If Someone Hacks Your PSN Account, You're Kinda Screwed

Over the past few years, Sony's PlayStation Network has proven itself to be totally resilient and definitely not susceptible to any sort of major hack. So of course, it's perfectly reasonable that they still don't have two-step verification. » 3/12/15 1:39pm 3/12/15 1:39pm

Something's Wrong With Resident Evil's Season Pass On PS4 [UPDATE]

I've received a bunch of comments from readers reporting they can't play the second episode of Resident Evil: Revelations 2 on PlayStation 4, despite buying the season pass. It looks like they aren't alone, and Capcom's admitted there are issues. » 3/06/15 10:40am 3/06/15 10:40am

How DDoS Attacks Work, And Why They're So Hard To Stop

Last week, eager Christmas celebrators across the world hooked up their brand new Xboxes and PlayStations only to find that both online networks were down, leaving countless new games totally unplayable. » 12/30/14 6:00pm 12/30/14 6:00pm

PSN Back Online, Maintenance Rescheduled After Major Online Attack

Rejoice! Sony says the PlayStation Network is back online following a DDOS attack that had left online PlayStation services—among other game networks—crippled for the past two days. » 8/25/14 9:25am 8/25/14 9:25am

One Year Later, Did Sony Keep Their E3 2013 Promises?

Back in June 2013, it seemed like Sony pretty much stole the show from Microsoft with their E3 briefing. But do their promises still hold up now, almost a year later? Following yesterday's look at Microsoft's big press conference from last year, it's time to examine Sony's. » 6/03/14 4:30pm 6/03/14 4:30pm

Playstation Network Flash Sale: 30 Games for $1/each

Sony is kicking off your weekend with some deep, deep discounts on 30 different PSN titles, some PS3, some Vita, some cross-buy. Highlights includes Braid, Everyday Shooter, echochrome ii, Plants vs. Zombies, Super Stardust HD, and Tokyo Jungle. [Playstation Blog] » 4/18/14 5:06pm 4/18/14 5:06pm

Sony is going to start offering original TV content via the PlayStation Network, Variety reports. First up will be an adaptation of the Powers comic series, which was originally intended for the FX Network. » 3/20/14 12:11am 3/20/14 12:11am

Sony's Spring Fever Sale Discounts Towerfall, FEZ, Luftrausers

Sony's Playstation Network Spring Fever promotion is back for 2014, discounting some big indie titles for Playstation Plus members. [Playstation Blog] » 3/03/14 11:05am 3/03/14 11:05am

Playstation Plus Will Be Your Valentine In February

February brings another six free games to Playstation Plus subscribers, including Outlast on the Playstation 4 and Metro: Last Light on the Playstation 3. A wide variety of genres are represented, and what's more, it's a selection of quality games you probably didn't play already- perfect choices for the service. » 1/30/14 11:00am 1/30/14 11:00am

The Playstation Network 14 for '14 Sale Starts Tomorrow

Not content to just delivery a great month of free games for Playstation Plus members, Sony has announced the 14 for '14 sale, which is actually a lie since there are 28 games discounted. Normally we would pick the cream of the crop to post, but almost everything on offer is both worth playing and a good deal. As… » 1/13/14 2:15pm 1/13/14 2:15pm

Grand Theft Auto V $34, Dark Souls $6, Bioshock Infinite $20 [Deals]

Our Black Friday Deals Guide is coming later today, but there's no need to wait for that, because three of the biggest games of the year are all on sale at historic low prices, in addition to a slew of blu-rays. Friendly reminder, follow us on Twitter or you will miss time-sensitive deals. » 11/26/13 1:15pm 11/26/13 1:15pm

Sony Resetting Some PSN Passwords Following "Irregular Activity"

Earlier this week, Sony Europe reset some user's PSN passwords as a "precautionary" measure. Today, Sony America is doing the same thing. » 11/25/13 10:30pm 11/25/13 10:30pm

Stock Up On Next-Gen Games And Classic Board Games [Deals]

There are physical games, and then there are physical games. In addition to a long list of current-gen, next-gen, and movie and TV discounts for you today, Amazon is also running a buy one, get one 50% off promo on board games including Ticket to Ride and Catan. [Amazon] » 11/25/13 1:15pm 11/25/13 1:15pm

'Xbox: Where's My Free Game?'

When I hooked up my PlayStation 4, it already offered me two great games for me to play, three, if you count DC Universe Online. Had I not traded in a bunch of games for store credit the day my Xbox One arrived, I would have been able to, what? Play a fighting game with one character? A Kinect demo? » 11/24/13 3:41pm 11/24/13 3:41pm

New Humble Weekly, Walmart Early Black Friday, Mad Max [Deals]

In addition to the one-two punch of Walmart's early Black Friday deals and Amazon Digital's Black Friday discounts starting up, we've also got a new Humble Weekly Bundle bursting at the seams with pinball tables. » 11/22/13 1:15pm 11/22/13 1:15pm

New Humble Bundle, Ghosts For $43, Dirt Cheap Borderlands 2 [Deals]

Along with a lineup of great deals today on new releases like Wind Waker HD and Call of Duty: Ghosts, we've also got a new Humble Android Bundle featuring the fantastic Ridiculous Fishing. [Humble] » 11/20/13 1:15pm 11/20/13 1:15pm

Playstation 4 Games Join Amazon PSN Store Promo, The Wire [Deals]

A few days ago Amazon celebrated the opening of their Playstation Network store by providing customers who purchased select PS3 titles with a bonus $5 PSN credit. Now they've made the deal even sweeter by making a selection of Playstation 4 games eligible for that promo, effectively creating deals on new release… » 11/19/13 1:15pm 11/19/13 1:15pm

PS4 In Stock, Shadow Fall $45, 4KTV, PS4 Game Deals, Zelda [Deals]

Update: PS4 Bundles (Battlefield 4, Knack, Killzone) in stock on Amazon. Headlining today's selection of Playstation 4 discounts is Killzone: Shadow Fall marked down to $45 on its release day. Beyond that we've got a selection of PS4 games and gear that come bundled with a $10 gift card to Newegg, including the… » 11/15/13 1:15pm 11/15/13 1:15pm

3DS XL Down To $180, New Humble Weekly, PS4 Day One Promo [Deals]

Well that PS4 stock went fast, but Amazon still has the 3DS XL in several colors marked down to a cool $180. See you all tomorrow for another Kotaku Deals roundup, and we'll continue to keep an eye out for next-gen console availability. [Amazon] » 11/14/13 1:15pm 11/14/13 1:15pm