Sony’s newest handheld, the PortStation Vita as I affectionately call it, is becoming a perfect home for indie games and smaller titles. It launched with games like the excellent Uncharted: Golden Abyss, a very nearly PS3-quality title, in the palm of your hands. Later on, Killzone: Mercenary for the handheld still stands as one of the best games in the series. Don’t expect much more of that sort of first party goodness from Sony though.
The virtual pet scene hasn’t been that big as of late. You’re able to find a plethora of games in this genre for your smartphone, but most lack the finesse to really hold your attention. PlayStation Vita Pets attempts to do what games such as Nintendogs on the Nintendo handheld systems has done for the genre by harnessing the power and unique capabilities of the Vita to provide gamers of all ages with a much meatier pet simulator.
Sony’s European boss Jim Ryan believes that the game that’ll most convince people to buy a PlayStation 4 is not a first party title, but rather Activision and Bungie’s Destiny. Speaking with CVG, Ryan said that there are many games that’ll help sell the PS4 coming this year, but the definitive one has to be bungie’s open-world shooter.
With three down, there was just one last press conference to go. Sony has always had the longest show, as well as the most delicious food for bloggers, journalists and enthusiasts who attend their event. Wait, I was here for the games, right?
The press conferences are over. You’ve read all the information, watched all the trailers and made jokes about the matriarchal parents of people who favour different systems to you. In the largely imaginary battle for gamers’ hearts and minds, who stands as the victor?