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PlayStation Network’s 10 Percent Discount Now Active

As promised by Sony to make amends for PlayStation Network’s holiday outage, a storewide 10% discount is now live on PSN. The one-time discount applied to a total cart purchase may be used between now and 12 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, January 26th.

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DDOS Attacker’s Luck Runs Out

One of the men related to the DDOS attacks on Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network this past Christmas has been arrested. The 18-year old British native was taken into custody after a combined effort of a number of cyber crimes units. His charges go further than just the DDOS, thus he may have quite a bit to deal with on his plate. Continue reading DDOS Attacker’s Luck Runs Out

Quick Time Event – 13 – Why Lizard Squad Aren’t Hackers

On this week’s Quick Time Event, the team discussed Lizard Squad’s Christmas attack on PlayStation Network and Xbox Live, whether or not they should be considered hackers, if what they are doing is right or not, and their overall opinions of the group.

The team was also asked by a fan whether or not they thought it is justifiable for people to ask for compensation from Sony and Microsoft because of the attacks over the weekend.  So, what do you think? Continue reading Quick Time Event – 13 – Why Lizard Squad Aren’t Hackers

MONG Podcast – Is it a good thing Amazon bought Twitch?

On this week’s MONG Podcast, the team discussed some of this week’s biggest gaming news like Dragon Age Inquisition’s multiplayer, Mario Kart 8 DLC, Amazon buying Twitch, and the Lizard Squad!  Continue reading MONG Podcast – Is it a good thing Amazon bought Twitch?

PSN Down, Caused by a Stupid Prank? [UPDATED: Services Restored]

A variety of major gaming companies, including Sony, may be the victim of coordinated distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, according to Sony’s President, Shuhei Yoshida. The ‘group’ that has claimed to have carried out the attacks calls themselves the ‘Lizard Squad’.

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