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The BIT.TRIP series coming to retail on disc for the Wii
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June 09, 2011, 09:05:44
 
Directly from Alex Neuse's mouth: the 6 games composing the BIT.TRIP saga are coming to retail on a disc, with additional "challenges" not seen in the downloadable Wiiware versions. An official announcement should be coming in the next few days.

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Posted: 06/09/11, 09:05:44    
 
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Niiiiice. I'll probably buy it just to support the guys, even though I already own all six games.


Posted by 
 on: 06/09/11, 09:09:43
Great, now I need to decide if I need to buy them all again again.


Posted by 
 on: 06/09/11, 09:48:01
Dude, you got the inside scoop while at E3. Fuck yeah man!


Posted by 
 on: 06/09/11, 09:48:03
I'm gonna get this instead of the 3DS version.


Posted by 
 on: 06/09/11, 11:07:16
Nice, but I want to know what is their next game.


Posted by 
 on: 06/09/11, 16:10:56
Online leader boards, please.


Posted by 
 on: 06/09/11, 17:28:07
@X-pert74

IMO it will probably play better. I vastly prefer the Wiimote over anything other method I've played for BEAT and FLUX (mouse in the PC version, tilt and touch controls in the iPhone version).

@chrisguy

I didn't ask, but I'm 100% sure the answer is "forget about it".


Posted by 
 on: 06/09/11, 17:30:38
Neat. Good thing I only have 2 of the games, this will be worth it for me.


Posted by 
 on: 06/10/11, 03:25:43
Yeah, this might very well be better than the 3DS version. I wonder if they'll have different content. Decisions, decisions.


Posted by 
 on: 06/10/11, 05:39:56
Probably won't buy this, especially if I get the 3DS version. Unless the 3D effects are super-awesome I'd say that this is the definitive version for anyone who hasn't played these yet.

Nice job getting the scoop!


Posted by 
 on: 06/10/11, 05:46:58
Thats cool, but I only like beat and runner. So, no buy for me. I guess I could pull this line, already got em, no need for a physical copy, even with extra content added.


Posted by 
 on: 06/11/11, 05:19:32


I'll still probably end up picking up the 3DS version. I think I'll get more play out of it, I seem to prefer playing on handhelds lately.

I will likely pick this up down the road once it drops in price.

EDIT:

Nintendo World Report said:
In addition to combining the six original games in one package, the Wii disc version will have a number of extra features, some not even found in the 3DS version (which will, to be fair, include 3D effects, portability, and touch screen controls for some of the games). The console compilation will have an art gallery, video gallery, and audio gallery, plus a special text message/commentary from creator Alex Neuse of Gaijin Games on each of the titles. More importantly, there will be new difficulty levels for each game. The biggest addition is a set of 120 new challenge levels, made up of 20 for each of the six games in the set. These will demand absolute perfection from the player, but they are kept short (possibly very short) to avoid frustration.
http://www.nintendoworldreport.com/news/26724


Posted by 
 on: 06/11/11, 18:03:23  - Edited by 
 on: 06/11/11, 18:13:41
@rebonack
Wifi connection symbol? Soundtrack CD? Suddenly I'm more interested.


Posted by 
 on: 06/11/11, 18:06:55
@rebonack 120 new challenge levels!? Sold. Although "20 each" for each game sounds weird since some of the games were only 3 levels total. I guess challenge levels are probably more like 1-2 minute quick whatevers.

The wifi connection logo gives hope for leaderboards... right?


Posted by 
 on: 06/11/11, 18:32:34
Alex Neuse said:
In this retail release, which we're calling BIT.TRIP Complete, there are many new gameplay challenges. There's also unlockable video, art and music galleries, including fan remixes. It's so awesome because we got to include three remixes by one of our really big fans, Ganon95, on the Wii disc.

Link

Perhaps Zero should email Mr. Neuse...


Posted by 
 on: 06/13/11, 03:35:57
Ugh, why couldn't those extras be included in the 3DS version?! That really pisses me off.


Posted by 
 on: 06/13/11, 03:49:05
Fucking sweeeet.


Posted by 
 on: 06/13/11, 04:45:59
@Secret_Tunnel Probably too late now. Wonder why they never contacted me, they CLAIM they rock my remix out at work.


Posted by 
 on: 06/13/11, 10:14:36
Score! Only played Beat so far. Sooooo YAY!

Was looking forward to the 3DS version. The games would lend themselves nicely to flashy 3D effects and the overall portable platform. But I'd rather play them all the way God intended.

On my muthaflippin Wii.


Posted by 
 on: 06/13/11, 10:29:14
Online leaderboards confirmed. Link


120 completely new BIT.TRIP challenges spanning all six games
Exclusive Audio Gallery with fan remixes, original songs, and demo versions of existing BIT.TRIP themes
Exclusive Image Gallery with production stills, concept art, and promo images
Exclusive Video Gallery with more than 25 movies telling the story of CommanderVideo
6 Letters to BIT.TRIP Fans, written by Alex Neuse, the series’ director
Exclusive BIT.TRIP Soundtrack Sampler CD with music from all six games
All 6 games in the award-winning BIT.TRIP series in one complete package
New difficulty modes in all games
Online leaderboards


Posted by 
 on: 06/14/11, 23:28:22
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