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BIT.TRIP RUN! - the mobile version of Runner2!

09-24-2013, 05:26 PM
#1
Joined: Sep 2013
Posts: 16
BIT.TRIP RUN! - the mobile version of Runner2!

Hey everyone!

Dant from Gaijin Games here. We're known best for creating the original BIT.TRIP series as well as the recently released BIT.TRIP Presents... Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien.

Not-so-secretly, we've been hard at work on an iOS version of Runner2 for quite some time now. It's coming along incredibly well, and in fact we're pretty close to being ready to release it!

First and foremost, it's worth mentioning that the game is going to be called BIT.TRIP RUN! If you're curious about why we decided to change the name, it's because the game isn't going to be a port of Runner2. We've made a number of changes, some of which can be read about here in handy bullet-point form:

- The controls have been completely overhauled. Play the game with just one finger by tapping and swiping!
- Similarly, the UI and world map have been revamped.
- In accordance with the control changes, the levels have also been redesigned. For example, “Stair Hoppers” make climbing up stairs an easier prospect.
- The game will feature a shop where you can get stuff right away. Or you can just unlock everything by playing normally (like the champ you are).
- There will be Game Center achievements and leaderboards. That’s probably not surprising at all!


And now I'm going to shut up and provide some screenshots:







If you have any questions, feel free to leave them as a reply to this post! I'm also happy to answer any questions you have about A) ghosts or B) pizza.

P.S. - We're posting daily screenshots of the game over on the Runner2 blog, in case you ever want to see more!
09-24-2013, 06:31 PM
#2
Awesome, going the Joe Danger route of building the game ground up for mobile. Can't wait for this

09-24-2013, 06:34 PM
#3
Great, look forward to getting it, hope it release soon.
09-24-2013, 07:29 PM
#4
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 19,897
Looking good.

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword
09-25-2013, 01:21 PM
#5
Joined: Sep 2013
Posts: 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cynuyt View Post
Great, look forward to getting it, hope it release soon.
It should be soon indeed!
09-25-2013, 01:29 PM
#6
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: USA
Posts: 1,188
I was completely addicted to Bit Trip Runner '1' on my PC even though it was wicked evil hard. It seems like a natural fit for an IOS device. I can't wait for your release and thanks for making cool games.
09-25-2013, 02:32 PM
#7
Joined: Sep 2013
Posts: 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by klink View Post
I was completely addicted to Bit Trip Runner '1' on my PC even though it was wicked evil hard. It seems like a natural fit for an IOS device. I can't wait for your release and thanks for making cool games.
Wow, thanks! You're too kind
10-30-2013, 07:42 AM
#8
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: USA
Posts: 1,188
Quote:
Originally Posted by GG_Dant View Post
Wow, thanks! You're too kind
It's totally true. This game really caught me by surprise. The artwork and music are amazing!
10-30-2013, 07:44 AM
#9
Joined: Dec 2012
Posts: 208
Do you think Ghostbusters is an accurate representation of ghosts?

Oh and the game looks cool too.
10-30-2013, 10:30 AM
#10
I only just started playing the game when it was given away with PlayStation Plus, but it was addicting, fun, and nice enough that I can't wait to get it on iOS and support the developers!

わたしのねこはがこうえいきます。
私の猫は学校絵行きます。