Matt Martin at calls Sony s response to BBC Watchdog highlighting PS3 hardware failures unprecedented. The program put together the segment on PS3 after receiving 155 complaints from viewers on a hardware malfunction called the yellow light of death , where the system shuts down immediately after booting up.

There are a lot of layers to this story, including a programming stunt orchestrated by BBC outside Sony s UK headquarters, and an 18-point rebuttal from SCEUK on the claims. Read the full story and SCEUK s response at