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I can't wait for this! Don't know what games to get though.
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I am glad to see mostly positive responses to Vita, I really do hope it is a success . Even on the 3dsforums people are excited.
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I'm gonna go against the fanboy grain...

Other than my Uncle's Sega Genesis & Atari 2600, I ONLY own Nintendo consoles. Not only that, but I have NEVER skipped a console or handheld generation since the GBC & N64. (DSi doesn't count as a generation)

So yes, not only do I own a 3DS that I got at launch for full-price, but I do not have any PlayStations or Xboxes.


That being said, I feel that the Vita will be a more successful system than the 3DS UNLESS Nintendo does something drastic. As awesome as hardcore gamers like the 3D and stuff, it's turning the focus of the system and games WAY too much towards graphics & immersion rather than the traditional handheld gaming experience of pick-up-and-play.

I strongly feel that highly involved & engrossing stuff should be left to PC & consoles, but for some crazy reason Nintendo now feels that the handheld should become a console (3DS) and the console should become a handheld (Wii U), all in the name of "surprise".


Needless to say, the 3DS is the first Nintendo system that I'm actually not satisfied with. To me it almost feels like a PSP-wannabe... but obviously consumers would much rather have the real thing.
Edited by Nintendo Maniac 64 - 10/22/11 at 6:38pm
 
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Yeah, I'm not opposed to using a slice battery or carrying an extra battery with me for longer trips. Before I bought a laptop with ~7-8 hours of battery life I regularly carried a second laptop battery in my computer bag; it's not all that awful.
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Originally Posted by andyroo89 View Post
I may wait for a hack before purchasing one.
Bad idea. Buy it, then wait for a hack. Remember with the psp? Sony made new boards/revisions etc, and psp with new firmwares shipped.
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Yeah, I'm not opposed to using a slice battery or carrying an extra battery with me for longer trips. Before I bought a laptop with ~7-8 hours of battery life I regularly carried a second laptop battery in my computer bag; it's not all that awful.
Yep. If you play so long that the 3 hour battery will go out, just buy another battery and keep it with you. It shouldn't be much work to switch batteries as you have the time to play the vita for 3+ hours.
post #27 of 96
I don't think it will succeed. I don't think any portable gaming device will succeed any more.

Smartphones are the new portable gaming device, for children and for adults.

That's just my opinion, but no matter how the device performs, I just don't think we'll ever see Nintendo DS sized sales figures for a dedicated portable gaming device ever again.
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post #28 of 96
Looks exactly like the early 90's and 2004/2005. These companies seemingly never learn anything. $250+ handhelds will not succeed. Especially in today's world.
Edited by PureBlackFire - 10/22/11 at 7:08pm
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O_O Does that say Dust514 ?!?!?!?!?!?
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Mobile phone gaming has set me up to buy one of these. I love my phone for gaming but looking for something more indepth with actual controls. I would LOVE to see some hack come out for vita to allow for some homebrew anyone have any information on this? I haven't done any handheld gaming since the 1st generation gameboy so I'm pretty excited about Vita!
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