Entries in 'psn' (481)

Stringer's position under threat

Stringer's position under threat

The positions of both chief executive SIr Howard Stringer and corporate executive officer and executive VP Kaz Hirai are under threat as a result of the ongoing PSN saga.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2011 at 1:56PM in News
Sony: CC details are not for sale

Sony: CC details are not for sale

PlayStation Network operator Sony has dismissed claims that hackers who obtained user information from its servers have been trying to sell the data on the black market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 3rd 2011 at 9:38AM in News
Hirai to brief press on PSN breach

Hirai to brief press on PSN breach

Sony's deputy president Kaz Hirai will host a media briefing tomorrow to address the issues surrounding the PSN saga – the first time a senior executive has spoken about the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2011 at 3:50PM in News

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First PSN lawsuit is filed

First PSN lawsuit is filed

A US man has filed a lawsuit against Sony following the PSN hacker attack and user data leak that has seen the service shut down for over a week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2011 at 1:00PM in News
Geohotz: PSN hack 'is not cool'...

Geohotz: PSN hack 'is not cool'...

The hacker who arguably set the ball rolling on events that eventually lead up to the collapse of PSN last week has denied involvement in the breach – but has ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2011 at 12:46PM in News
Sony dates speculative PSN return

Sony dates speculative PSN return

PlayStation platform holder Sony has confirmed that it hopes to have some PSN services back online by May 3rd.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2011 at 10:40AM in News

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PSN data liability disagreement

PSN data liability disagreement

It has emerged that part of Sony's PSN terms and conditions claim that the company is not liable for any loss of user data.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2011 at 4:08PM in News
PSN downtime costs dev 'thousands'

PSN downtime costs dev 'thousands'

The ongoing global shutdown of the PlayStation Network has left a UK studio with “absolutely no revenues” for a week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2011 at 1:30PM in News
Visa assures PSN users

Visa assures PSN users

Global payments company Visa has said that customers need not automatically cancel their cards, but should remain vigilant for the time being.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2011 at 12:45PM in News
National press savages PSN

National press savages PSN

The UK media has gone big on Sony's PSN admission this morning, creating a nightmare morning for the platform holder.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2011 at 10:52AM in News

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Sony explains six day wait

Sony explains six day wait

With the catastrophic security failure that has blighted PSN all over the national press this morning, Sony has attempted to address the main criticism currently being thrown its way – ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2011 at 9:41AM in News
Sony confirms PSN data theft

Sony confirms PSN data theft

PlayStation platform holder Sony has confirmed many users' worst fears – the “intrusion” that saw PSN taken down last week has resulted in some personal information being compromised and the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2011 at 10:05PM in News
Worries surround PSN card security

Worries surround PSN card security

Six days on and we're still none the wiser as to the nature of the "external intrusion" that has lead to the collapse of PSN – and customers are starting ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2011 at 11:10AM in News

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PlayStation Plus discounted

PlayStation Plus discounted

PS3 owners have been given an extra incentive to sign up to PlayStation Plus, the premium version of Sony's online gaming network.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2011 at 4:33PM in News
PSN raises $1m+ for Japan aid fund

PSN raises $1m+ for Japan aid fund

A Japanese earthquake and tsunami relief fund made available by Sony over the PlayStation Network has raised around $1.3m.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 5th 2011 at 10:25AM in News
Megaman Universe cancelled

Megaman Universe cancelled

Capcom has announced that it has cancelled Megaman Universe.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 31st 2011 at 12:12PM in News
PSN gets Mega Drive classics

PSN gets Mega Drive classics

A collection of Mega Drive games on PS3 will be free to download for PSN+ subscribers.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 31st 2011 at 11:38AM in News
Resident Evil remakes are digital only

Resident Evil remakes are digital only

As was rumoured yesterday, Capcom has confirmed that it will re-release both Resident Evil 4 and Resident Evil: Code Veronica in HD.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2011 at 3:16PM in News
DC Universe priced on PSN

DC Universe priced on PSN

Sony has announced that PS3 MMO title DC Universe Online will be released on the PlayStation Store as a downloadable purchase.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2011 at 3:26PM in News
EA pleased with ME2 digital sales

EA pleased with ME2 digital sales

John Riccitiello, the CEO of publisher EA, has said that the digital version of Mass Effect 2 that was released on Sony's PSN has been a success for several reasons.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 8th 2011 at 9:40AM in News
Sony wants to sell PSN games in shops

Sony wants to sell PSN games in shops

SCEE President Andrew House wants to sell PSN games on the High Street.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 7th 2011 at 8:00AM in News
GDC: PSN Store revenues jump 70%

GDC: PSN Store revenues jump 70%

Revenues from the online PlayStation Store have risen 70 per cent year-on-year.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 4th 2011 at 10:48AM in News