Hot Games for Xperia PLAY Launch Rundown

March 30, 2011
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We were reeling when we saw the big fat list of Xperia PLAY optimized games that CNET Asia had prepared a couple of days ago. We were so excited, in fact, that our initial browsing of said list yielded only one overwhelming notion: there aren't that many new things here. How heart-wrenching! Then we got wise. There are some gems in there, starting with the second in a series of Dungeon Defenders.

Take a peek here at a gameplay video of this "Second Wave" version of Dungeon Defenders, and have a freakout party when you see how smooth and excellent it appears to be:

Next have a look at Bruce Lee, a game which, if you've never seen it before, has movements based on an official Bruce Lee student's digitally mapped body whilst fighting. Neato:

Then there's Star Battalion, a game not unlike StarFox 64 (aka the greatest strarfighter game ever created) that'll make full use of your controls (allowing you to use either sets of pads), and will allow you to play multiplayer over Wifi.

For racing there's Asphault 6: Adrenaline, an HD graphics game that'll also allow you to play multiplayer, this one with tracks all around the world, "from LA to Tokyo" - hot speed!

Finally, there's Splinter Cell Conviction - an amazing first-person shooter game you may already be familiar with if you've been following the Splinter Cell series on other platforms. This final video shows off Splinter Cell as well as 9 other games from Gameloft:

Then here's the big list of other games that we're aware of, all of them optimized for Xperia PLAY officially at the launch, these coming to you straight from CNET Asia:

Publisher Title Genre
Angry Mob Games / Unity Guerrilla Bob Shooter
Art in Games / Unityu Air Attack Action and Arcarde
Com2us Games Homerun Battle 3D Sports
Digital Chocolate Millionaire City Social
Digital Chocolate Rollercoaster Rush Social
Digital Chocolate Tower Blocks New York Social
Digital Legends Bruce Lee Fighting
EA Mobile FIFA 10 Sports
EA Mobile Tetris Casual
EA Mobile Sims 3 Simulation
EA Mobile Madden NFL 11 Sports
EA Mobile Need for Speed SHIFT Racing
EA Mobile Worms Casual
Fishlabs Galaxy on Fire 2 Space Shooter
Flying Tiger Toy Raid Strikers Action
GameHouse Doodle Jump Casual
GameHouse South Park Mega Millionaire Casual
GameHouse PlayMan Winder Games Sports
GameLion I Must Run Platform
Gameloft Star Battalion Space Shooter
Gameloft Asphalt 6 Racing
Gameloft Assasins Creed Action Adventure
Gameloft UNo Card
Gameloft Spiderman total Mayhem Action Adventure
Gameloft Real Football 2011 Sports
Gameloft Modern Combat Black Pegasus War
Gameloft Let's Golf 2 Sports
Gameloft Splinter Cell Conviction Shooter
Gameloft Brothers in Arms Global Front Shooter
Gameloft Nova 2 Shooter
Gameloft BackStab Action Adventure
Gamevil ZeNonia RPG
Gamevil ZeNonia 2 RPG
Gamevil Soccer Superstars Sports
Gamevil Baseball Superstarts 2011 Sports
Glu Mobile Gun Bros Shooter
Glu Mobile Super KO Boxing 2 Fighting
Glu Mobile Guitar Hero Warriors of Rock Mobile Music
Glu Mobile Family Guy: Time Warped Platform
Halfbrick Studios Age of Zombies Fighting
Handygames InfeCCt Puzzle
Handygames Guns n Glory Tower Defence
Handygames Super Dynamite Fishing Sports
Handygames Townmen 6 RPG
Handygames Aporkalypse Casual
HyperDevBox Japan Spectral Souls RPG
Jakyl Ground Effects Racing
Jakyl Aftermath Shooter
Luma Arcade / Unity Racer Racing
Namco PAC-MAN Championship Edition Arcade
Namco Ms. PAC-MAN Arcade
Namco PAC-MAN Arcade
Polarbit Wreckless Racing Racing
Polarbit Raging Thunder 2 Racing
Polarbit Armageddon Squadron 1 Flying
Polarbit Wave Blazer Racing
Polarbit Toonwarz Shooter
Polarbit Iron Sight Strategy
SCE Wild Arms RPG
SCE Syphon Filter Shooter
SCE MediEvil Adventure
SCE Rally Cross Racing
SCE Cool Boarders Sports
SCE Destruction Derby Racing
SCE Jumping Flash Platform
SilverTree Media Cordy Platform
Skyvu Battle Bears Action
Storm8 Restaurant Story Casual
Storm8 Bakery Story Casual
Storm8 Farm Story Casual
Trendy Dungeon Definders: Second Wave RPG

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  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_QCNGWNRTB6TMKK57C2DB5N3FCY Lance Drew

    cool! no aside from playing online games i have other options!

  • Guest

    how do u open the apps menu in the landscape view???

  • Guest

    how do u open the apps menu in the landscape view???