On Christmas day, many gamers around the world found that they couldn't play many of their favorite games anymore. The reason? The online services powering these games, such as PSN and Xbox Live, were down—and a group of alleged hackers claimed responsibility for it.
Today, Xbox Live seems to mostly be up and running. PSN is still down, though Sony says they're working on it. While gamers wait to have services restored in full, the one thing everyone can't help but wonder is why? Why would anyone do something like this? What's the point?