Boulder Dash 30th Anniversary available for Switch

Boulder Dash®, the world-famous classic interactive game from the early home computer and video game age, is now available for Nintendo Switch.

Today, BBG Entertainment GmbH and Worker Bee Inc. is releasing Boulder Dash® 30th Anniversary, the most recent version of the world-famous interactive video game from 1984 for Nintendo Switch on the Nintendo eShop in the US, Europe, Canada, Mexico, Australia and New Zealand.

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Munich/Tokyo – February 27th, 2020 | BBG Entertainment, a leading producer and publisher of digital entertainment announced today the release of the Boulder Dash® 30th Anniversary version for Nintendo Switch.

Boulder Dash® 30th Anniversary sees the collaboration of the original game’s creators, Peter Liepa and Chris Gray, for the first time since 1984. Boulder Dash® 30th Anniversary will contain more than 50 brand new levels, many created by Liepa and Gray themselves. It’ll also come equipped with new features for the series, like diagonal movement, ramps, and a revamped physics system.

The original Boulder Dash® is a pioneering interactive game dating back to the early times of the home computer and video game era being first launched in 1984. Boulder Dash® and its many sequels have delighted and challenged casual and hard-core players of all ages and sexes for over three decades. Boulder Dash®-30th Anniversary™ has been available for Android™ smartphones and tablet PCs on the Google Play™ store; for the Apple iPhone/iPad on the Apple iTunes App Store℠ and for PC and Mac on Steam®. Boulder Dash® is an innovative action-puzzle digging and collection game responsible for launching its own game genre. The game’s protagonist is called „Rockford“. He must dig through caves collecting gems and reach the exit within a time limit, while avoiding various types of dangerous creatures as well as obstacles like falling boulders and the constant danger of being crushed or trapped by an avalanche, or killed by an underground explosion. Boulder Dash® was first published by First Star Software, Inc. in 1984 on the C-64, Apple II and Atari 4/800. Boulder Dash® has routinely found itself being ranked among the top C64 games. In the USA, C64 Wiki ranked Boulder Dash® as the number 4 of all C64 games, in Europe it earned rank 31 on Lemon Retro Store, rank 14 for all time C64 games at The C64 Games and was included in the top 30 by c’t Magazin in Germany.

The classic game Boulder Dash®, currently available for Android™ smartphones and tablet PCs on the Google Play™ store; for the Apple iPhone/iPad on the Apple iTunes App Store℠ and for PC and Mac on Steam® in its Boulder Dash®-30th Anniversary™ version is today released for Nintendo Switch. The price for Boulder Dash®-30th Anniversary™ on the Nintendo eShop is 14.99 US$/14.99 Euro. BBG Entertainment has partnered with the Japanese company Worker Bee to make Boulder Dash available for the Switch.

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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 Boulder Dash®,  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™, Boulder Dash®-30 Anniversary™, the names and likenesses of Rockford™, Crystal™ and Goldford™ are trademarks of BBG Entertainment GmbH. Boulder Dash® Delxue™ Copyright © 1984-2020 BBG Entertainment GmbH. All rights reserved. The original Boulder Dash® was created by Peter Liepa with Chris Gray.

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