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.
  • Tanked Up 114 – Unsettling games and scary beer tax breaks

    Once again Ben and Lucy delve into the world of video games whilst supping some excellent beers. We start with some beer chat, tax breaks and the price of a pint. Ben’s played the first add-on for Assassin’s Creed Origins ‘The Hidden One’s’. Lucy has sunk some time into...
  • Minit Review and Speed Run

    “It’s a beautiful and brutal throw back to adventure games of old.” Minit reviewed on PS4 by Ben Nother This isn’t just a review however, this is the quickest complete run of the game Ben has done. If you don’t want to see how to complete a quick run...
  • Tanked Up 113 – The Year So Far

    We’ve a couple of smaller titles to talk about today. Ben’s played the mobile puzzle game ‘Umiro’ and Lucy’s playing something similar called ‘Sally’s Law’. We finish the episode with a discussion on our favourite games from the year so far. Lucy drinks two stouts to reflect her mood...
  • Devil Daggers lunch break let’s play

    It’s lunch time and Ben’s moved house so has some back catalogue catching up to do starting with Devil Daggers. It’s pure carnage. “Devil Daggers is a fast-paced shooter that places you in an abyssal arena to face endless legions of demons. Armed with versatile magic daggers and a...
  • Minit Review

    Minit, at it’s core, is a classic top down adventure game. You explore, collect items to progress, meet others and help them before working out where the big bad is and trying to stop them. Minit’s twist however is just that, a minute. You can only do what you...
  • Tanked Up 112 – Gone in 60 seconds

    Ben and Lucy are here to drink and discuss their love for the new release Minit, where you die every 60 seconds. There’s chat of the co-op game A Way Out too and it’s Lucy who’s been playing it! We finish on the news of Spider-man getting a date...
  • Tanked Up 111 – Retreading Recent Ground

    There’s talk of beers and talk of videogames as Ben and Lucy delve into an advertising faux pas, Florence (again), Shadow of the Colossus (again), Telltale Batman (again) and finish on something new in Octahedron. Go here if you haven’t seen the advert: https://news.sky.com/story/heineken-advert-branded-terribly-racist-over-lighter-is-better-tagline-11307349 Ben drinks a Lost and Found...
  • Tanked Up 110 – Return to Castle Wolfenstein

    It’s a Ben and Lucy WillSmithisode so they have a chat about Wolfenstein 2, one of Lucy’s favourite games from 2017 and the one Ben’s been putting his time into. Lucy’s played a really long game on Switch (probably whilst she was on the toilet) called Never Stop Sneaking,...
  • Tanked Up 109 – Czech Yourself, We’ve Played Games

    We’ve all played Games, the funk has been kicked. Aadil has finally jumped into ‘Mario Odyssey’ which leads to a brief discussion on cheat codes. Lucy’s been getting a puzzle kick in ‘Q.U.B.E 2’. The game to help Ben kick the funk is the arcade space shooter ‘Cycle 28’....