The Division 2

  • Tanked Up 158 – So much beer, so little politics

    A slightly bigger beer week this episode as we all drink 3 beers each. We also discuss some more Division 2 and Ubisoft’s issues with political narratives, Lucy’s been playing Photographs and tells us how harrowing it can be and we finish on a little word about the Taps...
  • Tanked Up 156 – It’s not about Politics

    We’ve all played games! Whooo! Lucy kicks off the discussion with Tick Tock: A tale for two, a co-op synchronous puzzle game then briefly touches on Engare. Ben and Aadil have been playing The Division 2 and try to focus this week on the positives of the game. Politics...
  • Overriding Anticipation and Managing Expectations

    Days, if not weeks or months before the release of a game I’m looking forward to I start to get excited. Excited at the prospect of experiencing something new. Whether that be a story, a compelling game play loop or a co-op experience I will try to learn more...
  • Tanked up 151 – Post Apocalyptic Open Worlds and The Division 2

    Ben and Aadil get together to discuss two topics this week. What have games relied upon for too long and our time playing the Division 2 private beta; all whilst drinking some beers. Aadil continues his Korean beer experience with a Blackcurrant Milkshake IPA from The Booth Brewing and...
  • My time with The Division 2 beta

    I spent a reasonable amount of time this past weekend with the private beta build of the Division 2. Not as much as I would have liked but that’s general to my gaming time these days. I was going to put down my views on the beta build almost...
  • Tanked Up 146 – Most Anticipated Games of 2019

    In the first episode of 2019 Ben and Aadil discuss their most anticipated games of the coming year. Some of these games have firm release dates, others don’t so hopefully their not repeated this time next year. Games touched upon include Control, Metro Exodus, Anthem, Doom Eternal, In the...
  • Why I’m excited for The Division 2

    I played a lot of Ubisoft’s The Division when it released in early 2016. It was one of my favourite games in a year where my tastes were catered to consistently with new releases. It was a competent third person cover shooter that did something well no other game...
  • Microsoft’s E3 Media Briefing Breakdown

    Scott and Moody talk about their personal highlights and a few low points of Microsoft’s 2018 media briefing. Discussed – Gears of War, Battle Royale modes, Cyberpunk 2077, Ninja Theory, DMC 5, Dying Light 2, Sekiro, Crackdown 3, February 22, Jump Force, Ori and the Will of the Wisps,...