Microsoft

  • Exploring Xbox Game Pass for PC

    If you’ve read my articles before you’ll know I usually swing for PlayStation. I’ve been in that ecosystem so long it’s my first stop for most multi-platform game releases. Steam usually follows up as a close second for smaller titles; especially if there’s a sale on. This year though...
  • Tanked Up 228 – Spiritfarer and Tiny Xbox Consoles

    We get together this week to discuss the new Xbox consoles, this was before the Series X price was announced, briefly touch on Paradise Killer and delve into our thoughts on Spiritfarer. A few technical difficulties in Birmingham kick Lucy off the pod before she gets to discuss Tony...
  • 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...