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Vita To All The Haters: How Do Ya Like Me Now, Bitch?

Although it remains to be seen if all this great news will result in a serious uptick in sales, I don't think there's any doubt that the PlayStation Vita has some serious momentum going after an unbelievable Gamescom.

All we've seen throughout the summer are articles predicting the Vita's doom, articles desperately calling for a price cut, and complainers and skeptics in every forum and community around the Internet. And admittedly, not much has come out for Sony's new portable after a really solid launch. We need the software and oh yeah, we need support for all our favorite PS1 classics, too.

Well, we're getting that very soon and the system is really coming with the software. Not only are we looking at super huge titles like Assassin's Creed III: Liberation and Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified, we'll be receiving highly imaginative and innovative titles like Tearaway, which is in development at LittleBigPlanet developer Media Molecule. And did we forget about the newly revealed Killzone: Mercenary?

As if that wasn't enough, Sony will be pushing the Vita like crazy with that Cross Buy promotion, which is a fantastic deal no matter how you slice it. In the Vita, Sony appears to be focusing on their strengths (first-party work) while still catering to the mainstream masses by offering hugely popular names in Call of Duty and Assassin's Creed. Of course, we have to assume these games will be pretty damn amazing; if they're not, the plan backfires. Still, based on the potential we've seen from the Vita thus far, we'll take the leap and make that assumption.

We're just wondering what the haters will come up with now...we're sure there's something else to complain about. The price? Probably. Well, just keep complaining, because it really won't matter to all the happy Vita owners out there.

Tags: vita, playstation vita, vita games, sony

8/14/2012 9:28:52 PM Ben Dutka

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Comments (67 posts)

Jawknee
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 @ 9:56:06 PM
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LOL! Love it!

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Ludicrous_Liam
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 5:03:53 AM

I think the title was written by Dave Chappelle :P

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WorldEndsWithMe
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 @ 10:10:35 PM
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I think all of that will help to bring in sales but we might not see them until the holidays are truly upon us.

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ekauq
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 @ 10:17:28 PM
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Remote Play?...ever?

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MyWorstNightmar
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 @ 11:29:45 PM

Sadly, probably not. I don't think Sony ever said it would be a feature. We just logically assumed it was coming because they showed us what it was capable of.

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Jawknee
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 2:05:25 AM

It can be done if older ps3 fermware is hacked. Wouldn't that mean it is possible and Sony is holding out a little it on this?

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SmokeyPSD
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 5:19:10 AM

I don't see why we should give up at all. It's obvious that things need to be on the ps3 side now and that's it. They just need to get it done.

Even the control scheme of type 3 is in place when you remote play now of binding L2/R2 and analog nub buttons to the rear touch panel.

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telly
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 9:54:14 AM

Want this SO BAD, but I have to think technical difficulties are holding it up. Remote play would be such a system seller, why else would they hold off on it? Just my opinion, but I'm not sure what else the hold up could be.

I'm 99 percent sure Sony announced remote play last winter. I distinctly remember watching an IGN news video on the subject.

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Neo_Aeon666
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 1:17:32 PM

Yeah this feature was advertised. Sony was pushing big on it. We even had commercials with it.

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Looking Glass
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 @ 10:29:40 PM
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Well some guy on Gamasutra just a short while ago claimed that the games revealed at Gamescom won't help the Vita "move major hardware". Although he didn't really give any argument or explanation for this claim or provide any evidence. He also more or less said the same about the cross buy initiative again without really providing any argument or evidence to back up that claim.

A look at this guy's past posts really gives the strong impression that he's a biased Nintendo supporter.

It's unfortunate but it seems that there are some people who are just never going to give Sony a break no matter what they do. That's bias for you.

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Beamboom
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 2:57:38 AM

I don't think anyone should be given a break. It's the job of the press not to. :)

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Looking Glass
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 6:10:32 AM

I don't really know what you're talking about or what exactly the press has to do with some guy's post on some blog but I'll rephrase anyway.

It seems that some people are never going to give Sony credit or even the benefit of the doubt no matter what they do.

Or to put it more bluntly the haters are still going to hate, the doubters are still going to doubt, and the naysayers are still going to say nay.

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Beamboom
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 8:35:06 AM

Ah sorry I thought you referred to the same guys as Ben in this article, ergo the gaming press.

Bloggers? Why bother with bloggers... They are as important as any given poster on a forum.

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Axe99
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 5:43:41 PM

@ Beam - I agree people shouldn't be given a break, but the hit-centric, ADHD focus of modern media means that facts are skewed (on many, many issues - gaming's really a sideshow here) leading to people making sub-optimal decisions about their lives, meaning people are less happy and wealthy because of the torrid state of the mainstream media, at least in the English-speaking world.

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Temjin001
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 @ 10:37:03 PM
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I don't think it's just Vita making a nice showing. It's also Sony's continued commitment to PS3. I mean heck, it would seem MS has TOTALLY given up on producing anything worthwhile for people who aren't idiots outside of Halo and Forza. It's crazy how polarized the two biggest competing platforms have become. Seems like entirely different audiences anymore.

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 @ 10:42:28 PM

I think MS knows there's no point in supporting such ancient technology anymore. ;)

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Looking Glass
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 @ 10:45:08 PM

Well there is mounting evidence that Microsoft is becoming less interested in gaming in general.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 @ 10:55:17 PM

I hope that's true Looking Glass, I'd love to see them leave the scene and open a slot.

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Phoenix
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 2:37:20 AM

While I agree it's good sony is backing the PS3 still, Ben your comment is silly, the PS3 is just as acnient then Xbox is, yeah it came out after, but it's still old.



@worldendswithme

Man I'd love for MS to bow out of the ring, and have Sega join back into the fight!, I'd love to see the Sega Vs Nintendo war again ^^ . Not only that, but Sega can put out some really good consoles, just look at the last 1 they put out, the Dreamcast, that thing was WAY before it's time, had wonderful graphics, built in modem ( which no other console was even dreaming about at the time ), fun memory cards you could play games on when your not on the console, some really amazing games, ooooo man I loved my dreamcast, I was very sad to hear Sega wasnt doing any more consoles.

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 10:02:16 AM

Phoenix: In no way is my comment "silly." Developers have constantly said they could get more out of the PS3 (a LOT more), while NO developer is saying that about the archaic architecture of the 360, which doesn't even have true HD software.

We're seeing evidence of more power in the PS3 with games like The Last Of Us. What are we seeing from the 360? Gears 3 is about the best they can do; the next Gears and Halo 4 don't look any better from what I can see. That console has been maxed out for at least a year, while the PS3 isn't even close.

Hardly "silly." Fact.

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Temjin001
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 10:18:38 AM

I fully expect MS will try and lure more committed game players during the first 3 years of their next Xbox, and then leave them beached on shore while MS sails off to appeal to everyone else.

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Beamboom
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 11:58:46 AM

To say that the PS3 is "not even close" to being maxed out is a bit optimistic. :)


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Axe99
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 5:45:49 PM

@ Beam - depends how you define close - it's a subjective interpretation of a subjective statement :P. Would agree that we're not likely to see huge leaps in graphics or gameplay from here on in though :).

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Phoenix
Thursday, August 16, 2012 @ 2:21:26 AM

@ Ben

The PS3 has already hit its peak with older games, like MGS4, and honestly I'd hardly say games are looking any better on the PS3 now compared to a couple years back. I'm sure for every comment about a dev saying they can get more from PS3 than 360, you'd find 1 saying the exact opposite.

The fact is, most exclusive titles on the PS3 and 360 always tend to bring out the best, and you know what? both systems look beautiful when the proper care and attention is taken. Now, when it comes to multi-plat games, from what I've seen and read, it seems most of the time the 360 is usually the better version, with a few exceptions here and there, which isnt really fair for the PS3, since most of the time those games are developed on the 360, so the PS3 never gets a fair shake at it, but the fact is we'll never truly get to see a fair compairison unless some dev team does a game, developed from scratch on both the PS3 and the 360, and ofcourse they will never do this because it would harm thier bottom line.

I know it's your job to be optimistic about everything PS related, and to trash anything non PS related, but I think in this case you need to take your head outa the sand.

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Jawknee
Thursday, August 16, 2012 @ 3:14:09 AM

"The PS3 has already hit its peak with older games, like MGS4"

What utter nonsense. You haven't been paying attention that last 4 years then.

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Phoenix
Thursday, August 16, 2012 @ 5:36:08 AM

@ Jawknee

Well, while I cant argue the fact that I havent bought a new title for some years for the PS3, due to nothing being intresting to me, I do watch a lot of reviews, and watch games being played by others quite often, and I've gotta say that the graphics havent taken a huge leep, like some would suggest, I'd say at best they've taken baby step. So do tell, what has come out that has really blown some of these older gems away in terms of graphics?

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ethird1
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 @ 11:00:17 PM
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I wish we could get Fire Emblem and other cool games like that for Vita.

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ZenChichiri
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 1:41:20 PM

Nintendo has a pretty firm grasp on the Fire Emblem series. The new one for 3DS looks amazing and people are saying it's the best one yet.

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kraygen
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 1:24:15 AM
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Curious about one thing, has Sony explained how exactly you will get both games with the cross buy promotion? Do you have to buy it on the psn or does a disc based ps3 game come with a code?

Just wondering because I could see a lot of people not interested or who can't afford a vita, selling codes that come with their ps3 games.

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gumbi
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 8:25:33 AM

If you buy it on PSN it just unlocks both the PS3 and Vita versions to be downloaded for your account. (at least, that's how they did it with the Foosball game promo just recently)

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kraygen
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 2:32:13 PM

So if I buy a game on disc then I don't get the vita version? That's what I'm wondering, am I being forced to buy the digital version of a ps3 game in order to get the vita version?

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Fane1024
Thursday, August 16, 2012 @ 5:52:07 PM

There's no definitive statement yet, but everything Sony has said suggests that retail games will come with the Vita code. They have said there will *not* be a memory stick in the case with the disc.

How they might counteract people selling the codes is unclear; likely that is why they haven't said exactly how it will work.

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Phoenix
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 2:30:41 AM
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Still nothing I'm even remotely intrested in yet on the vita, but that's good it's finally getting some much needed titles.


I doubt I'll even bother with the vita until it gets a major price cut though, the handheld + memory costs is just too much for a handheld imo, and no BC is still a problem, atleast for me.

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Neo_Aeon666
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 1:26:42 PM

Lol and you base yourself on?

The only handheld on the market that is cheaper is the old PsP and the 3DS... And they don't compare at all in terms of power or what they can do. Their graphical power equals a PS2/wii or less XD.

If you look in the same price range you will find the Ipod touch (some models are even much more expensive) and even though it is the same price or more... It still can't produce the same gaming quality as the Vita.

It is kind of sad for BC but if you are buying a Vita for your old PsP titles just stick with your PsP. The Vita is meant to play next gen games.

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Phoenix
Thursday, August 16, 2012 @ 9:44:04 AM

Hahaha, and yet I'd buy a psp or a NDS over the vita anyday of the week, they've both been out longer and have a much better library of games, which is to be expected, but even the NDS had much better titles near launch then the Vita has, aswell as BC to back it up even further!

I doubt any1 is buying a Vita for psp games, so I'm not sure why your bringing that up..... I only bring up BC because it's a huge minus against the Vita, imo. Just think about it, ur going on a road trip, or whatever, and u wanna pack a portable, now you got 2 titles you really wanna play on the trip, 1 is a vita, 1 is psp umd, wouldnt it just be easier to pack 1 handheld instead of 2? hell yes, and that's my issue, sony seems to be taking big leaps backwards when it comes to BC, and I dunno if they just simply dont want to for cost sake, or they are trying to make more money reselling the games digitaly, I dunno, but I'm sick of not having BC with sony gadgets.

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Vivi_Gamer
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 3:08:37 AM
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That show definitely showed what the Vita was capable, Tearaway looks utterly groundbreaking and a good use of the technology. Notice how it didn't use the touchscreen on the front, which is something I cannot stand.

Is it enough to buy it though... I don't know... I think for me personally it would take a Final Fantasy or Metal Gear as they're the two titles I have always been excited for. But maybe if Level-5 or Atlas invest some time to into it I may get one. I can see myself having one before the end of next year now.

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daus26
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 8:09:36 AM

It would be SWEET if Ni No Kuni has cross play. I think that would get me many steps closer to wanting the Vita.

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SmokeyPSD
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 3:13:24 AM
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It's just personal taste but I'm mildy more interested in the Vita Assassin's Creed title than the main upcoming 3 simply due to the main character being a woman. More unique than just another male counterpart in a time period.

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Gamer46
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 3:25:41 AM
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Great stuff for sure, only game I'm a bit disappointed in is CoD, I'm not a huge fan of the series, but I'm not a hater either, I've gotten enjoyment out of certain games in it so I was hoping for this one to be awesome but the graphics look horrendous and Nihilistic doesn't instill much confidence. Killzone looks great though and Tearaway is the perfect kind of game for a portable system.

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Beamboom
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 3:40:16 AM
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I tip my hat to Sony for this move.
To give away the Vita version of a game with the PS3 version is such a clever idea to insert the Vita into the consciousness of many gamers.

I have never been a hater but I've always been a doubter, and I still am. But this was a clever idea.

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Fane1024
Thursday, August 16, 2012 @ 6:06:25 PM

Free Vita versions of PS3/PSN/PS4 games definitely make me more inclined to buy the hardware, because being able to play my existing games on the rare occasions that I'm away from my TV is exactly how I would use a handheld. Vita exclusives don't have the same appeal, since I don't want to play a handheld for extended periods.

It also makes me more likely to buy the games: I bought Hustle Kings in part because of the free Vita version even though I don't have a Vita yet.

My only remaining reluctance is fear of a PSP-2000-like redesign (with, for instance, video out and on-board storage). I got burned with the PSP.

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Kevin5
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 3:58:33 AM
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To be honest?

I'm still not interested personally.

Granted, CoD & Assassins Creed are big names but owners of PS3, X360 will be able to play ACIII & the new CoD on their big screens later in the year when they release.

Tearaway is looking cute & the new KillZone should be a posterchild for the little systems capabilities but there is still nothing there that screams "buy me" imo.

But it is a good sign to start seeing an increase in quality games coming to the vita, it's showing promise even if i personally still can't justify spending money on the thing.

Hater? :D



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ZettaiSeigi
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 6:03:58 AM

To each his own. I was sold on the Vita as soon as Uncharted: Golden Abyss was announced for it. Then other titles got announced that made purchasing the Vita a no-brainer: Persona 4 Golden, Gravity Rush, and (just recently) Assassin's Creed III: Liberation, Tearaway, and Killzone: Mercenaries.

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Kevin5
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 6:30:00 AM

@ZettaiSeigi,

Fair enough mate.

It does sting not being able to play Uncharted Golden Abyss but Persona i can live without especially now Persona 4 arena is released in glorious fighting form on consoles.

To be honest i have trouble getting into small screen gaming devices altogether. It just doesn't have the same effect for me when say playing a horror game or big screen epic like God of War or Uncharted. I've always found it difficult to play on a small screen after i see something like Uncharted 3 on a big screen. The downgrade in size has always made it hard for me to justify purchasing these handhelds regardless of their libraries.

Having said that maybe i will change my tone now the visuals are getting better on handhelds on when say maybe a Tekken or a few franchise faves are released.

Regardless however, i am glad you like it & i hope you get full enjoyment from it. It's great thing for SONY to expand on upon, just don't think this sort of device will ever appeal to me like the big home consoles do.

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ZettaiSeigi
Thursday, August 16, 2012 @ 7:32:04 AM

That's alright Kevin. Like I said, we all have our own reasons for wanting something. I happen to be on the road for hours everyday, so having the Vita with me keeps me entertained. If I don't feel like plying a game, I still have my music and videos to consume my time. If not, then I can always browse the internet on it. :-)

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___________
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 6:52:11 AM
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jumping the gun much?
the vita is still FAR from where it should be software wise!
its was nice to see whats happening with KZ and AC, but one of the systems biggest games COD looks craptacular!
its pretty disappointing and pathetic that its taken this long, a full year and a half after the games were announced, for them to be shown!
KZ, AC and COD especially, they were shown last feb when the vita was first announced and only now are we seeing them!
hell AC and COD are due out in 3 months time!
vita still has a LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOONG way to go!
so dont count your chickens before there even made!


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Kiryu
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 7:02:04 AM
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I'm playing Metal Gear Solid 3 Snake Eater on my Playstation Vita right now.can't imagine what sony will do next.

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telly
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 9:56:06 AM

Probably in my top 3 games of all time :) I go back to it all the time.

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TheCanadianGuy
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 1:12:13 PM

my favorite game ending of all time is snake eater.

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shadowpal2
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 1:20:38 PM

Is it your first time playing the game? Better late than never I guess - but yea...it's a great game alright. Naaa...not great - epic.

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Kiryu
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 10:03:46 PM

Played it and unlocked all the secrets on the PS2.

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Gordo
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 7:06:20 AM
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Good on you Vita. Knew you would come through. Need to now buy a new 8gb memory card as I've filled my first one already. So much ps vita digital goodness.

Uncharted is excellent on the Vita. If Assassins Creed and Killzone are as good I'll be a happy bunny!

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daus26
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 7:50:03 AM
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Right now I'm just worried that Sony's gonna try to push PD with this whole cross play stuff, which was revealed from a consumer survey mentioning Gran Turismo. Gran Turismo is just one game that CAN'T work with this tech. GT5 or GT6 would have to be dumbed down dramatically to work on the PSVita. Please Sony, leave PD out of this.

Also, Call of Duty is just embarassing. No offence, but a multi-billion dollar company that can't produce decent graphics is just inexcusable at this point.

Anyway yes, Vita is shaping up nicely. That LBP bundle might attract some gamers since it'll basically be the same price as the original wi-fi Vita. PS All Stars looks like it's going to be a great game for cross play and cross controller. Also, hats off to Media Molecule for yet again breaking new boundaries with creativity and originality with Tear Away. It's only gonna get better, so Vita owners should be stoked. Personally, I'm still going to wait, although I'm not sure why.

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daus26
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 8:06:50 AM

You know what, I take it back. I'm not gonna expect early titles to blow me anyway. Perhaps in the future, devs will utilize the PSVitas power much better. In that case, it's a decent start I guess. Also, I didn't know the devs of Black Ops: Declassified wasn't from Activision. It's not like they would've have done any better anyway.

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Neo_Aeon666
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 1:34:48 PM

Hey you never know!

Maybe they will use a 64gb flash game card for GT6 Vita lol :D Then they only have to lower the draw distance a bit... And lower the texture resolution (since anyway the Vita screen is nowhere near 1080p)And the game could work! The Vita isn't all that far from the PS3 in terms of power if you consider it only has a 960x544 screen to support.

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telly
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 10:13:33 AM
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Sony needed a homerun, and frankly they hit one into the upper decks. The Vita lineup looks friggin awesome -- Killzone Mercemaries in particular looks SICK. Cross Play is a fantastic idea. I wish there were more PS1-compatible games out of the gate, but I'm hopeful it won't take too long to get the rest of the catalogue up and running. And those PS3 games look so awesome I can't even fit my thoughts on them into this one post:)

Long story short, Telly is definitely Activating Vita Acuisition Mode.

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telly
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 10:25:57 AM
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There's really only one fair concern that I think people could still have about the Vita -- even with this excellent lineup of games and features, is the Vita going to have the legs to be around long enough to justify the pretty high cost? As a guy who really likes video games, and Sony in particular, it's a no-brainer -- it's totally worth it. But depending on how much disposable income you and/or your family has, you need to be really careful about how you spend. Worst case scenario, the Vita flops and is effectively dead 12-18 months from now. I wouldn't care, since it'll still be an awesome device with a portable PS1 library, probably PS2 download compatability as well, and a few nice Sony titles. But I'm also gainfully employed, don't have a mortgage, or kids, or debt of any kind. I'm also a grown-ass man and don't need to beg my poor Mom and Dad to buy me expensive toys anymore.

I truly hope Sony gains some momentum this holiday season to put those concerns at least partially to rest. After that press conference, it says here that they will.

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jimmyhandsome
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 10:27:40 AM
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I'm glad that Sony finally unveiled some new games, and new features for the Vita. I was horribly disappointed at their lack of content for the system at E3. Yes, the CoD and AC games are big names, but they're both essentially spin offs of (presumably) bigger and better games I could buy on my PS3 later this year.

The new Killzone and Tearaway have me real excited for the Vita. Basically experiences you can't get from the PS3. And for the experiences you can get on both: Sony announces a 2 for 1 deal. I will hopefully be buying a Vita later this year or early next year. A price drop would obviously put me over the edge.

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telly
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 11:09:43 AM
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Also, the only way to read that headline is in the voice of Jesse from Breaking Bad :)

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 4:13:04 PM

Actually, strangely enough, it was the voice of Ben Affleck in "Good Will Hunting" after Will makes that Harvard guy look stupid in the bar.

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telly
Thursday, August 16, 2012 @ 9:23:11 AM

Ooh, that's a good one too.

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cadpig
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 @ 3:58:00 PM
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We don't know when it's coming, but it's on the way. You would impress me more with demos than promises, Sony. No disrespect intended, just getting a little impatient waiting for new titles.

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ricksterj
Thursday, August 16, 2012 @ 10:28:07 AM
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Til PS4 comes out or you get DIRT cheap (system AND games) LIKE I REALLY CARE

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Strythe
Thursday, August 16, 2012 @ 11:51:26 AM
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Lots of great games out there already. Taking time buying up Resistance, Hot Shots Golf, Mortal Kombat, Mod Nation, Uncharted, and few others. What I'm really missing are classic portable games where you can play a level in 5 minutes or less and be done with it while riding the subway or something. GoldenEye 64 was like that and just as much fun as any new shooter IMO.

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Hestar
Thursday, August 16, 2012 @ 1:43:36 PM
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Honestly,Nothing there interests/impresses me.Thank god persona 4 is coming out in October so I will have something to play after beating sound shapes this week.

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SS4
Friday, August 17, 2012 @ 10:12:58 AM
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Well the initial problem with the Vita at launch was the game lineup, or should i say lack of lol.

Anyways, things are really shaping up and some great games are coming out.

I'm still not decided on Vita or 3DS yet. Last Gen the DS had the best RPG lineup but its still not clear who will this gen so im watching things unfold :P

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riptide8
Friday, August 17, 2012 @ 2:47:56 PM
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Just cant pull the trigger on this for over 200.00 U.S. Available time to game is at home on a 55" screen. If I'm not at home Im working or doing sports. Got a PSP 2000 and a DSXL that sit most of the time. Cool toy though for people stuck in planes ,trains or automobiles. Havent seen one game that would make me want to buy the system. Got a smart phone.No matter how I try to carve a nich for buying this I cant justify it.Cant use the old library ect.ect.

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