80s Classic Boulder Dash Digs Into All Platforms With the Ultimate Collection!
Retro digging and puzzle-solving adventure lands on PC and console
September 9th.Munich, Germany – August. 12th, 2021 – One of the world’s leading producers and publishers of casual and retro games, BBG Entertainment GmbH, today announced that the classic IP of Boulder Dash is returning to PC and consoles in the form of Boulder Dash® Deluxe™. Built as a reincarnation of the classic Boulder Dash® from 1984, Boulder Dash Deluxe is a collection of the series’ best games and levels, remastered and reinvigorated for modern consoles and PC platforms.
Explore the refreshed world of Boulder Dash with the game’s influential protagonist, Rockford™, and dive headfirst into a myriad of new and exciting challenges. Players will dig through spectacular caves with modernized 3D elements while avoiding the perils of falling boulders! There’s no shortage of valuable gems to collect, and even more nefarious enemies to conquer along the way; discover treasure chests overflowing with rare collectibles and valuable power-ups as you plow your way through 180 new and challenging levels.
And how does Boulder Dash become “Deluxe”? Peter Liepa, the legendary creator of the original Boulder Dash, has designed “Liepa World” – a set of 20 uniquely challenging, mind-bending levels never seen before.
Stephan Berendsen, President of BBG Entertainment GmbH, states: “Boulder Dash was always one of my favorite games growing up, along with many other children of the 80s. We’re thrilled to be able to bring it to an entirely new audience now, and to share Peter Liepa’s creation with gamers on nearly every platform.”
Boulder Dash Deluxe will launch on Nintendo Switch, Microsoft Xbox, PC (Steam, Microsoft Windows Store, Mac App Store) on September 9th. The title is also currently available for $14.99 USD from the Atari VCS store. For more information about the game, have a look to the video trailer and visit www.boulder-dash.com.
ABOUT BOULDER DASH
The original Boulder Dash was a ground-breaking interactive game in the early days of the home computer and video game era, having first launched in 1984. Boulder Dash and its many sequels have delighted and challenged casual and hard-core players of all ages for almost four decades. Boulder Dash is an innovative, action-puzzle, ‘digging & collection’ game responsible for launching its own game genre. Players must guide Rockford as he digs through caves, collecting gems in an attempt to reach the exit within a limited amount of time while avoiding various types of dangerous creatures and perilous obstacles. Players must always remain vigilant of the constant threat of being crushed by enormous boulders, trapped by an avalanche, or killed by an underground explosion. Boulder Dash was first published by First Star Software, Inc. in 1984 on the Atari 400/800, C-64, and Apple II. Since its first launch, Boulder Dash has seen versions on the NES, Nintendo Gameboy, Nintendo DS, Sony PSP, and even the Nintendo Wii and Microsoft Xbox.
ABOUT BBG ENTERTAINMENT
BBG Entertainment is a games developer and publisher headquartered in Munich, Germany. The founder and staff of BBG Entertainment have years of experience in the market for computer and mobile games, especially in the area of retro and casual gaming, and excellent contact with many renowned gaming companies for well over 20 years. BBG Entertainment offers games like Dynablaster® and Einstein™ Brain Trainer. For more information about all BBG Entertainment products please visit www.bbg-entertainment.com.