Use your godly powers to craft amazing pixel worlds or destroy the universe! Play with physics, over 200 elements and controllable heroes. Make your own games or levels, and then share your creations online. There are no limits to your creativity and imagination!
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Mixed (17) - 58% of the 17 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Mixed (477) - 67% of the 477 user reviews for this game are positive.
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December 6

MAJOR UPDATE - 4 NEW GAME MODES!

Dear Sandboxers

After a long period, we are out of our hibernation and excited to bring a MAJOR update to The Sandbox Evolution on Steam, including

Here are all the details about this update:
  • Sandmix Update
  • Miner Mode
  • Monsters Frenzy
  • Swipe Knight
  • Deep Space

We've been working hard on this one to bring a lot of new contents all at once, as well as many bugs fixes and stability improvements!

http://store.steampowered.com/app/466940/The_Sandbox_Evolution__Craft_a_2D_Pixel_Universe/

Keep sending us all your suggestions - tell us how we can make the game more awesome for you!

http://steamcommunity.com/app/466940/discussions/0/215439774856637116/

Hope you’ll enjoy playing it!
The Sandbox Team


Changelog

  • DEEP SPACE UPDATE


    TIME TO REACH NEW HORIZONS! TRAVEL TO DEEP SPACE AND CREATE ALIEN WORLDS.
    • Add low Gravity to any world. Elements fall slower, jumps become higher!
    • Meet the Astronaut. A new controllable hero eager to make new discoveries.
    • New Vehicle: the Lander can help you travel to new frontiers.
    • New elements to create alien landscapes: Carbonium and Moon Rock.
    • New Enemies! Populate your space worlds with these 3 aliens:
      • Jumper. Jumps around and sticks to any surface.
      • Digger. Eats Moon Rock.
      • Father. He spawns other aliens.
    • Many decorations to bring life to your extraterrestrial settings.

  • SWIPE KNIGHT MODE

    Create your own Dungeon-Crawler game with this new update!
    Ready to explore dungeons full of traps & enemies?
    • 1 new Hero: Swipe Knight, a top-down character who can be upgraded
    • 5 Enemies: Goblin, Shield Goblin, Crossbow Goblin, Miner Goblin and Snake.
    • 4 Spirits: they patrol specific areas and affect your status: Confusion, Ice, Fire, Acid
    • 2 new Hazards: Rotoblade and ElectroCoil.
    • And more: Jump Pad, Moving Platforms, Redirector, Teleportal, Destroyable Vase, Knight Coins.




  • MONSTERS FRENZY

    Monster Frenzy Update! Smash whole cities and fight the army with giant controllable Monsters Creatures!
    Destroy all buildings in a level to win!!
    • 2 new Giant Monsters with immense strength:
      • The Cyclops and his special Mystic Eyeblast attack
      • The Carcinos and his special Crab Typhoon attack

    • 6 Building Segments: make your own skyscrapers by stacking these buildings on top of each other.
      Each has a different power: Rifle Soldier (Attack), Restaurant (Heal), Bouncy (Jump) and Explosive (Explode)

    • 5 new Military Troops and an indestructible Base that spawns them: Fighter Jets, Rifle Soldiers, Homing Rocket Soldiers, Tanks and Helicopters!

  • MINER MODE

    CREATE your own Mining Game! Design the mine layout, add traps and precious ores, then place the Exit. Try it yourself then when ready share it to the Online Gallery!

    PLAY mining levels made by other players! Control the Miner Hero by swiping, upgrade your Pickaxe and win as many levels as you can to rank in the Leaderboards!

    Discover the new Miner elements:
    • 15 different rocks to break
    • 4 Pickaxes upgrades available by combining 3 Ores collected in the mine (Iron, Gold and Diamond)
    • 4 special Hazards & Traps
    • Many more elements: Miner Sign, Color Switches, Color Arrow Traps and Color Doors (in 6 colors), etc.
    • 3 Xmas Elements: The Grouch, the Xmas Bell Tower and the Xmas Gift.


  • SANDMIX UPDATE
    The Sandmix update is here, featuring a collection of new Elements from the most popular thematics of The Sandbox Evolution!

    Over 20 elements to discover in this Sandmix update:
    • Potassium, Blizzard, Sailboat, Bad Brainiac
    • More Humans from different nations and ethnicities.
    • Shield and Speed Power-Ups for all controllable Heroes! (Originally only for Runner)
    • Create stunning chiptune melodies with 2 new instruments: the Drums and the Flute
    • Draw amazing pixel art with 3 new colour palettes
    • Loved our PAC-MAN update? 1 new Ghost and 1 new Power-up will spice up your mazes!
    • A couple of new Decorations!


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Reviews

“The Sandbox Evolution is a great package with tons of creative elements to play with”
8/10 – http://www.darkainarts.com/gamers/review/review-the-sandbox-evolution/

“It has plenty to do, and it’s (usually) easy to find something interesting made by the creative player base....there is plenty to play with, thanks to the community created levels.”
8/10 – GameGrin

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About This Game


Use your godly powers to craft amazing pixel worlds or destroy the universe! Welcome to The Sandbox Evolution, the #1 pixel art world creation game.
Play with physics, over 200 elements and controllable heroes. Make your own games or levels, and then share your creations online. There are no limits to your creativity and imagination!


- Click to drop elements, use your keyboard and mouse to zoom and scroll, control heroes with your gaming controller or keyboard.
- Create or destroy with your mouse!
- Amazing HD pixel art graphics featuring multiple visual effects, parallax scrolling and more
- Build worlds up to 10x bigger than in the previous Sandbox game
- Draw original art or fanboy tributes to your favorite retro characters with over 100 colors
- Create your own levels using Blocks and other Platforming elements
- Compose chiptune melodies and become a retro maestro
- Share your creations in the Online Gallery
- Save and Sync your progress online with Steam or Email
- Follow your favorite Players and Top Creators via the Social Menu
- Full support for the Steam Controller to create worlds and control the heroes characters inside levels made by others players

CREATE YOUR WORLD PIXEL AFTER PIXEL!

- Build a 2D pixel world by mixing and matching over 200 elements to discover their interactions
- Use predefined templates or start from scratch: Music, Pixel Art, Sandbox, Caveman or Avatar
- Manipulate Natural elements: Mud, Water, Sand, Fire, Metal, Electricity, Acid, Lava and more
- Many Heroes with different skillsets: Shoot with Arnold, fly with Fujin or play with Hamster, the cutest of all

OR UNLEASH THE WRATH OF GOD WITH THESE ELEMENTS

- NUKE: Arguably mankind's worst invention, this mega-bomb has devastating effects.
- TORNADO: A super whirlwind makes everything fly away as you guide it through your worlds!
- EARTHQUAKE: Drop an epicenter generator over your worlds to unleash chaos throughout the landscape.
- LIGHTNING: Godlike power at your fingertips! Spawn lightning bolts by tapping anywhere.

A MAJOR EVOLUTION OVER ITS PREDECESSOR: THE SANDBOX!

- even more freedom and creativity, through improved physics and side-scrolling worlds 10x bigger than its predecessor.
- much-improved beautiful pixel art graphics featuring multiple visual effects, parallax scrolling and more
- 5 dedicated Creators modes to embrace every maker player: Create Sandbox, Make Game, Make Laser, Make Chiptunes, Draw Pixel Art
- 9 exclusive campaigns levels themed around several aspects of the gameplay: Genesis, Disasters, Machines, Lasers, Pixel Art as well as the story of some of the new heroes controllable characters: Ninja or Caveman
- easy-to-use game maker that enables players to create a retro-style platformer level in just a matter of seconds!!
- over 200 elements (many of them are new and not present in its predecessor) for players to choose from when designing their worlds, to pick between various entities, game-making blocks, platforms, enemies, portals and characters, pixel art drawing colors, and more.
- innovative “Daily Quests” mode to play some of the most challenging levels made by other players
- full support for the Steam Controller for players to create worlds and control the heroes characters inside levels made by others players.
- new Friends social menu where players can follow their favorite Players and Top Creators


THE GAME MAKER YOU WANTED

- Begin with ready-to-use 4x4 pixel blocks, then add platforms, traps and enemies to spice things up
- Create your own levels using Game Design elements: Controllable Heroes, Platforms, Portals, various Blocks or Spikes
- Place a controllable hero character in your level to instantly add intuitive, direct control
- Congratulations! You just made your very own 8bit pixel platformer level in less than a minute :)

ADD LIFE & BUILD YOUR WORLD

- Bring Life to your worlds with Dogs, Wolves, Bears, Cows, Deer or Sabertooth Tigers
- Spread foliage and numerous tree varieties to bring beauty to your new world
- Decorate with Houses, Castles and Igloos, and create life on your world with AI Humans

INTRODUCE TECHNOLOGY... OR DESTROY IT ALL

- Utilize tech like Batteries, Crosswires, Resistance, Bulbs, Heaters, Coolers, LEDs and multiple Sensors
- Play with Lasers: click to rotate the angle of the light beam and start creating exciting new pixel universes and puzzles!
- Destroy everything you can with C4, Meteorites, Nitro, TNT or even a Nuke

CAMPAIGNS & DAILY QUESTS

- Experience the creation of the universe through a full campaign of 15 levels
- Explore a prehistoric world with the Caveman, and fight Bears and Wolves to recover his child in the Caveman Campaign
- Learn how to draw pixel art like a real artist in the zen drawing Pixel Art Campaign
- Help Fujin, the Ninja of the Wind, collect the Jade Jars and keep them away from evil beings
- New Daily Quests, pulled from the best player creations. Challenge the best in the world, or build your levels for a chance to be featured

BROWSE THE GALLERY AND SHARE ONLINE

- Share your worlds with other players
- Search worlds by keyword or by tags (pixel art, music, arcade, technology or landscape)
- Filter worlds based on the Newest or Hottest creations
- Play the most inspiring worlds and interact with them in various ways
- Rate the creations on 5 stars

JOIN OUR COMMUNITY OF 745,000 FANS!


Each new Update of The Sandbox Evolution will bring even more elements, heroes and campaigns!
You’ll see… no one could ever dream a better world than yours!

Download The Sandbox Evolution and build your world today!

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 SP1 or higher
    • Processor: 1 Ghz
    • Memory: 1024 MB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.1 must be supported by your video card
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 100 MB available space
    • Sound Card: No Specific Requirements
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 SP1 or higher
    • Processor: 2 Ghz
    • Memory: 2048 MB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.1 must be supported by your video card
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 256 MB available space
    • Sound Card: No Specific Requirements

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