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This page contains all the news items for the tag "Gaming" for the month of May 2011. To view all news items without being the current tag filter, please click here.

 

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DRM Protest Sees Nintendo Boss "Bricked"

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To protest Nintendo's harsh DRM, which threatens to brick 3DS consoles for those that try to modify it in any way, the Free Software Foundation is sending actual bricks to Nintendo ... Read more ...
May
19
2011



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PlayStation Network "Welcome Back" Goodies Revealed

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Sony reveals the free games you'll be able to download, plus other goodies to make up for the PSN hacking and downtime ... Read more ...
May
18
2011



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PSN Being Switched Back On, Already Fully Active in the US

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The PlayStation Network is already back online in the United States, and the re-launch will be slowly rolled out for the rest of the world ... Read more ...
May
15
2011



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Game Publishers Get New Info About PSN Outage, and PS3 Sales May Be Hurting

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Sony has sent a letter game publishers, providing them more information about the PSN outage, plus retailers say that gamers are trading in their PS3s for Xbox 360's ... Read more ...
May
14
2011



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Xbox 360 Possibly Getting "Spring Update" Next Week

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The Xbox 360 is getting a major update next week according to leaked documents, but the update won't have many noticeable new features, other than PayPal support ... Read more ...
May
13
2011



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Sony To Offer Free PS3/PSP Games As Compensation

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Sony to offer free games, amongst other goodies, as a way of saying sorry to the millions of gamers affected by the PSN hack and outage ... Read more ...
May
10
2011



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PSN Update: Still Down, Sales May Go Down, But OtherOS Back Up

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While Sony are still struggling to get PSN back and prevent a slump in PS3 sales as predicted by analysts, hackers have managed to successfully bring OtherOS back ... Read more ...
May
8
2011



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US Wii Price Drop, Plus Nintendo Boss Not Afraid Of Kinect

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New discounted Wii bundle will remove Wii Sports, but adds Mario Kart and wheel, and Nintendo President says Kinect is not a threat ... Read more ...
May
4
2011



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Sony: 25 Million More Account Information Stolen

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Sony announces more accounts have been hacked than originally thought, with data from 25 million more Sony Online Entertainment account also accessed by hackers in a separate, and earlier, breach ... Read more ...
May
3
2011