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Sony being forced to refund all PS3 owners for removing an advertised feature?

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Here’s some exciting news for a Monday morning, according to the news page on Meiselman, Denlea, Packman (lol), Carton and Eberz Sony have been forced by a court of law to refund all requested PS3 refunds (50% of the purchase price) due to their removal of the “Other-Os” function on the original PS3 range.

This represents the law firms biggest win and a loss so huge for Sony that it may infact have to put the PlayStation division into administration to save the rest of the company.

But before you anti-Sony fans rejoice let’s check the wording out just a little bit more.

“We hope that we’ve done the PS3 owners a service. We are very glad as this is once of the biggest victory’s in our firm’s history. “

That’s not the best use of English now is it and then they go onto say

“Sony will also be at handing out refunds at “E3”, a large video-gaming event, to all registered PS3 owners.”

Damn… so only media and retailers are able to get their discounts, this could be a major windfall for people like BT Games and Kalahari… but I am thinking it’s more likely a case of the website being hacked.

Sony has repeatedly defended their position and I highly doubt a ruling (which the website didn’t detail at all) like this would go un-appealed meaning that if you think this is going to happen in this generation then you are sadly mistaken.

Source: MDPCELaw.com

PS: Still giggling about the lawyer being called Packman… oh and here’s a screen scrape for future use when the lawyers do decide to remove this fake news.


Last Updated: June 7, 2010


  1. KilzoneGeneralStrife

    June 7, 2010 at 06:39

    further proving how unprofessional the ‘journalism’ is on here…you guys are so pathetic. This has been confirmed as a HACKING of the lawyers site.why report it if its already been proven to be utterly false? Get a life guys.seriously.its not the 1st time you’ve stooped so low to do this


  2. Gavin Mannion

    June 7, 2010 at 06:42

    So I take it you didn’t read the words of the article? Just the headline?

    “if you think this is going to happen in this generation then you are sadly mistaken.”


  3. KilzoneGeneralStrife

    June 7, 2010 at 08:26

    actually I read the part “heres some exciting news for a monday morning” and thought if that excites you,you have no life. The tone of this article sets itself up for a follow up later today saying “just as I thought.it was a hack” ..thats not really journalism.more like unprofessionalism


  4. Gavin Mannion

    June 7, 2010 at 08:40

    lol there is no follow up to this article.

    we don’t know if it was hacked or faked but it was never true and if you read the article you see I say that.

    And yes gaming news excites me.. and I have no life.. but I have beer and beer makes everything better


  5. GougedEye

    June 7, 2010 at 08:41

    Face it, you got owned. Clearly didn’t read the article before putting both feet in your mouth. Ranting about journalistic stamdards just makes it worse. When you find yourself in a hole, stop digging 🙂


  6. Bl0_oP

    June 7, 2010 at 08:42

    Wow, someone got up from the wrong side of the bed 😀 Although, this cold is enough to make us all a little gloomy!
    Great article, good to hear they won’t be paying out to everyone, since that would be one heck of a mess for the rest of us who prefer future updates instead of a few bucks :/



  7. Ross

    June 7, 2010 at 09:12

    http://www.angrygamer.com/ I think I said enough.


  8. Christo Le Grange

    June 7, 2010 at 09:58

    i cannot take all this negativity on a Monday morning.
    Do you just get up in the morning and decide: I’m gonna troll the s*** out of a website!?
    …we get it, you have a crappy job, with a crappy boss ,we all do!
    Dont let it out on this forum.

    Especially in the week that the new Iphone is going to be announced, the world cup starts and E3 hype!


  9. KilzoneGeneralStrife

    June 7, 2010 at 10:09

    I bet that beer would make any animal punch doors in a drunken rage,huh Gavin?


  10. Fox1

    June 7, 2010 at 10:19

    He r 2 lazee 4 rage :tongue:


  11. mujabees

    June 7, 2010 at 10:38



  12. mujabees

    June 7, 2010 at 10:39



  13. Gavin Mannion

    June 7, 2010 at 10:51

    Wild guess or an amazing insight into my personal life? :pinch:


  14. Al360rulz

    June 7, 2010 at 13:27

    eish !! love the article thanks for keeping us on our toes for a monday morning hahahahahhaha


  15. WitWolfyZA

    June 7, 2010 at 14:55

    Lets say this is indeed true, i think Sony would just bring back the “OtherOS” function then to refund people lol


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