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Sony will censor offensive PlayStation Network IDs with temporary usernames

Offensive PlayStation Network IDs will be replaced with temporarily placeholders until the owner chooses a new username. Previously, Sony instantly banned the PSN accounts associated with IDs that violated the terms of service.
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Here's how you can change your PSN name to something less embarrassing

Sony is finally giving PlayStation Network users the ability to change their online ID to something less embarrassing. Here is how to change your PSN name, both on your PS4 and in a web browser.
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Here's how you can get a refund from the PlayStation Store

You might accidentally buy a game on the PlayStation Store or decide the game you don't have time to play the game you purchased. Here's how to get a refund from the PlayStation Store.
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PlayStation does the smart thing, stops selling digital codes at physical stores

Sony will no longer offer PlayStation digital full-game downloads at retail stores. The game downloads will now only be available directly from the PlayStation Network's own digital store.
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Sony reverses wrongful ban of PlayStation 4 player due to ‘offensive’ PSN ID

A PlayStation 4 owner was recently banned from the PlayStation Network due to confusion over the gamer's username. The story made the rounds online, forcing Sony to reexamine the matter and eventually reverse its decision.
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PlayStation is finally letting you change your terrible username

Sony is finally giving PlayStation 4 players the ability to change their PSN usernames. The first change will be free, while subsequent ones will cost between $5 or $10, depending on if you have a PS Plus membership.
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‘My PlayStation’ is a new social portal, and we’ll tell you just how it works

Sony's new social portal My PlayStation is available now on web browsers across PC, Mac, iOS, and Android. Here is what you need to know about it, including how to send messages and view trophies.
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‘My PlayStation’ gives you more ways to manage your PSN profile

Sony has launched a new web-based portal called My PlayStation. The service gives you more ways to manage your PSN account on the go, as well as view your trophies and send messages.
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PlayStation Network hit with server issues for several days

Sony's PlayStation Plus network has had a rough week as sever and connectivity issues plagued the platform. The timing is particularly poor, considering it coincides with two major releases.
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Want your free stuff? Here’s how to redeem a code on your PS4

After setting up your new PlayStation 4, you'll most likely want to redeem a those 12-digit codes to get the new games and free trials that came with your console. Here's how to redeem a code on your PS4, online, and on your smartphone.
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Details for ‘Destiny 2: Gods of Mars’ expansion apparently leak online

A now-deleted listing on the PlayStation Network store appears to have revealed the second Destiny 2 expansion, Gods of Mars. The expansion is scheduled to arrive in March and will contain new story missions.
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Collect PlayStation trophies to earn games with Sony Rewards

Sony has introduced Rewards Passes, which are special tasks PlayStation users can complete to earn rewards points and discounts on PlayStation Store products. Earning trophies will now reward you with points as well.
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Nier: Automata players can purchase trophies, but they have to earn that ability

Earning that platinum PlayStation trophy means the player dove deeper and fully mastered a game. Nier: Automata may shake things up a little bit by allowing players to purchase them with in-game currency.
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Two-step verification now live for PSN, enable it now

Two-step verification has just bee enabled for the PlayStation Network. It adds another layer of security for users, especially considering the 2011 PSN hack that shut down the service for two months.
Podcasts

Trends with Benefits: Is the Flyboard Air hoverboard legit, or a big hoax?

For Episode 78 we determine if the Flyboard is a hoax, a first person report on what it's like to have your PlayStation Network account hacked, Samsung unveils it's best TV EVER, and Steven Hawking probes outer space with lasers.
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Gesture-controlled action game Severed hits PS Vita April 26

The creators of the hit multiplatform brawler Guacamelee are set to return later this month with Severed, a uniquely themed first-person action game that will hit the PlayStation Vita on April 26th.
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Enjoy your favorite PlayStation 4 games on PC with updated Remote Play options

Sony announced that PlayStation 4 owners will soon be able to play their favorite console games on Windows and Mac platforms via updated PS4 Remote Play functionality launching this week.
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Snoop Dogg draws attention to Xbox Live's outage while PSN laughs

It's hilarious when a star snaps on social media. When Xbox Live crashed, Snoop Dogg took to Instagram and said what a few thousand gamers may have been thinking: "Ya'll's f**king server is f**ing whack man."