Microsoft

  • Welcome To Salvage Saturday!

    I don’t know where to start with Blackbird Interactive’s latest game; Hardspace: Shipbreaker. It’s so unlike any other game I’ve played that it’s difficult to draw comparisons to help me contextualise it for you. Here’s the blurb on Steam “Equipped with cutting-edge salvaging tech, carve & slice spaceships to...
  • How the DualSense could cut the cost of a console

    We’re getting more and more information about the, still supposed to be released this year, PlayStation 5. If you’ve even a passing interest in PlayStation you may have seen and read about the new DualSense control pad for the PS5 (even if you haven’t it’s been plastered everywhere). It...
  • PS5 & XSX – Discussing The Next Generation

    Adam and Ben get together to discuss the next generation of consoles from the information released on them so far. They weigh up the tech specs of the Xbox Series X and the PlayStation 5 and if they matter, what some of it means and what they need to...
  • Next Gen Will Be In A Solid State

    It’s E3! Microsoft have given us the first details on the shape of their next generation offering, coming in late 2020, titled Project Scarlett. Since I did write down some thoughts on the details Sony released, in a Wired article, about the PS5; I thought I should do the...
  • A 2019 Tanked Up E3 Xbox chat

    Lucy, Ben and Aadil chat through the things they enjoyed the most and least from Microsoft’s Xbox E3 briefing....
  • Tanked Up 166 – People give Kojima a mean time

    With Aadil in Canada for another week… wait, he’s in this episode? Aadil makes an early afternoon appearance to join Ben and long-time listener, first-time guest Callum Orr. They discuss what Callum’s been up to now he’s a fully fledged member of the craft beer industry, Instagram vs face...
  • Tanked Up 164 – An Unexpected Union

    We kick off with a discussion on the Microsoft and Sony announcement and what Nintendo is doing with Mario maker 2. Ben’s played A Plague Tale: Innocence, Lucy’s played Alt-Frequencies and Aadil has played Florence. The beers this week are ‘Massive Azzac’ from Arbor Ales, ‘Maz’ from Omnipollo, The...
  • Tanked Up 153 – Game Pass for everyone in the Metro

    Ben, Aadil and Lucy get together to discuss the games they’ve been playing; Metro Exodus, Ape Out, Super Type, Mini Metro and Pikuniku. They also chat about the potential of Game Pass coming to everything and a forward thinking Microsoft. The beers this week are a mixed bad of...
  • 12 Reasons Why E3 is for YOU – The Gamer at Home

    E3 2018 had some amazing moments. Some great games were shown, really pushing the technology and hyping players around the world! However, beyond the games and beyond the press jargon, there are often some great moments, especially for you at home. Whether it is funny scenes, touching moments or...