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…

Game Stuff 72 – New Year!!! New Backlog!!

On this episode Kalai, Joe, and Roberto discuss their plan to tackle their backlog for the new year. 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 to the Game Stuff feed in…

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…

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…

Achievement Whores 360 – Rebooting Back To One

With Spider-Man swinging off of store shelves at a rapid rate, what will Microsoft do to quell the domination of Playstation? One thing is for sure, X-Box is not short of innovations as HUGE developments in controller technology is headed our way. Cortana and Alexa are getting along, as so are our hosts and we…

Trophy Whores 356 – The Tricky Thing About Collector’s Editions

Sony has sold over 500 million consoles since the PS1 and are celebrating with a special edition PS4 Pro. Tricky, Steve and Yield sit down this week to talk ridiculous collector’s edition pricing, pre-orders vs reservations, and yes they talk about plagiarism. So sit back and hang with the whores. We are happy and proud…

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…

20XX Review – Playstation 4

A Mighty Challenger Developed by Batterystaple Games, 20XX is an interesting little platforming experience. The die-hard Mega Man fan in me was constantly at odds with what I was experiencing. “NO!…that’s…that’s just NOT right!”, I would scream incessantly at my television. “…YOU DON’T DO THAT IN A MEGA MAN GAME!!” I went on like this…

Trophy Whores 354 – Tricky’s Favorite Beyonce Lyric

This week, with Stephen at the helm, the Trophy Whores (Alex, Yield and Tricky) cover the best PlayStation 4 games and discuss a PlayStation Vita game that openly entices buyers with easy trophies.  While trophies encourage and increase friendly competition between gamers and offer additional challenges to each game, we have always been faced with…