Bit.Trip Beat News

Bit.Trip Runner 2 release date delayed until November

Bit.Trip Runner 2 release date delayed until November

"Definitely thinking about" Wii U version.

PSN and XBLA game Bit.Trip Presents Runner 2 has been pushed back to November this year, developer Gaijin Games has told Eurogamer.

It had been due "early 2012".

The delay means the HD semi-sequel now arrives on Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network nearer the launch of the Wii U, due on shop shelves by the year's end.

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Bit.Trip Saga/Complete gets US date

No Euro publisher yet for mad indie gem.

Bit.Trip Saga and Bit.Trip Complete launch for 3DS and Wii respectively on 13th September in the US, publisher Aksys has announced.

Bit.Trip Complete announced for Wii

Bit.Trip Complete announced for Wii

Lavish retail release for brutal indie saga.

The downloadable Bit.Trip games are being rounded up onto a single Wii disc later this Summer, developer Gaijin Games has announced.

Bit.Trip Complete will include all six episodes in Gaijin's genre-hopping revisionist jaunt through the history of game development, and a treasure trove of extras on the side.

Here's the full rundown of additional content promised, as detailed on the developer's blog:

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Three WiiWare demos released

Darklord, NyxQuest, Bit.Trip Beat.

Nintendo has made good on its promise to release demos of WiiWare games by uploading three of them to the European Wii Shop.

Retro-themed DSi/WiiWare/VC update

Retro-themed DSi/WiiWare/VC update

Bit.Trip Beat, Dr Mario, Galaxy Force, etc.

Nintendo has updated the Wii and DSi shops with a mixture of retro-themed downloadables covering WiiWare, DSiWare and Virtual Console.

First of all, Wii owners can get their 'motes on Megadrive game Galaxy Force II for 800 Wii Points (GBP 6 / EUR 8 approx), providing hours, if not minutes of Space Harrier style fun.

But that's not all, because you can also invest 600 Wii Points (GBP 4.20 / EUR 6 approx) in Bit.Trip Beat, a new WiiWare game where you "bounce beats in time with the 8-bit style soundtrack". There's four-player support and a robust, "retro-style" difficulty level.

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