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Submitted by LazySAGamer 252d ago | news

How to use your PS Vita as a second PS4 controller

Maybe you’re picking up a PlayStation 4 today or you already have one, and one of the games you happen to pick up supports 2 player’s on screen at the same time. Maybe you don’t have a second controller, but your buddy, wife, girlfriend, dog, brother or sister wants to get in on some two-player action. If you have a Vita, you’re sorted. (PS4)

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LazySAGamer  +   252d ago
Now if only the PS Vita actually had some games it would become a truly useful device
iamnsuperman  +   252d ago
I actually does. Media Molecule seem to be holding up the device with LBP (arguable the best version) and tearaway. Gravity Rush and sound shapes (I know the latter appears on the PS3 but for level design it is far easier on the Vita due to its touch screen). Killzone isn't a bad shooter either (for a handheld it is pretty good). The point is their are hidden gems.

I say there are 4 must have play before you die games and lots of good games on top of that
ElleGee  +   252d ago
You forget Lumines. Everybody always forgets Lumines.
DOMination-  +   252d ago
Media Molecule didn't make LBPvita
iamnsuperman  +   252d ago
@DOmination

You are absolutely right. I forgot the passed on the franchise to someone else. They did a good job
AHall88  +   252d ago
What about Persona 4 Golden? Along with PSone Classics and a handful of excellent PSP games for it.
paul-p1988  +   252d ago
Velocity Ultra, Rayman Legends, Everybody's Golf World Tour, Modnation Racers, God Eater 2, Toukiden, Blazblue, not to mention all the PSP/PS1 games i have on my memory sticks. I play my Vita more than i play my PS3, and it has stopped me playing those rubbish casual games on my phone lol.

If anything Vita has a lot more games than certain people would like to believe!
NukaCola  +   252d ago
Tearaway
Soul Sacrifice
Uncharted
Assassin's Creed Liberation
Need for Speed
Batman Arkham Blackgate
Guacamelee
LittleBigPlanet
Walking Dead
Hotline Miami

PS4 Remote Play
Party Chats
Netflix
Crunchyroll
Hulu

The Vita is a great device. I love it just as much as the 3DS. Both have great games.
DarKnightDave  +   252d ago
I'm really digging Batman Arkham Origins Blackgate. It's not the same as the console version, more like the old Metroid games. Killzone Mercenary is really good too.
BelkingOfSony  +   252d ago
Have you tried looking for psvita games? Or are you a member of the 'vita haz no gamezzzzz' gang?
C-H-E-F  +   252d ago
I'M TIRED OF THIS HAS NO GAMES CRAP..... Dude, go to gamestop and use the demo ps vita. There's TONS of great games on the vita. They have games of all genres on there. So to say it has no games is 100% ignorant. I will welcome you with a disagree and -1 for trolling.

On topic, to be disrespectful when I play my friends on the ps4. I don't play with the DS4 I play with the vita. I tell them they aren't worthy of me playing with the DS4. They really hate that, especially when i'm streaming to the vita at 30fps playing games like nba 2k14 that is 60fps on the ps4 itself. So yeah it makes the rivalries all the better. Haven't lost yet actually.
Bell Boy  +   252d ago
You may go into a store and not see many games on shelves but the ps store is fully loaded with quality content. That's why my 32gb card is full and I am praying Sony get those 64's to US quick smart.

Many multi plats such as rayman series have arguably the finest version on vita.

But hey you spew your lies all day buddy
Nail13  +   251d ago
I <3 Soul Sacrifice so much, am planning/waiting to get VitaTV and Vita light. Then buying 3 copies of Soul Sacrifice Delta when that comes.
kingPoS  +   251d ago
Go to the Playstation store https://store.sonyentertain... and tell the Vita has no games.

The Vita is no one's Atari Jaguar.

Gateway MT6706 2008
3-4-5  +   251d ago
@Lazy - What games should it have ?
ElleGee  +   252d ago
That's pretty cool, actually. Cool even if you have two controllers, and somehow have a 3 player game.
moonstormer  +   252d ago
that's one expensive second controller
LazySAGamer  +   252d ago
ah but you can also use it to... use as a second screen and browse the Interwebs
moonstormer  +   252d ago
that's why i have a tablet - still don't see the point of a vita. and yet i want one. hope they bundle it with the PS4 soon
arkard  +   252d ago
Can't use your tablet to play ps4 games anywhere with wifi.
mikeslemonade  +   252d ago
Well since I have the Vita already and too cheap to get a second controller then this would work. But there's latency and using the rear-touch in place of the shoulder buttons is not gonna work. It should be fine with simplistic games.
Stsonic  +   252d ago
good feature but all sound is past to the vita which is annoying.
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CyrusLemont  +   252d ago
If you're using it as a second controller, you can change that in the PS4 settings by holding down the PS button and adjusting the playback options. It's good to be able to stream audio to the device and being able to adjust it rather than no audio being streamed whatsoever. Plus you can plug headphones into the vita and play somewhere else in the house or in public if you wanted to.
SilentSolid  +   252d ago
recently bought Rainbow moon and terraria for psvita. no games? hahahah!

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