Apple and Microsoft 'unresponsive', says Rubicon, but Sony 'is engaged with mobile devs' ...
free dev kits equals more great games. this is awesome news if it happens
Indeed. Im interested to see wat support ps suite gets
You know, this is the kind of good news that brings a smile on me face. To see a large company such as Sony showing interest in such a small entity like these developers. This again, shows that Sony is really making the right moves supporting the PSV with software at the same time how they behave towards the Indie community/small time developers, giving them more trust in Sony, unlike some other companies. Apple recently introduced a new policy in how they publish and control books sold on their iSteveJobsIsLord devices; in such a way that Apple is the only one that makes a profit on all books sold. Before you could sell your books directly to the customer from your website by providing a link inside your app. Now Apple no longer wants that. They've forced people to remove these links and if you don't, they want a 30% cut on EVERY BOOK YOU SELL. This pissed off (and forced to close) some independent devs such as Dennis Morin and his iFlow reader app which took him months of work and so much of his money invested in the app, and Apple decides to suddenly change the rules. Not a good way to support small time devs! Link: http://www.tabletmonsters.c... It's good to see Sony provide such good feedback to these devs as from my point of view, Sony is the company taking new risks with new IPs more than the other large 'green one'. Games such as Heavy Rain just prove that.
This is a breath of fresh air for the homebrew community as well. Sony is now opening its doors to make business with hackers and pirates in a good way. An open source OS platform like Android means limitless apps, customization, & options the software makers can bring to the table. PS Vita will be an even playing field for big devs and small devs alike. Sony is now offering the freedom many people are wanting on the PlayStation platform.
more games the better for me. I have already pre ordered but i wanna know when i can get my little hands on the device. please sony release a confirmed street date.
Is there an echo in here? Well here is yours Matt801. I'm in the same spot. Sony let us know when we get to game on this beast.
If theres one thing the Vita wont lack and thats great games. Good to see that sony is supporting garage devs. This is something that i suggest Nintendo do as well. Because many times small studios can produce great titles. And even if they produce a crappy one no one will force you to buy it.
There is the downside of a crappy game crowding out a good one.
The PS store on ps3 got preview videos, a description and star rating. should give you a general idea about a game. Id love a couple indie and mini games on PSV, and a pinball game would be instant buy! But what sells me is the full console experience titles.
I can see how this could be a good thing, but I'm pretty sure this would result in more shovel-ware for the vita.
Name one front running console/handheld that didn't have the most shovelware of that generation. Shovelware is a product of an industry leader statistically.
PSV > PSP > 3DS
It really looks like Sony are trying to give there fans the best experiences for the PSV. They've really learnt from there past mistakes. I'm actually excited about the PS4 now.
Sony realizing that they need to get the devs on-board. Good news. Crazy Ken made good hardware - but left the devs to their own in comparison it seems. For PS4 Sony can just upgrade the existing tech to be competitive with modern PC specs, focus on devs and we will see a winner...
Thats how we push the industry forward. Helping the little guys with ideas.
Too bad sony announced they cut the memory for the vita in half, i guess the games wont look as good as i thought.
When has Sony ever announced a memory reduction? Why don't you get your facts straight first before posting them? Even if they DID cut down on the memory, that would've happened BEFORE all the games made were shown, and when they did show them, they looked incredible.
Here are your facts the developers have said its been nerfed now shut your trap you know nothing fanboy. And how about you do some research before you try to jump on someone else clown. On top of that when has sony ever been against cutting out features in their consoles to save costs. http://www.eurogamer.net/ar...
I saw that article day ago and I have read it again now and I STILL don't see ANYWHERE in there where it says SONY had ANNOUNCED a memory reduction. I see you're just reading rumors as facts.
I think the developers can clearly see that the memory has been borked retard its not hard to figure out. Its the deveolopers that leaked the 360 hardware specs early and let sony change to ps3 to outdue it. The developers always know first and always leak crap its a fact. The vita will not have 512 ram unless there is a uproar and sony will have to change it back. The programmers with the dev kits know exactly what ram limits they have they can see it clearly and sony is going to lie because they always do.
They are not gonna cut the RAM when all the games are being made into such a late stage and shown to the public. All the games look great to me and those were shown with the Vitas final specs. If there ever was a spec revision it would be EARLY in the development of the consoles and games. Also I wasn't saying that SONY had kept it's original specs for sure, but was just pointing out that you had put "Sony announced RAM reduction" out there as fact when they did no such thing.
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