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Bit.Trip comes to the 3DS with Bit.Trip Saga

6:30 PM on 04.28.2011 // Jordan Devore
  @DtoidJordan

Here's a sentence I was hoping I'd get to one day write: Gaijin Games is compiling all of the Bit.Trip games for release on 3DS. When publisher Aksys Games circulated this image, it became fairly clear that such a collection would eventually be forged, but now we have the official word.

No mention of a price or date quite yet, though. Considering it's all six titles on one cartridge, I'd be more than willing to pay full price for Bit.Trip Saga. For now, we'll just have to imagine what these games will look like in 3D. The wait is going to be painful -- I'm sure of it. Heck, it already is!

*Prepare for the BIT.TRIP SAGA in 3D!*

TORRANCE (ALTERNATE REALITY), Calif. – April 28, 2011 – Aksys
Games, a publisher of interactive entertainment software, is pleased
to officially announce that a compilation of the BIT.TRIP series is
coming to the Nintendo 3DS™ system All six BIT.TRIP games are
transformed into 3D, morphing into a single entity called /BIT.TRIP
SAGA/. Experience the crushing difficulty of the rhythmic galaxies and
ride along the long journey with CommanderVideo as he completes his
mission and returns...home.

"I am only a man." -CommanderVideo

BIT.TRIP SAGA includes:

BIT.TRIP BEAT, BIT.TRIP CORE, BIT.TRIP VOID, BIT.TRIP RUNNER, BIT.TRIP
FATE, and BIT.TRIP FLUX ... in 3D!

- BIT.TRIP BEAT marks the beginning of CommanderVideo's epic journey
of the soul with:

o Crazy boss battles!
o Ultra-precise controls!
o A Crazy Chiptune-inspired soundtrack!
o Special Chiptune guest star Bit Shifter!
o Classic gameplay with brain-melting visuals!
o Intriguing cut scenes!

- BIT.TRIP CORE is the second installment in CommanderVideo's soul
quest with:

o Beautiful boss battles!
o Classic NES-style controls!
o A thumpin' Chiptune-inspired soundtrack!
o Special Chiptune Guest Star Bubblyfish!
o Mind-melting challenges!
o Revealing cut scenes!

- BIT.TRIP VOID continues CommanderVideo's epic journey with:

o Mid-level checkpoints!
o Epic boss battles!
o A rockin' Chiptune-inspired soundtrack!
o Special Chiptune guest star Nullsleep!
o Synaesthetic music/art/gameplay interaction!
o Hyper-realistic retro cut scenes!

- BIT.TRIP RUNNER marks the first fully character-based adventure for
CommanderVideo with:

o Rhythm-based action platforming!
o Boss battles against robotic terrors!
o 50+ challenges!
o Classic NES-style controls!
o A pounding Chiptune-inspired soundtrack!
o Special Chiptune guest star Anamanaguchi!
o New friends for CommanderVideo!

- The BIT.TRIP series comes full-circle with BIT.TRIP FLUX:
CommanderVideo's final adventure.

o New power-ups including the full screen paddle!
o New beat types including Avoid Blobs!
o Mid-level checkpoints!
o Classic BIT.TRIP BEAT gameplay now with all the modes including the
new Meta Mode!
o Bit Shifter returns as the Chiptune guest star!

BIT.TRIP SAGA /has not yet been rated by the Entertainment Software
Rating Board (ESRB). More information about Aksys Games and the
BIT.TRIP series can be found at www.aksysgames.com and www.gaijingames.com 



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