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I'm a trophy addict. Nothing beats a platinum trophy. 1,000 gamer points just isn't the same.
I agree. The Xbox system needs a way to mark that ultimate game completion achievement.
Agreed. With Achievements there's no reason to get the last few of them but with trophies you will get the last few trophies to get the ultimate goal which is a platinum trophy. The trophy system is far better. You can just play games as normal and get a bunch of bronze trophies but to get the golds, and best of all, the platinums you have to work for them and earn them. Gamer points are gamer points and there is no distinction between the 50 point achievements or the 10 point achievements. But you can look at one's trophies and see the bronz, silver, gold, and platinum trophies. Genius.
Oh I thought Xbox added a page to the achievments that showed something for maxing the gamerscore. I do admit, although achievements are cool, the ding when a trophy pops up just razes me more. The points don't compare to the trophies for me. Although both are not real the idea of a trophy feels like a winner where as the score never feels like you have reached something. Plus you get a score with trophies with the Level and percentage. It's double win and well....TRIPLE if you add in Vita having trophies now which is MEGATON aweosme!
Just realized, someone is going down this page disliking everything about trophies.. I'm not even going to say it.. you guys know why.
I'm a achivement addict. Nothing beats 1000 gamerscore. Platinum trophy just isn't the same.
I always feel such a huge sense of achievement when I unlock something when playing an Xbox game. There's just something so rewarding about seeing your gamerscore increase, even if it's just by 10 points at a time! It's especially rewarding if you get a big score increase for something that took you ages to achieve, it really feels deserved!
I'll admit it. I am a huge trophy whore. It's sad to say that trophies now play a big part when I chose games that I want to play. Anyone else having a hard time with the Time Attack for SoTC. That third boss is a bitch!!
Man I'm the same way...I hate that sooo much though. I need to realize that I play games mainly to just have fun not get trophies. This is why I did not get Vanquish and Mortal Kombat because I know I might not platinum them...I hate that I'm like this though.
6 Platinums and counting, I always go for trophies.... It's addicting..
dude I have a friend with 70 platinum's
I have a friend with 60 thats like WAYY TO much but wow. 70. I like going for Platinums but im not all that addicted.
I have 40 XD
god damn bro i just got my 7th guess im not addicted.
Give it time :P
I only have 10 platinum's
It's amazing that the commenting about achievements are made by non 360 owners.i have both consoles so i can elaborate on it.achievements are more detailed than trophys.when a gamer does a certain task in the game,an ahcievement or a trophy pops up.with trophys all you get is bronz, silver, gold, and platinum trophies,thats all.with achievements it goes into detail exactly what the gamer done and the score for that particular achievement earned.different achievement scores differs from game to game.gamer score and achievements shows what kind of gamer you are on XBL.both gamer score and achievements are in the profile of the gamer. this is not in anyway downplaying the trophy system,but to explain the differece of the two.PSN gamers should pat themselves on the back for demanding the trophy system to enhance the gaming experience on PSN.
It sounds like you don't actually know how trophies work. For most if not all multi-platform games each achievement has a corresponding trophy on the PS3 so the level of detail is the same. For any PS3 game you can see which trophies have been awarded as well as percent completion of the game. For a higher level view you have your level and percent completion. So for example I'm currently level 13 and 65% of the way to level 14 with 7 platinum, 53 gold, 239 silver and 1062 bronze. So you actually have a more detailed view of the gamers abilities with trophies. A high gamer score could simply mean someone rushes through games to get the easy achievements and then moves on to another game. But platinums and golds are generally hard to come by and give a better indication of the gamers skill than just one overall number. And if you really care that much you can drill down and compare individual trophies with other people to see exactly which ones they have been awarded in each game.
Dude. Please know what your talking about before making a comment. Other than the 360's achievements being in points and PS3 in "trophy form" the 2 are exactly the same. In fact when you unlock a trophy on and select the trophy. It tells you what you did to get it. May not exactly how but you get the jist of it. To add to my point just visit any trophy or achievement guide site. I've used an achievement guide to get some of my trophies so yeah. The trophies that I've accumulated may not tell me what kind of gamer I am but again in an essence the 2 systems are the same. Sony used Platinum,Gold,Silver, and Bronze. MS used a points based system. Other than that basically the same idea.
It's sad to people choosing their games based on trophies/achievements. I like trophies. When I started I got addicted to it but there was a point where it does not make sense to me anymore. Maybe because I am a gamer and play to have fun. I don't care if I don't get a platinum, I don't look up guides how to get a specific trophy. It's a cool and fun system but that's all it is for me ^^.
I'm addicted to the Xbox achievements. Trophies were never my thing. While I agree that Xbox needs to do something for the people that do get all of them, I just love the feeling of my score getting bigger.
I just like feeling like I've completed something 100%, and a platinum trophy shows that more that a random meaningless string of numbers ever could in my opinion.
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