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For science! Boson X is available on Android now

11:15 AM on 11.26.2013

Darren Nakamura

Associate Editor

Particle physics for the rest of us

Most of the people I interact with who are into mobile gaming are on iOS, so as an Android user I frequently hear about cool games that I cannot play. Boson X used to fall into that category, as a title that has been available on Apple devices for a couple of months now. Today, that changes. Developer Mu and Heyo announced this morning that its loosely science-themed runner is available on Android.

It plays a bit like Super Hexagon, where twitch reflexes and foresight are the keys to success. The running scientist is controlled by either tapping or holding left or right, depending on whether the player wants to just move or to jump. Despite its simple setup, Boson X looks like it can be quite challenging in the later levels.

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