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Borderlands 2 release date on PS Vita is 18th march

Aug 17, 2011
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Wow, very pleasant surprise. Was honestly suspecting a cancellation given the radio silence on the port since its announcement. Whether it will be a good port remains to be seen, but the structure of BL seems perfectly suited to portable play.
 

KeRaSh

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Wow, I thought they only hoped to get it out for the Vita at some point. I never knew they were actually porting this. Will definitely pick this up after I've finished inFamous SS.
 

shink

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I thought this was going to be vaporware like the GOW collection on Vita.

Very odd there have been no images or anything on this since the announcement. Hopefully it runs ok.
 

mejin

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I'm skeptic about this game, but I hope it's a good version.

It's the first game from Third Party Production team, right? Maybe we have more announcements this year.
 

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As I understand, Iron Galaxy are no strangers to porting games. Although, the only port by them that I have played is Scribblenauts Remix so I cannot speak for the general quality of them. I had assumed Borderlands 2 on the Vita must've become vaporware with the lack of media.
 

olimpia84

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I was initially interested in this since I had not picked BL2 since release...until they offered it for free just a few weeks ago for the PS3. Good job Sony :p
 

Kintaro

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If release date is real, that's just stupid. Not sure if Sony is even trying anymore.
 
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That may be, but I still expect framerate to hover in the mid teens with more than one enemy on screen, which is unacceptable for ANY game.
Yeah, that's true. There's quite a bit happening on screen during a fire fight, especially once you start laying down some elemental damage.
 

Olliewilldie

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Totally forgot this was even a thing... Can't say I have any hopes for it at all, I kinda expect this to be a hot mess.

We shall see we shall see.
 
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Most 3D titles look like ass on the Vita. Even the ones that dont are full of jaggies and are low res.

My vita became a 2D machine after playing muramasa and Im not looking back.
 

Lyte Edge

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The lack of media has me concerned that this is going to be another CoD BLOPS Declassified.
 

Number45

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If you're likely to play SP only, is this any more interesting than the original? Completed it, but it was SO dull.

Please dont be


with 20 fps (caves) with drops down to 13 (everywhere else)
Does that have anything to do with this, other than that it's a port of a game?
 

IvorB

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Oh wow. This is actually coming out. I don't normally play FPS games but I'm really enjoying Killzone on Vita. If this is good maybe I will get it which would also be another sale for third parties on Vita.
 

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Nice! My platform for BL is PC now, but if it isnt....a jet watered down version on vita, I may double dip, but yeah no screens or videos has me concerned. In fact its been silent since it was announced.
 

IvorB

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Most 3D titles look like ass on the Vita. Even the ones that dont are full of jaggies and are low res.

My vita became a 2D machine after playing muramasa and Im not looking back.
I'm not really sure which titles you are playing but I only play 3D games on Vita and they look great: Killzone, Uncharted, Wipeout, Soul Sacrifice etc etc...

If you wanted to play 2D titles you may as well just get a 3DS :).
 
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I'm not really sure which titles you are playing but I only play 3D games on Vita and they look great: Killzone, Uncharted, Wipeout, Soul Sacrifice etc etc...

If you wanted to play 2D titles you may as well just get a 3DS :).
I find Killzone horrbile to play on a handheld, Uncharted is a jaggy mess, Wipeout is really low res, hard to control and 30FPS to boot, And Soul sacrfice just looks terrible all around.

The only two 3D games that have impressed me on Vita have be NGS+ and Dynasty warriors. Everything else is on a sliding scale of Mediocre to horrible.

For the life of me I dont understand the hate for indie titles on the Vita. They seem to be the only games that Actually look good on the hardware instead of paired down experiences.

If Nintendo had a proper account system and lowered prices, I probably would have a 3DS (and a NDS) by now.
 

Maedhros

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Most 3D titles look like ass on the Vita. Even the ones that dont are full of jaggies and are low res.

My vita became a 2D machine after playing muramasa and Im not looking back.
Good for you.

I'm enjoying lots of GREAT 3D games on Vita. It's not supposed to be a console or anything. I've seen only few handheld titles looking better on iPhones (and that's because the title wasn't ported to Vita, which I'm sure it could handle).
 

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Yeah, not sure I believe this. There hasn't been a shred of media since its reveal and we're meant to believe it's coming in less than 2 months?

....
Just imagine Borderlands 2 PC footage on low. Scale it down to 480p and then scale it up to 540p.
 

Blinck

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Do we have any word on the resolution of this on the vita?
I'm afraid this is gonna be a very messy port :(
 

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Does that have anything to do with this, other than that it's a port of a game?

The lack of pictures/trailer keeps me concerned + 4 GB limitation. But yeah, it could turn out to whatever. I hope the best.
 
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Gravity Rush has little to no anti aliasing, so he'll probably complain about that as well while ignoring the other graphical achievements like in the other games.


That said, BL2 will probably look like shit. :p
Depends what you call an achievement. :p

These days I respect a clean image more than eye candy. Likewise I prefer a high framerate with simple graphics than a low one with all the bells and whistles.

3D games on the Vita are in this sub-par middle ground between phone games and PS360 games, which themselves are increasingly looking dated because the hardware is being pushed further than it can go.

Im not knocking anyone who feels different, but after playing Dragons crown, Muramasa, Rayman, Sound shapes, Guacamelee and a bunch of others, I really feel the Vita shines when you play 2D games over 3D ones. They may not have the same level of graphical fidelity, but they look clean, they run well and feel like true handheld games, rather than console cast offs.
 

Yoshichan

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Stupid month to launch it in. Good luck, Borderlands 2.