Nostalgic PS1 games are found running on the PlayStation Phone

Nostalgic PS1 games are found running on the PlayStation Phone
When it comes to gaming, hardcore gamers are more than likely to still side with their usual set of portable consoles as opposed to making the complete switch to a smartphone. However, Sony Ericsson's PlayStation Phone has been in the spotlight of late showcasing the endless possibilities that hardcore gamers can experience with this upcoming Android powered smartphone.

In yet the latest look at the handset, we find the XPERIA Play branded device being equipped at playing some nostalgic original PlayStation games that some of us have long forgotten. Specifically, the recent video clip of the device shows that an app called ROM Buddy that's loaded and provides the ability to play some of Sony's original PlayStation titles – such as Resident Evil 2 and Ridge Racer.

Granted that we're seen an app offering this functionality right now, it's hard to gauge whether or not it'll be something available on the actual final product. However, it'd be almost unlikely to find Sony Ericsson to offer something like this from the onset. Nevertheless, we'd imagine that the hacking community will get their work on to have a variety of emulators ready for its arrival. And in any event, it just goes to show that the PlayStation Phone means serious business when it comes to playing video games.

via SlashGear

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Xperia PLAY
  • Display 4.0 inches
    854 x 480 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP (Single camera)
    front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon S2, 0.5GB RAM
  • Storage 0.4GB, microSDHC
  • Battery 1500 mAh
  • OS Android 2.3.3

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