By Gaijin Games
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OS: OS X version Snow Leopard 10.6.3, or later.
Processor: 2.0+ GHz
Memory: 512 MB
Graphics: OpenGL 2.1 and shader model 3 with 128 MB of memory
Hard Drive: 100 MB
The IGF Award-Winning BIT.TRIP RUNNER is now on the App Store!
BIT.TRIP RUNNER is the fastest, most exhilarating music/rhythm-platformer to hit the App Store!
BIT.TRIP RUNNER is the fourth chapter in the award-winning and critically acclaimed BIT.TRIP series.
In BIT.TRIP RUNNER, Race across the Moon, kicking down crystal walls and sliding under chomping moon-slugs! Bound through the Robotic Mines and face off against the MinerMech! Dash through the Big City on a quest to find friends and defeat the final boss together!
* You control CommanderVideo as he runs, jumps, slides, kicks, and more!
* Extremely addictive “just one more time” gameplay!
* With exciting modern and retro challenges, you can run through more than 50 levels!
* Chiptune supergroup Anamanaguchi makes a guest appearance!
Join CommanderVideo in BIT.TRIP RUNNER on his most epic journey yet!
Brand New Easy and Hard Modes!
Rhythm-based Action Platforming!
Boss Battles Against Robotic Terrors!
Classic NES-Style Controls!
A Pounding Chiptune-Inspired Soundtrack!
Special Chiptune Guest Star Anamanaguchi!
New Friends for CommanderVideo!
BIT.TRIP BEAT (App Store, iPhone, & iPad)
If you like BIT.TRIP RUNNER, please check out our other games!
What's New in Version 1.1
* fixed display issues on MacBooks
* fixed a crash in newer MacBook Pros
Fun old school gameplay
I've played through the first of the three included worlds as of writing this review. I find it to be a very fun game to play when I have 5-10 minutes to kill.
It is a platformer of sorts. The difference from a traditional platformer like Mario Brothers is that your character automatically and continuously runs to the right at a constant speed. The skill in playing then is identifying obstacles quickly as he comes upon them, and performing the correct action to avoid the obstacle or destroy it. The different actions you take make various sounds, and the obstacles come along in a pattern which allows you to create "music" as you avoid them.
I should mention that the game is relatively hard, and any mistake sends you to the begining of a level. I think the younger generation isn't as used to this sort of "punishment", and it may (understandably) be a turn off. It does mean that when you finish a level though, its very satisfying, since you know you finished it without any (heinous) mistakes.
Bit trip runner!
This game is great! Super easy to get sucked in and lose track of time while playing. Yes some levels are frustratingly hard, but so what? If I am going to pay for a game I want to spend some time and be challenged by it! Great job Gaijin!
Like it a lot
Just bought it, played it and like it a lot! Very old school (I'm mean the graphics, sounds and the difficulty), but also very hip and funcky. Works fine under Lion on my 2011 iMac (base model).
- Category: Games
- Updated: Aug 05, 2011
- Version: 1.1
- Size: 25.3 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Gaijin Games, Inc.
- © 2010, 2011 Gaijin Games, Inc
Compatibility: OS X 10.6.6 or later