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What Third-Party Games Do You Want on PlayStation? Tell Sony's New Division

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Not content with the avalanche of titles currently confirmed for the various PlayStation platforms, Sony has established a brand new division dedicated to bringing third-party content to its consoles. Creatively dubbed Third-Party Production, the new unit will focus on porting and localising games for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Vita.

Announced during a PAX Prime 2013 panel overnight, the division was founded as a result of the recently announced Borderlands 2 port for the Vita. Gio Corsi, a former lead producer at LucasArts and executive producer on the now-defunct Star Wars 1313, has been hired to run the operation. You can pester him for ports on Twitter.

This is enormous news, because it now means that there’s an avenue for titles such as, say, Yakuza 5 to release overseas. While publisher SEGA may not be too keen on the idea of bringing the game to the west, theoretically Corsi and his crew could work with the Japanese company to get it localised. It also means that there’s hope for more Vita releases of big games.

So, what third-party content that isn’t currently in the pipeline would you like to see released on the numerous PlayStation platforms? Feel free to plead your case in the comments section below, and we’ll send this thread to Corsi at the end of the day.


User Comments (66)



InsertNameHere said:

This is huge, especially for the Vita. Do you know how many Vita games there are in Japan?

First Vita: Jump-Stars Victory Vs, Phantasy Star Online 2, Mind Zero, Tales of Hearts R, One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2, Gundam Breaker, Hyperdimension Idol Neptunia PP, Hyperdimension Neptunia Rebirth, Hyper Goddess Faith Noir, etc.

PS3: Yakuza 5 and that's about it.

PS4: N/A




Gradius V. More shmups! Proper, fully fledged shmups.
They were criminally few & far between on PS3, and still on Vita.
My PS2 was brimming with quality shmups - a lot of them imported admittedly, but yeah, shmups!



Cloud7794 said:

As long as the Tales games come stateside and we FINALLY get Final Fantasy Type-0, I'll be a happy camper. Well, I won't be camping, lack of electricity and whatnot to play games, but I would happily set up a tent in my room to further seclude myself into the gaming realm.



FullbringIchigo said:

Jump-Stars Victory Vs PS3 and Vita, Yakuza 5 and 1 & 2 HD PS3, Final Fantasy Type 0 PSP or a Vita port, Hyperdimension Neptunia PSVita, Tales of Vesperia PS3, One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 PSVita

there are more but i can't think at the moment



Gemuarto said:

Yeah, give me Type Zero HD for vita and PS3. And Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus, please. And Sen no Kiseki, please.



divinelite said:

Type 0 and tales please
The origins company istoo stubborn to make them available in stateside



TosserHan said:

MONSTER HUNTER 3RD or 4 in HD and GE Burst 2 ill be gone for days if these came ststeside.



Jaz007 said:

Dynasty Warrior 8: Empires on PS4 sounds like a great idea. Those games could really use the extra power and I loved Dynasty Warriors 6: Empires.



TromboneGamer said:

Can't think of anything right now. Maybe people will beg for xbone exclusive games when once in a blue moon a quality title shows up.



rastamadeus said:

Just give us the HD versions of Treasure's games that are on Xbox Live. Radiant Silvergun HD, Bangai-O HD and Guardian Heroes HD on Vita? Yes please.

Oh, and give @get2sammyb Yakuza 5 so he changes his DP on here to one of him crying and some Miku-chan for @MadchesterManc and I.



Punished_Boss_84 said:

Am i the only here who wants non-japanese games?

Also over 550 comments demanding localisations, a few similar names on that list.



MadchesterManc said:

@rastamadeus With some of my Hatsune Miku concerts dvd's arriving from Japan the other day Ive come to the conclusion that you can never have too much Miku-chan. So give me some more games! It still baffles how Sega hasn't localised the Vita version of Project Diva F for at least a digital release on Vita too. Im hoping decent sales of the Ps3 version will get them into the groove to do so. If not, ill just import lol

Wouldn't mind the Hyperdimension Neptunia games on Vita getting localised myself. Theres 3 in Japan (Idols, Rebirth and a Noire spin-off) If thismove means more announcements similar to Borderlands 2 on Vita or more localisations then Im all for it. It can't be a bad thing.



rinoa said:

@Legendaryboss I registered just to tell you... MGS and RE are japanese games... cant believe noone pointed that out to you yet.
On topic... localize every game that is stuck in Japan.




Yakuza 5, FF Type 0 , Valkryia Chronicles 3, God Eater 2 when it comes out, Shinovi Versus



metalmarc said:

Vita games please vita vita vita
We can get to the ps4 later on

NHL, GTA , Sly Collection HD, Skate 3, Mass Effect,tomb raider hd collection, Resident Evil Revalations, NBA, Dark Souls, Dead Rising 2, bioshock, Assasins creed 4, Uncharted hd collection, marvel vs capcom hd remakes, Saints row 4, injustice gods among us, street fighter 4, tiger woods 14, batman arkham city, cod ghosts, f1 with better graphics, Hitman HD collection, skyrim, motorstorm, last of us, Red Dead, Infamous, kingdom Hearts, motorstorm, tekken tag 2, dead space, star wars kotor



naga22 said:

>Yakuza 5
>Valkyria chronicles 3
>Final fantasy Type-0 (port to vita?)
>Senran Kagura versus
>Criminal Girls
>Hatsune Miku 2
>Tales of Innocence R
>Phantasy Star Online 2
>Tales of Heart R
>Drakengard 3
>Legend of Heroes Games
>Nobunaga's Ambition
>Tales of Vesperia
>Surge Concerto: Ciel Nosurge
>Monster monpiece
>KH HD Vita
>REsident Evil Revelations Vita
>Monster Hunter 3rd (ps3 version)
>Phantasy Star Portable 2 Infinity
>Sangokushi 12
>Warriors Orochi 3 for vita
>Shin megami tensei Nocturne HD
>Shin megami tensei Digital Devil Saga HD
>Fatal Frame HD collection



Zeothedeathgod said:

Yakuza 5
Valkyria Chronicles 3
Final fantasy Type-0
Senran Kagura Versus
Criminal Girls
Hatsune Miku 2
Tales of Innocence R
Phantasy Star Online 2
Tales of Heart R
Drakengard 3
Legend of Heroes Games
Nobunaga's Ambition
Mind Zero
Tales of Vesperia
Surge Concerto: Ciel Nosurge
Monster Monpiece
Kingdom Hearts HD Vita
REsident Evil Revelations Vita
Monster Hunter 3rd (ps3 version)
Phantasy Star Portable 2 Infinity
Sangokushi 12
Warriors Orochi 3 vita
Shin Megami Tensei Nocturne Hd
Shin Megami Tensei Digital Devil Saga HD
Fatal Frame HD collection
Akiba's Trip 2

Dragon Quest 8 HD Vita
Half Minute Hero 2



AeiroWultx said:

Monster Hunter 3rd HD (PS3)
The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Flash (PS3)
God Eater 2 (PS Vita)
Akiba's Trip Plus (An HD version perhaps?)



Gamer83 said:

The two that spring to mind immediately are Sunset Overdrive and Quantum Break.



hannanthecole said:

NHL, GTA , Sly Collection HD, Skate 3, Mass Effect,tomb raider , Resident Evil , NBA, Dark Souls, Dead Rising 2, bioshock, Assasins creed with some different story ,Uncharted hd collection, , Saints row , injustice goty edition, , tiger woods 14, batman arkham city, cod ghosts,, Hitman HD collection, skyrim, motorstorm, last of us, Red Dead, Infamous, kingdom Hearts, motorstorm, tekken revolution, dead space, god of war



A2-PSFanBoy said:

I don't know what's wrong with you guys you're asking for Japanese games while we can ask for games like GTA on vita or infamous,,,but the game that i would cry and die to see is crash bash HD for PSN



BreakAtmo said:

Let's see.

  • To The Moon. Beautiful game, but playing it on PC feels like trying to read a great book in a browser. I want to curl up in bed or on the couch with it, and the Vita is perfect for that.
  • Kingdom Hearts. Obviously ports of I and II would be great, but what I'd like is for Birth by Sleep - still unplayable on Vita due to never ending up on the PS Store - to get a 544p60 Vita port, for Dream Drop Distance to get the same, and for them to be released together for Vita.
  • Street Fighter. All of it - SSF2T HD Remix, Third Strike Online, and - when it hits next year - Ultra Street Fighter 4.
  • Resident Evil Revelations. That fact that it's on everything but Vita is, frankly, dumb. It was made as a portable title, it belongs on the Vita. Resident Evil 4 too. That's on every major platform, it would likely be simple to port to the Vita and would look fantastic.
  • Final Fantasy Type-0 really needs a Western release, and at this point it might as well get a Vita port. It's a Final Fantasy game, it would easily sell.
  • Either get FF7: Crisis Core on the PS Store with Vita compatibility, or port it to Vita. Maybe port Dirge of Cerberus too and sell them as a single-card collection.
  • Get a Vita-exclusive entry in the Souls franchise, designed around the controls for the sake of balance. I even have a nice title - Wandering Souls.
  • I'd love to see Mass Effect 3's excellent multiplayer mode released in its entirety as a free-to-play download (it already has a perfectly fair and lucrative microtransaction system built-in) on PS4, PS3 and Vita, with cross-play over those 3 consoles and PC (since it's a co-op game where your individual match score has no real effect the differences between the platforms wouldn't result in major balance problems - plus, you could opt-out of playing with people on certain platforms if you wished). Bit of a pipe dream but I genuinely believe it would make plenty of money and greatly extend the life of what I think is a hugely enjoyable and varied co-op game.
  • Finally, since this would likely be easy to do, an 'id Old-School Collection' for Vita. Ultimate DOOM, DOOM 2, Master Levels For DOOM 2, Final DOOM, and the Heretic/Hexen games, complete with online and ad-hoc multiplayer. Easy for the Vita to run, and immensely fun to this very day.


OrbitScant said:

Star citizen and Elite Dangerous for me. There aren't enough of these types of games on consoles.



NGF said:

Bayonetta 2 on PS4.
Bayonetta 2 on PS4.
Bayonetta 2 on PS4.
Bayonetta 2 on PS4.
Bayonetta 2 on PS4.




BreakAtmo said:

@NGF Impossible, since Nintendo funded development. Bayonetta 1 on PS4 would rule though. The PS3 port of the first one was awful - a 1080p60 PS4 version would really let it shine.



NGF said:

I know it's hard, but it's not impossible.
Bayonetta IP belongs to SEGA. So some kind of "Bayonetta Sigma 2" version is possible. Just like Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2. I think if SEGA and/or Sony are interested in a Bayonetta 2 port for PS4, it may happen. specially now that SEGA is doing really better.:

A Bayonetta Collection including Bayo1 and Bayo 2 for PS4 would be amazing too. Imagine 1080p60fps Bayonetta 1 & Bayonetta 2 XD



turkeynaruto said:

Mafia II PS vita
Gta IV PS vita
resident evil 5 and 6 Ps vita
Far cry 3 Ps vita
Infamous 2 or 3 Ps vita i know First Party
Assassins creed IV Ps vita
Watch Dogs PS vita
Lego Ps vita PS3 Port
Every AAA title in this world i know the PS vita isint strong enough for some games but every game that is Possible have to get a Ps vita port a GOOD not like Jak and daxter or the lego games



martyMcfly said:


Please oh Please!!!!

Such a great series. Timesplitters 4 was in development when Crytek Studios bought rights and pulled the pug. There is an ongoing petition on facebook to finish the game.

I would LOVE to see Timesplittlers 4 on PS4 & Vita!!!



DaveGamer said:

Crash Bandicoot & Spyro

We had them 2 franchises on Gameboy Advance which they were great!
Why not PSvita get atleast them kind of games based on them 2 characters.

We need Activision to do those kind of Crash Bandicoot games by making them as Platform kind like on the GBA and Take only Spyro from Skylanders to do games based only about him.

Activision hasnt touched the IP of Crash for Years and dont think they will ever do anything Unless something must be done while Hardcore fans are missing the Spyro Only kind character of games.



JanDXFan said:

Transformers War/Fall of Cybertron, WWE 2K14, Arkham Asylum, Arkham City, Arkham Origins, Uncharted 1,2,3.



Sanquine said:

YS Memories of Celceta European release date
More JRPG"s Localization
Just more JRPG this machine has to be a JRPG machine!



12C said:

Excuse me people, I would like to point out that Titanfall is made by EA and therefore counts as third party. Now get to work bringing it to Playstation.



Ali247 said:

If only the blue line would connect around the whole box but otherwise it's a beauty



Gamer83 said:


As far as I know, Remedy is not owned by MS so it's free to take its games wherever it wants. If Sony were to pony up the dough, I'm sure a situation could be worked out where it brings Quantum Break over to PS4.



BreakAtmo said:

@dpriest This is just for third-party titles, so inFamous and Killzone don't belong here (though I would also kill to have them on Vita). Dark Souls... that game requires some fine balance, and I'm worried that Vita's lack of L2/R2 and L3/R3 and probable touchscreen/touchpad replacements would play havoc with that - I'd prefer a Souls game built for Vita from the ground up, designed around its controls.

Fallout 3/NV, though? HELL yes. the many menus - VATS, traders/merchants, dialogue - would be so much better with the touchscreen. Plus, y'know, all those other awesome things about Fallout. On that note, chuck in Oblivion and Skyrim. And Morrowind, that could run on the Vita easily.



Beaston61 said:

Breath of Fire IV
Yakuza 1 & 2 HD Edition
Katamari Damacy
Fatal Frame
Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly
SoS: The Final Escape




Supernova-D said:

Please Final fantasy Type-0 to ps vita and ps3
Infamous and fatal frame for ps vita!!!!!!



baconcow said:

PS Vita:
Super Meat Boy
FTL: Faster Than Light
La Mulana
Mark of the Ninja
Monaco: What's Yours Is Mine
Shadow Complex
Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2
GemCraft: Labyrinth



BrendanBeckmann said:

PS Vita:
Amnesia: The Dark Descent
Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs
Beat Hazard Ultra
Doom / Doom II
Duke Nukem 3D: Ultra Megaton Edition
Crash Bandicoot/Spyro the Dragon PS1 Classics
Descent (Classic 1990's game from Interplay)
Medal of Honor Allied Assault HD Collection
Persona 4 Arena
Quake / Quake II / Quake III Arena
Wolfenstein 3D / Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory / Return to Castle Wolfenstein

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