Ten Minutes of ‘PlayStation Phone’ Gaming (Video)

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The Sony Ericsson “PlayStation phone,” — possibly called the Xperia Play — has probably been the most leaked high-profile device in recent memory (even the iPhone 4 never powered on), and yet we haven’t once seen it engage in its raison d’être, namely gaming. Well thanks to Chinese-language site TGBUS, we’ve now been treated to over ten minutes of this handset getting its game on — although admittedly, its only playing regular Android titles from Gameloft such as Gangstar and Dark Quest, and not the games that are presumably being developed specifically for its Z-System architecture. Still, it’s nice to see the gamepad finally getting utilized, and the ten-page in-depth preview also includes dozens of comparative photos and screenshots of the interface.

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We expect Sony Ericsson to announce this model alongside the Xperia Duo and Xperia Neo at Mobile World Congress in February, following last week’s launch of Xperia Arc — a.k.a. Anzu / X12 — at CES. Leaked specs have the gaming handset sporting a four-inch WVGA display, 1GHz processor plus Adreno 205 GPU, 512MB of RAM, and five-megapixel camera. An April release has been rumored.

Source: TGBUS

Via: GSM Arena

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