The Fourth Player video game podcast

It's Dark Souls time again except it isn't. Paul jumps in to Team Ninja's stellar take on the franchise - Nioh, while Max gets ready to make a splash in competitive esports with Smite tactics. We also take the time to discuss the end of an era with the axing of Good Game.

Direct download: The_Fourth_Player_-_Ep_115.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:26pm EST

The Nintendo Switch is coming and the boys from The Fourth Player are coming at you with their first impressions after an extensive hands on showing of the new console. Kick off the new year right with a look at what may be Nintendo's most controversial console yet.

Direct download: The_Fourth_Player_-_Ep_114.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:03pm EST

With the end of the year upon us, it's time to reflect on the most important things in our lives... video games. Max delves deep into the life of an assassin with the episodic Hitman and Nathan demands Santa deliver him a puppy-cat for Christmas thanks to The Last Guardian. The boys also discuss the year that was and answer lots of listener email.

Direct download: The_Fourth_Player_-_Ep_113.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:54pm EST

Join the lads this episode as Paul delves deep into the mysterious world of hacking and social change via Watchdogs 2 (with, thankfully, no Aiden Pierce) while Nathan slaps a saddle on a chicken and goes chocobo riding in the oft-delayed Final Fantasy XV. Also discover the answer to the big question of the day - Which WWE/WWF wrestler would make the best Santa.

Direct download: The_Fourth_Player_-_Ep_112.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:15pm EST

It feels like it's been forever but the team is all back together again to talk gaming. This episode, Paul dives into the Skyrim remaster and experiences the joys of modding. Meanwhile Nathan joins forces with BT in Titanfall 2 and discusses with the rest of the team why its release has been so problematic. 

Direct download: the-fourth-player-ep111.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:35pm EST

It's PAX AUS time! Join Nathan as he explores the halls of the latest iteration of Australia's largest games convention. Featuring interviews with journo-cum-dev Dan Hindes, Hand of Fate 2's Morgan Jaffit and boardgame artist extrordinaire Ian O'Toole. Not to mention our very special guest - a tired and overworked Paul Houlihan.

Direct download: The_Fourth_Player_-_Ep_110.mp3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:02am EST

Grab your motion controllers, slap a helmet on your head and join the Ben and Paul as they enter the realm of VR - discussing both the Playstation VR and Occulus Rift line up. While the others look to the future, Nathan looks to the past with his first impressions of history simulator Civilization VI.

Direct download: The_Fourth_Player_-_Ep_109.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:43pm EST

Cars, ghosts and Lego, oh my. Breathe deep on the petrol fumes of Forza Horizon 3, bust ghosts with the latest entry in Lego Dimensions, and ponder the question of franchise innovation with The Fourth Player team. No Tracy Chapman's were harmed in the recording of this podcast.

Direct download: The_Fourth_Player_-_Ep_108.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:52pm EST

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.

Direct download: The_Fourth_Player_-_Ep_107.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:26pm EST

As Ben sits patiently at home awaiting the imminent arrival of his newborn, Paul, Max and Nathan take this opportunity to gush about the Shin Megami Tensei franchise - specifically Persona 3 and Tokyo Mirage Sessions. We also revisit media's reaction to Nintendo's upcoming console.

Direct download: The_Fourth_Player_-_Ep_106.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:04am EST