ROCK BOSHERS DX: Director’s Cut, the ultimate 8bit retro title available on PS4 and PSVita, is getting a FREE graphical upgrade.
Now you can fight your way across Mars as Queen Victoria with either the original ZX Spectrum Style art or the all new optional ‘8bit console style’ artwork with its enhanced palette! An 8bit retro experience like no other, ‘Rock Boshers DX: Directors Cut’ throws you back in time to the 80s, the 1880s! It plays as a twin stick, shooter puzzler adventure action game which sees you fighting your way across Mars.
WHAT’S THE STORY?
Get ready to take a trip back to the 80s, the 1880s! Play as young Queen Victoria who heads off to Mars incognito looking for adventure, only to be imprisoned in the deep mines along with the other travellers. Help her fight her way across Mars and attempt to escape home in this exceedingly retro arcade adventure!
- Biff dastardly politicians!
- Collect snacks!
- Fight soldiers and monsters!
- Drive a coal powered tank!
- You even get to meet Charles Darwin on your travels! 😀
See amazing sights as you journey across Mars – drawn from an eye popping palette of colours. Prepare to bosh rocks! – With only the occasional break for tea and scones.
RBDX is a 2D pixel drawn arcade action game, created as if made on an 8bit hardware, but modernised with widescreen formatting, HD rendering and of course – no colour clash!
- Authentic 8bit loading sounds and borders art when in ‘Computer art’ mode!
- Soldiers, zombies, giant bugs, tanks and more all try to block your progress.
- CrossBuy and CrossSave on PS4 and PS Vita.
- Leaderboards to compete on and Trophies/Achievements to obtain.
- Ye Olde weapons to collect to help you escape the levels, such as Coal Rockets and Steam Lasers.
- Hidden snacks to collect to unlock bonus arcade games.
Yes you can collect snacks (CHEESE, TEA, SCONES) hidden throughout the levels to unlock bonus arcade games such as:
‘CHEESE DREAMS’ – sees you chasing down a giant lump of Cheddar.
‘AQUA KITTY’ – a mini spinoff from the DX version, where you must protect a milk pipeline under the sea.
‘GHOST PYRAMID’ – places you in the shadow of some ancient Martian pyramid as you dash to collect gems.
Finally ‘BOSHTEROIDS’ lets you take to the stars in your very own space ship.
Which other retro action game which lets you play as Queen Victoria, through a small chunk of 100% accurate history from an alternate universe? 😀