Date: March 22, 2011
With the PSP on its last legs, Sony's mobile division chose to create an Android phone that featured a slideout control pad reminiscent of the trademark PlayStation controller setup. So in an attempt to grab the attention of the masses and PS fanboys, Sony did what it normal does: call out the competition. Enlisting the services of Flight of the Conchords actress Kristen Schaal, the comedian goes on to berate the iPhone's touchscreen controls and gaming capabilities. End result: the PlayStation-ready smartphone bombed harder than Sony's handheld.