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Published on April 18th, 2013 | by Craig Forshey


HeroCraft Releases XBLA Version Of Boulder Dash-XL

Fans of the 1984 classic Boulder Dash have reason to celebrate today as HeroCraft has released an updated version optimized for mobile devices with some slick graphics called Boulder Dash-XL. Boulder Dash-XL is an Android version of the Xbox Live Arcade title that came out in 2011. It features new graphics and gameplay while still retaining the core game design of the original Boulder Dash.

Boulder Dash-XL includes a plethora of game options in addition to the campaign. For example retro mode allows players to experience the new levels with the classic look and feel, arcade mode ups the action, and puzzle mode challenges your cognitive abilities. Players can choose between two different characters this time around; Rockford or Crystal.



  • Cutting edge graphics
  • Puzzling enemies
  • 100 caves to explore
  • 5 game modes, including retro!
  • Left-handed controls also supported
  • Highscore tables and achievements


Boulder Dash-XL is $2.99 on Google Play.

Google Play – Boulder Dash-XL

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