Life of Pixel is an epic platform adventure game, with amazing gameplay, fun characters, beautiful 8 & 16-bit aesthetics and a lot of heart.
"I don’t mean to gush, but I cannot say enough good things about this great throwback title that nails neo-retro."
Gaming History 101 - 5 out of 5
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"Life of Pixel oozes retro nostalgia at every turn."
CultNoise Magazine - 9 out of 10
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Life of Pixel is a retro delicacy dedicated to the brilliance of classic gaming machines and ground-breaking game favourites. You play as Pixel, the inquisitive little green hero on a quest to explore where pixels began life. Follow his journey through video game history by collecting the bit-gems and unlocking each amazing game machine. Collect the 'Specials' and unlock more! Armed with awesome power-ups, Pixel must vanquish the enemy pixels and bosses who try to thwart him throughout his quest.
With over 100 fun packed levels of platforming goodness! Chock-full of tricks & traps, double jump challenges, gravity inversion, special power-ups and loads of different enemies.
Pixel wants you to help him discover his past and unlock his destiny!
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Take a journey with the wizened Professor Pixel and revisit the golden age of gaming. Featuring a massive variety of beautiful pixel art from classic 8 & 16-bit game systems, such as Amiga, SNES, Mega Drive, Commodore 64, Apple II, Game Boy, NES, Atari 2600, ZX Spectrum & Master System!
Look out for nudges to console classics like Mega Man, Castlevania, Zelda, Streets of Rage, Shinobi, Metroid, Wonder Boy, Pitfall, Sonic & more. Revisit computer legends such as Turrican, Uridium, Jet Set Willy, James Pond, Rick Dangerous, Prince of Persia, Impossible Mission, Exile & lots more.
Special power-ups and equipment with levels featuring puzzles and secrets only accessible using Pixel's new found abilities. Fire pixel from a cannon, reach high areas by bouncing on a trampoline, use the Super Potion to defeat enemies, smash the baddies with the mine cart, deploy the Bomb to destroy walls and uncover hidden secrets!
Dozens of special secrets to uncover and experience. From silly little touches through to great big mega-epic secrets! Look out for jetpacks, bubbles to fly, trampolines, hidden rooms and maps, aeroplanes, skateboards and even a Sinclair C5!
Compete online against other players from all over the world to earn the best level completion times!
We've worked with amazing chip musicians such as Eric Shumaker, Gavin Harrison, Rob Lynch, Ashton Morris and others to create a fantastic chip music soundtrack for the game - and not forgetting the sound effects too! All audio created with either the original hardware or VST based emulation.