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Warhammer 40K Boltgun Is Out Now – Retro Boomer Shooter Glory For The Emperor

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May 23 2023

The frenetic retro-FPS Warhammer 40K: Boltgun is out today! Only in death does duty end, so what are you waiting for?

It’s time to finish the fight that Captain Titus started.  Warhammer 40K: Boltgun launched today. And now you can get in on all the glory of the retro-90’s shooter aesthetic. Boltgun is a first-person shooter inspired by classics, like Doom, where you play a Space Marine fighting Demons. Only in this game, you play a Space Marine fighting Daemons.

PS Boltgun

via PlayStation.Blog

See the difference? The game might have a retro-90’s aesthetic. But it’s seen through a thoroughly modern design. You can run, jump, charge, and unleash powerful abilities as you find more and more weapons.

But you won’t have to worry about incremental stat bonus upgrades to them.

Warhammer 40K: Boltgun – Out Today

Warhammer 40K: Boltgun promises an action packed campaign full of weapons. With eight iconic weapons, from the titular boltgun through the devastating graviton gun, 40K’s greatest hits are all here.

Combo that with the ability to go into PURGE MODE and you’ve got all the makings of a fast-paced, visceral game:

Load up your Boltgun and plunge into battle headfirst! Experience a perfect blend of Warhammer 40,000, classic, frenetic FPS gameplay and the stylish visuals of your favourite 90’s retro shooters.

Play a battle-hardened Space Marine on a perilous mission across the galaxy, as they battle against the Chaos Space Marines and daemons of Chaos.


In glorious boomer shooter style, unleash your devastating Space Marine arsenal as you blast through an explosion of sprites, pixels and blood. Run, jump and charge across huge levels to shoot, shred and slice the worst heretics across the galaxy!

  • Dive into a visceral combat experience, complete with viciously satisfying gunplay, high mobility and buckets of blood to reward your skills
  • Dominate the battlefield with the awesome firepower and heavy metal of a Space Marine’s devastating arsenal
  • Experience the ultimate homage to retro shooters, blending stylish visuals with fluid, modern FPS gameplay

Try Warhammer 40K: Boltgun on Steam today

For the Emperor!

Author: J.R. Zambrano
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