Today developer Gaijin Games and publisher Aksys Games announced that they are teaming up to release BitTrip Presents: Runner 2, Future Legend of Rhythm Alien.

The Bit.Trip series is mostly known for its six downloadable entries on WiiWare and recent retail packs on Wii and 3DS. Now gamers will be able to experience a true sequel to the Runner game in HD for the first time on Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network.

Runner 2 will feature multiple playable characters, over 10 new abilities for hero CommanderVideo, achievements and trophies, leaderboards, unlockable costumes, multiple difficulty modes, checkpoints, and more to be announced.

Get a glimpse at Gaijin's extremely serious approach to developing Runner 2 in the video below and don't forget to check out the official website.