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I play a few tablet games myself but tablet games just don't compare to games on a DS or PSP.

If you're on a long road trip, your tablet games will get boring fairly easy. I could play my PSP for at least 4 hours at a time on a road trip.

Maybe I don't have very interesting games on my tablet? I dunno, but that's just how I see things.

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I remember when Gameboy got a color screen......What an amazing time that was. :-)
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If Sony decided that it would make sense to make a GTA game for Vita I'd be all over it. Until then my Vita barely gets used.

Just make a GTA game already $ony.
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If Sony decided that it would make sense to make a GTA game for Vita I'd be all over it. Until then my Vita barely gets used.

Just make a GTA game already $ony.

AFAIK, Sony has very little to do with making the game. $$$ makes games tongue.gif

Didn't GTA3 just come out recently on the iTunes/Google App stores? I'd bet that it'll see much better sales from those so called casual gamers than it would on Vita.
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Software always moves hardware. It barely has one killer app. But the remote play to PS4 is pretty nice, I have been using that quite a bit.

I see the problem as most the games arent pick up and play. Nintendo kills in this area. Mario pick up play two levels in 3 mins put it down walk off. Sony play 30 mins of Uncharted pray for checkpoint and that battery doesn't die. Love my vita but if I am going to invest that heavily in a mobile game I would just rather have it on console or PC.
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If they were willing (capable) to undercut 3ds it would sell, as it is now you're paying more for arguably a worse library.
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PS vita will become famous and have more sales after we figure out how to make cheaper memory cards + constant CFW upgrades
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Why? I used to use a few Nexus devices primarily, and found them to be pretty good for the games I played on them, along with the ability to do more than just games. The Vita is a nice handheld and all, but I really don't prefer buying a device that's only primarily good at doing one thing (basically why I prefer a Xbox One vs a PS4, but that's a whole different discussion).

I can either do gaming on a Vita, or game and do a lot of other general tasks on a Nexus 7 with better specs for around the same price, or just use a smartphone I would likely be carrying around all the time regardless.

I don't own a Vita myself so I can't really say for sure how useful its non-gaming aspects are, but generally speaking, I only hear about gaming on it. If anything, I hear memory cards are super expensive for the size you get, and they're proprietary (the PSP was basically the same in this regard; pretty silly imo).

Gaming on a device whose primary focus is casual, time killing games and which has no physical control whatsoever is not to be considered any form of serious gaming.

It has loosened the term of videogaming so much it's not even funny.
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If they were willing (capable) to undercut 3ds it would sell, as it is now you're paying more for arguably a worse library.

Undercutting 130€ sounds a bit on the impossible side. I'm sure the system is already far more costly to produce than that.
   
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As stated by the top comment in the gamespot article ,the problem is the price of memory cards.The price of Vita itself is fair and there are tons of games available to play including PS1/PS2/indie/PS mini games,the problem is to store all those games you would need a very expensive memory card that costs as much as Vita itself. I mean $100 for a memory card is ridiculous.
    
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I remember when Gameboy got a color screen......What an amazing time that was. :-)
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My childhood lol

 

 

shhh... I still have mine yellow gameboy color + red and silver pokemon.

 
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