About: Tim Slatford

Gamer since the 80's with an appetite for Xbox. Food lover with a side of movie junkie and a dash of American TV. Twitter - @Tim_Slatford Twitch - smokeysmokerson

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Artifex Mundi have released a steady stream of their puzzle/hidden object games over the last couple of years. Proving there is a market for the genre away from the PC, the next installment comes in the guise of Eventide 2: Sorcerers Mirror. If you have played any previous titles from the range developed by Artifex Mundi, you will know what to expect with Eventide 2. They have become well known for powerful narratives that are delivered in a fantasy/fairy tale world. However, the sequel to Slavic Fable stumbles slightly on its journey, but does it hold enough to warrant your ... Read More »
Rockstar have revealed that the 2011 detective hit, LA Noire, will be coming to Xbox One as well as other consoles this Autumn. For fans who may have been patiently waiting for this to join the Xbox 360 backward compatibility program, this may come as a kick in the teeth. However there are additional extras that may make this an essential purchase. Included in the package will be the original game itself, coupled with all DLC. Whilst this isn't a remake or remaster, Rockstar have said that there will be improved lighting, a new range of cinematic camera angles, high ... Read More »
Major Nelson was late to the party in releasing the full list of deals with gold this week, but good things come to those who wait. Highlights in the selection include Torment: Tides of Numenera which is half price. You can check out our review for the RPG here. Elsewhere both the Disney Afternoon Collection and Megaman Legacy Collection both feature within the Capcom sale, whilst Resident Evil VII receives a discount. Deals are available until Monday 11th, check out the full list below: Xbox One Deals CONTENT TITLE CONTENT TYPE DISCOUNT NOTES A Walk in the Dark* Xbox Play ... Read More »
It's been a long long time since any DLC release or even a shred of news for one of this years greatest games, Resident Evil VII. However, there is now a firm release date for the 'Not a Hero' DLC which was initially scheduled to launch this past Spring, and stars Resident Evil veteran Chris Redfield. The expansion, which first introduced its existence within the games ending credits is due to launch in japan on December 14th. There is no firm release for the west as of yet but we would expect it to be soon after. This may seem ... Read More »
It's been six years since the second installment of American McGee's Alice series. With little news since the last release, silence has finally been broken surrounding a third title in the series. American McGee has stated that he is starting a proposal to present to EA with the tentative title 'Alice Asylum'. He went on to state: "This proposal will include artwork, design outline, and financial/business model. When this proposal is finished (and assuming all the numbers and constraints make sense) it’ll be sent to EA. You can show your support for this effort by signing up to the mailing list ... Read More »
This weeks streaming schedule is now set in stone and is headlined with a launch stream for Destiny 2. The action kicks off the minute the game is released thanks to pre-downloads over on our Twitch channel. Elsewhere this week we have Bully, Rockstar's obscure yet fine school boy story. And a return to the horror genre for our resident streamer Nash, who so far has braved the likes of the Outlast series, Perception and Emily Wants To Play. This week he takes on one of the latest games of fear with Don't Knock Twice. There are continuing adventures with ... Read More »
This week has seen seven more titles added to the Xbox Game Pass service which launched in June. Leading the line-up is the drastically under appreciated Recore: Definitive Edition. If you missed out on Joule's quest in Far Eden the first time around, the new release sees free DLC and upgraded visuals for the Xbox One Exclusive. Other big titles include the classic Fable II and Metro: Last Night Redux. And for the indie gamer inside you, there's a selection from The Bridge, Hue, 10 Second Ninja X & Garou: Mark of the Wolves. https://twitter.com/majornelson/status/903665404530319360 So far Xbox have been ... Read More »
It's been almost two weeks since the last backwards compatible announcement, but for those hoping for something big to compensate for the wait may want to stop reading now. Major Nelson this afternoon revealed that The Walking Dead Season One and Two, along with the Michonne miniseries has joined the Xbox backwards compatible library. Firstly, we have three great stories from Telltale in The Walking Dead universe here. However, all three titles are all readily available as Xbox One titles with improved visuals. A bit of a kick in the teeth. But, what we as gamers have to bear in ... Read More »
Major Nelson has revealed the latest batch of titles to receive the discount treatment via his blog. This week sees a range of Assassins Creed titles frontline the sale. Rainbow Six Siege is also on offer after the free trial weekend has concluded. If you're a fighting fan, check out the range of add on content for Dead or Alive 5 and our pick of the week for Xbox 360, Mafia II. Xbox One Deals CONTENT TITLE CONTENT TYPE DISCOUNT NOTES Assassin’s Creed Chronicles – Trilogy Xbox One Game 60% Spotlight Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China Xbox One Game 50% Spotlight ... Read More »

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