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Sony apologises for Grand Theft Auto V leak, delays PSN pre-order pre-loads

Grand Theft Auto V became available to pre-order on the PlayStation Network this weekend, but a gaffe has left Sony in hot water. Sony Europe differs from Sony America in that it allows pre-ordered games to be pre-loaded onto a user’s machine – much like users of PC service Steam …

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Sony drops appeal against UK ICO fine over 2011 PSN breach

Sony has given up its appeal against the fine issued by the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office regarding negligence in the famed hack of Playstation Network in 2011. CVG reports the firm was assessed a 250,000 penalty at the beginning of this year and, after going through the initial appeal process, …

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Tomb Raider holds PSN No.1

The No.1 selling game on the European PlayStation Network is Tomb Raider. The game has been No.1 since it launched on March 5th. With PSN allowing day-and-date releases of physical games on its digital store, its chart is often filled with retail games. And that’s certainly the case this week, …

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PSN sales of Retro City Rampage outpace Steam and Xbox Live

Brian Provinciano’s indie hit Retro City Rampage has enjoyed more success on PSN than any other digital platform. Of course, there’s no reason why it should not – but in an age where we’re constantly told of the brilliance of Steam and the financial success of Xbox Live, the news …

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Select PSN users gifted $10 store credit for "being loyal"

Certain Playstation Network members have reported receiving $10 in store credit from Sony for their apparent loyalty. PSN users on Twitter and popular gaming forum Neogaf have claimed to receive the funds accompanied by this message: "Thank you for being a loyal customer and fan of the PlayStation Network. As …

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Indian PSN purchases climb 30% following web launch

PSN purchases from India have gone up by 30 per cent since Sony launched the web version of the PlayStation Store, the company has revealed. The Sony Entertainment Network store was initially launched for limited countries,” Sony Computer Entertainment India country manager Atindriya Bose told MCV India. "We’ve launched it …

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Ni No Kuni rules PSN Top Ten

Namco Bandai’s Ni No Kuni wasn’t just last week’s top retail game, it was also the top seller on PSN. The stylish RPG beat GTA: Vice City (No.2) and Hitman HD Trilogy (No.3) in MCV’s weekly European PSN Top Ten. The chart includes sales for the week ending February 1st. …

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Sony celebrating PlayStation Vita birthday with digital software sale

The PlayStation Vita is one year old in the UK. Hoorah! And to celebrate, Sony has announced a two-week price promotion that will see significant discounts of Vita software on the PlayStation Network. Highlights include Lumines, Rayman Origins and Dungeon Hunter: Alliance for 13.99 as well as MLB 12 The …

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Sony plans to fight PSN hack fine

SCEE has told MCV it "strongly disagrees" with the PSN hack the UK ICO hit it with today and will appeal. This morningthe UK Information Commissioners Office said April 2011’s PSN hack was a breach of the Data Protection Act, and fined Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, which runs PSN in …

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