PSN

  • Lizard Squad attack Xbox Live, PSN and Steam to ruin Christmas

    The now annual tradition of Lizard Squad is upon us. They’re once again launching attacks against gaming networks of Xbox Live, PlayStation Network and Steam, disrupting the enjoyment of gamers around the world. The tweets announcing the impending attack began about an hour ago from the @LizardInvasion account. Hello...
  • PSN Welcome Back Programme for Australia

    After PSN outrageously long down time Sony is welcoming back Australian PSN users by offering free games and other services. You can choose from two PlayStation 3 games from the following list: LittleBigPlanet InFamous* WipEout HD/Fury Ratchet & Clank: Quest for Booty Dead Nation* For those with PSP accounts,...
  • PSN restored. DLC, demos from PS Store still unavailable

    The PlayStation Network was finally restored today but not without issue. After switching the service back on, Sony servers were quickly swamped with thousands of users trying to reset their account passwords. After switching the PSN off once again, the servers recovered and were brought back online later in...
  • PS3 FW 3.61 now available in Australia, PSN still down. [Updated]

    Turns out the PlayStation 3 update rollout is progressing faster than expected. I’m happy to report that it has now reached Australian, UK and no doubt the shores of many other countries around the world.  The download is going pretty fast, currently at 42% after only a couple of...
  • PSN coming back online slowly, Australia still waiting

    After being offline for 2 days shy of a month, the PlayStation Network is beginning its relaunch. The PSN Relaunch comes with a pre-recorded video from Sony CEO, Hazuo Hirai in which he apologies for the outage and thanks you for being patient. You’ve all been patient right ?...
  • PSN shut down because your details were stolen

    Sony have finally come clean about why they had to switch off and are rebuilding the PlayStation Network. What is now a PR disaster for the company, they say they discovered the “illegal and unauthorized intrusion” between April 17th and April 19th. However this first consumers knew of the...
  • No Happy Easter for PlayStation Network. PSN still down

    Image credit: Flickr and Flickr  Sorry PSN users, news on Easter Sunday is not good. With another update on the PlayStation blog, Sony identify the cause as an ‘external intrusion’ as the outage enters its third day. An external intrusion on our system has affected our PlayStation Network and...
  • PSN suffers widespread outage.

    So you just started your 5 day Easter holidays and jumped on your PS3 to play co-op with friends.. bad luck. The PlayStation Network is currently experiencing a worldwide outage. Senior Director of Corporate Communications & Social Media, Patrick Sybold posted on the PlayStation blog to confirmed the issue...
  • Breaking: PS3 launching HD video service this month !!

    Titled ‘PlayStation Network Video Delivery Service’, it seems PlayStation has a little something up their sleeves to rival Xbox’s new Zune Video Marketplace. The PS3 is set to launch it’s very own video streaming service this month ! Movies will be available in both standard and high definition and...