More Reviews
REVIEWS Dokuro (PC) Review
Dokuro makes the jump from handheld to PC, but does it help or hinder this unusual platformer?

About Love, Hate, and the other Review
Simple feelings. Complex puzzles.
More Previews
PREVIEWS Magicka 2 Preview
How does that sing-along song go? "Magicka 2, Magicka 2, for the Playstation 4, and the PC, too..."
Release Dates
NEW RELEASES Persona 5
Release date: 12/31/14

Motorcycle Club
Release date: 01/01/15

Atelier Ayesha Plus: The Alchemist of Dusk
Release date: 01/14/15

Saints Row: Gat out of Hell
Release date: 01/20/15


LATEST FEATURES GameRevolution's Best of 2014 Awards
Here are all of the awards in one handy post.

The Airing of Grievances 2014
Happy Festivus! Get out your aluminum pole, and join us in one of the (made-up) holiday's annual traditions.
MOST POPULAR FEATURES Black Friday 2014 Video Game Deals Buyer's Guide
Looking to score the most bang for your buck the day after Thanksgiving? Well look no further! Our Black Friday guide is just the tool you need.

LEADERBOARD
Read More Member Blogs
FEATURED VOXPOP ryanbates
Gamer Love
By ryanbates
Posted on 12/19/14
When a player one meets his or her player two, it's a beautiful thing. Check out this cake my friend and GameRevolution reader Lindsey L. gave her sweetums on their two-year anniversary!   ...

 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   SmartFeedSmartFeed   RegisterRegister   ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 
Achievement hunting for fun and profit

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    Game Revolution Forum Index -> General Gaming Topics
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
used44



Joined: 08 Mar 2002
Posts: 20937

PostPosted: Sun Feb 17, 2013 9:04 pm    Post subject: Achievement hunting for fun and profit Reply with quote

Hey just wondering if anybody wanted to share any recent or ongoing achievement/trophy grabs. Fun ones from fun games, not the "spam the same attack 100 times" variety.

Far Cry 3 has some great ones.

I had a blast today working on getting "Never Saw It Coming" which requires a knife takedown from above an enemy while using a zip line, glider, or parachute. I thought I had lined up a zip line kill the other day but I overshot my dismount. But today I spent about 15 minutes gliding way across the map and crashing an enemy stronghold. A couple great moments happened, bounced off a roof or two. Finally nailed a guy and it was just awesome.

Speaking of Far Cry, just need to play the co-op missions and I'll have all the achievements.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Longo_2_guns
Ruler of the Queen's Navy


Joined: 29 Jun 2003
Posts: 16173

PostPosted: Sun Feb 17, 2013 9:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Recently, to compliment my Dark Souls platinum trophy, I picked up the Demon's Souls one as well. Which brings me to an example of how NOT to do trophies.

In Demon's Souls, there's one trophy for every single weapon upgrade type being maxed out, which there are about 15 of. The problem is that weapon upgrades take hours upon hours upon hours for ONE of them to reach max level, much less all of them. So that's a pain.
_________________
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail AIM Address MSN Messenger
used44



Joined: 08 Mar 2002
Posts: 20937

PostPosted: Sun Feb 17, 2013 10:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Fuuuuuck that.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
De-Ting
Formerly Known as Prince


Joined: 11 Nov 2006
Posts: 8048

PostPosted: Sun Feb 17, 2013 10:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I platinumed Ratchet and Clank and Sly 2, recently.

While going for the hover board race trophy, I learned of an easter egg where you can give the chick massive boobs. Low-poly boobs, and her normal bust is more appealing, but still. Freaking. lol.
_________________

o--(^-^)--o
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message AIM Address
MattAY
Posh B**tard


Joined: 02 Mar 2006
Posts: 12495

PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 1:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh man that zip line achievement was pretty awesome. I started using the glider but it was too hard, so nice work getting that!

PS - I also just need the co-op achievements... Wink

MGS HD collection ones are good. "Snake Beater" is where you let Otacon catch you whacking off to a poster of an Asian girl in the locker. One of my favourites.
_________________
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail
drathbone



Joined: 19 May 2011
Posts: 397

PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 2:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Although they weren't achievements, I did get an Extermination medal on Halo 3 without boosting which was not easy as far as I can remember (get Overkill-streak while killing the entire opposing team). Pretty sure I won the 4v4 (i think, or 5v5) skirmish with 30+ of the 50 kills required to win. Had the video but my HDD just died, so no proof unfortunately (classic excuse right?).
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
danielrbischoff



Joined: 13 Nov 2009
Posts: 8909

PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:26 am    Post subject: Re: Achievement hunting for fun and profit Reply with quote

used44 wrote:
I had a blast today working on getting "Never Saw It Coming" which requires a knife takedown from above an enemy while using a zip line, glider, or parachute.

I could try for that achievement over and over for hours on end. In fact I have! I refuse to do it on a zipline. I wanna do it off a glider goddamit.
_________________
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/halo-the-master-chief-collection
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/tales-of-hearts-r
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/sunset-overdrive
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/wwe-2k15-ps4-xone
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
used44



Joined: 08 Mar 2002
Posts: 20937

PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 1:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

MattAY wrote:
PS - I also just need the co-op achievements... Wink


Oh man lets do this sometimes soon. We'll get icepick in on it too.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Chris_Crime



Joined: 18 Mar 2007
Posts: 3806

PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2013 11:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I found a save glitch that gave me every trophy for PS3 Socom all at once. pretty ridiculous. That's 1 platinum I didn't have to work.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic    Game Revolution Forum Index -> General Gaming Topics All times are GMT - 7 Hours
Page 1 of 1
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum