New comments from Reggie Fils-Aime seem directly aimed at Sony's PS Vita console even if he doesn't mention it by name.
It certainly is not for this "consumer" (idk the context or meaning behind how that was used). But, he's the NOA CEO of Nintendo so what else can one expect? It's like when Jack Tretton said VITA is only for teens adults and 3DS/DS is for kids or whatever. I'll continue loving my VITA, thank you very much! *edited*
It's the lies. That's what gets me going! XD Based on sales does not make (a consumer) make me want to pick up a 3DS over a VITA right now. So it is a lie @ABizzel1.
Well, it is. Based on sales at least. Just like the PS4 is the "console of choice" for consumers. The Vita's problems are weird to me, and IMO a big deal of that has to do with big AAA games, marketing, price, and competition.
I have a 3ds and for me it feels like I'm playing a psone emulator. The 3D is ok, nothing spectacular. I personally would have enjoyed it more if they pushed the graphics more.
I own both a 3DS & Vita and have definitely played many more games on the 3DS, but I've also owned it longer. I prefer the game selection on 3DS compared to Vita SO FAR, but I do like both handhelds for what they do. * I can't play U:MvC3 or MLB The show 13 on 3DS....not even close * I can't play like 20-30 awesome games on Vita though...( that are on the 3DS) They each have their benefits.
He's the President of Nintendo's American branch. He isn't the company's CEO overall
Its not really a jab.
How do you have so many bubbles? I'm sort of jealous
LOL, just tell the truth, the bubbles will come.
I can vouch for this! I started with three and got two pretty quickly. And most of my comments are just positivity toward stuff I like lol.
I used to have five, but I told somebody off who was blasting the Vita in one thread and they took bubbles from me instead. I always seem to attract bad luck anyways. :(
Yeah it's about as much of a jab as when some one says "The hottest selling X"... doesn't mean they're putting down Y. Idk man. I find Sony fanboys have like paper thin skin and take EVERYTHING offensively.
It is a lie, though. Wtf, all "consumers". So what about the guy I saw at school the other day jamming on some SFvsT on his VITA? Or me right now using it as a PMP to listen to a youtube music vide0 titled, "Most beautiful Ambient Lounge Music 2014". Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeaaaahhh! :D edit: I guess at this point it's splitting hairs. If Nintendo wants to say they dominate the mind-share of handhelds right now, then no duh. Another E3 with barely much VITA on stage. But not this guy: *thumbs aim to self* @fireseed: Did I take away your ammunition so now your just posting .gif in order to troll me? I don't understand your methods...
Agreed. But a lot of it is baiting. I am a "Sony" guy but I also don't take things personally. The 3DS is doing great, and that doesn't bother me. Its not a jab, its a fact.
@Eon Oh I don't mean Sony fans, they're perfectly fine. I'm talking about fanboys. Regardless of what allegiance they hold fanboys are scum. But each type have special attributes and traits.
I agree, it's not really a jab... and he really isn't saying anything that's false. The consumers have spoken, they like the 3DS a lot more than the Vita.
more like they like the games on the 3ds alot more. the 3ds itself as a console wasnt doing good in the begining because 3d wasnt what people really wanted. games made it sell because nintendo not only has their own games like mario and pokemon that are extremely popular but also got games like monster hunter on their console this generation. i have both and i would have loved for vita to be atleast be selling as much as 3ds, because if for nothing else, its capablities would allow better graphics on games.
@Wh87 I also think that the price drop made a big difference. I think Vita is a fine system, but the price tag is just a bit much for a lot of people to swallow. Maybe Sony could try and do a handheld that was more akin to the 3DS? something not so high powered and touted as a console experience on the go... IDK, just thinking out loud. Then they could release the classic remakes/reboots on that system: Crash, Daxter, Jumping Flash!!! etc.
@Wh87, so you're telling me that the games sold a console? (Face_shocked)
@its_JEFF i agree that price might also have something to do with it, however im not sure having same specs at 3ds would be the solution. my intention with buying one as an rpg gamer, was for it to replace ps2 as a console (with close graphical quality) for rpgs/jrpg like persona 4 golden etc, but clearly and sadly that has not happened, instead smt4 and bravely default and soon persona q have instead been released for the 3ds which made be buy a 3ds. @PSNintyGamer yes i just felt i had to make that clear, because you make it sound like 3ds is a superior console of some sort, while the difference in specs between it an vita are bigger than xbone and ps4. clearly psvitas higher specs didnt help it beat the 3ds, but i dont think 3ds' specs are good either, essentially something in balance would have been better, maybe if they cut the costs of 3d and raised the 3ds' spec a bit? atleast what i think.
@Wh87 You bring up a good point, it would be hard to go back to graphics that are subPS2. I was just trying to think of ideas that could cut down on cost.
I like both.
Well they cetainly earned that title. Sales+games there's no competition.
Companies takes jabs at each other all the time, I'm pretty sure Sony has made some jabs at the Wii U before
Yup lol, Jack Tretton called the 3DS a “Babysitting tool" and "no self-respecting twenty-something is going to be sitting on an airplane with one of those. He’s too old for that." http://www.playstationlifes... That being said it wasn't really a jab since it's a fact that they're the "dedicated handheld of choice" at this point.
at least he knows that the vita exist.
Nope, not even close to being a jab of any sort. Author wants hits.
Oh really, I didn't even click. I'm just going off the sensationalist title. @mettalox: So it is a trolly headline. Eh, I've been duped! =_=
When does he mention the Vita? Well, yes, he knows the Vita exists, but he doesn't mention it in an explicit manner like the title implies. He has to say the 3DS is the best thing on earth, anyway xD
That's not saying much
Not even close to being true, its no where near DS sales and consumers pick tablets an other mobile devices over a 3DS.
It is true. He is talking about "dedicated handhelds" at the moment. At this point, sales say that the 3DS is the dedicated handheld of choice.
You must be really funny on friday evenings
Well even though the 3DS is kicking the Vita's butt in sales I still love my handheld.
Both aren't really doing as good as they DS/PSP did last gen. A lot of people prefer mobile instead. Even third party companies have significantly reduced their investment/support on this gen's handhelds. I doubt 3DS will surpass PSP's lifetime sales by the end of this gen.
The 3ds will easily outsell the PSP in lifetime sales. The only questionable mark is whether or not it will outsell the DS. I don't think it will, but it's not completely impossible.
Well, I suppose it is the highest selling one. So it's not complete bs. As an owner of both, I like them for their differences, but if I could only pick one... 3DS. The first party offerings are far better.
"3DS is consumers 'handheld of choice" very true, because nobody wants a dead handheld.
Dead devices don't get games or support, troll.
Look at how much even Sony is supporting their own console then read your comnent again. Sony has relegated the vita to accessory status.
This would be shots fired if there was even competition. The Vita isn't bad, but it doesn't even hold a candle next to the 3DS, its sales, and its games.
Well the sales kind of speak for themselves and if you ask me Nintendo deserves it. They have worked their ass off to make this system appeal to everybody. This system was hated from the moment it was announced and was called inferior and not good enough. Now it is a success that is only getting better and more and more people want one. 3DS is a prime example that games should sell systems not specs. I love it for that.
Sorry, I can't hear you over all these games I'm playing on Vita.
Lol please, the only games you have are Indie games.
Yeah, it's super "indie" how I'm playing Monster Monpiece, Soul Sacrifice Delta, Killzone Mercenary and Hot Shots Golf daily... People who don't have a Vita are real butt-hurt. At least I have a 3DS - it just sits in the corner 'til another decent Pokemon or Mario comes out while I play my 65+ Vita games.
Can't argue that one...
Well, everything is better on Vita. Netflix, youtube, thumbsticks,any game that is on both consoles, the vita is going to be the better looking game.Not everyone can afford to drive a Porsche, so some go for a Toyota Yaris.3ds didn't sell well until they dropped the price below 200 to 170. Sony waited over a year to bring the vita down from 250 to 200.Not to mention the cost of sony's memory cards for the vita. Now this is my opinion and guess what? everyone has an opinion and it boils down to games and cost. Though the vita may have fewer games,in my opinion,they are more to my taste. Handheld console of choice, PS Vita!!
"Dead devices don't get games or support, troll." yeah which is why u have one bubble, and 3 disagrees idiot. lol you degenerates make me laugh. "People who don't have a Vita are real butt-hurt. At least I have a 3DS - it just sits in the corner 'til another decent Pokemon or Mario comes out while I play my 65+ Vita games." oh yeah that's why vita is dead and forgotten lol there was no mention of it at all at e3 this yeah dummy. If you actually paid money for a 3ds just to have to sit in a corner, so you can come on here to brag about it saying that you dont use it only makes you look like a bigger moron then u actually are.
The vita is a great machine. It is sad to see that such a powerful and capable device could not become popular.
Handheld of choice for casual gamers. Vita is the handheld of choice for real gamers.
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