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Quad core Kal-el is already being put in Tablets. It'll be in smart phones shortly. A6 is will be here next year as well. You can buy joysticks for smartphones that just stick on the screen. You can do so much more with iPhones and Android devices that you're going to have to carry around two devices if you buy this.
Taking up already limited screen real estate to mimic what certain types of games have demanded from the start. How about the other eight face buttons, L and R?

You also assume that the Vita is meant to be carried around with you 24/7. You aren't going to pull it out in 2-5 minute intervals to play Uncharted, Final Fantasy, Persona, Zone of the Enders, etc. as you would Angry Birds, Cut the Rope, Infinity Blade and so on. Throw it in a bag, briefcase, car, desk at work, etc.

Portable gaming doesn't mean having it in your pocket at all times.
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You also assume that the Vita is meant to be carried around with you 24/7.
It can't be carried around that long because its battery life doesn't allow you to. You'll be tethered to a wall for 20 of those hours.

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I love my TouchPad ( with android too ), it's a great tool, but it's not for playing games besides casually
Not really trying to say that tablet gaming is as "hardcore" as what the Vita can do, but I can't imagine gaming on a Touchpad at all, just because the touch interface/response of it is absolutely terrible. I own one and an iPad...the two aren't even comparable. Not to mention the TP lacks multitouch. Point is, don't base your tablet experience off a product that is just flat out bad.
 
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I'm very excited for this device! I remember eagerly waiting for PSP-1000 to come out and rushing to the store on release day. I found out soon after that the PSP platform is not only great for general gaming but as a great multifunction device. The amount of homebrew available for the original PSP is mind numbing. Can't even imagine the amount of potential that the Vita houses. I will definitely buy one.

The 3G option is quite odd though. I'd rather save my money and tether WiFi with my phone.
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It can't be carried around that long because its battery life doesn't allow you to. You'll be tethered to a wall for 20 of those hours.



Not really trying to say that tablet gaming is as "hardcore" as what the Vita can do, but I can't imagine gaming on a Touchpad at all, just because the touch interface/response of it is absolutely terrible. I own one and an iPad...the two aren't even comparable. Not to mention the TP lacks multitouch. Point is, don't base your tablet experience off a product that is just flat out bad.
I've used plenty of Ipad's..... still not good for gaming. Also this isn't really related, but I think the TouchPad works just fine. Maybe you had a bad one.

Speaking of multi-touch, PSVita has it.
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I've used plenty of Ipad's..... still not good for gaming. Also this isn't really related, but I think the TouchPad works just fine. Maybe you had a bad one.

Speaking of multi-touch, PSVita has it.
I think tablets are well suited for certain types of games. More popular ones like FPS's, not so much. Racing games are a good example.

And if you're happy with the TouchPad's performance, I'm glad for ya.
 
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I think tablets are well suited for certain types of games. More popular ones like FPS's, not so much. Racing games are a good example.

And if you're happy with the TouchPad's performance, I'm glad for ya.
I also have a bunch of preware mods installed in mine, including better and more accurate touch responses + it's OCed. Would it be worth what they were asking before the firesale? No, probably not. Do I see why people would prefer the ipad? Yes. Still, it's pretty good, at least mine is.

Also I don't like any of the racing games I have played on my gfs phone or my touchpad, certainly nothing good compared to the portable games I've played on my PSP. Any recommendations?
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You guys all have fun with your iFart apps on your smartphones. I'll be over here playing some real games.
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Portable gaming doesn't mean having it in your pocket at all times.
I think so. Hopefully 2-3 years it'll be even more integrated - along with not having to carry your wallet and keys around. I can't wait for one device to replace all these separate devices we lug around. If they can put Rage on an iPhone 4, I'd love to see what will come out with Kal-el and A6.
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You guys all have fun with your iFart apps on your smartphones. I'll be over here playing some real games.
Rep. Seriously so true.
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I think so. Hopefully 2-3 years it'll be even more integrated - along with not having to carry your wallet and keys around. I can't wait for one device to replace all these separate devices we lug around. If they can put Rage on an iPhone 4, I'd love to see what will come out with Kal-el and A6.
I'm the polar opposite. As strange as it may sound, I hate having every aspect of my life shoved into one device. Not only is it just asking for trouble if/when it breaks, but even when things are working properly I don't find it desirable.

I want my game systems to play games, phones to text and call people, etc.
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