Trophy Whores 382 – Take Exit 3 to Boston

We’re on the road to PAX East, and with Tricky sitting out this week, Alex and Yield discuss a (potential) sequel and a spiritual successor that are sure to drive gamers into a frenzy.  You should stock up on munitions and find a safe house, because before we get to PAX, we’re taking on hordes…

Trophy Whores 381 – Interview with Bombfest Lead Dev Zac Pierce

This week the Trophy Whores welcome a special guest: Zac Pierce, the lead developer of critically acclaimed and praised indie party game Bombfest.  Zac shares insights on the latest goings-on in the video game industry, and he goes in-depth about his dynamite smash-hit, which he describes as “sumo wrestling with bombs.” To be honest, it’s…

Trophy Whores 380 – Anthem for the Craven-Dick Wedding

Apparently, players are having a lot of problems with Electronic Arts’ Anthem.  We want to give EA some credit for their library of games, but, oftentimes, they make it so hard.  EA does have a tendency to piss off its customers while trying to make a buck.  Ask a Star Wars fan.  Ask a Dead…

Trophy Whores 379 – Odin’s Wrath and Heroes of Hyrule

Tricky has returned — and he’s already starting fights.  On this episode of Trophy Whores, Tricky and Alex go head to head on God of War … and the Legend of Zelda.  Sure, this is a PlayStation podcast, but even Microsoft knows that Nintendo parties harder than Andrew W.K. Join the Trophy Whores as they…

Trophy Whores 378 – God of War Mops Up

Kratos has dominated — more like eviscerated and disemboweled — the Olympian Gods, and after a successful 2018 campaign, the Ghost of Sparta took to the 22nd annual D.I.C.E. awards like a chainsaw through Woody Woodpecker. Join the Trophy Whores as they discuss, among other things, the might of God of War and deep cuts…

Trophy Whores 377 – Xbox Live Bleeds into Nintendo Waters

Microsoft wants to expand its Xbox Live service beyond their proprietary home console.  And computer.  Xbox Live has been on PCs for a dog’s age.  Microsoft wants you to access to your Xbox Live account on PCs, phones, toasters and milk cartons — although some of that technology is light years away.  For now, or…

Trophy Whores 376 – Poke the Bear

With rumors flying fast and furiously, you can hardly avoid the chatter surrounding the imminent release of the PlayStation 5.  At the heart of the latest speculation is Sony’s attempt to patent technology that brings backward compatibility (of video game software) to the PS5.  Sony Computer Entertainment has put dev-kits in the hands of the…

Trophy Whores 374 – Freakers Come out at Night

This April, we welcome Days Gone to PlayStation 4, and Yield is preparing by rigorously killing zombies in Guns, Gore and Cannolis.  The Freakers aren’t zombies — but they sure evoke the same sense of panic.  Freakers are terrifyingly relentless, so you need more than guns to survive in this nightmarish game of pulse-throttling action.…

Trophy Whores 373 – Welcome Back, Tricky

Tricky returns after an extended hiatus, and, alongside Alex and Yield, discusses rumors surrounding Amazon and big news on the split between Bungie and Activision.  Even though Bungie has benefited from high-profile partnerships, you know that they are excited about their newfound autonomy.  Say goodbye to those early bedtimes! Join the Trophy Whores as they…

Trophy Whores 371 – The Holiday Haul Gifts a New Year

It’s time to reset the calendars, and as we leave 2018 behind, join the Trophy Whores as they share some of their favorite holiday memories from all generations of the PlayStation console family.  What’s more, Alex and Yield look forward and discuss what they hope to accomplish, in the world of PlayStation, during 2019. We…

Trophy Whores – 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

It’s the most wonderful — and stressful — time of the year, when video games fly at you like thirsty vampire bats in a dark, abandoned mine shaft.  Prepare to holster your elation as your grandmother gives you those utterly embarrassing “World’s Best Grandchild” and “I Love my Grandchild” sweaters that you secretly adore.  We…

Trophy Whores 370 – No Moss

Insomniac Games earned a lot of recognition at the Game Awards, as Marvel’s Spider-Man earned many nominations for various awards.  Unfortunately for Insomniac, the house that Ratchet and Clank helped build, Marvel’s Spider-Man has earned much praise, but the game didn’t win an award during the Game Awards.  To be honest, while Insomniac appreciates recognition…

Trophy Whores 369 – Better Than Superman

It’s the season of giving — except for Rocksteady, developers of three Batman Arkham games, as they aren’t giving any clues that point to the identity of their next game.  How dare those Grinches keep us in the dark?! Join Alex and Yield, as they discuss, among other things, Rocket League, ONRUSH and Superman. We…

Trophy Whores 368 – Black Friday Birthday Candles

Cheers, Sony Computer Entertainment!  Your sweet, sweet baby, the PlayStation 4, which brings joy to ladies and gents far and wide, has turned five years old.  With Sony celebrating the fifth anniversary of the release of the PS4, Alex and Yield, surviving to tell tales of Black Friday 2018, look back on some of their…

Trophy Whores 367 – Ghost Of Black Fridays Past

No witty summary. Alex and Yield, the TAG TEAM of whores bring you this weeks show. Enjoy We are happy and proud to share that Proven Gamer has partnered with the Humble Bundle! The Humble Bundle is a fantastic initiative and program that allows games to score a litany of games on the cheap —…

Trophy Whores 366 – Rockstar’s Money Magnets

Red Dead Redemption.  Grand Theft Auto.  Whether we’re talking RDR 2 or GTA 6, Rockstar Games, and parent company Take Two Interactive, stand to make a lot of money off of its workhorse series.  During its first week of sales, Red Dead Redemption 2 went Tyrannosaurus Rex on entertainment sales records and forcibly dislodged the…

Trophy Whores 365 – Full Circle

No witty summary. Just Tricky, Alex, Yield, and Stephen back together to talk anything, everything Playstation In a bit of big news that would make the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles proud, iHeartRadio and Spotify host episodes of Trophy Whores.  It’s a tremendous honor for the show to be part of two massive and respected entertainment…

Trophy Whores 364 – Boy Do We Have A Tale To Tell

We are happy and proud to share that Proven Gamer has partnered with the Humble Bundle! The Humble Bundle is a fantastic initiative and program that allows games to score a litany of games on the cheap — all while making charitable donations to various groups and organizations. You can click here for the details on Proven…

Trophy Whores 363 – Nerds On A Mid-Level

Tricky and Yield are invaded by a nerd on a mid-level. Join the guys as they discuss video games and role play. Yes. We are serious! We are happy and proud to share that Proven Gamer has partnered with the Humble Bundle! The Humble Bundle is a fantastic initiative and program that allows games to…