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 106 – Mobile Madness or Gaming Fatigue

    Lucy, Aadil and Ben are casual gamers. It’s true, don’t try to defend them. Ben hates games and only likes casual educational experiences like the Assassin’s Creed: Origins Discovery mode. Aadil hasn’t touched a game in months but has been poking Zenge a mobile game, a mobile game! Uhh...
  • Episode 7 – Celeste, Shadow of the Colossus and Sony’s server issues

    The PlayStation Forecast is back with Ben and Dave running down all the PlayStation news from the last couple of weeks. They chat the games they’ve been playing in Celeste, Bloodborne and Shadow of the Colossus. The news is a mixed bag from PS Plus, server issues, new hardware...
  • Tanked Up 105 – Shadow of Celeste

    Ben and Lucy grab some beers and chat about the games they’ve been playing over the last week. Lucy kicks off with Celeste, A 2D platformer with a story, and Ben counters with Bloodborne, the Gothic inspired boss battler. Lucy comes back with dystopian set, narrative driven The Red...
  • Tanked Up 104 – Playing Streets of Rage at Wiper and True

    Ben and Aadil went on a little day trip to the Wiper and True tap room to sample some of their and some of Partizan Brewing’s beers. This included the collaboration ‘Smoking Jacket’ Porter and the beer Ben drinks during the episode the ‘Phantasmagoria’ IPA from Wiper and True....
  • Cycle 28 Beta Impressions

    Cycle 28, developed by Pill Bug Interactive, is a 2D arcade space shooter with a twist. “As Olivia Bergen – a flight lieutenant that has become separated from her fleet – you only know Cycle 27. You live it over, and over, and over again. And if that wasn’t...
  • Civilization 6 Lunch Break Impressions – Part 1

    It’s lunch time and Ben has nothing better to do than play some video games. Being a big Civilization fan who sacrilegiously missed 6 when it released he thought it was probably time to give it a go. Especially as the new expansion releases pretty soon. Whilst he think’s...
  • Tanked Up 103 – The Dark Side of Gaming

    This week features all three of us, huzzah! But we chat the darker side of gaming from Epic Games closing down Paragon after only 2 years to the arcade mode in Star Wars Battlefront 2 being tied to the mulitplayer for progression which has been designed around loot boxes...
  • Episode 6 – Finally, a God of War release date and PS shoes

    It’s here! We finally have the first release date for the slate of PlayStation exclusives coming to PS4 this year in God of War, therefore we talk about it and all the extras a release date brings. We’ve new releases and what we’ve been playing to talk about like...
  • Tanked Up 102 – Jousting with Genitals

    We recorded an excellent episode and then it all exploded. So Lucy and Ben decided to get together again to drink more and discuss Genital Jousting. It’s just come out of early access with a story mode. Ben drinks the Icelandic White Ale from Einstok Olgerd and Lucy has...