Joe Morgan of Capsule Computers writes,
"In a day and age where rhythm games as this generation has known them are on the decline, the development team at Gaijin Games are looking to shake things up a little bit. Gone are the days of plastic guitars and drums sets. Instead, BIT.TRIP Presents…Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien looks to rekindle the days when rhythm games were unmatched with a controller in your hand. Does Runner2 stay in step with the days of glory or has it lost that lovin’ feeling? Let’s find out."