The lights are on
Sony announced a new title during their E3 press conference today, one that shows off the Vita’s interactivity with the PS3. It’s called Ruin, and it’s an isometric-view hack and slash title that allows gamers to play the game seamlessly across the PS3 and Vita.
Ruin has social media integration, which allows you to post your progress to friends via Facebook and Twitter. From my understanding of the presentation, other players will show up as “strangers” in the game, where they can then either become friends or rivals. Rivals can change dungeons dynamically, creating more challenging dungeon crawl. On the opposite end of the spectrum, strangers that become friends can hop in and help with some co-op.
The presenters say that two different versions of the game will be released: one for PS3, and one for the PlayStation Vita. We're not sure if it will be sold in two different packages, or if, for instance, buying Ruin for one platform will allow you download it for the other. Progress can be hot-swapped across versions on the fly, so you can take that game you started on the couch with you on the bus. We’re not sure about all the details, but will bring your more info as we get it.
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As Kaz Hirai would say, "Tooooorrrch-I mean Ruuuuuiiiin!"
This was really cool especially the seamless transition between the PS3 version and PSV. Though in all reality I hope companies don't abuse this feature, since I'd rather have an original game for the Portable. But maybe have one compliment the other and vise versa is fine by me.
I'm already sold on the PS Vita but if they add this kind of interactivity to many of their other games I'll nerd in my pants.
the price i rekocn will be a bomb
That sounds pretty cool for sure. Not a big handheld gamer at all, but i just might have to pick up the Vita.
I think the social network implementation is going to really help the PSV, if implemented well that is. This also allows devs access to free marketing for their games too; seeing how people are more willing to buy a game if their friend recommends it over say a commercial or game reviewer (no offense to you guys).
Really glad I can get a good dungeon crawler to try out the specs of this (and it being co-op is just icing on the cake). Probably the first game I'm getting for the PSV (that and Resistance, of course).
This is one of the really sweet features I hope they put to good use with this system.
From what I saw of this game at the Sony Press conference I was impressed so I shall look forward to this game :)
^^ sounds like a pretty cool idea ...it would be good for gamers that dont want to stop ther game when they have to leave for a trip or vaction ^^
If they get cod on that badboy tell me till then not interested
The VITA is looking promising.