Bastion, Hotline Miami 2, Shovel Knight, and Titan Souls Headline PlayStation Spring Fever 2015 Lineup

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Sony has announced what easily looks like it’s going to be the most epic Spring Fever PlayStation Store event ever. (Hurray for hyperbole!)

From March 3rd through April 27th, double the span of any previous Spring Fever, a new indie game will get a weekly spotlight release for PS3, PS4, or Vita (or in some cases multiple platforms). The full lineup goes like this:

HELLDIVERS™ (PS4, PS3, PS Vita) – March 3
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•HELLDIVERS is a top-down squad shooter which features Cross Play, Cross Chat, Cross Buy and Cross Save capabilities on PS4, PS3 and PS Vita systems. The social element of the gameplay is crucial; whether calling in strikes or placing weapons, each action must be totally synchronized to achieve your goals. And yes, friendly fire will hurt.
•Price: $19.99
•PS Plus Launch Week Price: $17.99

Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number (PS4, PS3, PS Vita) – March 10
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•Take on the roles of several different characters as they blast their way through violent level after violent level in this brutal, trippy, top-down shooter.
•Price: $14.99
•PS Plus Launch Week Price: $13.49

Jamestown+ (PS4) – March 17
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•Bullet hell becomes more hellish in Jamestown+, a four-player cooperative shoot-em-up that takes place — where/when else? — on a 17th-Century British Colonial Mars.
•Price: $11.99
•PS Plus Launch Week Price: $10.79

Metal Slug 3 (PS4, PS3, PS Vita) – March 24
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•The most beloved of the run-and-gun side-scroller series returns with online play, trophies and more.
•Price: $14.99
•PS Plus Launch Week Price: $13.49

Axiom Verge (PS4) – March 31
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•Explore a mysterious world while discovering new tools and weapons that let you access new areas, take on tougher enemies or even glitch through the game.
•Price: $19.99
•PS Plus Launch Week Price: $17.99

Bastion (PS4) – April 7
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•The critically acclaimed action-adventure game comes to PS4 with its unforgettable visuals and reactive narration.
•Price: $14.99
•PS Plus Launch Week Price: $13.49

Titan Souls (PS4, PS Vita) – April 14
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•In this legendary quest, a solo hero armed with only a single arrow must take on more than 20 massive titans, each with their own unique attacks and weaknesses.
•Price: $9.99
•PS Plus Launch Week Price: $8.99

Shovel Knight (PS4, PS3, PS Vita) – April 21
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•Jump, slash and dig in an epic adventure featuring handcrafted 8-bit-style art, tons of secrets and upgrades, and a certain God of War.
•Price: $14.99
•PS Plus Launch Week Price: $13.49

Additionally, a series of weekly game and movie franchise sales will run throughout the Spring Fever showcase. March 3 through March 9 will feature sales on LEGO games and The Hobbit movies; March 10 through March 16 will be Saints Row games and X-Men movies; March 17 through March 23 will be Assassin’s Creed games and Transformers movies; March 24 through March 30 will be God of War games and Spider-Man movies; March 31 through April 6 will be Batman games and movies; April 7 through April 13 will be Dragon Age games and LEGO movie; April 14 through April 20 will be Grand Theft Auto games and Planet of the Apes movies; and April 21 through April 27 will be Call of Duty games and Taken movies.

I sure hope your wallet is ready to take a beating.

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