Sonic Forces Announces Character Creation

Sega has announced a new gameplay style for their upcoming Sonic Forces. Along with Modern and Classic Sonic playstyles, players will now be able to create their own characters. The creator will give players visual options to make their character look exactly as they wish. There will also be different animal body types that come with their…

Nintendo Direct Coming Tomorrow

Nintendo has announced that they will be holding a new Nintendo Direct stream tomorrow. The stream will focus on its upcoming fighting game arms, but will also show a new trailer for Splatoon 2. The direct will take place at 3PM PST tomorrow. The stream will be viewable on the Nintendo website.  

EA’s Do’s and Don’ts For E3 2017

The month of May is a month of anticipation, speculation, and excitement for the video game world. It means that in just a few weeks, it will be time for the next Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3. For three days, the video game world will converge in Los Angeles. Games will be revealed, rumors will…

SHU Review

Shu begins like a 2D platformer plucked from the NES era: a malevolent entity unceremoniously appears and lays waste to your hometown. As the last vestige of hope, the village elder tasks you with defeating the ancient evil before it brings about the end of the world. The set-up is as conventional as it gets,…

Ghost Recon Wildlads Second Expansion Launches May 30th

Ubisoft has announced that the second expansion to Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands will launch for season pass holders on May 30. Fallen Ghosts will release for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC at the same time. Players that don’t have the season pass will be able to purchase the expansion on June 6. Fallen Ghosts takes…

Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 Coming in November

Following the success of Lego Marvel Super Heroes, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced that Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 will launch November 17 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The game will also release on Nintendo Switch this Christmas. The game will put players in the hub world of Chronopolis. From there, they will battle Kang the…

Legend of Zelda Mobile Game Reportedly in Development

According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, Zelda will be the next Nintendo franchise making its way to mobile gaming. The report also mentions that the game will be developed by DeNA. Since Nintendo originally announced that they would be going into the mobile market Miitomo, Fire Emblem Heroes, and Super Mario Run have been released. The…

The Top 5 Mothers in Video Games – Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all the Moms and Grandmas out there! Mothers are the glue that holds a family together. The matriarchal holiday is a way of celebrating a well deserved force in the family dynamic. Sure…its been done before, but all those other lists are inferior. Our method of curating this list are far…

Tom Brady Revealed As Madden 18 Cover Athlete

EA has announced that Tom Brady, the five-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback for the New England Patriots will be on the cover of Madden NFL 18. The game launches for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on August 25. Not only is this the first time that Brady will be on the cover of Madden, it is…

Dynasty Warriors 9 Announced

Koei Tecmo has announced that Dynasty Warriors 9 will be coming to the west. At this time, there is no release date or list of platforms that the game will launch on. Dynasty Warriors 9 will put players in China. The massive open-world will feature dynamic day/night and weather cycles. 83 characters from the Dynasty Warriors franchise…

Nintendo Announces E3 Plans

With E3 rapidly approaching, more companies are starting to reveal what fans and journalists can expect from them at the event. Nintendo has now revealed their plans for the three-day video game showcase. Nintendo will start tings off with on June 13 at 9 a.m. PST with their Nintendo Spotlight: E3 2017 video presentation. The video will highlight…

End Of Business

After much deliberation, I, the Troyce of Reason and desTroyer of insipid arguments, vacate my seat on Trophy Whores. In recent weeks, a vocal minority has complained that my contributions vary from the core content of the show, and I feel that this unwanted discussion has irked listeners and sullied the unquestionable reputation of the…

The Smart Marks 182 – No Champ? No Problem!

We’re back this week and have hit the F5 button! No, not Brock’s finisher, but we’re back from a week off and feel refreshed for your listening pleasures. We catch up on the last two weeks of wrestling and look forward to what’s next! We appreciate your listening! Please subscribe to the The Smart Marks…

Reports Emerging of BioWare Putting Mass Effect On Hold

According to a report by Kotaku, BioWare and development studio BioWare Montreal will be putting future Mass Effect games on hold. The report also states that a group of employees at the studio in Montreal was transferred to EA Motive work Star Wars Battlefront II. For those that stayed at BioWare Montreal,  the studio is set to…

Vanquish Confirmed for PC

After dropping a small tease in the latest Bayonetta patch for PC, Sega has confirmed that the third-person, sci-fi shooter Vanquish will be coming to PC on May 25. Players who pre-order the game will receive a 5 track soundtrack sampler, character and enemy avatars, art book and exclusive wallpapers. In addition, gamers who already own…

Mario Kart 8: Deluxe – Review

Tuning Up the King of the Kart The last Mario Kart that I purchased was Double Dash on the Nintendo Game Cube. Double Dash was an incredible cart racer, and the very rock bottom of my Mario Kart addiction. In the following years, it would take a heavy 12 step Playstation rehab program and cleansed…

Trophy Whores 301 – The Troyce of Reason Yields

With episode 300 in the books, we return to our normally scheduled shenanigans.  As always, we warn you that silliness and sarcasm abound.  We assume that’s what you’re here for.  Don’t let anyone tell you not to end a sentence in a preposition. As we inch closer to summer, when the pool of noteworthy games…

Screenshot of Next Assassin’s Creed Leaks Online

For some time now, the rumors have been swirling that the next Assassin’s Creed game would take players Egypt. A screenshot that was posted to Reddit and confirmed by Eurogamer seems to confirm these suspicions. In the upper left corner of the screenshot, the mission description says “Follow Shadya to Khenut’s villa”. Khenut was a queen…

Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series Episode One Review

Telltale has done a pretty fantastic job of acquiring licenses to some of the most popular franchises in recent memory. Whether is be past or present Telltale has managed to take existing IP and present their own stories with their charming and yet sometimes janky episodic formula. Guardians of the Galaxy is no exception. The…