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BBC pushes YLOD PS3 failure issue beyond Watchdog special

The BBC has published a page on Watchdog’s website responding to a letter issued by SCE UK boss Ray Maguire yesterday on the subject of YLOD. “Sony dislikes the term ‘the yellow light of death’, since it implies a single fault is afflicting all consoles,” said the corporation. “It says the flashing yellow light is […]

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  • Watchdog PS3 repair slot was pretty much ridiculous

    Watchdog’s PS3 repair segment last night didn’t work, in a nutshell. The program centred on the “thousands upon thousands” of UK PS3s that have shown the YLOD and have to be fixed outside of warrantee for a charge. The show establishing a repair team outside Sony’s UK HQ earlier this month, complete with branded van, […]

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  • SCEE expresses "serious concerns" over Watchdog report accuracy

    SCE UK boss Ray Maguire has expressed “serious concerns” about a Watchdog program airing tonight in the UK, which takes on PS3 hardware failures. “From [our] correspondence to date, I have serious concerns as to the accuracy of these allegations and the likely tone of the Watchdog report,” said Maguire in a six-page letter you […]

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