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Smash Bros.

Commander Video will have a trophy in Smash Bros. Wii U


Bit.Trip Butt
Nov 05
Tonight's Nintendo Direct was packed with exciting moments. Highlights include the reveal of Majora's Mask 3D, a look at Splatoon's single-player, some of the "naked creatures" of Xenoblade Chronicles X, Duck Hunt dog's face,... read
Bit.Trip Flux is on Steam

Bit.Trip Flux is the best, now available on Steam


Commander Video takes his swan song to PC and Mac
Jun 05
Bit.Trip Flux, the final entry in the Bit.Trip series, is now available via Steam, Gaijin Games Choice Provisions announced today. Flux takes inspiration from Pong, much like the first title in the series, Bit.Trip Beat. Play... read
BIT.TRIP

Gaijin Games is dead, long live Choice Provisions!


Bit.Trip studio changes name, announces new games
Jun 05
Gaijin Games is dead. Well, not really. They're just rebranding. After six years in business, the indie studio best known for its work on the Bit.Trip series, has decided it's time for a change. It will henceforth be known a... read

Humble Weekly offering Shank 2, Runner, Mark of the Ninja


Platforming collection
May 16
This Humble Bundle weekly is live! Pay whatever you want and you'll get Shank 2, Blocks That Matter, and Bit.Trip Runner. Notice the pattern? Platformers! Pay over $6 and you'll also get Bit.Trip Presents Runner 2: Future Leg... read
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Runner2 discounted to celebrate one million copies sold


The groove is in the heart
Mar 13
Bit.Trip Presents Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien recently turned a year old. I know, I know -- you aren't impressed by the aging process. The rhythm-centric platformer also celebrated another milestone: selling one mi... read
Runner 2 Vita impressions

Runner 2 plays exactly how you would expect on the Vita


And that's only a good thing
Dec 19
Bit.Trip Presents Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien launched very early on in the year for just about every platform under the sun. We reviewed it, and really liked it. Not long after that, Gaijin Games announced that R... read
Runner2 on Vita

Runner2 releasing on Vita in less than a week


I heard you like running, so we put Runner2 on a portable so you can run while you run...
Dec 12
The PlayStation Vita keeps proving itself to be a serious contender for independent games, with titles like Terraria, Rogue Legacy, and Spelunky either already on the platform or in the works. To add to that list, Gaijin... read
Bit.Trip

Gaijin Games releases iOS version of Bit.Trip Runner2


Bit.Trip Run! available now via the App Store
Oct 31
Commander Video is trotting onto the iOS App Store today in Bit.Trip Run!, Gaijin Games has announced. Bit.Trip Run! is the mobile version of the marvelous musical platformer Bit.Trip Presents Runner2: Future Legend of R... read
Aksys 3DS and Vita sale

Aksys throwing a sale on 3DS and Vita digital shops


Save big bucks on Virtue's Last Reward, Muramasa, BIT.TRIP, and BlazBlue
Aug 22
Atlus isn't the only company ringing in the start of a new school year. Aksys Games is also so pleased that all the little brats are sweating in a classroom where they belong that it decided to place a number of games on the ... read
PS Plus Update

Runner2, Hitman Absolution joining PS Plus this month


Don't mind if I do!
Aug 05
In tomorrow's PlayStation Plus update, members will be able to download Hitman Absolution for free and save on other PSN titles. There's a big ol' Rayman franchise sale -- including Origins for as low as $5.00 -- plus Es... read
INDIE

New Bit.Trip Runner2 characters like disco apparently


Watch the 'Good Friends' bond over a line dance
Jul 12
Yes, that's Commander Video getting down on the dance floor with Cave Story's Quote. Bit.Trip Presents Runner2 is pretty cool like that. Gaijin Games released a downloadable character pack for its rhythmic pla... read
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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
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
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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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
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

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
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
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
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

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
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
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
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
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

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
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

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

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

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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