Tag Archive: Play

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

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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.

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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…]

Darren Bent and Kasabian’s Tom Meighan stage real-life football match with Xperia Play

Android Central

Sony Ericsson has joined forced with Aston Villa’s Darren Bent and rock band Kasabian to stage a slightly bizarre (and completely awesome) real-life soccer football match using Xperia Play handsets, location tracking technology and ten real live human beings. The five-a-side match saw England international Bent face off against Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan, with both controlling their teams from on high with specially modified Xperia Plays.

While you probably won’t be able  [Read More…]

Dead On Arrival – Fight off an endless horde of zombies exclusively on your Xperia Play

Dead On Arrival

Zombies, guns, mayham and chaos — what more could you want? Dead On Arrival is the latest game released for the Xperia Play as an exclusive for a limited time and it’s pretty awesome. Featuring top down 3D gameplay, Dead On Arrival uses comic-style cut scenes tell the story of a endless horde of zombies after you but you get an a massive catalog of weapons to blast them to bits  [Read More…]

Eric Schmidt confirms that Google will not play favorites with Motorola


Ever since Google announced its intent to purchase Motorola Mobility, several Android device manufacturers have been a bit uneasy about what this move could mean for their future business. Though statements released by these manufacturers immediately after the acquisition announcement were all relatively positive, these companies are still worried about how Google entering the hardware business will impact them.

In a move to reassure these key Android partners, Google Chairman and  [Read More…]