As previously rumoured, Sony has purchased Ericsson's 50 percent stake in Sony Ericsson, giving the PlayStation platform holder full control over the mobile unit
Sony swooped in with a deal worth 1.05 billion (or $1.45 billion). So a real hunk of change, then. "We can more rapidly and more widely offer consumers smartphones, laptops, tablets and televisions that seamlessly connect with one..
SilverTree Media's whimsical dream-scape title, Sleepy Jack, is out now and exclusive to the Xperia Play handset for one month, Sony Ericsson has announced
There's more information via the Android Marketplace. We've included a trailer after the jump.
If you own an Xperia Play then you're in luck
Sony and EA's teamed up to give a way a collection of compatible games for free, including: Battlefield: Bad Company 2, Dead Space, Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit and Need For Speed: Shift. The titles can be claimed by following the instructions through here. You've got until January 15th 2012 to grab the freebies.
Not strictly gaming related this one, but interesting none-the-less
According to a Wall Street Journal report, Sony is planning to buyout Ericsson from its joint mobile venture. The move — which would cost between $1.3 and $1.7 billion — would see Sony take sole control of the business, allowing the company to better integrate its smartphone operation with its gaming, PC and tablet computer..
PlayStation Network favourite -- Lara Croft & The Guardian Of Light -- is headed exclusively to the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play this November, Square Enix has announced
It will be followed by a variety of other unannounced content from the publisher. This is just the start of what we plan to do together, Ben Cusack, head of mobile development for Square Enix Europe said. But right now, we..
Mojang Studios has announced that its indie-hit, Minecraft, will launch exclusively on Sony Ericsson's Xperia Play before any other Android-powered devices
Whoever's responsible for sealing that deal deserves a pay-raise. The Xperia Play version of the PC cult-indie hit will feature customised controls tailored for the Xperia Play's PlayStation controller layout. Mojang was also keen to stress that..
Contrary to popular belief, AR in video games did not start with the Nintendo 3DS
We know Nintendo fans like to believe their favourite video game manufacturer is responsible for every invention in the video game space, but on this occasion they are wrong [ooooh, sick burn - Ed]. Sony, in fact, has been dabbling with AR for years. Overnight the company announced SmartAR, a technology that's..
Sony Ericsson has said it has "no concerns" regarding the relatively low sales of PSone classics on its Xperia Play mobile-phone device, despite most games selling fewer than 500 copies
I think theres an awareness thing for people that are getting their hands on the device and where they are choosing to purchase games, market development...
Sony Ericsson's "PlayStation-certified" Android phone, the Xperia Play, seems to be everywhere we look
But behind-the-scenes, things are looking less rosy for the device which is due to launch tomorrow. The mobile manufacturers told VG247 that "freight issues" are set to impact the number of units available at launch, causing Vodafone to pull out overnight. We can confirm that the..
Sony Ericsson's confirmed it will launch the Xperia Play in Britain before the month's out, cutting things fine with a March 31st release date
The firm told MCV that the mobile-phone-coming-handheld-games-device will launch with six titles: Crash Bandicoot, FIFA '10 [apparently not '11 - Ed], Bruce Lee Dragon Warriors, Star Battalion, Tetris, and The Sims 3. Over 50 games will be made available via..
Gameloft -- the makers of mobile phone games that look like games you like -- have pledged their support to Sony Ericsson's upcoming Xperia Play device in a big way
The PlayStation-certified unit will get 10 launch titles from the French developer, including: Assassin's Creed, Modern Combat: Black Pegasus, Brothers In Arms and Let's Golf! 2. Two of Gameloft's other titles, Star Battalion and..
There's no better platform for promoting a product in North America than the Superbowl
We don't know what it's like in other parts of the world, but here in Britain most people hit the channel changing button when the commercials start up. Judging by years of online anecdotal evidence, that's when Americans start to take interest in the Superbowl. Y'know, the "biggest sporting" event in..
Sony's well known for suffering some infamous leaks, but the Xperia Play (or "PlayStation Phone") is in a whole different league
The device has yet to be announced, but we still know pretty much everything about it. Now we have a commercial courtesy of Norwegian site, Droidnytt. The advert, posted here on Youtube, shows the Android mascot being given a pair of thumbs. It's all a bit gross but it..
The Sony Ericsson Xperia Play (not PlayStation Phone) has been leaking all over the 'net since Christmas
Some factory workers swiped the still unannounced device off the production line or something. Now Engadget's got their hands on the unit too, and have spent the last week or so scrutinising every element of the gizmo. Remember, it's still unannounced. The site details everything from..
More sites have acquired shots of the PlayStation powered Sony Ericsson Xperia phone
Remember, Sony still hasn't even acknowledged this thing exists. The longer this thing goes on though (and uninformed blogs continue to type the words "ZOMGZ PlayStation Phone...") the more damage this does. Either block up the leak Sony, or announce the thing already.</em>
It seems you really can't quell a good leak when it gathers steam; the (still
) yet-to-be-announced Sony Ericsson phone with PlayStation features has been blown out overnight due to a manufacturing leak in Asia. Chinese website IT168 has the scoop, with Engadget reproducing the details in a language we actually understand. Well, kinda anyway. Though...
Looks like we're on the cusp of an announcement
Sony Ericsson's PlayStation Phone Xperia Play appears to be leaking out of production factories and the results are somewhat pleasing. The Android powered mobile phone (plus game device) has a chunky but attractive format, with the PSPgo's design being a clear influence for the device's slide out control panel. We're still not convinced by those..
Grainy videos are a thing of the past apparently, as Engadget's released a video demonstration of the yet-to-be-announced PlayStation Phone
The PlayStation Phone, which probably won't carry the PS branding at all when it inevitably launches, is set to be less than a week away from a big unveiling. We'll have to wait and see, won't we? <object id="viddler"..
According to a report on French website Nowhereelse
fr</a>, Sony Ericsson is to announce the oft-touted "PlayStation Phone" on December 9th. The site touts an invitation to the "most anticipated event of the past 10 years". Other popular websites have corroborated the story. MobileCrunch in particular has some juicy tid-bits on the new device, explaining that it carries a..
Sony Ericsson's CEO Bert Nordberg has virtually confirmed the existence of the long rumoured PlayStation Phone, though it's sounding more and more likely to us that the so called "PSPhone" will be more a "phone that plays good games," rather than an SCE branded product
Nordberg told the Wall Street Journal: Theres a lot of smoke, and I tell you there must be a fire somewhere. Sony has an..
Tech-site Engadget's got wind of word from some "trusted sources" that Sony's actively developing a PlayStation branded phone
PlayStation Phone rumours have been on the cards since the PSP's inception — but these suggestions would play into a report posted by the Wall Street Journal earlier in the year. According to Engadget's sources, the device is supposed to have a "landscape slider"..