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Banned PlayStation Emulator for Android, Now Free and Open Source

Written on April 10, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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If you can't beat them, change the game. ZodTTD shifts PSOne Emulator, PSX4Droid, from the Google market to open source.

When there’s will, there’s a way. And Android app developer “ZodTTD” just gathered enough will power to find a way to provide content for his PSX4Droid followers: go free and open source.

The developer completely pulls out of the Google market, as he puts both the app and the source code online available for download. And he starts off his self-publishing career with a bang with the PSX4Droid version 3.0.

So what’s new with the PSX4Droid version 3.0?

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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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