Hardcore Gamer: While Outlast isn't set to release until February 5, you can check out the trophy list today.
While I was going to play this game regardless (because PlayStation Plus is awesome and this will be free next month!), I got to say I like the trophy list. This list feels true to the genre and doesn't expect me to change how I play (like using a 2x4 to beat the game), but to simply survive.
I hate those kind of trophies (beat the game with only a certain weapon) it's a cheap way of adding longevity to a game. I play a game how I like to it, I don't aim for trophies, I just appreciate the ones I pick up along the way :)
How can you hate something you never do? Arbitrary trophies are only a problem for the people that go out of their way for achievements.
I don't think this game need trophie really, I mean these games are supposed to get you immersed in what you're playing. Hearing that 'ding' and a sign popping up in the top right corner would break the immersion
I totally disagree but you can always turn trophy-notifications off if they don't work for you.
You clearly haven't done one bullet achievement in hl2 ep1 then. That's my most memorable achievement :-)
I don't mind single player trophies, but multiplayer trophies need to go unless it's like battlefield 4 and has you get a trophy for playing a game mode or getting to level 40.
this is a game that will scare the hair off you. LOL. I've seen preview videos and it's scarey.
If you never played this before and like the old REs, especially Nemesis, you're in for a real treat. Best thing is you can't attack at all, just explore and run for cover. I would also recommend playin it on the hardest difficulty too as the default setting almost breaks the stealth mechanic in the game. You can't slosh through water without the AI hearing you for example, so you have to pick your hiding spots very carefully. I don't quite understand people being critical about the blandness of the trophies. Just like Don't Starve, the PC releases of these games don't even feature Steam achievements.
"I don't quite understand people being critical about the blandness of the trophies. Just like Don't Starve, the PC releases of these games don't even feature Steam achievements." Like I mentioned with Don't Starve, they could have at least had some fun and or applied some effort. I mean, Skullgirls for instance also has a really bland trophy/achievement list, but the trophy/achievements are worded in a fun way. "The Kitchen Sink Throw everything at them, including..." Instead of "As Peacock, have all 23 items drop from the sky". They could have done the same with Don't Starve or just made them gibberish that makes no sense. I mean, most of them are just unlocked by playing, so it could be some nonsensical explanation, which would have made the list a little more exciting.
no plat trophy either, what a shame :(
Hey, I'm disappointed, but grateful it has Trophies at all. It has no Steam Achievements.
Is one named Trophy? Click Achievement in the Stanley Parable was the best thing ever!
Guess what.. this game is banned in my country :(
I'm sorry to hear that dude. Out of interest sake, what country are you in? Your profile file doesn't say. Banning games is pure Bull, there are way more important things to tackle that have real effects on the world, like the trade in Chinese medicine for example. Loads of species made extinct for muti. But we will ban games instead. Pathetic. I hope you manage to find a way around this. Perhaps try setting your psn to a different region?
Saudi Arabia. I could change to my other account but no plus :(
If you have US PS+ no one can ban this game from you.
The game banned in my region (SA). I have US account but without Plus :(
Meaningless collectibles. Ugh! Why do devs still do this bs when a lot of games have already shown how to do it right?
A "shockingly bland" trophy list doesn't keep the game from being awesome, soooooo.
does anyone know how they decide if a game deserves a platinum trophy or not?
There isn't much stuff to do in this game. Just few collectibles and a hard difficulty along with story progression without using a weapon so yeah, this game doesn't need a platinum. Don't Starve on the other hand... I am not entirely sure but this game looks like it is one of those games that people hunt trophies for.
It has been said by a number of sources that Sony decides who gets and doesn't get a platinum and it has to do with content. While there are weak content games that get platinums (Sound Shapes / Resogun), this is what developers say happens. Either those games have people that fight for trophies, versus Klei (Don't Starve) and Outlast simply not giving a ****, but like a lot of things, we've seen a lot of games get past testing that really shouldn't and I've seen many games violate policies I was told by other developers exist.
i personally think all games deserve some sort of platinum trophy, or atleast a trophy that isnt called a platinum for those games that arent deemed "worthy". i just want some recognition for 100% the trophy lists for these other games. maybe 1/2 a platinum trophy or something? lol i dunno.
F**k trophies if the game is good!!
If the game is good then i care about the trophies.. there part of the whole package for me.
This is a game with minimal mechanics. The list is reflective of that and they also don't ask you to play this sort of game in any way but the way it was intended. I don't really think the list is bad, I feel it is exactly what it should be. Hell, personally, I have no interest in these sorts of things. I think it is cool that it's there and there are most definitely many people that care for achievements/trophies, but I just play the games.
Is this thing going to have a Platinum?
Nope. According to most people, it seems the game is light on content, but high on satisfaction (for people that enjoy the genre).
Who cares. If the gameplay is good, that matters more. Sometimes it's nice when a game doesn't give over complicated challenges just to 100% a game.
"Sometimes it's nice when a game doesn't give over complicated challenges just to 100% a game." If you had read the article, you would see the writer actually liked that the trophies were true to the genre. The title comes from the fact that there are only 8 trophies and none of them sound that interesting, such as turning on the sprinklers for the male ward.
simple trophy list finish game collect the collection there are no sidequests or side trophies which will add an extra playthrough or replay value
I wanted there to be a platinum!
don't give a flying f about trophies I just want to play the game!
No plat = no buy
Well not "no buy" since it's free for PS Plus but still xD
Played and beat this on PC. Great game!
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