Runner 2

Commander Video: Bit.Trip Runner becomes a free browser-based endless platformer

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Commander Video takes the rhythm based auto-running of BIT.TRIP RUNNER and (deep breath)BIT.TRIP Presents... Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien, and retrofies it into a browser-based endless platformer based on the sequel's 16-bit bonus stages. Think Canabalt, but instead of the catastrophic destruction of an invaded cityscape, you've got spiders and springboards and a constant stream of rainbows. Much better.

Runner 2 trailer sprints to the finish ahead of tomorrow's launch

Phil Savage at

I had a complicated relationship with the original Bit.Trip Runner, both really enjoying it and being hopelessly frustrated by it at the same time. The last few levels caused more vitriolic cursing than any other game I can recall. The sequel, BIT.TRIP Presents... Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien, is released tomorrow. Yay?