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Submitted by MattS 376d ago | opinion piece

The PlayStation 4 will "win" the next generation thanks to Japanese games

Digitally Downloaded writes: "Sony pulled no punches with its Japan show. It's not just the the announcement of a new Vita model, nor was it the announcement of the Vita TV. Sony unveiled a load of Japanese-developed games for the PS4 (much of which is exclusive), and it's that software support that could well see the PS4 dominate the next generation." (PS4, Sony)

thetruthx1  +   376d ago
But not in the U.S of A

Titanfall > over quirky Japanese games lol
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MattS  +   376d ago
You're American, aren't you?

I know that because only Americans think they're so important that they're the only market that counts in the world.
xHeavYx  +   376d ago
I think all overall great games will help Sony dominate
AO1JMM  +   376d ago
While I disagree with "thethruthx1" statement, I find your statement offensive. Generalize much?
Redrum059  +   376d ago
Not all Americans are blind patriots, some of us Americans know the true purpose behind the foundation of America in our world's history. And it is not pretty, say hello to the new age religion.

On topic: the ps4 will win thanks to all gamers :)
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Eonjay  +   376d ago
It just the fact that more choices is always better. Titan Fall will be on PS4. Know this. EA doesn't care about the console war. As soon as they see that they are missing out on sales because their exclusive is on a system that is dead last in sales, they will make the appropiate adjustments. They will not continue to let COD go unanswered.
UltimateMaster  +   376d ago
Japanese games are great.

Games aren't generalized by where they've been made. They're just games, they are made to have fun.

You'd have to be a complete retard to not pick up a game because of it's location. Like saying you only play US games.

Newsflash, a ton of games are made elsewhere in the world.
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ABeastNamedTariq  +   376d ago
Hey there! I'm Anerican I don't think that.

And I loves me some JRPGs.

Don't generalize, he's just a bad seed.
coolasj  +   376d ago
I'm American and it's very sad to always see the stereotype proven true so much. Though, it IS fun to play off of it when doing a satire type thing. Unfortunately, I couldn't respond more become the sound of my freedom is so loud.
Muffins1223  +   376d ago
The irony is that games like shadow fall and second son are aimed at american and sony is focusing its console on americans while focusing the vita on japanese due to the fact the market is bigger their for mobile games just like console market is bigger in america.
Army_of_Darkness  +   376d ago
Ps4 will dominant simply because it has a bunch of exclusive western games and soon to be a shitload of Japanese exclusive games!! Omg it's totally ps2 all over again.

I cannot wait for that new level5 rpg they showed. :-D
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@MattS : Yea you listen to one individual and that makes all americans think they are important. cause you know that guy speaks for everyone right? nice job feeding a troll.
GribbleGrunger  +   376d ago
I don't think that is as much the case as you might think. Out of all the Youtube videos I've seen on which console to buy, it's the Americans that are extolling the virtues of the PS4 more than anyone else.
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rainslacker  +   375d ago
I'm American, and I prefer those quirky Japanese games. Actually wish more would get localized and stop being made to try to cater to a western audience.

Whether he's American or not is unimportant. Trolls come in all races, genders, sexual orientations, and nationalities. There's a huge market for Japanese cultured things in the US, and many of us are quite respectful of other cultures...we just don't make it on the news because we aren't inflammatory enough.

Titanfall is fairly generic. Give me a good ol' anime mech game any day.
Majin-vegeta  +   376d ago
Lol sony is b*tch smacking M$ in the U.S as of right now.
Belking  +   376d ago
Nintendo 3ds is backhand slapping sony everywhere. MS rules US and NIn rules Japan.
xHeavYx  +   376d ago
@Belking
I thought you were an Xbox fan, so sad you have to use a Nintendo product to troll.
What happened to your other bubble?
dmitrijs88  +   376d ago
that sounds wrong, but its kinda...right, lol
kayoss  +   376d ago
@xheavyx
All of his bubbles were burst along with his dream that Microsoft had a hidden gpu that could make the Xbox one more powerful then the ps4.
MysticStrummer  +   376d ago
Belking's so depressed, he forgot his customary "...lol" to signal his alleged comedy.

Fans like him have such short memories. They think sales from one gen translate to the next. They're about to get a big slap in the face.

It is pretty funny that he's reduced to trolling Vita. He knows PS4 is going to win big over the One. That may actually give Vita sales a bump. We'll see.
M-M  +   376d ago
Talk about disrespectful -_-.
sincitysir1  +   376d ago
Dude you make Americans look bad u self centered banana ;) no buy seriously Japanese games are popular. Maybe not as popular s larger franchises but they sell and are some of the best games out there. I mean I don't think there's a day when I don't see something about final fantasy. So screw u the truth!
AznGaara  +   376d ago
Funny how he says USA first and the first thing he's goes to is.... Guns. Lol. That's not all we care about is it? Anyways sorry but I put Catherine and Disgaea over all the generic shooters we got this gen.
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Fil101  +   376d ago
Demons souls says hell.
rainslacker  +   375d ago
Pretty much anything from NIS America or Atlus will take precedence over any western game for me any day if I had to choose. It's not that I don't like western games, it's just most seem rather generic to me and except for the standout titles they all seem to be made to cater to the lowest common denominator. It doesn't help that the largest western publishers monetize the hell out of their games, although Japanese pubs are following suit on that as well now.
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ricochetmg  +   376d ago
Dude its coming to the ps4 and also that was the problem with xbox. First it was halo, then it was gears and now they have a third party game thats coming to ps4. When thats all gone you left with a console to beat your gf with. You can never go wrong with a Playstation time and time agian.
cleft5  +   376d ago
As of August Knack had more preorders than Titanfall, http://www.vgchartz.com/art... I am sure Titanfall will be an amazing game, but unless things change Titanfall just isn't going to be the hit it should be.
Ohlmay  +   376d ago
Titanfall is a 2014 title with no release date. By your logic, The Order and Infamous will fail... Knack is a launch title with a release date, of course it will have higher pre-orders. In fact Titanfall has some of the highest pre-orders for a 2014 title, which is a great indicator of success. PS3 fans, remember Left 4 Dead 2 on PS3? Published by EA/Valve through the Partners Program just like Respawn Entertainment and it ran on Source Engine just like Titanfall? Sounds familar right? Oh and Orange Box released the year before it, so don't give me that BS excuse of Gabe Newell hating the PS3. Titanfall is an MS exclusive, deal with it. You've got boring shooters like Killzone, have fun with that :P
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ABeastNamedTariq  +   376d ago
@Oh

As I recall, Destiny is a 2014 title with no release date. That has more preorders than Titanfall. I'm just saying.
Ohlmay  +   376d ago
Destiny is from Bungie, probably one of the most famous studios in gaming... Titanfall, New IP, New Studio on 1 platform and TF still is in second place in 2014 pre-orders.
Ohlmay  +   376d ago
From what I recently read, Titanfall is not looking to take down Call of Duty, more evidence it will stay on Microsoft platforms. Truth hurts doesn't it Sony drones :( Have fun on Killzone SF, one of the most generic shooters I've ever seen that only won 3 awards compared to 60+ of Titanfall :'(
Kingscorpion81  +   376d ago
Titanfall will to come to the PS4 and PC you idiot! Just wait and see... To be honest I'm not that interested in Titanfall...
aceitman  +   376d ago
I know a good amount of 360 owners jumping ship , yeah ms had the (usa) this gen but sony has the worldwide this gen even coming out a year after ms, this is how this gen ends wii 1st ps3 2nd and 360 3rd , and that's how it will end on nov 22 when this gen counts end and the next gen starts . theres no way ms can catch sony or wii between now and nov 22. then it will be game on for next gen . I see ps4 1st wiiu 2nd and xone 3rd
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dmitrijs88  +   376d ago
not sure about wiiu 2nd, but ps4 1st for sure.
porkChop  +   376d ago
Except the PS4 is "winning" by miles in USA, just like the rest of the world. And pro-tip, Titanfall isn't an Xbone exclusive.
thetruthx1  +   376d ago
Oh by the way I like games like Final Fantasy and used to love Tekken. I'm just giving Titanfall a compliment :)

Even if Titanfall does go to the playstation side, by the time you guys get the port One owners will be playing Halo 5 ;)

Does the guy comparing Titanfall preorders to Knack's know that Titanfall isn't coming out until next year? Lol and we'll see how many games are sold at launch
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Majin-vegeta  +   376d ago
Halo 5??Lol you mean that cookie crutter FPS that is now trying to be COD??Guess you like the taste of sour milked games.
MysticStrummer  +   376d ago
Tell us why Destiny has more preorders on both consoles than Titanfall does, yet isn't coming out until next year either?
aceitman  +   376d ago
heres to u thetruex 10 hurts doesn't it http://www.neogaf.com/forum...
PSVita  +   376d ago
Titan fall.... It's one game, a shooter at that and that's all you can say.
dale_denton  +   376d ago
and the joke of the day goes to you....
xKugo  +   376d ago
Typical American Xbox fanboy. Only thing they appreciate is shit with guns and explosions in it. This is why their brand shouldn't be graced with titles like FFXV and KH3. They don't even support those genres; they just laugh at them and go back to COD. Unbelievable
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CGI-Quality  +   376d ago
You'll be down to one bubble in no time.

OT: I think it will take the win for this gen, as well. EU + JP will be enough, while it will, at worst, equal the X1 in the US.
first1NFANTRY  +   376d ago
i'd rather have variety than an over saturation of American shooters every single year. why do you people love shooting things so much?
wenaldy  +   376d ago
Amurikkka, fuck y(ou)eah...!!!!!
Tornado  +   376d ago
Here's not where you should come, go home Xbot :)
Karpetburnz  +   376d ago
Xbots are clinging way to hard to TitanFall and hyping it as if its the greatest thing ever, it looks like another COD clone, it's nothing special. But if I was a Xbox fanboy, I would also be placing all my hopes on to one game because everyone knows the Xbone will be a complete flop.
dmitrijs88  +   376d ago
as dellusional as can be
reko  +   376d ago
@thetruth

what?? hahahahahaha funny guy hahah.
MysticStrummer  +   376d ago
If MS wins the US again, it will not be nearly as big a margin as this gen.

I think there's a very good chance MS won't win NA at all.
5h4h4b  +   376d ago
What a cry baby. Must be hurting DEEP DOWN eh because your beloved dgpu rumor was trashed recently. Keep crying!
fooltheman  +   375d ago
Where was it trashed?
5h4h4b  +   375d ago
@fooltheman

Here you go bro.
Http://n4g.com/news/1350690...
Kratos_1986  +   375d ago
you do know that the ps4 is outselling xbone in pre orders even in the US do you ?
ZHZ90  +   375d ago
You are giving the American people a bad image, boy.

"Great Games" is the thing will help Greatness of PS4 Dominate whether they are American, Europeans, Asians etc doesn't matter what matters is "Great Games" and don't be racist.
medman  +   375d ago
4>1. The end.
tristanwerbe  +   376d ago
LOL
Kuse  +   376d ago
Its all about numbers...US has more...
TongkatAli  +   376d ago
American dollar value sucks around the world.

It's going to get worst which isn't going to make America that important in the future, so, it has to do about the topic at hand.
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AO1JMM  +   376d ago
lol that is untrue and nothing to do with the topic at hand.
xKugo  +   376d ago
Actualy AO1, the value of the dollar has been steadily declining for quite some time now, and many economist say that with the incredible and consistent up-rise of the Chinese economy, the yuan is set to surpass the dollar in value no later than 2021. The American economy and thus American dollar is nowhere near it's former glory, so while the American market is as of now the biggest market to pander to, many believe that is set to change sooner rather than later. Same with U.S losing it's AAA-credit rating and the future of it remaining a global superpower. Just my $0.02
Hicken  +   376d ago
More what? More blind people like you willing to buy the Xbone crap?

Sorry, but the US could do with less "gamers" like you. You give the rest of us a bad name.
Kuse  +   375d ago
What's wrong about the Xbox One? And if you are going to have a mature argument you should use big boy words instead of stooping low and calling a console a name that was dredged up by some raging teenager.

The Xbox One has a better lineup of exclusives and has better premium services that enables a streamlined user interface. Playstation still has a network that isn't up to par with Microsoft, and I'd rather not wait all day for a game to download when I can get it faster with Xbox One.
Hicken  +   375d ago
If you're going to have a mature argument, you should avoid phrases like "big boy" and "raging teenager."

You should also actually have a point to argue; you still haven't answered what the US supposedly has more OF. Is that because there's nothing more to that statement than that? That there's no substance behind it?

That's not how you conduct a mature debate.

If we're being mature, then we have to admit that the "better" lineup is subjective. Personally speaking, there's no launch exclusive on XB1 that appeals to me, especially since Titanfall- the only one that DID, and isn't even an exclusive, really- isn't there. On the other hand, Killzone is an absolute must-have, and Resogun and Rime are at least two more that I can't miss out on.

Again, maturity- and just good sense- would say we don't know how good the online networks will be for the next generation of consoles. The same ALMOST goes for premium services, except anybody not being biased would tell you that PS+ is a better value than XBLG, making the former the better service. How that will play out next gen remains to be seen, but by all accounts, PS+ seems to be in the lead again.

As for the downloads... well, usually, in a mature debate, people do their research so they don't say blatantly ignorant things like "waiting all day." I'll give you time to do just that, so you can see WHY what you said was ignorant, but given your track record, I don't expect much.
drsfinest72  +   376d ago
uh no
SaulGoodman  +   376d ago
Yeah...in Japan maybe. Here in the U.S. there's a heavyweight boxing match scheduled at the end of the year. WHO WILL WIN!!!?
kwiksilver99  +   376d ago
gamers :)
Kingscorpion81  +   376d ago
Playstation is all about Variety of games not just Titanfall or FPS lol
SEAN1617  +   376d ago
I am in the good Old USA and I have to say that I have no interest in the Xbox-One. As I see it, PS4 is on a path to dominate all territories. This is my opinion, not a fact.
but I say this because the momentum has changed. Just like it did when the PS3 announced its $599 price tag. (the feeling was in the air.)

Xbox-one is launching later : USA
Xbox-one is is Priced higher:
Xbox-one seems to be less powerful than the ps4:

But most important of all the PS4 is getting willing support once again like ps2. Not paid support like
Xbox-one. Indie devs, Japanies devs, Western devs
and we still have not seen the giants of Sony
come out to play.

Well thats my two cents go ahead and disagree I don't care i am going to bed =)

Any who good night.
aceitman  +   376d ago
@sean ur 2cents is worth a dollar to me :)) good statement .
SEAN1617  +   373d ago
THANKS BUDDY!
Iltapalanyymi  +   376d ago
sonydomination :3
5h4h4b  +   376d ago
It has won gamers hearts already. I am so excited for ps4. More than I was for ps3.

Ps4TW.
Jubez187  +   376d ago
PS4 will have the MAJORITY of great Indie titles, Japanese games, and Western games. Microsoft can drill us with more shooters (between Titanfall, Halo, and Gears they have three exclusive shooter franchises -.-) but at the end of the day most people around the world want variety. I'm not saying that TF, Halo, and Gears aren't great games and can't continue to be great games, but honestly I don't see MS pushing anything besides shooters and Kinect 2.0. I know most US gamers will turn around and say "screw indies and Japanese games" and that's fine, but on a global scale MS can't touch Sony.
TheFutureIsBlue  +   376d ago
Wtf at all the xbone trolls in this article. Jealous of all the variety the ps4 is getting?
5h4h4b  +   376d ago
Even in US ps4 is leading 2:1. X1 US domination hahahaha

Truth hurts.
Sadist3  +   376d ago
Most Japanese games suck. Metal Gear, Resident Evil are cool, but all those stupid RPG's? I'm tired of playing as 3 girls and one guy that looks like a girl fighting a creature that resembles a smiling cat with bat wings. Great games used to come out of Japan back in the day, not anymore.
RicardJulianti  +   376d ago
You need to play better RPG's if you think the majority of them are like that.
Theyellowflash30  +   376d ago
The Japanese games at Sony's conference were not huge system system sellers in Japan.

Guilty Gear
Yakuza Inshin
Deep Down
FF 15
KH3
and a few others

ect- great games. But I think Nintendo has Japanese games that will sell more. Monolith Soft X, Super Mario, Zelda, Bayonetta 2, Mario Kart, Fire Emblem. Wii Fit U, Sonic Lost World.

But that's just my opinion. Should be interesting to see how things play out.
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grassyknoll  +   375d ago
You put Final Fantasy & Kingdom Hearts as not huge sellers!? They are massive franchises in Japan & around the world. I'll probably prefer Bayonetta 2, but it's not going to sell loads, it's a niche game for a niche platform.
Theyellowflash30  +   375d ago
I messed up

FF 15 is, Kingdom Hearts is so so.

I meant the games they had at the conference
Karpetburnz  +   376d ago
Xbox fanboys fear Naughty Dog, they know that once Uncharted 4 or a new Ip is announced, they're done.
Max-Zorin  +   375d ago
Only on N4G it's always someone trying to ruin people excitement for what's coming up. Anyways November need to hurry up. Why the release date couldn't be in October?
gamepard  +   375d ago
..It s the only way to win... making more JApanese AAA games is the tip.... and not oversupporting crap Hyped games like COD,BF4, Diablo3 et etc...lets hope that Sony will follow this way
VicodinViking  +   375d ago
Good luck selling these supposed AAA Jap titles over here, highly doubt majority of western gamers are going to care about Japanese titles. They don't appeal to most people at all.
gamepard  +   375d ago
when i say AAA i mean real AAA...no crap west-mimicking games aka RE6 or DMC... didnt you(and people)like Dragons Dogma?? MgS4?? MonHun 3?? (retoricaly asking)
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Mr_Danski  +   375d ago
So many games on PS4.. Starting to pop up everywhere now. With some luck, even though they said no surprises at TGS they will show some more new games..

Sony have done well. Very well.

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