Amongst the mélange of Humble Indie Bundle titles are two side-scrollers with similar, yet unique takes on well-timed spacebar mashing: Canabalt and Bit.Trip Runner. These titles aren't the sprawling role-playing games and first person shooters of large studio productions, but nevertheless encapsulate the art of video games in their humble, yet pleasing experiences.
Take a second to imagine what the offspring resulting from a marriage of Pong married Guitar Hero would look like. Actually, don't imagine but play.
Retro-styled running game Bit.Trip.Runner is now available to buy on the Ubuntu Software Center. The critically-acclaimed game is described by its developers as 'the fastest, most exhilarating music/rhythm-platformer to hit Ubuntu!'.