4w 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....
36w 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.
36w 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.
138w ago - Public Relations Specialist Ashley Beaulac at Sony Computer Entertainment Canada has revealed that beginning today Netflix is streaming its way to Canadian PlayStation 3 users.
To quote: For those of you who don't know what Netflix is, it's the leading internet movie subscription service, which basically means that all of us Canadians can now watch an unlimited amount of movies and TV episodes for $7.99 a month.
Now your PlayStation 3 is able to stream from Netflix right to your TV, letting you chose from thousands of movie and TV episodes; watch as much as you want, whenever you want.
To get started simply look for the Netflix icon under the video icon in your XMB (cross media bar).
For all our friends in the US and current Netflix members, you'll have to continue using the instant streaming disc for your PS3 system until the Netflix application icon becomes available for you in October.
For all our French speaking friends, Netflix intends to add French language capability over time.
Still not sure if Netflix is right for you and your PS3? Visit www.netflix.ca/ps3 for your free one-month trial and see for yourself! With no late delivery fees, can your Wednesday get any better?