The Fourth Player
We are a videogame podcast from the mouths and minds of people from the land of the videogame. We are a collection of current and former developers, publishers, journalists and players who talk about the games we love and loathe.
Listen back through the most recent episodes
With everyone back in the same room again, the team turn their eyes to Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, then reminisce about days gone by as Paul experiences his first ever LAN. Warning: Podcast may contain ranting Nathans.
As Ben sits patiently at home awaiting the imminent arrival of his newborn, the boys take the opportunity to gush over Shin Megami Tensei franchise – specifically Persona 3 & Tokyo Mirage Sessions.
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 “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.