9w ago - Today an online Sony patent has surfaced that outlines a method to award PS3 Trophies based on disc access, possibly to be used with the upcoming PlayStation 4 / PS4 console as well.
Below are the details, as follows: Called "Method and Apparatus for awarding trophies", the patent explains a way to award trophies, even for games that don't natively support them...
"A method and apparatus for adding trophy support games that do not have trophies without modifying the original game," the patent states.
"The method and apparatus are used to detect particular disk access, use the detected disk access as potential trophy triggers in games, and recognize the triggers while a game is played. Trophies are awarded based on the triggers, and the awarded trophies are stored."
The diagram below also gives an idea of how it works:
"A method for assigning one or more trophies to a user, comprising: accessing media content; defining one or more trophies; defining a trigger associated with the media content; detecting the trigger during media content access; and assigning the one or more trophies to a user account that is associated with the...
36w ago - Killzone Community Editor Victor Zuylen has announced today that Killzone HD is coming to PSN on October 23rd and has revealed a PS3 Trophy List for the title below!
To quote: Announced last week, the Killzone Trilogy box set combines Killzone 2 and Killzone 3 with a high-definition PS3 remaster of the original Killzone.
Today we take a closer look at Killzone HD, and the challenging new trophy set that comes with it.
Originally released for PlayStation 2 in 2004, Killzone tells the story of Jan Templar, an ISA Captain whose home planet comes under attack from a Helghast invasion army.
Together with a hot-headed sergeant named Rico, a deadly Shadow Marshal known as Luger, and the half-human, half-Helghast spy Hakha, Templar must attempt to reactivate the Orbital Defense Platform and drive the invading forces from his planet Vekta.
This rip-roaring introduction to the Killzone universe has been remastered in HD for inclusion with the Killzone Trilogy bundle.
Featuring a single-player campaign with four playable characters and an offline multiplayer mode against AI opponents, Killzone HD has received a thorough audiovisual overhaul: the game boasts 720p graphics at a steady 30fps,...
55w ago - Sony Product Marketing Manager Chuck Lacson has made available a video today spotlighting the top ways to kill (or die) in Starhawk alongside a full PS3 Trophy List and tips below!
To quote: 5 more days till Starhawk drops in-stores!
As you can imagine we are pretty excited in the office that everyone will get to finally experience the GLORY that we call the POD KILL. "What's a POD KILL?" you ask? Well let me demonstrate..
The POD KILL, is one of many inventive ways to take out your enemy in Starhawk. Even if you have been playing shooters for years, you'll be surprised at how many new ways you can be take out your enemy (and get completed served as well). And the fun is when you find a new way to kill, you can name it!
Whether you call it THE HEADS UP, THE MANCAKE, or THE PROPERTY DAMAGE, you haven't lived until you have dropped a building on someone's head.
(We also like to call that getting "Dorothy'd") With that in mind, it's time to plan your path to PLATINUM with the full, official PSN Trophies list, and some tips to get them.
70w ago - Naughty Dog Co-President Evan Wells has announced today that Jak and Daxter Collection will be hitting PS3 on February 7, 2012 alongside detailing the PS3 Trophies below as follows:
The wait is almost over, Jak and Daxter fans! I'm happy to announce that Jak and Daxter Collection launches in North America on February 7th. In a few short weeks you'll be able to score the first three installments of the Jak and Daxter trilogy in one complete PS3 Blu-ray package for just $39.99.
Each game has been fully remastered to feature 720p HD visuals and stereoscopic 3D functionality, and one of the coolest new additions to the titles in Jak and Daxter Collection is the introduction of Trophy support.
When the series debuted on PS2 over 10 years ago, we didn't have Trophies. For our jump to PS3, Mass Media crafted custom Trophies for you to earn for all three titles in the collection.
The team at Mass Media has created intricate Trophies, each featuring a unique variation on a design theme based around its mission type. There are over 100 to collect including three Platinum Trophies, so you completionists will have hours of Trophy-hunting fun to look forward to.
Here's a sneak peek at some of the Trophies that will be up for grabs:
79w ago - Naughty Dog Co-President Evan Wells has posted up a video today showcasing the Jak and Daxter Collection on PS3 with HD, 3D and PlayStation 3 Trophies.
To quote: We've been getting many, many requests asking about Jak and Daxter coming to PS3, and I'm happy to announce that the series will make its PS3 debut this February with the launch of the Jak and Daxter Collection.
The Jak and Daxter Collection features three of our favorite Jak and Daxter titles - Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy, Jak II, and Jak 3 - all remastered by Mass Media, working closely with our team at Naughty Dog.
With the launch of Jak and Daxter Collection, you'll be able to experience the adventures of Jak and his Daxter in 720p high definition with crisper visuals, smoother gameplay animation, and in full stereoscopic 3D. And, I'm sure all of you hardcore collectors will be happy to hear that each game in the trilogy features full PS3 trophy support.
The Jak and Daxter franchise set a benchmark for the platformer genre with its huge environments and gaming freedom. In fact, it holds seven world records in the Guinness...