VITA name

Posted by Petruccio (58 posts) -

Allthough VITA name also suits SONY's latest portable device, it would suit next PlayStation product even better.

First letter is V which also can be read as fifth. Vita is indeed PlayStation's 5th big product.

But VI(6th)ta would be fine for PS4 if SONY were behind MS in naming.

I just do not understand why there is no commercial, where it starts from PS1 as I and go up to VITA with ITA slowly materializing after V.

#1 Posted by Petruccio (58 posts) -

Allthough VITA name also suits SONY's latest portable device, it would suit next PlayStation product even better.

First letter is V which also can be read as fifth. Vita is indeed PlayStation's 5th big product.

But VI(6th)ta would be fine for PS4 if SONY were behind MS in naming.

I just do not understand why there is no commercial, where it starts from PS1 as I and go up to VITA with ITA slowly materializing after V.

#2 Posted by JasonR86 (9379 posts) -

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I can't believe I read through all that.

#3 Posted by N7 (3570 posts) -

I think the real question is, why doesn't the Playstation 3 symbolize the Playstation Vita's transformation into the Playstation 4?
 
For instance. The commercial starts up. It shows a popular PS3 game like Uncharted or Resistance or something. As the commercial continues, you see this weird thing slowly sliding out of the disc tray. It goes off screen in an instant and warps directly in front of the screen, now in the middle.
 
It's the Xbox 360 logo! What! And that's when the green X from the gray orb slowly drains out. That is when the X materializes onto the screen, transforming itself into a V.
 
Confusion sets in. What is happening. Is Mark Whalberg behind this. Who can tell. And that's when "Playstation" shows up on the screen next to the green V.
 
But wait. Playstation V? Where was the PS4? And that's where the mindfuck sets in.
 
The Xbox 360 was secretly the PS4 this whole time. And the Vita is the Playstation 5. Playstation V. V-ta. Vita.

#4 Posted by JoMate (241 posts) -

@N7 said:

I think the real question is, why doesn't the Playstation 3 symbolize the Playstation Vita's transformation into the Playstation 4? For instance. The commercial starts up. It shows a popular PS3 game like Uncharted or Resistance or something. As the commercial continues, you see this weird thing slowly sliding out of the disc tray. It goes off screen in an instant and warps directly in front of the screen, now in the middle. It's the Xbox 360 logo! What! And that's when the green X from the gray orb slowly drains out. That is when the X materializes onto the screen, transforming itself into a V. Confusion sets in. What is happening. Is Mark Whalberg behind this. Who can tell. And that's when "Playstation" shows up on the screen next to the green V. But wait. Playstation V? Where was the PS4? And that's where the mindfuck sets in. The Xbox 360 was secretly the PS4 this whole time. And the Vita is the Playstation 5. Playstation V. V-ta. Vita.

Makes sense, would this also mean the iphone has been microsofts go at handheld gaming for all these years?

#5 Posted by kindgineer (2486 posts) -

@JasonR86 said:

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I can't believe I read through all that.

#6 Posted by M_Shini (548 posts) -

Lmao

#7 Posted by Andorski (5109 posts) -

The Vita name is terrible - it really shows how far behind Sony's marketing team is compared to the rest of the market (and I'm not just talking about the video game industry).

#8 Posted by PenguinDust (12414 posts) -

They should have called it "Gameboy" since Nintendo's not using that name anymore.

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