Opinion: PS Vita TV poised to shake up the 'microconsole' race

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User Info: Natureboy99

Natureboy99
3 years ago#1
http://indiegames.com/2013/09/opinion_ps_vita_tv_poised_to_s.html

Interesting article!

Discuss or mock if old. For those of us that follow the microconsole race, Sony basically just blew everyone away. This can only mean great things for Vita as a platform.
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User Info: WoefulyDolorous

WoefulyDolorous
3 years ago#2
As long as it brings more games I am all for it

I hope some console only PS4 peeps jump in

User Info: zandm7

zandm7
3 years ago#3
There are a lot of articles like this lately. We can only hope this turns out to be true!
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User Info: Starwars4J

Starwars4J
3 years ago#4
Great to hear that it was finally able to topple the industry giant that is the Ouya. And they said it couldn't be done.
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User Info: Prototype82

Prototype82
3 years ago#5
Other micro consoles have limited potential. The PS Vita TV seems to have limitless potential.

User Info: Natureboy99

Natureboy99
3 years ago#6
Prototype82 posted...
Other micro consoles have limited potential. The PS Vita TV seems to have limitless potential.

It definitely has more potential. Just the Vita library alone makes it leagues better than ouya. However, I think the steam box will be worthy competition.
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User Info: lordcloudx

lordcloudx
3 years ago#7
Waiting for 3DSTV for $50 to enter the market.
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stargazer64
3 years ago#8
Starwars4J posted...
Great to hear that it was finally able to topple the industry giant that is the Ouya. And they said it couldn't be done.


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User Info: L0L_FAQ

L0L_FAQ
3 years ago#9
I love my Vita but I'm not going to buy a Vita TV. The reason is simple; there are a dozen alternatives available with much better media options. I already have 200ft of HDMI cabling for my PS3, 360, Wii U and HTPC from my living room to my bedroom upstairs, and they're hooked up to an HDMI switchbox. It is much cheaper and more useful to run the cabling than to buy a Vita TV. Secondly, for my lounge, for $100, I recently bought an Android device that I can manipulate to my heart's content for $90 that is hooked up to the TV. It is networked to my main PC and its 3+ terabytes of music, movies, TV shows and emulators and runs Angstrom Linux. It can also output 8.1 surround sound to my home theatre system and is generally much more powerful than the Vita TV ever has any hope of being. As far as an actual media box is concerned, it is not the best thing out there.

However, your average gamer is a complete and utter moron. Your average gamer isn't as industrious, savvy and intelligent as L0L_FAQ and would rather pay $100 for an inferior device than shell out $100-ish once and for all for a networkable device and about $50-100 in cabling and signal repeaters. For these slower witted people, the Vita TV is the perfect companion device to the PS4.

But think about that for a second. A perfect companion device to the PS4. Slowly and gradually, that is what the Vita is being reduced to. A companion device. Soon, the system will be a footnote on the PS4's shiny history and nothing more. The more people that buy the Vita TV, the worse the Vita situation will get for you, the gamer. The only solution is to boycott it.
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User Info: Sirius

Sirius
3 years ago#10
Meh.

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