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Amazon Fire TV
System-on-chip used Qualcomm Snapdragon 8064
CPU Qualcomm Krait 300, quad-core to 1.7 Ghz
Memory 2 GB LPDDR2 RAM
Storage 8 GB internal
Display 1080p
Graphics Qualcomm Adreno 320
Sound Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 surround sound
Connectivity HDMI, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0, Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n), 10/100 Ethernet, Optical audio, Fire game controller


PlayStation TV
CPU Quad-core ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore
Memory 512 MB RAM, 128 MB VRAM
Storage 1GB internal, expandable via PS Vita memory card (4, 8, 16, 32 or 64 GB)
Display HDMI out (720p, 1080i, 480p)
Graphics Quad-core PowerVR SGX543MP4+
Sound 2 channel LPCM
Controller input DualShock 3, DualShock 4, PlayStation Vita
Connectivity IEEE 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, ethernet LAN (10 BASE-T, 100 BASE-TX)



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Amazon Fire TV
Streaming 1080p media player with voice search, Netflix, Amazon Prime Instant Video, games, and more
$99.00


Amazon Fire Game Controller
Wireless Bluetooth game controller with up to 55 hours of battery life, instant GameCircle access, and media controls for the best gaming experience on Amazon Fire TV
$39.99
 



Sony needs to patch a lot of games or the PS TV will suffer the same fate as its long lost older brother which SCEA doesn't care to look for anymore. lol!



just do sony a favor and get both :p

vita ps tv for the giggles

and the vita for the games which don't work on the vita ps tv which should be most games which needs the front/back touchscreen or even worse the cam like uncharted or tearaway.



List of Confirmed Amazon Fire TV Games

Minecraft Pocket Edition
The Walking Dead Season 1
The Game of Life
Asphalt 8
Riptide GP2
SEV Zero
Despicable Me: Minion Rush
Save the Puppies
Ninja Hero Cats
Deer Hunter 2014
Hill Climb Racing
Naught 2
Bingo Blitz
Reaper
Stickman Downhill
Big Win Slots
Terraria
Into the Dead
Sonic the Hedgehog
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 2
Sonic CD
Sonic the Hedgehog 5
Rabbids Big Bang
Gravity Gun
Buddy & Me
Polar Bowler
Zen Pinball HD
Endless Skater
Dead Trigger 2
Plex
NBA 2K14
Monsters University
Crazy Taxi
Rayman Fiesta Run
AirFighters Pro
Dead System
Radiant
Quiet, Please!
Fist of Awesome
Electronic Super Joy
Ascent of Kings
Double Dragon Trilogy
Tetris
A Ride on the Mountain
Bomb Squad
Next



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I would take the PS TV if it came to my country.



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_PlayStation_Vita_games

Second last column says which games are compatible with Vita TV.

Official list here (in Japanese):

http://search.jp.playstation.com/search?charset=utf-8&group=1&design=2&psvtvCard=1&psvtvDownload=1&psvtvDownloadCard=1



Maraccuda said:
bevochan said:
Tearaway playable on PS TV?


I dont think so. The PS TV only works with most Vita games, not all.

They would have to patch the game to make it work with just a controller and I doubt they will bother.


the DS4 touch pad works as if it was the touch screen function, example

http://www.jp.playstation.com/psvitatv/oshiete/

look at top left on the DS4 picture...



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I will get the Vita TV if its compatible with Uncharted, Killzone, and Gravity Rush. I prefer playing on a TV and its cheaper.



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Mr Puggsly said:
I will get the Vita TV if its compatible with Uncharted, Killzone, and Gravity Rush. I prefer playing on a TV and its cheaper.


it should get a patch for killzone iirc, but for the other 2 the chances of halo/last of us exclusive for the wiiu would be higher