The PlayStation Vita is in trouble but what games could rejuvenate the failing handheld? Which titles would make you excited to be a Vita owner again?
Sony could amaze us by porting the Left Behind DLC to the Vita
one game and only Monster Hunter ... a Kojima game(not a metal gear or Konami ) would also help.
GTA San Andreas Stories! I'm sure many will kill just to play THAT!
Right on the money. Monster hunter and GTA are the two highest selling PSP franchises. One is big in Japan. The other is big in the West. That's what they really need. A FF or MGS or KH or GoW would really help as well.
Zelda or mario,, wait damn it lol... i got my vita like 2 years ago and maybe have played it a total of 50 min playing street fighter alpha 3. A zelda game on the vita would kick ass tho. To be honest i have no clue what they could release, i own the system and dont even know what i would want to play on it.
You haven't played Gravity Rush, Tearaway, Soul Sacrifice, and Killzone: Mercenary?!? Go play them! Right now!
Add uncharted, P4G, LBP Vita, and the Disgaeas to that list. LBP and Persona surprised me the most. One is better than all of its console brethren while the other is one of the best RPGs I have ever played.
Ive played all of them either through a demo or ps+ and the only one i found interesting was soul sacrafice.. I did play uncharted golden abyss a little bit but still couldnt get into it for some reason.
Or you could just play it on PS Now or through remote play, nothing amazing about that whatsoever. What would really amaze people would be an exclusive GTA game like the PSP had, but Sony don't want to invest in one because they themselves have admitted what their fanboys cannot, the Vita is a failure.
Says the person with one bubble. :/
Keep on messaging me like you are preaching this device to be doomed in the first place. Congratulations! You are now blocked. :)
Ports have done nothing good for the vita, Borderlands was terrible, FF10 was still just FF10 without any real improvements (also already out on PS3 and coming to PS4 so why play it on a handheld). What vita needs is good exclusives. Vita needs a From Software title, and a Bethesda title.
* It takes a good 5-10 games to convince a large mass of people to invest in a console or handheld. Those 5-10 have to appeal to a wide variety of people. The vita has too many games that cater to the 5-10% of gamers who like playing that particular one specific style of game. Sucks because the system itself is awesome...the game selection is too limited....too confined.
No ports, San Andreas stories, gran truismo, something like dragon age or witcher.
I would like to see more RPGs, those are made for handhelds.
There are several already there and coming, the problem is whether will buy them or not.
@CaptainPunch I agree with you. People who defend Vita say that there are many RPGs being released for it, but let's be real, most of them feel generic or they're just not that great. In fact, the only truly great RPGs I played on it were Persona 4 Golden and Final Fantasy X, and the sad part is that they're just ports of PS2 games.
Yeah. Pretty much the only RPGs that get localized for the Vita are otaku-pandering games that are mediocre at best. But, let's be honest here, no one game or type of game will save the Vita. It's too late to magically turn everything around. The Vita has had a decent run, and it's not quite dead yet... but come on, people: stop expecting it to suddenly spring to life like a Frankenstein's monster.
Let us play those Ps2 games...you love to play those ps2 jrpg -Parasite eve 3... -Breath of fire reboot instead of ruining the franchise with a mobile game. -Get Monster hunter back on the playstation -Persona Q...I 've no idea what persona q is doing on the 3ds not it needs to be ported to the ps vita asap.
Persona Q uses both of the 3DS' screens for the map drawing functions. (Pretty huge part of the game, actually). And it's an Etrian Odessy game. Those are exclusive to the ds and 3DS family. Besides, vita has basically every other perspna game playable on it besides the arena games and 5. What's the harm in letting the 3DS have a spin of...?
If Sony focused on Vita as much as they do the PS4 I'm sure Vita would have gotten just as much attention. Give people a reason to own a Vita. + Fight to get Monster Hunter back xD
But if Sony had treated the PS4 like the Vita then the PS4 would have been sold without an HDD and you could only buy a proprietary one from Sony for 3 to 4 times what youd expect to pay. Basically what I'm saying is that the problem with the Vita is not one just based on games alone.
someone gets it! Sony need to let go the whole console on the go.
The likes of God of War and Last of Us could easily do it, on the software side. Whole thing is in need of reform but thats a long post I won't make again (example, reduce price on memory cards and release a 128 GB).
I am shocked that they haven't bought a GT or God of War over.
Exclusive GTA and Final Fantasy! All said.
None. Been too long with zero support. The handheld that could've been.
These articles are stupid, and pointless at this point. Sony has already made it clear they have no plans to invest heavily in the Vita platform. Their own developers aren't making big games for it. They are all working on PS4 games. No game can "SAVE" the Vita, because Sony doesn't want to support it properly with first party games. So there is no point in asking which games will save anything.
I kind of have to agree. I mean Sony sees that there is massive interest in the PS Vita. Just look at any comment section about the PS Vita, it has tons of people talking about it. But people are just waiting for the games and still Sony fails to deliver on the games. People are waiting for a drop in memory card price and still Sony fails to deliver on that front. If Sony would take some of their developers off the PS4 and put them on the Vita, that could end up saving the handheld and making them more money in the long run, but it appears as though Sony doesn't want the handheld saved.
GTA, another Assassin's Creed, maybe another CoD, Final Fantasy, more first party titles. And a more selfish request: More goddamn localisations!!! GIMME Rage Burst, Nova, Cyber Sleuth!
A Final Fantasy / King Dom hearts or a Monster Hunter would do the trick , if you look at PSP best sellers.
best-sellers was like 6m and less the attachment was bad.
Sony is dumb for wasting money on Destiny, instead of funding SE to release some titles on Vita.
They don't care about the vita it's sad. Even some psone titles aren't available to download on Vita like Crash or Spyro.I called customer service and spoke with a supervisor about it.The supervisor told me it couldn't play those games because it can't read the code which is some b.s. he made up.Every since then I've held a major grudge against sony.
Call it a wrap.. I gave up on my PSVita... At first I thought Sony had given it a second chance with PS Now.... But.. It's laggy to most games that require twitchy fingers, and the analogs just aren't like console analogs... Idk. I sold mine a couple weeks ago. The future is remote play of xbox/PS games on your mobile device with the proper controllers.
Get Pokemon, it's near impossible but Pokemon is and always has been a hardware seller
Near impossible? The only way that would ever be possible would be if Sony bought out Nintendo or if Nintendo went the way of Sega and got out of the hardware business and started licensing their software out to others.
I was going to buy a Vita mainly for remote play but after looking it up i think i won't bother.
I wouldnt mind a Socom Remaster, with visuals that show what the Vita is fully capable, Gravity Rush had the furthest draw distance of any handheld game I've ever played(so far), Uncharted Gold Abyss and Killzone Mercenary had the best Visuals of any handheld game I've ever played(so far) And restricting the 3G models to At&t was a bad idea, and not having a GPS application besides maps and "near" for the 3G model was also a bad idea, seeing that the PSP had both a gps app and gps attachmemt, and tour guide.
Ide say the Mass Effect trilogy would be a good one. It has a very diverse and passionate fanbase across Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo(Less so) and PC platforms. A large, passionate, active community seems like something the vita would benefit from greatly.
I would buy that right now, so many people would pick that up
Well psp has 2 exclusive (at the time) God of war games, a psp version of Gran Turismo, Metal gear solid Peace Walker (again psp exclusive at the time) GTA Liberty and vice city stories. And all the good games that have launched on Vita ie Gravity Rush, Killzone mercenary and Tearaway not all jumping ship to ps4. Seriously tho psp had some Major games made exclusively for it from the biggest and best of Sony's franchises and they've just not shown up on Vita other than that there's plenty to play see and do just nothing too major apart from Uncharted, which was a launch game. They could also put All PsOne classics playable on Vita and also make ps2 classics playable as come on it can remote play PS3/4 games sure it could run my little collection of digital ps2 games on my Vita.
Ni no Kuni would have made a good vita game. But more than anything, I want something like Fire Emblem or Final Fantasy Tactics...Disgaea doesn't quite cut it for me personally. I hear Banner Saga might be coming later this year. Also, I'd really like to see a game in the vein of Civilization or Endless Legend. Maybe Hearthstone...or something like it. More strategy stuff...less monster hunter clones. The vitas controls seem perfect for these kinds of games. Rather the Killzone Merc/Uncharted where I am fighting the controls. I love both franchises to death, but I'd rather see those on my PS4. I know that I am a minority here though.
I would like to see Sports games like NBA 2k and Madden come to the PS Vita. I am surprised with how massively popular both franchises are that they would completely neglect the PS Vita. People love sports games. I'd also like to see Sony resurrect some old franchises on the PS Vita like Parappa the Rapper and Syphon Filter. I hate how developers are making so many darn Smartphone games and I wish smartphone developers would put their 3D games on PS Vita because I hate touch controls. They don't realize that the PS Vita fanbase is starved at that people would be willing to pay 5 bucks or more for their games.
"What Game(s) Could Save The Vita?' its already dead.
If it is dead, why are there still games made for it? Sounds like a troll statement to me... :/
I think it's fine the way it is. I think one of its best values is in its ability to play old PS1 titles. It's basically a portable PS1 with great library of PSP and Vita games as a bonus. It's a really great underrated device.
The Vita library is incredible and if what it has can't save it, then I doubt any future game will either. The problem the Vita has is that everyone is so caught up on the prices of the memory cards. Never mind it has an amazing game library and PS+ members get two free games every month. People overlook the amazing Remote Play abilities, PS Now capabilities, and access to a huge catalog of PS1, PSP, minis, and Vita games. All they see is a memory card price that is higher than what they're used to. Sony just needs to bite the bullet and slash the price of those cards to almost nothing. They make take a loss up front, but it will completely change the conversation. It will also get people talking about the Vita again, which is probably more important.
Nothing at this point.
Even though i know none of these games would ever be created for the Vita let alone be exclusive if they did randomly held a vita conference announcing some crazy exclusives that would possibly turn people's they would have be these. Megaman X9 (2D Art style of and gameplay of like Megaman X6) Megaman X Command Mission 2 Megaman X10 (3D Graphics and gameplay of Megaman X7) Megaman Legends 3 (Yes I know it was cancelled bring it back) Death Jr. 3 Rayman 4 (Back to the 3D style) Dokuro 2 (Because why not the first one was great) Suikoden VI The Legend of Dragoon 2 Chrono Trigger 2 Jet Moto 4 Valkyria Chronicles II and III HD Collection Valkyria Chronicles VI Patapon 4 Phantasy Star Portable HD Collection Phantasy Star Portable 3 The 3rd Birthday HD Parasite Eve 4 Jak 4 (3D platformers are kind of dead on consoles so it would be right at home here) A Ratchet and Clank game similar to Size Matters exclusively and catered to the Vita An exclusive Souls game catered to the Vita An exclusive Infamous game catered to the Vita I'm not thirsty to play games on my Vita my backlog is full right now but I would love to see these games come out for it. For everyone else out there that say there isn't anything to play on it I'm sure they wouldn't turn their heads away from the Vita if half of the games I listed came out exclusively for it. To bad all you can do is dream because neither Sony or the companies that own any of the games I listed are motivated enough to actually make a good Vita game.
They know exactly what to do, they're just afraid the investment wont pay off. Enough with the ports, if its on ps3 or ps4 no one cares. They started it with uncharted golden abyss and resistance burning skies and then they just gave up. Spinoffs of hot franchises like infamous or the last of us dedicated to the vita would double their sales at least. Or another motorstorm like arctic edge or maybe GTA Los Santos Stories. You start pumping out games like that and the vita will sell as much as 3ds guaranteed.
Too ooo! I know. A game that's not a port or a remake..... okay serious tho. I would like naruto shippuden or kingdom hearts . Not saying this will save the vita but it'll help clear the shelves -_-
Games aren't killing the Vita, the memory cards and other accessories prices are. Vita is a handheld target towards people who like Japanese culture. If you don't like Visual Novels, J-RPG's, or Monster Hunter kind of games don't buy the handheld. I personally like those mentioned above, and am quite tired of seeing these "What can save the vita"? "The Vita is dead" articles. There are plenty of things that can be done with the handheld from a software/homebrew standpoint as well. They are almost done figuring out how to decrypt savefiles so you can use those saves on other accounts and not have to be locked to using that one random account you made instead of your main. The Vita is far from dead, if anything the Homebrew scene will save it, just like they saved the PSP. Especially when they do what Sony refuses (PS2 emu's, Multiple Accounts, M2 converters, CFW, and so forth).
Since Square Enix are remaking everything, please bring Final Fantasy Crisis Core.
From existing franchises that would get me to bite, I'd have to go with the following: A new and *exclusive* Final Fantasy or Dragon Quest game. A new Gran Turismo game, maybe with a compelling way to make it work with GT6 on PS3. Driveclub portable with cloud saves that sync with PS4 game. A good exclusive Ratchet & Clank, Jak & Daxter, and/or Crash Bandicoot game. I'd love a good tactics game similar to Advance Wars back on the old GBA. Maybe an Ace Combat game.
new jak and daxter of high quality, exclusive grand theft auto. NOt just games but would be cool to see a vita tv and vita bundle. Also a Vita/ps4 bundle.
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