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Runner 2 DLC Announced!

Runner 2 DLC Announced!

by Steve CullumJuly 8, 2013

Hey all you Bit.Trip fans! Guess what… Runner 2 is getting a second chapter via DLC! Check out the official press release and trailers below.



Gaijin Games announces indie-tastic DLC for Runner2

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – July 8, 2013 – The world of BIT.TRIP Presents… Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien has just grown a little bigger. Gaijin Games has announced the Good Friends Character Pack, a soon-to-launch piece of DLC that introduces several well-known and well-loved video game characters to the shenanigans of Runner2.

The Good Friends Character Pack will feature seven new characters in total, and we’ll be revealing them a few at a time this Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Wait, you’re telling me today is Monday? Well I should probably get with the revealing!

Here are two of the characters that will be included with the DLC, introduced via awesome animation and the dulcet tones of the wonderful Charles Martinet:

How far has your jaw dropped? If it’s touching the ground, you may want to lift it up a bit. Lord knows what kind of vermin are crawling around down there.

In any case, we’ll be revealing two more characters tomorrow, as well as three on Wednesday. Then, this Thursday, the DLC will launch on Steam! And worry not, console owners – a release for Wii U, PS3 and 360 will follow. Rad!

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

[PR Email from Gaijin Games]

About The Author
Steve Cullum
Steve is a Senior Editor for NintendoFuse. He has been a Nintendo fan since the NES and Game Boy. His favorite types of games are action platformers, multiplayer “party” games, and any game that is pure fun and pulls him in for hours. Steve has been blogging for NintendoFuse since 2008.
  • Alexandre Trottier
    July 15, 2013 at 4:37 pm

    Cave Story is still one of my favourite games, and the inclusion of Quote has definitely sold me on the DLC. Can’t wait!

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