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Boulder Dash XL XBLA release date

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Retro puzzle game Boulder Dash XL launches on Xbox Live Arcade on 13th July, Kalypso Media has announced.

It costs 800 Microsoft Points. A PC version launches "later in the summer".

Boulder Dash XL, developed by German developer Catnip Games, offers 150 levels, online leaderboards and five separate game modes: arcade, retro, zen, puzzle and time challenge.

Created by lone Canadian programmer Peter Liepa, Boulder Dash was first sighted on the Atari 400 back in 1984.

It's had countless sequels and reboots since, most recently with the enjoyable Boulder Dash: Rocks! on the DS in 2007.

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