Gamers Outlook "Something that many gamers probably already heard of, has been a greater threat to the PlayStation Network. We are talking about hacking trophy, a way savegames to conveniently manipulated by a large number of trophies to unlock."
Hope so, MS dont hesitate to lay the ban hammer on gamer point and avatar modders..this is no different
Sony to ban someone? Lol. They don't have a clue when it comes to online. I am level 13 btw. Since they don't even bother with cheaters it kind a loses it's role. What's the point?
Trophy hackers now that is just sad. I'm sure if you knew someone who hacked his trophies you wouldn't care.
I got banned before because my PSN: "Iamsofakingraw" was 'inappropriate' lol (I had it for about 1 and a half years to). I called them and they said they could change it and unban me and I chose 'HeavenlySnipes' (my new name would of been as cleverly vlgar as my first but I had to spell out the new one for the guy on the phone and say it so I wouldn't of got away with it lol) Theres my story.
I don't see the point hacking them. it takes away the feeling of accomplishment when your hardwork pays off
@HeavenlySnipes it was good of sony to let you change your PSN though I thought they would make you create a new one.
I thought of that but I didn't want to lose my trophies lol. The only bad part was that random glitches happened. I lost random trpphies (I have the complete GOW on Titan trphy, but not any of te Boss trophies), for some strange reason, no one on my friends list can play KZ2 online because it gives people an error message saying "player already online" and I also have no stats on KZ.com but ingame I can see my stats. I got reset in COD MW2 (it was summer last year that this happened), had to re-add my friends list (40 ppl :( ) , and for some reason my old account still exists in my Resistance 2 clan "Iamsofakingraw" is still registered as an officer of the clan while my current name "HeavenlySnipes" is registered at the same time as a member.... makes no sense I know lol.
@HeavenlySnipes lol sounds like alot of complication happened wow but at least you could keep some of your data from games you should try phoning sony again to restore you killzone stats.
I could care less if people hack trophies. They're only fooling themselves. How you can take any pride when you've hacked all your trophies is beyond me.
No, it u hack shitty secured games like MW2, then it's not the hackers fault. Besides, I don't know any trophy hack besides MW2.
"They don't have a clue when it comes to online" QFT
funny awiseman didnt MS just un ban everyone? even the people burning games for free? lol double standards, honestly trophies dont give you anything so who cares, its just a number, one that doesnt affect anyone
only in your delusional mind.
wait........so besides status and bragging rights what do trophies/achievements do? please inform me, I didn't know I got Rewards for these things. Do you think because you have 400k gamer points or 200 platinum trophies that you can beat me in any game? lmao please. aslong as you know you earned them yourself with your skill its fine, dont let someone who cheated bother you lol
Trophy hackers?? Thats retarded.
I hope they find a way to fix this or ban these modders. On the side of things, It's really hard to read on this website with a giant face of drake with makeup on his eyes staring like that!
i hope so, but there is one issue i know of and thats if people have 2 PS3. They could use both PS3 all they want except if they wanted to copy a save onto the other system (with same PSN account) all those trophies would pop up under the same time stamp
Does it really matter?
Thats exactly what I was thinking. Trophies are for self-gratification and a way to keep track of your accomplishments. It can also give you an idea of your friends gaming habits and compare them to yours. Its not like theres a contest to see who has the highest trophy level. Trophy hacking doesn't mean anything. It makes some nit-wit feel better about themselves. So what? It doesn't affect anyone, so if someone wants to fake their trophies for some petty willy waving contest, then so be it.
'Trophies are for self-gratification and a way to keep track of your accomplishments'. That's exactly how I feel about them. When I platinum a game I know i've played the single player thoroughly. When I platinumed my 1st game (Uncharted) I was so happy.
Nope. I don't look at other people's trophies and say hey he's a high level he/she must be awesome at any game. In fact I don't think anyone gives a ****.
It matters to me because I got 27 platinum trophies and I dont want people thinking I hacked to get any of them.
I don't know if it's worth a ban, perhaps Sony could implement a algorithm on the network in order to delete hacked trophies from a users account.
Sony? Algorithm? Network? In order? I've heard of dream big but come on./ i kid, I kid
There are trophy hackers?News to me.
I could care less about Trophy hackers. Its just a fake accomplishment any ways.
I thought they did ban them. Kind of hard for someone not to report you when you have a 999999 trophy count.
Trophies are the least of my problems with psn.
I don't care end of the day trophy hacking proves your dumb and you got something to prove to other people. Nobody is fooled by trophy hacking not me and not Sony or anybody else for that matter.
isnt this old and only allowed by like 5 games? anyways, its probably pretty easy for sony to tell if people have done this as the time you get trophies are recorded. anyways, its not such a big deal, its just trophies lol
I don't see much of an issue, it's not like they gain anything from having more trophies than somebody else, apart from the little number beside their PSN name.
If I see a huge trophy lvl I initially think - damn! Mad respect. Then I think...wow, you need to get out more. Then I think....I wonder if he's running cfw? So that's my thought process. Lol
It's within the terms of conditions on the PSN not to try and get unfair advantages on the PSN through cheating, and the method of doing so via game saves is detailed on the playstation website as one of the ways of getting a ban. I just don't know of anyone sad enough to do it though, and if anyone does, and can report them instead of whining about it in a blog, we could all have saved some time here
I can tell you about another one that is equally lame. If you are playing Buzz quiz TV and have played the game before download the patch and then DL the patch and install it for some reason it will give a bunch of trophies. It did it to me... i was not overly happy about it cause i like the game and like to earn my trophies... I dont see the reason for trophy hacking at all, its for personal accomplishment isnt it?
Yh I know which glitch your talking about many people have had it happen on their PS3's
YOu would think they would patch it by now... its years old and its not a hack its a glitch... pretty lame.
I don't know, I mean they should but is trophy hacking really hurting anyone? Its about the same as using a GameShark to help you beat a game. But I don't know, it doesn't effect my gaming.
I think they should at least wipe the trophies that's been hacked from an account. I know a few people that hacked the platinum trophy for SOCOM. I don't think they should be banned but have those trophies taken away from them.
Or they could make any trophy's they hack for not effect their level (In other words no one else see's it but them). Kind like when you play the 1hr Full Game Trails.
I love getting trophies but, IMO, this would be good for those games that have dead MP (AvP and Warhawk comes to mind) or games that have ridiculous unlocking requirements like Pain.
Who cares if people are that lazy/crazy let em do it. No one normal cares about the stupid crap anyway.
It's really SAD that someone would hack a game for trophies.. Really destroys the whole point of the trophy system. Does it matter? Not to me, so that's a big NO.
i wish if i can disable the trophies because when i play i focus on the trophies not the game , when i play a game that doesn't have trophies i focus on the game... trophies making gaming less fun , but some how i always want to collect them .. i guess humen mind like collecting stuff.. some like to collect money , cards , trohpies , phones and stuff like that...
Yh very true sometimes they can distract you from the core game content
I don't see the point of banning trophy hackers. I know its to show what u accomplished but tbh no ones earning money or losing money from using this. Hacking by getting free games is another story....
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