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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It's Monday again already, and that can only mean one thing. The weekly run down of games released on our beloved Xbox One is about to bestow your eyes. So make a cup of tea, grab a donut and get comfy. If you're not in a state of fear and shock after last weeks stand out release that was Resident Evil 7, then read on..... 31/01/17 Kill The Bad Guy  Kill The Bad Guy is a puzzle-based game with a seemingly calm, utopian atmosphere, but in actuality, it is a veritable playground for which to serve vile evil doers their ... Read More »
Injustice 2 hype is increasing ahead of it's launch this May, and a new character from the DC universe has been added to the roster in the guise of Robin. The trailer shows gameplay as Robin faces off against Batman. And it must be said, this is shaping up to become an excellent sequel for beat em up fans. Beta codes are also on their way out now, so check your emails if you have applied already! If you hadn't been put off DC characters knocking the stuffing out of each other for numerous reasons after last years Batman vs ... Read More »
IO Interactive and Square Enix have today announced via their website that a new difficulty level will be added to Hitman for it's physical disc release. The professional difficulty level is set to offer gamers a much tougher challenge. This will be achieved through new in-game features including new AI behavior, enhanced gameplay mechanics and unique rewards via a separate mastery track. New rules are also included such as the strict item rule. You'll now be noticed if you possess anything suspicious along with disguises that can become ruined dependent on your method of taking out NPC's. The list goes on ... Read More »
The wait may be a long and grueling road till the release of Tekken 7, scheduled currently for June 2nd. But we are getting more and more from the game in terms of trailers. The latest featuring pre-order fighter, Eliza. As well as this, Tekken 7 has joined the line up for Evo 2017. Eliza comes in the guise of a dark vampire with abilities including the summoning of supernatural powers to launch projectiles at her opponent, or, oddly, she can just drop to the floor and fall asleep. But enough of the talk, check out the gameplay trailer below: ... Read More »
It's been a long wait for Prey, but lets cut to the chase and put you out your misery. The game will launch worldwide on May 5th 2017. Arkane Studios, the developers behind Dishonored, bring us the sequel to the first Prey game, which launched over a decade ago. With around four years of development time under its belt, Prey is very much a FPS with a sci-fi theme. Check out the new gameplay trailer below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZf6khoZQsc The game has been looking very promising from what has been shown so far, we definitely think this is one to watch. We'll keep ... Read More »
Fans of the Kingdom Hearts series had a scare recently after the removal of the Xbox One logo from the games website. However Square Enix have been quick to point out that this was a removal 'in error'. It had been feared that although previously confirmed for Xbox One, that Sony had made a move to make the third iteration a console exclusive for the PS4. Coupled with the fact the Kingdom Hearts 2.8 is already exclusively only available on Sony's platform. It might also be worth noting that the original two entries in the series were PlayStation exclusive, there's ... Read More »
Major Nelson is having a productive afternoon at Xbox HQ. Not content with releasing the list of February's Games With Gold, he has just announced another backwards compatible title has become available. And believe it or not, it's a full disc release game. Announced via Twitter, Alice: Madness Returns joins the line up. The quirky sequel to the cult PC game American McGee's Alice was originally release back in 2011 to favorable reviews across the board. And if you're lucky enough to own a copy, you can now dust her off and revisit Wonderland. Being an EA game, I wouldn't ... Read More »
Xbox's Major Nelson has today revealed the line up for February's Games with Gold via Twitter, and it's shaping up to be a decent month of freebies! For Xbox One we have Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime. With respectably high scores on Metacritic ,they billed this oddly named title as a two-player micro platformer where you are bound within a neon spaceship. Not your cup of tea? Then how about the highly rated Project Cars! This will be available from the second half of the month. Backward compatible and 360 fans are also in for a treat during February. For the first two ... Read More »
Cast your minds back to Gamescom, August 2015. Remember a rather tasty looking city management sim being confirmed for Xbox One? If the answer is no, we can't blame you. But we have finally heard news from Paradox regarding the title. Paradox have confirmed that we will get our first look in 18 months of Cities Skylines at this years games Developers Conference (GDC) at the end of February. Having already sold over 2 million copies for the PC at the last count, reviews have been largely positive with an 85 Metacritic score and a slew of praise on Steam. Check ... Read More »

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