By Lisa Johnston
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New York – Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) revealed Monday its PlayStation Vita Summer Select, which is billed as a new PlayStation Store event highlighting upcoming downloadable games and offering special launch week deals for PlayStationPlus members.
Continuing PlayStation’s support for independent developers by bringing their latest games to players, Sony’s PS Vita Summer Select will feature four indie games launching over the next four weeks.
The lineup includes two-button fighter “Divekick,” treasure-hunting platformer “Spelunky,” rhythm-combat game “KickBeat” and 16-bit RPG “Dragon Fantasy: Book II.”
Additionally, gamers will be able to take advantage of PlayStation’s Cross-Buy functionality for all four titles, allowing them to purchase a title on one platform (PS3 or PS Vita) and receive the other version at no additional cost.
PlayStation Plus members will receive a 20 percent discount on each title (both PS Vita and PS3 versions) during their respective launch weeks.
Aug. 20-26: Divekick from Iron Galaxy Studios. Regular price: $9.99; PlayStation Plus Price: $7.99.
Aug. 27-Sept. 2: Spelunky from Mossmouth. Regular price: $14.99; PlayStation Plus Price: $11.99.
Sept. 3-9: KickBeat from Zen Studios. Regular price: $9.99; PlayStation Plus price: $7.99.
Sept. 10-16: Dragon Fantasy: Book II from Muteki. Regular price $14.99; PlayStation Plus price: $11.99.
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