Tag Archive: psn

Bloodrayne: Betrayal

Don’t let your opinion of the subpar third-person games and bad movies fool you: Bloodrayne: Betrayal is an old-school platformer that will kick your ass while putting a smile on your face.

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Sony, PSN and gamers: where do we go from here?

While one of the largest data breaches in human history is still fresh in the minds of gamers, their cries for blood have been somewhat sated by the return of multiplayer gaming on the Playstation Network, along with knowledge that the PSN Store set to make its return any day now.  With things slowly returning to normal, where do we go from here?

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PSN back up in full…on May 31st?

Reports are flying around the Internet this morning about Sony pegging a new full restoration date for the PSN…May 31st.  Here’s what a Sony spokesman told Bloomberg:

“The company is in the process of adopting an improved security system and its plan to restart the services fully by May 31 is unchanged, he said. Sony shut down the PlayStation Network and Qriocity services April 20 because of possible data theft by hackers.”

While that doesn’t mean the service won’t return in some fashion prior to the last day in May, it still doesn’t bode well…especially when you consider that Brink is scheduled to arrive tomorrow.

Sony confirms “compromise of personal information”

Sony has confirmed that some personal information has been compromised in the recent PSN intrusion.  However, they haven’t actually specified what information was compromised…no word on if credit card info has been pilfered, although they believe that everything ranging from address to email address to PSN ID to (possibly) your purchase history has been taken.  For now, we still don’t have any definite word on whether your financial information attatched to your PSN account is safe.  Any theories on why it’s taking Sony so long to figure this out?

Is the PlayStation Network working?

IGN has a new page up that constantly checks to see if the PSN is back up and running.  If you feel the need to know as soon as the PSN is accessible again, keep your eye here.