Which one to choose? PS Vita or 3DS

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Which one would you choose? (please show your opinion)

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  1. dhusui
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    I took a look at 15th weekly temp, and realized how expensive memory cards for PS Vita. I have been saving my money for PS Vita (because I already own 2 NDSL), but now I kinda don't want to spend so much money on a memory card, and 3DS has lower price. So, to me its such a big stuff, and I only have money to buy only one of them. What do you guys think? I want to hear your opinion about it.
     


  2. DiscostewSM

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    It really depends on what you prefer. Going with either one just because people recommend (or don't recommend) it doesn't necessarily mean you'll have the same idea. Right now, the 3DS is available, but that doesn't make it the right one. The Vita is much more powerful, but that doesn't make it the right one either. It really comes down to what kind of games you would enjoy, and you can take a look at both systems to find that out.
     
  3. s4mid4re

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    With loads of great 3ds titles coming next year, the 3ds would be the smart choice, but that's because it's already been some time since launch. The Vita hasn't launched yet, and some of the launch titles are already looking good. If you're stumped between the two, I recommend you wait a little longer.
     
  4. Hells Malice

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    Look up the games, decide which has more games you'll like, buy that handheld.


    Pretty simple.

    Each handheld can have whatever features it pleases, but the only reason to get one or the other is the games, obviously.
     
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  5. AceWarhead

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    3DS for fun and casual gaming, although some pretty hardcore 3DS RPGs are coming out
    Vita for some very hardcore gaming, and rated T-M games.
     
  6. KingVamp

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    No, that stupid stereotyping. Getting tired of seeing "hardcore"(like it actually means something) and what some people turn the word casual into.
    There are like 9 out of the whole library that consider casual at game stop.
    3ds has T-M games. Not only that, casual isn't hold down by a certain rating.
    Other words,M can be casual

    @op IDK, just going to say I like playing on my 3ds.

    inb4thisisonanintendoforums,sopollsdidn'tmatter

    Don't vote btw.
     
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  7. Hells Malice

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    The 3DS does have a pretty severe lack of "hardcore" games.
    I can think of Cave Story and Devil Survivor Overclocked off the top of my head.

    Lots of fun games like LoZ, Mario, Starfox, but none of those are difficult at all.

    Granted, I haven't really checked out the Vita's lineup yet either.
     
  8. Hyro-Sama

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    I personally would buy the Vita over the 3DS right now. Nintendo takes a while to crank out great games for their systems. (Ex. Skyward Sword, DKC: Reutrns, Xenoblade, JUS, etc.) Uncharted: Golden Abyss will available at launch. That game by itself will keep you busy until Fall when the intense shit comes out for the Vita.
     
  9. yuyuyup

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    3DS because it has 2 highly rated racers, 2 highly rated fighters, SM3DL, 3D videos, soon 3D video capture, DS support, THREE DEE
     
  10. Pyrmon

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    Neither.

    Wait another year until both have a decent library of games ( and for the Vita to be released, obviously) and then see how they are doing at that point.
    Personally, I may be skipping this generation of handhelds altogether. The 3DS lacks any kind of interesting feature, 3D being a useless battery drain, and without any decisive titles out yet IMO.
    The Vita isn't out yet, so I can't judge. It seems nice, but I'll need to see a few more good titles.
     
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  11. godreborn

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    the 3ds. don't support sony. they've already screwed enough people with the ps3 (high price tag, removing features, not protecting consumer information). I can't see it be any differently with the ps vita.
     
  12. Hells Malice

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    :rofl2:

    Will the Vita be able to play games?
    Check!

    It now has all the features it needs to be a handheld gaming device.
    Why skip it?
     
  13. amptor

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    imho, 3DS.. whenever I own a sony handheld it is GREAT!!!#$!!# and all but it ends up at the bottom of a drawer for some reason and my nintendo consoles get used more

    but that is just me. I'm not excited about the vita due to that. I'm seeing that it is sony copying more stuff off of nintendo again too.

    nintendo is always great for handhelds because of their first party support and the niche third party games. I'm amazed that psp didn't fail due to this.
     
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    Tbh, the 3ds seem like less of a hassle overall.
     
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    Neither are a hassle.
    So, problem solved there.
     
  16. vpd

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    I'd wait for now, more than likely there will be price drops and newer models of both the 3DS and Vita, so wait for a new model of 3DS and get that & then later a PS Vita aswell.

    Hopefully there will be cheap memory card adapaters for the PS Vita like you can get for the PSP, so we don't have to buy the rip off sony memory cards.
     
  17. Nah3DS

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    it all depends on the games you like...
     
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  18. chris888222

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    This is going to lead to war if it goes wrong.

    I will not vote. Go for the games you like.

    I'm happy with my 3DS and I like what the Vita offers,
     
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  19. rockstar99

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    I will get both.. probably a 3DS first because it already has lots of games that appeal to me,Cheaper
     
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  20. Hells Malice

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    Why do you go into every Vita or 3DS thread and mention it could start a war.
    Thanks Captain Obvious, we got it the first time...before you said anything.

    Otherwise, carry on. The rest of your post is valid.
     
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