The Amazing Benign with B-TEN: Definitive Edition Alpha Collection Redux

Starring Gabe Carey, James Daly, Bill Thomas, and Simon “Sez” O’Neill

As we relaunch Benign with B-TEN, our discussion begins with the recent controversy of games being released in an unfinished state, our community’s 2014 game of the year picks, and our hosts’ explanations of how they ended up here talking about video games on the internet.

B-TEN Interviews Shovel Knight’s Nick Wozniak

by Gabe Carey

B-TEN editor-in-chief Gabe Carey sits down for a discussion with the developer of retro-styled indie platformer Shovel Knight, asking both personal inquiries and special requests made by communities such as the Benign with B-TEN and Nintendo Voice Chat Facebook groups.

Benign with B-TEN: What Are You Most Excited for This Year?

by B-TEN Editors


Benign with B-TEN host Gabe Carey returns with Dennis McCarson, Patrick Toworfe, James Daly, and Simon O’Neill to discuss their impressions of the Destiny Beta as well as the games and movies they’re most excited to experience this year. What are YOU most excited for in 2014? Let us know in the comments below.

What If Zelda Was a Girl? – A Heated Debate About Female Representation in Video Games

by B-TEN Editors

Nadina Osmani joins the usual Benign with B-TEN crew to discuss a controversial yet topical subject in the video games industry: do we need MORE or BETTER female representation in games, or are games fine the way they are now? Let us know your thoughts by tweeting at us:

Benign with B-TEN: Tales from the Gaming Drought

by B-TEN Editors

Gabe Carey, Dennis McCarson, and Patrick Toworfe join forces to discuss what they’ve been playing during the gaming drought. Unfortunately, this means Dennis does most of the talking using his outlandish Philadelphian humor. Slow news day indeed.

B-TEN Interviews Thom Clancy

by B-TEN Staff

Thom Clancy, son of famed author Tom Clancy, joins Benign with B-TEN to discuss his recently produced game, Sanctuary, as well as his professional desire to work at Ubisoft alongside the teams who develop the Rainbow Six and Splinter Cell titles. He talks about everything from his favorite video games to the future of the industry and what he thought of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege at this year’s E3 event.

Benign with B-TEN: How a Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Could Actually Work

by B-TEN Staff



Benign host Gabe Carey joins stand-up comedian Dennis McCarson along with B-TEN senior editors James Daly and Patrick Toworfe to discuss CGI movie adaptions of video games, social justice, and Spider-Man tropes in this longer-than-usual episode of Benign with B-TEN.

Benign with B-TEN: Watch Dogs, Mario Kart 8, and E3 Predictions

by B-TEN.com Staff

Games, games, and more games. It’s the Phil Spencer of podcasts featuring B-TEN editor-in-chief Gabe Carey along with associate editors Dennis McCarson, James Daly, Simon O’Neill, and Jes Taylor (AKA The Justice League) as they partake in in-depth arguments about things that don’t really matter.

Benign with B-TEN: The Citizen Kane of Podcasts

by B-TEN.com Staff

Gabe Carey joins stand-up comedian Dennis McCarson along with fellow B-TENers Simon O’Neill, James Daly, and Anthony Vernon to discuss Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, Destiny’s $500 million budget, as well as an assortment of hypothetical entertainment scenarios and self-referential humor. As the Ninja Turtles would say, it was a shell of a time.

Podcast: Senile Team Founder Talks Dreamcast Development in 2014

by B-TEN.com Staff

Senile Team founder Roel Van Mastbergen discusses the complications of developing for a 15-year-old console and explains why he desired to do so to begin with. He even mentions his favorite (and least favorite) video game of all time.