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.
  • Death’s Door review

    I have a big problem with Death’s Door, or at least with the writing of this review. Whilst I want to tell you about it, the charm of the characters, the fluidity of the combat and the sheer joy it’s brought me I’d much rather just be playing it....
  • Ghost of Tsushima – One year on

    We are one year on from another of Sony’s big exclusive games of 2020 so Ben and Adam get together to discuss Ghost of Tsushima. They cover their lasting impressions, what made the game great, the new Director’s Cut edition and Iki Island DLC, and finish on what they...
  • Tanked Up 272 – What franchise should we play?

    Join Lucy, Aadil, and Ben as they talk through their week in games over some beers. Ben asks the question what franchise’s should you play from the beginning which leads to Lucy wanting to discuss GTA6. Finally, Aadil has been playing Induction on the Switch and wants to discuss....
  • Tanked Up 271 – A juicy, human pulp apocalypse

    What! Yeah, we are not really sure either. This week Lucy has spent most of her time watching Games Done Quick and wants to chat about Geoguessr. She’s also dabbled with painting towns in Townscapper and gets a little through Ender Lilies. Aadil puts his logic hat on to...
  • Tanked Up 270 – Mundaun, Death’s Door and The Procession to Calvery

    On this weeks packed show Aadil gives his thoughts on the first hour of Mundaun, a Swiss horror game from Hidden Fields. Ben previews Deaths Door the upcoming Devolver Digital published and Acid Nerve developed isometric action game staring a Crow. Lucy has two games to chat about, firstly...
  • The Last of Us Part III – Exploring Ideas

    Following Lucy and Ben’s discussion one year on from The Last of Us Part II they explore and discuss what they want from Part III (If it ever exists). They run through possible story ideas, which characters may be the focus and whether it could be a ‘The Last...
  • Tanked Up 269 – Being Chivalrous to the open world

    This week Lucy is having a rest so we drag Adam kicking and screaming back to join us. Not really, he really wanted to talk about Chivarly 2. Aadil played through A Night Before The Deadline on stream and has thoughts he wants to share, and Ben has been...
  • The Last of Us Part II – One year on

    We are one year on from the release of Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us Part II; one of, subjectively, 2020’s best games. Lucy and Ben get together to discuss the game and the lasting effects it has had on them. The whole game is discussed so, spoilers. ​...
  • Tanked Up 267 – Elite IPAness: Odyssey

    Its a tap takeover of sorts as Adam joins us once again. He wants to chat through Elite Dangerous and its newest expansion, Odyssey. We give him the episode to describe the game, the new updates, and what Frontier Developments have done across the games 6 years. We also...