2014 was a good year for the Vita, even though many think it's dead. 2015 looks like it could be an even better year for the PlayStation brands black sheep.
"If you’re looking for those, or just high-profile triple AAA titles, then yes, you won’t enjoy your Vita" Freedom Wars is AAA, as it probably had a high development budget.
True, but I have to say that there are very few AAA titles on the platform.
AAA in the western IP sense only. Japanese studios continue supporting w/ great+new IP's.
Getting Suikoden 1&2 helped a bit.
The Vita has a vast and diverse library of games. Anyone buying it now will have more to catch up on than they have time to do it in, no doubt. So, I'd say it's a GREAT buy for any of those that are uninitiated.
But selling poorly and not getting a lot of AAA support :/
The best handheld system ever made. Sony could have discontinued production a year or two ago and I'd still be satisfied by my purchase. It is THE go to for ps1 games, classic PSP games, Indies and (admittedly now sparse) first party games. Add to this free ps+ games and you'll never hurt for games.
So much potential though. I can't help but feel disappointed by my Vita. Not because it's a bad handheld. It isn't. But because of what it could have been.
All those PS1 games and indies are cool, but that doesn't really sell systems when you can play the indies on other consoles and devices. The sales proves this. Since you're talking about downloaded titles, prepare to spend a lot of money on higher capacity memory cards...still, or stick to using the painfully slow content manager. Either way, this device is poorly implemented and marketed. This product is a marketing failure and on life support. Sony is only keeping it (barely) alive to protect their PR.
Yep the memory cards suck. But I don't want to play Indies and ps1 games on my console
It's doing well enough. It's alive, technically, but surviving is more accurate but it has potential to thrive. Poor thing.
I agree, but would anyone blame Sony if they abandoned the platform? And yet, they didn't.
Weird times is all havent played my vita for months and months picked it few days ago to play lbp and killzone and havent put it down since and now i get to enjoy ps now and psn live like ps4 it feels new all of a sudden.
Vita rules! Long live the Vita!
I think there are more big games on the Vita than people give it credit for. They just usually get dismissed because they're also available on other platforms. For me, I don't care if a game was available on Steam a year ago or on the PS3 because I don't buy games on the PC and my PS3 can't fit in my pocket. And people always point to the 3DS as a portable with a lot of exclusive games. But the big titles for it are an inferior version of Smash, a lesser version of Mario Kart, and remakes of games from the N64/Gamecube. The reason the 3DS and PSP got so many "exclusives" was because they were too weak to power the games devs were making for other consoles.
"my PS3 can't fit in my pocket." This guy gets it. Until my home console is the size of my Vita, discounting a game cuz it's on console as well will remain stupid.
...on life support.
You are repeating yourself, do you got anything else to say? Zero gamer, sounds about right.
Every system even the worst ones, have a few good games, even the beloved dreamcast, but dont be a ugly sweater tard vita is dead, dead next to it is the wiiu, the denial of the blind loyalist is epic.
I don't think the blogpost is a piece of denial, but more a subjective view on the merits of the platform.
Still enjoying mine and great games are still coming for it.
i didnt even see any in target the other day.
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