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Trophy Whores 372 – Rush Into the New Year/Don’t Let it Be Crap

As Yield leaves Strange Brigade for Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, the Trophy Whores dive into uncharted territory and discuss some of the games set to release in 2019.  Devil May Cry 5.  Psychonauts 2.  Metro Exodus.  Shenmue 3.  This year will host a lot of big games.  We hope that you’re ready to raid that piggy bank!

Join the Trophy Whores as they pick their favorite games of 2018.

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.

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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 favorite games and features from the early life of Sony’s flagship video game console.

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.

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If you wish, you can always download the show here – Trophy Whores 368 – Black Friday Birthday Candles

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Uncharted 4 DLC Trailer Showcases New Bounty Hunters Multiplayer Mode, Available Today

Sony launched a trailer showcasing a new multiplayer mode for Uncharted 4 called Bounty Hunters, available today.  Team up as you hunt down the oppositions team captain and collect the bounty placed on their head.  Each kill results in dropped tokens which your team must collect in order to score points as part of a “confirmed kill”, and it is the opposing team’s job to defend that token to deny you the upper hand on the score board.

A fan favorite map, the Village, makes its return and has players swinging on ropes, hurling kerosene canisters, and battling their way through the small Tibetan Village set during the events of the single player campaign in Uncharted 2: Among Thieves.

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New multiplayer skins and taunts have been added, as well as a new array of weapons including the Harrison 1890 lever action rifle, the DC single action revolver, and the Lowe-S assault rifle.   A new mystical has been added called “Shield of Asgard”, and grants the players invulnerability for a duration of time allowing them to become a bullet sponge in the heat of battle.

Last, but certainly not least, players will now be able to access the newly implemented Cinema Mode, which will give them full control to record their favorite matches.

Be sure to view the Uncharted 4 Bounty Hunters DLC trailer below!

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Trophy Whores 256 – Resident Darrell Finds Gold

Resident Darrell joins the show (this week) and, before providing the best impersonations of Donny that anyone has ever heard, gives his thoughts on the Great Trophy War and shares the spoils of his latest haul of video games.  Darrell, a proud and outspoken member of the Remember the Loot crew, always brings his “A” game, whether it be a trophy war or a podcast, so even in Donny’s absence, the Trophy Whores don’t miss a beat.

Darrell joins the Trophy Whores on a great week, too, as there is some big news to talk about.  Sony Computer Entertainment and Naughty Dog are — finally — ready to unleash Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, which has earned fantastic reviews. The Trophy Whores have always championed Naughty Dog, as Naughty Dog has earned that level of respect, and like many gamers, the Trophy Whores can’t wait to play Drake’s latest — and possibly last — adventure.

Join the Trophy Whores as they discuss, among other things, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, Mighty No. 9, Watch Dogs 2, and Tom Clancy’s The Division.  Tricky is gaga for The Division.  He will commit blasphemy to defend it.  Since March, Tricky has logged heavy hours in The Division, and if you speak ill of it, he will be sure to voice his displeasure.  Usually, that is Donny’s job, but this week we have Darrell, and he — like Donny — isn’t afraid to tell it like he sees it.

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Trophy Whores 255 – Gold Bolt Treasure Mapping

It’s an exciting time to be a PlayStation 4 owner.  Ratchet, Clank and Nathan Drake are back in the spotlight, which means only good things for the PlayStation family.  Galactic heroes Ratchet and Clank are beloved Insomniac Games’ characters, and they never seem to wear out their welcome.  Drake (and Elena and Sully), too, ranks highly among Sony’s most endearing and enduring characters.  In less than a month, Sony Computer Entertainment and Naughty Dog will release Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End — possibly the end of Drake’s adventures.  The Trophy Whores — and fans — can’t wait to get their hands on it.

The Trophy Whores dedicate much time to PlayStation All-Stars Drake, Ratchet and Clank, but the Four Whoresmen always have plenty to talk about — even if it isn’t important.  Donny could entertain in a discussion about napkins and Valencia oranges, and when Alex goes on a rant about Assassin’s Creed or World Wrestling Entertainment, it’s equal parts nonsense and brilliance.

Join the Trophy Whores as they discuss, among other things, Ratchet & Clank, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, and PlayStation NEO.  With the release of a “PlayStation 4.5,” Sony risks upsetting players who invested early in the PlayStation 4.  As Tricky says, Sony seems to take one step forward and 10 steps back.  We can only hope that Sony doesn’t alienate PS4 early adopters, as buying another $400 console so soon would be too much for a lot of gamers.  Unlike Ratchet and Clank, most of us aren’t rolling around in gold bolts.

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Trophy Whores 248 – Trophy War Tally

The Great Trophy War  rages on!  The Trophy Whores and the Remember the Loot crew are locked in a bitter and eternal struggle — that will end on April 1.  It’s getting serious. Yield is crushing the Platinum count, and, Tricky, for fuel and luck, has an entire case of Thin Mints at his disposal.  I hope that he puts them in the freezer.

Despite the intense PlayStation Network battle for trophies and pride, the video game news industry keeps ticking.  The Trophy Whores take a break from their smack-talking ways to discuss the latest hoopla from around the Internet (and beyond!).

Join the Trophy Whores as they discuss, among other things, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, Disney Infinity 3.0, Call of Duty, and No Man’s Sky.  Tricky has promised to get Alex to return to Twitter, but much like a stubborn ostrich with its head buried in the ground, Alex has refused to acquiesce.  If you are a fan of social media, then you will likely be enthralled by the discussion; however, if you don’t use social media, then you will likely be as horrified as when any Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles fan watches Turtles III, in which our favorite shell-backed heroes run with samurais in feudal Japan.  It was a terrible idea.

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Trophy Whores 244 – Super Whores Sunday

Tricky and Alex celebrated Super Bowl Sunday with each other — as well as a guest who has no rooting interest in the game.  To be fair, Tricky is a Giants fan, and Alex likes Packers, so no one has a stake in the Lombardi Trophy this year.

Some people play for trophies and accolades on the gridiron, while others play for trophies and honors on the PlayStation Network.  The Trophy Whores prefer the couch.  You don’t get hit nearly as hard when you are sitting in front of your television and have a PlayStation controller in your hand.

Even without two of the Four Whoresmen, silliness abounds.  Join our team of virtual football champions and armchair MVPs as we discuss, among other things, Apotheon, Mirror’s Edge Catalyst, Doom, and World of Tanks.  We’ve got more than football on our minds this week.  Who doesn’t like pizza, wings, or Nathan Drake?  He didn’t make it to the Super Bowl halftime show, but if you keep your eyes open, you might catch Nate on the horizon.

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Limited Edition Uncharted 4 PS4 Bundle Will Launch April 26

For those of you upset to hear about Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End being delayed (by only a month), Sony is making it up to you by announcing a Limited Edition PS4 Bundle which will launch on April 26 in North America and April 27 in Europe upon the release of the game.

In the US and Canada, a 500GB Gray Blue PS4 with a silk-screened image of Nathan Drake will be available on April 26 for $399.99 USD/$499.99 CAD. The bundle also includes a matching DualShock 4 and a physical copy of Uncharted 4, with the PlayStation 4 itself also featuring the PlayStation logo, Uncharted logo, and the phrase “SIC PARVIS MAGNA” in gold, which is Latin for “Greatness from small beginnings”.

Pre Orders started  today and include a voucher for an Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune Outfit, Golden Weapon Skin, and Uncharted Points to use in multiplayer

Beginning in early March, the Blue Gray Dualshock 4 controller will be sold seperately for $64.99 USD and $89.99 CAD.

dualshock-4-grey-blue-two-column-01-ps4-us-01feb16Also available early in March, a limited edition Gray Blue version of the Playstation Gold Wireless Headset will hit store shelves for $99.99 USD and $119.99 CAD.

limited-edition-uncharted-4-gold-wireless-headset-two-column-01-ps4-us-01feb16Europe will be offered a 1TB Gray Blue PS4 with all the fixings, although preorders have not yet started but are expected soon, along with pricing information. The Gray Blue Dualshock 4 will be available for purchase separately in Europe in early April.

 

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Paris Games Week (Recap)

Hello boys and girls if you are a social media junky like some of us you already likely know it is Paris Games Week. Though if you have secluded yourself into a darkened disconnected room for the week until the air is free of The Walking Dead spoilers no worries we have you covered with some great updates. Want to check out some of the amazing that was Sony’s portion of the conference without having to scroll through the muck? We here at Structure have compiled some of the highlights you may want to check out. Plus we hate when good things get spoiled as well so we have kept this post spoiler free.

Fighting game fans got a taste of some of the blood of their opponents as two major titles released some updated information.

Street Fighter V

Capcom started off in grand fashion as Yoshinori Ono released some great content. Street Fighter V fans were treated to a glimpse of the new character Dhalism: which you can check out below.

Sadly a last minute leak rained on the parade so as to not be outdone Yoshinori Ono also announced some other new content. This reveal came in the form of post-launch DLC for Street Fighter V six unannounced characters will make their appearance in Street Fighter 5, freely available to download by all players. Last but surely not least we finally have a release date set for February 16, 2016.

Tekken

Not to deviate from the course, Tekken next stepped up to spar in the ring while producer Katsuhiro Harada stepped on stage. It was revealed that Tekken 7 would be making its way from arcades to your home via Playstation. Coming as no surprise as all the other games in the Tekken camp have also been on the Sony system. One bit of information did draw a buzz from an other wise reserved crowd. Announced was the fact that Tekken 7 would be coming to Playstation VR.

Gran Turismo Sport

Gran Turismo sped onto stage but mostly just leaving fumes of burned up gas with little to no information. All we could gather is the new title will be named Gran Turismo Sport but not much else was revealed about the title at this juncture. We will see the release of a beta which is scheduled in early 2016. Hopefully before then we get a better glimpse of a game that has left rubber in many a racing game fans hearts.

Drive Club: Bikes

Please keep your arms and legs inside the vehicle at all times as we continue to kick the racing games into Drive. Speaking of Drive, Evolution Studios officially announced DriveClub: Bikes. In this new stand alone expansion you will be able to find robust features such as campaign mode, multiplayer racing and plenty of exotic brands to choose from. No need to down shift waiting for this title though because as soon as the conference had ended the title was parked ready for users to download.

Horizon: Zero Dawn

Notably one of the more desirable and coveted titles also had a reveal of its own as the touted Killzone developer Guerrilla Games brought a new Horizon: Zero Dawn gameplay video. We are introduced to some of the game mechanics as well as the fantastic beast of Horizon: Zero Dawn. Collection of resources is essential to further your adventure, we see how the player takes a pack mentality of a rather docile herbivore type dinosaur to drive the beasts to their death. As the clip ends we get a chance to check out one of the other not so friendly predators looking for its next meal. A T-Rex is scary alone now imagine a mechanized armed T-Rex with few weak spots to fell the giant monster. Combing many elements such as shooter, rpg and a crafting game Horizon is shaping up to be an amazing game. Sony fans are lucky as this is a Playstation exclusive title.

Wild

Wild, a title from Rayman creator Michel Ancel, has been pretty absent from the major game shows since announcement in August 2014. Wild may be the name of the game but the concept could also be labeled as such. You as the player takes control of a Shaman, who then can control wild animals inside the game. In taking control of these animals you can use them to complete many different tasks. In the trailer we see an eagle being used to grab up some snakes for a mission. Travel can be slow by foot so why not grab up a bear to get across the map in half the time. As a mount the bear can be used to travel, but can also be a powerful weapon. We are welcomed to using the bear as a method of attack to clear out enemies, only after sneaking in with a rabbit does the player take control of a flock of ravens which the player then controls to cause some confusion to the enemy camp thus making the fight easier. One unique aspect of the game is the control of animals but as a human your body is still vulnerable to attacks so you must protect it as to not lose your own life while trying to save another. Wild is shaping up to be a game that looks very open world as well as unique.

Detroit: Become Human

David Cage introduced Detroit: Become Human, a Quantic Dreams working title. If you have never played Heavy Rain, another well known Quantic Dreams title stop reading now and go find a PS3 and a copy of the game. You will thank me later for sure as Heavy Rain was one of the must play titles of the last generation of gaming systems. Detroit: Become Human shows off a world completely dependent on robot slaves. As the trailer starts we are introduced to a robot who quickly realizes their is more to a manufactured life than just being. As she walks into the world she gains new emotions, thoughts and feelings. No longer wanting to be part of the same system that has so long trapped others like her. Being a Quantic Dreams title we can expect some great gameplay as well as story lines. Keep an eye out for more from Detroit: Become Human as time goes on hopefully we will see some actual in game footage and not just a pre-rendered video.

Dreams

One of the more ambitious presentations had to be Dreams, a new title by the famed Media Molecule creators of Little Big Planet. Much akin to Little Big Planet Dreams is a very open title with much of the creation and story driven elements coming from the creator themselves. Players will be able to craft levels from scratch with no preset assets meaning they can let their imagination run wild. Imps are the little character sprites that players will control becoming their creators and face inside the world of Dreams. Imps will also be lip synced to a players voice. As players enter the world they are allowed to create, destroy and enjoy a level on the fly with no required steps to do so. Imps can also take control of characters inside the game adding in another separate dynamic. After watching the video posted below, I must say that Dreams will for sure be one of the titles I am sure to pick up. It is my hopes that the ambitions and fun of the trailer transfers to the actual game when it does finally release.

Two indie titles also graced the stage one more well known and one a bit less known. No doubt both look like they will be front runners in the best indie title run, both games look impressive as well as unique.

Boundless

Boundless is a Minecraft-esque game which lets players traverse new worlds then you can spread different cultures, creatures and creations through each one. Boundless look to be a title that will follow in the steps of Minecraft but be different and unique enough that it can stand on its own two legs.

No Man’s Sky

Even if you are not a fan of games or have not been following the gaming trends you more than likely have heard of No Mans Sky, a break out in the indie game field. No Man’s Sky will offer up space exploration in infinite corners of space. Each time a procedural generated level will be different allowing players to never play the same thing twice in theory. Salivating does not even begin to explain the amount of drool over this game *Empties 5 gallon drool bucket* this game looks beautiful not only in style but also concept. Will be exciting to see how well the game pulls off the procedural levels along with the open world that will be No Mans Sky.

Uncharted 4

OH MY GOD UNCHARTED 4, okay, sorry, now that is out of the way, Naughty Dog did not disappoint at the Paris Game Show bringing some great Multiplayer video to the stage. Multiplayer will be donned with the characters we know and love as well as some awesome powers in the form of Relics. Drake, Sully and the others from the single player story will be in full form with wise cracks and jokes. Once you finish the single player you should jump into the multiplayer, or hell skip the single player at first and jump into the Multiplayer first. If you have played any of the other Uncharted games this one looks to tie up the series and add onto the ever growing story of Nathan Drake.

Personally all of the news/reveals plus the presence of some of the new and well known games has seriously got me ready for 2016. Though my wallet wont be thanking me I am sure my gaming side will be elated for all that is to come. Now that the Paris Game Show has wrapped up for Sony what can we expect from the future? Are you excited for any of these titles? Will you yourself be picking up any of them? Let us know in the comments if you were hoping for more news from another of your favorite titles that was not present.

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Trophy Whores 226 – Migraines Outta This World

While you are listening to this episode, Donny is freaking out about the dangers of virtual gaming.  According to him, virtual headsets are whack.  Donny isn’t always right, but he talks as if he is the smartest man in the world.  Given his taste in movies, which generally opposes popular opinion, you should know that Donny isn’t afraid to swim upstream.

Tricky, on the other hand, has retired from Trivia Crack — after less than 20 games!  He dons a cape of cowardice, as he refuses to accept Alex’s challenges and game invites.  Who runs from a friendly challenge?  The Cowardly Crusader rises again!

Join our powerful quartet of trivia nerds and PlayStation admirers, as we discuss, among other things, Mighty No. 9, Gravity Rush, BioShock, Resident Evil and Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End.  What’s more, Tricky updates us on his trek through Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.  If you crunch the numbers, you will find that Tricky has more time invested into The Phantom Pain than the builders of the Titanic put into that “unsinkable” ship.

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