Vinnie Omari, alleged member of the Lizard Squad, the hacking crew that took down both Xbox Live and the Playstation Network on Christmas, was arrested in Twickenham on December 31. Omari provided det
PlayStation Network is currently experiencing mass outages for North American users, and the reason behind the downtime is a DDOS attack for which hacker group Lizard Squad has claimed responsibility.
What happens when superheroes either commit or are the victims of violent crime? That’s the question Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming set out to answer with Powers, their original co
SCEA’s CEO Jack Tretton took to the stage today to talk about the PSN outage that has effected the gaming platform’s online play for the past weeks. Tretton thanked the PS3 supporters and
Sony just announced that the Playstation Network is back up for almost everyone. People in Japan, Hong Kong, and Korea are, sadly, still SOL.
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/PlayStation-Default-554x341.jpg" class="right">Another day, another <a HREF="http://crunchgear.com/tag/PSN">PSN</a> hack. This time we fa
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/PlayStation-Default-554x341.jpg" />Howard Stringer, <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/sony/">Sony's</a> CEO and the most visible tar
According to Sony, the Playstation Network is back online in North America and the US. You will need to upgrade your firmware to 3.6.1 and change your password to play. Our long national nightmare is
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/ps3-3.jpg" />If anyone was on the fence about whether or not to trade in their PS3, the last few weeks seem to have caused them to make u
While gamers around the world are pining for their online play and PSN store access, the companies that rely on the service to sell games are really feeling it. Capcom is one of many PSN-reliant compa
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/haters_gonna_hate_display.jpg">Sony is performing the old salt-in-the-wound trick by informing <a HREF="http://www.bloomberg.com/news/201
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/PlayStation-Default-554x341.jpg" />As the initial hysteria (mostly justified) surrounding the <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/sony
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/IMG_2198.jpg" />The PSN debacle is continually evolving as the extent of the damage is made clear, though it should be noted that we're s
This is really too bad; I was looking forward to this game, despite the unpardonable offense of getting jumping in my Bionic Commando. It turns out that Rearmed 2 has DRM that, like a few other games
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/metal-slug.jpg" />December 21st is looking to be a big day for the PS3. Well, also a short day if you're talking about <em>duration</em>.
You might want to hold off on jailbreaking your PS3, particularly if you spend much time online. Turns out that Sony can detect the software ID used by the program used for jailbreaking, and then ban
There’s always a hardcore market. But $50/year may be too steep for what they’re offering. Early access to demos, special themes, and a handful of mini games? I don’t know. And it al
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/psnpremium.png" />In my lower moments I can be found browsing various message boards, watching mere children argue over what video game c
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/psppsnjapan.jpg" />This machine translation is a little rough, but <i>I think</i> a PSP/PSN Store just launched (or re-launched, dependin
Namco, creators of such classics like Pac-Man, Galaga and Dig Dug, have announced Museum Essentials for the PlayStation Network. Now you can play the aforementioned games along with Dragon Spirit and