Hackers have taken down the PlayStation Network, Blizzard's Battle.net, and others, as well as grounding a flight carrying the president of Sony Online Entertainment.
World of Warcraft-mongers Blizzard have been hacked, with email accounts compromised.
The company behind games such as World of Warcraft and Diablo tells customers it believes no financial information was accessed but suggests users change their passwords immediately.
For Americans (and other Internet denizens) whose eyes glaze over when Net neutrality comes up, these Australian chaps have translated the debate into hip-hop for easier consumption.
The team responsible for last month's attack on the PSN and Battle.net has claimed responsibility for server crashes on the two games.
Hackers target Sony and several other online game networks, Apple replaces iPhone 5 batteries for free, and Ralph Lauren debuts a high-tech Polo shirt at the US Open.
The iPad edition of Blizzard's digital card game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft has officially launched in Australia, NZ and Canada.
A distributed-denial-of-service attack peaked some 33 percent higher than last year's Spamhaus attack, the previous DDoS record-holder.
Blizzard's digital WoW spinoff CCG, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, has now entered open beta in Australia.
You can now buy pets and mounts with real money in-game as well as through the external webstore on Battle.net.