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.
  • Planet Zoo & the new Conservation Pack

    I'm incredibly late to the party with Planet Zoo...
  • The Not E3 Showcase Round-up

    E3 season is here and whilst E3 isn’t happening lots of Not E3 things are still going on. Is it E3, isn’t it E3, how many times can an opening have E3 in? Who knows. With the confusion of what is or isn’t E3, it can be incredibly hard...
  • Tanked Up 318 – Mechs in the West

    It’s just one episode from us this week but it’s the joy of a longer one. We discuss the games we’ve been playing starting with mech twin-stick shooter Uragun, jumping into eldritch cowboys in Wierd West and heading back to the arcade with Astro Ace. Ben and Aadil drink...
  • OlliOlli World Review

    OlliOlli World is cool. I mean really cool. Radical, excellent and all the 90s words that signify that it is incredibly cool. OlliOlli World, as with its predecessors, makes me feel like I can skate, evoking a sense that I want to be out there on a board tearing...
  • Which studios could be next for PlayStation?

    Everyone’s on a buying spree in the gaming world. Embracer Group has been snapping up studios, Tencent has been putting its fingers in as many pies as possible, EA owns Codemasters and all the racing games and Microsoft has made potentially the biggest purchase in gaming history picking up...
  • Tanked Up 300 – Into the Canadian wilderness

    Aadil is back! And to celebrate episode 300 we had him join us from the frozen north. We go all over the shop this episode discussing Brewdog and the current business practices. Aadil’s been on the word games including Wordle, Lewdle, and Absurdle. Lucy chats Vampire Survivors and Ben...
  • My guide to tackling the February of open worlds

    It’s finally February and with it comes a slew of open-world, big-budget game releases. First, Dying Light 2 that will potentially take 500 hours to 100%; a game with more written words than most novels. Then there’s Horizon Forbidden West: no doubt bigger in scope with more things to...
  • Tanked Up 299 – The Company of Darkness

    Despite the dark title and the image you have in your head of Bobby Kotick we have a jolly old time not chatting about the ActiBlizz purchase. Lucy kicks off the show with thoughts on The Company Man, the 2D action platformer from Forust Studio. Ben then delves into...
  • Tanked Up 298 – Infinite, Dying Open Worlds

    This week we are joined by a returning Stephen (points_of_brew) to chat about getting back into gaming and what he has been playing. There is Fortnite chat, Far Cry 6, big thoughts on Halo Infinite and a discussion on open worlds and game length including the news of Dying...