6w ago - Sony Computer Entertainment Canada Marketing Manager Andrew Ho announced today that Canada is getting an Azure Blue PS3 and NHL14 Bundle for $249.
Below are the details, to quote: What do Canadians love more than maple syrup and poutine? Hockey, obviously. This is why Sony Computer Entertainment Canada is hoping to capture the hearts of passionate Canadian hockey fans and gamers with a new hardware bundle just for the Canadian market!
Get ready for an exclusive bundle which includes an "Azurite" blue PS3 console with a 250GB hard drive, a matching blue DualShock 3 controller, and a copy of EA Sports' NHL14, all for just $249.99.
This Canadian bundle is available exclusively at EB Games retail and online stores starting this week, and available at most major electronics retailers starting mid-November. What are you waiting for Canadians? Grab your toques and head out and grab one, eh.
16w ago - Today the previous PlayStation 3 rumors have been confirmed as a new flash-based 12GB PS3 console has been spotted on retailer shelves in both the US and Canada for $199.
Below are the details, to quote: "Following its release in Europe last year, the heavily rumored Flash-based PlayStation 3 is now on sale in the United States and Canada, The Verge has confirmed.
Sony's first low-storage model of the venerable console is now on shelves at Best Buy selling for $199.99. It's also available for sale at Canadian retailer Future Shop.
Sony had resisted selling a lower-capacity console in light of its emphasis on digital game and media downloads, even though Microsoft has always offered a low-storage Xbox 360. Both systems support adding additional storage through USB."
Finally, from Sony Hardware Associate Brand Marketing Manager Crystal MacKenzie:
At PlayStation, we want to provide the best place to play. That’s why today, we are pleased to announce the North American launch of our brand new PS3 12GB System for $199.99 (MSRP). This new 12GB system is the perfect way to play exclusive titles found only on PlayStation*, and to get access to the entertainment services offered through...
33w ago - Today Sony has announced news of a PSN-SOE Canada class action lawsuit settlement for Canadian users affected by the PlayStation Network hacking that took place back in 2011.
Below are the details, to quote: PSN-SOE Canada Settlement
If you had a PlayStation Network account, a Qriocity account, or a Sony Online Entertainment account at any time before May 15, 2011, you could get benefits from a class action settlement.
A settlement has been reached with the Sony Entities in a class action lawsuit about the illegal and unauthorized attacks in April of 2011 on the computer network systems used to provide the PlayStation Network ("PSN"), Qriocity, and Sony Online Entertainment ("SOE") services (the "Intrusions"). The settlement provides benefits to eligible Canadian consumers who file a valid claim.
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice will have a hearing to decide whether to give final approval to the settlement, so that the benefits can be issued. The included consumers have legal rights and options, such as excluding themselves from the settlement, or alternatively, objecting to and/or submitting a claim for benefits from the settlement....
65w ago - Sony PR Specialist Janine Smith of PlayStation Canada has announced today that PS Vita with 3G and Wi-Fi is coming to Canada on October 2nd, 2012.
To quote: Great news for Canadian gamers - the PlayStation Vita 3G/Wi-Fi model will be available in Canada on October 2nd. We're putting together a great bundle to launch the 3G/Wi-Fi Vita.
It includes a download voucher for two exclusive PS Vita games - Gravity Rush and Unit 13 - and will be on-sale for $299. Rogers data packages will be available on a month-to-month basis.
The addition of 3G-network access is the perfect pairing for the gamer who wants convenience, community and connection on the go.
PS Vita systems with an active Rogers data package can use software functionality developed specifically for the 3G-enabled model, including turn-based, asynchronous multiplayer gameplay, instantly updated rankings and leaderboards, immediate access to the latest downloadable add-on content, and real-time community news.
65w ago - Sony PlayStation Canada PR Specialist Janine Smith has announced today that a new PlayStation 3 NHL 13 bundle is coming to Canada this September 11th.
Below are the details, to quote: We're coming up on a favorite time of year for Canadians - hockey season!
But, that's not the only exciting thing skating your way. This year we've partnered with EA to offer a NHL 13 PS3 bundle that will save you $60.00 based on MSRP.
Available on September 11, this bundle includes a 320GB PlayStation 3 System and EA SPORTS NHL 13 for $299.99 at most major retailers.
Featuring the speed, creativity, and strategy of today's NHL with revolutionary True Performance Skating, NHL 13 is the biggest innovation for the franchise in six years.
New social experiences like GM Connected and NHL Moments Live connects you with your friends and the real world of hockey, making NHL 13 the definitive hockey experience.
This bundle also includes a month trial of PlayStation Plus - our premium subscription service that offers online storage for game saves, free games, huge discounts, great exclusives, early access to demos and priority beta invites, and full game trials. This is a great add-on if you're new to the PlayStation family.