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Sony renews PlayStation Network’s Powers television series

Sony has announced it will produce a second season of the PlayStation Network original TV series Powers. Season Two of the company’s first original television program is scheduled for a US premiere in 2016. "The reception to Powers has been incredible and we are thrilled to have successfully launched a …

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Sony refusing to refund PSN hack victim

The protection offered to those whose PlayStation Network accounts have been hacked has been called into question following the plight of one PS4 owner. GameSpot reports that that a Reddit user named Kadjer saw his PSN account hijacked and $600 worth of content purchased through his account. Furthermore, his PS4 …

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Resident Evil beats zombie rival Dying Light in January PSN charts

Capcom’s Resident Evil HD finished ahead of Warner Bros’ Dying Light in last month’s PSN charts, Sony has revealed. The remastered title finished top of the latest European PSN charts, with Dying Light debuting in second place. Both games have so far only been released digitally. However, while Capcom’s game …

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Release date set for PlayStation TV exclusive Powers

PlayStation’s first original TV series, Powers, will hit PSN in March. The first three episodes, released on March 10th, will be free to all PSN members, while the remaining seven episodes will be available to PlayStation Plus subscribers, with a new one arriving every Tuesday. The series had originally been …

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PSN Christmas apology discounts roll out this week

A ten per cent discount will be available to PSN users this weekend as par of Sony’s apology for the service’s Christmas outage. Kicking off at 9:00am this Friday (January 23rd) and running until 9:00am the following Monday (January 26th), PSN users will be able to use a promotional code …

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PSN hit by more service trouble

PlayStation owners are once again today experiencing trouble accessing PSN. We’re aware that some players are seeing drops on PSN,” the official PlayStation Twitter feed said. Engineers are on the case and investigating.” Both PSN and Xbox Live were rocked by a prolonged stint of downtime over Christmas, leading to …

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PlayStation Flash sale supports gaming’s females

It’s hard to interpret Sony’s most recent PSN flash sale as anything other than a shout of support for the women of the games industry. A number of games and films featuring females are currently on sale on Sony’s service, the timing of which presumes that the company intends it …

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Sony: We don’t have anything against EA Access

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe president and CEO Jim Ryan has said that the platform holder doesn’t have anything against EA Access. The subscription service is available on Xbox One but won’t be arriving on PS4, with Sony previously saying that it doesn’t think asking our fans to pay an additional …

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Sony agrees to $15m settlement in 2011 PSN data breach suit

Sony has agreed to a preliminary settlement of $15m in a class action lawsuit regarding its 2011 security breach. The data breach – which resulted in the theft of names, addresses and possibly credit card data belonging to 77m PSN user accounts – had previously earned SCEE a fine of …

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Sony pondering Early Access program for PSN

An equivalent of Steam’s Early Access initiative could be on its way to PS4, PS3 and Vita via the PlayStation Network. That’s one of the massive conversations we have internally,” VP of developer and publisher relations at Sony Computer Entertainment America Adam Boyes told Gamasutra. We’re working through [paid alpha …

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