Trophy Whores 342 – We Dream of Crossovers

For at least six months, we shouldn’t have to deal with rumors about the PlayStation 5.  The PlayStation 4 has plenty more to show us, and many great games on the horizon, so let’s chill out with talk of the future and appreciate what we have.  Stop and smell the roses of spring before you…

Life Is Strange Before the Storm Appears at Microsoft Showcase

After announcing its development a few weeks ago, Square Enix showed Life is Strange Before the Storm at the Microsoft showcase. The trailer looks to introduce us to a prequel story about Chloe. Square Enix will release the first episode on August 31. Stay tuned to Proven Gamer for future coverage of E3.

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…

Trophy Whores 302 – Mass Effect Loses the Need for Speed

We’re still feeling the effects of Troy’s absence.  The DesTroyer of Insipid Arguments, who can lawyer you faster than Reggie Fils-Aime can smirk, has decided to leave Trophy Whores in light of backlash from a vocal minority of listeners.  We thought that everyone liked Zelda, Donkey Kong, Captain Falcon and Little Mac. We miss you,…

Trophy Whores 294 – The Great Platinum War of 2017

As we continue on the road to show 300, the Trophy Whores bring you big news out of Square Enix, who have signed a deal to publish a Marvel Avengers video game. The game, which will be developed by Crystal Dynamics, is part of a larger collaboration with Marvel Entertainment that entails multiple games.  Given…

Hitman Season Finale Launches Today

The Finale to Season One of HITMAN launches today.  Players will embark on a mission called “Situs Inversus”. This is the culmination of everything players will have learned in terms of both gameplay and story. A journey which began with a Prologue and Paris location in March, continued with Episode 2: Sapienza in April, Episode…

Tomb Raider Claims Two Guinness World Records

Crystal Dynamics and Square Enix are celebrating Lara Croft’s Guinness World Records win for ‘Most Magazine Covers for a Videogame Character’ and ‘Largest Gathering Of People Dressed As Lara Croft’ alongside a one-of-a-kind feature in the Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition next year. The Tomb Raider franchise is a two-decade strong cultural phenomenon which follows…

KINGDOM HEARTS HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX coming to PlayStation®4 in March

During Paris Games Week, Square Enix Ltd.,and Disney revealed KINGDOM HEARTS HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX will launch on the PlayStation®4 on 31st March 2017. The HD remastered compilation brings six beloved KINGDOM HEARTS adventures to the PlayStation®4, and combined with the upcoming release of KINGDOM HEARTS HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, gives fans the…

Final Fantasy XV Goes Gold and Gets New Trailer

Today, SQUARE ENIX announced that FINAL FANTASY XV has gone gold. To mark this production milestone, a new CG cinematic trailer, entitled “Omen,” released today. Eagle-eyed viewers will see that this dynamic new trailer also celebrates the game’s gold status in a unique way. Omen is a conceptual CG cinematic trailer created by the world-renowned…

Square Enix Shows Off Hitman Episode 4: Bangkok with New 360 Trailer

Square Enix continues it’s episodic release of the latest Hitman series, this time sending players to Thailand to a luxury hotel just outside of Bankok where a world-renowned rock band is recording their next big hit.  Unfortunately for the band, the lead singer and bassist, Jordan Cross, have gotten themselves into more than drugs, sex,…

Square Enix Launches I Am Setsuna in the West on July 19th

Square Enix has formed a small development team of 10 dedicated and 20 freelance staff  called Tokyo RPG Factory, to bring us I Am Setsuna, the spiritual successor to Square’s 1995 epic classic Chrono Trigger, and it is releasing in the West on Tuesday, July 19th for the Playstation 4, The Playstation Vita, and PC.…

Bravely Second: End Layer Review

Bravely Default is still a personal favorite in my RPG game collection. The impressive story followed up with the addictive side quest kept me playing for the longest time. When Bravely Second: End Layer came out, I couldn’t help but see if the sequel could keep my attention. Square-Enix had some hit and misses with…

NEW YORK SNARK EXCHANGE: FINAL FANTASY VIII PC EDITION

For the NEW YORK SNARK EXCHANGE’S 8TH stream for PROVEN GAMER, Chris thought it would be cute if we chose a game that fit the theme of 8. J/K it’s only a coincidence, Chris just wanted to play through the one Final Fantasy that only he likes. Join us this Wednesday at 9:30 EST as…

FFVII Remake’s First Scenario Is Done

Final Fantasy VII’s remake is moving along. Gematsu reports that in the latest issue of Famitsu Weekly that Final Fantasy VII Remake’s scenario for part one of the multi-part series is complete. As previously reported, the Final Fantasy VII remake will be split into pieces to retain as much content/magic since the density of the original would not…

Life Is Strange Full Game Review

There is a certain joy in playing point and click adventure games because they don’t require a lot of finesse. The one major element that keeps a gamer engrossed in a point and click adventure is a fun and entertaining storyline. Gamers need a plot to keep the game going. That’s where Square Enix new…

Square Enix Announces A E3 Press Conference

Like Bethesda, Square Enix now has a press conference. The conference will take place on June 16th at 9 AM PST, as seen above. Now, you might ask why. Well, I’ll tell you why. In this year alone, Square Enix has more than a dozen games releasing. 16, if you want to be exact. That’s…