All Previews

TGN First Impression: Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap

Back in the 80's there was a series of games that became known as quite a classic. This new remaster is a quick completion, sure, but it's also one of the most beautiful ID games yet.

Posted 16 hours ago by Kevin Tavore, 6 comments

TGN First Impression: Crawl

Dungeon crawling with all the classic elements you'd expect plus one unique twist - assymetrical PVP multiplayer. Is this game going to be a staple in your collection? Josh gives us his first impression.

Posted yesterday by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

TGN First Impression: The Sexy Brutale

It's a dark night and murder is afoot. Many of them. Some people like to solve crimes but you? You're going to prevent them during this masked adventure. Renn shares his impressions of his experience.

Posted yesterday by Kevin Tavore, 3 comments

TA@EGX Rezzed: Braving the Chill in Impact Winter

Combining classic isometric RPGs, creepy John Carpenter movies and modern survival games, the first 15 minutes with Impact Winter certainly gave me a chill.

Posted 4 days ago by Sam Quirke, 1 comment

TGN First Impression: Neurovoider

NeuroVoider is the old idiom "you can't judge a book by its cover" put into real world practice. It's a twin stick shooter RPG in a roguelike world and it's fiendishly addictive.

Posted 7 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 3 comments

TA@EGX Rezzed: Mopping Up a Bloody Mess in Serial Cleaner

This guy knows where the bodies are buried because he's the Mafia's clean up maestro. In a twist on the top-down stealth genre, we got to sneak around an active crime scene and hide the evidence. Sometimes in a crocodile.

Posted 9 days ago by Sam Quirke, 2 comments

TGN First Impression: Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight

Momodora looks like it would be right at home on a classic gaming console, but with a mix of Metroidvania and Dark Souls, TGN's Ethan believes this might be a game worth taking a look at.

Posted 9 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 4 comments

TGN First Impression: Talent Not Included

Talent Not Included wants nothing more than to be famous, being a platforming game about the theatre and all. The first step on that journey was an audition before Renn, and he's here today to let us know what he thought.

Posted 10 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 3 comments

TA@EGX Rezzed: Super Smashing Fun with Brawlout

Every Xbox gamer who played Smash Bros. back in the day wishes they could get achievements in the Nintendo classic, right? Brawlout is likely the closest we'll get, as we discovered during our hands-on preview.

Posted 12 days ago by Sam Quirke, 7 comments

TGN First Impression: RBI Baseball 17

The RBI Baseball series makes its yearly at-bat in 2017 with another arcade baseball game that hopes to be just what fans are looking for.

Posted 12 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 16 comments

TA@EGX Rezzed: Booping Snoots In Ooblets

ID@Xbox wasn't shy about bringing an eclectic mix of titles to EGX Rezzed this year. Ooblets definitely doesn't fit the usual mould for Xbox and that's no bad thing. This could be the closest we ever get to a Pokemon game...

Posted 13 days ago by Sam Quirke, 0 comments

TA@EGX Rezzed: Making Friends in AWAY: Journey To The Unexpected

Hidden among all of the ID@Xbox titles spouting terms like "rogue-lite" and "randomly-generated" is a quirky upcoming RPG with cartoon graphics, wacky humour and a strong heart.

Posted 14 days ago by Sam Quirke, 5 comments

TA@EGX Rezzed: Investigating The Mystery of Tacoma

This year, ID@Xbox brought yet another atmospheric space mystery to unravel. Tacoma has its own unique flavour, though, as you'll be puzzling it out via 3D holographic recordings of the missing crew.

Posted 15 days ago by Sam Quirke, 1 comment

TGN First Impression: Blackwood Crossing

It's the loving tale of brother, sister and a creepy rabbit, but does it do anything unique or interesting with the genre that demands your attention? Ethan lets you know what he thinks.

Posted 15 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

TA@EGX Rezzed: ID@Xbox Shows Off Aaero and The Sexy Brutale

Tearing ourselves away briefly from the adorable Snake Pass, we took the time to sample some of what ID@Xbox had to offer at this year's EGX Rezzed. First up was Aaero and The Sexy Brutale.

Posted 18 days ago by Sam Quirke, 1 comment

TGN First Impression: Has-Been Heroes

One of the highlights of the Nintendo Switch reveal has made its way over to Xbox with its own unique blend of roguelike and RPG. Ryan gives us his thoughts and lets you know if it's worth your time.

Posted 19 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 6 comments

TGN First Impression: SkyKeepers

SkyKeepers is a metroidvania-inspired action platformer. It's also a quick completion so I know some of you already have your finger on the trigger. Let my first impression be your guide.

Posted 19 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 3 comments

TGN First Impression: The Inner World

The art style is clever and the people are lovable. It's a point and click adventure that many on other platforms have come to love and it's finally available on console. Will gives us his first impressions of the game.

Posted 19 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 1 comment

TA@EGX Rezzed: Battalion 1944 Aims For The "Old School" Feel

Rumours are already swirling that certain major franchises might be taking a trip back to WWII, but Bulkhead Interactive also want to take us back to the glory days of the FPS in a departure from their puzzle-platformer debut.

Posted 21 days ago by Sam Quirke, 4 comments

TGN First Impression: Snake Pass

It's a game about snakes and collectibles, but it's not something you'd play on an old Nokia phone. It's altogether something new, and Renn's here to give us his first impression on whether this concept is worth slithering for.

Posted 22 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 15 comments

TA@EGX Rezzed: Cities Skylines Arrives April 21st

Cities Skylines finally has a release date, announced just as we got hands-on with the game at EGX Rezzed. The hit PC game has been carefully tweaked to work effectively with home console controllers.

Posted 22 days ago by Sam Quirke, 7 comments

TGN First Impression: Verdun

Verdun's going toe to toe with one of last holiday's biggest AAA shooters with its World War I setting and Will's here today to give us his first impressions and let us know if this multiplayer title is worth the time.

Posted 1 month ago by Kevin Tavore, 36 comments

TGN First Impression: Kitty Powers' Matchmaker

It's true. This game actually came out. Is it anything but a gimmick? Will thinks there's something beneath the surface and he's got his first impressions to tell us all. Maybe you'll ask Kitty Powers out on a date?

Posted 1 month ago by Kevin Tavore, 15 comments

TGN First Impression: Clicker Heroes

The concept behind Click Heroes is simple enough. You just mash X as fast as possible until the enemy dies. It's that easy yet it keeps you coming back for more and more. Renn shares his thoughts in today's First Impression.

Posted 1 month ago by Kevin Tavore, 19 comments

TGN First Impression: Vertical Drop Heroes HD

Vertical Drop Heroes is a game all about dropping - in short, it's a vertical side scroller. Will's here today to give us his first impressions of the game to let us know if there's some hidden depth in this bottomless pit.

Posted 1 month ago by Kevin Tavore, 1 comment

TGN First Impression: Wells

Wells is a 2.5D shooter platformer with a focus on using unique weapons to overcome your enemies and the environment to get to the end of the level's boss fight. Josh gives us his First Impressions of the game.

Posted 1 month ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

TGN First Impression: Typoman: Revised

No that's not a typo, we really do have First Impressions for Typoman! A puzzle platformer with distinct LIMBO influences and a creative gimmick might just be what you're looking for if you've tired of Scrabble.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 14 comments

TGN First Impression: Uncanny Valley

Uncanny Valley is a 2d survival horror game with a classic visual style similar to Another World an a survival horror concept where shadows attack every time your eyes close.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

TGN First Impression: Spheroids

Spheroids is a game about saving the world and it takes it's gameplay from quite a few hits. Is it worth your time? That's the question Will's here to answer in his First Impression.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 14 comments

TGN First Impression: Knee Deep

Knee Deep is a play you play. You'll engage in theatrics throughout this adventure game using both clever wit and careful conversation to solve a mystery, but is this play worthy of Broadway? Ethan is here to let us know.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 2 comments

TGN First Impression: Kill the Bad Guy

There is justice in this world. You just won't find it in this game. That's where you come in - you'll puzzle out how to kill the bad guy in the most devious ways possible.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 2 comments

TGN First Impression: Towerfall Ascension

We all remember those long afternoons playing couch co-op with friends. It was a great experience that many of us will always remember. Towerfall Ascension is a game that tries to capture those memories. Does it?

Posted 3 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 4 comments

TGN First Impression - Toby: The Secret Mine

The latest atmospheric platformer takes out a page from LIMBO's book, but is it more than that or nothing but an easy completion? Our latest First Impression will reveal what you can expect.

Posted 3 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 5 comments

TGN First Impression: For Honor (Beta)

For Honor's beta may be over, but there are only two weeks until you'll head back into the battlefield for blood and glory. If you missed the beta, Joshua's First Impressions will show you everything you missed.

Posted 3 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 15 comments

TGN First Impression: Metrico+

This particular puzzle platformer has a unique art style and some creative puzzles that certainly get your attention, but is it enough to get your attention for an entire playthrough?

Posted 3 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 4 comments

TGN First Impression: Dead Effect 2

The game is an ID@Xbox FPS and Ryan's First Impression will send you through the highs and lows of the game and show you what it's all about.

Posted 3 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 12 comments

Pit People Preview

The minds behind Castle Crashers have made a return in the form of their new ID@XBOX title, Pit People. What can we expect from this new game by The Behemoth?

Posted 3 months ago by Marc Hollinshead, 8 comments

TGN First Impression: Crypt of the Serpent King

The latest dirt cheap, easy completion is certainly a descent into the crypt, though I found no Serpent King here. Instead I was met with misery and boredom in equal measure.

Posted 4 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 23 comments

TGN First Impression: Shantae Half-Genie Hero

Previously a handheld Nintendo darling, Shantae's latest adventure has made its way to consoles thanks to Kickstarter. With HD visuals and a revamped game structure, Shantae might be worth whipping your hair for.

Posted 4 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 10 comments

TGN First Impression: Steel Rain X

When you mix a straight shoot'em up with an RPG and add a dash of base building, you get one game - Steel Rain X. The premise probably has your attention, but does the game hold up?

Posted 4 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 5 comments

TGN First Impression: Feist

Ok, so it looks like Limbo. It's a platformer with dark and bright colors in a strange world. But Feist is also more than that. Is it worth your time?

Posted 4 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 1 comment

TGN First Impression: Her Majesty's SPIFFING

If you're American, you likely are very confused by the game's title. I know I was. But hey, if you get past that there's a delightful point and click adventure just waiting to be played. Is it worth your time?

Posted 4 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 4 comments

TGN First Impression: Sky Force Anniversary

Originally launched on mobile and followed up with many console releases, Sky Force Anniversary is a shmup that has finally made its way over to Xbox One.

Posted 4 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 7 comments

TGN First Impression: Wand Wars

The world is full of couch co-op multiplayer games. Sometimes, it's hard to keep track. So you may not know what Wand Wars is, but Josh is here today to tell you why this just might be worth adding to your party.

Posted 4 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 5 comments

TGN First Impression: The Little Acre

Does The Little Acre have what it takes to stand up against the big adventure games? Does its beautiful art, lovely music, and charismatic protagonists have what it takes to earn a spot in your collection?

Posted 4 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 3 comments

TGN First Impression: Final Fantasy XV

It's been a long time since Final Fantasy XV was initially unveiled as a spin-off to XIII a full decade ago. With XIII's mixed reception, fans have been demanding a top-tier experience from this sequel.

Posted 4 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 40 comments

TGN First Impression: Cartoon Network Battle Crashers

So it's a kids' game and it's got 1000g. That's an achievement hunter's favorite recipe for an easy boost to gamerscore. But is the game really worth the struggle?

Posted 4 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 9 comments

TGN First Impression: Gigantic

Yeah, we gave away 10,000 keys. You got one. But you still haven't downloaded the game. Is it really worth your time? Is Gigantic the MOBA consoles have been hoping for?

Posted 5 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 12 comments

Steep Hands On Preview

We got hands-on with Ubisoft's new open world extreme sports IP that is set in the Alps -- here's what we think of the game so far.

Posted 5 months ago by Rich Stone, 15 comments

TGN First Impression: Titanfall 2

Titanfall released after some of the greatest hype gaming has ever known and it met those expectations. Last week, its sequel released and the bar is set pretty high. Can Titanfall 2 meet that high standard?

Posted 5 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 9 comments