Trophy Whores 393 – E3 2019: Sony Steps Away; Microsoft Steps Up

This week, the Trophy Whores dig into the press conferences from E3 2019.  Sony, of course, decided not to attend, which gave Microsoft the opportunity to hog the spotlight.  Nintendo, too, made gamers cheer with big announcements and elating surprises.  After the annual explosion of news, as only E3 can provide, the Trophy Whores have…

Trophy Whores 391 – One Console Under a Throbbing Harley Quinn

Tricky is going to lose this challenge.  Attain one hundred percent of Joe Danger trophies?  Sorry, Tricky; the money is on Alex. This week, Tricky explains how he supports the idea of cross-platform play, for games like Fortnite and Rocket League, but he is also wary of the idea, which he thinks might have people…

Trophy Whores 390 – Splinter Cell and Twitter Crossover

There are certainly better ways to announce a game.  For instance, you could write the news on a piece of paper, tie that paper to a pigeon’s leg, and let that pigeon hop about the streets of New York City.  On second thought, people don’t pay attention to pigeons, other than to shoo them away,…

Trophy Whores 389 – The Nightmares of Days Gone and the Dreams of E3

On another exciting and excellent episode of Trophy Whores, the guys share early E3 news and mull the list of confirmed (and rumored) games set to appear at the Colossus of Rhodes of video game shows … in the States.  The Mount Rushmore of American video game-a-paloozas.  Yes, we’re already talking about the Electronic Entertainment…

Trophy Whores 388 – WTF is Death Stranding?

No snappy description. Join Yield and Alex as they discuss various Playstation news including Death Stranding, new ps4 sales milestone achieved, and much much more 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…

Trophy Whores 387 – Paradise City Takedown

No snappy description. Join Yield, Tricky, and Alex as they discuss various Playstation news including God Of War, Playstation 5 specs, Burnout Paradise finally burning out and much much more 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…

Trophy Whores 386 – Dawn Of A New PlayStation On The Horizon

This week the Trophy Whores discuss rumors surrounding the price point of the — rumored — PlayStation 5, as well as whispers of a sequel to Horizon Zero Dawn.  Sony is making Horizon into a series; no one should be surprised.  If you are shocked, then promptly re-watch the end of Guerrilla Games’ 2017 masterpiece. …

Trophy Whores 385 (Part 2) – Wrestlemania Predictions

In this bonus episode, Tricky, Alex, and Yield predict WrestleMania matches 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…

Trophy Whores 385 – Tricky’s Tales from PAX East

Tricky returns from Boston with tales from PAX East.  He fulfilled Yield’s shopping list; however, what did he think of the games on the show floor?  Tricky spills all the details on his annual trek to Boston.  What’s more, he, Gimli’s favorite cousin, teases the return of a recent guest.  What’s the big deal about…

Trophy Whores 384 – Welcome to PAX Pandora

This week the Trophy Whores cover the biggest news from PAX East 2019: Yield’s swag shopping list.  Tricky is a brave man for trying to track down all of that loot.  Alex and Yield loot the newsroom and discuss the headlines from the Gearbox panel, as well as a new-ish role for beloved horror hero…

Trophy Whores 383 – Holy Ship! Nice Teraflops

Tricky rejoins the fray and shares his early thoughts on the pros and cons of Ubisoft’s The Division 2.  He has hit the ground running and, despite some technical issues and bugs, seems to enjoy the game.  But with PAX East approaching, even The Division 2 can’t steal an entire episode.  On the go-home show…

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.…