FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – April 11, 2013 – Gaijin Games, an independent video game development studio, today released BIT.TRIP Presents... Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien on the European Wii U eShop, sequel to the IGF award winning BIT.TRIP RUNNER.
Taking place after the events at the end of BIT.TRIP RUNNER and before BIT.TRIP FATE, CommanderVideo and his friends are in hot pursuit of Timbletot towards the Hypersphere where, unexpectedly, a nefarious reality un-fusion beam strikes CommanderVideo. Find out what happens next as he travels through unfamiliar worlds in an unknown dimension!
- New Costumes and Characters: Unlock and choose to play as eight playable characters including CommandgirlVideo, Unkle Dill, and Whetfahrt Cheesebörger.
- Off-TV Play Compatibility: Fans will be able to play the game entirely on the Wii U GamePad without the use of the television screen at all.
- Fantastic Environments: Jump, kick, slide, grind, and dance your way to the finish! CommanderVideo and friends have new moves that are essential to master to get through the wonderfully designed new worlds! For retro fans, there are 25 retro levels dispersed among 5 worlds.
BIT.TRIP Presents... Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien is rated PEGI 3 and will be priced at EUR €11.99. More information about Gaijin Games and Runner2 can be found at www.gaijingames.com and www.runner2.com.
About Gaijin Games
Gaijin Games is an award-winning San Francisco based video game development studio that focuses on making unique gaming experiences for discerning humans. Founded by Genuine Men, Alex Neuse and Mike Roush, Gaijin Games has been responsible for tickling the world with its rhythm-music eccentricities since 2008 with their IGF award-winning six-game BIT.TRIP series and the console version of the IGF award-winning lilt line. In addition to rhythm-music stylings, Gaijin Games has branched out into the puzzle genre with their Robotube brand, recently launching BlokTonik for the iPad. Moving forward, Gaijin Games will bring their special brand of entertainment to all platforms, console and otherwise. More information about Gaijin Games can be found at www.gaijingames.com.
Official Runner2 Trailer: http://vimeo.com/59360511
Runner2 Gameplay – World 1: http://vimeo.com/53640324
Runner2 Gameplay – World 2: http://vimeo.com/53639493
Runner2 Gameplay – World 3: http://vimeo.com/53638057
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