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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Major Nelson has revealed the latest line-up of Xbox 360 games that are joining the backwards compatible library as of today for Xbox One. There's five titles now available on the ever growing program which include: Shadow Assault/Tenchu ilomilo Shinobi Matt Hazard: Blood Bath and Beyond Assassins Creed III https://twitter.com/majornelson/status/867047708720287746 https://twitter.com/majornelson/status/867047734955659266 Whilst Thursdays are usually the customary day for backwards compatible announcements, Major Nelson has started to reveal more on a Tuesday as well recently. Could we be in for a double helping this week? But in the meantime, let us know if you'll be picking up any of these ... Read More »
This weeks Deals with Gold have now been announced via Major Nelson and there's a slew of triple-A titles on offer this week.  Check out the full list below for both Xbox One and Xbox 360: Xbox One Deals CONTENT TITLE CONTENT TYPE DISCOUNT NOTES Battlefield 1 Deluxe Edition* Xbox One Game 50% DWG Battlefield 1 Ultimate Edition* Xbox One Game 50% DWG Battlefield 1 – Titanfall 2 Deluxe Bundle* Xbox One Game 50% DWG Battlefield 1* Xbox One Game 50% DWG Crimson Dragon Xbox One Game 75% MS Pub Sale D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die Xbox One Game 75% MS ... Read More »
A fresh week has rolled around once again which can only mean one thing. New releases! And as ever Xbox One UK are here to guide you through what's in store over the coming week to ease that Monday morning commute. There's a varied selection of games releasing this week. As you can tell from the image above, the wait for Friday the 13th is nearly over. And whilst we may all be busy with Injustice 2, there's the absolutely gorgeous RiME also releasing on Friday. Be sure to check out the trailer. And without further ado, here's the full run down ... Read More »
The 1980’s was a decade of evolution in many areas. The rise of computers, cult music forever sang at a Sunday night pub karaoke, and action heroes. Films such as Predator, Die Hard, Rambo, and not forgetting what is probably the single largest influence for Tango Fiesta – The A Team. Spilt Milk Studios have taken the premise from such 80’s over the top action heroes and blended it together to form a just as crazy retro inspired shooter. But do their efforts match the standards of Mr T? Or should we pity the fool? Starting off, you are given ... Read More »
We've had an extremely action packed week of streaming here at Xbox One UK that's seen tombs raided, space fear, gun slinging and a gruesome conclusion to Outlast 2. But enough of this week gone. Now it's all about what's coming up over the coming week. The schedule is even more crammed for your viewing pleasure this week. With a completely diverse range of titles, we'll be taking you back to the Wild West on Monday evening. Tuesday see's our first stream of the rather excellent Arkham Knight. Later in the week sees the fear continue in Dead Space, before one ... Read More »
This weekend Microsoft have opened the door to their Xbox Live Gold service for everyone and with it, access to Minecraft has also been granted for those budding creative builders among us. Unless you've already joined the 100+ million people already who have purchased Minecraft in one of its forms or the other, now is your best chance to see what all the fuss has been about for the last few years. You can access Minecraft now, up until 8:00am GMT on Monday May 22nd. This is joined by the free Xbox Live Gold weekend allowing non-subscribers to access the ... Read More »
If we were to think of a quality arcade basketball game, the chances are our answers would all be the same. NBA Jam. A dominate force during the 16-bit era and one that has since been left relatively untouched in favour of more realistic incarnations of the sport. The zany, over the top, ballistic chaos that came with NBA Jam offered not only a unique 2v2 basketball experience, but more importantly it was extremely fun and addictive. Two decades later and we’re treated to a new title that aims to replicate such madness in the guise of NBA Playgrounds from Sabre ... Read More »
Kick Off is among one of the most popular football games to feature in Roblox and to further the games popularity, the game is being added on Xbox One as a feature title. Community members of CM Games have built Kick Off as the title sees Brazil take on the United States in some outright crazy locations set across the globe. Whilst you can play in a proper footballing stadium, you are also able to pit your ball skills in glaciers, volcanoes along with a wide range of venues that offer a much more unique spin on the genre. Kick ... Read More »
There's an abundance of deals this week that could do some serious damage to our wallets and purses. Most notably the humongous Xbox 360 Back Compat Super Sale. Check out the full list below: Xbox One Deals CONTENT TITLE CONTENT TYPE DISCOUNT NOTES Boom Ball 2 + Squid Hero Xbox One Game 40% Spotlight Commander Cherry for Kinect* Xbox One Game 60% DWG Destiny – The Collection* Xbox One Game 35% DWG Destiny: The Taken King* Xbox One Game 40% DWG Earth’s Dawn* Xbox One Game 33% DWG Final Fantasy XV Digital Premium Edition* Xbox One Game 40% DWG Final ... Read More »

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