Tag Archive: Play

Google Play Games update to version 1.5, makes it worth using

Google Play Games

View multiplayer invites, see who is playing what, and discover fun new games

Google has pushed out a sizable update for Google Play Games today (yay, Wednesday!) and the changes finally make the app worth using. There are three major changes, and they are ones that I think everyone is going to like.

See invitations for multiplayer games See who’s playing a game Search for something fun to play in Find  [Read More…]

Google Play TV show availability expands to Australia

Google Play TV

Still just four countries in total have access to TV shows through Google Play

Googe Play TV is expanding to just its fourth country worldwide today with the move down under to Australia. The country joins the exclusive company of the United States, United Kingdom and Japan, building on the prior availability of the “movies” side of Google Play previously. Australia now has access to pretty much every portion of Google  [Read More…]

Google Play celebrating its second birthday with special deals, but you might not be able to see them yet

According to a tipster on Reddit from Australia, Google Play is celebrating its second birthday and is offering many apps and other content for either free or at a discount.

I’m based in the U.S. and couldn’t see the deals yet by going to the link below, but when I used the “Hola Better Internet” Chrome extension and changed my region to Australia, I could see the deals without any issues.


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Late night poll: Do you play games on your Android device?

Droid X game mode: ON

Games can be really fun to play on your Android device.  There’s all sorts of them available, from ones for dedicated “gaming” hardware like the Xperia Play, to HD games optimized for tablets.  But Android is good for a lot of things besides games.  Some use their device as the web in their hands, others need a portable e-mail solution, some of us are heavy texters.  Tonight, I’m  [Read More…]

Are You Watching This?! sports app lets you swipe and play games on TV

Are You Watching This?! sports app lets you swipe and play games on TV

RUWT? Sports has released a cool app in the Android Market called Are You Watching This?! The app lets fans always know exactly what’s going on in the  [Read More…]

The one where reptiles and amphibians play Ant Crusher on Android

Youtube link for mobile viewing

The only thing better than that video is the name of the user who uploaded it — “KoreanFrongMania.”

And below, the far more subdued bearded dragon.

Youtube link for mobile viewing

Thanks to everyone who sent these in.


Verizon prepping a 4G LTE Xperia Play?

Xperia Play 4G LTE

Are you a fan of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play, but not so much a fan of it only being a 3G device on Verizon? You might well soon get to have the best of both words, if this internal traning registration is on the level. We’re told the Dec. 12 and Dec. 14 training indeed is for Big Red, and we’ve confirmed with a second source that indeed  [Read More…]

Verizon prepping LTE-capable Xperia Play?


Yesterday we told you about the LG Spectrum, another Android phone headed to Verizon Wireless. Verizon is cranking out Android devices left and right, leading us to ask when they were going to put the brakes on in terms of releases. Rather than slowing down, Verizon seems to be kicking it into high gear and may soon be releasing yet another LTE-capable device in time for the holidays.

The folks over  [Read More…]

FIFA 12 lands on Xperia Play, exclusive until February

Android Central

If a Cristiano Ronaldo-themed dance simulator isn’t your cup of tea, how about a more traditional football game? Today EA and Sony Ericsson have announced that FIFA 12 is now available for the Xperia Play, and will be available on other 2011 Xperia handsets at a later date. What’s more, for a limited time, Xperia Play owners can grab FIFA 12 for free from the phone’s games widget.

EA has gone all  [Read More…]

Madden NFL ’12 now optimized for the Xperia PLAY

Madden '12

If a game of touch football isn’t your normal tradition for after the Thanksgiving meal, here’s an idea: popular EA title Madden NFL ’12 is now optimized for the Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY, and can be downloaded from the Android Market for $ 4.99. If you’ve played Madden on a touchscreen, you’re probably aware that physical controls, while not completely necessary, are certainly the better option. The Xperia PLAY is now available  [Read More…]