Hacker group DerpTrolling has released a "very small portion" of usernames and logins for three gaming networks in its possession as a "warning to companies".
The company will settle a class-action lawsuit over the PlayStation Network breach in 2011 by giving gamers $15 million worth of goods and services.
Downloadable games from Sony and Microsoft are all several quid more expensive than their physical counterparts, despite no box or shipping costs.
The team responsible for last month's attack on the PSN and Battle.net has claimed responsibility for server crashes on the two games.
The network was temporarily interrupted by a distributed denial of service attack on Sunday. The incident also included a security threat over Twitter that targeted a plane carrying a Sony executive.
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.
Prepare to get crazy-excited about Silent Hill again. Guillermo del Toro, Hideo Kojima, and Norman Reedus are all involved in the next installment.
Only just announced at the company's Gamescom briefing, P.T. or "playable teaser" is a horrifying and brilliantly ambitious effort to promote the relaunch of a classic horror franchise.
Stanford researchers may have discovered a path to pure lithium batteries, which would mean lighter, smaller, and more powerful charges for our devices. The science of it is pretty dense; but if we don't need to find plugs for our phones anymore while we're out and about? We're in.
There's a new superphone in town. Is it worth your money? Also, Apple's got a new beta for you. That and more in this week's rundown of all the tech news.