Trophy Whores 343 – God of War Ushers in E3 News

Well, after a few short breaths to recover from PAX East, we’re discussing early news for E3 2018.  While it might seem obvious that Anthem and Fortnite have been pegged for the biggest annual electronic entertainment expo in the U.S., we take every opportunity possible to discuss Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us Part 2…

Trophy Whores 339 – His is Bigger

Tricky and Yield argue over whose television is bigger.  Well, Yield has a bigger television, but, of course, Tricky is willing to dish out the cash to prove that he has the biggest ego. Have you seen the people who drive the big trucks or the fast sports cars?  Add Tricky to the list of…

Trophy Whores 318 – Steve’s Horrifying Descent into Platinum Chasing

Well, Steve has opened Pandora’s Box. With merely four Platinum trophies, he has asked the Trophy Whores, who are infamous for compiling Platinums like forest creatures collecting food for winter, for game recommendations. Has Steve set himself down a dark path? How will his humanity survive? October is sneaking up on us, which means costumes,…

Trophy Whores 314 – Franchises Can’t Live Forever

Based on that title, you might think that we’re going to take aim at some beloved video game franchises.  And you are right.  Surprisingly, Sonic the Hedgehog is not among them.  Let’s be honest, whenever this subject comes up, Sonic is almost a shoe-in for mention.  Instead, Tricky and Yield set their sights higher. And…

Crash Bandicoot Spun me to the PlayStation Brand

Crash Bandicoot changed my gaming habits. When you’re 10 years old, and a fan of silly cartoon characters who emit bright colors and flash stupid grins, Crash Bandicoot doesn’t need to say much to grab your attention.  Despite undeniable charm, Naughty Dog’s furry orange tornado uttered fewer sentences than a Ballpark hot dog. In 1995,…

Trophy Whores 287 – Honor Among Trophy Whores

If you have listened to last episode, and, of course you have, then you know that Tricky is beelining toward his first tramp stamp.  I don’t know how we got to this point, but the pot at the end of this rainbow teems with equal parts hilarity and terror.  For his first tramp stamp, he…

Trophy Whores 264 – Mightiest Number of 3

Alex runs the show this week, so you know that he’s gonna wreak Havok — like Alex Summers in X-Men: Apocalypse.  When Tricky is away, the Trophy Whores will play like three bandits who happen upon an unsupervised truck of video games.  The Trophy Whores, and Proven Gamer, don’t endorse larceny, or theft of any…

What Makes Uncharted 4 So Special?

Over the past 2 weeks, I have played and beaten all of the Uncharted games on PS4 and it was AWESOME! Developer Naughty Dog sure does tell a great story, no one can argue that. However, Uncharted 4, in my heart of hearts, holds something special for me that I have never seen before. One…

Trophy Whores 259 – Shell-Shocked By Superheroes

Nate is not a fan of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan.  The former unofficial fifth Trophy Whore has never been afraid to brandish his opinion like a bludgeon, so you know that he can be brutal.  Nate dismantles Mutants in Manhattan.  Donny is a bit less harsh when describing his experience with Mutants…

Trophy Whores 256 – Resident Darrell Finds Gold

Resident Darrell joins the show (this week) and, before providing the best impersonations of Donny that anyone has ever heard, gives his thoughts on the Great Trophy War and shares the spoils of his latest haul of video games.  Darrell, a proud and outspoken member of the Remember the Loot crew, always brings his “A”…

The Last of Us 2 Confirmed

*Update* While the game was not confirmed at E3, it was confirmed at PSX 2016. *Original Story* On Proven Gamer’s visit to PAX East 2016 it was confirmed by an unnamed, yet very reliable source very close to the project, that The Last of Us 2 is in development, and will have a formal appearance…

Trophy Whores 254 – Bringer of the PAX Plague

Tricky and the Trophy Whores, which sounds like a fantastic name for a hip-hop group, have big news to break, but I don’t want to give it away.  And by big news, I mean “you heard it here first” news.  You’ll have to be patient; however, the Trophy Whores have plenty of chatter to keep…

Trophy Whores 238 – Solid Wars: Kojima Productions Awakens

Like so many nerds, Tricky is still reeling from Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens.  He spares the details, because Alex and Yield haven’t seen it yet, and Tricky knows that they would send armies of spiders his way if he says too much; however, Tricky says it’s a good movie.  Donny doesn’t agree,…

Paris Games Week (Recap)

Hello boys and girls if you are a social media junky like some of us you already likely know it is Paris Games Week. Though if you have secluded yourself into a darkened disconnected room for the week until the air is free of The Walking Dead spoilers no worries we have you covered with…