Suck My Trend - Do gamers still love unlocking Achievements and Trophies? We take a look.
They were cool until people started abusing them. I remember back when 360 was only 3 months old and somebody had like 100,000 gamer score on 360. He had according to his profile the Jap, US, Korean and EU version of a game and got 100 gamerscore on all. Obviously game save loading did this and his gamerscore was reset by MS but then whats the point of it all? Its easy to abuse..
Thats BS kid.
i love trophies, im not a trophy hunter but will collect all trophies for games i love like uncharted
You're not a trophy hunter but you'll hunt trophies for the games you love? Hmm :P
"i love trophies, im not a trophy hunter but will collect all trophies for games i love like uncharted" There's nothintg weird about that statement. A trophy hunter would try to collect all trophies for all games, whether he or she liked the games or not. OT - I never loved Trophies or Achievements. I've always felt like they were a cheap way for devs to give us the illusion we're getting more content, when we're actually getting less than we used to.
Shuud up mushroomhick. A platinum in infamous ain't the same as a platinum in my little pony. People with lives play games they like. If the game is awesome and you wanna live get additional time with it be a temporary trophy hunter. I platinumed both infamous, all 3 uncharteds, crysis 1&2, enslaved, modern warfare 2, killzone 3, and mafia2. I liked Mafia 2, crysis 2, and the infamous games so much I'm going to try platinuming them on a different user.
"Are trophies and achievements still loved by gamers" Obviously. No need to go to the website to figure something as obvious as that.
Lol exactly. I just got my 29th platinum. And will be getting my 30th tomorrow (convenient timing more than anything) There's just something awesome about them. Though I wont go out of my way to trophies for games like Hanna Montanna and whatnot.
I think people who are into these are more interested in raising their number by any means possible than by actually developing skills in a particular game. In fact, most achievements are for doing derp stuff anyway like shooting a certain number of enemies with each gun.
of course, Halo Combat evolved Anniversary Achievements were satisfying, got 1000 G
Unlock all the achievements/Trophies for a title - be rewarded with a free theme, avatar/Mii accessories, or even DLC. I don't dislike it - I just want the big 3 to expand upon that specific type of business model.
"Unlock all the achievements/Trophies for a title - be rewarded with a free theme, avatar/Mii accessories, or even DLC." I don't know if I'd care about Trophies even then, but it certainly wouldn't hurt. I'd want the rewards to be visible to other people, so a special PSN avatar or items for my Home avatar would work. I'd say spending certain amounts of money on PSN should get you some of the same type of stuff as well. Not the same rewards as Trophies, but similar stuff.
It's should be an extra perk for PlayStation+ members.
" be rewarded with a free theme, avatar/Mii accessories, or even DLC." some achievements unlock avatars, sometimes pics for your gamertag and other stuff. not sure if rewarding with DLC ever happened.
Lol. I'm just hoping a better reward system! :P
Uncharted 2 had an exclusive MP character skin if you got the platinum. Which I though was brilliant. Even if it was something so small. I wish more games would do something like this. Or something as you said. I remember hearing something a LONG time back that trophies would have some effect on Home.... but that obviously never came to fruition. Oh well. Hopefully next gen will have something akin to this.
a simple answer would be: yes.
Achievements have been a blessing and a curse to me this generation. I find that I have trouble playing through games without them. It makes it difficult to play through previous generation games as well, even ones I used to love and play through without Achievements. Its not for bragging rights, but rather proving something to myself. I have my profile set to private, so nobody else can even see my Gamerscore, its more of a way of tracking the games I've beat.
I hear what you're saying about it being difficult to play through games that don't have achievements/trophies. I have quite a few games like that which I used to play but now I only want to play games that cough up trophies. Not just any game mind you, you won't catch me playing Hannah Montanna.
True achievements.com is my homepage.
When trophies came out I couldn't care less but over the last 6 months I've really gotten in to it. It's given me a bit of an incentive to go back through some old games and collect what I can.
When gamers use trophies or achievements as testaments for their superiority over someone else and when developers use it as a cheap way to make gamers replay a title instead of adding free unlockables and or new game plus........that's when I have a problem of them.
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