Early reports regarding the performance of PlayStation Now are surprisingly positive, but attendees at CES 2014 have pointed out that the technology does suffer from some compression issues. Such image artifacts are likely to prove problematic on an enormous high-definition display – but the PlayStation Vita’s smaller OLED panel makes them more or less moot.

As these raw clips uploaded by IGN show, titles such as God of War: Ascension and The Last of Us look nothing short of staggering when running on the handheld courtesy of Sony’s new cloud streaming service. Are you warming up to the idea of yet another subscription fee? Upload your opinion in the comments section below.

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