Sony denies PSN has been hacked again

Sony denies PSN has been hacked again

Nov 16, 2016

In 2011, Sony’s PlayStation Network was hacked, and a staggering 77,000,000 accounts were compromised with personal details (including addresses, passwords, and security questions) accessed. This apparently included children’s accounts created by a parent or guardian. It was the largest security failing by far that any console network has ever...

PlaySonic 3: Headset review

PlaySonic 3: Headset review

Feb 17, 2016

Headset provided by the manufacturer DISCLAIMER: Okay, this is a biggie. One of the founding fathers of Prif used to write for Critical Gamer. Not only that, but we stay in contact, and some of the reviews published on their official blog are written by my good self. No contracts are involved however, and I am not paid for any of my work there. For better or...

The videogame publishers’ war on consumers

The videogame publishers’ war on consumers

Jan 26, 2015

A somewhat sensationalist headline, perhaps, but one not entirely without truth. The games industry of 2015 is one in which consumers work to please publishers rather than the other way around, and things are only going to get worse. As with any war, there have been victories on both sides – but the publishers won an extremely important battle years ago, and...

Game ‘n’ Match wants to help you decide what to play next

Game ‘n’ Match wants to help you decide what to play next

Mar 20, 2013

  There’s a new kid in town. He’s got some pretty crazy ideas, and he’s still a bit green around the gills; but dagnabit, it seems like maybe he’s on to something. The kid in question goes by the name of gamenmatch.com, and he’s gonna do his best to tell you about the games you never knew you wanted to play. We’re not...

Silent Hill: Shattered Memories – Hidden Gems review

Silent Hill: Shattered Memories – Hidden Gems review

Nov 28, 2012

Format: Wii (version reviewed), PSP, PS2 Unleashed: Out now Publisher: Konami Developer: Climax Studios Players: 1 Site: http://www.konami.com/games/shsm/ If you know Shattered Memories only by reputation, you may well have heard it described as a remake of the first game, and instantly dismissed it as such. Don’t. It dumps 95% of the original’s...

Sony’s Liverpool Studio Closed

Sony’s Liverpool Studio Closed

Aug 23, 2012

It was announced on Wednesday morning that Sony Computer Entertainment will be closing its SCE Studio Liverpool. Originally founded in 1984 under the name Psygnosis, the studio was best known for its WipEout and Formula One series of racing games as well as the Lemmings series which gained huge popularity in the early nineties. The Studio was bought by Sony in...