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PSN inaccessible, Trophy-supporting games unplayable on non-Slim PS3s [update 4]

A wide rash of game-crashing errors is spreading among the PS3-owning community at the moment, most of which can be chalked up to a 8001050F error code. This has led to a variety of unfortunate side-effects for those affected, including corrupted Trophy information and an inability to access the...

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PSN: PSA is down for maintenance today

Err, wait. Scratch that. Reverse it. This is a helpful PSA reminding you, dear reader, that the PSN will be down for regularly scheduled maintenance for at least part of the day today. Servers are going down for a hasty sprucing-up at 8:00 PST, and are expected to stay down "for several hours." In...

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PlayStation Network downtime expected on April 21st

The PlayStation Network is expected to go down for a few hours on April 21st, according to a notice on the European PlayStation forum. The "essential maintenance" will begin at 7AM BST (or 2AM EST). There's no indication this will be a global outage, but don't be surprised if your late-night...

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PSN will receive 'essential maintenance work' today

Our beloved PLAYSTATION Network will down today for five hours for some "essential maintenance work" during the following time: 2PM - 7PM EST / 11AM - 4PM PST. This downtime applies to both the US and Europe. So what are you going to do during those five long, agonizing hours? Come read PS3Fanboy,...

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Xbox Live and Xbox.com back online

Update 2: According to Major Nelson's Twitter and various reports from readers, Xbox Live is back online. Again, we'd warn you to expect some rolling restarts as millions of gamers attempt to reconnect. "The storm has passed," Major wrote. "Back to Live you all go." Well, then? Go! Update 1: Looks...

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Rate your post maintenance Xbox Live experience

Xbox Live is back online. You know, we know it. But how well is the service performing after its 26-hour downtime? Reports indicate that some services are not working as expected but some say the online service is working fine in all areas. Who to believe?! X3F has consulted billionaire...

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Halo 3 EXP and TruSkill issues detected, under investigation

Early this morning when Xbox Live was reactivated from its 26 (or so) hour slumber, Halo 3 users in Matchmaking discovered a problem. Users were angered to find that their Halo 3 TrueSkill and EXP were not being rewarded properly after each match -- that is to say it didn't work at all. According...

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Welcome Back... Xbox Live is online

Cue the "Welcome Back, Kotter" theme music! Xbox Live has returned to normal saving gamers unable to play their favorite online titles from boredom and saving Microsoft at least a few more hate letters to read. After hitting a speed bump during the maintenance, which only served as a stepping...

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Xbox Live maintenance runs late [Update]

Quick update for anyone who decided to stay up and sneak in a few games of (insert your multiplayer game of choice here). According to Major Nelson, the scheduled Xbox Live maintenance is running later than originally expected. Originally scheduled to end at 11:59PM PT, according the Xbox.com...

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Remember, Xbox Live is down on September 29

You fire up your Xbox 360. Set yourself comfortable in a chair. Scroll down the dashboard menu and select your copy of (insert your online shooter of choice here) and... wait... what the?! XBOX LIVE ISN'T WORKING! Oh, yeah! Remember kids, Xbox Live is down all day today until early tomorrow. The...

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