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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We've had a steady stream of information the past few weeks regarding Project Scorpio. With the mind blowing specs revealed, the latest feature has been confirmed by Phil Spencer via Twitter, via an answer to a personal tweet. Scorpio will have external hard drive compatibility, as you would expect. But that's not all. You'll be able to easily transfer your Xbox One games from your  external HD and plug it into Scorpio to easily transfer games over and play from there. 'That's the plan' at least,  Spencer replied. This might not sound like the most important feature, but with the ... Read More »
Polish developers Transhuman Design have confirmed a release date for the upcoming Xbox One title, BUTCHER. Hitting the store as a digital download on May 10th, the 2D pixelated shooter has been developed as an ode to DOOM. Promising lots of carnage and, of course, blood. With inspiration taken from DOOM and Quake, you take control of a robot whose sole purpose is to eradicate any remains of humanity left. You'll have a full range of weapons to get your hands on from chainsaws and shotguns to the almighty grenade launcher. Levels are boasting a staggering 4 million pixels each ... Read More »
After a long wait for the previous installment in the Walking Dead saga, the fourth and penultimate episode arrived quite swiftly. Telltale have previously stepped up a gear with the pacing of previous episodes and stellar cliff-hanger endings to ensure we, the fans, will return. But can they keep the momentum flowing with ‘Thicker Than Water’ ? This review will remain largely spoiler free, and not touch on story specifics. So fear not if you have yet to dive into the series. As soon as we begin, you’re thrown into a flashback sequence that explores the relationship between brothers Javier ... Read More »
In what seems to be a new trend for Tuesdays, Major Nelson has today revealed two more titles to become part of the backwards compatible library. Geometry Wars 2  Retro Evolved and Geometry Wars 3 Dimensions Evolved are your two games to join so far this week. Whilst these games may be a niche market, both titles received much praise upon their release and garnered good reviews. https://twitter.com/majornelson/status/859437707004477441 What do you think of the latest entries? Will you be dusting off a copy or are you waiting for something else? Make sure you like our Facebook page, join our Facebook group, subscribe ... Read More »
Major Nelson has unleashed this weeks latest deals with gold, and there's a Capcom sale included too! There's some cracking deals included covering a whole range of genres. Check out the full list for both Xbox One and Xbox 360 below: Xbox One Deals CONTENT TITLE CONTENT TYPE DISCOUNT NOTES [PROTOTYPE]* Xbox One Game 50% DWG AQUA KITTY UDX: Xbox One Ultra Edition* Xbox One Game 33% DWG Clouds & Sheep 2 Xbox One Game 50% Spotlight Dead Rising Xbox One Game 50% Pub Sale Dead Rising 2 Xbox One Game 40% Pub Sale Dead Rising 2 Off the Record ... Read More »
Sea of Thieves, the latest title in development at Rare was revealed last year, and since then we have been treated with regular updates from the team. Rare have been extremely consistent with their communications to fans and the community so far but the latest developer gameplay diary had a special guest. Xbox's Phil Spencer joined the team for some swashbuckling action on the high seas, and from what we can see, the game is shaping up to be a lot of fun. Although there is no release date set for Sea of Thieves, we will no doubt hear a ... Read More »
A week is a long time in the gaming world. Long has Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands held firm at the top of the Amazon best sellers list. However after the announcement of Call of Duty: WWII, the face of the top 20 has had a dramatic change. Wildlands has taken a big tumble to 14th, whilst both the standard and Pro editions of CoD: WWII have taken the top two spots. Call of Duty, in fact, takes a stagger quarter of the top 20 with other titles making a strong showing. Elsewhere Prey and Injustice 2 have debuted as ... Read More »
It's the first of the month and that can only mean one thing. The latest editions to Games with Gold are now available. With Ryse: Son of Rome and Assassins Creed Revelations now departed, we first welcome in this month Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams – Director’s Cut on Xbox One. Whilst the Xbox 360 receives the Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2 in what will be the first of two Star Wars themed titles this month. Giana Sisters is available all month whilst yo only have until May 15th to get The Force Unleashed 2 into your download list. Check out ... Read More »
If last weeks horror double bill of Little Nightmares and Outlast 2 hasn't scared you away, we have some excellent games releasing this week, including a long awaited certain sci-fi thriller from the masters at Bethesda. Check out the full list below: 03/05/17 Planetbase  Planetbase is a strategy game where you guide a group of space settlers trying to establish an outpost on a remote planet. In the game you play the role of the base architect and manager, telling your colonists where to build the structures they will need to survive. You will have to ensure that they have ... Read More »

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