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PlayStation Network Back Online After DDoS Attacks Disrupt Weekend Service

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Sony’s PlayStation Network was back online Monday following a weekend cyberattack that affected its servers, as well as those of fellow video game companies Blizzard Entertainment, Riot...

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2014-08-21 12:27:36

Thousands of Blockbuster and Classic Movies Now Available on PlayStation Systems, PCs, and Other Sony Devices SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Network Entertainment International today announced that Video Unlimited, the company's streaming and digital download video service, is now live in Brazil. Video Unlimited offers Brazilian customers convenience and variety by delivering a broad and frequently updated collection of blockbuster and classic movies to rent...

2014-08-19 12:25:45

LOOT Entertainment Brings Indie 3D Action-Adventure Game to Console Debut LOS ANGELES, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony DADC New Media Solutions' LOOT Entertainment, an interactive entertainment development division dedicated to creating experiences and products for all digital platforms, announced today that The Last Tinker(TM): City of Colors is now available for purchase and play on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system. Community members can download the game in...

2014-08-12 16:31:09

The PS4 Platform Continues to Expand at the Fastest Rate in PlayStation® Hardware History TOKYO, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that the PlayStation®4 (PS4(TM)) computer entertainment system has cumulatively sold through more than 10 million units(*1) worldwide as of August 10, 2014, demonstrating the fastest and strongest growth in PlayStation® hardware history. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020701/SFM066LOGO "The...

2014-06-20 04:20:30

"Unity for PSM" Allows a Broader Range of Developers to Create Dedicated Content For PlayStation®Vita TOKYO, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) today announced that the official version of "Unity for PlayStation®Mobile" (Unity for PSM) will be available starting today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020701/SFM066LOGO "Unity for PSM" is a fully integrated solution of "Unity" from Unity Technologies, and is optimized for the creation of PSM...

2014-06-17 23:08:30

Soccer-Themed Video Gaming Accessory Invites Fans to Play Along With the Excitement of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 In celebration of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, KontrolFreek, creators of the popular FPS Freek®, and other performance gaming accessories, today unveiled Futbol Freek, a soccer-themed controller accessory and KontrolFreek’s tribute to the world’s most popular sport. This new addition to the company’s thumbstick adaptor lineup was...

2014-06-11 00:21:08

Blockbuster and Classic Movies Now Available on PlayStation Systems, PCs, and Other Sony Devices LOS ANGELES, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Network Entertainment International today announced that the company's streaming and digital download video service, Video Unlimited, is now live in Mexico. Video Unlimited offers customers in Mexico the ability to rent or purchase a broad and continually updated collection of Hollywood blockbuster and classic movies. Available through...

playstation 4
2014-06-10 05:32:55

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Sony Computer Entertainment was in familiar territory on Monday evening as it ended a day of press conferences just prior to the start of the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). While Sony had to spend years playing catch up with its PlayStation 3 – Sony has charged ahead with its PlayStation 4, which launched last November and has sold 7 million to date exceeding Microsoft's Xbox One. Sony didn't intend to hold back or even let...

2014-06-10 00:23:20

Affordable System Offers Access To A Wide Variety Of PlayStation Content; TOKYO, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) today introduced PlayStation®TV (PS TV), an affordable entertainment system that will enable users to easily enjoy various game content and PlayStation®4 (PS4(TM)) remote play on their TV at home. PS TV will come in "Black," and will be available in North America, Europe and the PAL region this Fall at a recommended retail price (RRP) of...

2014-06-10 00:23:17

Followed by PlayStation®3, PlayStation®Vita, and PlayStation®TV, the Open Beta Delivers Exciting PlayStation®3 Games Across Various Platforms with Flexible Rental Options TOKYO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that the open beta for PlayStation(TM)Now (PS Now), the company's streaming game service that leverages cloud-based technology, will become available to PlayStation®4 (PS4(TM)) users in the mainland United States(*1) and...

2014-06-10 00:21:34

SCEA Showcases Genre-Defining Games and Services for PlayStation Platforms and Much More at the 2014 E3 Media & Business Summit LOS ANGELES, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At its annual E3 Media & Business Summit press conference today, Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (SCEA) unveiled a line-up of premiere content for the PlayStation®4 (PS4(TM)) computer entertainment system, including Destiny from Bungie & Activision, Uncharted 4: A Thief's End from Naughty Dog, Far Cry(TM) 4...


Latest Sony Computer Entertainment Reference Libraries

PlayStation Vita
2013-09-08 08:40:46

The PlayStation Vita (PS Vita) is a handheld video game console manufactured by Sony Computer Entertainment. It was released in Japan and parts of Asia on December 17, 2011; in Europe, North America, South America, and Singapore on February 22, 2012; and on February 23, 2012 in Australia. It was rumored as early as July 7, 2009, that there would be a successor to the PlayStation Portable. Eurogamer released a report stating that Sony was working on a device using a PowerVR SGX543MP...

PlayStation 2
2013-03-16 10:03:14

The PlayStation 2 (PS2) is a video game console released on March 4, 2000 in Japan, October 26, 2000 in North America, and November 24, 2000 in Europe by Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI). Since its release over 150 million consoles and 1.52 billion PS2 titles have been sold. There are 3,857 available games and the PS2 continued to be produced with revisions released in 2006 and 2007. On January 4, 2013, Sony announced it would discontinue production of the PS2. One day after its...

PlayStation
2013-03-16 09:50:04

The PlayStation is a game console developed by Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) first sold on December 3, 1994 in Japan. It has sold over 100 million units worldwide since its release. Ken Kutaragi known as “The Father of the PlayStation” is the creator of the PlayStation game console and a Sony executive. In 1988, Sony and Nintendo formed a partnership to develop a CD-ROM for the Super Nintendo, but a day after the PlayStation’s official announcement at the Consumer...

PlayStation Portable, PSP
2013-03-16 09:27:10

The PSP is a handheld game console that is manufactured by Sony and was unveiled on May 11, 2004. It was released on December 12, 2004 in Japan, and March 24, 2005, in North America. In early September 2007 the slimmer and lighter PSP-2000 was released. It was replaced later with the PSP-3000, and then redesigned into the PSP Go, which sold along with the PSP-3000. In 2011 a low priced version was released the PSP-E1000. In December 2011 the PlayStation Vita was released in Japan and February...

PlayStation 3
2013-03-14 08:37:18

Image Caption: Sony's PlayStation 3 gaming console. Credit: Sony The PlayStation 3 (PS3) released on November 11, 2006 in Japan and November 17, 2006 in North America. It was released globally in March 2007. The PS3 is a game console manufactured by Sony Computer Entertainment and uses Blu-ray Disc as its primary storage. Within the first 24 hours of release 81,639 units were sold in Japan. As of January 2013, over 77 million units worldwide have been sold. The original PS3 was offered...

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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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