The Fourth Player - Ep.91 – Divisive Bucket Heist

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—The Fourth Player


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Episode 90

We are joined by Tim Best from Mighty Games Group to talk new year resolutions for 2016; what we hope to see and pray we won’t. Nathan admits to playing Senran Kagura.

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Episode 89

In this episode, Paul and Max are joined by returning guest Stephen Heller from Surprise Attack Games and Pixels for Breakfast to talk 2015 in review. Year of the pony, Rebel Galaxy, Rocket League, Lego etc.

Episode 88

Paul, Nathan & Max get explodey with Just Cause 3, cardy with Hand of Fate and ponder the role of crowd funding with the announcement of Psychonauts 2.

Episode 87

Join the team as Pual, Ben, Nathan and Max shoot first in Star Wars Battlefront and capture all the points in Hi-Rez’s latest F2P title Paladins. We also discuss party games and wish Ben a fond farewell as he heads off on his honeymoon.


Meet the boys


Paul “Hoops” Houlihan worked in Public Relations for publishers including THQ, Capcom and Sega. He now writes about games, plays boardgames and basketball. All awkwardly.


Ben Abbott worked as a game developer in everything from QA to Producer for studios including Rockstar North, Real Time Worlds, Atari and Bluetongue.
Nathan 'ElPrez' Cocks


Nathan “Space Wizard” Cocks has been writing about videogames for over a decade for outlets including PC PowerPlay, Hyper Magazine, Official PlayStation Magazine and Games.On.Net

Max 'dshban' Laughton

Max “dshban” Laughton has been playing and thinking critically about videogames his entire life and is a co-host of popular podcast, Smart Wrestling Fan.


Thoughts and musings in written form from the guys.


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