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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 largest publishers, so we know it’s only a matter of time before we start salivating over the confirmed specs for Sony’s newest video game console.

Join the Trophy Whores as they discuss, among other things, Song of the Deep, For Honor and The Last of Us 2.

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 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 communities, and Proven Gamer have only the fans to thank for pushing the podcast to soaring heights. 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 302 – Mass Effect Loses the Need for Speed

We’re still feeling the effects of Troy’s absence.  The DesTroyer of Insipid Arguments, who can lawyer you faster than Reggie Fils-Aime can smirk, has decided to leave Trophy Whores in light of backlash from a vocal minority of listeners.  We thought that everyone liked Zelda, Donkey Kong, Captain Falcon and Little Mac.

We miss you, Troy.  We know that it has been only one episode, but we miss you.  We had a good run.

Mass Effect Andromeda was supposed to re-invigorate BioWare’s sweeping and massive space odyssey; however, instead, the game created a rift between longtime fans.  Electronic Arts, BioWare’s parent company and video game publishing boogeyman, has decided to slow the turnaround on a sequel.  Given that Mass Effect is, uh, massively popular, we have no doubt that BioWare’s biggest franchise has an equally large future.

Join the Trophy Whores as they discuss, among other things, Mass Effect, BioWare Montreal, Square Enix and Need for Speed.

If we are being honest, and I feel that I speak for everyone on the show, we would trade Need of Speed for Split/Second any (and every) day of the week.  Long live the memory of Disney’s Black Rock Studio!

In a bit of big, 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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Final Target of Sarajevo Six Revealed

The sixth and final target from The Sarajevo Six is available with the launch of The Season Finale of Hitman, Episode 6: Hokkaido.  The target is TAHEIJI KOYAMA, codenamed “The Controller”.

He is the final living member of the SIGMA paramilitary group, and with his elimination, a particularly nasty chapter of recent history will be brought to a close.

PS4 players get exclusive access to The Sarajevo Six.  These are six bonus contracts that tell a self-contained side-story revolving around former members of a paramilitary unit called CICADA.

Agent 47 will travel the world in pursuit of his targets, with one bonus contract available in each location from the game.

Visit hitman.com for more information on HITMAN and the Sarajevo Six.

Check out the trailer for “The Controller” below:

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Hitman Season Finale Launches Today

The Finale to Season One of HITMAN launches today.  Players will embark on a mission called “Situs Inversus”. This is the culmination of everything players will have learned in terms of both gameplay and story.

A journey which began with a Prologue and Paris location in March, continued with Episode 2: Sapienza in April, Episode 3: Marrakesh in May, the Summer Bonus Episode in July, Episode 4: Bangkok in August, Episode 5: Colorado in September as we reach the season finale, Episode 6: Hokkaido today.

“It was a brave decision to go fully digital episodic with Hitman, fundamentally changing how we make the game, and for us it has been a major success,” said Hannes Seifert, Studio Head, Io-Interactive. “I want to say a big thank you to all the players for making this possible! Together we’ve built and run the biggest and most replayable locations of any Hitman game and added new live content every single week since launch. And although we’re now completing season one, this is only the beginning for our ever expanding World of Assassination.”

The Hokkaido location is set within the grounds of the hyper-exclusive GAMA private hospital and resort. This secluded facility is a fusion of Japanese beauty and cutting-edge technology, featuring its own Zen gardens, organic sushi restaurant and traditional Japanese hot spring. Agent 47 must locate two targets in this climactic Season Finale.

Check out the trailer for the Finale episode below:

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HITMAN Season Finale to Take Place in Japan

Io-Interactive has announced the destination and release date for the Season Finale of HITMAN, which will take place in Hokkaido, Japan on October 31.

The Season Finale for HITMAN Season One features a mission called “Situs Inversus” and is the culmination of everything players will have learnt in terms of both gameplay and story.

The Hokkaido location is set within the grounds of the hyper-exclusive GAMA private hospital and resort. This secluded facility is a fusion of Japanese beauty and cutting-edge technology, featuring its own Zen gardens, organic sushi restaurant and traditional Japanese hot spring. Agent 47 must locate two targets in this climactic Season Finale.

“It was a brave decision to go fully digital episodic with Hitman, fundamentally changing how we make the game, and for us it has been a major success,” said Hannes Seifert, Studio Head, Io-Interactive. “I want to say a big thank you to all the players for making this possible! Together we’ve built and run the biggest and most replayable locations of any Hitman game and added new live content every single week since launch. And although we’re now completing season one, this is only the beginning for our ever expanding World of Assassination.”

HITMAN began with a Prologue and Paris location in March, continued with Episode 2: Sapienza in April, Episode 3: Marrakesh in May, the Summer Bonus Episode in July, Episode 4: Bangkok in August, Episode 5: Colorado in September and the season finale, Episode 6: Hokkaido on October 31.

Check out the teaser trailer for the finale below:

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Hitman- 5th Target of the Sarajevo Six Available Now

The fifth target from the Playstation 4 exclusive bonus contracts, “The Sarajevo Six” is available now with the launch of Episode 5: Colorado.

Your target is Patrick Morgan, a former member of the CICADA Deniable Operations unit SIGMA, and is an expert in a wide range of combat techniques.

ICA files indicate that your target is a lethal combatant, who expects the worst following the mysterious deaths of four of his old unit.

PS4 players get exclusive access to The Sarajevo Six. These are six bonus contracts that tell a self-contained side story revolving around former members of a paramilitary unit called CICADA.

Agent 47 will travel the world in pursuit of his targets, with one bonus contract available in each location from the game.

Visit hitman.com for more information on HITMAN and the Sarajevo Six and check out the latest trailer below:

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Square Enix Shows Off Hitman Episode 4: Bangkok with New 360 Trailer

Square Enix continues it’s episodic release of the latest Hitman series, this time sending players to Thailand to a luxury hotel just outside of Bankok where a world-renowned rock band is recording their next big hit.  Unfortunately for the band, the lead singer and bassist, Jordan Cross, have gotten themselves into more than drugs, sex, and rock-and-roll and must pay with their lives!

Take a virtual tour around the Himmapan luxury hotel and resort, the location for the “Club 27” mission in HITMAN.  Travel through the halls and rooms and learn about Episode 4 with a fully 360 degree trailer! Keep your eyes open for some lesser known clues for how to take out your targets as well, anyone fancy a coconut…?

HITMAN is available now on the PlayStation4, Xbox One, and Windows PC.

 

 

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Trophy Whores 267 – Sibling Rivalry Renewed

Tricky, who has been absent from the show for three weeks, makes his return to Trophy Whores.  As much as the Trophy Whores tease Tricky, they have missed him.  Trophy Whores isn’t the same without Tricky — or any other host.  Lucia, the Ionvein, tags along.

The Trophy Whores, who are short Yield, dive into a swimming pool of chicanery.  It’s a scorcher of a summer, and everyone is trying to beat the heat.  Tricky and Donny can’t get through 20 minutes without renewing their sibling rivalry, which means that Trophy Whores has again achieved homeostasis.

San Diego Comic-Con is in full swing, and Lucia is our reporter on the ground.  Well, he has been to Comic-Con, and we think that counts.  We’re pretty sure that he has seen things related to comics, movies and video games.  The Justice League trailer appeared debuted at Comic-Con, and, unfortunately, Martian Manhunter was nowhere to be seen.  It’s nice to see Cyborg on the screen, but without Martian Manhunter, it doesn’t feel like a true Justice League movie.

Join the Trophy Whores as they discuss, among other things, Minecraft: Story Mode, Injustice 2, Rise of the Tomb Raider, and Sonic Mania.  It’s 2016, and, depending upon whom you ask, Sonic’s relevance and viability are dubious.  If this were 1992, then Sonic would be battling Mario for mascot supremacy.  Unfortunately, for Sega and Sonic, the hedgehog’s popularity has dried up like a slug on blacktop in August.

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Hitman Episode 2 coming to PS4, Xbox ONE, and PC April 26th

Love it or hate it’s episodic distribution, Hitman’s second episode has a new trailer out showcasing it’s April 26th release date. HITMAN is the sixth game in the blockbuster series and is the culmination of a journey started by Io-Interactive more than 17 years ago. It builds on the critically acclaimed and commercially successful foundation of games like Silent Assassin, Blood Money and the recent Hitman: Absolution.

HITMAN – Episode 2: Sapienza is available April 26 on PS4, Xbox One and PC.
The beautiful, sun-drenched coastal town of Sapienza is full of new challenges and packed with opportunities for the creative assassin to explore.

Your main target is Silvio Caruso, a brilliant bioengineer reportedly working on a DNA-Specific virus able to infect anyone anywhere in the world.

 

You can watch the trailer here:

 

 

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Trophy Whores 247 – Smack Talk City

As the Great Trophy War approaches, The Trophy Whores welcome the Remember the Loot crew to the show.  It’s a raucous episode.  Both sides fire off some serious smack talk, which you might expect from these two rowdy, rowdy teams.  If this were professional wrestling, and there will be plenty of wrasslin’ references and impersonations, then Proven Gamer would be promoting a five-on-five steel cage shouting match — with trophies and pride on the line!

This week, as every week, neither team gives an inch. The Trophy Whores have earned more trophies, as well as more Platinums, but the Loot — a.k.a. Poot — crew is not afraid.  In fact, they talk a big game.  Of course, you have to wonder if they bark harder than they bite.  Small dogs bark a lot, but they can never keep up with the big dogs.

Join the Trophy Whores and the Poot crew as they discuss Resident Evil, Hitman, PlayStation Vita TV, and war — the Great Trophy War.  Despite Darrell’s impersonations of famous wrestlers, the Trophy Whores are not phased.  If that is the best that he has in his arsenal, then he is better fit for YouTube than he is for a battle.  Nevertheless, Remember the Poot threw down the gauntlet, and the Trophy Whores accepted.

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Introducing ‘World of Assassination’ Trailer

Pre-order now live: All pre-orders to include the ‘classic’ REQUIEM pack
Pre-orders for Io-Interactive’s much anticipated new HITMAN™ game go live again today. Players will be able to pre-order the ‘Intro Pack’ or the ‘Full Experience’, both of which will guarantee access to the upcoming beta.

A new trailer titled; ‘World of Assassination’ has also been released by the studio today. The world of assassination is a place of hidden violence, secret deals and bloody murder. It is the world where agencies such as the ICA work in the shadows to bring balance – it is the setting for past, present and future Hitman games.

HITMAN will launch on March 11th for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, and Windows PC. The HITMAN beta starts on February 12th through February 14th on PlayStation 4 and February 19th through February 21st on PC. Players can guarantee access to the beta by pre-ordering the Full Experience or the new Intro Pack.

All pre-orders will also include the ‘classic’ REQUIEM pack which includes exclusive in-game digital items inspired by Hitman: Blood Money including the Requiem Legacy white suit, Blood Money shirt, tie and gloves, silenced ICA-19 chrome and white rubber duck explosive.

PlayStation users exclusively will also gain access to The Sarajevo Six. 6 Bonus Contracts, one of which will be released with each location and sees Agent 47 travel the world in pursuit of six former members of a paramilitary unit called CICADA in this self-contained side-story exclusive for PlayStation 4 users.

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Trophy Whores 241 – Rock Out With Your Doc Out

This week Jeromy “Doc” Adams, founder of Sarcastic Gamer and, more importantly, Extra Life, joins the Trophy Whores for fun, chatter and tomfoolery.  Without Doc, Trophy Whores likely wouldn’t exist.  Trophy Whores started as a Community Cast podcast on Sarcastic Gamer and later became the flagship show of Proven Gamer.  Thanks to Doc, The Four Whoresmen have the opportunity to share their opinions and rants with you, an appreciated and adored listener.

The Trophy Whores make the most of their time with Doc, as they discuss games, games, and … games.  Games!  Doc, not to be confused with time-traveling genius Doc Brown, is a podcasting pro, so you are in for a real treat.  Tricky reeks of fanboy this week, but if you know Doc, then you know that he is the Brad Pitt of the podcasting world.  People love him.

Join our posse of Doc Adams (and Doc Brown) fanboys as we discuss, among other things, Grim Fandango Remastered, Until Dawn, Rock Band 4, Hitman, World of Tanks, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

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