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80s Classic Boulder Dash Digs Into Consoles With the Ultimate Collection

MUNICH - September 9th, 2021 | BBG Entertainment GmbH today announced that the classic 80s hit Boulder Dash is making its triumphant return to PC and consoles in the form of Boulder Dash® Deluxe™. Built as a reincarnation of the retro hit Boulder Dash® from 1984, Boulder Dash Deluxe is a collection of the series’ best games and levels, remastered and reimagined for modern consoles and PC platforms. The game is available today, on PC, Xbox consoles, and Nintendo Switch.

Explore the refreshed world of Boulder Dash with the game’s influential protagonist, Rockford™, and dive headfirst into myriad new and exciting challenges. Players must dig through spectacular caves with modernized 3D elements while avoiding the perils of falling boulders that give the game its name. 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. But how does this incarnation of 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 and sure to please both veterans and new players alike. Stephan Berendsen, President of BBG Entertainment GmbH said: “As the gameplay suggests, Boulder Dash is a hidden gem that a lot of gamers from the 1980s will remember fondly. They might even wonder where it’s been all these years. We felt the same way when we decided to bring it back, and we can’t wait to share this brand new vision for one of gaming’s first big franchises with fans both new and old. Having Peter Liepa, the creator of the original game, on board to make a brand new set of levels, is just icing on the cake.” Boulder Dash Deluxe is now available on the PC via Steam, Microsoft Windows Store, and Apple Mac Store, as well as the Nintendo Switch and Microsoft Xbox. The title is also currently available for $14.99 USD from the Atari VCS store. For more information about the game, visit

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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 GmbH 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 Boulder Dash® is a registered trademark of BBG Entertainment GmbH. Boulder Dash® Deluxe™, the name, and likeness of Rockford™ are trademarks of BBG Entertainment GmbH. Boulder Dash® Deluxe™ Copyright © 1984-2021 BBG Entertainment GmbH. All rights reserved. The original Boulder Dash® was created by Peter Liepa with Chris Gray.

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