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.
  • 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...
  • Pokémon still has me on the Go

    I’ve a love, hate relationship with Pokémon Go. On one hand it gives me the nostalgic feeling of the original Pokémon game and is a nice distraction whilst out walking. On the other hand it’s just not good, it’s too random, repeatative and incomplete. So why do I keep...
  • On The Test – Splatoon 2

    Nintendo unleashed the first Test Fire for Splatoon 2  during March and we’ve got together to throw paint around and discuss what we liked and didn’t. Ben is joined by first time On The Testers Andy Webb and Lucy Yearwood who give their thoughts on the beta as well...
  • Bear With Me Review

    It was a wet, dark February evening. I’d had a long day chasing leads and was ready for a quiet evening. Little E crawled into the room and locked eyes with me. I could tell she was tired from brawling rummys all day so I let her rest and...
  • On The Test – Ghost Recon Wildlands Beta

    In this episode Ben Nother, Aadil Kurji and Alfred Rome discuss the huge open world shooter Wildlands. They get into the mechanics, the bugs, their concerns and future tweaks they’d want to see. Give us your thoughts on the TCGR Wildlands beta over on twitter @outoflivespod  ...
  • Tanked Up 62 – Toby’s Caterpillar

    Ben and Lucy discuss the games they’ve recently been playing. Lucy’s been getting into her puzzles in ‘She Remembered Caterpillars’ and ‘Toby: The Secret Mine’ whilst Ben’s been taking advantage of the recent psn sales with ‘Ratchet & Clank’ and ‘Virginia’. Lucy drinks a Moor ‘Raw’ bitter beer and...
  • Tanked Up 60 – Hitman of Doom

    Join us for the last episode of 2016. This week Ben is joined by the Queen of Indies Lucy Yearwood replacing Aadil who is lost in Canada somewhere with no Internet or beer. They talk about finding the time to return to the games missed this year starting with...