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Psycho Pigs UXB (ZX Spectrum)

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Description

The object of Psycho Pigs UXB is to eliminate your opponents (who are pigs) by throwing bombs at them. When thrown, the bombs will count down from the number shown on the bomb, exploding when they reach zero or when they hit their target, whichever comes first. Items can be picked up along the way that will help you defeat opponents, like a knapsack that allows you to carry more than one bomb at a time. After certain levels, a bonus game appears, and the object of this game is to attempt to kiss the lady pigs as they pop in and out of holes.


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Psycho Pigs UXB ZX Spectrum Loading screen
Psycho Pigs UXB ZX Spectrum Overview of collectable power-ups
Psycho Pigs UXB ZX Spectrum First round started
Psycho Pigs UXB ZX Spectrum Another round cleared

Alternate Titles

  • "Psycho Pig U.X.B" -- In-game title
  • "Butasan" -- Coin-op title

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Trivia

Advertising

U.S. Gold caused controversy with its advertising - a poster of a partially-clothed woman holding the game box, with two boys staring at her, one saying "I know which one I'd rather play with".

Other versions

The game is a conversion from coin-up systems where it was known as Butasan (also known as "Mr. Pig" and "Pig and Bombers").
B.L. Stryker (20706) added Psycho Pigs UXB (ZX Spectrum) on Aug 02, 2005
Other platforms contributed by FatherJack (32057), Infernos (5302), Martin Smith (63162), LepricahnsGold (73634) and *Katakis* (37741)