118w ago - Recently freelance developer Yifan Lu has released PSXperia, a PC App that converts any PSX game to work on Xperia Play - the PlayStation Certified Sony Ericsson Android mobile smartphone for gamers.
To quote: After two hard weeks of decompiling, reverse engineering, graphing, and coding, I'm proud to announce PSXperia, a set of tools to extract, patch, and repack the Crash Bandicoot game that comes with all Xperia Play phones to use any PSX game (that you legally own).
In addition to allowing you to play any property ripped PSX game, you can also set a custom icon and the game will show up in the phone's Playstation Pocket app, so you can quickly access it when you flip the gamepad out.
I've converted and tested 8 games with this tool and they all run flawlessly, but if things don't work out so smoothly for you, submit your issues to GitHub.
140w ago - SCEE's PSP European Product Manager Adam Grant has officially introduced the Xperia PLAY PlayStation Certified Smartphone today!
To quote: Launching over the next two weeks across many European and Global markets is the Xperia PLAY from Sony Ericsson.
Xperia PLAY is an Android powered smartphone and the first PlayStation Certified device. It is optimised for a gaming experience and featuring dedicated gaming controls, L/R shoulder buttons and the familiar PlayStation symbol action buttons.
As the first PlayStation Certified device it is the first device to be compatible with PlayStation Suite, an initiative we announced in January as a new way to deliver PlayStation quality games on Android based portable devices, be it mobile phones, smartphones or tablet PCs.
Currently, PlayStation Suite content comprises of original PlayStation games and in the future will extend to other content types in order to broaden the PlayStation experience on these devices.
As well as offering access to all the many casual android-based...
148w ago - Yesterday Sony Ericsson officially confirmed Xperia Play, which is arriving on February 13, in a Super Bowl commercial ad video which can be seen below.
To quote from Engadget: Sony Ericsson has finally stopped teasing, winking, and nodding knowingly and has just come clean - the Xperia Play is most definitely real and it'll be one of the first devices announced at this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
We're treated to a date and time, February 13th at 6PM GMT, a pair of full frontal shots of the Gingerbread-running, gamepad-wearing smartphone, and the full version of that creepy ad we saw for it a couple of days back.
Those interested can check out the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play 'Android is Ready to Play' video below!