Comment on Dead or Alive 5 Plus Promising “Touch ‘Em Up” Action by Takuya:

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Well, if someone wants to play those interactive Hollywood movies the system probably sucks. And while I spontaneously bought a 3DS without a second thought because it’s so cheap, I had to think about the Vita for several months before buying one. So I guess the masses are even more hesitant when it comes to the price.

I got a Vita because my stupid 3DS doesn’t let me import Japanese games and I wanted Project Diva f. During it’s life time I will probably get a bunch of Japanese niche titles like Senran Kagura and Mon Mon.

But really, what annoys me the most about the system is the crappy image compression Sony uses for wallpapers. It’s also used in Project Diva for the loading screens, so they probably supply this shit as a default library in their SDK. Wasn’t Sony boasting about the superior quality of the Vita’s display? Then why use this shitty image compression on the first screen that appears when someone turns on the system? Really, that image quality… it uses ultra lowres chroma subsampling without any filtering and has massive problems with high contrast graphics. It basically looks like these Cinepak-compressed videos on 90’s multimedia CD-ROMs. Basically it’s a giant middle finger to people who want to use anime wallpapers.

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