Sony PSOne Games Coming to Android Devices via Playstation Suite!

PS Sony’s new Playstation Suite was not the show stealer at Sony’s press conference in Tokyo (see NGP), but it is still huge news for the mobile industry. Playstation Suite is a software framework that will allow Playstation One games to be ported over to Android devices running Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) later this year. This is not only huge news because it’s awesome, but because it marks the first console maker to port over their own ecosystem to cellphones/tablets (In no small part due to the previous limitations of cellphone/tablet GPUs I’m sure).

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Sony’s PlayStation Phone is real and coming soon!

Folks, what you are looking at is REAL and Sony is building it using Android as the OS. Engadget reports that the phone contains Android 3.0, along with a custom Sony Marketplace which will allow you to purchase and download games designed for the new platform. The device sports 1GHz Qualcomm MSM8655, 512MB of RAM, 1GB of ROM, screen size about 3.7 to 4.1 inches, a long touchpad in the center which is apparently multitouch, and those familiar PlayStation shoulder buttons and best part, no Sony Memory sticks but it does have support for microSD cards.

Head on over to Engadget for more information and pics.