Playstation Network

E3 Aftermath: Nice for Nintendo, Sony Still Suffers

There were a lot of really cool announcements last week at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), but two of the big players that particularly stood out were Nintendo and Sony. Both had interesting new products, and each announced brand new gaming devices: Nintendo’s Wii U and Sony’s Playstation Vita. While Sony’s device is a handheld and Nintendo’s is a console, they are both interesting announcements because they appear to be,

We Want Our PSN! What Happens When Gamers Suffer Through 3 Weeks of Network Playing Withdrawal

A good portion of gamers out there were waiting, waiting, waiting for the Playstation Network to recover from their recent intrusion, loss of private customer data, and restore services to the online gaming platform. The network was shut down on April 21st, as indicated by the reach/attention spikes below. Actually, the daily attention and reach metrics closely track to the events as they unfolded. Luckily, they recovered services this weekend