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PSPs to lose PlayStation Store access next week

Sony has confirmed that the PlayStation Store will become inaccessible for some PSP users from September 15th. IGN reports that PSPs in Europe, Oceania, Asia, and some parts of Africa will be cut off from Sony’s digital content store. Fortunately past purchases and downloads will remain accessible and users will …

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Twitter bomb threat takes down SOE boss’ flight amidst spate of DDoS attacks

A bomb threat sent from a Twitter account linked to a DDoS attack on PSN forced a diversion to a flight carrying Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley. Polygon reports that said hacker group had earlier that day the same account claimed responsibility for taking down Sony’s PlayStation Network, as …

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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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PlayStation Now beta prices are a tad steep

Sony has added some prices to its ongoing PlayStation Now streaming beta in North America. And the bad news is it seems like the service won’t be cheap. Kotaku reports that four hours’ access to Final Fantasy XIII-2 costs $4.99. Alternatively seven days costs $7.99, 30 days $14.99 and 90 …

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Uncharted 4, Destiny and Bloodborne amongst first PSN pre-order pre-load titles

Sony has listed the first games that will be available to pre-load for those who pre-order them digitally on PSN. Pre-loading allows users to download and install games ahead of their official release date. The games then automatically unlock at midnight on the day of release (although sometimes it can …

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Gamers more likely to friend trash-talking males and polite females

Men who play aggressively online are more likely to have their friend requests accepted than those who are polite and passive, a new report has found. Alarmingly, however, the opposite is true for women who are more likely to have their friend requests accepted if they are friendly and positive. …

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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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PSN Instant Game Collection to offer two titles per platform per month from June

Sony’s successful Instant Game Collection is being stepped up from June. Starting on June 4th Sony will be offering PlayStation Plus subscribers free access to two games per platform per month across PS4, PS3 and Vita. The deal kicks off with access to Pixeljunk Shooter Ultimate and Trine 2 on …

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Child of Light launching on Vita

Ubisoft’s turn-based RPG Child of Light is to land on Vita in July. A digital edition of Child of Light will launch on PSN on July 2nd for 11.99. Meanwhile, a Complete Edition will hit UK retail on the same day, which includes additional game content including a bonus quest, …

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