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Submitted by Sandmano 1011d ago | article

What Japanese Gamers Have to Say About The Cheaper PS Vita

The PS Vita is doing much better these days. The game library is still not as robust as I'd like, but I don't get depressed so much when I check the Vita section of my regular game store these days. (PS Vita)

josephayal  +   1011d ago
In Japan, the PS Vita is by far the more popular portable
darren_poolies  +   1011d ago
I love the Vita but no it isn't, not even close.
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Brucis  +   1011d ago
Except for the fact that it's not.
Dan_scruggs  +   1011d ago
LOL wut? You apparently live in a bubble. The 3DS is far more popular.
LOL_WUT  +   1010d ago
I haven't said anything what the heck?
Fergusonxplainsall  +   1010d ago
If only people knew how awesome the Vita really is compared to the 3DS. The 3ds does cater to the young at heart. Since i'm 27 Vita is my all time favorite handheld i've ever held.

The fun level for me..

3DS fun level about a 2, while Vita is a whopping 4 out of 5 on fun level. Plus it's futureproofed.

Once people know, the numbers will show. The 3DS has nintendo games, while Vita has crossplay, PS1 and PSP games, mobile games, and tons of great games out or soon tba.

Sales will pick up, no doubt.
3-4-5  +   1011d ago
uhh...go check the 30 million 3DS's sold compared to the 4 million Vita's.

Have you ever done math before ?

Vita will sell more once it gets more quality games.
Fergusonxplainsall  +   1010d ago
I got a Vita and 3DS. I have bought more games on the vita then i could ever want on 3DS.
There's the cross-play games,PS classics, mobile games and great PSP games like all the GTA's.

Think about this, i bought Sly Cooper(great game),EDF, DOA,MLB 13, NFS most wanted and Soul Sacrifice all for the Vita. For my 3DS this year i only bought Luigi Mansion.

Then i got PS plus which gave me Gravity Rush, Uncharted GA, Jet Set Radio, Wipeout and a ton of fighting games:D to play.

Yeah and I only expect even more awesome for Vita at E3.

PS Vita + PS4 = A future proof handheld setup.
thechosenone  +   1011d ago
So how many price cuts did the 3DS get until it started picking up steam? How quickly gamers forget that 3DS was sucking big inflatable balls not too long ago and checkout the comments section, man people were pissed back then. xD

Once Sony drops the price and lowers the cost of memory cards you'll see a quick turnaround.

"Nintendo posts earnings, drops 3DS from $249 to $169 August 12th, current owners get 20 free games."
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Erimgard  +   1010d ago
Sony DID drop the price of the Vita in Japan. It sold great for two weeks afterwards (around 60K units two weeks in a row) and since then it has been selling around 20K a week.

The 3DS is selling at a pace of around 70K a week in Japan.

But the Vita is still young. It has time to establish itself if Sony brings quality titles to it.
duli14  +   1010d ago
I'm pretty sure he's just trolling you guys lol
kamakaz3md  +   1010d ago
haha, i like all the disagree's you got as if everyone on this site lives in japan and knows how well the vita is doing in that country... people need to get a life, and stop crying, just read the persons opinion, and dont give a negative reply, smh.
Erimgard  +   1010d ago
It's not an "opinion" if it can be factually proven wrong. Japan's sales are released weekly, and as I stated above, the 3DS is selling around 70K a week and the Vita (since its price cut) is selling around 20K a week.
MasterCornholio  +   1011d ago
And some people still say that the Vita has no games.


P.S : I personally dont believe that but i can understand why some people say it. And thats because it doesnt have Monster Hunter or Nintendo games.
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3-4-5  +   1011d ago
The games that are available though...aren't for everyone and don't appeal to everyone, hence why thery aren't being bought like you and other's think they should.

End of 2013 you will start to get exciting news about Vita's future in terms of games.
Hicken  +   1010d ago
No console's entire library is for everyone and appeals to everyone. The Wii has been the number 1 seller for most of this current generation, but had precious few games that appealed to me.

Comparatively, what IS available on the Vita is pretty wide-reaching, in terms of variety.

It's not that we believe the games should be bought up in any particular quantities. It's that perpetuated falsity that there are no games to buy. There is, arguably, something for everyone, if only one game. Puzzlers, racers, platformers, fighters, rpgs. It's all there. Whether an individual personally likes them is a different story, as is whether a person even gives them a chance, like CommonSenseGamer doesn't.

I agree that the system is just getting warmed up. Still, it should be rather evident that some people just don't WANT to admit there are any games worth playing; those are the most vocal around here.
DEATHxTHExKIDx  +   1011d ago
Sounds like ppl want more games.
imXify  +   1011d ago
PSP's best selling games series aren't on Vita yet...that's why.
Tultras  +   1011d ago
The ONE thing that stops me from utilising my vita are the memory cards.

I got a vita as a gift, but I haven't used it because the memory cards are too damn expensive.
Smokingunz  +   1010d ago
The vita has lots of potential but sony needs to give it is own identity and games.they should stop saying its a portable os3 because its not! Cross buy is cool, but I rather play cross buy games on the ps3.also criss buy games on th vita should hqve more and its own exclusive content. The price is also too high.vita should be just one model and cost around $ also needs to stop making lame developers handle their first party games.example, burning skies should've been made by insominiac. I hate how the vita is not 1080p in 2013 but my cell phone is!. Also, the games that are on both ps3 and vita., the vita gfx always takes a hit cough mortal kombat.

I think once the vita drops to $200 it will start to move units, and when then developers will put more time and money into its games for the vita. Sony has to hurry up and drop the price before its too late though.
ApolloTheBoss  +   1010d ago
The people have spoken. They want more games. Let's hope E3 is chocked full of new Vita titles.
MichaelLito79  +   1010d ago
I agree. Hope E3 changes the fortune of the PSVita.
DivineAssault  +   1010d ago
They have better games than we do! Im sure more are incoming but damn, localize some more plz.. Like Tales of Hearts R

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