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The Playstation Network has been down for six days now and PSN users are become increasingly irate at the lack of updates with some making demands of refunds, free credits and even claims for damages for amenities such as broadband costs which have been ‘wasted’. This has prompted Sony to issue a statement via their official blog. Plea for patience Sony’s official blog posted “We thank you for your patience to date and ask for a little more while we move towards completion of this project. We will continue to give you updates...

The Playstation Network is entering its fifth day of downtime today with no clear indication on when the network will be back up, since our last update there has been another post on the official Playstation blog after confirming on Saturday that the PSN network was taken down due to an ‘external intrusion’. The new post again explains that the PSN and Qriocity services have been suspended and that they are working all hours to ‘bring them both back online’. Patrick Seybold also explained “Our efforts to resolve this matter involve...

As we are sure you are aware the Playstation Network has been down since Wednesday and yesterday we were informed by way of the official Playstation blog that it could remain this way for up to 48 hours. Gamers all over the world waited for news that didn’t come yesterday and this morning we have a little more to share. This time it’s from Patrick Seybold, Senior Director of Corporate Communications and Social Media at Sony. He has confirmed that an ‘external intrusion’ has caused the PSN network downtime, he said...

Millions of gamers across the world are switching on their PS3’s to discover that the Playstation Network is down many of whom assumed it’s a minor glitch. Sadly this isn’t the case as Sony confirms that the entire network could be down for a further 48 hours meaning online game play could be out of the question until Saturday at the earliest. That would mean the network will be down for around five days in total (worse case scenario) which has prompted many users to ask for an explanation. James Gallagher, who heads up the official...

Some numbers just out from Sony state that the classic PlayStation 3 games console has now sold more than 50 million units all across the world. The PS Move controller which came out last year has also reached a decent level of sales, with 8 million being the figure reported. This news comes a few months after rival Microsoft reached the same level with their Xbox games machine. The PlayStation 3 has taken around 9 months less than the Xbox to reach the same milestone but the head start that the Microsoft machine had means that it stays...

The battle between Sony and hacker George Hotz, AKA Geohot, is still in full swing with the technology giant accusing him of fleeing the US in a bid to escape the legal charges they are trying to bring against him for hacking their PS3 firmware to allow people to download or use copied games and homebrew software. Sony filed complaints at the San Francisco courthouse where they are trying to sue Mr. Hotz, not only did they raise concerns over his whereabouts but also suggested equipment which he had supplied had been tampered with to...