34w 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....
34w ago - Today the XCM Team have unveiled a demo video below and details on their new MaxPlay Adapter for the Wii U console which allows gamers to play their Nintendo games inside the vehicle now.
To quote from their official page: MaxPlay Usage Manual Functions & Features:
Play Wii U games via Wii U gamepad controller in your car! Not only for playing the Wii U games in front of your TV, you are also able to play the Wii U games via Wii U gamepad controller by using the Maxplay adapter inside the vehicle, finally something entertaining in a car, it should be great news for passengers
The Maxplay adapter can be used for charging the Wii U gamepad controller. The Maxplay adapter also works as USB voltage output charger for charging most of the USB devices that get their power through USB (such as mobile phone, tablet, ipad etc)
Comes with Micro USB cable.
Input: DC 12V
Output: DC 5V 2A
DC 15V 5A
Warning: Risk of electric shock, do not open the device. Keep away from water and heat source.
VR Missions are a Metal Gear Solid staple, and we're pleased to offer these exclusively to PlayStation fans in North America.
In these 30 all-new VR missions, you'll test your blade skills in a host of new challenges. Get ready to face off against METAL GEAR Ray, fend off sliders with machine gun turrets, infiltrate as dwarf gekko and much more. The 30 missions feature a host of different challenges and it'll take real skill to conquer them all.
To kick off the launch of the downloadable content release for Metal Gear Rising:...
42w ago - Bloober TeamCommunity Manager Michal Bochenek has announced today that Deathmatch Village brings redneck MOBA action to PS3 and PS Vita with details below.
To quote: Greetings. Here at Bloober Team, we think it's high time you unleashed your inner dem... errrm... your inner redneck! Get ready for Deathmatch Village!
Chock-full of frenetic three-on-three arcade action, this free-to-play multiplayer game is a breath of fresh air for the whole MOBA genre. No more run-of-the-mill fantasy worlds - this is the real deal.
Enjoy the unique visuals while you blast and hack and shred and... well, you get the idea. Choose from a wide array of weapons and clash with your opponents in totally insane modes!
And when you feel that a brief respite would be welcome, visit your very own village to customise your redneck tough guy (or gal), learn crucial skills, grab tons of useful (and often devastating) items or simply recharge your loyal donkey companion.
What are you waiting for? Snatch them piggies!
Our closed beta starts really soon! If you'd like to take part in it, feel free to contact us at email@example.com (who knows? you might even win something!). We'd love to hear...
45w ago - Sony Senior Product Marketing Manager Anthony Caiazzo has shared a God of War: Ascension live-action PS3 trailer dubbed From Ashes today which explores Kratos' origins below.
To quote: If you're an ardent PlayStation fan, you've no doubt seen the teasers.
Today, I'm extremely excited to share the final, full-length version of our "From Ashes" live action trailer for God of War: Ascension, featuring a special arrangement of Ellie Goulding's "Hanging On."
This is just about the biggest production we've ever undertaken for a God of War commercial or trailer – or for any PS3 game for that matter. We are very proud of how it turned out, and we hope you enjoy watching it as much as we enjoyed making it.
Everyone knows Kratos has anger management issues; he will stop at nothing to get revenge on Ares and all of the gods that have betrayed him. In God of War 1-3, **SPOILER ALERT** we got to experience Kratos' quest for vengeance as he took down Ares, and literally climbed his way to the top of Olympus to defeat Zeus himself.
God of War: Ascension, however, is set before the first God of War game. Through the course of the story, we get...