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Boson X

By Ian MacLarty

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Boson X is a fast-paced rotational runner set in a particle accelerator.

Featured as one of the Best of 2013 apps on the App Store.

"a brilliant, twitchy arcade masterpiece that pulsates with originality and heart" - Pocket Gamer, 9/10

"a massively unique take on the endless runner genre" - Gamezebo, 4.5/5

"an amazingly compelling game" - Touch Arcade, 5/5

Quantum jump from Planck to Planck as you build up speed inside an enormous particle accelerator and generate high-energy collisions to discover strange new particles. Use precise timing and fast reflexes to navigate a hazardous subatomic world where floors and ceilings don't exist. Will you be fast enough to find the elusive Boson X?

This game contains no in-app purchases, superfluous power-ups, coins or XP systems - just deadly serious scientific research.

iPhone 4 or newer recommended.

WARNING: Some sections of this game contain flashing lights.

What's New in Version 1.2.5

Fixed an issue where the game wasn't using the entire screen on iPhone 5 (sorry about that!)


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Customer Reviews

This is a great game (Finally fixed last update)

Let me just clarify this. This game is great. It's a wonderful immense infinite runner. The problem is the new update. It downgrades to the old iPhone 4 resolution. I will move this back up to 5 stars when there is a new update that will correct this. This is frustrating because for a long time I was used to the widescreen I had and now it is close to impossible for me to play. Please, fix this.

Update: This is definitely a fantastic game. Especially since not even a week after they fixed their only issue hat prevented me from giving them a five star update. The last update (Read above this updated version of my review) was very frustrating and was clearly frustrating to everyone else also. But now since it is fixed, as I promised, I moved this game back up to five stars. Keep up the good work! Love this game. Totally worth the money

Problem with the Anti Y Boson

I don't know we're else I can say this, but the Anti Y Boson experiment sometimes spawns a laser in a section where only one platform is available.
In the parts where there are two blue energy tiles, one directly above the other, a laser will spawn in the center and touch me. There aren't any other paths I can take by the time I get hit. It's preventing me from continuing.
Leaving five stars anyways though because the game is great otherwise.

Great game!

I love this game, and I don't usually like this kind of game. The graphics, sound and music are great. I love the sci-fi like theme.

The only thing I would like to suggest is a way to turn rapid blinking off in some of the levels, in a settings menu or otherwise. Between not having the best eyesight and being autistic with sensory sensitivity it is a little overwhelming to me. I know the blinking is probably meant to be challenging but maybe it could have slower blinking or be similar to the background.

Boson X
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • $2.99
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.2.5
  • Size: 19.8 MB
  • Language: English
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Rated 9+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence

Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.

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