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Good riddance, Luigi. Five reasons why 2014 will be The Year of Vita

Pocket Gamer's Peter Willington writes "While we were all (allegedly) celebrating the plumber in green's moment in the sun last year, the PlayStation Vita entered the public consciousness to a greater extent and became home to a surprisingly large number of great indie games. 2014 will assuredly be The Year of the Vita, then. And here's why."

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MysticStrummer2737d ago

PS4's success could boost Vita sales, but thinking it will somehow overtake or replace Nintendo's handhelds is a little unrealistic.

Concertoine2737d ago (Edited 2737d ago )

I fear they will get to thinking remote play will sell the system. I noticed Ready at Dawn, one of their big portable devs is making ps4 games now. It needs more games that are designed with portability in mind, stuff like wipeout and uncharted are good games but feel too console-y.

curiousgamer2737d ago

i agree with this. 3ds still is the best console in terms of its gaming library. the vita will probably end up playing catch up with its main competitor for the rest of its lifetime but i hope that it won't be for a wide margin.

rustyspoon802737d ago

Bought my 3G/wifi Vita for £139 with Killzone/Tennis/8gb Memory. Great price for what I got. And if that was the official price I'm sure more would pick it up.

Then Sony desperately need to cut the price of memory cards, probably by half. They are ridiculous. I want the 64gb card but it cost anywhere between £80-£120 in the UK, so almost as much as the console.

Protagonist2737d ago

Looking forward to Freedom Wars and that surprise RPG.

DEATHxTHExKIDx2737d ago (Edited 2737d ago )

That last reason is a stretch. Ill be impressed if sony doubles Vita's hardware sales in 2014 compared to 2013. Just have to wait and see tho.

wheresmymonkey2737d ago

That's not that impressive when you look at how few units its sold last year.

DEATHxTHExKIDx2737d ago

I know thats why it will be interesting to see if they can even pull it off.

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