“The Boulder Dash Ultimate Collection” Coming to Nintendo Switch in 2022
Publisher ININ Games recently announced that The Boulder Dash Ultimate Collection will coming to the Nintendo Switch in a physical edition. The collection will include both Boulder Dash Deluxe and Boulder Dash 30th Anniversary.
Originally created in 1984 by Peter Liepa, Boulder Dash is an action puzzle game that has since seen a number of ports, sequels and reinterpretations across dozens of platforms.
Here’s the official breakdown of both games in The Boulder Dash Ultimate Collection from ININ:
Boulder Dash Deluxe
The original Boulder Dash set a milestone in interactive gaming back in the ‘80s. For many players, regardless of age, the action puzzle adventures with Rockford were a challenge but also a delight to master. Loyal fans of this classic and new players alike can now take up the challenge again – Rockford is back in the awesome 2021 relaunch of this action-puzzle digging and collection game!
Boulder Dash Deluxe comes with some amazing new content, features and fresh graphics:
• 180 all-new levels with advanced features!
• Includes 20 levels from the original 1984 Boulder Dash version
• 9 exciting new worlds with high-end graphics, having their own, unique textures, go to Macmarnua Sea or Urath Castle – or back in time to the classic 1984 world with its caves
• 15 new special opponents like Octopus, Shark Polar bear, and Snow tiger will keep your mind agile and you on your toes.
• Full character customization of your game character Rockford, e.g. shirt, pants, shoes, eyewear, headgear, hair, and facial hair
Boulder Dash 30th Anniversary
Guide Rockford and help him dig his way through spectacular caves and collect as many diamonds as required whilst avoiding the many dangers that surround you. Watch out for falling boulders, discover treasure chests, collect potent power-ups and unlock 9 other playable characters.
Coming with family-friendly, pretty pixel-art style, it seems like a nice puzzle experience, but beware! One wrong move could end in disaster. Boulder Dash offers an all encompassing challenge for all gamers – from newbies to hard-core players!
• 280 all-new levels with advanced physics!
• 12 Never-before-seen worlds, with new creatures with 3D animations!
• Premium world by videogame legend Peter Liepa – with 20 of the most mind-bending levels yet!
• New multicolored gem combos, treasure chests, rare collectibles and spectacular power-ups!
• Play as Rockford or unlock 9 other playable male and female characters including Crystal!
• First Boulder Dash game ever to include diagonal walls and movement!
The Boulder Dash Ultimate Collection will be available for Nintendo Switch in North America on 28 January.
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