Why can't every game be played on the controller?

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2 years ago#1
I'm wondering, because every PS4 game that doesn't use a camera, can be played on the Vita. Sony only mandates that the developers must insure that the control scheme is compatible with Vita, and the actual PS4 hardware handles the streaming.

And Sony mandates that for a handheld peripheral. Nintendo, whose entire console is based around this controller, surely they should have made a similar mandate, or created the hardware in such a way as to insure it is used to its full potential.

I mean, that's the whole point isn't it? If something is standard, then it should be standard. The whole idea is that if it's a peripheral, then dev's never take full advantage of it.
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2 years ago#2
... Every game can be played on the controller.
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2 years ago#3
Every game played on the vita? And to take advantage of that you need to buy a vita, ps4 $710
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2 years ago#4
well i dunno what games can't be played on both, but i'd assume if a core mechanic of a game required that there be two-screen play (one UI on the gamepad and then gameplay on the TV) then it would make sense to not allow gamepad-only play.
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2 years ago#5
Giygasminion posted...
... Every game can be played on the controller.


If you read my post, you'd understand I'm talking about off-TV play.
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2 years ago#6
VanderZoo posted...
Giygasminion posted...
... Every game can be played on the controller.


If you read my post, you'd understand I'm talking about off-TV play.


Steep price to do it on the ps4
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2 years ago#7
geneticsftw posted...
Steep price to do it on the ps4


Yeah, well you can actually leave your living room with it.

geneticsftl
2 years ago#8
Golden Girls posted...
geneticsftw posted...
Steep price to do it on the ps4


Yeah, well you can actually leave your living room with it.

geneticsftl


PS4 $710, so I can leave my living room.
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2 years ago#9
geneticsftl posted...
PS4 $710, so I can leave my living room.


The PS4 costs $400 cupcake.
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