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Trophy Whores 340 – In the Shadow of God of War

By now, it’s surprising that we don’t have a LEGO game set in the Pixar universe.  Toy Story seems ripe for an adaptation, but if a LEGO Incredibles game includes some of Pixar’s most beloved characters, such as Rex, Sully and Heimlich, then we’re all in for a treat.  Sometimes, we could all go for a trip to Pizza Planet, followed by a few scoops of softball-sized ice cream.  Sprinkles are optional — but encouraged.

And while LEGO Incredibles hasn’t been officially announced, we’re learning more (and more) about God of War, which is so close that we can almost lick it like a Polaroid picture.  God of War focuses a lot of attention on Atreus, Kratos’ son, who seems to be the anchor for Kratos’ mortality, as well as the light that shows the endearing side of Kratos, who is best known for yelling at things and then murdering them.  If God of War is going to unlock its full potential, then we don’t need a new mythos or new monsters, we need to see deeper into Kratos’ soul and consciousness.

Join the Trophy Whores as they discuss, among other things, Bloodborne, The Legend Zelda: Breath of the Wild, A Way Out, Star Wars and Shadow of the Tomb Raider.  Shit.  We’ve got a full plate this week.  You have to finish the slices of pizza before you can eat ice cream.  And before you leave Pizza Planet, play the claw game.  I hear the prizes are particularly friendly — and green!

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 Gamer’s Humble Bundle partnership.

In a bit of big news, iHeartRadio streams episodes of Trophy Whores, 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.

We appreciate your support (and your ears)!

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Trophy Whores 328 – PSX-plosion

Join the Trophy Whores as they discuss, among other things, Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds, Medievil, From Software, World War Z, Tomb Raider and Mega Man X.

In a bit of big news, iHeartRadio streams episodes of Trophy Whores, 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.

We appreciate your support (and your ears)!

Please subscribe to the Trophy Whores feed in iTunes or RSS and please leave a review. We won’t give you cookies, but it will help us make the show better.

You can find us on Twitter: @TrophyWhores  and @ProvenGamer

You can also email us at TrophyWhores.

If you wish, you can always download the show here – Trophy Whores 328 – PSX-plosion

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Bandai Namco’s Brutal Action/Adventure RPG Prepares For It’s 2016 Debut

Dark Souls 3 is the latest installment in the Dark Souls series by Bandai Namco and has been confirmed to release in North America April 12th, 2016.  Since its release in March of 2015, Bloodborne has become a growing success, and fans of the Souls’ series who have explored the dark, mysterious world of Yharnum were introduced to a faster style of gameplay as opposed to the slower, more strategic pace that fans were used to in the previous Souls’ series.  Developer From Software aims to continue this style of gameplay in its newest installment by mixing the best of both worlds by enhancing the roll mechanic to function faster, like in Bloodborne, along with the blocking mechanic familiar in Dark Souls.

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Bandai Namco released a gameplay trailer in December which was also later revealed at PSX 2015 that showcased the game’s improved gameplay, but at a price, for enemies were also as brutal and relentless as ever.  Players fortunate enough to make it through the wooded path are engaged in combat on a cliff side leading to a castle like structure only to be met with enemy spear-like projectiles from a distance, as if hurled by a distant foe simultaneously.  After fighting their way through the onslaught of enemies with Bloodborne influenced characteristics, players find themselves in a courtyard surrounded by yet another angry mob and a seemingly harmless Oak tree in the background….

Click the video below to view the PSX 2015 gameplay trailer and for more news on Dark Souls 3, find it on ProvenGamer.com