Xbox One vs. PS4 November 2014

Xbox One breaks PS4’s hot streak, wins November with 1.2M units sold

By on December 12, 2014 at 12:25 PM.

Xbox One breaks PS4’s hot streak, wins November with 1.2M units sold

Microsoft’s aggressiveness finally paid off. According to the NPD results for November, the Xbox One outsold the PlayStation 4 in the United States for the first time since January. Microsoft’s console also topped Sony’s in the U.K., another huge achievement for the Xbox One. More →

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FBI on Sony Pictures Hack

FBI: Sony hack so sophisticated it can penetrate 90% of net defenses, challenge government sites

By on December 12, 2014 at 6:50 AM.

FBI: Sony hack so sophisticated it can penetrate 90% of net defenses, challenge government sites

The Sony Pictures hack saga is far from over, as more and more details come to light about the massive data breach the company suffered a few weeks ago. Unknown hackers identifying themselves online as Guardians of Peace (GOP) managed to steal some 100 terabytes of data containing very sensitive information, including digital versions of unreleased Sony movies, and personal details about employees, celebrities, and current and future business plans. More →

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Sony Hack: Leaked Downloads

Sony counterhacks its stolen digital goods to prevent illegal downloads

By on December 11, 2014 at 6:50 AM.

Sony counterhacks its stolen digital goods to prevent illegal downloads

Sony Pictures has been the victim of an elaborate cyber attack, with hackers having been able to steal 100 terabytes of data from the company’s Internet-connected computer network. However, in addition to investigating the data breach, Sony is not afraid to fight back, Re/code has learned, as the company is using certain weapons to try to prevent others from downloading its digital goods. More →

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North Korea Vs. Sony Pictures Seth Rogen

Sony hack reveals Seth Rogen’s hilarious idea for appeasing North Korea

By on December 10, 2014 at 7:45 AM.

Sony hack reveals Seth Rogen’s hilarious idea for appeasing North Korea

While it doesn’t look like North Korea was directly responsible for the massive hack on Sony Pictures’ systems, it does seem that whoever executed the hack did so in retaliation for Sony’s upcoming film The Interview, a comedy that revolves around attempts to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Re/code flags some leaked emails that were unearthed during the hack between Sony Pictures co-chairman Amy Pascal and film star Seth Rogen that show Rogen had a very unusual idea for appeasing the angry communist regime. More →

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Sony vs. North Korea: FBI

FBI says North Korea not behind devastating Sony hack

By on December 10, 2014 at 6:45 AM.

FBI says North Korea not behind devastating Sony hack

Even though many fingers were unofficially pointing to North Korea, as the origin of the massive Sony Pictures hack operation, the country denied at least at couple of times any involvement, but praised the hackers behind the devastating cyber attack. Furthermore, Reuters reports that the FBI has also issued an official comment on the matter, saying that North Korea is not behind the attack, according to information available at this time. The publication also revealed that the hack may end up costing the company as much as $100 million. More →

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PS4 PS3 PS Vita Holiday Sale

Over 25 games on sale for PS4, PS3 and PS Vita this week – up to 80% off!

By on December 9, 2014 at 4:00 PM.

Over 25 games on sale for PS4, PS3 and PS Vita this week – up to 80% off!

Trying to decide what to do with all the money you saved after Black Friday, Cyber Week and Green Monday? Sony wants to lend you a hand with its second week of deals in its annual Holiday Sale on the PlayStation Store. A long list of games and movies are on sale for up to 60% off this week (and up to 80% if you’re a PS Plus subscriber). Read on for more details. More →

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GOP Hackers vs. The Interview

Hackers ask Sony to pull ‘The Interview’ from theaters

By on December 9, 2014 at 7:45 AM.

Hackers ask Sony to pull ‘The Interview’ from theaters

Hacker group Guardians of Peace (GOP), which attacked Sony Pictures stealing more than 100 terabytes of information, and revealing some of it online, have asked the company to pull a controversial comedy from theaters, Variety reports. More →

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Sony PlayStation Network Hack

Sony’s PlayStation Network temporarily falls prey to hackers, but service has resumed

By on December 8, 2014 at 8:15 PM.

Sony’s PlayStation Network temporarily falls prey to hackers, but service has resumed

Following the massive cyber attack that hit Sony Pictures, Sony confirmed that some hackers also targeted its PlayStation Network store,  which was on Monday down for more than to hours, from 8:52 a.m. to 11:18 a.m. Tokyo time, Reuters reports. More →

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Best PlayStation Experience Trailers

Check out all the best trailers from the first PlayStation Experience

By on December 8, 2014 at 5:15 PM.

Check out all the best trailers from the first PlayStation Experience

Historically, December hasn’t been a very exciting month for video game releases or gaming news, but Sony decided to change that over the weekend with the first annual PlayStation Experience. Held in Las Vegas, Sony’s fan event not only let gamers and press go hands on with new demos on PS3, PS4 and PS Vita, but gave developers the opportunity to announce games and show off trailers as well. More →

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Uncharted 4 Gameplay Video

Uncharted 4 makes a stunning debut in first gameplay trailer

By on December 8, 2014 at 12:25 PM.

Uncharted 4 makes a stunning debut in first gameplay trailer

There are few PlayStation exclusives that stir up as much excitement as Uncharted. Each entry has been more bombastic than the last, pushing the PS3 to its limits as the last console generation wrapped up. Now Naughty Dog is back with Uncharted 4, another visually remarkable game which will debut on the PS4 next year. More →

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Sony Pictures Data Hack

Hackers threaten Sony employees in wake of ’unprecedented’ cyber attack

By on December 8, 2014 at 7:45 AM.

Hackers threaten Sony employees in wake of ’unprecedented’ cyber attack

The investigation of Sony Pictures’ massive data hack continues, as the company is yet to draw final conclusions, but Re/code has obtained an internal email sent to employees by CEO Michael Lynton containing a security note from Kevin Mandia, head of security firm Mandiant, which is helping Sony throughout this crisis. More →

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Best PS4 Accessories

Here are 3 inexpensive PS4 accessories you should check out right now

By on December 6, 2014 at 10:45 AM.

Here are 3 inexpensive PS4 accessories you should check out right now

Buying a new console (or receiving one as a gift) was only half the battle. Now you have to kit it out with all the best accessories. Thankfully, we’ve already done the job for you. This week, we combed through the dozens of accessories for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in order to find the items you’ll need. More →

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Sony Pictures Hack: Passwords and SSNs

The latest big leak in the Sony hack is a huge file directory for passwords… called ‘Password’

By on December 5, 2014 at 6:50 AM.

The latest big leak in the Sony hack is a huge file directory for passwords… called ‘Password’

Sony Pictures recent data breach might be the biggest yet even though it might not affect as many people as recent credit and debit card thefts, as hackers stole a huge number of files related to the company’s business — from unreleased movies and future plans to personal data belonging to employees and internal files — exposing many of them online.

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