Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Secrets of the PlayStation Phone

Is Sony-Ericsson developing a video game/cell phone hybrid? It seems that way as this newly discovered patent image suggests. The image describes a cell phone with a strong emphasis on portable gaming and multi-media applications. The intent of the device is to make cellular based gaming easier to control.

Now a greater question has arisen. Will the new phone bear the famous "PlayStation" brand name? And will it ultimately compete with, and possibly replace, the current PlayStation Portable?

A curious sequence of events coupled with the release of this newly filed patent has raised suspicion on the part of many. Lets explore this sequence of events and the media coverage that followed.

Our next feature:

In the begining...

"Sony Ericsson files PSP-esque gaming phone patent."