An unexpected announcement was made today regarding a Sega classic!
SEGA® of America Inc. and SEGA® Europe Ltd.today confirmed that much-loved Dreamcast classic Jet Set Radio™ will be coming to PlayStation®Vita Systems this summer, and will be playable for the first time at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles, California.
The game will feature upgraded HD visuals paired with the original funky soundtrack that rocked the ears of gamers worldwide in 2000. The PlayStation Vita’s unique features provide new ways for gamers to interact with the environments of Tokyo-to, from touch functionality that makes spraying graffiti more natural to Vita camera integration. Jet Set Radio for PlayStation Vita is a handheld version that loses nothing in the way of content or experience in comparison with its console and PC brethren.
“The fan reaction to our recent reveal of Jet Set Radio has been incredible!” said Haruki Satomi, Senior Vice President of Digital Business at SEGA. “As Jet Set Radio is focused on creativity, the touch capabilities of the PlayStation VITA are proving to be a perfect fit.”
Here are a few screenshots:
Jet Set Radio will also be released on Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®Network, and Windows PC Digital Download this summer.