PSX emulator axed from Android Market, Xperia Play FTW!

  • The app allowed nostalgic gamers to play classic (original) Playstation titles on their Android-powered smartphones.

    According to PSX4Droid developer "Zodttd," the emulator was officially axed without warning due to a "Content Policy violation.”

    However, Zodttd speculates the deletion had more to do with Sony’s upcoming launch of its long-awaited Playstation Phone.

    “Sony's Xperia Play must be coming soon," he tweeted.

    "The timing is suspicious with no remedy."

    Sure, it is kind of annoying that Google went and removed the emulator, because there are a good number of gamers out there who genuinely enjoyed playing old PSX titles on their shiny new Android smartphones.

    Then again, the real thing and more will be coming soon enough, when Sony's Xperia Play hits the street.

    In the meantime, check out the comprehensive list of Xperia Play games below - which was recently compiled by CNET Asia.

    It should be more than enough to keep Playstation fans from jonesing.

    Hey, and if you still want more, there is always the NGP for the more hardcore amongst us.

    So, let the emulator go, I say, and make way for some new hardware and games!

    Angry Mob Games / UnityGuerrilla BobShooter
    Art in Games / UnityuAir AttackAction and Arcarde
    Com2us GamesHomerun Battle 3DSports
    Digital ChocolateMillionaire CitySocial
    Digital ChocolateRollercoaster RushSocial
    Digital ChocolateTower Blocks New YorkSocial
    Digital LegendsBruce LeeFighting
    EA MobileFIFA 10Sports
    EA MobileTetrisCasual
    EA MobileSims 3Simulation
    EA MobileMadden NFL 11Sports
    EA MobileNeed for Speed SHIFTRacing
    EA MobileWormsCasual
    FishlabsGalaxy on Fire 2Space Shooter
    Flying TigerToy Raid StrikersAction
    GameHouseDoodle JumpCasual
    GameHouseSouth Park Mega MillionaireCasual
    GameHousePlayMan Winder GamesSports
    GameLionI Must RunPlatform
    GameloftStar BattalionSpace Shooter
    GameloftAsphalt 6Racing
    GameloftAssasins CreedAction Adventure
    GameloftSpiderman total MayhemAction Adventure
    GameloftReal Football 2011Sports
    GameloftModern Combat Black PegasusWar
    GameloftLet's Golf 2Sports
    GameloftSplinter Cell ConvictionShooter
    GameloftBrothers in Arms Global FrontShooter
    GameloftNova 2Shooter
    GameloftBackStabAction Adventure
    GamevilZeNonia 2RPG
    GamevilSoccer SuperstarsSports
    GamevilBaseball Superstarts 2011Sports
    Glu MobileGun BrosShooter
    Glu MobileSuper KO Boxing 2Fighting
    Glu MobileGuitar Hero Warriors of Rock MobileMusic
    Glu MobileFamily Guy: Time WarpedPlatform
    Halfbrick StudiosAge of ZombiesFighting
    HandygamesGuns n GloryTower Defence
    HandygamesSuper Dynamite FishingSports
    HandygamesTownmen 6RPG
    HyperDevBox JapanSpectral SoulsRPG
    JakylGround EffectsRacing
    Luma Arcade / UnityRacerRacing
    NamcoPAC-MAN Championship EditionArcade
    NamcoMs. PAC-MANArcade
    PolarbitWreckless RacingRacing
    PolarbitRaging Thunder 2Racing
    PolarbitArmageddon Squadron 1Flying
    PolarbitWave BlazerRacing
    PolarbitIron SightStrategy
    SCEWild ArmsRPG
    SCESyphon FilterShooter
    SCERally CrossRacing
    SCECool BoardersSports
    SCEDestruction DerbyRacing
    SCEJumping FlashPlatform
    SilverTree MediaCordyPlatform
    SkyvuBattle BearsAction
    Storm8Restaurant StoryCasual
    Storm8Bakery StoryCasual
    Storm8Farm StoryCasual
    TrendyDungeon Definders: Second WaveRPG