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 188 – Gooigi’s Beer Factory

    Ben, Aadil and ghost Lucy get together to run down some of the weeks’ big news and discuss the games they’ve been playing. Aadil doesn’t talk about Blacksad but does bring up Pokemon Sword and Shield shutting down other tech, inevitably Google Stadia is then brought up. Ben has...
  • Tanked Up 187 – The Three S’s, Sparklite, Star Wars and Stadia

    It’s a duo cast again this week as Ben and Aadil discuss Ben’s time with Sparklite, fomo around Death Stranding and Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and a big rundown of Google Stadia’s launch line up. They drink the craft lager from Toast, Velocity from Saltaire Brewery, Beardo IPA...
  • Tanked Up 186 – Blowing Off Steam

    Ben and Aadil are joined this week by technical issues, a slight future echo from Aadil’s audio. They chat about an update on the Blizzard situation, Telltale’s The Walking Dead Final Season and Steam’s new library layout. Aadil’s beers are Origin from Northern Monk and Jule Maelk from To...
  • Tanked Up 185 – Juicy Squirrel’s and Pretty Paintings

    This week Aadil does a live on-air unpackaging for The Outer Wilds, a game he hasn’t played yet. We all chat LoZ Link’s Awakening and Breath of the Wild, converse about the state of Breakpoint and Ubisoft and chat around having a unified account for all platforms. Ben loves...
  • Remembering Older Games

    I’ve been in a bit of a nostalgic mood. This isn’t like me but with the year rounding out I’ve been thinking about older games. Mostly games from this decade and this generation. Deciding upon my favourites and those I’m happy to never play again. I’ve been taken back...
  • Tanked Up 184 – Blizzard’s Causing A Storm

    This week Lucy has more Apple Arcade games to discuss focusing on Stela. Ben briefly mentions Concrete Genie and how much he likes it and to finish Aadil brings up everyone’s topic of the week Blizzard’s response to political messages about Hong Kong and China. The beers drank by...
  • Tanked Up 183 – Apple Arcades in a Cyberpunk Future

    There’s a lot packed in this week. Ben chats around his review for Neo Cab but has mostly been playing Nintendo’s new mobile offering Mario Kart Tour. Lucy finished Gears of War 5 and has been enjoying the new offerings included in the Apple Arcade subscription including Sayonara Wild...
  • Neo Cab Review

    The world is full of cyberpunk stories. The genre has had a resurgence in recent years. Altered Carbon, Mutant Year Zero and the development of Cyberpunk 2077 have kept it firmly in our minds. This doesn’t look to stop either with plenty of new smaller stories occupying a space...
  • Tanked Up 182 – Finger licking good

    Ben and Aadil get together to discuss the visual novel recently released by KFC, ‘I Love You, Colonel Sanders! A Finger Lickin’ Good Dating Simulator’. This spurs on a conversation around Visual novels, games such as Hatoful Boyfriend, and the developer’s other titles. Ben then brings up Arkham Knight...