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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The point and click genre has seen somewhat of a resurrection from the grave in recent years. With the 90’s delivering defining titles such as Discworld and The Secret of Monkey Island, the years after brought somewhat of a point and click drought. However, with this decade seeing the indie scene and smaller developers rise strong through both Steam and consoles, with it has brought some excellent, charming titles. And The Inner World from Head Up Games falls into both these categories. Set in what is best described as a world deep within another, you take on the role of ... Read More »
Major Nelson has lifted the lid on this weeks Deals with Gold for both Xbox One and Xbox 360. Whilst not the longest of lists compared to recent weeks, there's some decent titles and cheap DLC to grab. Notable mentions go to Homefront: The Revolution, Mekazoo and De Blob 2. Check out the full list below: Xbox One Deals CONTENT TITLE CONTENT TYPE DISCOUNT NOTES Crawl* (Pre-Order) Xbox One Game 20% Spotlight Deadpool Xbox One Game 60% DWG EA SPORTS Rory McIlroy PGA TOUR Xbox One Game 67% DWG EA SPORTS UFC 2 Xbox One Game 60% DWG EA SPORTS UFC ... Read More »
After months of waiting, and the promise of a Spring release. The upcoming city construction simulator, Cities: Skylines finally has a release date. Paradox Interactive will be bringing the game which has been on PC for two years already, to Xbox One owners on April 21st. Tantalus Media have optimised play specifically for the controller, which will hopefully alienate those fears of how a keyboard and mouse game will transfer to console. The Xbox One Edition and Windows 10 Edition include the award-winning base game, bundled together with the popular After Dark expansion, allowing players to plan and design for their ... Read More »
What a difference a week makes for the Amazon best sellers list. With previous weeks seeing Mass Effect Andromeda taking top spot, and on pre-orders alone. The latest entry in the series has been toppled after one week by Ghost Recon: Wildlands. The hype train to Destiny 2 has officially begun. The title is taking up two spots within the top ten on pre-orders. And a resurgence for Destiny the Collection sees the original soar up to ninth. Not a week goes by where we don't mention GTA V in the top ten. There's also notable mentions for Steep and ... Read More »
We're just over a quarter of the way into 2017 already. And with it so far has brought some excellent titles. Resident Evil VII, Halo Wars 2, Ghost Recon: Wildlands and Mass Effect: Andromeda have all graced us with their presence. Coupled with a slew of indie titles it's safe to say this years releases so far have not been bad at all. But enough of the past, and whilst there's a lot to look forward to in the future, it's all about the present. Whilst this week only sees a handful of releases, you may want to check them ... Read More »
It’s been over three months since the release of the first two episodes of The Walking Dead: A New Frontier. Our review of the opening double bill rated the third season as having a positive return. This leaves the next episode, ‘Above the Law’, with a fast pace to maintain, whilst satisfying a cliff-hanger ending for fans of episode two. 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. Picking up with the plot twist from the last episode, Javier is seen to have ... Read More »
The first trailer for the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy, from Telltale games, has been released today. All the main characters are portrayed within the trailer such as Rocket, Star-Lord and Gamora. The scripting for the next franchise to be given the Telltale makeover centers around an artifact that possesses great unthinkable power. And of course, there is an evil waiting in the wings to claim it as their own. You won't have long to wait for the first episode either. Telltale have confirmed this will be released this April 18th, with subsequent episodes to follow. As usual, there will ... Read More »
It's been a long three months wait to find out what happens next in Javier and Clementines struggles against the New Frontier. But that wait is over. The third episode is available now to purchase, or will be ready for download for those who have bought the season pass or recently released physical version of the game. Telltale have dropped a launch trailer for episode 3, titled 'Above The Law', which you can check out below:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfXooEElb8o&feature=push-u-sub&attr_tag=4VLMpz8dm8iS81X6-6 We're currently putting Above the Law through its paces for review. Keep your eyes peeled for our verdict shortly. Will you be ... Read More »
Bungie have today officially announced Destiny 2, albeit with no fanfare, release information or game details. But just that of a single image (above) The confirmation came through the official Destiny Twitter account. The image itself portrays a war-torn scene of destruction, at Earth's last city which clearly shows a massive attack has been carried out. Although the games publisher, Activision, had previously confirmed that a sequel to the 2014 hit was in the works, this is the first we have seen from Bungie themselves. Destiny 2 has been slated for launch this Autumn on a yet to be confirmed ... Read More »

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