Summary: The Bit.Trip titles are some of my favorite games of this console generation. Sadly, the series still hasn't truly found its audience. Sure, the games have a huge following, but I'm certain that the Bit.Trip series has what it takes to go beyond Katamari Damacy -level popularity to full-on blockbuster status. The problem is that so much of what makes the series amazing can't be conveyed with screenshots and videos.
Excerpt: The Bit.Trip franchise is one that hardcore gamers talk about. This franchise has brought old school back into the mix. In the form of new development. Millions enjoy the old styles of game play more than the newer styles. Aksys Games and Gaijin have them covered. Bit.Trip Saga on the Nintendo 3DS contains all six games from the Bit.Trip series. I was personally curious to see how it would transition into 3D, so I purchased it recently.
Summary: Bit.Trip Saga is an engrossing compilation of six inventive games bound together by vibrant visuals and dynamic soundtracks.
Pros: Six individual games that provide distinct and engaging gameplay, Your actions mold the excellent electronic soundtracks, Colorful visuals look great on the top screen, Stylus controls offer nice degree of precision
Cons: 3D effect is distracting, No online leaderboards
Excerpt: Editor's Note: The good folks at Gaijin Games have been kind enough to provide 3DS owners with a compilation of the complete BIT.TRIP saga: a series of six adventures that single-handedly gave the WiiWare service its killer apps and gave gamers a modern take on a blast from the past. The differences are pretty minor between the two versions, so most of the content of the two reviews is identical, but we wish to make it clear from the outset that both versions of the game...
Excerpt: The Bit.Trip series of video games has long celebrated all things retro. The stark neon visuals and symphony of bleeps could almost have come straight from the 1980s, while the gameplay – always intense and based on high scoring – unashamedly delights in an affinity with the past. Bit.Trip Saga , also released as Bit.Trip Complete on the Wii, brings six games from the series to the 3DS .