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Runner 3 trades Bit.Trip for a rocketship

Hard as it may be to believe, the Bit.Trip series has been around since 2009. The franchise got its start on the Wii, and developers Choice Provisions have had a close relationship with Nintendo since the studio's inception. Runner 3&n...

 
 
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Drive!Drive!Drive! is on sale for a limited time time time

Choice Provisions took a chance on a sweet young boy named Gordon Midwood back in 2010 when they published his game, Lilt Line, on the Wii Shop Channel. As great as the game was, it struggled to find an audience on the console, probably bec...

 
 
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The Bit.Trip series is picking back up with Runner3

Bit.Trip! Now there's a name I'm happy to hear again. Choice Provisions is following up its excellent obstacle-course platformer Bit.Trip Presents Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien with a game known simply as Runner3. Those arrows in ...

 
 
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Bit.Trip studio lays off employees at San Francisco office

Bit.Trip developer Choice Provisions (née Gaijin Games) has closed its San Francisco office.  "Over the past few years, the game industry has changed so dramatically that a mid-sized studio operating as we have for the past...

 
 
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Bit.Trip Runner2 jumps to PS4 this month

Runner2 is coming to PlayStation 4 on February 23, Choice Provisions has announced. The auto-run platformer will support cross-buy compatibility with the Vita port Choice Provisions released a couple years ago. Unfortunately, since another ...

 
 
 
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Bit.Trip collection coming to PS4, PS3, Vita

All six of Choice Provision's original Bit.Trip games now available on PlayStation systems, Sony announced today during its keynote address at the PlayStation Experience in San Francisco. The collection will support both cross-buy and featu...

 
 
 
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Crazy racer has you drive multiple cars at once

Game designers rarely go off-road when creating racing games and eschew lesser-traveled paths in favor of more established, familiar routes. Not Gordon Midwood, though; the one lone developer at indie studio Different Cloth is working on a ...

 
 
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Shutshimi: Seriously Swole coming soon to Wii U

Just last week, we were graced with the release of Shutshimi: Seriously Swole on PC, PS4 and Vita. In this bizarre tribute to classic shooters, players take control of a team of gun-toting goldfish with memory issues as they fight off waves...

 
 
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Space Dave! adds eyeball blasting with a Galaga twist

Woah Dave! was a pretty big success, though it's looking like the next title on the Dave! series won't be content to simply give us more of the same. While Dave's first adventure was heavily influenced by the 1983's Mario Bros., Space...

 
 
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Woah Dave! is a success, Space Dave! coming soon

[Space Dave! Box in progress box art by GLIΓCH RIΓUΛL] Woah Dave! is a gaming underdog story if ever there was one. Inspired by his young son's passion of the original Mario Bros., developer Jason Cirillo's lover letter t...

 
 
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Heads up: Woah Dave! is free with PS Plus again

We heard about April's PlayStation Plus games earlier this week but here's another late addition: Woah Dave! from Choice Provisions. The penny-collecting, alien-dodging, egg-throwing arcade game was free for subscribers back in January on P...

 
 
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Woah Dave! Deluxe! out now, also coming to Wii U

Woah Dave! Deluxe! is out now on Steam, Choice Provisions just announced. This is a free update (it's not often we get to say that these days) to the original game, featuring a myriad of enhancements, including two new levels, boss battles...

 
 
 
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You could play Woah Dave! on an actual NES cart

Do you ever think about what it would be like to play your favorite sprite-based indie games on the consoles they were influenced by? Well, you might be able to do just that with Woah Dave!, an NES-inspired game which could possibly be comi...

 
 
 
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Woah Dave! out now on Vita, free for Plus members!

Woah Dave!, the fantastic little arcade game from the house that built Bit.Trip, is now available on PlayStation Vita for the low, low price of $5 -- or nothing if you're a PlayStation Plus subscriber. Cool boss Jonathan Holmes gave Woah Da...

 
 
 
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Review: Woah Dave!

[Note: Jonathan Holmes' name appears in the Special Thanks section of Woah Dave!'s credits. No one knows why. One guess is it's because Jonathan and Woah Dave! creator Jason Cirillo had a decent conversation at PAX East 2014, during which t...

 
 
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Tharsis: Commit cannibalism, save humanity

Destructoid recently caught up with the folks at Gaijin Games Choice Provisions to check out the studio's next Bit.Trip game completely new project, Tharsis. The turn-based strategy game follows a team of astronauts on a miss...

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

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. Players must reflec...

 
 
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Gaijin Games is dead, long live Choice Provisions!

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 as Choice Provis...

 
 
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Woah Dave scratches the manic arcade itch

One of the most common questions one gets asked when visiting a show like PAX East is, "what's the most fun game you've played this weekend." Woah Dave was my automatic response to any such query this past weekend. An arcade game that...

 
 
 




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