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.
  • Tanked Up 241 – Open World Wants & Point and Click Adventures

    This week Ben and Aadil tackle to question of what open-world games can do next to move the genre forward. This topic leads to Aadils initial thoughts on Marvels Spider-Man and Bens counter with what Miles Morales improves upon. Aadil has also been adventuring with a return to Gibbous:...
  • Alba: A Wildlife Adventure Review

    We’re coming to the end of a different and difficult year. A year where more and more cultural, societal and environmental issues have taken a prominent place in conversations; and rightfully so. As someone who has been vocal and supported the people driving a resolution to these issues, I...
  • Lunch Break Let’s Play – Curse of the Dead Gods

    During his lunch break, Ben dove into the temples of Curse of the Dead Gods, from Passtech Games and Focus Home Interactive. First, he enters the new temple ‘Eagles Spire’ for a short run then jumps to one of the event temples and tries The Darkest Explorer. You seek...
  • Tanked Up 240 – Super Hop! Super Hop!

    This week the title in no way matches what we talk about, just a casual interjection from Aadil is the inspiration. We do however talk about The Last Guardian, Days Gone, The Solitaire Conspiracy, Into the Breach, SiNKR 2, Going Under and Gunnhildr. We also discuss an email a...
  • Tanked Up 239 – Miles and miles of Dune Sea

    It is just Aadil and Ben this week discussing what they have been playing over a few beers. There is more talk of Spider-Man Miles Morales, Hades and a quick trip to Myst. The Last Guardian and the PS Plus Collection are also discussed and Aadil gives us his...
  • Lunch Break Lets Play – 80’s Overdrive

    Ben spends his lunch break cruising the streets, racing some familiar characters and outrunning the cops in 80’s Overdrive. The game released in 2017 but has recently come to the Switch and PC. 80’s OVERDRIVE is a 2D pixelart racing game, designed to take you back in time to...
  • Tanked Up 238 – Going Under the Tetris Arena tours of New York

    On the show this week the beers are cracked and Lucy Gose to Hollywood with her first beer from To Øl, Aadil drinks Buxtons Ace Edge and Ben has Now We Are Here from Verdant. Games are discussed and Aadil leads with an update to Magic the Gathering Arena....
  • Tanked Up 237 – Do we need those new consoles?

    Asking the big questions every week Ben says Do we feel left out by not having the new consoles, Xbox Series X and the PlayStation 5. Lucy is firmly in this gen still, having played Tetris Effect, South of the Circle and All For You. Whilst Aadil is on...
  • Lunch Break Let’s Play – Undungeon Arena

    For Ben’s recent lunch break let’s play he returns to Undungeon Arena from Laughing Machines and Tiny Build. This time he plays as The Void and does a little better than he was doing with Marduk last week. Become a space gladiator and battle across multiple arenas in this...