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Trophy Whores 295 – The Tricky Rule

This week, the Trophy Whores share sad news: Masaya Nakamura, who founded Namco, has passed away.  He was a pioneer in the video game industry, and Proven Gamer want to pay our respects to Nakamura and his work.

As always, the guys have the latest and greatest news from the world of PlayStation, including the February lineup of free games, courtesy of PlayStation Plus, as well as the PlayStation firmware update 4.50, which enables external HDD support for the PlayStation 4.

In a bit of big, big news, Trophy Whores has been approved for iHeartRadio, which greatly expands the show’s footprint and reach. It’s a tremendous honor for the show to be part of iHeartRadio’s massive and respected community, and Proven Gamer have only the fans to thank for pushing the podcast to this point.  The Trophy Whores work hard to put out a quality weekly show, but they owe so much love to their listeners, who keep the show strong and growing.

Join the Trophy Whores as they discuss, among other things, Double Dragon IV, DC Universe Online, “The Tricky Rule,” Starwhal, and PS4 Pro Boost Mode.

The Trophy Whores also debate President Donald Trump’s attempts to increase the number of manufacturing jobs in the United States, which includes a potential tariff that increases the prices of video games and consoles.   At this point, the tariff is merely an idea, but the Trophy Whores share their concerns about its possible implementation.

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Trophy Whores 271 – Beating a Dead Horse with No Man’s Jokes

This week the Trophy Whores press on without Tricky.  In other words, episode 271 has started off on the right foot — even though podcasts don’t have feet.  Granted, with the boss on hiatus, there’s plenty of opportunity for this ship to careen around the corner and run into a wall.  The Trophy Whores podcast for fun, and they never take themselves too seriously.  It’s an art form that they’ve perfected.  What’s more fun than having fun?  If you ask Donny, he’d say cracking jokes on No Man’s Sky.

No Man’s Sky, like a horse that’s been beaten beyond death, has been getting a lot of attention; however, lately, much of that attention hasn’t been positive.  It seems that the game hasn’t been able to match the hype that went from a flame to a bonfire.  Everyone saw that coming.  While No Man’s Sky might deliver on some of its potential, the consensus seems to be that the game has under-delivered.   Yield, who has been riding shotgun in the hype train, isn’t discouraged by the naysayers, but he sure doesn’t sell us on his (lack of) enthusiasm.

Join the Trophy Whores as they discuss, among other things, (more) No Man’s Sky, Dead Rising 4 and PlayStation 4 firmware update 4.0.

Alex has a special shout-out this week.  On September 16, at Gallery K on Barret Avenue in Louisville, his friend Avalon is holding an art gallery for the survivor modeling project, This is MY Body, which features sexual assault survivors.  Through this event, these brave women hope to reclaim their bodies and raise sexual assault awareness by speaking out against a pervasive problem in our country.  Admission is free.  Magazine copies featuring the models and photographs will be sold at the show, and the profits will be donated to the Center for Women and Families.  The gallery will be open from 4:45 pm to 10 pm.  It will be a fantastic event, and if possible, you should go.

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