If there has ever been a hero with a more delightful sounding name than Bulb Boy, then I haven’t heard it. So what the hell is our lovingly-titled protagonist doing delivering a horror adventure to Xbox One?

Out now and available for download on Xbox One is Bulb Boy, a horror title that has been inspired by Machinarium and Gobliiins.

Priced at £7.19, you’ll find a tale that sees you solving puzzles, fighting off the most horrific of monsters and taking in a tale that twists and turns at every opportunity. Thankfully our hero comes with many talents – not least the chance to unscrew his head (that’s straight out of a horror flick if I ever saw it) in order to light up the way ahead.

If you fancy taking this tale in, are being sold the premise on the back of the promise of some horror, or just love that little chubby Bulb Boy face, then you should be getting over to the Xbox Games Store immediately.

Game Description:

Bulb Boy is an intuitive horror adventure about a boy with a glowing head (alright, it’s a bulb…) inspired by Machinarium and Gobliiins. Solve puzzles, defeat wicked monsters and reveal bulby’s abilities to unfold a twisted tale. Ohhh… And don’t forget to save your Grandpa-raffin and Mothdog from the frightening darkness..

KEY FEATURES:
DEFEAT THE MONSTERS -Explore the Bulb house, that is full of frightening creatures. Defeat the evil in all its forms and bring the light back.
BULB’S TALENTS – Being a boy that is a bulb comes with many talents. Not only does your head light up and allows you to survive electrical shocks, but it can also be unscrewed for use in strange places.
PLAYABLE FLASHBACKS – Play as other family characters. Relive Bulb Boy’s childhood memories to uncover the mystery of the story.
BUBBLE SPEECH – No dialogue, just bubble speech. Watch the story unfold in animated clouds.
SECRETS – There are things in the house waiting to be revealed.
POOP – In many sizes and proportions.

 

 

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