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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 the question: Are trophies (and achievements) bad for video games?

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)!

Please subscribe to the Trophy Whores feed in iTunes, Google Play, TuneIn, IheartRadio, Stitcher, or RSS and please leave a review. We won’t give you cookies, but it will help us make the show better.

You can find us on Twitter: @TrophyWhores and @ProvenGamer

You can also email us at TrophyWhores.

If you wish, you can always download the show here – Trophy Whores 354 – Tricky’s Favorite Beyonce Lyric

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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 that Detroit deserves more than a passing glance.  And while their games have been polarizing, Quantic Dream deserves credit for pushing innovation in a medium that tends to favor sequels  and safe bets.  Why get spaghetti every time that you go to an Italian restaurant?  Branch out!  Next time, try the baked ziti or chicken alfredo.

Join the Trophy Whores as they discuss, among other things, PlayStation Plus, Horizon Zero Dawn, Detroit: Become Human and Rangi.  What’s Rangi?  We’ve got the answer in What’s Hot in Gaming!

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, 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)!

Please subscribe to the Trophy Whores feed in iTunes or RSS and please leave a review. We won’t give you cookies, but it will help us make the show better.

You can find us on Twitter: @TrophyWhores  and @ProvenGamer

You can also email us at TrophyWhores.

If you wish, you can always download the show here – Trophy Whores 338 – Judicial Tussle with the Video Game Boogeyman

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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 the end, competition judge Sid heard arguments from both sides and picked a winner.  No one wants to look like a sore loser, or question the great Sid, so the win stands.

After taking Father’s Day off, we have a lot of ground to cover in the wake of E3 2017. Join the Trophy Whores as they discuss, among other things, Rocket League, Days Gone, Detroit: Become Human, Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition, Uncharted and Horizon: Zero Dawn.

Much like Uncharted, which is set to continue beyond the Lost Legacy, Horizon: Zero Dawn has become a franchise, and Sony Interactive Entertainment wants to feed us all that we can handle.  Alex will be waiting at the trough.  Horizon has sold well and garnered fantastic reviews from critics, including Alex, so, this news comes as no shock.  While franchises can become stale and played out, we trust Sony to handle their intellectual properties much better than either Activision or Ubisoft.  If Sony plans — which we don’t anticipate — to release a new Horizon game every year, giving the series what we can call the “Call of Assassin’s Hero” treatment, the awkward love triangle between Call of Duty, Assassin’s Creed and Guitar Hero, then we might want to get off of the Strider and search for greener pastures.

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 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)!

Please subscribe to the Trophy Whores feed in iTunes or RSS and please leave a review. We won’t give you cookies, but it will help us make the show better.

You can find us on Twitter: @TrophyWhores  and @ProvenGamer

You can also email us at TrophyWhores.

If you wish, you can always download the show here – Trophy Whores 307 – Lick it Like a Polaroid Picture

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Trophy Whores 269 – Tricky’s Division From Reality

We’ve often teased Tricky about his passion for The Division.  We’re not saying that it’s a terrible game, but if Tricky champions it with an unmatched fervor, then we’re going to take our shots.  Unfortunately, for Tricky, our wicked squad of ardent trophy hunters has grown by two people for episode 269.

Even if you change your name, Antisocial Gamer, you will always be NMReign.  As with that bespectacled, stripe-shirted scamp, Waldo, we see past your tricks and lies.  Reign, you can brandish a fancy new name, but it doesn’t erase your villainous past.  We know your game: You hunt Trophy Whores.

We’re relying on the Ionvein to keep us safe.  With a name like that, Lucia has to be some sort of superhero.  How else could he fly in and steal our listeners’ hearts?  Unless … he’s a witch!  Is he?  No.  No, he can’t be.  Witches play games on the Xbox One.

This week the Trophy Whores test their luck, as they welcome to the show — for the second week in a row — the infamous, dangerous and ingenious Troy.  He’s like Freddy Krueger — except he attacks you while you podcast.  Podcast dreamworld is a dangerous place, with hordes of Xbox owners and the Trophy Whores killer mucking about.  There’s trouble to be found if you travel down the wrong alleys.  Donny ventured down the alleys of Black Velvetopia, and he bought Psychonauts for the PlayStation 4!  Donny bemoans the prevalence of remasters, remakes and ports.

Join the Trophy Whores as they discuss, among other things, Batman: The Telltale Series, Indigo Prophecy, No Man’s Sky and Suicide Squad.  Critics have largely panned Warner Bros.’ Suicide Squad, but it made an impressive, record-breaking amount of money in its opening weekend.  If nothing else, Suicide Squad proves that people don’t listen to critics.  Suicide Squad might be polarizing, but if you’re a fan of the villainous team and its components, then go see the movie and decide for yourself.

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Trophy Whores 262 – Ride Out the E3 Aftershocks

The Trophy Whores have a lot to talk about this week, so let’s get down to brass tacks. For most gamers, E3 week is like the holiday season, with many gifts delivered daily. Held annually in Los Angeles, E3 showcases software that players can look forward to in 2016 and beyond. If you play video games, June is easily one of the best months of the year.  The expo spawns a massive amount of news, so the Trophy Whores have called in reinforcements to help dish out the tastiest tidbits and stories.

Lucia rejoins the crew, as they tackle the biggest PlayStation news from E3, including the Trophy Whores’ E3 predictions. If you enjoy going to a buffet and filling your plate with as much mediocre food as possible, then you will gorge on the amount of news that is about to come out of the E3 kitchen. Like servers, the Trophy Whores are here to deliver the news to you as quickly as possible – with as few hairs in the Sony stew as possible.

Join the Trophy Whores as they discuss, among other things, Spider-Man, Crash Bandicoot, Days Gone, God of War, Death Stranding, Resident Evil 7 and  Detroit: Become Human.

Regardless of how you feel about Sony, Microsoft or Nintendo, everyone wins during E3. It’s a great time for the video game industry, as the amount of news that explodes onto the television and the Internet is akin to the amount of rain that falls from the sky during the monsoon season.

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Trophy Whores 234 – The Gobbling, Squabbling Turkey Whores

In addition to being a boss at Metal Gear Solid, Donny tells terrible jokes about the Loch Ness Monster. Usually, Donny tickles funny bones, but he might want to take a break from Metal Gear Solid V to work on his jokes.  Donny isn’t Kevin Hart, or even Jim Carrey, but he can certainly do better than flop like sumo wrestler on a diving board.

Nate, our unofficial fifth Trophy Whore, returns to the show to counteract Donny’s craziness.  Of course, Nate brings his own brand of crazy, so maybe we are playing with fire and holding a lit stick of dynamite.  Regardless, we are happy to have him.  What’s more, Nate is an Assassin’s Creed fan, and he has nice things to say about the new Assassin’s Creed game, Syndicate.

Join our creed of assassins and shadows, as we discuss, among other things, Fallout 4, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, Quantic Dream, Beyond: Two Souls and Street Fighter V.

The Trophy Whores are full of surprises, and on this show, Donny sings his favorite Spice Girls song — or a portion of the only Spice Girls’ song that he knows.  I smell a YouTube video!  If you think it, the Internet shall bring it.

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If you wish, you can always download the show here – Trophy Whores 234 – The Gobbling, Squabbling Turkey Whores.