Google's Android Robot Goes Under a Gross Surgery for the PSP Phone

The cute and cuddly green Android Robot isn't supposed to go through torture like this. In a commercial for the Xperia Play, the PSP Phone, the adorable robot gets human thumbs sewn onto him in a seedy back alley. Gross. » 2/03/11 4:59pm 2/03/11 4:59pm

Watch the PlayStation Phone Actually Play Games

Oh, hello there, PlayStation Phone! Here's the clearest video yet of Sony's mobile gaming messiah living out its main purpose: playing Biohazard 2 and Rage Racer. Get some. » 1/10/11 9:54am 1/10/11 9:54am

Live or Die? PlayStation Phone

We've wanted a PlayStation Phone for a long time. Before there was an iPhone or Windows Phone. Now it's real, finally, running Android 3.0 with a multitouch trackpad for joysticks. But in today's world, should it live or die? » 10/27/10 2:39pm 10/27/10 2:39pm

Sony's Mythical PSPad a Combination of the iPad and PlayStation

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Sony's gearing up to take on Apple this year, with the long-awaited PSP phone and a netbook/eBook reader/PSP hybrid to fight the iPad. » 3/04/10 11:58am 3/04/10 11:58am

Nikkei Reports Sony Is Working On Famed PlayStation Phone

Nikkei, one of the largest media conglomerates in Japan, is reporting that Sony has been working on a combination cellphone/game system for nearly a year. It's a rumor we've been hearing for years, so what's different this time? » 6/27/09 6:30pm 6/27/09 6:30pm

The PlayStation Phone Was Blocked by Sony?

In one of those moments when you realize Sony is indeed a Jupiter-sized, 5000-tentacled robot, it appears that Sony may have refused to let Sony Ericsson use PlayStation branding for their phones. » 1/16/09 9:00am 1/16/09 9:00am

The PSP Phone is Bulkier than We'd Imagined

Ummm...Sony...when we asked for a PSP phone » 8/08/08 11:45am 8/08/08 11:45am, this isn't what we had in mind. Actually, forget what we just said. Because in this mod, the phone itself just takes the place of the UMD drive, which is totally fine with us. [ via ]

Sony Touchscreen Gaming Patent is Looking iPhone-ish

The image pretty much says it all, but Sony appears to be working on a gaming device that is all screen and all play. The touchscreen gadget in the patent would have haptic feedback, accelerometers, a microphone, and internet capabilities. Not sure how this fits in with the PSP phone rumors, but its interesting… » 7/01/08 10:50am 7/01/08 10:50am

Is Sony Ditching Ericsson For a PlayStation Branded Phone?

According to Marketing Week, Sony may be considering launching a PlayStation branded phone by Christmas 2009. Naturally that would raise some questions about the health of their relationship with Swedish mobile company Ericsson. The report goes on to say that Sony is leaning towards modifying the PSP to incorporate a… » 6/25/08 5:35pm 6/25/08 5:35pm

Sony Ericsson F305 Phone With Motion Gaming First Impressions (Verdict:…

The Sony Ericsson F305 gaming phone went official today, and the guys at Crave Asia fired off a few first impressions after spending some hands-on time with it. They claim that the screen on the F305 is way too small and the device itself is excessively slippery-which doesn't mesh well with the motion controls. All in… » 6/17/08 6:00pm 6/17/08 6:00pm

Sony Ericsson F305 Motion Gaming Phone is "Fun and Entertainment"

The Sony Ericsson F305 motion gaming phone leaked this weekend is now official, making for the start of this F-line of "fun and entertainment" phones. The phone's got a 2.0-inch screen, O and X gaming buttons, a dedicated PlayStation button (to bring up games), quad-band EDGE, 8 hours of gameplay, an optional Power… » 6/17/08 11:23am 6/17/08 11:23am

Sony Ericsson F305 Has Wiimote-Like Motion Gaming, May Be PSP Phone?

This leaked Sony Ericsson's F305 phone is notable for a couple reasons. One, it's their first motion gaming phone under the F-line (there've been one or two here and there for various other phones), which makes us and The Unofficial Sony Ericsson Blog think that it the series stands for "Fun". Two, it's got… » 6/15/08 10:59am 6/15/08 10:59am

The PlayStation Phone Patent

We've heard rumblings about a PlayStation (or PlayStation Portable) Phone by Sony Ericsson for some time now, but this is the first time that we've actually seen what one might look like. Filed back in 2006, this patent application features a touchscreen with haptic feedback (yeah, like the iPhone) that can transform… » 3/07/08 9:21am 3/07/08 9:21am

Sony Magazine Says PSP Phone Could Come As Early As February? Really?

It's not exactly a secret that Sony/Sony Ericsson's making a cellphone that has PSP features in it. Hell, even the Sony Ericsson gaming boss says that a PlayStation-branded phone is coming some time. Sony Magazine's putting an updated timeline on the project, saying that there are "suggestions that it could be in the… » 2/15/08 4:30pm 2/15/08 4:30pm

PS3 to Hook Up With Your Cellphone

The Remote Play functionality on the PS3/PSP is great, but Sony intends to extensively develop the feature set for broader external connectivity. Sony's CEO, Sir Howard Stringer, appeared in Tokyo and detailed how Sony intends to push the ever-booming success of the PS3. It is Sony's vision that the PS3 will… » 12/16/07 8:00pm 12/16/07 8:00pm

Sony Ericsson Shows Off its PSP Phone Design

If anyone's capable of making a gaming phone (worth buying), I'd put my money on Sony Ericsson. Their recent patent shows the blueprints for what looks like a PSP phone. What sets this phone apart from other attempts is that it packs game-friendly buttons (no more having to use your phone's tiny number pad) and a… » 6/01/07 8:23am 6/01/07 8:23am

What Would a Sony Ericsson PSP Phone Be Like?

Why is it that everyone is expecting non-phone devices to come out with phone iterations? I mean, yeah, the iPhone rumor ended up coming true, but does that really mean we want to deal with Zune Phone, PSP Phone, and Google Phone rumors for the next year? Aren't you people ever satisfied?! » 4/11/07 5:50pm 4/11/07 5:50pm