Posted 15 March
Weekend Debate: What makes a perfect handheld game? (Update)
UPDATE: As ever, thanks to everyone for taking part. The following five posters each claim a Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus code: bidbaldwolf86 (post 6), Dante_Zero (17), silmorat1 (49), azakajam (65) and phep (113). Congratulations – you’ll find your vouchers in your PMs on the official PlayStation forums later this week.
ORIGINAL POST: I’ve been having a fun time with my PS Vita this week, catching up on a few titles that have passed me by over the last few months: Sine Mora, Life of Pixel and Lumines: Electronic Symphony. So, a 2D shoot ‘em up, a 2D platformer and a puzzler. I’ll be honest – these are the sorts of games that I would probably never get around to playing on my PlayStation 3, but they absolutely shine on a handheld, and make for perfect ‘snacky’ public transport entertainment.
Perhaps you disagree, and are happier having blockbuster AAA titles like, say, Uncharted: Golden Abyss in your back pocket, rather than quirky retro oddities? Your topic for today then:
What makes the perfect portable video game?
Feel free to illustrate with examples. My favourite ever? I’ll go with… oooh… Final Fantasy Tactics.
I’ve got five download codes for Tecmo Koei’s cracking handheld action game Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus for the five most interesting or entertaining responses. Check out the trailer below to whet your appetite!