The king of breakout games is back in a special 20th Anniversary Edition with high-res boards, new power-ups, online leaderboards, a boardset editor and more!
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By Ѕtеам 250 December 9, 2018

“Rated 31st best Steam Hidden Gem, with 99% positive reviews from 109 gamers!”

 

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January 10

New DX-Ball 2 Website and Tools

As things have settled down a little after the crazy rush of the holidays, we've finally had a chance to update our old DX-Ball 2 website to reflect the new 20th Anniversary Edition.

Since you've already found us on Steam, most of the information on the site won't be new; however, if you're interested in creating new boards and other content for DX-Ball 2, the new workshop page has a potentially helpful summary of all of the new tools you'll need.

In particular, for the first time ever we've released our tool Texturizer that was used to make all of the textured bricks and backgrounds. This procedural image program was written by Seumas back in 1998, but was still in beta when he passed away and never got publicly released. We're looking forward to seeing what you guys can do with it and don't worry about the big 'Do Not Distribute' message when you open it :)

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December 26, 2018

DLC and Season Pass Out Now!

The first DX-Ball 2 expansion is available now! Board Pack 2 includes 150 re-mastered boards from the original game, 20 all-new anniversary boards, and more than 40 new charms and achievements.

You can get Board Pack 2 for just $2.99 US on its own or grab it as part of the Season Pass and you'll also get the next 3 board packs as soon as they're released.

And if you're still working through the boards in the main game, make sure to try out all of the new features in the new 2.1 update including the gravity paddle, saved games, new difficulty levels and more!

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About This Game

After more than 5 million downloads, the king of break-out games is back in a special 20th Anniversary Edition. Seumas McNally's fan-favourite DX-Ball 2 has been re-mastered for modern PCs while retaining all of the classic brick-breaking action and unique graphic style of the late 90's original.

Features:
  • 150 Boards from the original Board Pack 1 (aka Full Version) plus the all-new anniversary boardset and widescreen variants.
  • Switch between new high-res board textures or the original 90's graphics at any time.
  • 20 classic power-ups plus the all-new gravity-ball, lightning and more!
  • Shoot the ball extra fast to instantly break multi-hit bricks with the new punch paddle!
  • Move the ball from a distance with the gravity push/pull paddle.
  • New saved games allow you to save your progress and continue later.
  • Compete for the best score with new online leaderboards.
  • Includes editing tools and full workshop support for creating and sharing custom boardsets with the community.
  • Collect in-game charms for extra points and achievements.
  • Play in "Classic" mode with only the original features and graphics.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP or Newer
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel 3000 or Better
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 50 MB available space

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