The Fourth Player - Ep.125 - Straight Up Ballers

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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.

—The Fourth Player

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Episode 124

Agents of Mayhem has finally hit and… it’s something. Paul & Nathan dive in to the reality of Volition’s latest title, and how it measures up to their expectations. The team also discussion the upcoming release of Destiny 2.

Episode 123

In this latest episode, the team slap on construction hats and get to building in both Fortnite, and Kingdoms and Castles. Paul also weighs in on the mayo / ketchup debate with Splatoon 2. Warning: May contain traces of Paula Abdul.

Episode 122

Episode 122

With Ben returning from a 5 week stint in Europe, the team is finally back together again. Paul explores life as a monster hunter in the original The Witcher, Nathan channels John Wick in SUPERHOT VR and prepares Max to lose friends in anticipation of his first game of Diplomacy.

Episode 121

With E3 now behind us, the team deliver their own hot takes on what they thought of this years announcements. In addition Paul gives his thoughts on Nintendo’s Arms while Nathan delves into the metal prehistoric world of Horizon: Zero Dawn.

THE TEAM

Meet the boys

Paul

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

Ben

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

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

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.

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