Gaijin Games has announced the release dates for their upcoming WiiWare rhythm-platformer BIT.TRIP RUNNER, along with an apology to Europe and Australia. You see, Europeans and Australians had to wait an extra month to get their hands on BIT.TRIP BEAT and BIT.TRIP CORE, and they even had to endure a three month delay before they could play BIT.TRIP VOID. To make up for all their waiting, they will be getting BIT.TRIP RUNNER a whole three days before America. Now they'll be able to download it on Friday while those pesky American gamers have to wait a whole weekend until they can get it on Monday, when it will already be old news.
Gaijin Games was kind enough to explain this with a nifty little diagram:
Have no idea what all this BIT.TRIP BUSINESS is? It's a series of games that almost have nothing to do with each other, but they all share a similar retro-meets-rhythm-gaming philosophy and style. You can check out our preview of BIT.TRIP RUNNER from the Game Developers' Conference in March, or better yet, the hot new trailer below:
And there's still no word on whether the Australian release of the game makes you run in the opposite direction.