As you may have heard, the Playstation Network has been down for a whole week. Now, with the new info that's coming out, we've learned that PSN users' information could be compromised. This means names, addresses, credit card info, and other stuff.

All I have to say is... WHAT THE ***. You're telling me that hackers may have gotten ahold of my info, and you're telling me a week after it happened?! Why?!! Sure, I understand that they may not have known exactly what happened, but they could have at least warned us that it could happen.

PS3 is pretty much my go-to console. I buy all of my third-party games on it, and I use the service. I own a Wii and 360, sure, but I don't want to pay $160 to get Xbox Live.


...Until now. Now, after this mess that Sony has caused, I want to switch. If I could get everything I was planning on getting this year, plus a Wi-Fi 360 adaptor and year of Xbox Live, I'd do it in a heartbeat.

I know what you may be thinking. "It's the hackers' fault!" "Sony shouldn't be blamed for what other people did!".

Wrong. They should have worked on their security. They should have had a back up plan. They should have told us what was happening sooner. They should have handled everything better.

...But they didn't. That's the biggest problem. They didn't think ahead.

Now Sony's in a mess. They've alienated fans, screwed over millions of people, and technically had a hand in people's info being stolen.

I for one, won't be buying a Playstation system new anytime soon. If the NGP is awesome, I'll wait and buy it used. Why? Because they don't deserve my money. They've lost my trust. I don't want to help them.

Not to mention they're still arrogant during this whole stituation.

All I can say is goodbye. Goodbye Sony, and goodbye Playstation. Once the next round of consoles comes, Playstaion 4 will likely be the last one I get, and it'll likely be bought used. Sony has screwed up, and I can't take it anymore.

At least Nintendo is taking the first shot...

Thanks for reading my rant. If you have anything you'd like to say about this, post it in the comments.

...But make it constructive. No fanboys, please?

I don't know a lot about how hacking works or how easy getting passed something, but I'm pretty sure it shouldn't have been this easy.

Oh, and Dan Ryckert said on twitter:

"We're at the point where Sony can't make up for this cluster*** by giving everyone a free copy of Joe Danger."
Agreed. They'd better give us something awesome, and a deep, sincere apology.
If you're one of the many people who use PSN, and are worried about your info, this article from IGN can help you.