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Nutsack  +   1178d ago | Well said
Wii outsold both 360 and PS3 too, yet the Wii is rubbish PS360 gave the best gaming experience and online.

3DS is your choice if you just want to play 1st party decades old rehashed IP's. If you want adult games and more new surprising IP's then PSVita is the way to go.

A gamer plays games, not sales.
Kaos-Emerald   1178d ago | Spam
GribbleGrunger  +   1178d ago
What? You're right, it did outsell the 360 but by a pitiful margin: 360 (2,817) Wii (2,963) but the PS3? (19,101). Where did you just pull that idea from?
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Neonridr  +   1178d ago
new surprising IP's - like the vanishing game library.
Leroy  +   1178d ago
He's talking bout lifetime sales. Or at least I think he is.
a_adji  +   1177d ago
genius, lets talk life time sales and global.

And yes I have all 3 systems but give respect where it's due.
Moonman  +   1178d ago
3DS is better!
phantomexe  +   1178d ago
I'll agree with you for now but i'm convinced the vita games will get better. i have only picked up 2 games for my vita uncharted and AC. I started to get cod buts a friend let my mess around with his and it's not for me.
darthv72  +   1178d ago
is a subjective term. had you gone on to express why you feel its better would make more sense. Generalizing like that is somewhat pointless.

Appeal is different to everyone and as such there is no better or worse when it comes to personal preference.
Snookies12  +   1178d ago
Game wise at the moment? Yes. Hardware? No.

Besides, it's all just preference anyway, what does it matter? I have a Vita, but would love to grab up a 3DS at some point. :]
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MuhammadJA  +   1178d ago
Actually, no. If you're talking about the hardware, then Vita is better. More powerful and better online capabilities. As for games, that's subjective. It depends on one's preference.
Tewi-Inaba  +   1177d ago
@ pony
I think you mean at 46:1s preference

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AfricanGamer9ja  +   1178d ago
I still cannot get my head round how nintendo just keeps dominating even tho it is very clear there hardware is the weakest. How someone will see a PSP2 with all the high-end features and games and still go for the DS.
NYC_Gamer  +   1178d ago
Its because Nintendo has first party software that appeals to every type of gamer....
SuperShyGuy  +   1178d ago
It's always been like that in the handheld market.

GameBoy with a green screen put down all challengers Lynx, TurboExpress and GameGear

GBA put down NeoGeo pocket and NGage

DS put down PSP

3DS is putting down Vita

You would have thought Sony would have learned from everyone else's mistake and realized superior tech doesn't matter
Mainsqueeze  +   1178d ago
Because fun to most people isn't what type of graphics hardware can pull off. When compared to the 3DS the vita gets crushed in fun handheld experiences, IMO.
deletingthis34675334  +   1178d ago
Except superior tech and better graphics don't change the fact Nintendo games have much larger audience and more fans than Sony games. Something you are not comprehending for some reason. You cannot play Mario or Zelda on a Vita. People buy Nintendo hardware for MARIO AND ZELDA, not silicon chips on a PCB.
--Onilink--  +   1178d ago
you know what, I cant even recall if there as ever been a generation where the most powerful won. The most that i could think of is the NES era, and there were probably some consoles more powerful.

Its stupid to think that the power of a console will determine how good it will be
The_Infected  +   1178d ago
I guess Nintendo proves graphics isn't the selling point. It's only a small fraction of what a game needs and innovation also plays a key role.
SuperShyGuy  +   1178d ago
"adult games" No one told me the Vita had porn games
Neckbear  +   1178d ago
"A gamer plays games, not sales."

Indeed. And currently, the 3DS has a much greater, bigger and more extensive game library, which makes it the choice of many.

The Vita's good, yes, but it really needs moar gaemz.
FriedGoat  +   1178d ago
take a look at metacritic for your extensive shovelware roundup. For a year behind the Vita has a pretty strong collection.
jeseth  +   1177d ago
I agree. Just got a Vita and am looking forward to when the library really expands.
Pillsbury1  +   1178d ago
They both have their own unique attractions. :)
Moonman  +   1178d ago
You can't compare 3DS vs. Vita to Wii vs. PS3 software you weirdo.

The Vita sold 4,000 units last week. It's November. So you can call what you want rubbish. But literally no one is buying

Bravely Default 38/40 famitsu
Animal Crossing: New Leaf 39/40 famitsu
EX troopers: 3DS scored higher than PS3 version!

Rubbish? Your brain is rubbish!
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Sephiroushin  +   1178d ago
lol Using Famitsu's score... Famitsu is not the company it used to be long ago, they're a joke!
OmniSlashPT  +   1177d ago
Famitsu gave Nintendo Dogs and FFXIII a 40/40, does it mean they're the best games ever? ffs
ritsuka666  +   1178d ago
Vita has is people with deep pockets who only play it because it's not a Nintendo system, and like to pretend that it is a more "grownup" system.
So am I sticking with my 3DS? The answer is yes.
FriedGoat  +   1178d ago
I have both. Haven't touched my 3DS since for quite some time. Happily playing NFS most wanted, A game worth the £35 I payed for it. Unlike the 5 hour long 3DS games I was playing prior.
schlanz  +   1178d ago

Kid Icarus was far and away the best handheld this year.. I easily sunk 60+ hours into it between single and multiplayer.

Also Resident Evil Revelations was excellent, is at least a 10hr game.
skrug  +   1177d ago

And I put in 100 hrs in Ragnarok Odyssey =/
ronin4life  +   1178d ago
Of course.
Which is why the 3Ds is selling so well; it has the games.

And you know what? When compared to the PS3, SO DID THE WII.
MasterCornholio  +   1177d ago
Yeah a library full of shovel ware and casual games. That is why the Wii sold so well and being much cheaper than the competition helped a lot as well.

IMO the Wiis library is pretty poor compared to the 360 and PS3 due to the lack of many great multi platform games.Like dishonored for example.

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dark-hollow  +   1178d ago
Seriously? Have you seen the 3ds library and upcoming games in Japan?

Any Mario game is a big seller
Monster hunter 3 & 4
Shin megami tensi IV
Bravery default
Animal crossing
Kingdom heart DDD
Ace attorney 5
Ace attorney X professor Layton
Final fantasy theatrhythm

And the inevitable Pokemon game and much more and you people WONDER why its massivley outselling the vita in Japan?

Lol bashing the 3ds library then going in another article defending black ops declassified! What a joke...
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OmniSlashPT  +   1177d ago
Is that a good library? 3DS is full of remakes from N64 games and sequels from DS games and thats it.

Take a look at this years VGA's handheld games category. 3 Vita games and only 1 3DS game.

Sound Shapes and Gravity Rush are easily the best handheld games of the year but no one seems to care.
Oh_Yeah  +   1178d ago
It's number 1 because Mario and Pokemon move systems!
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ALLWRONG  +   1178d ago
"A gamer plays games, not sales" Yet here you are.
Maxned  +   1178d ago
You can almost taste the butthurt in this one
Nimblest-Assassin  +   1178d ago
You got a bubble for well said?

Jesus... fanboys here are ridiculous...
JellyJelly  +   1177d ago
So are the mods. They never mark down Sony biased posters for trolling.
schlanz  +   1178d ago
A gamer plays games, not systems.

Besides any gamer worth their salt knows that PSWii > PS360.
pedroyamato   1178d ago | Spam
CDzNutts  +   1178d ago
Yeah man, I agree. When the number of people who bought 3DS are mostly below 13 and over 40, the sales are irrelevant.

It's like saying Peanut Butter sold better than Xbox360.

No kidding.
Neonridr  +   1177d ago
lol, so in your twisted world only people between the ages of 14-39 count? Clearly your IQ floats somewhere in that range to then huh?
Gamer1982  +   1177d ago
Meh so what? It got no solid japanese type games yet thats why its not selling just look at the 360 it olny sold well when MS bought exclusive JRPGs. Soon as they dried up so did 360 sales.
Blacktric  +   1177d ago
"A gamer plays games, not sales."

Too bad sales numbers directly related to how many games a system gets per year and are obviously related to the developer interest.
OmniSlashPT  +   1177d ago
That's why Sony manages to get a bunch of new IPs and devs every year and Nintendo manages to get a bunch of mario rehashes every year. Thats the difference.
SegataShanshiro  +   1177d ago
Ps3 owners buy ps3 consoles to help Sony avoid bankruptcy...they don't care about games, only about teh cell and blue ray
Buff1044  +   1177d ago
Haha....gamers buy games and systems, hence sales. Geez.
a_adji  +   1177d ago
It's funny that a lot of people think games are for kids and hears you making comments about adult games.

Gamers play games so why would you make such dumb comments about rubbish, adult games etc? surely a true gamer who plays games can see the positive and flaws in any system and not limit themselves to one system, and if they did they would not make such immature, angry comments.

Gamers do play games which is why it is outselling the Vita which is a good system but clearly it's not offering them the experience or games people are looking for just as the psp was games from your ps2. why buy two of the same game?

Additionally, dont make a handheld and price it higher than your console.
mrbojingles  +   1177d ago
So COD ports, and the left overs of Sony's first party console games aren't bad too? Not saying they are, but to each his own.
StraightPath  +   1177d ago
Destroyed to dust particles. Vita dead in water
nerdkiller  +   1177d ago
@ nutsack:
stop being a cry baby. nintendo won this gen, sony won last gen.

lets see who wins next gen
MostJadedGamer  +   1177d ago
Um the Wii didnt outsell both the PS3, and 360 combined.

Wii 97.18 million
360 70.00 million
PS3 68.31 million

Also the 360, and PS3 continue to gain on the Wii. When it is all said, and done they will finish much closer to the Wii then people expect; especially the PS3 which WILL pass the 360.
darkziosj  +   1177d ago
Like cod right? or uncharted? maybe assasins creed? little big planet? OHHHH WAIT those are pretty bad old rehashed ips too derp.
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Knight_Crawler  +   1177d ago
"3DS is your choice if you just want to play 1st party decades old rehashed IP's"

Troll...I would take those rehash games over your Vita exclusives any day.
farhad2k8  +   1177d ago
If they think the 3DS is better just because it sold tons more, then by that logic, they would also think that Black Ops 2 is the best game ever to be released. It's not so funny when it happens to something you don't like, is it?
megamanX2  +   1177d ago
you an idiot psps has no games lol that's why everyone ignores it.

"Vita is superior tech but Sony is failing to support it properly"

how exactly is it superior? it's not like the ds whatever vita can do 3ds cam do better.
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chukamachine  +   1178d ago
Not sure how the 3ds is better.

Japanese games are rubbish most of the time, not impressed with the 3ds library at all.
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neogeo  +   1178d ago
I'm not impressed with your hater comment at all.
Moonman  +   1178d ago
Vita is the most unimpressive console personally from the number of games i'm interested in. I don't need one, I have a PS3.
plmkoh  +   1178d ago
Yet the best selling 3DS game are two games derived from the Wii home console...better go rush out and buy a 3DS then because hypocrisy's all rad these days.
Gamer1982  +   1177d ago
The 3DS librabry and Vita library are completely different I would say the Vita library is for a more mature gamer with FIFA, Assasins Creed, Black ops etc.. While 3DS has your obvious candidates of Mario and co.
StrawHatPatriot  +   1177d ago
The 3ds gives you more variety though (Realtime/Turn-Based Strategy games, platform Mario games, the 3-d effect, adventure games)
NYC_Gamer  +   1178d ago
It's not hard to understand 3DS has the edge support wise..
Chrono  +   1178d ago
Sony isn't doing itself job properly. Japan would swallow Vitas if there are some killer apps.
sdozzo  +   1178d ago
Apps and games they like... Monster Hunter. We all could use Monster Hunter.
Bigkurz85  +   1178d ago
Vita is superior tech but Sony is failing to support it properly
dboyman  +   1178d ago
Sony alone is not to blame. Lets not forget some of those games are from 3rd party developers ( Crapcom, er Capcom for Monster Hunter, Square Enid for Final Fantasy). There doesn't. Seem to be enough. 3rd party support for the Vita. That and Nintendo first party support is what making 3ds sell.well. Sony is trying but what also Vita is more 3rd party support and GOOD 3rs party games.

The problem is 3rd party developers are not getting games for Vita until it sells more, but Vita cannot sell without the games. And cut the price on the Vita as well ( especially.those overpriced memory cards) . Sony is trying despite financial troubles, but they cannot do it alone. More developers need to get behind the PS Vita...
tiffac008  +   1177d ago
But don't forget Sony is still supporting the PSP in the Land of the Rising Sun. That is why a lot of the 3rd party developers have no incentive to move the games they are developing for the PSP onto the Vita and not all of those games are Vita compatible and if they are (available by PSN) no one knows about it because they are not advertised as such.

Look at what Ninty did with the DS, once the 3DS was released. They stopped supporting the DS. Sony needs to make the same decision. This 10 year life cycle support thing may be showing its drawbacks. The Vita after all is their present and future product and not the PSP.
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StreetsofRage  +   1178d ago
I don't know anybody that owns a vita. 3ds are everywhere tho.
Anon1974  +   1178d ago
I don't know anyone that owns a 3ds. All the kids I knew who played on the DS have now all switched to either ipod touch's or ipads.

Of course, I don't know anyone that owns a maserati either and I see Honda Civic's everywhere, but I don't read into that that Maserati's in trouble and Honda Civic's are the only way to go. Not saying you're saying that. Just sayin'.
Kingthrash360  +   1178d ago
Lol awesome comparison
Leroy  +   1178d ago
Except Maseratti's don't cost 80 dollars more than Civics and aren't the only other car in competition with Honda and still getting royally beaten. . .in their own home country.
Not saying you're saying that. Just sayin'
boybato  +   1178d ago
why, do you work at an elementary school or something?
CDzNutts  +   1178d ago
I don't know anyone who bought a 3DS because I am over several decades.
Hicken  +   1178d ago
You don't know anybody, that's why.
Gamer1982  +   1177d ago
I don't know anybody who owns either in the UK at least. Both are selling pretty bad. Piracy helped shift the old DS a TON last generation as everybody bought there kid a DS and an R4 card or similar. It was the cheapest option for gaming.
Mono-san  +   1178d ago
All the Vita needs to sell well in Japan is one exclusive Monster Hunter title. Even a beefed up MH4 with additional content should do the trick.
dboyman  +   1178d ago
Tell that to Capcom...Sony probably knows that already, but cannot do it without Capcom...
MegaLagann  +   1178d ago
Too bad Sony fucked up their relationship with Capcom and Capcom switched Monster Hunter to Nintendo.
rezzah  +   1178d ago
Capcom is just to greedy. I never noticed it until they made that move. At the time PS3 wasn't too well in sale.

Also the price to develop a game on ps3 and 360 was too high compared to Wii with last gen graphics (Ps2 like).

Less dev time and higher console count = larger profit.
Morpheuzpr  +   1177d ago

The whole too expensive to develop was BS. They can't develop MH for ps3 yet they did 2 Resident Evils about 6 fighting games, Dragons Dogma, Lost Planet, Devil May Cry among others. Humm kind of weird don't you think.
KwietStorm  +   1178d ago
lol KDR haxxorz
Pillsbury1  +   1178d ago
Just needs to restructure how it sells the vita. The first step would be to drop the asanine prices of the mandatory memory card. I still love my beautiful beast of a vita, even more when ps plus drops for vita.
violents  +   1178d ago
why are these in comparison with one another. of course the 3ds is going to destroy other handhelds in sales. They came out with the 3ds a year ahead of the vita and I'm betting the most of those sales are people upgrading from a regular ds. Nintendo already had a huge customer base in the handheld market and sony is just now trying to break in. honesly comparing a 3ds and a vita is like comparing a ford escort to a lamborgini. They are both cars and can get you places but they arent in the same league really.
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Leroy  +   1178d ago
Really? Lambo's cost cost 80 dollars more than Fords these days? Fords and Lambos are the only dedicated cars available in the market these days? Please don't make stupid comparisons just so that you try make the Vita seem so much better than the 3DS.
Now that the 3DS is dominating the VITA suddenly they aren't competing handhelds anymore? Suddenly VITA exists on some higher out of reach plain on it's own?? Gimme a break!
violents  +   1177d ago

I never said those were the only cars in the world. But I bet ford escorts sold a lot more cars than lambos, but which one is the better car? That was my point. Just because one item does better in sales does'nt mean its a better product. Imagine in hard economic times everyone goes to the cheaper solution for on the go gaming, however people like me choose to invest the extra into more powerful and overall better equiptment because I value quality over cheap and easy. And honestly nintendo and sony have never really been pointed to the same demographic. Nintendo aims at children tween and the casual gamer. Sony and microsoft aim for older demographics and adults, who generally require more sophisticated hardware to be impressed. So I feel my comparison is pretty valid.


Sorry about your accident . I ride too thats gotta suck. but nobody asked which one was better. I know which one is better its just not the one that sells the best. I understand they are in competition but it seems rediculous to me to because its like comparing apples to oranges. DS sells better because its cheaper and more well known, thats the bottom line really. That doesnt equate to its the better of the two.
boybato  +   1178d ago
Would a DSLR vs a digital camera be a better analogy?
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JamieL  +   1177d ago
But see what he's saying is no matter how much more powerful the Vita is than the 3DS it doesn't put them in different categories, they are competing, if you can call this a competition. I don't care if the 3DS did come out a year earlier, since Vita dropped, 3DS sold more in the same amount of time. There's no way around it, the people want the 3DS more. What sucks is right before Vita came out I was in a motorcycle accident and lost the use of my right (dominate) arm, so I don't get to play either damn it. So quit bitching about what one is better and be f#%king thankful you're ABLE to even play anything.
shutUpAndTakeMyMoney  +   1178d ago
kids games for everyone!
Ryo-Hazuki  +   1178d ago
PS3 has always been more expensive than a 3DS
specialguest  +   1178d ago
identity crisis
One of the major problems with the Vita is that Sony still haven't figured out what they want the Vita to be. The people who buy a 3ds knows exactly what they're buying into and the type of support they're getting.

The Vita is superior to the 3ds in so many ways with a lot of potential, but Sony don't know how to properly support it or convince 3rd party devs to commit.
josephayal  +   1178d ago
need price cut
Griffin4871  +   1178d ago
Obvious Sony fanboys are apparent. Disagrees all over the place for plausible opinions. Vita doesn't need a price cut, it needs greater support.
WeAreLegion  +   1178d ago
Support? Like...what?
Bigkurz85  +   1178d ago
Spoken like someone who hasn't touched a vita
The games are stellar
It needs a price cut
Nickthedrummer  +   1178d ago
Japan's weird
Kingthrash360  +   1178d ago
3ds before price cut "it's not doing well" or " its going to fail"

3ds after price cut " wow it outselling ps3, vita, Xbox"

Ill say this, vita price cut that = 3ds current price would kill the 3ds.

One more thing ... I've noticed that this is the only time people compare the vita and 3ds. When they review or talk about upcoming games they NEVER compare them. Vita gets compared to ps3 or Xbox. 3ds get compared toooooo nothing really just a review of the game or whatever.

Why is that? I need an answer post haste.
ronin4life  +   1178d ago
Once again, how would it "Kill" in sales when the lineup on 3ds outnumbers the psv 5-1 NOT INCLUDING. backwards compatibility?

And as to your question: game reviewers review games as they are. Those vita games(the ones that are reviewed poorly) are inferior or smaller packet samples of console games. They are directly modeled after them and not well enough to stand beside them, which is why they receive low scores. The platform has nothing to do with it and shouldn't anyway.
glennco  +   1178d ago
maybe 3DS games are better for mobile gaming just like phone games are. pick up and play games appeal to a wider casual audience than cut down console campaigns. the 3ds is more casual/non-gamer-friendly. the vita is very specialised. i think there is still a market for such a device but just not as big a market.

just a thought
Kingthrash360  +   1178d ago
Ok maybe kill was an overstatement but it would compete.
Also ss4? Mario? Kingdom hearts? These are console game that couldn't stand side by side with its console. Strangely ss4 gotta 8.9 for 3ds on ign but SFxT gets a 6??? Vitas take on porting sf was far beyond 3ds but the scores are far off. At the end of the day they are competing handhelds (I love them both btw) and while 3ds has a head start the vita is more advanced than the system. If they lower the price it will compete no question.
darthv72  +   1178d ago
"Ill say this, vita price cut that = 3ds current price would kill the 3ds."
I would have to disagree. While i understand the thought behind your point you seem to miss out on a very important aspect. 3ds has what the vita does not. direct play for bc titles.

while it may not be the intention for someone to buy into a new system to play old games, you cant deny the benefit it offers. Vita and Bc is purely digital and for someone like myself who has a psp and a slew of UMD games, it offers me nothing in that regard.

As someone like me who also has a ds the 3ds can play my library of games just fine. a price cut would certainly spark interest but the overall problem sony is facing is managing multiple platforms at the same time.

If anything, nintendo has the ds and 3ds which the 3ds would likely outpace the ds. We are seeing the 3ds sales increase because it can do what the ds does AND more. We could see a similar trend with the wii-u but that is still to be determined.

So in my view, sony is like sega. Sega had at one time 6 platforms on the market AT THE SAME TIME. That was increasingly difficult to support. Sony right now has 4 which they really should change their focus to the only top 2 that are the ones they want to move forward (PS3 and vita).

They just dont know when enough is enough or more importantly, how to price things like digital psp games to be more disposable to people as an incentive to get the vita. The new ps+ will have some effect on the sales but we still will have the issue of them competing with themselves by continuing to support platforms that are past their prime.
tiffac008  +   1177d ago
A price cut (and free memory card) would definitely help the Vita sell more but I believe at this point in time that no one can outdo the king of handheld gaming.

Ninty has been entrenched in the market for decades, that its automatic for people to buy their handheld gaming devices by just brand knowledge alone.


I agree with your statement about Sony supporting a product that is well past its prime. Continuing to support the PSP is hurting the Vita, especially in Japan. I think Sony believes they can do a PS2-PS3 scenario were the PS2 sold for years after the PS3 was released before dropping off. They should realize that the situation of the PSP-PSV is different. Very different.
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ndl1531  +   1178d ago
i have both the vita and a 3ds and love them both but honestly "the 3ds having more games" is bs from nintendo fangeeks . only games i have for my 3ds are re:revelations and honestly i dont care for anything else its shovelware. same for vita i have gravity rush and need for speed most wanted and many ps1 games and minis. please fangeeks dont make it seem as if the 3ds is sooo much bette than the vita, like i say, i have them both and they are both great. they both have their own great gemes only difference i see is the price. THAT is whats hurting the vita . but the vitas price is understandable its more sleek and has more features and power thats what most parents dont understand or care about just price .
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ronin4life  +   1178d ago
These are Japanese numbers. The library in Japan is incredible with several big name titles. Here? Better than vita, but not that by that much and with few big hits. Those Japanese games are coming however, with even more yet to even be released in Japan.

And while the vita has minis and psp/ps1 games, the 3ds has several vc and eshop exclusives as well. Along with FULL backwards compatibility with all we games.

So yes, the Vita has far fewer games. Wether you like them is a matter of opinion, but that is the truth; the 3Ds has a much larger library
ndl1531  +   1178d ago
yea you are right the 3ds is backwards compatible wit ds but then i didn't buy a 3ds to play ds games on it i want to play 3ds games on my 3ds. re.revelations is a gorgeous game just wish other devs would push the hardware like capcom did sadly they dont so u get ds ports with the 3d gimmick on your 3ds . thats the type of crap there is . i do have a few eshop games too those are cool but thats it . and you forgot the vita has the whole psp library not just ps1 and minis just one question do you own a vita?
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tubers  +   1178d ago
Cheaper system too.. cheap non standard proprietary cards too..
cleft5  +   1178d ago
Even as a random stat that is pretty amazing.
ninjahunter  +   1178d ago
Sony are always slow out the gate.
YoungPlex  +   1178d ago
Love my 3DSXL, currently enjoying Paper Mario, Luigi's Mansion, Fire Emblem, Animal Crossing, Castlevania, and Monster Hunter are next... Hopefully we get Bravely Default and Project X Zone.
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WeAreLegion  +   1178d ago
Great sales, Nintendo. I'd like some better games though. This Paper Mario sucks and Adventure Time is the only game I want.

People keep saying the Vita needs more games, but I bought four Vita games in the past two weeks. Also, PS Plus comes to Vita next week. Again, give me more reasons to keep my 3DS Nintendo. You're doing a great job of selling your system, but as a gamer, I'm more interested in playing video games.
beerkeg  +   1177d ago
There are loads of great games on the 3ds. Try again.
WeAreLegion  +   1177d ago
Not loads. I have one and...there are not loads.
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tubers  +   1178d ago
Because Sony is a late gamer.. or so I hope.
Getowned  +   1178d ago
LOL!PS2 still kicking around.. got to love the ps2 lol
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bozebo  +   1178d ago
Hmm... so what's going on with Monster Hunter these days then? (I genuinely haven't checked)
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Sgt_Slaughter  +   1178d ago
Just play on the system you love the most without bashing the other out of pure hatred and/or jealousy...

Is that so hard to do?
chadboban  +   1177d ago
Judging by the comments here, it's seems to be pretty damn hard.
ShadowGhost  +   1178d ago
The Vita just launched earlier this year in the states and in Europe. The media just needs to give it some time and quit always saying the Vita is dying. Not to hate on the 3DS, but so far what I see is more of the same as last generation and the generation before that.

Has anyone seen that 3DS commercial that featured that fashion designer and at the end of the commercial, she says her name and that "She's not a gamer, but with her 3DS, she can style all she want". What I'm saying is, so far I'm seeing some shovelware being released on the 3DS as of now and that Nintendo is doing the same tactics as they did for the DS. Sony on the other hand is trying to cater towards the hardcore still, but there are some titles that cater towards the casual gamer, but mostly the "real gamers" are getting in on a treat with the Vita.
Ben_Grimm  +   1177d ago
So when is it a good time for the media to start reporting on the status of the Vita?

And you're seeing shovelware? Yet I'm seeing a ton of variety that made the DS very popular. 3DS has a large share of hardcore titles also. So the "real" gamers are also getting treated on the 3DS.

I find your statement funny, you're seeing some shovelware on the 3ds but on the Vita you only see some titles that cater to the casual gamer. Interesting how that works.

Then again I guess you only see what you want to see.
ShadowGhost  +   1177d ago
Of course the Vita has casual games on it, but what I was saying was that the 3DS was showing those shovelware titles here in the states. Now in Japan, the real reason why the 3DS is outselling the Vita is because of Monster Hunter, Maro, and Pokemon. Once the Vita gets a killer game in Japan like Final Fantasy X remastered in HD and hopefully a Dragon's Quest or Monster Hunter on their own, then maybe there will be a different tide in sales, but until then, the 3DS has what Japan wants to play.
DEATHxTHExKIDx  +   1178d ago
lets w8 till its been around for a full year and see where it is then.
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