|Developer(s) Terminal Reality|
Engine Infernal Engine
|Platform(s) Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, GameCube, Xbox, Xbox 360, OnLive|
Release date(s) October 28, 2003WindowsNA: October 28, 2003PlayStation 2NA: November 10, 2003EU: December 10, 2004GameCubeNA: November 26, 2003XboxNA: November 26, 2003EU: November 26, 2004Xbox OriginalsJanuary 26, 2009
Genre(s) Run and gun, Third-person shooter
BlowOut is a 2003 side-scrolling action video game developed by Terminal Reality and published by Majesco, released for the GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox, and Microsoft Windows. It is a run-and-gun shoot-em-up in the tradition of games such as Contra and Metal Slug, with a power-up-based exploration structure akin to Metroid. In the game, the player takes the role of John "Dutch" Cane, a space marine sent to check up on researchers on the space platform "Honour Guard" only to discover that they have been horribly mutated.
On January 26, 2009, the game was released on the Xbox Live Marketplace as part of the Xbox Originals program.
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