Now Might Be A Good Time To Whip Out That Sealed Copy Of Enslaved You've Got Sitting On Your Shelf.

Both SCEE and SCEA posted on the PlayStation Blog to update users on the service's status, citing "maintenance" on Twitter. No scheduled maintenance was planned, so we're assuming there's been a hiccup somewhere along the line that's brought everything down.

Fingers crossed Sony can get the network kicking again. Until then, try playing a single-player game. We hear they're actually pretty good.

Update @ 18:26 BST: We've updated with all the latest on the PSN situation through here.