment, has topped the UK all-format gaming charts securing the Number 1 spot as previously h...[Read More]

Gears of War: Judgment Review

The fourth entry into the Gears of War franchise will quite literally blow your mind – co-developed by Epic Games and People Can Fly, Gears of War: Judgment is set in the immediate aftermath of ‘Emerg...[Read More]

Gears of War Judgment – The Reaper – Ultimate Multiplayer Character

Epic Games has unveiled a special multiplayer character and weapon skin called ‘The Reaper’ and what makes this a very special character is that not only will The Reaper be very hard to ki...[Read More]

Gears of War Judgment Day UK Event Video

Very recently we reported on our attendance at the Gears of War Judgment Day event in London to get a hands-on of Epic Games and People May Fly’s latest Gears game – Gears of War Judgment....[Read More]

Epic Games Shut Down Impossible Studio’s

Tim Sweeney – Founder of Epic Games has taken to the Epic Games Blog to announce that Epic owned ‘Impossible Studios’ will be closed down. It was only six-months ago that Epic had an...[Read More]

Gears of War: Judgment Multiplayer Demo Coincides With Full Game Release

Xbox LIVE’s Major Nelson has shared the news that a public Multiplayer Demo of Epic’s latest installment in the Gears series – Gears of War: Judgment, will be dated to coincide with ...[Read More]

ThisisXbox: Our Top 10 Most Read Posts of 2012

The 2012 is almost behind us now, and what better time to display our most read news posts of the year before we head into 2013. It’s been a great year for leaks, rumours and as you might have a...[Read More]

Gears of War 3 – Forces of Nature Map Pack

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The fourth downloadable Map Pack for Gears of War 3 which will be free for all season pass subscribers has been revealed as ‘Forces of Nature’. For those without the season pass, it’...[Read More]

Epic Games Confirm Unreal Engine 4 Is Running On Next Gen Consoles Already

Epic Games vice president Mark Rein has dropped the next-gen bombshell by confirming that their mighty engine which powers hit games such as Gears of War, and Batman Arkham City is already running on ...[Read More]

Gears 3: Fenix Rising Map Pack Launches Today

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Gears of War 3 fans can hail “Fenix Rising,” today as the third major DLC add-on featuring five spectacular new multiplayer maps inspired by the life and experiences of Marcus Fenix is released onto t...[Read More]

Microsoft Bans Xbox LIVE Avatar Guns for 2012

Epic Games Community Manager, Will Kinsler (aka Raczilla) has revealed on the official Epic forums that Microsoft’s new policy for the Xbox LIVE Avatar Marketplace in 2012 is not to distribute a...[Read More]

Fenix Rising and New XP System for Gears 3 in January

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On 17th January, 2012 the battle for Sera rages on as Microsoft and Epic mark the New Year with the release of “Fenix Rising,” the third major game add-on for the most critically-acclaimed shooter of ...[Read More]