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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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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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Sony speeds up PlayStation Store with patch

The new-look PSN store is a mighty fine beast, but it can chug a little. Not anymore, though. Spong reports that Sony has released a 26MB patch that not only increases the speed at which users can browse its catalogue but should also stamp out erroneous error messages. The HTML5-based …

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Free Far Cry 3 DLC ‘High Tides’ heading to PSN

PS3-exclusive Far Cry 3 DLC is landing on the Playstation Network this week, and it won’t cost a dime. Joystiq reports the co-op focused ‘High Tides’ add-on will arrive on Playstation 3’s online network this Tuesday, January 15th. The content offers two chapters, Redemption and Jailbreak, that revolve around the …

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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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Sony smacks PS3 pirates with PSN bans

Consumers who use the new PS3 lv0 bootloader key to play games illegally online are being banned from PSN. Unauthorised software for the PlayStation 3 system was recently released by hackers,” a Sony statement reads. Use of such software violates the terms of the ‘System Software License Agreement for the …

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GAME OF THE DAY: The Unfinished Swan

We’re going to be clear about this from the off – not everyone is going to like The Unfinished Swan. You can finish the game in one sitting, or around two hours. Although that’s at the expense of exploration, of course. And the plot is, how shall we say, slightly …

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Californian judge rejects PSN hack lawsuit

Sony has been cleared of multiple charges levelled at the firm regarding last year’s headline-hitting PSN hack. Courthouse News reports that US District Judge Anthony Battaglia threw out charges including negligence, unjust enrichment, bailment and violations of California consumer protection statutes”. The reason given was that none of the named …

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The end has come for Life with PlayStation, Folding@home

Sony is calling time on its Life with PlayStation application. The app will be removed from the XMB via the next PS3 software update (version 4.30) that will begin distribution tomorrow (Tues October 23rd). The app’s services will be terminated in November. The decision also means an end to Stanford …

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