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BIT.TRIP RUNNER (WiiWare)

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Join CommanderVideo in BIT.TRIP RUNNER on his most epic journey yet as he runs, jumps, slides and kicks his way through more than 50 levels.

Race across the Moon, kick down crystal walls and slide under chomping moon-slugs in this fast paced action platformer. Bound your way through the Robotic Mines and challenge the MinerMech to a face-off before dashing through the Big City on a quest to find friends and defeat the final boss together.

RUNNER is the fourth entry in the award-winning and critically acclaimed BIT.TRIP series and includes a special guest appearance from chiptune supergroup Anamanaguchi.

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Posted by Sean Aaron

Running down a dream

The BIT.TRIP series is one of the shining stars of Nintendo's WiiWare service. The simplicity of the game mechanics would work well on the 30-year-old 8-bit consoles to which they pay homage, but it's the intelligence of design and music-rhythm aspect...

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pixelman

#1

pixelman said:

Looking forward to it. Looks a lot less seizure inducing than its predecessors. :D

theblackdragonAdmin

#5

theblackdragon said:

After having played Tomena Sanner and just going by these few screenshots, i can't help but see similarities... and i'm excited. The world needs more TS-like games, and if Gaijin can pull off an actual rhythm-based platformer in the same vein as TS, this is going to be my new favorite game ever.
online leaderboards plz :3

CanisWolfred

#6

CanisWolfred said:

That is the scariest concept art I have ever seen! And I've seen the concept for Shadow the Hedgehog. shudder

theblackdragonAdmin

#9

theblackdragon said:

@pix: according to this video, they're shooting for an April release date and a price of 800 points (about 2:15-ish is where the interviewer asks about release date/price). :3

Sneaker13

#12

Sneaker13 said:

This actually looks pretty cool and the music is fantastic. I never quite got into the other games of the serie. I tried the demo but it wasn't my thing. But a platformer looks awesome. Well platformer, I assume you can't stand still.

pixelman

#13

pixelman said:

Sounds like there won't be online leaderboards. Oh well, looking forward to it anyway. The 17th can't come soon enough!

Elvis444

#14

Elvis444 said:

This is probably gonna be my first Bit Trip game. Just looking at screenshots for the other three gave me a headache.

Warioware

#15

Warioware said:

Only managed to grab 20 minutes on this so far but it's already a class act - fun, excellent music and excellent presentation. I look forward to the Bit Trip games as much as some full retail releases.

And yes this is a bit like a more rythmic version of Tomena Sanner (which I also loved).

Splat

#22

Splat said:

Just downloaded the Demo expecting to hate it not my kinda of game I thought but loved it. :)

SuperCaleb

#23

SuperCaleb said:

I just played this game's demo for the first time in awhile. When I got to the "end of demo" sceen, I saw the room becoming distorted in my vision.That has never happened with any video game, so unfortunately I don't think it's safe to buy the full version. Other than that, it was the coolest demo ever. 9/10 overall.

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