On Wednesday morning, Capcom addressed questions concerning PS Vita’s omission from the re-release of “Resident Evil Revelations”. The reasons may surprise you.
So... They just didn't want to do it basically... Oh Crapcom, you fail all the time this generation. I'll make sure to get this used for my 3DS. Don't want money going to them. So weird saying that when I hate buying used because of that exact reason. This is the one company that deserves it.
Funny had it been the other way round and you would've more than likely been slamming the 3ds for being 'old tech' and completely pointless and that the Vita was far superior and the sorts and that they made the right decision and I'm sure then you would've been happy to give your money to them. Ah some people.
Funny that you would make a baseless judgment about another user... There are no lifers who devote their lives to loving any of the three companies, so don't act like it's all one sided. There's no reason to try to start an argument with someone who's being reasonable.
I have a 3DS...... So, no. I would not have slammed it for that.
snookies no but most on here would. Saying they wouldnt, wood be likeing saying n4g is a site with no fanboys. Sony fanboys would smell blood in the water and be all over it. I love my ps3 but my vita......its a train wreck and it needs some great games.RE would of been nice. Btw people do not write out a list of games saying these are great vita games. Ive seen it and still only own two that were even worth getting.
"Sony fanboys would smell blood in the water and be all over it." ROFL..I just spit out my water.
dodgy bs reason, just say there are way to little Vita's out there to make it worthwile
***Sony fanboys would smell blood in the water and be all over it. *** You mean like how a 'non-Sony-fanboy' started the whole debate by calling someone else a fanboy indirectly and saying how they would have said something if it was different? Pot, kettle, and all that.
@Snookies12 Basically. There's no excuse as to why this game isn't being ported to the Vita. Most people don't have surround sound in their homes, and there's no way to determine what size or even what kind of TV they have to say, "…. when we were developing Revelations for new platforms we really wanted to hone in on the experience you get with a large format screen, surround sound, etc. This type of setup really helps players get sucked into the horror vibe and enjoy the game to its fullest extent." People are still gaming on SD TV's. That response was utter BS. I don't know what's going on over there, but Capcom are starting to lose touch with reality. If it's because the Vita hasn't sold well, then say it. Don't lie about it. Ugh. I'm so done with Capcom, they're on my Bethesda list.
Even if vita sales are low at the moment, Capcom could have released it only on the psn store instead of retail. I mean, it's not fair that they put it on Wii U but not Vita, when both systems are about neck-and-neck in sales.
Don do you even think before you speak? wii u is 2 months old and vita is a year old. Why would they be looking at vita over wiiu? Anyway l'll wait for the HD one. I was planning on getting 3dsxl but maybe not yet. project x zone and maybe layton(never played any) are the only games for the handheld Sony needs to get some more uncharteds, ac3l, gravity rush, like games stat
O.O Did you change the word 's***' to Bethesda?
It's not being ported because the Vita is selling incredibly poorly, and Sony doesn't seem to care about fixing the situation. Why should third parties risk it when Sony themselves aren't even bothering with their own handheld?
@ servbot there's only so much that Sony can do. This sounds more like a Capcom issue than a Sony one.
@ Snookies12 I know what you mean I as well don't buy used or trade in my games. oh don't forget craptivision. I'll skip on this one till the price go down i'm not paying more for a year old handheld remade for home consoles with a higher price than the original. good job at milking out the fans dry crapcom
Belting out cracking games for 25 years, a couple of shit decisions of recent years and they don't deserve anything. Nice.
No one's buying the Vita. Business decision.
The four million people out there are no one now?
Well they did good with Revelations, so buy it new. They did an amazing job...can't say much for the other new RE titles though.
Actually, the quote completely makes sense if you think about it. The architecture's too different between the 3DS and the PS Vita... to make a port - even a lazy port that didn't require too much staff time, just enough to get the technical crap down. Staff time equals money. They're being really dainty about it with that quote, but they are saying they don't want to invest money on that port. They didn't want to invest money in porting Revelations to the Vita because they didn't think they'd get a fair return on that investment. The Vita doesn't have a broad enough user base yet... unless they bought a Vita for the game. Would you buy a Vita for Revelations alone? Do they have their killer app yet (and not Sound Shapes, that's also for the PS3, amazing, and for a niche audience of people who actually like well-made games)? Revelations won't appeal to every single owner of the system, too, so don't throw a weak user base number out there and assume four million unit sales. Nope. So they didn't invest any money. It's the one thing Scamcom's said in the past year or so that made any sense to me (don't even get me started on Megaman). TongkatAli, below, has the best idea: Make a Vita-exclusive Resident Evil game, one made for it. One so good that people *will* buy the system for the game. ...good luck with that, though, since Capcom has kinda been not so great with Resident Evil as of late.
vita trying to borrow killer 3ds games
R u one of the people that complained about re6 because if so you really got the concept of vote with ur wallet ass backwards
Then why the heck do we keep getting lego 3ds version games for our vita when they are "EXTREMELY" different beast.
Hey....you guys still have a Sony hand-held Resident Evil game to do...it was revealed for the PSP but I'm guessing you should do it on the PSV now.
I never heard about that one. Can someone post a link? :)
E3 2009 http://www.youtube.com/watc...
yeah its Resident Evil portable i wonder what happened to that thing
cashcom hates Sony, thats why we didnt got DMC PSP too.
do u guys think capcom will be the next thq?
I think its not that Capcom hates Sony PlayStation. Many Capcom huge mega hits are born on PlayStation platform like Resident Evil, Monster Hunter etc. I think it's Nintendo's deal with Capcom to keep PlayStation from total domination of the games industry. Remember Capcom 5 games like RE4, Viewtiful Joe, exclusivity? And now its Mon Hun. We will see if this works this time.
I don't even think they try to come up with excuses anymore. Seems like they just spit out the first words that pop into their heads. I wouldn't be surprised if their next excuse sounds something like "we're not porting X game to Y system because we wanted to start our vacation early"
Make a exclusive Vita RE game with Rebecca. I'm tired of Jill, Chris and Leon never ending adventures. Edit: Come on the girl went through hell in RE 0 and babysat Chris in RE 1. She deserves a second epic game and throw in Billy too, they make a good team : ) I can't put my faith in the RE games without Mikami. Its a waste liking this franchise in this day and age.
Oh hell I'm tired of residents evil stupid story lines now.
Birry was rearry coor, they should bring him into the new city during the zombie outbreak and show how he is doing.
Claire needs to come back!
They ported street fighter x tekken to the Vita, I'm sure they could do this game.Nintendo must of told them not to do any games on Vita but the fighting games.
lol, same BS reason Platinum gave for no Metal Gear: Rising on Wii U. The real reason: We don't think we will make enough money to make the effort worth it.
People would call bull no matter what they say but they should at least have the face to tell the truth.
Unfortunately that has proven true. Looking at the sale of Wii-U games not named Nintendo Land and Super Mario Bros. U, the best selling game "ZombiU" hasn't even broke the 500,000 mark. Not saying that the Vita has done any better, but the simple fact that they're taking a chance to port it to Wii-U and not Vita is complete BS.
Thing about Zombie U it got a broken nose in the form a review score of 3 even before it got out of the starting gates. Turns out it really didn't deserve a 3.
RE is dead to me, and has been dead to me for years. It sucks Vita misses out on a game, but it probably would have been crappy anyway. Because of Capcom of course, not the Vita.
As much as I loathe Capcom, they actually did right on Revelations. It's an actual Resident Evil from what I've played on the 3DS version, it's what RE5 and RE6 should have been.
I suppose they just wanted to focus on consoles which is the whole point of this update. I would like to see a resident evil for vita though, whatever happened to the psp one, did it become revelations?
I've got an idea, how about make Resident Evil Outbreak for the Vita instead. That game is long overdue...........
A compilation of both games with updated graphics. But Capcom, if you ever do this, please cut down the load times. Resident Evil Outbreak 1 and 2 are my two favorite games in the series. Mikami and Capcom made Resident Evil 4 a shooter, but later released Outbreak 1 and 2, the true evolution to the series. Just think if Outbreak sales were good, where would we be now with Resident Evil? You've really got to think because Outbreak had many revolutionary features to the franchise. In J's Bar, zombies from outside would continue to either walk in the bar or crawl over the barrels into the bar. Zombies would knock open doors, so even though you might be in a room where there isn't a zombie, there's a possibility you're not in a room where there can't be a zombie. The one facility had zombies that would go from room to room since there are automatic doors, Hunters would chase you down from room to room, etc. The hospital had zombies and the leech man. So in Resident Evil your only melee weapons were usually knives. Not in the Outbreak series. Crutches, brooms, etc. Anything you could find was usable. You could pick up a nail gun and either nail boards to the wall to stop zombies from progressing or you could use the nail gun to shoot zombies. While Resident Evil 4 went the direction of shooter. Resident Evil Outbreak was more survival horror.
Well said, i think that Outbreak was a game ahead of its time since it released when online in consoles was starting to be standard. Releasing now RE O with current online capabilities is a no brainer really, even today RE O is a beloved game, almost every time i mentioned how Otbreak was great here i rarelly had any disagrees, to boot RE O 2 introduced shoot while walking but it still didnt made the game any easier. Hopefully they reboot the series, i mean its now or never. On topic Thats BS Cashcom.
i know for one thing someone at capcom doesn't know how to spell revelations. i hope they get it right this time
"Because we hate Sony"
"because our game wouldn't sell on the vita"
lol, I'm Vita's starved userbase would lap up RE:revelations. Especially in japan
It might if they spell Revelations right this time.
The Vita user base is not starved though. We have plenty of games to play. We get new games every week. O_o
And it's going to sell on Wii-U? ZombiU aka the 3rd best selling, and Non-Nintendo game has yet to break 500k, but it's getting it.
The Wii U has 10 games that sold 100,000 or more. Zombie U is the third highest selling Wii U game with 320,000. The Vita has 34 games that sold 100,000 or more. Who knows how many more since Sony doesn't share digital sales. These are games that have been out around Wii U's release date and numbers they've sold. Playstation All Stars with 120,000, Need For Speed Most Wanted with 240,000, Ragnarok Odyssey with 200,000, Persona 4 Golden with 340,000, Assassin's Creed 3 Liberation with 560,000, and Black Ops Declassified with 590,000. Assassin's Creed 3 on the Wii U was only released 20 days later than the other consoles. Why did it only sell 100,000 when both the PS360 sold four million each? Oh. That's right. Rarely does anything third party sell huge numbers on Nintendo consoles. Most Nintendo fans buy nothing but first party games and the only reasosn third parties get the sales that they do is because there are people out there that are into games and not because "it's Nintendo, it's Sony, it's Microsoft." There are some great Wii games that sold horribly because it didn't have Mario, Wii something or other, etc, on the title. No offense to all Nintendo fans. Just pandaboy and rabid fanboys like him. *edit* Also. This may or may not be the reason it's not coming to the Vita, but didn't Nintendo pay Capcom to develop Revelations as an exclusive portable? Maybe Capcom is unable to port it over to the Vita even if they wanted to because of the wording on a contract agreement? As a Vita owner myself, there are a lot of good games on there, but if games like Asphalt Injection and Dungeon Hunter Alliance sold 100,000 then I'm sure Resident Evil Revelations would as well.
"When asked why there is no PS Vita version, he replied:" " when we were developing Revelations for new platforms we really wanted to hone in on the experience you get with a large format screen, surround sound, etc. This type of setup really helps players get sucked into the horror vibe and enjoy the game to its fullest extent." okay? so you're saying that you have no reason not to get it for Ps Vita? dafuq capcom? dafuq?
Why not just come out and say they didn't wanna port it to PSV?instead of some bull crap excuse like this....
Because Capcom already destroy Resident Evil franchise!! that's why!! I don't know what's going on in Capcom, but I hope they don't screw up Street Fighter
Sucks but at least its coming to the PS3 which will have proper controls unlike the 3DS version (even with the clunky CPP accessory)
I don't understand why so many people are crying over this. If you own a VITA, chances are you own a PS3. So.... you're STILL getting to play the game! Who cares if it's not coming out on the fancy $300 handheld you just had-to-have at launch? You still will get to play it. Get over it. I'd rather Capcom release a completely new/original RE title for the VITA (you know, like the announced "Resident Evil Portable" for PSP some years back?)
Vita has been out for a little while now, and not EVERYONE as you put it who owns a Vita also owns a PS3.. i sold mine ages ago because my consoles mostly gather dust as i'm a PC gamer, but i do like using handhelds. so there.
I didn't say everyone who owns a Vita owns a PS3. I said "Chances are." Most people I've been seeing complain are mentioning the "cross buy" feature, which would imply that.. They own a PS3. Sorry you don't own one. Your complaint is then justified. Now go buy a 3DS.
But everybody owns at least a laptop nowadays so Vita-only owners will most probably be fine too as long as they have a semi-decent PC that can run this game at 720p. This game is an HD remake of a 3DS title, so the system requirements can't be too high unless the game is getting a serious visual overhaul which I doubt would be the case. Seems like the lack of a Vita version will not prevent anyone from playing the game, though it'd be great to have it in Vita's library and I'd gladly buy a copy myself.
Revelations on PS3 with crossplay support Capcom (troll face) That would be funny. I could see Capcom doing this just so you have to buy the retail version. so they dont have to sell it for 39.99 on the vita.
knowing Capcom... this makes a lot of sense. lol
Smh... Sheesh woulda been nice. I've tried to ignor the whole " Capcom is fuckin up" comments and stuff, but this.... Yeah, it starting to look true. They are making some really bad choices... Along with really bad excuses.
BS excuse! Its probably because of a Capcom-Nintendo deal --- of course they wouldn't allow a Vita port, that would directly compete with the 3ds original and make it look graphically inferior. Wasted opportunity there Capcom.... You still owe us PSP/Vita owners for RE Portable!
if the cApcom nintendo deal wa legit then wish they bring REmake over since it was two consoles ago..wow. two ago/
So basically they were lazy.
Well it could've looked a fair bit better on Vita to be honest. I have a 3DS and this game, it does look very good for a 3DS game i will admit.. but what annoys me is the comfort level of the 3DS its self, square sides = not comfy to hold for a while, and the slidepad really has so little grip that my thumb begins to slide off if i hold a direction for 10 seconds or more. seriously nintendo, why make the slidepad have no grip at all?. On that note, i find Vita is much more comfortable to hold due to its rounded sides, and i don't have that trouble with the control sticks slipping on Vita.
.... so they can make it for the ps3; something every other dev pretty much has said is very like the vita in terms of how easy it is to port games between the two- yet they can't make a vita version..... wtf?