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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.


Screenshots

Psycho Pigs UXB ZX Spectrum Just disabled one pig
Psycho Pigs UXB Amstrad CPC High Scores
Psycho Pigs UXB Commodore 64 One bomb explodes, another is about to
Psycho Pigs UXB Sharp X68000 Pigs introduction

Promo Images

Psycho Pigs UXB Screenshot
Psycho Pigs UXB Screenshot
Psycho Pigs UXB Screenshot
Psycho Pigs UXB Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Video Game: Anthology - Vol. 6: Butasan" -- Sharp X68000 title
  • "Psycho Pig U.X.B" -- In-game title
  • "Butasan" -- Coin-op title
  • "Arcade Archives: Buta san" -- Nintendo Switch / PS4 title
  • "アーケードアーカイブス ぶたさん" -- Japanese Nintendo Switch / PS4 spelling
  • "ぶたさん" -- Japanese Coin-op spelling

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Critic Reviews

Commodore Force Commodore 64 Aug, 1993 88 out of 100 88
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Oct, 1988 8 out of 10 80
Power Play Amstrad CPC Oct, 1988 64 out of 100 64
Commodore User Commodore 64 Sep, 1988 6 out of 10 60
The Games Machine (UK) ZX Spectrum Oct, 1988 52 out of 100 52
The Games Machine (UK) Commodore 64 Nov, 1988 48 out of 100 48
The Games Machine (UK) Amstrad CPC Nov, 1988 39 out of 100 39
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amstrad CPC Sep, 1988 333 out of 1000 33

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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").
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