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‘The House of the Dead 4′ Coming to PSN ‘The House of the Dead 4′ Coming to PSN

The House of the Dead 4 has long been a staple in arcades, debuting in 2005. But now PlayStation 3 owners will be able the play the classic shooter at home. On April 17 the title will be offered on …

Ridge Racer For PlayStation Vita Launching March 13, Gets Free DLC Ridge Racer For PlayStation Vita Launching March 13, Gets Free DLC
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If there’s one thing that the PlayStation brand is known for, it’s Ridge Racer. Well, the PlayStation brand is known for a lot of things, but Ridge Racer is always there at every launch. My first PSP game was Ridge …

iPad Trade-Ins on eBay Rising iPad Trade-Ins on eBay Rising

eBay has stated that customers are trading in their first and second generation iPads ten times more than they were last February, likely in anticipation of Apple’s release of its iPad 3. eBay said it received 125K tablet trade-in offers …

Playstation Vita Having Major Mini Problems Playstation Vita Having Major Mini Problems

The newly released Playstation Vita, which was launched in North America on Feb 22nd, is having a little bit of a hiccup with playing free PS+ mini’s. According to reports from the EU Playstation Blog, when players try to launch …

Netflix on Playstation Vita at Launch Netflix on Playstation Vita at Launch

Netflix has reported on their blog that it’s streaming video content will be available for the Playstation Vita as it launches today in the U.S. Netflix has been available to subscribers across a range of consoles, including Microsoft Xbox 360, …

Sony Playstation Vita £199.99 on eBay Sony Playstation Vita £199.99 on eBay
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Sony is releasing it’s Playstation Vita in the U.S. and Canada on Febuary 22nd, and eBay is teaming up with Zavvi to offer a pre-order deal of £199.99. The Vita is region-free, so one can get it a little early …

PlayStation Certification May Be Coming To HTC Devices PlayStation Certification May Be Coming To HTC Devices

Sony making smartphones PlayStation certified was one of the coolest things the company announced last year. The functionality has been brought to Sony’s phones, but it may soon be coming to HTC phones. Pocket Lint’s sources reveal that HTC is …

PlayStation Network Becomes Sony Entertainment Network PlayStation Network Becomes Sony Entertainment Network
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Today, Playstation Network members who attempt to sign in to their account will be prompted with a new Terms of Service Agreement and a new privacy policy as their accounts will now be renamed a Sony Entertainment Network account. SEN …

U.S. Army To Release Officially Licensed Game Controllers U.S. Army To Release Officially Licensed Game Controllers
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In a partnership designed to let “[v]irtual soldiers on the videogame battlefield… take pride in Being Army Strong(TM),” the United States Army has partnered with gaming accessories company CTA Digital to bring gamers a line of officially licenses U.S. Army …

Sony PlayStation Vita Launches With Problems In Japan Sony PlayStation Vita Launches With Problems In Japan
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UPDATE: Sony PR is perturbed. They issued this statement to The Guardian: “The PS Vita has had a terrific launch and sold in large numbers. We’re annoyed with these stories, because we can’t find any evidence of widespread glitches. The …

Sony PlayStation Vita Hits Japan Sony PlayStation Vita Hits Japan

In August, it was reported that the Playstation Vita would hit Japan by the end of December, and that did indeed happen, as it was released this weekend. The Vita is Sony’s handheld PlayStation gaming device. “The new PS Vita …

Sony, Ericsson Split May Mean Good Things for PlayStation Fans Sony, Ericsson Split May Mean Good Things for PlayStation Fans

Sony announced its intent to acquire Ericsson’s share of Sony Ericsson, to make Sony Ericsson a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony. Sony then wants to integrate that into its own platform of network-connected consumer electronic products. PlayStation Network anyone? “This acquisition …

PlayStation Vita Launch Pushed to 2012 PlayStation Vita Launch Pushed to 2012

It looks like American and European gamers are going to have to wait a little longer than expected to get their hands on Sony’s new handheld device. The PlayStation Vita will launch in the U.S. and Europe sometime in early …

PlayStation Store Back Online, Welcome Back Package Not Yet Live PlayStation Store Back Online, Welcome Back Package Not Yet Live
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It looks as though the PlayStation Network is finally up and running at full capacity today, as Sony has announced via the PlayStation blog that the PlayStation Store is now available. On Tuesday, Sony promised that the PSN would be …

PlayStation Network Back Online Within a Week (Maybe) PlayStation Network Back Online Within a Week (Maybe)
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When it’s all said and done, it looks like the PSN may be down for over 2 weeks. The latest official update posted to the PlayStation blog takes the form of a Q&A, much of it mirroring questions outlined yesterday …

Playstation Network Latest Update: Forensic Analysis Prompted Shutdown Playstation Network Latest Update: Forensic Analysis Prompted Shutdown
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Today marks the eighth day since Sony shut down it’s PlayStation Network due to an “external intrusion.” Late yesterday, the news surfaced that users’ personal information had been compromised during the attack.  This announcement simply confirmed already existing fears that …

PlayStation Network Outage Comes with Compromised User Data PlayStation Network Outage Comes with Compromised User Data
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Users of the Sony PlayStation Network and Qriocity service may have had personal information compromised as the result of a recent attack. What a week it has been for PlayStation fans. It’s day seven for most users of the PlayStation …

PlayStation Network Still Down, No Timeframe Yet PlayStation Network Still Down, No Timeframe Yet
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PlayStation users are getting used to looking to Patrick Seybold for information.  The Senior Director of Corporate Communications & Social Media has been the voice throughout this PSN crisis, now entering its seventh day.  His posts on the PlayStation blog …

PlayStation Network Down, Latest Update Admits “External Intrusion” PlayStation Network Down, Latest Update Admits “External Intrusion”
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Since Wednesday of last week the PlayStation Network, Sony’s online gaming platform, has been offline.  Last weekend saw the launch of two major games for the console, Mortal Kombat and Portal 2, which much to the chagrin of gamers are …

HBO to iPad? An iPad 2? More Storage for PS3?
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Ryan Lawler at NewTeeVee points to a Bloomberg interview with HBO co-president Eric Kessler, who mentioned plans to make HBO on-demand content available on more devices like the iPad, but not for Netflix streaming, because its loyalties are with cable companies. Of course Netflix does offer HBO shows after they arrive on DVD.

Hulu Gossip: Subscription Service Might Debut Next Week
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Speculation about Hulu’s subscription service is beginning to feel never-ending; inaccurate rumors concerning the date of its arrival and other details have been circulating for far too long.  But one new report indicates that a beta test of the subscription service might finally begin next week, and another hints that a deal with PlayStation is in the making.