Sword Art online for the Vita tomorrow! Never watched the show but am hyped for the game. Getting great reviews so far. #vitahasgames

Comment by Rowan - AzureCantabile on August 18, 2014 at 7:40pm
The game looks way better than the show, so I hope you enjoy it~
Comment by Kal-V3 on August 18, 2014 at 8:20pm
The show is that bad huh? I hear good and bad things about it, well some episodes are good and others aren't. I don't know, i'll check it out one day. I hope i enjoy the game too, lol. Thanks
Comment by Marcos on August 18, 2014 at 8:23pm
First part of series on is awesome haven't seen series 2 yet
Comment by Rowan - AzureCantabile on August 18, 2014 at 8:36pm

The show is okay overall, but it gets worse as it goes on, Season 2 starts off boring but gets good as it goes on as well. 

The games are just overal a lot better and Sword Art is mostly good for it's premise, as it was originally written in 2002 as online short story when the writer had never had a published work before, as such it kind of suffers from not being overhauled enough from it's original form, as well as some of the predictions/commentaries it makes being a decade too late to adapt into an anime and still be insightful.

Simply put, on the strength of it's premise alone if this had come out as an anime first, we'd think of it as last decade's Ready Player One, I think. xD

Comment by Kal-V3 on August 18, 2014 at 9:29pm

ohh, that explanation alone intrigues me. Sold!

Comment by Aaron B on August 18, 2014 at 10:18pm
Sucks there is no physical copy. It's all a scheme to get you to buy those overpriced memory cards!!
Comment by Rowan - AzureCantabile on August 19, 2014 at 2:13am

That or it's in limited release for a niche product they don't think would do well in the west anyway.

That said they've confirmed that a massive content patch for it in Japan has also been translated and is also coming to the west, so it's good to hear that western gamers won't be getting stiffed on the support end.

Comment by Barachim on August 19, 2014 at 4:02am

I read that the Japanese version is playable in English too. Is it true?

Comment by Rowan - AzureCantabile on August 19, 2014 at 4:11am

Dunno, haven't payed too much attention to this one specifically, haven't got a vita though I might be getting one in a few months.

Comment by Kal-V3 on August 19, 2014 at 4:40pm

Not the Japanese version but the Asia\Chinese version has basically everything in English, menus and things like that, not sure if all gameplay text is translated tho. It's more expensive to import plus i hear the story text translation isn't very good.

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