@!#[email protected]! Q*bert comes to Steam on July 8 in Q*bert Rebooted

Re*berted

It has been a long time since we have seen or heard anything new about the classic arcade game Q*bert. Despite being such an iconic character for its time, the weird orange macaroni-nosed jumper never really rode the wave to persistent videogame superstardom like some of its contemporaries. Sure, there was a cartoon based on Q*bert in the 1980s, and there have been periodic re-releases, but it had not received much of visual update until its appearance in 2012’s Wreck-It Ralph.

Developer Galaxy Pest Control is bringing the new look to a game in Q*bert Rebooted, but it is including the classic game as well. In the updated version, Q*bert will hop around on hexagons rather than squares, and players can expect some of the typical modern trappings like achievements and additional characters. @!#@?!

Q*bert Rebooted is set to release on Steam on July 8 for $4.99, with mobile and tablet releases planned for the future.

Darren Nakamura
Darren is a scientist during the day. He has been a Destructoid community member since 2006, joining the front page as a contributor in 2011. While he enjoys shooters, RPGs, platformers, strategy, and rhythm games, he takes particular interest in independent games. He produced the Zero Cool Podcast for about four years, and he plays board games quite a bit when he can find willing companions.