We’ve previously seen Shadowgun played on a “TV console” thanks to the help of an Acer Iconia tablet and an Xbox 360 controller, and now some folks have managed take it up a notch by making it run on a Samsung Galaxy S2 (Shadowgun is designed for Tegra devices) with a PlayStation 3 controller wirelessly over Bluetooth. Obviously root access is needed to get it to work, but judging by the demonstration video – the game runs very well on the Galaxy S2 as well. The PS3 controller is a bit buggy over Bluetooth (it sends extra keystrokes for some reason) but it’s something that you can get used to.
In addition to running the game on the S2, the game is also shown running on the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer with a PS3 controller as well. Again, getting it working via USB is effortless, but making it work over Bluetooth will require some configuration as well. But hey – it looks like more people are keen on using Android tablets as a possible replacement for consoles. Check out the demonstration video and head over to the source link for the full instructions on how you can do it yourself:
Thanks to Murray Winiata for the tip!
|Key Specs||Galaxy S2|
|Processor/Soc Name||Exynos 4210, 1.2 GHz|
|Max. Total Storage Capacity||64 GB|
|Battery Capacity (mAh)||1650 mAh|
|Complete product data||Samsung Galaxy S2 Full specs|