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Dead Trigger to get a huge new update soon [VIDEO]

Dead Trigger has been out for a relatively short time on the Google Play Store and it is already in line for a brand new update. MadFinger games threw everything at us with this update (yep, that’s even including the kitchen sink). New zombies, new weapons (chainsaw!), new areas to visit (the money-hole AKA a […]

[Update: Xperia only] Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light for Android now available

Everyone’s favorite tomb raider Lara Croft has gotten a place of her own on the Google Play Store. Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light is a 2010 game that was first released on Playstation Network and Xbox Live Marketplace, but it since went mobile and enjoyed a brief stint of exclusivity on iOS. Now […]

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play is NOT getting an Android 4.0 update

Sony has posted an update on its Android 4.0 upgrades. More 2011 devices will start getting their Android 4.0 OTA updates starting next week, and everything is going as planned with the Xperia S,P and U. But there is also some sad news in the same blog post – it seems the team has decided […]

Verizon Xperia Play receives update with great new enhancements

Verizon’s Xperia Play has received a new update that adds a couple of important enhancements, but also adds a bit more bloatware. To start, VZ Navigator and Video On-Demand have been pre-installed. The power button can be held down to take screenshots. The right trigger can be used as a camera button within the camera […]

Original Xperia Play design had additional QWERTY slider, could have been a Nexus

Rumors of a “PlayStation Phone” eventually panned out in the form of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play, but the gaming handset we were left with could have turned out much differently. New information is coming to light from several sources that reveals Google’s desire to launch the phone as an Android 2.3 flagship along with […]

Sony begins Ice Cream Sandwich rollout for 2011 Xperia smartphones, Nordic countries first in line

Several Sony Xperia smartphones are being updated to Ice Cream Sandwich, the start of a new software rollout that will continue into early summer. The Xperia arc S, Xperia neo V, and Xperia ray are the first Sony handset’s to receive Android 4.0 with the update kicking off for owners in Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Finland, […]

SEGA to Preview Virtua Tennis for Android at CES 2012

While CES is mostly known as an event to showcase the latest tech hardware, software makers do make an appearance from time to time. This year SEGA is using their ties to the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play to showcase Virtua Tennis Challenge, and Android version of the popular tennis title. SEGA says the game has […]

Onlive For Android Adds Xperia Play Support – Lets You Game On Your Phone Like A Big Boy

Waking up to my phone today, I noticed there were a gang of apps in the Market with fresh updates ready to be installed. Checking my email, I noticed an actual press release from just such an app update, this time from cloud gaming service Onlive, who wants Android gamers everywhere to know that their […]

Is The Sony Ericsson Xperia Play Receiving A 4G Upgrade?

When I think about the “Top 3 things I would have improved on the Sony Xperia Play,” I can’t say 4G connectivity would have made the cut but then again, I guess any upgrade is a good one. Take this leaked image from a Verizon employee who is to begin training on the “Xperia Play […]

Madden NFL 12 Optimized for Xperia Play

While the Madden games may be good even on touchscreen phones, we imagine they’d be even better on a gamepad. Fortunately for Xperia Play owners, they’ll have a chance to see just how much better it could be as an updated version of the game now supports the phone’s very nice gamepad. Users of the […]

Verizon’s Black Friday Deals Revealed

So you’re wondering what Verizon’s got cooking for the biggest shopping day of the year? According to new evidence by Droid-Life there are some things you might want to take advantage. We’ve got deals on a few of Verizon’s big devices. The Motorola XOOM can be had for $200. While you might opt for something […]

Sony Ericsson Announces Android 2.3.4 Rollout For All Countries – Adds Bonus Features

Back in September, Sony Ericsson announced that they would being rolling out the Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread update to their devices, unfortunately for us here in the states (and other parts of the world), it was only for Nordic countries. Thankfully, today, SE announced that the 2.3.4 update has begun rolling out for the rest of […]

Sony Currently In Discussions To Bring Playstation Suite To Non-Sony Devices

Remember back when Sony said their Playstation Suite would arrive on other non-Sony Android devices sometime in the future? Well, speaking during AsiaD today in Hong Kong, Sony Computer Entertainment chairman Kaz Hirai (damn, that’s a cool name) gave us a little bit of an update on the progress with that. Apparently, the framework is […]

Minecraft Now in the Android Market, Kristen Schaal Wants You to Build her a Palace

As promised, Minecraft Pocket Edition has left its period of Xperia Play exclusivity and launched in the Android Market for all handsets capable of supporting the game. Though Sony Ericsson no longer holds exclusive dibs, they are still issuing a challenge to the Minecraft community to build comedian and Xperia Play spokeswoman Kristen Schaal an […]

Sony Ericsson Supports The Android Modding Community – Helps Developers Build Custom ROMs

Sony Ericsson is well aware of the Android modding community and unlike other OEM’s who try and squash it, they’re doing their part to help support it. Whether it’s creating a custom ROM or modifying the kernel, the Sony Ericsson Developer program is aimed at helping these devs cook up nice and stable custom ROMs […]