The critically acclaimed Bit.Trip series has been lauded for its impressive difficulty, retro visuals, and addictive gameplay. Aksys games, the publisher responsible for the "Bit.Trip Saga" anthology, has announced a temporary price drop for the game on the Nintendo 3DS eShop. "Bit.Trip Saga", which collects all six games from the original "Bit.Trip" Wiiware series, will be $4.99 from September 1 through 15 in the North American store. The game is also eligible for Club Nintendo awards, rewarding 20 coins after purchase and another 10 for another post-play survey.
"Bit.Trip Saga" previously retailed for $14.99 in the Nintendo eShop; physical copies are also available at retailers like Gamestop and Amazon. Other digital retail sale titles currently offered are Konami's "Castlevania: Lord of Shadow - Mirror of Fate" for $29.99 and Square Enix's "American Mensa Academy" for $3.99. While not on the service, the Bit.Trip series has continued with "Runner 2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien", which features HD graphics and a continuation of the story featured in "Bit.Trip Runner"; it is available on the Wii U eShop.