Sony has announced the free PS4 games being offered to PS Plus members this month. Subscribers are being treated to three games this time around.
If you're a fan of classic games, then this announcement is definitely meant for you; SEGA has just announced that its longtime favorite title, Sonic CD, will be making its way to all major consoles and smartphone platforms, ranging from the PlayStation 3 to the Xbox 360 to Windows Phone 7, Android and iOS.
Spanish police said today it has arrested three people who were allegedly involved in the PlayStation Network attacks that brought the system to a halt last month. The hackers are said to be part of "Anonymous", a semi-centralized activist group known for bringing down several government websites in the past.
Remember the Welcome Back package Sony promised us by way of saying thank you for sticking by the beleaguered platform during the PSN downtime of the last few weeks? Now that the company has finally managed to bring its PSN Store back online, they've also announced just how this package works and more importantly, your free content can be downloaded right now if you can cope with the many error codes currently being thrown up by the service while it attempts to deal with a few million people hitting it at once.
As promised earlier this week, all PlayStation Network services are being restored today in Europe, America and most of Asia. On Tuesday, we reported that Sony intended to bring back the service by the end of the week. Today, Sony is confirming it once again in a press release.
An interesting little tidbit coming out of Microsoft today, with news that the Redmond outfit has offered a job to a young Irish boy who came to their attention though a Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 phishing scam.
What, another story about Sony? Yes, but this time it's good news: after a month of downtime, the company is bringing some PlayStation Network services back in some parts of Asia. While there's still no word on when US services are returning, some progress is still better than no word at all.
United States-based PlayStation Network users will now be able to register for a free Identity Protection service, thanks to an arrangement made by Sony with Debix.
Sony's recent data breach could cost the company as much as $24.5 billion according to a new infographic put together by PromotionalCodes. The whole palaver began way back on April 19th when Sony discovered that a few PlayStation Network servers had rebooted themselves for no apparent reason. After some research and, we assume much panic, Sony took the unpleasant decision to pull its entire multiplayer network and online store off the internet the next day. The plan was to bring everything back online once the issue was resolved. That took much, much longer than any of us expected.