The Power Review takes a look at the lack of integration between the trophy system and PS Home. Where are the unlockables, where is the interactive trophy room?
"my 17 platinums " ....you have to be kidding
nope... not kidding
Wow. I only have 2. I'm pretty close to getting my third with Unreal Tournament 3 though (just have to win 180 more out of 500 online matches and I get my final trophy)
Lack of home rooms in home = fail. Home still has potential but its still pretty lame. They need to make it faster for one thing, everything loads up too slow and it needs to be standard to have a launch from game feature properly integrated into games. RE5 and warhawk do a pretty good job.
@callahan09 "just have to win 180 more out of 500 online matches and I get my final trophy" And that's exactly the reason why I despise online trophies...Most of them require and enormous amount of grinding. Bronze trophy for killing 50 enemies offline, you get the same bronze for winning 500 online matches. Devs don't make online trophies fun....
My problem with dorks is that you have to have everything this instant, else it isn't worth it at all. Another problem is pretending Sony declared every single free feature was going to be ready when they started the open beta. HOME has grown tremendously since the beta. And we don't even have the things like the EA space yet. Crying about a work in progress is ridiculous. Especially when it doesn't even appear that you know about unlockables in two huge titles. Its up to the developers to do these things, and so far there are a few that are willing. This is just calling out Sony for a product they are still working on, plenty of people use home, when it has the things that you need, you will find yourself in it more. Until then, well. You know what to do. http://n4g.com/ps3/NewsPend...
But thats the stupid excuse Sony and everyone is using to defend them, "oh its still a work in progress" or "its clearly says beta". Thats just aka from Sony saying "we weren't ready yet but released to make good on our 2008 promise." HOME will ALWAYS be a work in progress and continually grow so that excuse has no meaning. Its just the question of when. Right now IMO, HOME is lame and i still have no reason to start up my ps3, sign into PSN, start up HOME, sign into HOME, load up HOME, load up the HOME spaces. None of that, its just lame as it is now. How long is it gonna be "beta". I think they should make it an option to boot straight into HOME or make it the new XMB with the old XMB still being there for use in-game. It's really hard to find reason to boot into it unless forced.
Well yeah I agree that online trophies can be severely annoying when they make the requirements so high. But what they're really trying to do is keep you playing so their community is strong. Resistance 2's 10,000 kills trophy is just insane, though. I've put about 30 hours into it and I have 1,000 kills. So that's probably something close to 250 or 300 hours for someone like me to get that one single trophy. The 500 matches in Unreal Tournament 3 is nowhere near as bad as that, in my opinion. If I play for about an hour, I can win about 10 deathmatches to 20, because I'm pretty good at the game. That's about 50 hours for me, versus 300 for the Resistance 2 trophy. It is a gold trophy, also. But yeah, I do tend to agree that these online grinding trophies should have lighter requirements than they often do.
Very much agree with sonarus. He is spot on.
Thats some serious trophy-whoreage right there. In the time it takes to get 17 platinums you couldn't have spent more than 5 mins in home.
hahha, no I'm enjoying Xi right now... I spend a little bit of time with it
More like he couldn't have spent more than 5 minutes outside of his home since the trophy system launched last year! Haha. I kid, I kid.
What Sony showed off at GDC '07 was more of a prototype. They used the presentation to show what Home was capable of. It wasn't until 2009 that Sony made trophies mandatory, so there wasn't any need for it in Home. They'll update it this year. We've already seen strides been made in terms of Game Rooms and the new Xi puzzle. It's only a matter of time.
The trophy room was the only thing I looked forward to in home. If they aren't going to make the home trophy room, it would be nice to make the trophies more prettier. Until the cross game chat is added and whatever everyone else wants added.
Overpromising. Underdelivering. The Sony way. Some things suck hard. And some things suck Home.
Home is getting better every day & there is a lot of people who enjoy the service, so keep your opinion to your self... Speaking of "Overpromising. Underdelivering." I guess M$ was a disappointing in GDC 09 & you guys still waiting for a new decent game announcement.
you know, Sony must get a real kick out of making people like you look stupid
Cliff I think he does a good job on his own with out Sony's help. Soda is finally showing his true fanboy colours lately he came in here acting all biased gaining the bubbles he has and now he acts like the Muppet he is.
"Overpromising. Underdelivering. " Just like the 360 lineup this year?
What does 2007 & 2008 have in common? They both ended with PS3 fanboys crying because their overhyped titles got butchered by MS line-up. The same will happen this holiday. ODST alone makes the PS3 line-up look embarrassing.
What ever helps you sleep at night Muppet I'm assuming your basing this on sales like every other games we all know the amount of sales tell us how great it is, Britney Spears must be your favorite singer and Wii play is the greatest thing since slice bread.
The people who buy Britney Spears and Wii Play probably think so. Who are you to judge them?
While the ps3 2007 lineup is pretty lackluster, the ps3 2008 lineup is better than that of the 360, no contest.
In your opinion it was better. The consumers didn't agree. Gears of War 2 and Fable 2 outsold everything the PS3 had to show for. Gamers around the world preferred 360 games over PS3 games.
O it's sales again. Just because 80% of the people are still using IE, that doesn't mean it's the best browser. If you want to compare, compare the rating in which mgs4 and LBP pretty much decimate everything on the 360 in 08.
17 platinums?? man thats one crazy trophy collection right there. i don't even have one! xD (trying to get 1 in either killzone 2 or resistance 2 though) anyway home is boring, haven't used i for a long time(and when i did it was mostly to play draughts of which i haven't lost a single game btw lol)
Surely you have cheated to get some of them? Or you don't have much of a life...(I feel sorry for you if it is this, I am going for the platinum on RE5 and FIFA currently, it is taking me literally days/weeks to do, so how the fu*k you have gotten 17 is astounding.) Can you name the games for us? Or give us your PSN so we can see? Anyway, on the actual article, in terms of trophy support, I am dying for it to be in, but I do realise that HOME is still in beta(No matter how you look at it, it is, simple), so we can't expect everything to be there instantly, HOME is progressing, it's progressing very nicely, it is getting more game support, more spaces(Xi is brilliant), and soon enough it will no doubt get trophy support(Plus all the other things mentioned pre-release), which will be great.
I put the link of the trophies on the site, on the comments part... http://thepowerreview.com/b...
Yeah I took a look, still doesn't answer the question though, does it? Surely you have cheated to get some of them? Or you don't have much of a life... ???
lol... not a cheat, just play a lot of games, then do reviews on them... keeps me busy
I'm not sure if Sony is really going to integrate trophies as a means of currency or the likes on Home. I do hope that they use the trophy system as a means of integrating new unlockables for Home. Like Street Fighter IV for example, Capcom are one of the first devs to actually reward you with clothes when you do a certain task or unlock a certain trophy in the game. More devs should really do this and I hope that Sony forces them to do so because little things like this really help Home's status and makes it feel more like a Playstation thing. It's also free advertising for games as well. When I'm at Home, I have the Shadaloo shirt on and on the back it says Street Fighter IV. I'm a walking ad!
The crazy thing is there's quite a few people that have 17+ platinums, it's still hard to believe Killerxx has 30 platinums. It's nice to have platinums but I'd rather move on to another game rather then spend time grinding for it. If it's pretty quick then I'll go for it but most of the time I'm happy with beating a game and then moving on. There's only been a few games I've had fun platinuming, everything else feels like I should get paid for getting platinum since it feels more like work then actually having fun. I always wonder how many trophies and platinums people would actually have if the list wasn't revealed and someone was casually playing a game.
These will all come along with 120 fps games.
you people will never be happy if you own a ps3 and deleted home cause it sucked for you ok dont worry about it lol your not paying to use home so no point complaining just let the other ps3 owners enjoy it cause everyone sees it in a different way im not gonna be negative about it for me its free so why complain? lol if you choose to buy stuff in it then thats you its free for me cause i dont. no point complaining about a free download.
I mean serious at first I thought man this prolly will be a useless feature but to be honest I been going into Home and chillin and meeting new people around the world in there. Most the people ive added as friends ive met from the Home beta and ive been playing games with thm online and helping each other out unlock stuff we didnt know about in Resident Evil 5. I really am enjoying home and I really think it will be a cool feature when the final version of home is released. It has alot of potential from what ive seen in home and the community has grown alot from the last time I was in home. U can now visit, Capcom RE5 space, Guitar Hero Backstage space, Redbull space, Far Cry 2 space, Uncharted space, Warhawk space, Lounge space, Central Plaza space, Bowling Alley space, Theatre Space, Mall space, and your own Personal space. All of these for free and ive unlocked a few shirts for RE5 and a chris redfield and sheva items which I decorated in my personal space. I also see people running around in SF4 costumes and Resistance 2 costumes which they have unlocked from the game and to me these are cool things to showcase in home because it doesnt only make gamers work to unlock these items for home but it makes it fun for us gamers and lets us showcase our rewards for unlocking these items and showcasing them in home to other people u meet there. To me that is what makes home a pretty amazing feature in my opinion. So far from what ive expirienced from home, I see alot of potential for home when the final version is released. If u dont believe me, ill be on home tonight and my PSN ID is clintos650. :)
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