Bit Trip Runner 2 Tells Retro To Bugger Off

Bit Trip Runner 2 Tells Retro To Bugger Off

Well, actually, Bit Trip Runner 2 uses a far worse word, but I don’t like to use those in headlines! Today Gaijin Games released a new trailer for the latest Bit Trip game, and it abandons its retro aesthetic for something for more modern. Personally, I thing it looks incredible.

Some people may lament the change, but I welcome it. I wouldn’t say I’m tired of the pixel art, retro style — but I definitely don’t think it needs to be used in every 2D indie platformer that hits the market. Props to Gaijin Games for having the guts to take things in a new direction.

Thanks VG247


  • I wasn’t sold by the dev screenshots but that looks awesome. I hope it isn’t as brutal as the first one, I got to the second last level in the first world and I couldn’t beat it, being thrown back 4minutes because your vision got blurry from all the scrolling is really really really really really rage inducing.

  • That looks great! I love bit trip runner and the entire series. They’re definitely my favourite indie games, but god damn runner was hard. I enjoyed finishing it on perfect mode though 🙂

  • Nice, I saw this video yesterday, really excited for it! BIT TRIP RUNNER I enjoyed a lot, beat it recently actually, can’t wait for this!!

  • Oh and by the way Mark, you might consider redacting the ‘BIT TRIP’ part, it isn’t a BIT TRIP game, just a spin off of one of them. It’s just called RUNNER 2.

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