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Banned Gamer Alleges Sony Violated Free Speech & Stole Money 550°
July 22, 2009 // 5:05 am - A PlayStation 3 gamer has filed suit (PDF) in U.S. District Court in California, alleging that SCEA suppressed his free speech rights and caused him pain and suffering by banning his account on the PlayStation Network.

In a complaint filed on July 6th, Erik Estavillo of San Jose writes that he is disabled by a variety of disorders; among these are agoraphobia, a fear of crowds, to quote:

The pain and suffering was caused by the defendant, Sony, banning the plaintiff's account on the PlayStation...

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Sony Giving Away Money in PlayStation Home 100°
January 13, 2009 // 9:15 pm - If you're in one of the regions supported by Sony Computer Entertainment Asia you can get $10 HKD for free if you track down the money god avatar.

$10 HKD isn't much, it's like $1.30 US, but it's interesting to see Sony run such a promotion. Sure, it's not enough to buy a PlayStation Network game, but you can get a virtual item by finding the money god. Or you can save your money and hope Sony Computer Entertainment Asia runs more of these so you can get a free game.

No word if Sony is...

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Sony to Advance as PS3 Makes Money, 2009 is Year of Big Titles 200°
January 6, 2009 // 10:53 pm - SCEE president David Reeves indicated on an article on the UK PlayStation site (linked above) that the PS3 should start making money soon, and move forward quickly with the system.

Additionally, the president of SCEE worldwide studios Shuhei Yoshida commented that 2009 will be the year of big, exclusive PS3 titles, and for PSP new titles and innovations will connect and expand the PlayStation experiences.

To quote: The most important thing for us as a company in the very short term is for us to start making money. This is a pledge that was made last March...

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Perry: Sony has no chance of making money on the PS3 400°
August 25, 2008 // 9:10 pm - Well respected Acclaim boss David Perry has stated that because sony has sold the PS3 at a lost, they basically have no chance of making money on the PlayStation 3.

He added "if they release the PlayStation 4 and have an even more expensive console and raise the cost of games by ten dollars, that would not be good."

To quote: "Because of the cost of making the PlayStation 3 and because they sold it at a loss, Sony basically has pretty much no chance of making money on the PS3, because it's lost more money than they made during the entire peak of the PlayStation...

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Additional Characters Cost Money in Metal Gear Online 100°
June 12, 2008 // 2:43 am - With Metal Gear Solid 4 now officially out in the wild, news surrounding the title is spreading fast. Lightning fast, in fact. According to various reports including NeoGAF member The Faceless Master, Metal Gear Online players are allowed to create one free character per console.

Want to create another character? You'll have to pay up, according to the game's login screen, which reads: "You are given the ability to register 1 character to this PS3 system, free of charge.

Register free character for this PS3 system with the GAME ID you are currently logged in...

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SOE's The Agency Multiplayer to Feature Real Money Trading 50°
May 14, 2008 // 9:06 pm - The Agency - the spy-themed massively multiplayer action game being developed for PS3 and PC by Sony Online Entertainment - is to feature officially supported real money trading.

Real money trading is the use of real money to buy in-game assets - items, currency and services - in MMOs. It is a common feature of free-to-play MMOs such as MapleStory, but frowned upon in most subscription games.

The announcement comes as part of a deal between SOE and real money trading specialists Live Gamer. Unsurprisingly, SOE's forthcoming family-friendly, free-to-play MMO Free Realms...

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Speculation: Sony losing $260 on every PS3 shipped? 100°
May 14, 2008 // 5:06 pm - According to writer Greg Howson over at the Guardian.co.uk (linked above), he has done some number crunching and believes that the PS3 could be losing $260 on every PS3 shipped!

Here is his reasoning: On Sony's own figures, the games division made a loss of $130 for each PlayStation 3 shipped. Let's assume that it's making pots of money on the PSP and the PlayStation 2: the PS2 is now hugely profitable and still sells more games than anything else.

These two platforms could easily have made a profit of $1.2bn in the year. In that case, the total PS3 loss would...

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Ubisoft says there's no money in hardcore FPS games 100°
March 17, 2008 // 5:02 pm - Ubisoft will begin to distance itself from hardcore shooters from this point forward because it no longer sees the genre as a moneymaker.

Is this the future of Ubisoft?

Ubisoft game designer Phil Therien said his company would limit the amount of development time given to hardcore FPS games in the future because they no longer make enough money to be a viable business practice.

This isn't to say Ubisoft will completely eliminate the genre from its portfolio, but Therien did admit that the market for shooters was "too narrow" to pursue as vehemently...

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