Boulder Dash Is Center Stage Again!

March 5, 2010

Boulder Dash Is Center Stage

First Star Software and Catnip
Games Officially Announce XBLA Production

Today “First Star Software, Inc.”
and “Catnip Games” officially announced their upcoming production of a “Boulder
Dash” sequel for Xbox Live Arcade for release in Q3 2010. In cooperation with
“First Star Software”, the owner of the Intellectual Property; and, with the
assist of “simple plan production”, “Catnip Games” will deliver both charming
and challenging entertainment to the XBLA worldwide community. The team is using
the latest technology to present the unique gameplay and all of the
characteristic elements associated with “Boulder Dash” in a modern and
incomparable style.

This tricky, action-puzzle and
dexterity game made its debut in the early 80s and has continued to fascinate
its enormous fan base and new players for decades. Today the game is recognized
as one of the best loved retro games in the history of computer and video
gaming. Now Boulder Dash is back with a hot new look to take the Xbox Live
Arcade platform by storm. The multimillion units selling hit game’s core remains
unchanged: in a race against time players must collect sparkling diamonds while
besting hordes of enemies; and, avoiding numerous traps, and of course, falling