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.
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.
PlayStation Store, and Tablet S owners can download them now. Prices start at a reasonable $5.99 a pop.
to a Rube Goldberg-style machine and hardly telling us anything at all. Happily a brief demo of the Android Honeycomb prototypes in Munich this week has been more elucidating; while Sony still isn't saying much about final specs or software, at least Golem got to briefly play with the slates. The S1's 9.7-inch display, folded-magazine style tapered form factor and light, 600g weight met with approval, the wedge shape make for something easy to hold. Sony apparently had Crash Bandicoot running on the tablet, with the on-screen PlayStation controls straightforward to use. The company is still generally quiet, but has apparently confirmed PlayStation Suite compatibility. As for the S2, that's a lot more compact than we initially expected - the clamshell form-factor hiding its dual 5.5-inch touchscreens well - and does a decent job of minimizing the gap between the two panels. Sony hasn't confirmed pricing or availability, but previous leaks have suggested a September launch in Europe which could well mean an IFA 2011 official reveal. [youtube nGyynWokrpA] [via SlashGear]