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News: Sony Agrees to Review Investigation Process after BBC Report

Sony Agrees to Review Investigation Process after BBC Report

Lessons have been learned, apparently

BBC's long-running consumer rights programme Watchdog took PlayStation to task as part of its latest episode this evening, reporting on two cases in which fraudulent account charges had left customers out of pocket. The first, regarding John Lappin's inability to obtain a refund for a game that he never...

News: Sony: PlayStation Vita Is a Legacy Platform

Sony: PlayStation Vita Is a Legacy Platform

Gulp

It's perhaps an indictment of the current state of the PlayStation Vita in the Western world that we haven't really found the need to write an update on the device for some time. While there was hope of the format's fortunes turning around 18 or so months ago, the platform's fate has remained unchanged for a while now. And while it continues...

News: PlayStation Taken to Task in BBC's Watchdog Programme

PlayStation Taken to Task in BBC's Watchdog Programme

The weakest link

Sony's no stranger to Watchdog, the BBC consumer awareness show that's been running in the UK for over 30 years. One legendary report saw the PlayStation 3 taken to task following the yellow light of death scandal, but it's the PlayStation Network that will be subject to an Anne Robinson-fronted grilling in tonight's episode. The...

News: Sony Admits PS4 First-Party Lineup Is Looking a Little Sparse This Year

Sony Admits PS4 First-Party Lineup Is Looking a Little Sparse This Year

Firm's working hard with third-parties to fill the gap

Sony understands the importance of PlayStation 4 exclusives as it highlighted them in its investor relations presentation earlier today – but president Andrew House is well aware of the fact that the platform holder's first-party lineup is looking a little light this year. "Our first-party...

News: Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes PS4 Fronts Bumper June PS Plus Lineup

Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes PS4 Fronts Bumper June PS Plus Lineup

Skulls of the Shogun, Super Exploding Zoo, Call of Juarez

As promised, Sony has revealed June's roster of free PlayStation Plus titles – and there might not be quite as many pitchforks in the comments this time. Top of the list is Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes for the PlayStation 4, a short title oozing with blockbuster production values...

News: PlayStation Plus Subscribers to Save Paper in New NA PS Store Promotion

PlayStation Plus Subscribers to Save Paper in New NA PS Store Promotion

Every little helps

Sony's launching a new initiative in North America with this week's PlayStation Store update which will reward members of its premium service. Imaginatively named, er, PlayStation Plus Specials – don't laugh, this naming lark is hard – the deals will be refreshed weekly, and will be available exclusively for subscribers of...

News: Bloodborne Patch 1.04 Is Available on PS4 Now

Bloodborne Patch 1.04 Is Available on PS4 Now

Reeks of balance tweaks

Bloodborne's brand new patch is not quite as exciting as its forthcoming expansion pack, but lovers of the good blood will still be excited to learn that it's available now. Weighing in at approximately 300MB – the update stacks, so you'll be sitting through a good 2.8GB of data if you're working with a fresh install –...

Talking Point: What Freebies Would You Like in June's PlayStation Plus Update?

What Freebies Would You Like in June's PlayStation Plus Update?

Take your pick

If all goes to plan, June's big PlayStation Plus update should be announced at some point next week. Indeed, the content will likely roll out on 2nd June in North America and 3rd June in Europe, so we'd expect Sony to outline the offering on this coming Wednesday or Thursday – although it has left things until the last minute in...