Torne Brings TV Trophies To PS3 In March

By Spencer . February 16, 2010 . 12:41am

imageIf you dreamt of turning your PlayStation 3 into a DVR take a look at Torne. This nifty device plugs into a PS3’s USB port and saves recorded TV programs to the hard drive.

 

Torne also has a PSP export feature and awards users trophies. Seriously. You can earn trophies by watching TV, but a full list has not been revealed yet.

 

Sony is selling Torne in Japan on March 18 as a standalone device for 9,980 yen ($111) and with a 250 GB slim PlayStation 3 for ($476).

 

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  • Aoshi00

    Pls bring this to the US (for $99?), even though I might not have much to record from the over the air antenna.. I saw the promo video and the functions intrigue me.

  • thaKingRocka

    pretty cool idea. a dvr from cablevision is ten bucks a month. i’d much prefer a one-time fee.

  • Hraesvelgr

    Personally, I don’t watch enough TV for this sort of thing to be useful. Only about an hour a week, which has gone down to less than an hour per week because of the Olympics.

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