Trophy Whores 390 – Splinter Cell and Twitter Crossover

There are certainly better ways to announce a game.  For instance, you could write the news on a piece of paper, tie that paper to a pigeon’s leg, and let that pigeon hop about the streets of New York City.  On second thought, people don’t pay attention to pigeons, other than to shoo them away,…

Trophy Whores 389 – The Nightmares of Days Gone and the Dreams of E3

On another exciting and excellent episode of Trophy Whores, the guys share early E3 news and mull the list of confirmed (and rumored) games set to appear at the Colossus of Rhodes of video game shows … in the States.  The Mount Rushmore of American video game-a-paloozas.  Yes, we’re already talking about the Electronic Entertainment…

Game Stuff 90 – PS Plus And Negatives

On this episode Kalai, Roberto, and Joe discuss their thoughts on the current state of PS Plus, and is the service still worth it. Special thanks to the shows contributors, you can find the band of our intro music, Take Away The Ugly here and find Isaac Sagoeii (the shows artist) at https://isaacsagoeiii.carbonmade.com/ Please subscribe…

Trophy Whores 386 – Dawn Of A New PlayStation On The Horizon

This week the Trophy Whores discuss rumors surrounding the price point of the — rumored — PlayStation 5, as well as whispers of a sequel to Horizon Zero Dawn.  Sony is making Horizon into a series; no one should be surprised.  If you are shocked, then promptly re-watch the end of Guerrilla Games’ 2017 masterpiece. …

Trophy Whores 385 – Tricky’s Tales from PAX East

Tricky returns from Boston with tales from PAX East.  He fulfilled Yield’s shopping list; however, what did he think of the games on the show floor?  Tricky spills all the details on his annual trek to Boston.  What’s more, he, Gimli’s favorite cousin, teases the return of a recent guest.  What’s the big deal about…

Trophy Whores 384 – Welcome to PAX Pandora

This week the Trophy Whores cover the biggest news from PAX East 2019: Yield’s swag shopping list.  Tricky is a brave man for trying to track down all of that loot.  Alex and Yield loot the newsroom and discuss the headlines from the Gearbox panel, as well as a new-ish role for beloved horror hero…

Trophy Whores 383 – Holy Ship! Nice Teraflops

Tricky rejoins the fray and shares his early thoughts on the pros and cons of Ubisoft’s The Division 2.  He has hit the ground running and, despite some technical issues and bugs, seems to enjoy the game.  But with PAX East approaching, even The Division 2 can’t steal an entire episode.  On the go-home show…

Trophy Whores 382 – Take Exit 3 to Boston

We’re on the road to PAX East, and with Tricky sitting out this week, Alex and Yield discuss a (potential) sequel and a spiritual successor that are sure to drive gamers into a frenzy.  You should stock up on munitions and find a safe house, because before we get to PAX, we’re taking on hordes…

Trophy Whores 381 – Interview with Bombfest Lead Dev Zac Pierce

This week the Trophy Whores welcome a special guest: Zac Pierce, the lead developer of critically acclaimed and praised indie party game Bombfest.  Zac shares insights on the latest goings-on in the video game industry, and he goes in-depth about his dynamite smash-hit, which he describes as “sumo wrestling with bombs.” To be honest, it’s…

Trophy Whores 380 – Anthem for the Craven-Dick Wedding

Apparently, players are having a lot of problems with Electronic Arts’ Anthem.  We want to give EA some credit for their library of games, but, oftentimes, they make it so hard.  EA does have a tendency to piss off its customers while trying to make a buck.  Ask a Star Wars fan.  Ask a Dead…

Trophy Whores 379 – Odin’s Wrath and Heroes of Hyrule

Tricky has returned — and he’s already starting fights.  On this episode of Trophy Whores, Tricky and Alex go head to head on God of War … and the Legend of Zelda.  Sure, this is a PlayStation podcast, but even Microsoft knows that Nintendo parties harder than Andrew W.K. Join the Trophy Whores as they…

Trophy Whores 378 – God of War Mops Up

Kratos has dominated — more like eviscerated and disemboweled — the Olympian Gods, and after a successful 2018 campaign, the Ghost of Sparta took to the 22nd annual D.I.C.E. awards like a chainsaw through Woody Woodpecker. Join the Trophy Whores as they discuss, among other things, the might of God of War and deep cuts…

Trophy Whores 377 – Xbox Live Bleeds into Nintendo Waters

Microsoft wants to expand its Xbox Live service beyond their proprietary home console.  And computer.  Xbox Live has been on PCs for a dog’s age.  Microsoft wants you to access to your Xbox Live account on PCs, phones, toasters and milk cartons — although some of that technology is light years away.  For now, or…

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…

Trophy Whores 371 – The Holiday Haul Gifts a New Year

It’s time to reset the calendars, and as we leave 2018 behind, join the Trophy Whores as they share some of their favorite holiday memories from all generations of the PlayStation console family.  What’s more, Alex and Yield look forward and discuss what they hope to accomplish, in the world of PlayStation, during 2019. We…

Trophy Whores – 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

It’s the most wonderful — and stressful — time of the year, when video games fly at you like thirsty vampire bats in a dark, abandoned mine shaft.  Prepare to holster your elation as your grandmother gives you those utterly embarrassing “World’s Best Grandchild” and “I Love my Grandchild” sweaters that you secretly adore.  We…

Trophy Whores 370 – No Moss

Insomniac Games earned a lot of recognition at the Game Awards, as Marvel’s Spider-Man earned many nominations for various awards.  Unfortunately for Insomniac, the house that Ratchet and Clank helped build, Marvel’s Spider-Man has earned much praise, but the game didn’t win an award during the Game Awards.  To be honest, while Insomniac appreciates recognition…

Trophy Whores 369 – Better Than Superman

It’s the season of giving — except for Rocksteady, developers of three Batman Arkham games, as they aren’t giving any clues that point to the identity of their next game.  How dare those Grinches keep us in the dark?! Join Alex and Yield, as they discuss, among other things, Rocket League, ONRUSH and Superman. We…

Trophy Whores 368 – Black Friday Birthday Candles

Cheers, Sony Computer Entertainment!  Your sweet, sweet baby, the PlayStation 4, which brings joy to ladies and gents far and wide, has turned five years old.  With Sony celebrating the fifth anniversary of the release of the PS4, Alex and Yield, surviving to tell tales of Black Friday 2018, look back on some of their…