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8:20 AM on 07.10.2009

Killzone 2 getting new maps and guns for multiplayer?

It looks like the next update for Killzone 2 has been revealed via the gift of PS3 Trophies, as new awards for an unannnounced batch of downloadable content have made their way into the clammy hands of Internet gamers. Two ne...

Jim Sterling

9:00 AM on 06.09.2009

Sony: No trophies on PSP

I have been fairly critical of Sony's Trophy system in the past, but that's mostly because they have a vast amount of potential that hasn't been realized. Take the PSP for example -- had Sony shared the Trophy system between ...

Jim Sterling

12:00 PM on 05.03.2009

PS3 Trophies and how they underachieve

One of the few good things Microsoft did for the games industry was introduce the concept of Achievements. Some of you may disagree with me, especially as it's considered quite hip to hate Achievements and claim they ruined v...

Jim Sterling

1:40 PM on 03.05.2009

PlayStation 3 version of Age of Booty gets Trophies and a demo

Trophies, ahoy! Today, Trophy support was added for Age of Booty. There are ten rewards, none of them containing my three favorite words: “plunder,” “rape,” and “pillage.” However sanitary,...

Brad Nicholson

7:40 PM on 03.02.2009

View your Trophies on a Web site, tomorrow

Starting tomorrow, you’ll be able to view your Trophies on Sony’s official PlayStation Web site. The page will display your rank, provide a breakdown between bronze, silver, gold, and platinum and provide a cute p...

Brad Nicholson

6:20 PM on 03.02.2009

Metal Gear Solid 4 Trophy patch still up in the air

Great games seem hollow without Achievements or Trophies. It’s amazing how unrewarding a difficult task or a level completion is now without a tiny little ding and small text to pad the ego. As you well know, many early...

Brad Nicholson

12:40 PM on 02.26.2009

Check your PS3 Trophies by iPhone with new app

I guess the PS3 equivalent of a 360 achievement whore is a trophy slut. Or something like that. At any rate, if you relate to those words and also own an iPhone, the newest app from UIEvolution may be just what you had in min...

Colette Bennett

8:41 AM on 12.13.2008

SOCOM: Confrontation and Echochrome getting beefy patches [Update]

Within a tiny timeframe both Echochrome and SOCOM: Confrontation will receive Trophy patches and gameplay upgrades. In SOCOM’s case, the version 1.30 patch appears as if it could fix many of the issues that we felt hurt...

Brad Nicholson

3:49 PM on 11.20.2008

Sony officially makes trophies mandatory in January

Since trophies were announced as Sony's answer to Microsoft's achievements, its implementation has been a little patchy. The worst part is hearing "[game name] to have trophies" as if it's a big deal. By this point,...

Jim Sterling

12:25 PM on 11.04.2008

Bethesda says PS3 Fallout 3 trophy support in the works

Regardless of what system you're playing it on, Fallout 3 is a great game, arguably one of the best this year. But if the Xbox 360 version of the title has any definitive "advantage," it's the inclusion of achieveme...

Nick Chester

9:24 AM on 10.20.2008

Sony considers Trophy reward system

I like Achievements, I think they're neat. I also recognize that they serve no real purpose whatsoever other than to fulfill man's inherent desire to amass arbitrary and worthless stuff. That said, if Sony decides to act upon...

Jim Sterling

10:23 PM on 09.18.2008

LittleBigPlanet Trophies revealed, I foam at the mouth

I don’t think it’s possible for my anticipation for Media Molecule’s LittleBigPlanet to be any higher. Ever since the game was first announced at GDC 2007, I knew I had to have it. It’s the kind of gam...

Samit Sarkar