via Computer and Video Games

Sony's announced that it's to conduct emergency maintenance on the PlayStation Network tonight, which could lead to some slight disruption of the online service.

The work has been scheduled to take place today between 4.30pm and 7.00pm, a community team moderator wrote on the European PlayStation site.

"PlayStation Network users will be unable to use PC registration between 16.00 and 16.15, and if you attempt to use this you will receive a site maintenance notification message.

"Between 16.00 and 17.30 if you attempt to access your Account Management, Registration or the PlayStation Store you may also receive the site maintenance notification message," they added.

"During the maintenance period you will still be able to Sign In to the Network and continue your gaming session online."
Castle Crashers, God of War: Ghost of Sparta, Age of Zombies and Dead Nation emerged as the victors in the first PlayStation Network Gamers' Choice Awards earlier this month.