Sony Entertainment has made a name for itself over the years for a lot of things, be it games (remember Twisted Metal, anyone?), gaming consoles, motion pictures, and lately, mobile phones. When the entertainment giant partnered with Ericsson to form Sony Ericsson, they introduced the world to a whole new dimension of feature phones with their Walkman lineup. Then, they were also the first ones to introduce a 12 megapixel shooter in a smartphone (if you can call Symbian that) with their Satio. Lately, since the company has become Sony Mobile, they’ve produced some top of the line devices with their Xperia series, and even took a bold attempt at merging smartphone with PlayStation gaming console with the Xperia Play.
PlayStation Mobile has just been released for Android, but as often the case with Sony, only certified devices have been able to enjoy the new app. Owners of the company's own branded smartphones and tablets - as well as some HTC One handsets - can download and begin using PlayStation Mobile, but for the tens of millions of PlayStation users and PlayStation Mobile fans not running one of those select few Android devices, a solution is at hand - providing you're rooted.
Sony once dominated the gaming market with an iron fist, but has lost its way somewhat, and with the PS Vita not managing to be the rousing success the company will have hoped, maybe cross-platform PlayStation Mobile service will fare better.