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Old 10-20-2008, 03:51 PM
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http://www.computerandvideogames.com....php?id=199736

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Get all the trophies in a PS3 game and you earn yourself a coveted Platinum Trophy that sparkles on your XMB. But Sony could have more in store for trophy hoarders, according to the US Official PlayStation Magazine.

"We've heard that SCEA is mulling over some sort of Trophy reward system," it says in the latest issue of OPM.


"We doubt it'll be cash (or the equivalent), but we suspect it might be exclusive access to early betas and the like," the magazine speculates.

Sony UK declined to comment on the rumour, but we'd say access to exclusive wallpapers or themes via the PS Store could also be possible, or early access to demos. Would be nice.
Sounds pretty sweet...
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Ive always just hoped for exclusive avatars for your profile. They really need to add more to those btw
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MS does The Old spice challenge very now and then.
Get so many achivements and you get XBLA games, MS points, and tees for free.

I did it once and got Contra for free.

I wonder how sony will do it?
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Could be an interesting idea, or it could totally fall on its face. Really need to see how they decide to implement this before making a call on it.
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good idea, but not sure how they can implement it.

the major problem is equating achievements/trophies to a value.
people pay cash to have their gamerscore increased.
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good idea, but not sure how they can implement it.

the major problem is equating achievements/trophies to a value.
people pay cash to have their gamerscore increased.
They DO?!? Seriously? I hadn't heard about this, got any links to articles where I can read up on it?
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Old 10-20-2008, 06:12 PM
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good idea, but not sure how they can implement it.

the major problem is equating achievements/trophies to a value.
people pay cash to have their gamerscore increased.
Source?? This is the reason why PS3 trophies are not retrospective, as gamesaves for most games are available on the net for download. The action of performing the actions to quality for the trophy are not something you can fake or download, as far as I am aware. Perhaps 360 achievements can be bought, but I have yet to hear the same about PS3 trophies.
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Old 10-20-2008, 06:16 PM
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They DO?!? Seriously? I hadn't heard about this, got any links to articles where I can read up on it?
http://www.gamespot.com/news/6159255.html

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Levelmy360.com leaves grunt work of getting Xbox 360 achievements to "powerleveling veterans;" packages go up to 3,000 points for $300.

In today's busy world not everyone has enough time to clean the house, walk the dogs, pick up the dry cleaning, or become a Master Thief in The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion's Thieves Guild. While several of the above chores can be completed with just a phone call and some cash, the latter was up to gamers themselves...until now.

Like the phenomenon of power-levelling other people's characters in massively multiplayer online role-playing games for a real-world price, gamers can now see their Xbox 360 GamerScore increase while they do other things.

Levelmy360.com and its team of "powerleveling veterans" are offering to increase Xbox 360 GamerScores for money. Low-end rates include 500 points for $39.99 and 750 points for $59.99, with higher-end packages of 1,000, 1,500, 2,000, and 3,000 points going for $1 for every 10 points.

Gamers who use the service are required to hand over the password that is linked to their gamertag (which also happens to be their Hotmail password) and send funds through PayPal.

The site claims to have more than four years of experience in "similar Internet based online gaming businesses" (likely power-leveling for EverQuest or other PC games) and says Levelmy360 was started "due to popular demand."
They recover your gamertag, earn you points and then you recover it back.

If you can recover your PSN name im sure they could do the same thing.
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Old 10-20-2008, 06:27 PM
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I posted about this in the Smackdown.

I didn't think to check if this was already being discussed in the Game Room because this topic seems perfect smackdown material. Oops.
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They recover your gamertag, earn you points and then you recover it back.

If you can recover your PSN name im sure they could do the same thing.
Holy shit this is pathetic...same level as buying gold/gil in MMOs.
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