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PlayStation Vita (PS Vita) Open to Hands-On Demos at 3,300 US GameStop Locations

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PlayStation Vita (PS Vita) hits shelves this month and GameStop (NYSE: GME) is giving consumers a first glimpse at the highly anticipated new handheld system. More than 3,300 U.S. GameStop stores now have playable demo units that provide a first-hand look at PS Vita's exciting new technology. In addition to the five-inch OLED multi-touch screen, front and rear touch pads, dual analog sticks, dual cameras and six-axis motion sensing system, players can experience a variety of games, including:

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What happened today? 9:00 in the morning till the first story? :p
 
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Go get em early adopters. I'll follow in a year when prices drop, bundle packages flourish, and Sony's dreaded first gens are in repair centers all over the world. Yay! :D
 

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Best Buy had a demo of the Vita over a week ago! I played it myself. Was pretty cool I must say. Going to get one on the 15th with Uncharted.
 

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If it plays 1080p mkv files with hdmi out then I will get one.
 

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How does this compare to the PSP?
 

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I'm gonna pawn my granny to get one :p And that is pawn and not pwn.
 
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When I played with it at CES I was not impressed at all, $ony needs to give up on the portable market all together.
 

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plus im tired of sony's BS. one year into owning the vita they will probably disable half the features worth using because of hackers. anyone who buys this handheld needs to think again.
 
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plus im tired of sony's BS. one year into owning the vita they will probably disable half the features worth using because of hackers. anyone who buys this handheld needs to think again.
Well at CES the guys at the $ony booth were touting all the new "security" features, and claiming it as "unhackable" which is little more than an open invitation to hardware and software hackers. SO you are likely right on that account. I personally refuse to use anything made by $ony out of principal because of things they have done to their customers.:shadedshu
 
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Well at CES the guys at the $ony booth were touting all the new "security" features, and claiming it as "unhackable" which is little more than an open invitation to hardware and software hackers. SO you are likely right on that account. I personally refuse to use any made by $ony out of principal because of things they have done to their customers.:shadedshu
yup, i completely agree.
 

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...But, will it run crysis??
 
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You cant even watch youtube on it since it doesnt have flash player. Browser sucks as well from what Ive heard. Pretty useless imo. Id rather score a smart phone. If I want to game, Id play with my PC. If I want to play while waiting in line, Id whip out my android phone and play fruit ninja or something. I just dont see the appeal of dedicated handhelds for gaming anymore
 
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You cant even watch youtube on it since it doesnt have flash player. Browser sucks as well from what Ive heard. Pretty useless imo. Id rather score a smart phone. If I want to game, Id play with my PC. If I want to play while waiting in line, Id whip out my android phone and play fruit ninja or something. I just dont see the appeal of dedicated handhelds for gaming anymore
While I can see the appeal of a dedicated hand held gaming device, I just can't see any value in this one as it seems to be missing soo many features.:ohwell:
 
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I have 4G, Wifi, bluetooth, multitouch, a large screen, hours of battery life,1Gb RAM, dual core CPU and a real GPU, 16GB of built in mem, plus a new 32GB memory card to replace my 16GB in currently, it plays almost anything, has HDMI out, ICS will allow for USB device hosting improvements like game controllers, emulators, flash, wifi file transfer, internet connection sharing, gorilla glass that has only sustained a couple minor scratches.


The smartphone is replacing the PSP/Gameboy as the player of choice, and its only getting better with games like GTA III available and more to come.

Sony fail.
 

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I have 4G, Wifi, bluetooth, multitouch, a large screen, hours of battery life,1Gb RAM, dual core CPU and a real GPU, 16GB of built in mem, plus a new 32GB memory card to replace my 16GB in currently, it plays almost anything, has HDMI out, ICS will allow for USB device hosting improvements like game controllers, emulators, flash, wifi file transfer, internet connection sharing, gorilla glass that has only sustained a couple minor scratches.


The smartphone is replacing the PSP/Gameboy as the player of choice, and its only getting better with games like GTA III available and more to come.

Sony fail.
I agree, I have played some good games on my phone, which has all things you pointed out on it, apart from mine has 768mb ram.
 
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well sony also made Xperia Play, which imo was pretty good. Wonder why they didnt do an Xperia Play 2. Imo, xperia play has more value for the money vs ps vita.
 
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I have 4G, Wifi, bluetooth, multitouch, a large screen, hours of battery life,1Gb RAM, dual core CPU and a real GPU, 16GB of built in mem, plus a new 32GB memory card to replace my 16GB in currently, it plays almost anything, has HDMI out, ICS will allow for USB device hosting improvements like game controllers, emulators, flash, wifi file transfer, internet connection sharing, gorilla glass that has only sustained a couple minor scratches.


The smartphone is replacing the PSP/Gameboy as the player of choice, and its only getting better with games like GTA III available and more to come.

Sony fail.
The games are certainly there for the mobile phone market however they are still (at least for me) not on par like some PSP, DS, 3DS games.