Sony Ericsson has announced that it is joining forces with Tozai Games. The partnership will bring Lode Runner to the Android platform for the first time.
Sony Ericsson has announced a new relationship with Tozai Games, adding to its growing portfolio of partnerships for flagship gaming smartphone Xperia PLAY. Continuing to build upon the Xperia PLAY’s broad catalogue of over 150 optimized titles, the partnership will bring the critically acclaimed console hit and gaming franchise ‚Lode Runner‚ to Android for the first time. From November 2011, it will be available exclusively on Xperia PLAY and other Xperia‚Ñ¢ devices.
Scott K. Tsumura, Co-Founder, Tozai Games: ‚We’re delighted to be launching Lode Runner X on Xperia PLAY ‚ the smartphone’s performance and physical controls add a great new dimension to our title which until now has only been available on traditional games consoles.‚
Colin Williamson, Marketing Manager at Sony Ericsson, South Africa said ‚Xperia PLAY is a unique Android‚Ñ¢ smartphone that sets a new standard in mobile gameplay and we are committed to bringing more exclusive content to the device. Lode Runner is a franchise with great resonance in the gaming community, so we are particularly looking forward to bringing this brand new and exclusive version to Xperia PLAY.‚
Sony Ericsson continues to make Xperia PLAY available to more consumers in more markets around the world. The smartphone will soon go on sale in the US on the AT&T network and on the 14th September, the company announced that Xperia PLAY will launch in Japan with NTT DOCOMO in Autumn 2011.
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