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 and Out of the X Fire, but we are pretty sure he isn't aware of that.
  • Pokémon Go adding generation three

    News of third generation Pokémon coming to Pokémon Go very soon is spreading. It started with a leaked image (reported via Eurogamer) which had been sighted on the Apple app store and posted to and shared on Reddit’s Silph Road. The image shows the three starter Pokémon from the...
  • Playstation Forecast Episode 1: Naughty Dogs and a Quantic Nightmare

    Episode 1 is upon us. Dave and Ben kick off our new PlayStation focused podcast by chatting That’s You! and The Elder Scrolls Online. Talk through this weeks PlayStation news including people being angry at Quantic Dream and Sony, sales numbers and awards. They discuss Naughty Dog in a...
  • Tanked Up 96 – Elements of the Macarena

    Everyone does the Macarena. We drink three different pairings from the recent Beer 52 x Anders Elements project. We chat different ingredient changes, yeast, malts and hops and how this effects the taste of a beer. Lots of beer chat ensues then onto gamez. Ben’s got a PS4 and...
  • Syphon Filter, remasters and remakes

    I’m always intrigued when I see a remaster or a remake of an older game or franchise announced. I often however, rarely get a chance to play them. My time is usually taken up by a new, fresh release or the current multiplayer game I’m playing with friends. To...
  • Hand of Fate 2 Review

    Hand of Fate 2 is a dungeon crawling rogue-a-like and third person action RPG, which really puts an emphasis on player choice, or at least the perception of player choice. What really makes this game, developed and published by Defiant Development, stand out is its use of deck building...
  • Tanked Up 93 – FrankenPod

    Well we tried. This is two pods mashed together. The first is a beer each and a discussion on Spec Ops: The Line between Ben, Lucy and Aadil. This then runs into a second podcast recorded the week before. In it Ben had to leave because of a screaming...
  • Out of the XFire 2.9 – Sony’s PGW Playstation Media Showcase

    It’s Paris Games Week and Sony have thrown a lot of information out there and in their own words ‘E3 was only half the story.’ Ben and Dave run through the pre-show and media showcase giving their thoughts on the announcements, trailers, and the games shown. Also this is...
  • Tanked Up, Good Chemistry and Chance & Counters get smashed part 2

    Part 2 of the greatest collaboration of the year. We’ve another very beer filled two hours for you. Don’t worry it doesn’t affect our ability to be eloquent, concise and stay on topic at all.  But we drink more, more than we’ve ever drank before on the show. We...
  • Tanked UP, Good Chemistry and Chance & Counters get smashed

    That’s right, Ben is joined by Sam of Good Chemistry brewing and Steve, Dickie and Kit from Chance & Counters, a Bristol based board game cafe, and this is only part 1. It’s the biggest collaboration of the year! We chat all things Chance & Counters, who they are...