Sony Ericsson has showed a selection of 150 games optimised for Xperia Play at Gamescom (a gaming event) in Cologne, Germany. Among the new titles include games of Gameloft, EA’s Need for Speed Hot Pursuit and Dead Space, and the Android Polarbit’s driving game – Reckless Getaway.
Sony Ericsson’s new developer programme “Stand Out” is also starting to bring content to Xperia Play.
“With new games coming to the ecosystem on a daily basis, Xperia Play is redefining smartphone gaming. Xperia Play is in a whole new category, a unique platform that allows major publishers and independent studios alike to push the boundaries of smartphone gaming and reach new audiences,” said Tim Harrison, head of content and marketing strategy for Sony Ericsson.
Some of the Xperia Play Android titles showcased this week include Dead Space, Need For Speed Hot Pursuit and FIFA12 by EA, Reckless Getaway, Reckless Racing 2 and Tanks by Polarbit, Let’s Golf 3 by Gameloft, Townsmen 6, Guns & Glory WW2 and Clouds and Sheep by HandyGame.
They Need To Be Fed by YoYo Games, Lame Castle by Be-Rad Entertainment, Hyperlight by Catfishblues Games, Diversion and Crazy Snowboard by Ezone, Gibs & Gore Micronytes, Protoxide and Battle Boats 3D by Herocraft were also in the show. All these titles will be available for Xperia Play users in the Android market in some time.
There are more games to be downloaded including EVAC HD and Radient HD by Hexage, PewPew 2 by Jean-Francois Geyelin, Stellar Escape by Orange Agenda and Jumpy, INC and Meganoid by Orange Pixel
There are more like the Death Worm by PlayCreek LLC, No Gravity by Real Tech VR, Crusade of Destiny by Divide Arts, Desert Winds by Southend Interactive.
Sony Ericsson has also added a new functionality which allows users to recommend games using Facebook inside Xperia. This will also allow users to share top scores or favourite gaming moments by uploading a screenshot from any game to Facebook.
Gamescom will be taking place from August 17 to 21, so we will have more information coming from there are we will keep passing it to.