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News: Christmas Will Last Longer in Grand Theft Auto Online on PS4, PS3

Christmas Will Last Longer in Grand Theft Auto Online on PS4, PS3

The most wonderful time of the year

We hope that you enjoyed it, because Christmas is now more or less over for another year. While there's still New Year to look forward to, though, Rockstar Games is prolonging the seasonal spirit in Grand Theft Auto Online due to the ongoing PlayStation Network outage on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. Aw,...

News: Meet the Man Who Stole Christmas for PS4 Fans

Meet the Man Who Stole Christmas for PS4 Fans

The Grinch would be proud

While the PlayStation Network slowly rolls back out around the globe, the after effects of a recent gaming cyber attack are still looming large. Indeed, some people are still unable to connect on the PlayStation 4, rendering Christmas gifts untouched. Meanwhile, the damage to Sony's reputation has been catastrophic –...

News: Joy to the World, PSN's No Longer Offline

Joy to the World, PSN's No Longer Offline

Most people can now connect

Let's hope that this is the last article that we have to write on this matter: PlayStation Network is finally coming back online across the globe. While not everyone has access yet, we're now able to use our consoles fully – we even tried our luck by purchasing a couple of games from the PlayStation Store, and had zero...

Soapbox: Poor Communication Continues to Be PSN's Biggest Problem

Poor Communication Continues to Be PSN's Biggest Problem

Sammy Barker is sick of Sony's silence

The PlayStation Network has been on and off for three days now, and it's not good enough. I'm confident that Sony is working around the clock to restore the service, and I'm not one of those people that lacks patience, but I am disappointed at the Japanese giant's communication on the matter. At this point,...

Video: Watch As We Recap 2014's Best PS3 Games

Watch As We Recap 2014's Best PS3 Games

Old but gold

... And we're back. Following on from yesterday's uber-awesome PlayStation Vita video – what do you mean you didn't watch it yet? – we're here to talk you through the best PlayStation 3 games of 2014. As an aside, there are free Ferrero Rochers up for grabs if you subscribe to our YouTube channel*. See y'all tomorrow. [ Subscribe...

Game of the Year: Best PS3 Games of 2014

Best PS3 Games of 2014

Antiques roadshow

It's been a funny year for the PlayStation 3. While the system has received plenty of support in 2014, it feels like the attention of the industry has moved on. Cross-generation titles like Destiny and Far Cry 4 have all been advertised with the PlayStation 4 in mind, and sales have taken a tumble as a consequence. Despite what...

News: Season's Greetings from PlayStation's Premium Developers

Season's Greetings from PlayStation's Premium Developers

They wish you a Merry Christmas

Christmas wouldn't be the same without more greetings cards than you know what to do with. Waltzing wintery streets with a square of cardboard that won't fit in your pocket is what the holidays are all about, so it kind of makes sense for game developers to acknowledge their fans with bits and pieces of custom art...

News: Sony Investigating as Christmas Traffic Pulls PSN Offline

Sony Investigating as Christmas Traffic Pulls PSN Offline

Scheduled maintenance not planned

We've just got time between courses of our Christmas Dinner to tell you about the latest PlayStation Network issues. A whole host of errors are being reported around the web, from sign-in issues through to maintenance messages. As was the case overnight, this appears to be a result of heavy traffic, rather than...

Talking Point: Post Pictures of Your PlayStation Pressies

Post Pictures of Your PlayStation Pressies

"OMG! It's a PlayStation 4"

Christmas is a time of sharing, seasonal goodwill, and – let's be honest – plenty of presents. As you read this, we're guessing that there's a carpet of discarded wrapping paper beneath your feet, and an infectious grin plastered upon your face. The question is: which gift prompted your Nintendo 64 moment this year,...

News: 'Tis the Season - Sony Hands Out Free Xmas PS4 Themes

'Tis the Season - Sony Hands Out Free Xmas PS4 Themes

Check your inbox for extra gifts

Sony always sends out a promotional present for the holidays in Europe, and this year is no different. Check your inbox for a message from PlayStation, and you should have a few free goodies to play with. Among our gifts was a LittleBigPlanet level creator kit, a free episode of the American Horror Story, and...

Feature: Boxing Day 2014 Deals - Every PS4, PS3, and PlayStation Vita Sale

Boxing Day 2014 Deals - Every PS4, PS3, and PlayStation Vita Sale

Lightning discounts for the freshly flush

If the chaos on Black Friday wasn't enough to put you off discount days for life, then you may be pondering what promotions await this Boxing Day. Typically reserved for retailers in the UK and Canada, this holiday has lessened in importance in recent years, with more people preferring to watch sport on...

News: Sony's Got One Last PS4, PS3, and Vita Sale in Store for the US PlayStation Store

Sony's Got One Last PS4, PS3, and Vita Sale in Store for the US PlayStation Store

Cheap and cheerful

You sleep when you die is the mantra that Sony appears to be living by. Despite the holidays being in full swing at this point, the platform holder has launched a final Flash Sale on the US PlayStation Store, which includes a handful of deals on all of the manufacturer's main machines. Highlights include Destiny for $44.99, Dragon...

News: PSN Experiencing Christmas Turbulence as New Consoles Connect

PSN Experiencing Christmas Turbulence as New Consoles Connect

Service partially offline

When you're chowing down on your turkey sandwiches and complaining about the quality of the PlayStation Network this Christmas, spare a thought for the unfortunate engineers tasked with keeping everything online over the next few days. At the time of typing, Sony's service is unsurprisingly facing some severe issues, as an...

News: Sony Brings Glad Tidings with Bumper PS4, PS3, Vita EU Sale

Sony Brings Glad Tidings with Bumper PS4, PS3, Vita EU Sale

Shop 'til you drop

Ho ho ho – and a very Merry Christmas to you. You didn't think that Sony was done celebrating the season with that abysmal 12 Deals of Christmas countdown, did you? Good, because the platform holder has announced its January sale on the PlayStation Blog today, which is set to run through 24th December and into the New Year for...

Store Update: 23rd December 2014 (North America)

23rd December 2014 (North America)

The nightmare before Christmas

Well, it's practically Christmas – but Sony ain't shirking its civic duties. Considering that it's the 23rd December, this is a surprisingly bumper North American PlayStation Store update, featuring new titles such as Switch Galaxy Ultra, as well as a metric ton of DLC. There are also a slew of games on sale, so...

News: Find Out How Naughty Dog Conquered PlayStation in Anniversary Documentary

Find Out How Naughty Dog Conquered PlayStation in Anniversary Documentary

Time traveller

If you've got a spare hour this Christmas, then make sure that you watch this documentary on Naughty Dog. Originally shown at the company's 30th Anniversary event, the developer has uploaded the fascinating video to YouTube just in time for the holidays, and it's an absolute must-watch for PlayStation fans – or anyone interested...

News: Far Cry 4 and Freedom Wars Scale Final EU Christmas Sale

Far Cry 4 and Freedom Wars Scale Final EU Christmas Sale

And that's the end of that

Like the big box perched under your Christmas tree, Sony's big 12 Deals of Christmas initiative promised so much – only to serve up a slew of, frankly, underwhelming offers. The platform holder has put the lid on things today, announcing that for the next 48 hours, Far Cry 4 will be available for as low as £39.99 on...