I Bought A Banned Playstation 3 On Craigslist

I Bought A Banned Playstation 3 On Craigslist

Patrick writes that he bought a used Playstation 3 on Craigslist, which Sony has banned from the Playstation Network forever. Why? Sony can’t tell him. Will the console ever be allowed back on the Playstation Network? Nope. Even with the change of ownership? Nope. Funny how the seller forgot to tell Patrick this. [More]

Now You Can Watch Baseball Live On Your PS3

Now You Can Watch Baseball Live On Your PS3

Starting as early as this week, baseball-loving PlayStation 3 owners will be able to watch live streams of almost every Major League Baseball game through MLB.tv… for a price, of course. [More]

There's No Handicap Parking In PlayStation Network

There's No Handicap Parking In PlayStation Network

A court in California recently tossed out a lawsuit filed against Sony claiming that their refusal to make their games more accessible to the visually impaired was in violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act. [More]

Sony Says It Has Un-broken Your PS3s It Broke From Afar

Sony Says It Has Un-broken Your PS3s It Broke From Afar

After somehow managing to break just about every older PS3 out there by letting its network crash, Sony claims it’s fixed the issue and everyone can start playing their stations again. [More]

43-Year-Old Accused Of Seducing Teen Boy Over PlayStation Home

43-Year-Old Accused Of Seducing Teen Boy Over PlayStation Home

In a scene straight from some horrible, technophobic TV movie, a 43-year-old woman is currently the target of a police search in Oklahoma after she allegedly seduced a 14-year-old boy she met while chatting over PlayStation Home. [More]

Reach PlayStation's CEO

Reach PlayStation's CEO

Jack Tretton, President and CEO Sony Computer Entertainment America, is standing by and waiting to escalate your backlogged PlayStation complaint! In his spare time, he tests batteries he finds in his kitchen drawer by touching them to his tongue. Connect and start talking hot at jack_tretton@playstation.sony.com! Or his sassy assistant, Amanda Murphy Pedroso at amanda_murphy@playstation.sony.com! UPDATE: Sony is mad that we posted this email address. [More]

Netflix Streaming Coming To PS3 In November

Netflix Streaming Coming To PS3 In November

Sony is barging in on Microsoft’s territory, having hammered out a deal to stream Netflix movies over the console just like the Xbox 360 for no additional charge beyond the Netflix membership.

It's Been Two Months, So Sony Goes Ahead And Releases Another New PS3

It's Been Two Months, So Sony Goes Ahead And Releases Another New PS3

If you went out and bought a PS3 Slim, thinking your new system would at least avoid obsolescence for the rest of the year, think again.

Sony Releasing New PSP That Doesn't Play PSP Game Discs

Sony Releasing New PSP That Doesn't Play PSP Game Discs

On Thursday Sony releases the PSP Go, its fourth iteration of the handheld gaming device in as many years. In a move to counter used game sales that conceivably eat away at game publishers’ bottom lines, the smaller, lighter, $250 PSP spurns the system’s Universal Media Discs in favor of downloads.

Reader Says Firmware Update Borked His PS3

Reader Says Firmware Update Borked His PS3

After Agent Xray purchased The Beatles: Rock Band, he tells us his PlayStation 3 put up a speedbump on Abbey Road by requiring him to download the latest firmware upgrade in order to play the game.

GamePro Names Five Best Console Wars

GamePro Names Five Best Console Wars

The history of video game console competitions reads much like that of New York’s crime families — you see powerful leaders making bold, risky moves to snuff out their rivals and fierce, tribal alliances that breed clashes between vocal factions.

Slimmer, Cheaper PS3 Coming In September

Slimmer, Cheaper PS3 Coming In September

In a move to spike slumping PlayStation 3 sales, Sony revealed the long-rumored PS3 Slim will be slinking onto shelves Sept. 1.

Xbox 360 Failure Rate is 54.2 Percent, Game Informer Finds

Xbox 360 Failure Rate is 54.2 Percent, Game Informer Finds

The Xbox 360 breaks five times as often as its closest failure-prone competitor, the PlayStation 3, a print edition-only Game Informer survey found.

Sony And The Mystery Of The Missing Assassin's Creed Disc

Sony And The Mystery Of The Missing Assassin's Creed Disc

Reader Martin sent his PS3 in to Sony because a game was stuck in the drive. When he got it back, the game was missing. Where did it go? Sony says there was nothing the drive when they received the unit. Martin is wondering why he would have sent his console in to Sony in the first place if it didn’t have a game stuck in it. It is a mystery.

Updated: PS3 Racing Game Update No Longer Doubles Load Times To Show Ads

Updated: PS3 Racing Game Update No Longer Doubles Load Times To Show Ads

This generation of game consoles has adapted the PC tradition of updating games with downloadable patches to smooth out glitches and add new features. With an update to its PlayStation 3 hovercraft racer Wipeout HD, Sony added yet another facet to the experience — pre-race commercials that caused longer-than-necessary load times.

PS3 Downloadable Game "Rag Doll Kung Fu" Is Free, Still Not Such A Great Deal

PS3 Downloadable Game "Rag Doll Kung Fu" Is Free, Still Not Such A Great Deal

Thanks to a sponsorship by Sprint, the PlayStation 3 game Rag Doll Kung Fu is free for a week. The freebie downloadable title is a first for the Sony console.

IGN Says Capcom's "New Content" For Resident Evil 5 Is Already On The Disc

IGN Says Capcom's "New Content" For Resident Evil 5 Is Already On The Disc

Update: Several commenters have pointed out that the size of the download seems to indicate that your $5 gets you new code, not just an unlock key. The original post is below.

How To Cancel An Order You've Placed On Walmart.com

How To Cancel An Order You've Placed On Walmart.com

As we noted in this earlier post, it’s technically not possible to cancel an order after you’ve placed it on Wal-Mart’s website. A helpful reader says there are a couple of ways around this, although neither option will immediately free up any hold on your funds.