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Sony head Shuhei Yoshida demonstrated the "remote play" functionality of the Vita at TGS, now he's speaking out on some of Sony's future plans for the intriguing feature.While he admitted that the TGS demo was done with a wired connection between the Vita and PS3 due to interference concerns, he stated that the remote play connection should work just as fast wirelessly under normal circumstances.He also revealed that Sony is hard at work making tools and software libraries to help developers make PS3 games compatible with Vita remote play. Apparently, there are some issues regarding memory and CPU usage that need to be addressed in the development process.He also said that you'll be able to use the Vita as a "sub monitor" display for PS3…which sounds a heck of a lot like Wii U. Even more interesting was his statement that Sony intends to create software libraries that help developer use the Vita's touch screen for PS3 control.
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Before people start saying this is a ripp off from Nintendo and whatnot, let us not forget SEGA DreamCast's VMU (en.wikipedia.org/.../VMU), which had the same core idea, but much less technology.
(and DreamCast also had the Dreameye (en.wikipedia.org/.../VMU), which was capable of capturing movements and possibly using them into games. I guess poor SEGA was just a few years ahead of its time...)
This leads me to believe there is still quite a bit left in the PS3s life. I sure hope so at least.
Hey, wasn't the first PSP supposed to do this stuff? Remember when they first brought up "remote play"?
I loved the PSP, and I like Sony. But wtf guys, make due with it this time.
That would be cool.
That would be pretty awesome!!!
this thing sounds like it will be better than the Wii U's especially since you can play games on this that are special to this.I think this could very well smite the 3ds,especially if they come out of the gate punching and kicking.
Alo it would need some backlog compatibility as a controller,cause how annoying would it be to put in a game and your ps vita wont play it when it would the last game.Looking forward to this!!!
You know, when Sony is "hard at work making tools and software libraries" and all that junk... I get scared... I mean Sony has done a lot to make it a little miserable for players on the PS3... I hope they arm themselves well with security so they won't get hacked again.
Well at least this will make another selling point for the Vita.
This did sound a lot like the Wii U. I might get this, but for those who own a PS3 I must say this is quite a nice feature.
why you not origional ps3.
il spend 300 bucks on a contoller. because im a bumb ass
i just want the wait to be over, i just want my VITA, that yes i have already paid for at Gamestop!!!
like new PS Vita try touch like other favorite trophies level online love.