Meet the Top PSN Trophy Collector in the World

by Stryctnin, the HSM team writer and artist The PS3 trophy system, which is an accomplishment tracking system, was introduced in the software download version 2.40 in July 2008. There are four different types of trophies, and they are valued from lowest to highest – bronze, silver, gold, and platinum. Bronze trophies are usually easily […]

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Initialisms and Home-isms: A Glossary

by Terra_Cide, HSM copy editor For those of you who didn’t see the post over at Engadget last month, the Oxford English Dictionary – the granddaddy of all that is English-language based – has decided to add well-known initialisms OMG, LOL and FYI, as well as IMHO and BFF onto their hallowed pages. They have also added ♥ – […]

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A Second Look at the LucasArts Cantina

by FEMAELSTROM, HSM team writer When I first walked into Home I was doubly lost, like a blind man in the dark. I searched the navigator to see what this brave new world held for me; there was indeed a vast array of places to go, but the first one that really stood out and […]

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A Japanese in the Land of the Gaijin

by LiLBlueEyes, the HSM special guest contributor GAIJIN – That’s the Japanese word for outsider or foreigner. Literally, it translates to “outside person.” So what happens when a Japanese enters the world of the gaijin? It’s fairly well known by now that there are Americans and others who have Japanese Home accounts but very rarely do we see Japanese citizens […]

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