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Sony’s strategy for the Vita could work


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34 Responses

  1. freddy_156 says:

    I disagree. Except for a couple of new games, they’re all spinoffs of famous PS3 games, that strategy may work, but still waiting for a new game worth playing.

  2. DrROBschiz says:

    You clearly haven’t seen Soul Sacrifice then. Very exciting new IP and vita exclusive

  3. Cercata says:

    I’d like to have a PS3 instead of a Xbox 360 now !!!!

    But, what do I do with my hundres games ? And some of them I plan to replay them …

  4. StepS says:

    Wololo, I think you have confused the “Microsoft’s Surface” with “Xbox SmartGlass”?

    • Ronald says:

      No he means surface because as soon as it comes out it will definitely have xbox 360 compatibility.

      • Josh says:

        Surface is just a tablet like any for the Windows 8 tablets. SmartGlass is the app that will let you control your Xbox, and that’s for any PC running Windows although tablets and phones obviously make the most sense.

  5. psp411 says:

    tnx for the good news wololo, but I want to see remotepla ps3 titles in my vita, a feature already for ps3cfw users, wy we have to hack our ps3 to play remote our ps3titles? and a pdf reader on vita I’m an asiduos reader wy carring 2 devices if I can carry onli one (psvita)? do you have the same problem on the airplain, or in the bus?

    youtube was a hometun I agree, facebook too, but there is no other aplications usefulls on vita already.

    yea we looks like oliver please sony do I have more?
    but vita isn´t cheap right? I want some more to my expensive device, something to make me feel in the tecnology avangard, I feel not grong on this

    with that remoteplay ps3titles (legaly) and pdf reader we finaly can be proud to have a vita

    cheers and respects

  6. Watching The World Burn says:

    Vita now has a library now all we need is for Sony to realize that HBL is only a emulator and everything will be awsome with the vita. 🙂

  7. man_of_power05 says:

    eh still not many good looking games, ps1 game compatability should have come at launch, ps plus is *** $50 a year for a *chance of good deals and good freebees, that cross buy feature is a good idea but…knowing sony its only gonna be for games buyable on psn and since psn prices for retail games are horrible there’s little point, the fact that you can use vita as a ps3 controller is a good idea but i doubt many games will work with it, a system that’s locked tighter than fort knox, and oh yes still a high price. the game exact price as a ps3 unless you get the useless 3g model then its actually more than a ps3. i don’t think a handheld’s price is supposed to be so close to a home console’s price.

    but then again maybe i’m being too harsh. it took 3ds a while to take off as well. 3ds had a bad launch too.

    • Gradon says:

      They said on PS blog Cross Buy its for retail disks as well.

      • man_of_power05 says:

        oh really? consider me suprised. but its only for first party games that has a vita and ps3 version. can’t imagine that’d be a lot of games. i know playstation all stars but what else? maybe god of war asension?

        • CycloneFox says:

          The so called Cross Buy accounts for:
          Motor Storm RC,
          Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time,(Cross Save and Cross Control also),
          LittleBigPlanet™ Karting,
          Ratchet & Clank®: Full Frontal Assault,
          All Stars Battle Royale,
          Warrior’s Lair,

          … Those are all just first party titles, I know, but 3rd partys will follow, as Sony is in talk with other developers atm. Every coming Kojima Production title will come for PS Vita and PS3 simultaniously. The MGS HD collection has no cross buy yet, as the two versions came out at different times, but ZoE HD might be cross buy, if you ask me.
          And as Gradon postet, cross buy doesn’t only apply for download games like Motor Storm RC, but it was already said at E3 2011, that Ruin, renamed to Warrior’s Lair will have a PS3 Disc and a PSVita Card in the same retail pack.

          • CycloneFox says:

            sorry, i forgot soundshapes. it looks pretty awesome, supports cross buy, cross save, cross play (for best lists) and just costs 12 bugs… maybe i’ll give it a try…

  8. Pirate Cat says:

    When you pay for a system that’s this restrictive, the least they can do is provide real updates.

  9. Acid_Snake says:

    I still say next year could be decisive for the vita, if sony manages the following:
    – Mainstream games
    – Lots of features
    – Proper price drop
    – Keeping PSM open (or allowing homebrews in some other way)

    • CycloneFox says:

      -Mainstream games were never Sony’s main area
      -I think, the Vita already features more features than anything else, or I don’t understand your point
      -Price drop won’t come this year. Maybe later next year
      -With Playstation Mobile, anyone will be able to develop games for the PSN, which will run on PS Vita and other PS-certified devices.(Experia, HTC, Asus, Wikipad, others should follow…) As it looks like for now, releasing a homebrew via PSN will be familiar to releasing something on Apples App Store.

      • Acid_Snake says:

        – Yes they are, they’re the main vain of playstation

        – Nope, it lacks many, many, many features for such a powerful device.

        – If you actually read I wasn’t talking about this year, I’ll quote myself: “I still say NEXT year could be decisive for the vita”, it is too early for a price drop this year.

        – PSM is not a homebrew solution: you have to pay for the license, your homebrew has to be approved, your homebrew can’t be free, and your homebrew has to be compatible with the most low end PS-certified device.

    • arturia says:

      i read somewhere that sony ceo doesnt want to give vita a price drop anytime soon. maybe cause they know the wii u is coming out and want to rival it. the 3ds is *** its only 3d lens on a ds nothing much to challenge about.

  10. Gradon says:

    If you follow the Playstation blog Wololo, its unfortunate but they noted that the Cross Buy is only if you buy the PS3 version. Still a good deal in my opinion though.

  11. bsanehi says:

    Looks like we lost wololo to the dark side of the force.

  12. Norml says:

    So to some it up, the Vita is just a gimmick device for the PS3.

  13. Sakuryu says:

    I personally love my vita and feel it was an amazing buy for what I got. I am truly looking forward to all of this stuff including PS1, More PSP, VHBL, and possibly ps2 titles being pulled over 😀 (I’d love to be rocking Shin Megami Tensei Avatar tuner on my Vita)

  14. Mr_Lick_An_Areola says:

    As long as that PS1 support comes out im all good

  15. Micheal says:

    I do think the PS vita will have a bright a head for it. But with its current price at 250$ and 300$ its still going to make people reconsider buying it. Sony said there wont be a price drop for this year cause its to early and would cause big probables. I am considering buying a Ps vita before the year ends but i don’t want to pay 250$ then see 3 or 4 months later they announce a price drop. Showed i wait or buy one?

  16. Asmith906 says:

    it’d be idiotic from a business standpoint if you could buy the vita version for $40 and get the ps3 version which cost $60 for free. Also Sony isn’t going to drop the price of the vita until it’s cheaper to make. They’ve gone on the record and said that. I have a vita and i can tell you it’s well worth $250. And if that’s too much for you it can easily be bought for $200 on amazon.

    • CycloneFox says:

      I already found some used Vitas in good shape at local retailer for about 169€. It has even still got it’s warranty… Okay, that’s not exactly the dollar price, but as you know, for some reason, when it comes to electronics, it’s €=$…

      I bought mine as preorder for 250€ with a 4 gig mem card and a discount for Rayman Origins, and it was abolutely worth it.

  17. SSJ-Vita says:

    I just wish there was a way to financially ruin adobe for not letting my vita view weather in motion. I had a really old old-school phone way back in the day that could and it just doesn’t seem right that my handheld powerhouse can’t. That said, youtube should have never become an app on any device *unless as a shortcut to the www*, because it has almost none of the functions youtube offers other than play, pause and comment. From an anti nwo point of view it looks like they turned one of the worlds leading information websites and castrated it by ‘app’ing it. Frog in a blender psp anyone?

  18. M3rror says:

    Still waiting for that Remote Play update. I know that’s enabled from the developers who created the game, but it’s not hard to change a setting through a patch. Unless Sony is being real jerks about it and making it cost developers to update their game for something that would help Sony greatly.

  19. Aggie says:

    What do i need a psone for? why no PS2!!?? this mad device earns better!!!

  20. ADX2 says:

    sony should unlock its full potential of ps3 remoteplay feature ,making all the ps3 games playable on vita using remoteplay ……….. THEY SHOULD DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT

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