Borderlands 2 confirmed for Vita.

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  1. DrOctapu
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    DrOctapu Magnificent Bastard

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    Hell.
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    It was announced just minutes ago at GamesCom.


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  2. Gahars

    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

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    But... why?
     
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  3. macmanhigh

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    Meh not impressed with these continued PORTS on my overpriced PS4 controller......
     
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    I'm happy I barely played it on 360 and one thing it shows is DAT POWA!
     
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    Brb gonna go buy a vita Nao
     
  6. Pedeadstrian

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    How exactly do first person shooters work on handhelds? I can't imagine even using my Playstation controller for Borderlands 2, but a handheld? That's even worse.
     
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    That's right, I remember playing a FPS on my PSP (I forgot the name) and the experience isn't that good.
     
  8. chavosaur

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    Well to be fair, the vita does have two analogues which helps. Not to mention the fact this isn't the first FPS on vita.
     
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    I suppose the touch panel on the back could be used instead of L2/R2 triggers. I don't see how it couldn't work.
     
  10. EyeZ

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    I have 700+ hrs played on BL2, so i won't be interested in this.

    I can't see it selling that well on the Vita, as the gamers who wanted this would already have it on their consoles/PC.
     
  11. GameWinner

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    From what I played of the Killzone beta, FPS games should work out without sacrificing too much.
     
  12. Foxi4

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    PSVita has the exact same button layout and analog sticks. The only difference is the lack of L2/R2/L3/R3 which are replaced by the touchscreen/touchpad so it's actually relatively comfortable.

    EDIT: Brain Derp.
     
  13. Veho

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    He just said he couldn't.
     
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    But I said I can't imagine playing on a PS3 controller. Console FPSes turn me off when I think about playing them without a mouse.
     
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  15. Cortador

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    Bunch of wieners. I have it on PC and have a ton of hours in it, but will still pick it up for the vita. Portable system > Desktops/Consoles.
     
  16. Foxi4

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    Sorry, I've misread.

    Well, in that case, no layout will really please you. I find it relatively comfortable myself, but nothing beats a mouse. :P
     
  17. Pedeadstrian

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    Yeah, I'm sure I would have still enjoyed Borderlands 2 if it were a console exclusive (or handheld, for that matter), but I've put a bunch of hours into BL2 already (though not 700+ like eyes) so this'll be a pass for me.
     
  18. Guild McCommunist

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    Eh, it's a game only fun in multiplayer on a portable platform (so not optimal for multiplayer). Meh...

    If it has crossplay it might be worth a consideration but otherwise... maybe when it's cheap.
     
  19. lismati

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    Yes.
    Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath (partly FPS) plays quite good on Vita, and hell, I'd love to play Borderlands 2 on it, sounds freaking awesome.
    Too bad I have almost 200h played on Steam, and I don't own a Vita myself.
    Also, I wonder how a game so focused on Multiplayer will work out on a mobile device.
     
  20. Pedeadstrian

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    While Borderlands 2 would be best played with other people, one could easily play 50+, or 100+ solo, depending on how many characters you play.
     
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