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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."
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PlayStation 4 and Xbox One both had successful holiday seasons… In their own way

Sony and Microsoft both announced that the 2015 holiday season was great for their video game platforms. How the two companies measured that success differed quite a bit from one another.
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Sony shutting down PSP's digital storefront in 2016

Sony is ending support for the PlayStation Portable's digital storefront in Japan next year, rendering the PlayStation Store permanently inaccessible via the company's legacy portable console.
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Sony hints at expanded PSN features, PS1 and PS2 Classics on PS4

An online poll recently issued to a limited number of PlayStation 4 owners suggests that Sony plans to roll out several long-requested features for the PlayStation Network, including the ability for players to change their usernames.
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Cult classic Mega Man Legends gets a long-awaited re-release

Capcom announced that it will release a digital version of its cult favorite 3D action game Mega Man Legends, bringing the rarely-seen classic to new audiences on the PlayStation 3 and PS Vita.
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Goat Simulator wreaks havoc on PS4, PS3 in August

Coffee Stain Studios' over-the-top, mayhem-fueled stunt game Goat Simulator is coming to Sony consoles next month with a new "GoatVR" mode.
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N++, Everybody’s Gone To The Rapture debuting at a discount on PSN

A slate of indie standouts are set to premiere for the PlayStation 4 over the next month as part of Sony's PLAY event, and PlayStation Plus members can pick up all featured games at a discount.
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PSN and Xbox Live hackers turn their attention to Tor

Sony and Microsoft aren't the only ones with hackers to deal with this Christmas — the same organization that targeted PlayStation and Xbox networks is now going after the Tor platform.
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‘Rain’ preview: The art of invisibility

PlayStation C.A.M.P. and SCE Japan’s ‘Rain’ puts an emphasis on the art of storytelling, blending haunting graphics, a melancholy atmosphere, and gameplay based around invisibility.
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Sony’s ‘Rain’ aims to deliver a worthy successor to the PS3’s downloadable legacy

The developers behind the quirky titles ‘Tokyo Jungle’ and ‘Echochrome’ return with ‘rain,’ a PS3 digitally downloadable exclusive. We went hands on with it and want more.
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LittleBigPlanet PS Vita dev moves past Sackboy into indie game publishing

Double Eleven is the studio responsible for reconstructing Media Molecule's LittleBigPlanet on the PS Vita. Its ambitions have grown, though, as the studio now plans to publish indie studios' and its own games on the PlayStation Network.
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Bargain-priced suffering: Atlus revives Demon’s Souls on PSN

Due to popular demand, Demon's Souls has returned with a full complement of online features, a newbie-friendly World Tendency and a cut-rate price tag.
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Week two of Sony’s holiday sale offers free games, bigger discounts

Sony's efforts to mark down its PlayStation Network offerings enters week two and the deals to be had are even better than they were last week.
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Sony’s holiday sale offers 30 to 50 percent discounts on over 40 games

LittleBigPlanet 2, NHL 13 and Rayman Origins are just three of the games seeing massive discounts as Sony celebrates the holidays by slashing prices on 40-plus games.
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Okami HD review: Amaterasu returns, more beautiful than ever

Though it was under-appreciated in its own time, Capcom hopes that modern technology might offer its Okami a new lease on life.
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The Unfinished Swan’s director talks about finding order out of chaos

The Unfinished Swan is one of the most inventive and original games available for the PS3. We sat down with the game’s director, Ian Dallas, and discussed the origin of the game, the development cycle, and viewing games with childlike…
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Digital Blend: A deluge of DLC and a PlayStation Store redesign

Welcome to Digital Blend, your one-stop-shop for coverage and recommendations of all things relating to mobile gaming, digital marketplaces, and indie titles (for the week ending October 14).
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Unfinished Swan finally gets an official PSN release date

The intriguingly monochromatic puzzle title Unfinished Swan will debut on the PlayStation Network come October 23.