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PlayStation Emulator for Android Removed, Dev Blames Sony Xperia Play

Written on March 31, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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Google switches God-mode on and removes popular PSOne emulator, PSX4Droid from the Android App Market.

With Sony Ericsson’s PlayStation Phone – the Sony Xperia Play – brewing around the corner (or that’s what we would love to believe), Google just turned God-mode as it abruptly pulls the plug on the popular PSOne emulator for the Android OS, the PSX4Droid. The app has been removed from the Android Market without giving any prior notification to its developer, “zodttd.”

Could the perpetrator behind this fiasco truly be the Sony Xperia Play? Or is it another push from Google after several complaints about their copyright policies? Perhaps both.

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