Boson X is a fast-paced rotational runner set in a particle accelerator.
User reviews:
Recent:
Very Positive (16 reviews) - 87% of the 16 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Overall:
Very Positive (1,189 reviews) - 92% of the 1,189 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
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kungfu_sidekick
0.9 hrs
Posted: August 24
★★★★
If the games FOTONICA and Super Hexagon were crayons and they both melted together, it would be a crayon called Boson X and it would be insanely hard to write with.
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SBthePOTATO
46.2 hrs
Posted: August 22
Was 3rd place global in 1 of the levels, I think its fair to say I like it.
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twondai
11.3 hrs
Posted: August 21
ultra fast paced game that'll make you bash your skull in with your keyboard. it's an endless runner on having a robo-trip; an audiovisual experience like no other.
if it's too hard for you, git gud.
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last free unicorn
9.4 hrs
Posted: August 19
simple and challenging
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FeelsBadMan
4.5 hrs
Posted: August 17
Now I know why it took so long for CERN to discover the Higgs.
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$Tevo
3.4 hrs
Posted: August 9
this game gets boring really fast
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2 fps
0.2 hrs
Posted: August 2
Really addictive game 7/10. Runner game
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19.3 hrs
Posted: August 1
Boson ✕

Hummm thats a fun name, well funny i dont know but....
That a fun name.... LeL....

Anyway in Boson ✕ you will need to jump on platform especially the blue one.

Why ?

Blue platform will give you energy. When reaching 100% (Sh!t Happen)The whole level will change... Music and colours includ.

Well you will be tripping like hell and generally.... Die O_O

So after you reach 100% the whole world will change including the environment/music.
Then so ? Well try to beat your record....

Get 100% then continue without dying...
It require sick reflex and also knowing the map pattern perfectly if possible, cause yeah in this game there are pattern you can memorize, this will help you to make sick record., or not.... ^^

Still i am kinda a noob to this game and playing on a laptop keyboard does not help i guess.. :/


So this is boson ✕

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjLIUzQO1d8


Worth your monney if you enjoy such tripping game like that.

Am French my english is not perfect x) ..........
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JadeLightningDash
61.2 hrs
Posted: July 20
Here's a fun little game where you run inside an infinite particle collider thingy. It's a good time waster game, as you can see by all the time I've wasted playing it. If you like speedy mcspeedster running type games where you run until you hit a wall at 500 miles per hour, then you might enjoy wasting your time with this game. Enjoy discovering new particles of sci-fi space dust at super fast speeds while wasting time. Fun. Could definitely use modding support, Steam Workshop support, and the ability to create and submit levels. That would definitely increase the replayability of this game.
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nadir
34.6 hrs
Posted: July 14
fairly minimalistic, but very aesthetic and possibly addictive. as the huge nerd I am, I cherish the concept of Boson X taking place in a particle accelerator, it's very creative. the soundtrack is just excellent, my favorite track is probably the one from Geon. as for the gameplay itself, maybe it doesn't seem too difficult at first, but trust me, some levels are pretty challenging if not crazy. it's a really fun game if you're not the kind of person to rage quit after dying for several times in the same level. I definitely recommend it!
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
14 of 16 people (88%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
19.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 1
Boson ✕

Hummm thats a fun name, well funny i dont know but....
That a fun name.... LeL....

Anyway in Boson ✕ you will need to jump on platform especially the blue one.

Why ?

Blue platform will give you energy. When reaching 100% (Sh!t Happen)The whole level will change... Music and colours includ.

Well you will be tripping like hell and generally.... Die O_O

So after you reach 100% the whole world will change including the environment/music.
Then so ? Well try to beat your record....

Get 100% then continue without dying...
It require sick reflex and also knowing the map pattern perfectly if possible, cause yeah in this game there are pattern you can memorize, this will help you to make sick record., or not.... ^^

Still i am kinda a noob to this game and playing on a laptop keyboard does not help i guess.. :/


So this is boson ✕

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjLIUzQO1d8


Worth your monney if you enjoy such tripping game like that.

Am French my english is not perfect x) ..........
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 2
Really addictive game 7/10. Runner game
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Most Helpful Reviews  Overall
52 of 56 people (93%) 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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57 of 66 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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44 of 49 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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36 of 37 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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93 of 129 people (72%) found this review helpful
138 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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34 of 36 people (94%) found this review helpful
18 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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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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28 of 31 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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