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Sony and Square Enix Sued for Final Fantasy XIII Freezing on PS3

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228w ago - As if there weren't enough class action lawsuits filed recently for the removal of OtherOS on PS3, IGN reports that yet another [Register or Login to view links] (PDF) is brewing against Sony and Square Enix over Final Fantasy XIII freezing and in some cases breaking the user's PlayStation 3 entertainment system.

To quote: "The lawsuit, filed on June 2, 2010 by Daniel Wolf of San Diego, Calif., alleges Final Fantasy XIII has caused 'severe and widespread damage' to Sony PS3 gaming systems since its release on March 9, 2010.

The lawsuit states that, for many consumers playing Final Fantasy XIII, has 'caused their PS3 consoles to freeze and become totally and permanently inoperable.'

Wolf said he purchased a copy of Final Fantasy XIII the day it was released, and when attempting to save his game, his PS3 became unresponsive and would no longer play any other media after restarting it.

The suit also alleges that both Sony and Square Enix blamed the issue on one another. Square Enix said the issue resulted from Sony's console, and Sony blamed the issue on a faulty Final Fantasy XIII game disc. Neither company...
 

Sony Details Patch Notes for PlayStation Home Update v1.36

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229w ago - Today Sony's Home Community Manager CydoniaX revealed that PlayStation Home is being updated to version 1.36 and has detailed the patch notes, as follows:

Just a reminder that Home will be down starting at 2amPST/5am EST tonight, Tuesday, June 1st, 2010, and will be down for a short time. In the meantime, here are the Patch Notes for te 1.36 update.

Patch Notes Improvements:

•We have reduced the time Home takes to start up. After installing and loading the patch for the first time, subsequent loads will be significantly quicker from then on.
•We've also improved the 3D audio positioning for stereo and 5.1 surround sound.

Bug fixes:

•Fixed a bug that could cause large files to be improperly cached.
•Fixed a bug that would prevent you from changing the size of the cache under certain circumstances.
•Fixed a bug that could cause a crash when taking photographs.
 

Sony PlayStation Store Update for June 1, 2010

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229w ago - PlayStation Store Senior Manager Grace Chen is here with the first PSN update for June, as follows:

Hi Everyone - It's time for the weekly PlayStation Store Update.

Updates

• Ape Escape: On the Loose Permanent Price Drop (now $9.99, original price $15.99)
• Hot Shots Golf Open Tee Permanent Price Drop (now $9.99, original price $15.99)
• SOCOM: Fire Team Bravo Permanent Price Drop (now $9.99, original price $15.99)
• Syphon Filter: Logan's Shadow Permanent Price Drop (now $9.99, original price $24.99)
• Twisted Metal: Head On Permanent Price Drop (now $9.99, original price $19.99)
• LittleBigPlanet PSP Permanent Price Drop (now $19.99, original price $39.99)
• Resistance: Retribution Permanent Price Drop (now $19.99, original price $39.99)
• Secret Agent Clank Permanent Price Drop (now $19.99, original price $39.99)
• Gran Turismo PSP Permanent Price Drop (now $19.99, original price $39.99)
• Soldner-X: Himmelssturmer Permanent Price Drop (now $7.99, original price $9.99)
• Mahjongg Artifacts: Chapter 2 - Minis - Sale (now $1.99, original price $4.99)
• Stand O' Food - Minis - Sale (now $1.99, original price $4.99)
• Obscure: The Aftermath - Sale (now $14.99, original...
 

PlayStation Digital Comics Store PSP Update for May 26, 2010

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230w ago - Sony PlayStation Store Senior Manager Grace Chen is here with this week's PSP comics update today, as follows:

Hi Everyone- Here's this week's Digital Comics update.

We got in over 10 digital comics from the latest publisher to join the Digital Comics store, [Register or Login to view links]. Originally known as Virgin Comics, and founded by Sir Richard Branson, they focus on collaborating with creative talent from around the world.

Filmmakers, writers and musicians including John Woo, Guy Ritchie, Shehar Kapur & Garth Ennis have all worked with them.

If you would like to sample their work, we have two FREE comics now available on the Digital Comics store: Snakewoman #0 and Ramayan 3392 AD: Origins.

Finally, we have the first 6 issues of Thor (2007) from [Register or Login to view links].

Check below for the full list of new arrivals and as always, head to [Register or Login to view links] for more info or to view our full catalog and pricing.

Here is the full list:

2000AD Prog # 1681
Animax # 1
Atomic Robo Vol.3 # 3
Beyond # 1
Criminal (2006) # 7
Devi # 1
Eat the Dead # 1
 

Sony PlayStation Store Update for May 25, 2010

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230w ago - Sony PlayStation Store Senior Manager Grace Chen is here with this week's US PSN update today, as follows:

Hi Everyone - It's time for the weekly PlayStation Store Update.

This week Spring Fever highlights the Prince of Persia franchise. 50% off Prince of Persia Classic ($4.99 now; regular $9.99). Offer good through Monday, 5/31.

Updates

Heracles Chariot Racing Permanent Price Drop (now $2.99, original price $4.99)
Wakeboarding HD Sale (now $7.49, original price $14.99)
Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket Powered Battle Cars: Battleball Arena Sale (now $4.99, original price $9.99)

Downloadable Games

Soldner-X 2: Final Prototype ($12.99)
Twenty years after the Virus Wars, you return to Gota IV as part of the newly formed Söldner-X defense force. Your target: to free the galaxy from the D'aarg, a technologically superior race that is threatening mankind. Staged across seven unique action-loaded levels, Söldner-X 2: Final Prototype delivers a must-have shoot 'em up experience, blending classical gameplay with astonishing audio-visuals.
ESRB Rated E
File size: 1.49 GB

Super Stacker ($9.99)
Who doesn't love to play with blocks? Super Stacker is a physics puzzle game where you need...
 
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