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Sony PlayStation Suite Now PlayStation Mobile; HTC On Board

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Jun 4, 2012, 9:55 PM   by Rich Brome   @rbrome

Sony today announced that HTC will be the first third-party manufacturer to offer PlayStation Certified phones capable of running PlayStation Mobile - a service previously called PlayStation Suite - and PlayStation games. Sony was previously the sole maker of PlayStation Certified phones, although plans to include other manufacturers were part of the original PlayStation Suite announcement. PlayStation Mobile is an on-device portal for browsing and purchasing PlayStation games on Android phones certified to meet certain performance requirements.

more info at The Verge »

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MadFatMan

Jun 4, 2012, 11:54 PM

Why Wasnt the Playstation Vita Developed Further Than It Was.

Console manufacturers are losing their flipping minds and bank accounts to the developing trend of mobile gaming.

The Vita could of bridged the gap for Sony. Where the mobile market trend for price of admission for gameplay is $1, $3 & $5 for titles which is a far cry from the $50, $60 & $70 prices of dedicated console gaming.

So, tell me why Sony had to turn to HTC? When they have their own line of mobile hardware portable game systems and Android Smartphones. No knock on HTC as they are a very capable manufacturer of high quality hardware.

i'll tell you what its about. It's about software licensing without the possible loss of hardware. Sony is HUGE about owning the rights to the media be it music, video or software just ask Geo...
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I believe that they are worried about Microsoft's Xbox Live services and game integration of different platforms, via Windows Phone, Xbox 360 and Windows 8 tablet and PC's. Lets not forget about the main idea here, MS is looking to import services on ...
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keithfrombm

Jun 5, 2012, 8:22 AM

Doesn't sway me HTC

After buying the HTC Inspire 4G, and using it for the last year +, I can't imagine buying another HTC phone. The build quality and overall $#!++!~£$$ of this phone puts me off HTC products altogether. My next phone will be Motorola. Probably an Atrix 2, unless they've come out with something better by then for AT&T.
 
 
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