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 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 366 – Rockstar’s Money Magnets

Red Dead Redemption.  Grand Theft Auto.  Whether we’re talking RDR 2 or GTA 6, Rockstar Games, and parent company Take Two Interactive, stand to make a lot of money off of its workhorse series.  During its first week of sales, Red Dead Redemption 2 went Tyrannosaurus Rex on entertainment sales records and forcibly dislodged the…

Trophy Whores 355 – Cause Yuntwis Said So

Well, it isn’t the beer-swilling Steven Austin, but this week we welcome back a veteran Trophy Whore — who might as well be stone cold when it comes to video game reviews.  After a year away from the show, an old friend returns to Trophy Whores to stomp mud-holes and walk them dry. We are…

Trophy Whores 345 – PETA Suffers Far Cry from Rationale

Tricky recommends God of War to anyone with opposable thumbs.  Can you hold a PlayStation controller?  Are you a DualShock jockey?  Tricky implores you to play God of War.  Like, now.  If Tricky is to be believed, then the new God of War is better than a plate of moussaka bought at the top of…

Trophy Whores 341 – Jeff Goldblum is in the Game

Tricky is an April fool.  Come hear our opening segment in all its glory, as Tricky falls hook, line and sinker for an April Fool’s Day joke that pokes at wrestling fans.  Usually, it’s easy to see an April Fool’s Day joke from a mile away, but sometimes a nugget of fiction passes through our…

Trophy Whores 338 – Judicial Tussle with the Video Game Boogeyman

To all lawmakers and judges, video games are not evil.  They don’t turn people into murderers.  What’s more, video games don’t make people take guns to public places and wreak havoc.  Thank you.  We appreciate your time. We have a release date for Detroit: Become Human.  If you’ve followed Quantic Dream’s work, then you know…

Trophy Whores 335 – Shadow of the Red Dead Battlefront

Happy Shadow of the Colossus remake release week!  Say that five times fast.  Did you do it?  Congratulations!  You’re spreading the greatness of Shadow of the Colossus, one of the best PlayStation games ever made!  Ever!  Tell your friends!  Fumito!  Fumito!  Ueda!  Ueda! Japan Studio!!!!!! This week, in addition to the usual agenda bullet points,…

Trophy Whores 327 – Plus PlayStation Predictions

For the benefits of PlayStation Plus, the Trophy Whores willingly hand over that cold hard cash.  It’s hard to argue that PlayStation Plus isn’t a good deal.  You can try, but you might have more luck convincing Count Chocula that he shouldn’t be a year-round cereal.  He loves the spotlight.  Sure, Sony Computer Entertainment bumped…

Trophy Whores 325 – The Tricky Thing About 4k

Well Tricky rolls up the sleeves and dishes out a big old hate sandwich with a side of hate-o-naise and washes it down with some Hate-or-ade this week as he expresses his displeasure with owners of “the most power console ever”. Steve joins Tricky as they discuss the news of the week, the Rangers winning…

Trophy Whores 324 – It’s Complicated, but it’s Simple

Say what, Tricky? Join the Trophy Whores as they discuss, among other things, Metal Gear Survive, Grand Theft Auto V, Spider-Man, Guacamelee! 2, Ghost of Tsushima and The Last of Us 2. 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…

Trophy Whores 320 – Phantom Assassins of October

It’s finally October, which means that you’re about to binge on horror movies, beautiful foliage and PlayStation Plus freebies.  If you’re a real Looney Tune, then you’re downing large cups of pumpkin-spice, candy corn milkshakes. I may have invented — just now — the most disgusting drink served hot or cold — aside from gin. …

Trophy Whores 312 – Brolin Warps into Deadpool 2

He’s back!  Who’s back?  I guess you’ll have to listen to find out. We don’t often lean on teasers, but when we do, they’re hot enough to scorch the flame on a Magmar’s tail. This week, Alex continues his quest to earn the Platinum trophy in the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy.  He’s well on…

Trophy Whores 308 – Lucia’s Last Stand

We promise this story won’t involve a mutant cure or an ill-conceived Dark Phoenix arc.  This week we bid farewell to another long-serving host, as Lucia, or Mark, if you prefer, follows his dream to become a world-renowned JRPG play-tester.  Since he’s a big fan of wrestling, and World Wrestling Entertainment in particular, we can’t…

Trophy Whores 307 – Lick it Like a Polaroid Picture

Maybe it’s an Ohio thing.  Yield might have misspoke, because Andre 3000 didn’t teach him to do that.  Or maybe it’s an Ohio thing. We live in strange times. This week we reveal the winner of the Trophy Whores E3 predictions battle royale.  While the ruling was appealed by at least two Trophy Whores, in…

Trophy Whores 305 – Expo of Platinum Prophecies

This week, we share our predictions for the Electronic Entertainment Expo 2017.  As every year, the competition is fierce.  Alex and Mark are each looking to claim his first victory, while Tricky and Yield look to repeat previous wins.  Yield has won twice; Tricky won last year.  While everyone is confident that he has the…

Trophy Whores 304 – A Far Cry From Kingdom Hearts 3

This week Alex hosts, which means that you can expect brilliant segues and at least one BioShock reference.  With Mark and Stephen helping to navigate the latest video game news, we’ve got you covered on all the facts and stories that you need to know.  For instance, did you know that Sony Computer Entertainment needs…