X360 Thursday, January 18, 2007 | 9:59 AM

Boom Boom Rocket for XBLA

Boom Boom Rocket for XBLA

It's a small surprise, but why not after all. Electronic Arts announced the release this spring of Boom Boom Rocket, a Xbox Live Arcade title developed by Bizarre Creations. It certainly looks like it shares a few things with Geometry Wars, but I'm certainly not complaining at all. First screen inside.


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Commented on 2007-01-18 10:42:25
Cool. doesn't look like it plays like geometry wars. I wonder if it will be a game that we play to the beat of a song. Like elite beats or some kind of DDR.
Commented on 2007-01-18 10:43:12
shame it's only gonna feature a few songs of which I probably don't like one
Commented on 2007-01-18 10:43:15 In reply to threesixty
Posted by threesixty
Cool. doesn't look like it plays like geometry wars. I wonder if it will be a game that we play to the beat of a song.
From what i've read yes, that's true. And i am pretty sure that it was this game i was reading about :P
Commented on 2007-01-18 10:59:50
about time we had a new acrade game with some "effort" put into it.
Commented on 2007-01-18 12:16:09
Looks great fun!
Commented on 2007-01-18 12:20:24
so i take it this isnt like chu chu rocket. dang i would have bought that for sure.
Commented on 2007-01-18 12:42:15
what about Settlers of Catan, Bizarre? Although this looks quite nice, it's from EA . . ... makes me feel uneasy

besides, I cannot see that SerpentineDBol font anymore, it's heavily overused ;)
Commented on 2007-01-18 12:56:00
Omg.....it looks like that "great" Playstation 2 launchgame called Fantavision....:/
Commented on 2007-01-18 14:04:44
Settlers was fantastic :D still one of my faves.
Commented on 2007-01-18 14:25:30
interesting. GW is still a stellar HIT!
Commented on 2007-01-18 14:51:23
Looks interesting. But I refuse to support EA in any way until they discontinue their horrid business practices.
Commented on 2007-01-18 15:07:42
lol ea may suck but give the game a break its not it's fault it was born from evil... just like i can't blame cc3 lol
Commented on 2007-01-18 17:39:03
I will just pretend I am supporting Bizzare instead of EA.
Commented on 2007-01-18 18:53:56 In reply to Kai_Ozu
Greatest launch title ever.
Commented on 2007-01-18 19:08:28
it really does look like fantavision, you know in that game if you didnt manage to get do anything within a minute of starting a new game it crashed...just thinking about it puts me off this game....
Commented on 2007-01-18 22:40:12
meh
Commented on 2007-01-18 22:43:03
Looks awesome..rythm game?
Commented on 2007-01-19 00:55:03 In reply to Kai_Ozu
Haha, I was about to post this if someone else hadn't.
Commented on 2007-01-19 01:59:59 In reply to Kai_Ozu
thats what came to my mind too lol!
Commented on 2007-01-19 10:12:17
anyone who quotes that image again will get two days.
Commented on 2007-01-19 18:05:53
hehe boom boom
Commented on 2007-01-20 14:30:20 In reply to Kai_Ozu
Hahaha, I was going to say that actually. Fun little game, especially if it's going to be like $5.

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