As if indicative of how much people care about Rayman Origins, there was nobody on hand to demo the game for anybody that was interested. No one. Anybody could just walk up to the Vita unit with Rayman and play it and no one would have bothered you or walked you through the demo. This is all well and fine for someone like me because I love the console version, but a crying shame for somebody who might otherwise have no idea why a game with slapping frogs and armless heroes makes all the sense in the world.
While it does look slightly blurry at first glance especially if you played it on an HDTV, Origins looks gorgeous on the Vita’s screen and if you want to take the time to admire the scenery, you can even pinch the screen to zoom in and it’s at that point the difference is negligible.
The controls seemed a little bit off from what I remember from the console version (not as grounded), but it wasn’t until after I left that I found out that by zooming in on the action, you might be able to find hidden items that are exclusive to the Vita version.
If you have a sardonic sense of humor or just want to know what the best game for the Vita is so far, you should really get Escape Plan…
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