SCE president promises improved Vita broadcasts

Hiroshi Kawano, president of Sony Computer Entertainment Japan, has promised that the company's next PS Vita web broadcast will be much improved.

In a blog post translated by Andriasang, Kawano recognises that last week's "Welcome! PS Vita Game Heaven" broadcast did not meet user expectations, and says he and his staff are using this "harsh criticism" as a lesson for its future work.

The broadcast was seemingly inspired by Nintendo Direct, in which Nintendo president Satoru Iwata announces and introduces footage of 3DS games. When Sony announced Vita Game Heaven last month, it was assumed it would follow a similar template.

However, Sony's broadcast amounted to nothing more than the simultaneous publication of a number of videos on its official YouTube channel. While there was some interesting news – confirmation that Keiji Inafune is working on a Vita game, and the announcement of a Vita version of Phantasy Star Online 2 – it seems users expected a little more effort.

Kawano promises just that, closing his blog post by telling people to look out for changes in the next Vita Game Heaven broadcast, though he did not say when that would be.

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