Playstation Vita Presentation Tomorrow

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Feb 18, 2013
  1. GameWinner
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    I can't wait for this. Finally, Sony might actually give the Vita the attention it needs.

    • PSVita price cut
    • New PSVita colour - Ice Silver
    • Phantasy Star Online 2 footage and the PSVita bundle
    • Soul Sacrifice footage and the PSVita bundle
    • Toukiden footage
    • Valhalla Knights 3 footage
    • The Legend Of Heroes: Trails In The Flash footage
    • Gundam Breaker footage
    • God Eater 2 footage and info on God Eater: Burst save transfer and the free UMD Passport program
    • Dragon's Crown footage
    • Final Fantasy X HD model test
    • Some interviews
     


  2. KingVamp

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    Vita slim!

    Let's see what they got. Any ideas?
     
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    hopefully a memory card price drop and more 3rd party games, but, sadly, I highly doubt it.
     
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    inb4 NinDirect clone herp derp and subsequent chaos

    Hope it's not a price slash. Or a new model. Call me selfish if you must.
     
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    It needs to be a price slash. Sony needs to triage the situation with the Vita.
     
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    considering the type of hardware the Vita has and the fact that the hardware is probably already being sold at a loss I don't think they can afford to cut the price of the system anytime soon, like I said before, they really need to price slash the memory cards if anything and that added cost on top of the handheld itself and its lack of support. Makes you begin to wonder if Sony even learned their lesson from the PSP
     
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    My prediction: Sony reveals that the Vita has an overflowing abundance of games, but they weren't on store shelves - they were in your heart the whole time. Hirishi Kawano then boards his ship, and after one tear-filled glance back, flies away to his home planet, never to return.

    Won't you guys feel like chumps.
     
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    Already been said in previous threads, so you're laet anyways.

    A price slash would be great. I'd like a Vita, but it totally doesn't justify the price tag it's asking for. I'd only be playing games on it, so 250 is WAAAAY too much.

    That or if they scrap the fucking memory cards all together and let you just use SD cards or something. Seriously, Memory Cards deserve to be banned.
     
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    Prediction: 2013 is the year of Kratos 8)
     
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    The Vita is being back burnered to get software ready for the PS4 launch, at least that's my theory as to why we are seeing so few Vita games.
     
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    You don't think the lack of console sales had anything to do with it?
     
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    A price cut won't help a system that lacks software to play on it. A price cut along with a model that has improved battery life, a price reduction on the memory cards and a large game list announcement are what the system needs right now.
     
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    Hm, I hope it's a price cut. I need a new vita to go with my new vita earrings >.>
     
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    That could be a factor as well... lol

    Edit: But I mean Sony has some first party studio's left they haven't closed yet?
     
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    So I came through the jungle of the painstakingly-prepared sarcastic comments about the Vitanic to say that it's currently 12:20 in Japan, so the presentation will start in 4 hours and 40 minutes, right?
     
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    As much as I would love for Sony to drop the price of the Vita I don't think it's realistically possible, sure it's only $160 to manufacturer a Vita but that's not even covering the cost of Marketing, Packaging, Advertising, and R&D.
    Still I agree, Sony should have never made ANOTHER overpriced memory card format but they're Sony and they've been hell-bent on promoting there proprietary formats since the days of Betamax lol
     
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    The technology behind the memory cards is not what causes their high price - the PSVita's hardware is pretty expensive and on-par with iPad's which sell for much, much more (it's somewhere in-between of an iPad 3 and iPad 4 as far as I know) and as such, Sony needed a perhaptial that will let them bounce back, a piece of hardware that's practically essential for gaming on the console, yet separate not to ramp up the unit's price - a memory card. It was their "Get Out of Jail Free" card.
     
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    If the 3DS is able to save data on the game cards, why can't the Vita?

    Also, what marketing? What advertising? Game companies still advertise?! What the shit.

    And besides, they could just pull a Nintendo. Sell the console at a loss, but make up for it with a game sale.
     
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    I am a new vita owner (got a really good deal that got me off the fence) so I'm hoping for a lot of good news! I have been playing and loving Persona 4 Golden so far, so hopefully the news contains a lot of games that will come stateside.
     
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    Select PSVita titles actually do save to the game cart. It's entirely up to the developer and publisher which cartridge type they choose.
     

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