Ben Nother

Ben is like a fine wine, he spends far to much time in cellars. He deliberately developed a stutter and a slur and walks with a limp to conceal his raging alcohol problem. Once beat up a fish for looking at him funny. Ben hosts the Tanked up podcast, but we are pretty sure he isn't aware of that.
  • Tanked Up 194 – Super Crush KO and game delays

    The gang return to chat Lucy’s time with Super Crush KO, game preservation, Ben’s time with Jedi Fallen Order and the recent delay to Final Fantasy 7 remake. Yes, we recorded before the Cyberpunk 2077 delay but we do predict it. Ben and Aadil are drinking this week with...
  • The Insane Gaming Spring

    How have we got to this point? It’s the end of the current console generation, the last year in the life of the PS4 and the Xbox One. Yet, we have a bunch of huge games releasing this spring. Games so big we’ve been thinking and waiting for them...
  • Tanked Up 193 – Most anticipated of 2020 with Lauren Aitken

    Aadil and Ben are joined by former OutofLiveser Lauren Aitken now of VG24/7 for beers, our most anticipated games of 2020 and what we’d like to see change in the industry moving forward. Lauren drinks We’ll Always Have Paris from Sori brewing then kicks to a splash of gin....
  • My favourite games of the decade 2010-2019 – Ben

    It feels like a long decade doesn’t it. Among the ever-expanding movie universes and TV shows, we’ve been treated to some of the best games ever made. The last few years especially producing a lot of top tier experiences. This list features my favourite games (and a whole genre)...
  • Tanked Up 192 – Our Favourite Games of the Decade 2010-2019

    As a continuation from episode 191 the gang kept drinking and moved on to discuss their favourite games and genres of the decade. The drinking continued too with Aadil having beers from Unity and Good Chemistry, Lucy sinking back North Brewing Co and a Whiplash X Pig’s Ear collab...
  • Tanked Up 191 – Our Favourite Games of 2019

    Aadil, Ben and Lucy got together for a big episode, so big it’s been split into two shows. For this episode, they run down their top 10 video games of 2019. Aadil’s beers come from Whiplash and Cloudwater. Lucy has a Brew By Numbers and a beer from Track....
  • Tanked Up 190 – 25 years of PlayStation

    It’s a very rare episode this week as Ben is all alone. He chats about growing up with PlayStation and what he’d like to see from the upcoming PS5 on the PlayStation’s 25th anniversary. Of course, he has a beer and drinks Geeked Up from Gamma Brewing Co....
  • Not Game of the Year 2019

    We’re getting towards the end of 2019 and the inevitable discussions of around Game of the year. We’ll probably talk around this or Game of the Decade on Tanked Up at some point, rounding out the list of games we think others would enjoy and that we want to...
  • Tanked Up 189 – Apple Arcade is in Control

    This week ben and Lucy delve into the games that they’ve been playing. Lucy has spent time with some smaller experiences, playing My Brother Rabbit and the Apple Arcade games Assemble With Care and Tangle Tower. She has also started Control which Ben is deep into. Should it be...