American Airlines has diverted a flight carrying Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley after receiving a bomb threat from the group claiming responsibility for today's PlayStation Network outage.
Smedley confirmed his San Diego-bound flight was diverted to Phoenix, Arizona, adding the decision had something to do with security and the plane's cargo. Earlier in the afternoon, the supposed hackers sent messages to American Airlines, asserting the plane had "explosives on-board."
Last November, Nintendo talked a little about rethinking their policies of region locking. Seems like common sense to me. The gains they'd make in consumer goodwill by allowing a few games to more easily make it overseas wou...more
[Update: According to a post on the PlayStation Blog, Sony ascribes the outage to "high levels of traffic designed to disrupt connectivity and online gameplay." The company is working to resolve the issue and restore net...more
I'm currently away from my consoles so I can't confirm this myself, but word on the street is that PSN and Xbox Live are both inaccessible. They've apparently been down off-and-on since last night. Business Insider reports th...more