Sony’s E3 2011 press conference has come and gone, but never fear playWISE is here. Our liveblog below contains all of Sony’s announcements on the NGP, PS3 and more. If you want to see the entire conference for yourself, you can watch it on Gamespot.
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Sony loses $173 million to hacks
- Sony revised their projected earnings for the fiscal year to reflect a $173 million loss caused by the PlayStation Network hack.
PlayWISE doesn’t always have time to report on every piece of game news throughout the week. Unfortunately, there are some weeks we may not have time to post at all. Fear not faithful readers; this week we’re introducing a digest of all the week’s gaming news we deem fit for consumption but were unable to cover throughout the week. Read onward to the first installment of our “Quick Skinny.”
Official word from Sony’s blog is that the outage, which is affecting North American, Australian and Asian regions, may last for about two days.
There has been speculation that hacker group “Anonymous” had a hand in this outage due to a previous attacks on Sony’s services. However, a member of the group claimed that “Anonymous” has no connection to the outages.
“ATTENTION: For everyone coming here complaining about the PSN or inquiring about it, We Do Not Know What Happened,” a member wrote on the group’s Facebook wall. “This is not the work of Anonymous.”
So, kiss those dreams of “Portal 2” online co-op goodbye as you stare at the 80710A06 error mocking you from your television screen.
UPDATE: There is still no official word on when the service will be running again. However, the Sony blog now states that an “external intrusion” was the cause of these outages. Who or what caused the attacks is still unknown at this point. This may be a good time to play a few single-player games.
Just when you thought music gaming was dead in the water, Ubisoft announces a brand new title coming out this Fall for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 that the developer thinks will revolutionize the genre. So what makes “Rocksmith” different? For starters, it’s a game that doesn’t come with a controller.
Move over, guys, there’s a new knight in town, and fair warning: he’s precious. The adorable Pink Knight will be available for “Castle Crashers” on Tuesday, just in time for Valentine’s Day, with proceeds going to help fund Breast Cancer research.