Boulder Dash-XL 3D announced for July release

By Stephany Nunneley
4 April 2012 17:20 GMT

Reef Entertainment, GMG Play and First Star Software have announced the pending release of Boulder Dash-XL 3D for 3DS.

The game is a sequel to the 1984 classic action-puzzler where players don the shoes of Rockford or Crystal and mine their way through a variety of hazardous, three dimensional caves whilst trying to avoid crushing boulders and mean critters.


  • Dazzling 3D Graphics glisten on Nintendo 3DS
  • 4 Varied Gaming Worlds (Ice, Ancient, Reactor, Space)
  • 5 Game Modes (Arcade, Puzzle, Zen, Score Attack and Retro)
  • Over 150 All New and Exciting Caves to Conquer
  • New Scoring mechanics provide an exciting challenge for high score hunters.
  • Share unlocks and high score with your friends via StreetPass

The game will release July 20 in Europe.

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