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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Greetings, journalist type! This is a friendly heads up that
BIT.TRIP RUN! from Gaijin
Games (hey, that’s us!) will be releasing tomorrow (October
31 - Halloween!) on the App Store! Stop what you’re doing
right this instant and go check it out! Well actually, finish
reading this press release first.
For those who missed our initial reveal, BIT.TRIP RUN! is the
iOS version of the much-loved, super awesome Runner2. Although it
features the same art style and strange sense of humor, it’s
much more than just a port. We’ve perfected the controls
for touch screens, tweaked the level design, and gone to great
lengths to ensure that Reverse Merman remains as majestic and
lovable as ever. Oh, that wonderful fish.
And in the spirit of Halloween, it’s also possible
you’ll spot a new, creepy entity roaming the Supernature. We
can neither confirm nor deny.
Alright, enough with these paragraphs. Here’s a list of
what you can expect from BIT.TRIP RUN!
Not to mention an upcoming (and free!) update, which will
- 3 gorgeous worlds
- 30 normal levels. Everyone can play!
- 12 “Challenge” levels. Are you good
- 15 “Retro” levels. What a blast from the
- 8 amazing characters to play as. Including a pickled
- 40 unlockable costumes
- 3 exhilarating boss battles
The game will be a premium title, and retail for $3.99.
- 2 additional worlds
- 20 EPIC levels
- 8 more challenging challenges!
- 10 additional retro levels!
- 2 boss battles!
Assets can be found
here! If you have any
questions/would like to request a review code/need gardening
advice, reply to this email! Otherwise, thanks for reading! Your
attention span is top-notch.
ABOUT GAIJIN GAMES
Gaijin Games is an award-winning San Francisco- and Santa
Cruz-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 BIT.TRIP series and the console
version of the IGF award- winning lilt line. In addition to
rhythm-music stylings, Gaijin Games has also branched out into the
puzzle genre with their Robotube brand, recently launching
BlokTonik for the iPad. Moving forward, Gaijin Games aims to bring
their special brand of entertainment to all platforms, console and
otherwise. More information about the studio can be found at