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New Nintendo eShop releases: Retro City Rampage, Runner2

Two high-profile indie games make their way to Nintendo platforms this week. Runner2 has actually been on Wii U since Tuesday, but it's worth noting in case you only check the eShop on the "official" update day. And finally, Vblank's Retro City Rampage comes to WiiWare as promised, where it will...

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Runner 2 on PS3 next week, 20% off for Plus

Earlier this week, Gaijin Games told us Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien would be released on PS3 next month and Vita sometime in the summer. That PS3 version arrives next week, on March 5. While the game requires 100 percent accuracy, it only requires 80 percent of the full $15 price if you...

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Runner2: Launch Trailer of Rhythm Alien

The launch trailer for Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien shows more of the sequel than anything we've seen, with tantalizing looks at all the various worlds in which you'll be restarting, restarting, and restarting. Runner2 will deliver a newly polygonal Commander Video to you on Wii U, PC,...

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Runner2 out tomorrow on Wii U and Steam, Wednesday on Xbox Live

Gaijin Games' Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien sequel was submitted to its various platforms earlier this month, but we now have official dates and prices for the title, courtesy of Gaijin's co-founder Alex Neuse himself. CommanderVideo will start his run on the Wii U and Steam (for PC, Mac,...

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Pre-order Runner 2 for $20, get every Bit.Trip soundtrack

With Runner 2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien set to launch on February 26, Game Music Bundle has put together a nice little package for Bit.Trip fans. For $20, you get a pre-order of the Steam version of Runner 2, the Runner 2 soundtrack and soundtracks for all six previous Bit.Trip games,...

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Runner 2 bounds onto all platforms late February

Gaijin Games's Runner 2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien began cantering towards a late February launch this week, with the Bit.Trip Runner sequel "just" submitted for PSN, XBLA, and Wii U eShop approval. Gaijin says its retro-styled platformer jogs onto all of PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U, PC, Mac, and...

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Why Mario's Martinet is Runner 2's narrator

During a recent Nintendo event, Gaijin Games revealed that Mario voice actor Charles Martinet is acting as narrator for Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien. His performance is a break from what we traditionally think of when we think of Martinet, as it's a lot lower-pitched and less accented...

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Bit.Trip Void launches on Steam today, Runner2 pre-orders open

Another Bit.Trip game has been released on Steam for PC and Mac. Bit.Trip Void, the third game to be released on WiiWare originally, is out today for $8.99, 10 percent off its regular price. In addition, a game and soundtrack bundle, featuring tracks by Nullsleep, is on sale for $10.79. Even if...

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Charles Martinet narrating Runner 2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien

I met with Alex Neuse and Mike Roush last week to demo Runner 2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien, the sequel to WiiWare free-runner, Bit.Trip Runner. Upon booting up the game, I noticed a familiar-sounding voice was behind the narration work, none other than the voice of Mario himself, Charles...

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Runner 2 defies fictional nature with its 'Reverse Merman'

Of all the launch window games revealed for Wii U yesterday, only one has a guy with a fish body and human legs, running in flip flops and overly tight briefs, and that's Mass Effect 3 Runner 2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien....

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