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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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Bit.Trip Complete & Saga now releasing March 16th for EU


Feb 18
Bit.Trip Complete and Saga were released several months ago here in North America, but across the pond there are still plenty of fans eagerly awaiting their release. Fortunately, Europeans don't have much longer to wait,... read
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Runner 2 secrets unlocked in this drunken video expose


Jan 15
Gaijin Games put together a video for their fans that works to both let them feel what it's like to hang out with the guys (and gals) at the studio's Holiday party, while simultaneously answering a multitude of que... read
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New shot of Bit.Trip Runner 2 shows off new style


Jan 05
The folks at Gaijin Games are cranking away on Bit.Trip Runner 2 but paused long enough to give a little update over at the official blog. Along with some well wishes for the new year, Mike Roush also tossed up an image ... read
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Bit.Trip Runner 2 soundtrack teased, Wii U hinted


Nov 30
First off, yes people, I know it's not called Bit.Trip Runner 2. The game is called Bit.Trip presents: Runner 2 Future Legend of Rhythm Alien. I knew that without having to look at the official webpage as a reference (though ... read
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There was a long time when no one knew who the composer for the critically acclaimed Bit.Trip series was. That pained me. I desperately wanted to know who the man or woman was who deftly fused dubstep with classical piano, c... read feature

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Bit.Trip Runner 2 soundtrack is almost done, more details


Nov 26
We have a big video interview coming up tomorrow with the elusive composer and sound designer for the critically acclaimed Bit.Trip series. This is the first time for this composer to come out to the press and discu... read
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A glimpse at the early progress of Bit.Trip Runner 2


Oct 25
Alex Neuse posted this new video to the Bit.Trip Runner 2 development blog that shows the editing tools Gaijin Games is using for level design. If you've never seen the crude basic elements that all your favorite games ... read
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Bit.Trip Runner is getting a strange-looking HD sequel


Oct 09
The Bit.Trip series proper may be over, but there is more in store for CommanderVideo. Taking a page out of the Square Enix playbook, Gaijin Games is prepping a direct sequel to the fourth installment, Runner, and it will be... read
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The phenomena dubbed by prophets as "Nubageddon" continues to rock the videogame world. Foretold as bringer of the end of Nintendo's world sometime 2012, the 3DS slide pad attachment is perhaps the most co... read feature

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The Bit.Trip titles are some of my favorite games of this console generation. Sadly, the series still hasn't truly found its audience. Sure, the games have a huge following, but I'm certain that the Bit.Trip series has what i... read feature

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The Bit.Trip titles are some of my favorite games of this console generation. Sadly, the series still hasn't truly found its audience. Sure, the games have a huge following, but I'm certain that the Bit.Trip series has what i... read feature

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Bit.Trip COMPLETE trailer trips the light fantastic


Sep 03
It's time to re-experience Commander Video's profound musical journey in the upcoming Bit.Trip COMPLETE. Scheduled to be released for Wii on September 13, this disc will contain all six episodes of the Bit.Trip series, plus ... read
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Gaijin Games overviews Commander Video's bit trip


Jul 13
Our own Jonathan Holmes has talked at length about the Bit.Trip series' deeper meaning. I personally come for the fun, aesthetically pleasing games and stay for, well, those same reasons. I won't pretend to know what any of i... read
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Bit.Trip Complete scheduled for a September release


Jun 24
We know that Bit.Trip Saga for 3DS is going to hit store shelves in September. What of its disc-based Wii counterpart, though? Publisher Aksys Games says Bit.Trip Complete is also on for -- you probably guessed it -- the same... read
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I was lucky enough to bump into Mike Roush and Alex Neuse of Gaijin Games at E3 while shopping for bananas. I was even luckier to find that they had a work-in-progress build of Bit.Trip SAGA (the 3DS collection of all six critically acclaimed Bit.Trip titles) in their pocket. "F*ck bananas," I told them. "I need to play this thing, like, yesterday." So I played it, and here's what I thought. read feature

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Bit.Trip Complete has new content, love letters to fans


Jun 14
I just finished writing up a preview of Bit.Trip SAGA (the 3DS collection of all six Bit.Trip games) when I spotted this press release about Bit.Trip Complete, the retail collection of all six Bit.Trip games on the Wii.As imp... read






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