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Gametel Bluetooth Android controller gets a hands-on

Options for traditional game controls for Android have been somewhat limited so far. If you don't have an XPERIA Play, you can use Bluetooth mods like a Wii Remote. If you've got an original DROID or a similar QWERTY phony you can try a Game Gripper. But Gametel's Android-specific controller looks to be the first self-contained game controller designed for Android, and Tech Radar got their digits on it for a quick hands-on.

PSX4Droid returns to the Android Market with a new developer

Classic emulation keeps coming back again and again on Android, despite Google's attempts to forestall it. PSX4Droid, a PlayStation One emulator originally banned from the Android Market back in March of this year, is now once again available. The app comes form a new developer, "SnootyKing", who has been working on the app since it went open-source after the initial ban. You can buy it now for $4.99 USD.

Snes9x EX is the latest emulator fatality in the Android Market

Another one bites the dust. Popular Super Nintendo Entertainment System emulator Snes9x EX is no longer available on the Android Market after Google pulled the listing. Formerly the emulator was one of the better remaining options for nostalgic gamers looking for their 16-bit fix on the go. The app is the latest in a long line of classic console emulators to get the boot. The developer was given no explanation.

BlueStacks App Player brings your Android apps to Windows

Have you ever used a particularly great app and thought, wow, I wish I had this on my computer? No? Well, now you can anyway. Kidding aside, the applications for the new BlueStacks App Player are pretty enormous: more than a simple Android emulator, it allows just about any Android app to run full-screen on a Windows computer. Even more compelling, users can sync selected apps between their computer and their phone or tablet.

BBC Micro emulator Beebdroid beta available now

Those of you with a penchant for old computers or video game consoles know that Android makes a great emulation platform. Now you can add the BBC Micro to the list of supported virtual systems. Developer Little Fluffy Toys, Ltd has released the first publicly available version of Beebdroid as a side-load app, with an Android Market release expected sometime in the future.

Google pulls Yong Zhang game emulator apps from Android Market, suspends dev account

If you are a fan of emulator apps on your Android device Google has taken a heavy hand to the apps recently. You might recognize the emulators Nesoid, Snesoid, N64oid, and Gameboid developed by Yong Zhang with the account name Yongzh. Apparently, Google has axed that developer account and pulled all of the emulators from the Android Market. We don’t know right now what prompted the emulators to get pulled.

PSX4Droid Playstation Emulator now is free for all, and open source

PSX4Droid is a very popular Playstation emulator that was in the Android Market, that is right up until the Xperia Play launched then out of no where Google pulled the app for violating content policies. You can read more about that here. We aren't sure if they just finally pulled the trigger to pull the app, or if Sony and their exciting Xperia Play had a role in that.

SEGA Dreamcast Emulator Coming Soon To Android

Gaming is becoming more and more popular on not only Android devices, but mobile devices as a whole. With this growth, experienced gamers are looking for ways to bring back the memories of some of their favorite titles all the way back to the NES. Now Android users will be getting the option to play some of their previous favorites with a SEGA Dreamcast emulator which is nearing release.
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