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# Playstation

All time
# Innovate
Watchdog orders shop to refund customers who never received PS5 consoles bought last year
The consoles were bought as gifts for Christmas 2020 but never received.
# Innovate
Customers still waiting for refunds after PS5 consoles were not delivered before Christmas
The consoles were purchased from Innovate, a store based in Ennis, as Christmas presents.
# alternative interests
All Blacks seek to drag kids from 'PlayStation and soccer'
Rugby is commonly held to be like a religion in New Zealand, but studies have shown participation rates falling.
# Playstation
17 Playstation games that you probably bought with your communion money
We need Buzz! The Music Quiz in 2017.
# 1994
20 things all Irish people born in 1994 will have strong memories of
Worrying about what would happen if you didn’t pass as 12 when you tried get into Spin.
# Gaming
Playing Fifa 17 on TV for money? BT Sport strike new deal to broadcast live matches
It’s the first time fans will be able to watch virtual football live on TV.
# Priorities
Game over: No more PlayStation for dedicated Jones
The Manchester United defender now understands the importance of ensuring he has the right recovery after games.
# it's in the game
A petition for EA to make a GAA Playstation game is gaining momentum
And the Xbox, too. PLEASE.
# Make it happen
Thousands have signed a petition for EA to make a GAA Playstation game
And the Xbox, too. PLEASE.
# state actor
FBI investigating cyber attacks that crippled Twitter, Netflix and Amazon last night
“This is not some hacker sitting in his basement typing away on a keyboard.”
# netflix and nil
Twitter, Netflix and Playstation affected by "malicious" cyberattack
A distributed denial-of-service attack meant some of the world’s most popular websites could not be accessed.
# Admission
'I played Call of Duty instead of watching Arsenal and Tottenham'
Leicester ended the weekend five points clear at the top of the table.
# old school
Can You Guess The Classic Playstation Game From Just One Shot?
Your childhood in pictures.
# disc read error
16 photos anyone who grew up playing the PS2 will recognise
It could play DVDs!
# 1 MB memory card
17 photos anyone who grew up playing Playstation 1 will recognise
It’s 20 years ago and you feel old.
# fan favourites
Sony surprised everyone at E3 with two blasts from the past
And it only took 18 years for one to become a reality.
# wassthat?
This guy discovered that his dog inexplicably hates Playstation sounds
WHAT IS THAT?
# Not a game
Teenager arrested for Xbox and Playstation Christmas attacks
The 18-year-old was detained as part of a joint effort between police in Britain and the United States.
# sliver lining
Playstation 4 gives Sony something to shout about as sales top 18.5 million
More than four million PS4 consoles were bought during the year-end holiday season, while game sales remained strong.
# Nostalgia
How well do you remember videogames from the 90s?
Think your memories of the SNES and Playstation are as fresh as ever? Why not find out.
# fun and games
Who was playing games in 2014? Half a billion people...
From virtual to reality, what do gamers look like in 2014?
# kim kringle
Did Kim Dotcom save Xbox and Playstation users from a game-free Christmas?
A hacking group claimed responsibility for another attack on both the systems.
# celebrations
Happy 20th birthday Playstation! Here are some of the moments that helped shape it
Feeling old yet?
# restructure
Sony places its hopes on the PS4 as it undergoes major changes
The company will slash its TV and smartphone lineup, and place greater focus on its image sensor business as it tries to reverse losses.
# Disruption
Sony assures users their info is safe after Playstation Network was attacked
The hackers believed to be responsible for the attack also claimed that a plane boarded by Sony’s President was carrying explosives, causing it to be diverted.
# Game on
Here's what Sony announced at its E3 2014 keynote
Ranging from anticipated titles like Destiny and Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End to other services like Playstation Now, Sony covered a lot of ground.
# e3 2014
What the hell is E3 and why is everyone talking about it?
Here’s everything you need to know.
# Catch up
Xbox One launching in 26 more countries in September
The expansion will include the eight European countries whose launch in November was delayed because of localisation issues.
# young people today
A 20-year-old local election candidate is selling his PS3 to fund his campaign
Seán Tyrrell is hoping to be elected as a councillor for Dublin North-West.
# you shouldn't have
8 people who REALLY love their Christmas presents
“NINTENDO SIXTY-FOUUUUUUUUUUUR.”
# secret santa
Buyers' Guide: Best gadgets to get someone for Christmas
If you’re stuck for gift ideas, these could help you out.
# console wars
Over 2 million Playstation 4s have been sold in three weeks
In the next generation of the console wars, it’s first blood to Sony.
# PSX
A brief history of the Sony Playstation
It’s come a long way since the original arrived back in 1995.
# Game Change
Xtra-vision reverses policy on pre-ordered Xbox One consoles
From today, any person who collects their pre-ordered XBox One will not have to purchase an additional game in order to receive their console.
# console wars
Playstation and Xbox had this cute exchange on Twitter
Two multinational corporations, getting cosy. AWWWW.
# Sick Leave
Microsoft pens doctor's note to give players more time to play Xbox
Now you can get off work by telling your boss you have Zombie Flu. Possibly.
# Playstation
Sony sold one million PS4s in 24 hours
The company expects to sell 5 million by March.
# Week in Web
Weird Wide Web: Snapchat, connecting with your kids and predicting what you'd say
All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
# Playstation
6 things to worry about as the PS4 launches in the US
The console launched in the US at midnight.
# On Demand
Netflix gives its TV app a major makeover
Large images and easier navigation are some of the updates rolled out today.