The PlayStation Vita is an great handheld but where are all the awesome games?
This article makes me want a Vita even more. The good games will come though, it's only been out a few months. The author should have some patience!
Better games? Vita needs time. Soon we will have more amazing games.
I'm sure the awesome games will come eventually, but it would have been nice to have a few more at launch. The handheld's only must have title is Uncharted Golden Abyss.
And wipeout and Marvel v Capcom and even more depending on what your into, I left game on launch day with 10 of the release games, bought 2 more the next day and bought dl games too, this no games argument is full on horse s..t, the system released with impressive software, features and price, it like the ps3 release all over again, Its actually starting to annoy me now and I know Ite stupid but bulls..t annoys me
Depends. If anyone can make or break a console, it's Sony. A nice pricecut and more games would make the device a bestseller.
The system is just over two months old in areas outside Japan, of course the game library isn't going to be at the same level as other consoles/handhelds that are out. Other handhelds had the same problem at launch. More games are coming soon. On a slight tangent Sony really needs to kill off the PSP for a bit in Japan. I feel poor sales in Japan are due to the good dozen or so PSP RPGs and other Japan-oriented games (Persona 2, Growslanger, Gugnir, etc) being announced right after the Vita launch above anything else. At the moment there's not a ton of incentive for people to buy Vitas over there.
why kill of the PSP in Japan. i don't mean to be rude but people need to stop thinking that Sony have the same mindset as fans. they're a business and it's all about making money. Sony WANT PSP and PS2 to carry on selling, they make them money. more PSP sales over Vita sales isn't a bad thing for the PS brand in general. some of those that bought the PSP will also buy a Vita later on when more compelling games release. Sony have the PSP/PS2/PS3 making them money. all they need is a boost in sales of the Vita and they'll be pretty damned happy. and don't forget that those that buy a PSP will eventually be able to download those same games on the Vita for nothing (providing they bought them online) with the added bonus of them using the duel stick set up. Vita will be a slow burner to start with and then grow as the games release. it makes sense to be making money in the mean time. you can't entice devs and gamers to continue supporting your products for ten years (which Sony always do) by suddenly dropping support for the older product or forcing devs to drop development of PSP games they have already put months and months into.
I might have worded things poorly. Obviously they want the PSP to sell, however the PSP is much cheaper to create now to the point where Sony likely makes a good portion of the sale of the PSP in profit because the hardware is so cheap to produce now, which is great. The Vita on the other hand is much more expensive to produce and Sony as a result sees much less of each Vita sale as a profit opposed to the PSP, so by lowering the incentive to buy these systems Sony is just throwing away money to produce large quantities of Vitas to sit on shelves in Japan. So when all these developers announce games for PSP right afterwards it gives consumers less reasons to purchase a Vita right away, which results in less profit for Sony (PSPs are around 100 bucks now, even if Sony made 100% of that back, which they don't, that's not even worth the price of manufacturing IMO). Kill was the wrong word to use, phase out would have been better like the PS2 after the PS3 came out. A reason the 360 was able to garner such a large install base early was due to a complete termination of new software for the original Xbox, which forced consumers to get new hardware to continue to enjoy new games. Was it a dirty tactic? Probably, but it worked. Basically Sony needs to find a way to make people feel if they don't have a Vita they're missing out. As you said they're a business; and between the Vita and the necessary Memory Cards they likely make a good amount more in profit per Vita sold versus the PSP, which at this point does not have the price tag to net Sony a decent amount of money. My post wasn't about being pro-consumer or pro-Sony's business, it was just about the economics of the Vita versus the PSP.
Well Gravity Rush and Resistance:Burning Skies are out within a month or so of now :) they are both must buys in my opinion ;)
I've said this a BILLION times. PUT DIABLO 3 ON THE VITA!!!
I own Uncharted, unit 13, marvel vs capcom, and disgea 3... not bad honestly for a newish system
And with Gravity Rush, Assasin's Creed, Bioshock, and more to come, there's more than enough to keep people excited... or should be, if they weren't too busy trying to pick the system apart.
Don't worry the games are coming. Persona will get ignite the Vita in Japan this June and the rest of the world will get Resistance and Gravity Daze in May-June. Also don't forget Vita will be getting a COD, Bioshock, and Soul Sacrifice(Possibly a Demon Souls Successor) in the near future.
odd, cuz the 3ds had no games for about a year and its doin fine now. the vita launched with more games and has tons coming.....but its failing? riiiight
The 3ds had mario art, mario 3d land, shiinobi, resident evil revelations, super street fighter 4, all within a year of the system launching
Just like the Vita will have many games within the year of its launch. I don't want to list them all, but to name a few, LBP Vita, Resistance Burning Skies, Gravity Rush, Street Fighter X Tekken, and many more.
@ Theyellowflash30 Not at the launch. Not even after a half year after launch. Vita had more great games at launch. Actually I still didn't buy even half of games that I want for Vita. And it have been only two months after the launch, but Vita already have sports games, racing games, platform games, fighting games, puzzle games, action-adventure and shooter games.
yeah that all came like 6-8 months later man. Street fighter 4 was the only ok release in the beginning, there was nothing else until recently. so why do people judge the vita which has way more at launch then 3ds did in the first 6 months when the vita is like 4 months old lol
Its got a few good games, still picked one up at launch. Wipeout, Fifa, Virtua Tennis, Ninja Gaiden, Uncharted. Pinball Arcade is a great downloadable! I do like the 3ds library though too. Kid Icarus kicks ass!!!
There isn't any one Vita game which is just phenomenal right now, but I think that is about to change once gravity rush comes out. Resistance looks promising, and I really hope this soul sacrifice game is something like Demon's/Dark Souls. I probably won't get one until maybe the fall or winter, but I'm sure I'll have more than enough games to play by then.
When the Vitas a year old it will have. 1. Ultimate Marvel Vs Capcom 3 2. Mortal Kombat 3. Gravity Daze 4. Uncharted Golden Abyss 5. Mutant Blobs Attack : Tales from Outer Space 6. Super Stardust HD 7. BIOSHOCK 8.Call of Duty 9. Persona 4 : The Golden 10. Disagea 3. 11.Resistance Falling Skies. I honestly don't see why people are complaining. After the Vitas been out a year it will have a great library. It's not like the 3DS had a great library at launch. People should be happy that the Vita had a good library since launch plus there's a lot of great games comming. I personally can't wait for them to confirm the new souls game plus Bioshock sounds exciting as hell. XperiaRay
But those are just 11 games you just mentioned out of god knows how many others are planned for the rest of this year. Heck as far as I am concerned, I have a feeling the vita will end up getting a monster hunter this year, e3 will I am sure bring about some exciting announcements. That is... If soul sacrafice and this: http://vita.ign.com/article... are any indication of things to come.
Rayman Origins , Everybodys Golf , Motorstorm RC ... all great titles that have kept me busy on the Vita so far and there is a few more available. The only people to complain are those that do not have the console.
The PSVITA is a beast. Titles like Raymans Origins and Gravity Rush are amazing for the system. I have no doubt, we have not even seen half of what the PSVITA is capable of with future game titles.
Funny how ppl complain and say there arent many good games yet you have games like unit 13 and uncharted that are better than any games you can find on otherhanhelds that been out longer. S%%t even better than most console games and look better too. Lets stop the bs vita has some nice release titles and games coming soon and tht is only the beginning. Many are envioys already of the caliber of games and i can only imagine a year frm now how good games look and will ply on this baby. By the way resistance with full mp says helloas well as gravity daze. Alot of these articles are regurgitated articles by the way talking the same crap over and over because some writers lack originality to make an original discussion or article. Seriously how many articles in general about the same topic's will they post.
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