★ TouchArcade needs your help. Click here to support us on Patreon.

Playstation Vita Discussion Thread

08-23-2012, 11:59 AM
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: in a van down by the river...
Posts: 1,325
Quote:
Originally Posted by LucianOrb View Post
It's even sadder for older gamers like me because the Liverpool studio was formerly known as Psygnosis, I'm quite sure the other grandpas in here will instantly recognise that name
I remember Psygnosis, loved them when I had my C64/Amiga. Lemmings, Shadow of the Beast and Barbarian were some of the games I loved most. I remember them and Bitmap Brothers most when I has a young teen.

Anyways, for those not familiar with Psygnosis, check out what games they created:

http://www.psygnosis.org/games/

Gamecenter: MicroByte
Jetpack Joyride: all 125 medals :: Golden Tophat winner :: Special Half-Brick Prize
Playing: Sonic Racing Transformed | Giant Boulder of Death | Dead Trigger 2 | Jetpack Joyride
08-23-2012, 05:19 PM
Joined: Aug 2010
Posts: 748
I read somewhere that the majority of employees are being absorbed into other Sony studios, and that the studio itself would still get used- just not for making games. Hopefully they still make WipEout games- if not, I'm okay with it. The series had a long run. At least they're keeping most of the talent though... Still saddened by this news.

08-23-2012, 06:14 PM
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: London, UK
Posts: 446
Quote:
Originally Posted by LucianOrb View Post
It's even sadder for older gamers like me because the Liverpool studio was formerly known as Psygnosis, I'm quite sure the other grandpas in here will instantly recognise that name
'Psygnosis presents.... BLOOOOD MONEY!!!!'

An all time fav on my A500 =)

Game Center - I BrEaKBEaT I
08-24-2012, 02:09 PM
Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 608
Quote:
Originally Posted by BrEaKBEaT View Post
'Psygnosis presents.... BLOOOOD MONEY!!!!'

An all time fav on my A500 =)
The biggest unanswered question is, WHERE IS THE MONEY?

HIT IT!!!
08-27-2012, 08:33 PM
Joined: May 2010
Location: New York City
Posts: 2,744
The 1.80 update will be released tomorrow complete with new home screen controls and PS1 support.

...Kind of.

http://blog.us.playstation.com/2012/...ke-the-tour-2/

Follow me (@zeroxharuhi) on Twitter!
08-27-2012, 08:48 PM
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Brazil
Posts: 564
Quote:
Originally Posted by Haruhi View Post
The 1.80 update will be released tomorrow complete with new home screen controls and PS1 support.

...Kind of.

http://blog.us.playstation.com/2012/...ke-the-tour-2/
Though it will be interesting to be able to play FF7, all of these features should have shipped with the system day one. Ultra basic things such as the PS3 displaying Vita status and trophies are still left out. Maybe with the PS4 launch...

--------------------------------------------
Game Center / PSN ID = Misantropus
08-27-2012, 09:13 PM
Joined: May 2010
Location: New York City
Posts: 2,744
Quote:
Originally Posted by Haruhi View Post
The 1.80 update will be released tomorrow complete with new home screen controls and PS1 support.

...Kind of.

http://blog.us.playstation.com/2012/...ke-the-tour-2/
Ok, now this is just depressing. Here is SCEE's PS1 list: http://blog.eu.playstation.com/2012/...ssics-line-up/

Follow me (@zeroxharuhi) on Twitter!
08-27-2012, 09:26 PM
Joined: May 2009
Posts: 4,425
Some people are saving the update is already available. Checking my Vita now. Also SCEA, are you really that incompetent?

Edit: Yep, its available, downloading now.

Last edited by S.I.D. CrAzY; 08-27-2012 at 09:28 PM.
08-27-2012, 09:30 PM
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Brazil
Posts: 564
It's available, I'm downloading it right now, still shocked after reading the european list.

--------------------------------------------
Game Center / PSN ID = Misantropus
08-27-2012, 11:14 PM
Joined: Aug 2010
Posts: 748
Apparently, there is a lot more PS1 games compatible with the Vita in NA- they just aren't on PSN. You can do the PS3 transfer trick that was used to get unavailable PSP games on the Vita. List of titles confirmed to be working so far:

Quote:
Arc the Lad
Arcade Hits: Shienryu
Arcade Hits: Sonic Wings Special
Castlevania Chronicles
Castlevania: SotN
Cho Aniki
Cool Boarders 2
Cyberbots: Fullmetal Madness
Final Fantasy IV
Final Fantasy VI
Final Fantasy VII
Final Fantasy VIII
Final Fantasy IX
Hot Shots Golf 2
International Track and Field
Jet Moto
Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver
Legend of Dragoon
Medieval
Mega Man
Mega Man 2
Mega Man 3
Mega Man 4
Metal Gear Solid
Money Idol Exchanger
Rally Cross
Resident Evil 3: Nemesis
Silent Hill
Syphon Filter
Tomb Raider
Twisted Metal 2
Unjammer Lammy
Vagrant Story
Wild Arms
Wild Arms 2
Xenogears

Quote:
Originally Posted by LucianOrb View Post
Ultra basic things such as the PS3 displaying Vita status and trophies are still left out. Maybe with the PS4 launch...
That would have to come with a PS3 update, and they might have to update/reconfigure their servers too.


EDIT: So I updated, and WHAT THE FRICK they changed the backgrounds too. I liked my old one . The colors were much cooler looking.

EDIT 2: They added/changed quite a bit I didn't know about. Much bigger update than I though it was.

Last edited by tygamr; 08-27-2012 at 11:41 PM.