Boson X is a fast-paced rotational runner set in a particle accelerator.
User reviews:
Recent:
Very Positive (13 reviews) - 92% of the 13 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Overall:
Very Positive (1,172 reviews) - 92% of the 1,172 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Sep 15, 2014

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Reviews

“a brilliant, twitchy arcade masterpiece that pulsates with originality and heart”
9/10 – Pocket Gamer

“a massively unique take on the endless runner genre”
4.5/5 – Gamezebo

“an amazingly compelling game”
5/5 – Touch Arcade

About This Game

Quantum jump your way to critical velocity in Boson X: the rotational runner set in a particle collider.

Build up speed inside a massive particle accelerator and generate high-energy collisions to discover strange new particles. Use precise timing and fast reflexes to navigate a subatomic world where floors and ceilings don't exist. Be fast enough to find the elusive Boson X.

Features:
  • Fast-paced, unforgiving gameplay
  • 18 challenging levels to master
  • 3 highly qualified physicists to play as
  • Steam leaderboards and achievements
  • No superfluous powerups, coins or XP systems - just deadly serious scientific research

WARNING: This game contains flashing lights.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: 2GHz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 1.5
    • Storage: 20 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.6.8 (64bit)
    • Processor: 2GHz Intel
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 1.5
    • Storage: 20 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04
    • Processor: 2GHz Intel
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 1.5
    • Storage: 20 MB available space
Customer reviews
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Recent:
Very Positive (13 reviews)
Overall:
Very Positive (1,172 reviews)
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thederpiestcat
( 2.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 26
hey thats pretty good
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jiffy
( 3.8 hrs on record )
Posted: June 24
1. Run around the large hadron collider in search for the answers to the universe with psychedelic rng level generators.
2. Complete a few levels but struggle on the other ones due to again somewhat procedural rng in level design.
3. Fail enough times and realize you don't really care enough about the fundamental answers to your existence.
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Wanderer_111
( 15.7 hrs on record )
Posted: June 24
I love this game, just gonna say it now. I expected to play this game for at most 5 hours. What I didn't expect was a game that would make me love the "endless runner" genre. My favorite part is getting to see where you are on the leadboard each time you die (I'm 149th on the first level) and just trying to beat that record you have each and every time. Over-all, a great game that I would reccomend to anyone that like a challenge.
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BandNerdMeg
( 420.8 hrs on record )
Posted: June 22
It's okay.
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Ghauf
( 5.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 20
>Played game
>Lost years off my life
>Beat game
>Died happy

10/10 would RIP again
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Twenty|Øne|Gamers
( 3.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 20
this game will ♥♥♥♥ you off to no end.

i like it.
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NOOT flute
( 11.5 hrs on record )
Posted: June 17
For people who love run games this is one of the best. There is a great selection of levels and is for all skill levels, new or a master of run games. The big bonus to this game it if your not sure you want it go online and get the free version, it only has the first 6 levels, but it will make you want this game. plus it like £2 go for it!
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deoved
( 2.8 hrs on record )
Posted: June 16
Exelent game, especialy if you on high!
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romo5
( 7.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 7
good game
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Zoro
( 36.9 hrs on record )
Posted: June 2
A fum game to play inbetween things but I dont recomend playing the anti boson x level or the dark boson x level (they're a strain on the eyes)
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 30
Action-packed, exhilarating and deeply infuriating at times.

Top 300 on gravitron ;)
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
97.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 1
Product received for free
Very fun game yo
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Most Helpful Reviews  Overall
49 of 53 people (92%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
68.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 15, 2014
I love this game and would recommend it to almost anyone.

-Simple controls
-Beautiful asthetic
-Well executed science theme
-High difficulty - However, this is not the kind of difficulty that makes you angry at the game but instead, determined to beat it.
-Completely addicting

I've spent many hours playing this game before it went on steam and I look forward to playing many more now.
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56 of 65 people (86%) found this review helpful
11 people found this review funny
Recommended
7.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 29, 2015
Length of Time Played: ~7.5 Hours
Distance Played: Beaten The Game And Unlocked All Achievements
Personal Grade: B

Opinion of Each Aspect

Grading System - Based on a 5 point rating system.
(5 = Outstanding, 4 = Good, 3 = Average, 2 = Poor, 1 = Awful)

Gameplay: 4/5
Stability: 5/5
Story: N/A
Controls: 3/5
Graphics: 3/5
Music: 4/5
Sounds: 3/5
Difficulty: 3/5

Notes: + (Positives), = (Small Gripes), - (Negatives)

+ Catchy soundtrack
+ Addicting gameplay
+ Achievements are reasonable
+ Simple enough premise

= Difficulty can go all over the place
= Jumping forward can be a little odd on a controller

- The black and white wire-frame level will make you scream
- The depth perception really messes with your brain on where to jump
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43 of 48 people (90%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.5 hrs on record
Posted: January 12, 2015
Endless runner game done right!
Simple game with only 3 buttons to press.
1. Left to jump left
2. Up to jump forward
3. Right to jump right
Got clean graphics and gameplay. The game getting harder and harder each level (obviously).

Your objective is to fill your energy bar by stepping on the blue platform.
If your energy bar is 100% you are done with your particles but you can still challenge the community on who can fill the most energy bar.
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93 of 128 people (73%) found this review helpful
137 people found this review funny
Recommended
5.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 26, 2014
Broke 15 keyboards

15/11 would break another keyboard
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35 of 36 people (97%) found this review helpful
17 people found this review funny
Recommended
14.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 16, 2014
WARNING: THIS GAME CAN BE EXTREMLY EVIL. DO NOT PLAY IF YOU HAVE A SHORT TEMPER.

Anyway, This is a good game and can last a very long time. It has the ability to decrease your reaction delay and can give a vey large sense of acomplishment when completed.

Level Mechanics

#1- Tutorial
#2- Falling Platforms (red) & Walls
#3- Deadly Lazorz
#4- Moving Platforms (Quicksilver) and EWS (Excessive Wall Syndrome)
#5- "invisible" Falling Platforms
#6- Nothing New
#7- Baracades
#8- Walls can be jumped on.
#9- Stay on the reds
#10- Quicksilver Hell
#11- Timing
#12- Solid Colors
#13- Welcome to the Mind♥♥♥♥.
#14- Pylons
#15- Nothing New
#16- Up n' Down
#17- Endless Pain, Evil, and Suffering
#18- Inverted Textures
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36 of 40 people (90%) found this review helpful
15 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: April 9, 2015
Play this if you thought Super Hexagon was too easy for you.
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32 of 34 people (94%) found this review helpful
17 people found this review funny
Recommended
10.8 hrs on record
Posted: March 11, 2015
An exemplary bosson emitter. Then again all video games are.
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27 of 30 people (90%) found this review helpful
18 people found this review funny
Recommended
3.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 19, 2014
This game starts off fun,
then addiction hits,
then you force yourself to hit high scores,
then you feel like the game has given you a tab of acid,
then you die,
then you either ALT + F4, or try again.

Rinse & Repeat.
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