Sony has recently announced that they have ditched the licensing fee required for developers looking to publish games on the PlayStation Mobile platform. While this will be good for developers looking to publish games for the PlayStation Vita, this will also include those looking to publish games for Android smartphones and tablets.
Mobile gaming has been the subject of much debate between those who consider themselves "true gamers," mostly because of touchscreen controls. A lot of gamers out there like playing with a keyboard and mouse or a controller and find touchscreen controls to be sub-par when held up to the other methods. Enter GameKlip, which looks to merge the best of both worlds by making your smartphone play nice with a PlayStation 3 SixAxis controller.
launched their brand new service called PlayStation Mobile where users can pick up games on select Android devices. Of course, Vita owners can also grab these titles on their portable gaming system. As of launch, there are around 20 paid titles available through PlayStation Mobile, and we assume that list of titles will grow substantially over time.
Sony is busy making a few announcements that mostly won't effect Android. Some however will, and we have good news for those looking to play classic Playstation games on Android. Sony has just announced that Playstation Mobile (previously Playstation certified) access will be available for ASUS tablets like the powerful Transformer Prime.
Galaxy S III. Today however Sony has just confirmed that their popular Playstation Suite of games will be from here out known as Playstation Mobile, and the first non-Sony brand to get access will be HTC. We've mentioned this in the past but Sony has just confirmed the details.
Playstation Store for Android with some impressive new games. Titles such as Tekken, Toy Story Racer, Toy Story 2 and more are all available right now. You'll need a certified Playstation device like the Tablet S or P to enjoy them, as well as the Xperia Play.
10 Billion Apps promotion. But it's still pretty hard to find an Android device with a quality gaming-focused form factor, with the notable exception of the XPERIA Play. If you're comfortable with handing over money to a fly-by-night Chinese company with... "inspired" design choices, you may be able to get your hands on this here PlayStation Portable look-alike, filled to the brim with gaming goodies.
XPERIA arc [sic] is getting the gaming service, but only in Japan at the moment. The XPERIA acro, a Japan-only smartphone, is also getting updated.