Last night and this morning, the PSN network has been witnessing catastrophic errors. The vast majority of PS3 owners have been unable to access the PSN. Even more worryingly, some gamers have been telling forums and message boards that not only could they log on, but the errors have erased achievements, and even saved games.
This is when the PS3 needs to shine. Heavy Rain is killing it in the shops, and people are buying consoles just to play this game. Come on Sony, keep it together and stay strong.
The problem is largely ok now. I've logged on today with no problems, so you should be alright also. If not, vocalise your opinions. Like this guy: