PIXELMAN is a retro styled, action-filled, high-score chaser arcade game, where you control the title character in his mission to rescue the citizens of Pixville from the evil Baron Von Pixel and his contraptions.
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Positive (14) - 92% of the 14 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Feb 28, 2018
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February 5

Another Sale, Another Contest!

As you know, right now we're celebrating the Lunar New Year with a big sale, and we want to have another contest!


You can play as any character!

Like before, you´ll need to make a good score to win a free PIXELMAN key. This time it's going to be a little different, you need to make enough points to get into the Top 15 in Arcade Mode.


Big Ben's Score in the one to beat!

Currently to get in you need to make more than 53,300 points. Every time someone gets into the Top 15 it's going to make it harder for the rest, so act fast, you don't need to stay there, just get in, take a screenshot and send it to us!

You can give this key to anyone you want, no restrictions!

Here's the rules:

1) Make enough points to get into the Arcade Mode's Top 15 leaderboard (Tip: Keep your rescue combo going no matter what!).
2) Post a screenshot of your score in PIXELMAN's community boards.
3) Add this account (KindermannCorp) to your friends list (So we can send you the key).
4) Only 1 key per account during the Lunar New Year Sale.
5) The offer ends on February 11th 4PM PST.



That's it! Score high, get a free key, and give the gift of PIXELMAN!

Good luck, and may the rescue combo be with you!

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January 16

Win a Free PIXELMAN Key With Your High Score!

Hey everyone!

We're so happy with the reception PIXELMAN has been getting with this latest discount (it costs less than 60 cents!). We're selling more copies than at launch!

With all these new players, we're starting to see some incredible High Scores in all the boards! Especially a lot of movement in the Arcade Mode Leaderboards.


Revenger23, kamikaze62, Xeno Anomos and Marian0o0 are the heroes Pixville needs!

So we decided to have a little fun with this. Right now we have only 4 players with over 100k points in the Arcade Mode Leaderboards. If you can get a High Score of over 100k points, and post a picture of it in our community, we're going to give you a free PIXELMAN key so you can give it to anyone you want!


You can play as any character!

Here's the rules:

  • 1) Make a High-Score of over 100,000 points in the Arcade Mode leaderboard (Tip: Keep your rescue combo going no matter what!).
  • 2) Post a screenshot of your score in PIXELMAN's community boards.
  • 3) Add this account (KindermannCorp) to your friends list (So we can send you the key).
  • 4) Only 1 key per account that scores over 100k points.
  • 5) The offer ends on January 21st 10AM PST.


That's it! Score high, get a free key, and give the gift of PIXELMAN!

Good luck, and may the rescue combo be with you!
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Reviews

“The simple controls handle beautifully, the pixel art is detailed, colorful and varied, and the unique twists that are added to the genre are welcome and fun.”
Indie Hangover

About This Game


PIXELMAN is a retro styled action-filled, high-score chaser, where you control the title character in his mission to rescue the citizens of Pixville from the evil Baron Von Pixel and his contraptions.
In PIXELMAN you need to keep your combos going to be able to make it into the online leaderboards!

PIXELMAN's gameplay harkens back to a time where every token counted, as was the case with games such as Donkey Kong, Galaga, Moon Patrol and others from the golden era of arcades. You have simple controls and goals, and the difference between being a regular Joe or the king of the arcade is your ability to completely master them.

The citizens of Pixville are counting on you!

How to Play

Controlling PIXELMAN is very simple: you press and hold to go up, release to go down, and you can also use the pad to move faster (but with less accuracy!) Your goal is to rescue the citizens (humans and their pets!) to keep your heroic energy up, and also avoid crashing into buildings, traffic, and Von Pixel’s weapons and traps.
If you don’t rescue anyone for a while, your heroic energy will go down; and if it reaches zero, you´ll lose your powers and fall!

XBox 360 Controllers, Mouse and Keyboards supported (We truly recommend playing with a controller).

Combos

Every time you rescue a Pixelian, your combo meter will go up. Once you’ve rescued 5 in a row, your score will start to multiply! BUT, if you fail to rescue a single soul, you meter will deplete, and you’ll have to start all over again. Keep the combos going for maximum high-scorage!

Power Ups

From time to time, you’ll come across a shield. If you grab it, you’ll activate the power up mode! In this mode, your score and combo meter multiply, your speed goes up, and you can’t get hurt! The bad thing is, it only lasts for one hit, so you better watch out!

Grab an atom and get the power to shoot fireballs! You can accumulate up to 4, if you do, you'll get a super shot! That super shot can destroy everything in its path and do extra damage to the bosses!

PIXELMAN

He’s Pixville’s senior superhero, his superpowers are flying and untying knots really fast. He also loves podiums! His main weaknesses are buildings, bombs, lasers and missiles… nothing that a good power up can’t fix!

PIXELGIRL

She’s Pixville’s new superhero! She’s pretty much like PIXELMAN, but faster and cooler! Once you learn her quirks, she’ll start racking up points like nothing!

PIXELNINJA

He's very mysterious, we don't know anything about him.

Baron Von Pixel

PIXELMAN’s main antagonist is a mustache-twirling villain who hates everyone in Pixville. He managed to buy a few rusty WWI weapons on Craigslist, and he’s not afraid to use them! His main hobby is to tie people up and leave them on top of buildings, trees and cars. Only PIXELMAN can stop his devious schemes!

Podiums

What’s a superhero without a podium to stand on? In PIXELMAN you start on top of a sad soapbox, but to show their gratitude after being rescued, the Pixelians will start building new podiums for you! Can you unlock them all? Are you the hero Pixville needs? Or the hero Pixville deserves? How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?

Online Leaderboards

The game doesn’t have an ending. You can play until your eyes bleed or the speed goes so far up that you can’t control your hero anymore! The goal of the game is to make it to the online leaderboards. And in order to achieve that, you need to maintain your combos going. If you have a high combo and you manage to get a power up, you can make over 1000 points for just one rescue!

Achievements

Can you slalom between 50 rockets? Can you survive over 5 minutes in one gameplay? Can you reach over NINE THOUSAND!!!™ points in one game? If the answer is YES, this is the game for you! We have 28 achievements ready for the hardcore PIXELMAN players to show their skills!

Trading Cards, Badges, Profile Backgrounds and Emoticons

PIXELMAN fully supports all Steam features, you're going to love our Pixelart emoticons!


PIXELMAN Features:

  • State-of-the-art graphics! (by 1987 standards)
  • Catchy music! (that you can turn off, just in case)
  • Incredible cape physics!
  • Awesome pixel explosions!
  • Mesmerizing animated light shows!
  • LASERS!
  • PLANES!
  • TANKS!
  • ROCKETS!
  • BOMBS!
  • DOGS!
  • NINJAS!
  • CATS!

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Microsoft® Windows® XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 10
    • Processor: 1.4 GHz or Faster
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Graphics Card made within the last 4 years (Pixel Shader 3.0, Vertex Shader 3.0)
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 10 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Microsoft Xbox 360 Controller or compatible

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