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Sony downloadable PSP games yanked from Vita online store

Sony downloadable PSP games yanked from Vita online store

Sony has decided to pull a couple of downloadable PSP games from the PlayStation Vita version of the PlayStation Store because hackers have managed to exploit code contained within. The affected games has vulnerablilities that allowed the hackers to run homebrew applications on the Vita, something Sony has been extremely vocal about banning. So as expected, company bigwigs were not happy about this.

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Sony unveils sky blue/marine blue PSP value pack

Sony unveils sky blue/marine blue PSP value pack

Just when I thought, the Sony PSP was dead and gone, the electronics giant pulls out a new PSP value pack. This new value pack is interesting because it's a new two-tone version in sky blue and marine blue. The backside is a darker blue; the buttons are darker blue while the face is a light blue. This isn't the first two-tone PSP Sony has offered in Japan, there have been black and red, white and blue, and red and black versions in the past.

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Sony’s PlayStation Network to be down March 1

Sony’s PlayStation Network to be down March 1

Attention, PlayStation gamers - the online PlayStation Network service will be going under the knife on Thursday, March 1 for nearly the entire day. This is to address bugs, optimize performance, and perform necessary maintenance. The service is expected to be down starting at around 11:00 AM Eastern Time and will not be back online until after midnight.

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Sony acknowledges obscure “PlayStation mini” problem on PS Vita

Sony acknowledges obscure “PlayStation mini” problem on PS Vita

When Sony's new PlayStation Vita handheld launched in Japan late last year, you could say it suffered from some pretty major problems. Now that it's launched in other territories, it seems there's a mini problem, both figuratively and literally. Apparently there's an issue with players trying to launch their Playstation mini games that were received through a Playstation Plus subscription.

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PlayStation Network down until midnight: it’s not just you

PlayStation Network down until midnight: it’s not just you

Sony's web-connected PlayStation Network has been taken down for maintenance today, a scheduled event ending at midnight PST. This event was planned well in advance and, unlike the break-downs and hacks of 2011, is nothing to worry about as far as gamers personal data and security on the whole goes. This maintenance began early this morning at 6 AM PST and will be fully complete by tomorrow.

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Q Entertainment sheds light on Lumines game for PlayStation Vita

Q Entertainment sheds light on Lumines game for PlayStation Vita

It may not be the most amazing game that's been released in the 21st century. Heck, it doesn't even really have any characters or storyline. Yet Lumines has been heralded as one of the most enjoyable games on the PSP, and it's set to be one of the biggest entries on the impending PlayStation Vita. The company behind the addicting puzzle title, Q Entertainment, has brought forth some new details about this next installment.

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Sony: We won’t make PSP mistakes with PS Vita

Sony: We won’t make PSP mistakes with PS Vita

Sony has admitted it made a mistake with how PSP games were handled, dropping the ball when the PS3 arrived, and insists that it will not make the same mistake the the PS Vita. ""In the past we launched PSP and then shifted our attention to PS3 when that came on the horizon, which we now concede was a mistake" Sony worldwide studios president Shuhei Yoshida told the official PlayStation blog, "so with PS Vita we are working on this huge range titles and planning ahead for a constant supply of excellent games."

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Sony PS Vita browser won’t support Flash at launch

Sony PS Vita browser won’t support Flash at launch

According to a report from Japanese publication Weekly Famitsu, the web browser on Sony's next-generation portable gaming device, the PlayStation Vita, will not support Adobe Flash at launch. It will support cookies, JavaScript 1.7, and some HTML5, but Flash didn't make the list. Also not supported are Game Archives that include classic PlayStation One games.

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