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 appears on the Tanked up podcast, but we are pretty sure he isn't aware of that.
  • Out of the XFire 2.3 – Hackers Delight

    Dave’s played Uncharted on easy! whilst Ben’s been playing Hellblade on absolutely brutal smash your face in difficulty. Also mentioned just a little, No Man’s Sky and the Atlus Rises DLC (expansion?). The news this week features all the autumn/winter games conferences, Gamescom, Paris games week and PSX, and...
  • Out of the XFire 2.2 – The Lost God of Sacrifice

    Ben and Dave get together to discuss a selection of Playstation news from the last two weeks, what they’ve been playing and add another Game to Dave’s list of must plays. There’s a little focus on PS Plus too after a rather infuriating email was received by those subscribed...
  • On The Test – Destiny 2

    We return with the first of this summer/autumns big FPS beta tests, Destiny 2. Ben is joined by two veteran Guardians, Dave Wyatt and Ross Falconer to discuss both the game and the beta test itself. Both Ross and Dave give Ben a little background on some of the...
  • Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles review

    Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles is all about discovery. It’s at the heart of everything you do in this beautiful open world adventure. Yonder feels familiar. It takes a few standard game mechanics and allows you to partake in them as much as you want, to an extent. The...
  • Out of the Xfire 2.1 – A New Dawn

    Xfire is back and with a new crew who run through the latest Playstation news and discuss a few choice games. This week includes Horizon: Zero Dawn, Until Dawn, Crash Bandicoot, GT Sport, Destiny 2 and Battlefront 2 (the new one)....
  • Out of the Xfire – Prelude 2.0

    We’re back. Almost....
  • Dead by Daylight review

    Dead By Daylight can be a fast paced fun survival game, a slow and tense strategy game or a brutal first person hunting simulator. Above all it can be terrifying. This is a game to play alone, in the dark, with only the voices of your friends and their...
  • The Witcher 3: Different Choices

    The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt was a huge success when it released two years ago. It was my favourite game of that year and is on my list of all time greats. It’s writing, characters and world drew me in instantly without having played the previous entries or...
  • Why Demos Matter

    I’ve always loved a good demo. As a kid I looked forward to a game magazine being published more for the attached demo disk than the articles or features. With a limited library of games as a youngster, a disc full of small slices would open you up to...