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Portal, Spelunky characters join Bit.Trip Runner2 cast


So indie it hurts -- in a good way, of course
Jul 11
Gaijin Games has unveiled the final trio of characters joining the colorful cast of Bit.Trip Presents Runner2 as downloadable content. Atlas of Portal 2 fame joins the roster as a Steam exclusive, whilst the eponym... read
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Runner2

Machinarium's Josef and Meat Boy's Dr. Fetus in Runner2


Joining Cave Story's Quote and Psychonauts's Razputin
Jul 09
Yesterday saw the announcement of Quote and Razputin, the first two of seven all-star DLC characters for Bit.Trip Presents Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien. Today we've been treated to two more reveals, the evil Dr. Fe... read
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Bit.Trip Runner2

Cave Story and Psychonauts crossover coming to Runner2


Bit.Trip spin-off scores some hot guest stars
Jul 08
Gaijin Games have announced a game-changing load of DLC for their latest masterpiece Bit.Trip Presents: Runner2 Future Legend of Rhythm Alien. Seven "well-loved" videogame characters will make their way into the game this Th... read
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Bit.Trip

CommanderVideo runs free in new Bit.Trip browser game


'This is totally a video game'
Jul 04
The Bit.Trip series' heroic protagonist has made the leap to browsers in the eponymously titled CommanderVideo. Heralded as "quite possibly the longest game in history," Gaijin Games' latest effort is a free endless runner re... read
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Get to know the people that make great videogames
Last week on Sup Holmes (now on iTunes) we were treated to the company of Rich "Disasterpeace" Vreeland, most well know for his work on Fez, Krunch, Runner2, Bonk, and... yikes, so many other games. If I tried to list them a... read feature

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Save big time on a bunch of Bit.Trip games on Steam


Up to 75% off in savings for two weeks
May 10
Gaijin Games has a huge sale going on right now on a bunch of the Bit.Trip games over on Steam. Bit.Trip Collection (Bit.Trip Beat, Runner, Core, and Void) is going for $11.98, and that includes the soundtracks for each game.... read
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New releases

New releases: Construction finishes on SimCity


Plus Tomb Raider, Naturo, and Castlevania
Mar 04
This Monday heralds a week of mayoral responsibilities and the raiding of trap-laden tombs, both of which undoubtedly require similar skill sets. As much as I'm a big fan of Ms. Croft, and it seems like her latest outing is ... read
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Nintendo Download

Nintendo Download: Bit.Trip, Retro City, Etrian Odyssey


Best week ever?
Feb 28
This week's Nintendo Download has something for just about everyone. Bit.Trip Presents Runner2 is fantastic and it's available now via the Wii U eShop. Also on the console side of things, Retro City Rampage has arrived o... read
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A towering home run
By the time Bit.Trip Runner burst onto the scene three years ago, Gaijin Games had already established itself on WiiWare with a trio of some of the best games on the platform. The retro-inspired rhythm series shared certain c... read feature

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Bit.Trip Runner2 discount

Bit.Trip Runner2 gets PSN sale, but no cross-buy for Vita


Some good news and some bad news
Feb 28
Bit.Trip Presents Runner2 doesn't come to PlayStation Network until next week. Gaijin Games, however, has a special offer in store for PlayStation Plus subscribers for being so patient. The auto-run platformer will be availab... read
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Runner2 release dates

Runner2 first on Wii U and Steam, other versions dated


PlayStation Network release happening in March
Feb 26
Gaijin Games has put out some proper release dates for the various versions of Bit.Trip Presents Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien. Up first are Wii U and Steam (Windows, Mac, and Linux), with those launches happening to... read
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Runner 2 trailer

This Runner 2 trailer will have you sprinting to play it


'dat music!
Feb 25
Bit.Trip Presents Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien is nearly here, and Gaijin Games has a new launch trailer to celebrate. Taking us through a brief history of the original Runner, the video kicks off with around a ful... read
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Bit.Trip Runner 2

Bit.Trip Runner2 better on Wii U than Xbox 360


Gajin Games explains differences between platforms
Feb 23
Bit.Trip Presents Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien is gearing up for a multi-platform release next week and, from what I've played of it thus far, it's shaping up to be a mighty fine game. If I had to levy one complaint... read
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Jogging your memory
Four years ago, a colorful Pong-like rhythm game came out of nowhere to become something of a surprise hit on Nintendo's precarious WiiWare service. A gem hidden in the most unlikely of places, the title garnered a cult follo... read feature

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BIT.TRIP bundle

Celebrate VDay with the BIT.TRIP Lover's Bundle


Seven soundtracks and the new game for $20
Feb 14
Are you as excited as I am for the upcoming BIT.TRIP game, Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien? Well, developer Gajin Games is, which is why they're offering the BIT.TRIP Lovers' Bundle. There's three tiers to this offer. ... read
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Runner 2 certification

Runner 2 sent to Sony, MS, and Nintendo for certification


An indie dream comes true
Feb 01
BIT.TRIP Presents: Runner 2, Future Legend of Rhythm Alien is now out of the developer's hands, as the certification process has begun for all three major publishers. Alex Neuse of Gaijin Games notes on the Runner 2 blog that... read
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A holiday update on the state of the Bit.Trip universe


It's-a me, Commander Video!
Dec 21
The Bit.Trip games have slowly but surely made their way to platforms other than their original home on the Nintendo Wii. This week, the third title in the acclaimed retro-inspired series, Bit.Trip Void, released on Stea... read
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Bit.Trip Saga heading to eShop later this month


Six brilliant games, one great price
Dec 09
Good news, everyone! Bit.Trip Saga is coming to the eShop. A listing on Nintendo's online service confirms a digital release for the 3DS compilation. The six game set will be available on December 20th for $15, which is ... read
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Fish.Trip Runner 2's Reverse Merman is a real catch


Sep 15
Earlier this week we learned that Gaijin Games' Bit.Trip Presents: Runner 2 would be among the 50+ titles heading to the Wii U during Nintendo's incredibly vague and extended "launch window." And while that's exciti... read
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It's safe to say that the original Bit.Trip Runner is one of my favorite running games/frustration simulators of all time. Something about its catchy music and tough-yet-fair gameplay worked its way directly into my heart. W... read feature

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Here's a look at an incomplete stage of Bit.Trip Runner2


Aug 12
Enough of the pageantry! Enough of glitz! Let forgo all forms of public relations and instead take a cold, hard, dead-faced look at the upcoming Bit.Trip spin-off title Bit.Trip Presents: Runner2 Future Legend ... read
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Bit.Trip Runner2 encourages you to f*ck the past


Aug 05
Bit.Trip Presents: Runner2 Future Legend of Rhythm Alien will be at PAX Prime this year, and it's clear the team at Gaijin Games is driving hard to push forward. If you are one of the many fans of the prior Bit.Tri... read
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Bit.Trip Presents: Runner 2 is bigger, better, & whetter


Jun 23
When I first heard about the Bit.Trip Presents: Runner 2's exclusive playable character Whetfart Cheeseburger at PAX East 2012, I would haver never guessed he'd look like this. With a name like Whetfart, I expected him to loo... read
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Just a few hours left to buy the Cube Pack on Steam


Jun 21
Whilst we all await the inevitable Steam Summer Sale with a mix of excitement and dread, there's a chance for you to save some money right now on some top indie titles with the Cube Pack on Steam. The sale finishes at 4:00pm ... read
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'Potato Sack Reunion' discounts familiar indie games


Jun 13
It's all coming back to me. That time Valve got me to spend an entire weekend trying to find potatoes in independent games. Those of you who missed out on the infamous sale that morphed into something much more substantial no... read
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E3: Retro City Rampage in my hands! My dreams came true!


Jun 09
The final game I checked out at E3 was the PS Vita port of Retro City Rampage, the title I was most looking forward to playing. With the copious amounts of hands-on previews and the frustration of its seemingly endless develo... read
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Gaijin Games announces Bit.Trip Runner 2 for the Wii U


Jun 07
Since wrapping up the Bit.Trip series with the sublime Bit.Trip Flux, Gaijin Games has broadened its horizons, re-releasing some of their more popular titles for PC and iOS. Spending the last few years inducing... read
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Catch a fleeting glimpse of Runner 2's Unkle Dill


Apr 21
One of my great regrets of PAX East 2012 was not devoting more time to Unkle Dill from the upcoming Bit.Trip Presents: Runner 2 Future Legend of Rhythm Alien. Though we talked quite a bit to Gaijin Games about the many glori... read
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Runner 2 presents: Whetfart Cheeseburger


Apr 10
Like a lot of Bit.Trip fans, I was unsure what to think when I first laid eyes on the direct sequel to the 4th (and most popular) game in the series. On the surface, Runner 2 looks a lot different than Bit.Trip Run... read
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The DTOID Show: PAX East is over, have a recap!


Apr 10
I may not have been in attendance this year, but that doesn't mean we don't have plenty of news to recap from this year's wonderful-but-slightly-less-so-because-I-wasn't-there PAX East! First up, Gearbox announced a new char... read
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Gaijin says kill Mega Man but give Revengeance a chance


Feb 25
Last week's Sup Holmes? was full of surprises. Our guests, Mike Roush and Alex Neuse from Gaijin Games were so overflowing with artistic integrity that it was actually leaking out of their nipples, in the form of a thick, ra... read
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Bit.Trip devs on the $.99 app-ocalypse and making an RPG


Feb 21
[Destructoid's Director of Communications Hamza Aziz asked Jonathan Holmes to make a show called Sup Holmes so that Destructoid could later sell a t-shirt that says "Sup Holmes" on it. This is that show] On the latest episod... read






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