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  1. PlayStation Virtual Reality Launches in Canada at Best Buy

    Industry News
    “PlayStation virtual reality!” heralded a passing child to the lineup outside of the  Best Buy  at Bay and Dundas in Toronto. And based on the huge line that formed outside the store late Wednesday night, the kids aren’t the only ones who know what's up with Sony Playstation VR.   As of...
  2. PlayStation Vita Lands in Canada

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    Sony's latest handheld gaming console, the PS Vita, was officially launched in Canada, the US, as well as in Europe on February 22nd. If you haven't snagged one already, head over to Future Shop or Best Buy stores for the WiFi only version, which sells for $249.99. The 3G version isn't yet ...
  3. North American Playstation Network to be fully restored this week

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    On its Playstation blog today, Sony announced its Playstation Network and Qriocity Music Unlimited service would be fully operational in Asia, Europe and the Americas by the end of this week. A date for complete restoration of the Playstation Network and the Music Unlimited service in Japan...
  4. Sony admits its working on PlayStation 4

    Video Game Consoles and PC Gaming
    Sony has confirmed that work on a "future platform" to follow the PS3 "is already under way". Sony's executive vice president and chief financial officer Masaru Kato made the revelation on a conference call to investors today. He was asked to explain increased research and development (R&D)...
  5. Sony admits hackers stole subscribers personal information

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    After six days of near silence, Sony admitted today that its Playstation Online Network was the victim of hackers and that much and perhaps all of its account holders personal information had been stolen. On the Sony Playstation blog, the company admitted that between April 17th and April 19th...
  6. Playstation outage now into its 5th day

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    Last Wednesday April 20th, Sony abruptly shut down its Playstation Network and Qriocity services leaving more than 75 million customers people without access to either service. On Thursday, the company said they were investigating the network outage and expected to have everything back up and...
  7. Worldwide PlayStation 3 sales reach 50 Million units

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    From the time it went on sale in November of 2006 until the end of March this year, the Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) has sold over 50 million units according to an announcement released today by Sony Computer Entertainment. In addition, Sony said the PS3 now features a library of more than 2,100...
  8. Playstation Video Store opens in Canada

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    Almost two years after it opened in the United State, the Sony Playstation Video store has now opened in Canada in English and French to compete with the Apple iTunes movie store. Sony says the more than 1,000 movies and TV shows are available in High-Definition (HD) or Standard Definition...
  9. Playstation 3 firmware 3.4 now out

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    Sony this week released the latest firmware for the Sony Playstation 3 video game console. Features of Firmware V3.4 include: Playstation Plus, a new premium subscription service offering additional downloadable content and PSN titles, Photo Gallery, Video Editor and Uploader, Five Star Rating...
  10. comes to the Playstation 3

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    Sony this week announced a deal with Major League Baseball's advanced media division that would allow subscribers in the United States and Canada to stream live baseball games to their Sony PlayStation 3 game console. Features include the MLB scoreboard, home and away feeds, live HD PVR...
  11. PlayStation Network Service Restored

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    At 12:01am March 2nd GMT (7:00pm ET), PS3 users were once again able to play games on the PlayStation Network. The problem was that older PS 3 units thought that 2010 was leap year so when the clock struck midnight GMT on March 1st, the older units thought the date was February 29th, 2010, a...
  12. Sony says PlayStation 3 problems fixed by tomorrow

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    On the official Playstation Blog today, Patrick Seybold the Director of Corporate Communications & Social Media at Sony has announced the company expects to have the Sony Playstation network working properly again by tomorrow. The problems began yesterday when owners of older "fat versions" of...
  13. Glitch makes PlayStation 3 units inoperable

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    Beginning yesterday, many PlayStation 3 owners have been unable to play games on their PS3 video game consoles and have been unable to access the on-line PlayStation Network. The source of the problem is unknown, however, many gamers are pointing to the internal clock on older fat versions of...
  14. PS3 Slim on LG 55LH55 via HDMI

    Video Game Consoles and PC Gaming
    Hello all! Finally made the jump to HD and got a new LG LCD and a PS3 slim. I picked up a 6ft Belkin HDMI cable from a local shop. Unfortunately, I am now in the poor house, so a home theatre audio system is atleast 6 months away, so I have to deal with the audio through the TV. I figured...
  15. Toshiba 50HX70 RPTV - 480p aspect ratio with Playstation 3 (PS3)

    HDTV: Front/Rear Projection Screens & Televisions
    Hi All, I'm "new" to this forum. Actually, been reading pretty often over time, but never bothered to register. I'm using an ollldddd 4:3 Rear Projection HD TV, the Toshiba 50HX70. It's one of the first HD displays, as the "HD Ready" tag indicates ;) Bought that for more than 5k$ in 2000 I...
  16. PS 3 games running 4:3 on my 1080i TV

    Video Game Consoles and PC Gaming
    Hi all, My PS3 games are running 4:3 (and 480p, I assume) on my TV that can display 1080i (but not 1080p). (Only "echochrome" plays 16:9) I all the PS3 set to display 10801, 720p, & 480, and Blu-Ray play fine 16:9 1080i. Using HDMI. What could be my issue?
  17. PS3 V2.43 Update not required

    Video Game Consoles and PC Gaming
    from Sony Playstation Blog