Sony confirms Xperia Play won’t receive Android 4.0

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After careful consideration and feedback, Sony plans to leave the Playstation Phone at Gingerbread.

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Save $100! Buy Sony Tablet P and XPERIA Play for $299 from AT&T

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AT&T, borrowing from the Pantech strategy of bundling, has paired the Sony Tablet P and XPERIA Play in a discounted package for consumers looking to get a smartphone and tablet.  At $100 less than its normal asking price the Tablet P is already a good pickup, however tossing in a ...

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Gnarly dude! Sony and Billabong team for special edition Xperia Active, exclusive content

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Sony Ericsson today announced that they have partnered with Australia’s surfing and sports clothing brand Billabong. Why?  Because they can.  That, and because they want to expand the reach of their smartphone brand to surfers and sporty types.  Starting today, consumer in select markets ...

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Verizon to release LTE-ready Xperia PLAY

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Could a library of 200+ games and 4G LTE support breathe new life into the PlayStation Phone?

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Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY now has 200+ optimized games

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The "PlayStation Phone" hits it stride with a full library of games written for the added hardware buttons.

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Xperia PLAY scores EA SPORTS FIFA 12 as exclusive

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The Sony Ericsson gets yet another exclusive game today as EA Sports brings FIFA 12 to the Xperia PLAY.  Using gameplay optimized specifically for the “Playstation Phone”, players can have the ability to play quick matches, daily challenges, or even get involved in cup tournament. ...

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Xperia PLAY scores Dead on Arrival as exclusive title

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  The Xperia PLAYgets another new exclusive game this week with the arrival (pun) of Dead on Arrival.  Created as a top-down 3D game, players have a bunch of weapons at their disposal to help them fight off the approaching zombies.  If you’ve got one of these Sony Ericsson handsets ...

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Galaxy on Fire 2 is now free for Xperia PLAY

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The popular game Galaxy on Fire 2 has gone free for Xperia PLAY owners, starting now and running through the end of this year.  What’s more, the Valkyrie add-on is now available as exclusive to the device, using in-app purchases.  The add-on runs $4.99 US, picks up directly where the ...

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FIFA 12 Xperia PLAY trailer [VIDEO]

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The latest instalment in EA’s iconic FIFA franchise is coming soon to Android — and exclusively on Xperia™ PLAY… FIFA 12 brings the beautiful game to Xperia™ PLAY. With PlayStation® Certified controls, the mobile football experience has never been more authentic.

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Are You Kristen’s Super Genius Minecraft Wizard?

After months of existing strictly as an Xperia PLAY, Minecraft is expected to be available in the Android Market today for other handsets.  And, coincidentally or not, Sony has released a new YouTube ad today centered around the game.  The clip, Build 4 Kristen, features Kristen Schaal in her ...

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Sony Mulls Buying Out Ericsson to Gain Full Control on Mobile Front

Sony Ericsson, the joint mobile venture formed between Sony Corp. and Telefon AB L.M. back in 2001 may be nearing its final days. No, not because of lagging phone sales or a lack of direction. Instead, the word on the streets is that Sony wants to buy out the other half in an effort to... Read More

Watch Sony Ericsson’s New Ads for Xperia PLAY [VIDEO]

Sony Ericsson has thrown four new ads online today which extol the virtues of their Xperia PLAY handset. Okay, not really.  One features Esteban, a sewer worker who loves his phone but isn’t a fan of some of the emails and calls he receives.  Another one deals with a guy who wants to use ...

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Sony Computer Entertainment to Offer SDK for PlayStation Suite

Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. announced late tonight that it will begin offering software development kits (SDK) for their PlayStation Suite beginning in November. Called “PlayStation Suite SDK” (duh) it will help developers create content for PlayStation Certified (PS Certified) ...

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AT&T Set to Offer $49.99 Xperia PLAY 4G on September 18

AT&T is set to finally offer the Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play later this month, putting the phone on sale at $49.99 with two-year service agreements.  Tapping their iteration with a subtle name change, Ma Bell has decided that XPERIA Play 4G is a more moniker.  Like its Verizon counterpart the ...

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Verizon Xperia Play Now on “Back to School” Sale

Back in May, Verizon officially launched the Xperia Play and the era of the PlayStation Phone was upon us.  Fast forward two months and now Verizon has slashed the price of handset to $99 with  contract.  Verizon is offering the deal as part of a “Back to School”, designed for ...

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