A look at the three most important aspects of the new-gen handheld consoles.
Vita looks more appealing to me, and it seems to do everything the 3DS can and more, minus the 3D. Whats really got me sided with Vita is its dual analog sticks and its upcoming and still growing list of launch titles. Not to mention its graphics look comparable with 360/ps3.
Screen Shots look good, Screen Rates look bad.
I've heard more about the Vita than the 3DS and Vita hasn't even launched yet. I say Vita will reign supreme.
Considering both are different in many respects I would have to say that both are winners and losers in certain aspects. Thing is...does it matter? People are going to buy what they want regardless of what others say or do. Neither needs to reign.
i will have both thank you very much. 3ds is a good handheld with plenty to offer gamers, vita is technically better with plenty to offer gamers, win win for everyone
no need for VS they are both good but i am getting vita day 1
Vita is impressive. The flair of the 3DS wore off after I got my hands on it and it gave me a headache. Plus it's launch line up was crappy. And I feel like they are forcing the 3DS on us. Luigi's Mansion for one is perfect for Wii or Wii U but is going to 3DS...seems lame. And about 10 titles are now canceled for the 3DS. Only good games are out are SSFIV and Zelda...both ports. Vita has the price, the games, the graphics, the interface, trophies, PSN, social features, augmented reality, cameras, sixaxis, GPS, I coulg go on. It is full of win. I will get a 3DS one day, but not until it's cheap and they have a good line of good titles out.
both are good ..and both will offer different content ..some will be better than vita's some will be better than 3DS :)
nintendo 3ds will win this battle hands down...it will seem close the first two years until 3d takes off...then its goodbye vita.
3DS is a great device. I do believe that there will be good games coming for it. I have more hope in the Vita because it is so versatile and should have great playing games ports or no ports for the device.
The only people complaining about the price are the kiddies who's parents wont buy it for them. Price is very reasonable for new tech. You should be lucky Sony is selling it for as cheap as it is when they're facing 50+ class action lawsuits.
Their complaining sounds reasonable to me, since handhelds are for kids. ;)
Nintendo's, not Sony's. :)
Who shall reign?!. I will, because i'll be getting both. They both have something that the other doesnt, so if i own both, i will have everything. I WIN.
Isnt it funny how Crytek have said the Vita isnt very powerful but said the 3ds is very powerful and they could run crysis on the 3DS i say the games will prove if Vita has it like Crytek said the Vita will be lagging in power next year i think its because they have started working on 3DS and are happy with the console 3DS can do better graphics than Vita
@ matey Crytec never said that the Vita wasnt powerful, they said it would have a hard time against smartphones. Also, if you think that the 3DS is more powerful than Vita, you are mistaken. Specs wise, the Vita destroys the 3DS five times over.
I bought a 3DS a few weeks ago after the Vita was announced and I did so because of the PSPs software library and the launch titles of the Vita. Virtually nothing in the PSP library appeals to me except Tactics Ogre. Nothing of the Vita lineup is interesting to me. I got into video games late so all of these complaints people have about the Nintendo ports do not apply to me. I missed Star Fox 64 and Ocarina of Time and I'm thrilled to be able to experience them in a porty. Vita is clearly the more powerful more full featured system but if its software library tanks like the PSP and Wii then it will be money wasted. Many future (soon) 3DS titles appeal to me. So, I went 3DS and I love it.
If you missed them and were wanting to play them bad enough you could have picked up a n64 + those games and more off either ebay or craigslist for less than a $100. I see it all the time.
But N64 isn't getting any new games. 3DS will. It certainly wasn't JUST those games that got me to adopt. I am very much looking forward to the new Mario Kart, RE: Revelations and Heroes of Ruin.
Nice edit there.
I'll get hate for this, but it's honesty... Neither currently appeal to me, I'm not much of a mobile gamer, so something like a smartphone does the job perfectly. Cant be bothered to carry around a 3DS/PSV when I only play in short bursts.
Nintendo never loses the handheld market. They have some quality games coming out and we've already seen their sales pick up drastically since Zelda OOT was released. Vita seems good too, except the name, which is just ridicules. One of the issues I have with it are the fact that the games they seem to be showing are just games that would be better on the console and a big screen. Nintendo seems to bring out the games you play on the go for 10-15 mins at a time.
Yeah like Ocarina Of Time - if thats not game thats perfect for 10 minute spurts then i dont know what is ! ...oh wait
I will pick up a 3G Vita day 1. I will pick up a 3DS when the price drops to less than about $170.
Don't know, don't care. I've had a 3DS since launch, and I'm getting a PS Vita on day one. Both will have great games and features as the years progress, and that's all that should matter
VITA for me. Why on hell would I buy the same price for an inferior device?
Sorry MATEY but the Vita kills the 3ds competition with power. Matey is a jealous MS troll. anyway, day one for me this xmas.
3ds has cool 3d, and 64 remakes, and all, but vita's going to have much better games, and the second analog stick is a huge improvement too. if the vita is 250$ then the 3ds should be 150$ and even then, i'd be getting a vita.
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I can't wait to get the PS vita I love sneakily playing on my handhelds while on my patrols.
I was going to go with the 3DS, but since Legends 3 was canned I'm undetermined. Every 3DS game being made I can buy for another system except Kid Icarus Uprising. I'm gonna wait for the first revision before I buy a system and see which one is better for me.
whats a 3ds?
the people who get both dont win ,LOL. Thats 500 dollars with no ability to play games. Just get one for $225 with an amazon bonus and get 300 dollars worth of games . Thats around 8-9 games with bonuses from amazon. Unless you are rich
Not really interested in either but if I had to pick one, it would be Vita. If I want to play Nintendo games I'd just get a Wii for cheap, 3DS graphics are way too outdated for $250, it should be $150 instead - I don't care about the 3D. That being said, I do plan on getting a Wii U.....if it's <$300.
it all boils down to the diversity & quality of software offered that will ultimately decide which one gamers will flock to more!
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