For those looking to get your hands on a "PlayStation Phone", you'll love this news. The Sony Ericsson Xperia Play AKA the PlayStation Phone, will be coming out May 26th (next week) in the US for $200 (with 2 year commitment) on the Verizon network. The PlayStation Phone will come loaded with seven games like Madden NFL 11 (EA Sports), Bruce Lee Dragon Warrior (Digital Legends), Asphalt 6: Adrenaline (Gameloft), The Sims 3 (EA), Star Battalion (Gameloft), Crash Bandicoot (Sony PlayStation), and Tetris (EA).
Anyone planning to get it?
Most systems only launch with a small handful of titles, for example the Nintendo 3DS only launched with only 16 titles. As you can see it's quite unusual to see a handheld come out with a launch list of over 60 games. The folks over at Sony Ericsson have announced that the Xperia Play, aka the PlayStation Phone, will indeed launch with 60+ titles. Some top titles to watch are:
Check out the press release below for the entire list of titles...
Despite legal woes, Amazon has launched their Android 'App Store' becoming the exclusive carrier for Angry Birds Rio for the Android platform. Angry Birds Rio is currently free for today only as a promotion to help promote Amazon's new 'App Store' and the upcoming movie by the same name. According to the main site, Amazon will give a free paid app away each day so keep checking back. (amazon.com/appstore)
In terms of the legal woes, last Friday Apple had files a trademark infringement suit against Amazon due to the name of their app store.
At Mobile World Congress, it was just announced that the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play (PlayStation Phone) will be coming out on the Verizon network in March. No specific date was given, but this is more than we knew before.
Sony also just released a bunch of new videos for the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play with some showing games being played on it. Check it:
Here is the commercial for the Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY. You know...the PlayStation Phone. We should be hearing even more details about the phone next week during Mobile World Congress.
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