The Fourth Player video game podcast (general)

After a little hiatus, the fourth player team is back and better than ever... or at least, the same as ever. Which is still good right?

In this episode Ben regales us with his time in Fortnite, Paul scratches his action RPG itch with Inquisitor and the team discuss the techniques games use to maintain long term play.

Direct download: The_Fourth_Player_-_Ep_130.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:47am EDT

Cute little piggies, giant dragons and more body part based weaponry than a David Cronenberg film. Yes, Monster Hunter is back. In addition to discussing the latest entry in Capcom's storied franchise, Paul, Ben and Nathan give their thoughts on the Nintendo Labo and the delightful narrative mobile game Florence. 

Direct download: The_Fourth_Player_-_Ep_129.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:54pm EDT

With Nathan off ingesting miniature paints or something, it's up to the rest of the team to dig deep into the open world of NBA 2K 2018 while Max regales everyone with tales of debauchery from his related press trip. In addition Ben gets a master class in eSports and seemingly comes out none-the-wiser for it. Contains traces of Boyz 2 Men.

Direct download: The_Fourth_Player_-_Ep_125.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:04am EDT

Join the team as Paul and Max spar over Bioware's latest Mass Effect entry and Ben get's his melee on with For Honor. And then, for a bit of extra flavour, we dive into the relationship of the Snorks and the Smurfs for some reason.

Direct download: The_Fourth_Player_-_Ep_119.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:24pm EDT

Move over Breath of the Wild, Nathan is declaring your time in the sun as 2017's best game is over with the arrival of Yoko Taro's NieR: Automata. In addition, the team analyse the fan and critical reaction to the latest entry in the Mass Effect franchise - Andromeda. 

Direct download: The_Fourth_Player_-_Ep_118.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:56pm EDT

In this special episode Paul teams up with friend of the podcast Henry T. Casey over a few drinks in New York City. Listen as the two discuss wrestling, their origins in gaming, and more.

Direct download: The_Fourth_Player_-_Ep_117-5.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:56pm EDT

With Paul joining Frank West on his last hurrah with Dead Rising 4, he and the rest of the team take a moment to reflect on the right and wrong ways to end long running franchises. On a slightly less amusing note, the team also delve into the controversy surrounding Pewdiepie and why no tears are being shed over his current woes.

Direct download: The_Fourth_Player_-_Ep_116.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:30pm EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT