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UK data protection unit fines SCEE £250,000 for 2011’s PSN breach

Sony has been hit with a quarter of a million pounds fine for allowing customer data to be accessed when PSN was hacked. The service outage of April 2011 took down Sony’s games service and store for a month, after US-based hacker George Hotz found a way to exploit a …

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Sony adds PayPal payment option to PSN

US consumers are now able to make PlayStation Network purchases via PayPal. CVG reports that the option has not been implemented for purchases made via PS3 or Vita but is available for those buying content via the Sony Entertainment Network website and on a selection of Android apps such as …

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UPDATED: Bully released on PS3 in Europe

Cult Rockstar hit Bully could finally be getting a PS3 release, it seems. Siliconera reports that ESRB ratings indicate that a number of Rockstar’s PS2 titles are being lined up for a digital release on the PlayStation Network including Bully, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories, Red Dead Revolver, Midnight …

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More Sega Saturn games on the way to XBLA and PSN

A trio of Sega’s AM2 titles are to receive digital re-releases on Xbox Live Arcade and the PlayStation Network. Sega’s AM2 system became an arcade standard in the ‘90s and also served as the basis for the company’s brilliant but ill-fated Saturn console. Virtua Fighter 2 and spin-off Fighting Vipers …

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ToeJam & Earl comeback confirmed

Sega’s popular retro franchise ToeJam & Earl is making a comeback. Rumours of a re-release first circulated in July, but now Sega has officially confirmed an Xbox Live and PSN release for the Mega Drive title on November 7th. The game will cost 3.69. Also releasing on the same day …

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Anonymous Sony hack claims are "totally fake"

For a few brief hours it looked like it might be PSNgate all over again. But it’s not the case. A Twitter user claiming to be a member of Anonymous last night claimed to have once again breached the security safeguards of the PlayStation Network. The individual claimed to have …

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NASCAR euro release takes pole position on PSN

The NASCAR game DOES have a European audience, as the game holds the top spot of the PSN charts for two weeks. Publisher Activision opted against releasing the boxed game in Europe as it is primarily a US racing brand. But fans lobbied the game’s developer, Brit studio Eutechnyx, for …

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The PlayStation Network charts now in MCV

The latest issue of MCV is now available digitally, and it features both the June retail market data and the PlayStation Network Top Ten. The PSN charts can only be found in MCV, and looks at the entire European market. It is part of our weekly seven page charts bonanza. …

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VIDEO: Marvel vs Capcom Origins gets September release date

Capcom has confirmed a brand new digital title – Marvel vs Capcom Origins. The SKU includes both Marvel Super Heroes and Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Heroes, which were first released in 1995 and 1998 respectively. Both will feature an HD rework and support for Achievements/Trophies, as well as online …

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