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Pixel Purge

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rated 4.46 / 5 stars
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Genre:
Action - Shooter - Multidirectional
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shooter
pixel
retro
purge

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Sep 7, 2010 | 11:31 AM EDT
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Evasion Expert (Bronze) 5 Points Don't get hit for 30 seconds.
High Score (Bronze) 5 Points Acquire a score of 100,000 or greater.
Slayer of the Peon King 5 Points Defeat the largest Peon.
Level Climber (Silver) 10 Points Reach level 10
Slayer of the Grunt King 10 Points Defeat the largest Grunt.
Slayer of the Miner King 10 Points Defeat the largest Miner.
Slayer of the Splitter King 10 Points Defeat the largest Splitter.
Slayer of the Waver King 10 Points Defeat the largest Waver.
Hardcore (Platinum) 25 Points Don't spend any skill points and reach level 10 or greater.
Marksman 25 Points Accurately land 50 shots without a single miss.
Mine Sweeper 25 Points Destroy 50 mines in a single game.
Platinum Chain 25 Points Reach a kill chain of 1000
Slayer of the Fume King 25 Points Defeat the largest Fume.
Slayer of the Seeker King 25 Points Defeat the largest Seeker.
Slayer of the Shield King 25 Points Defeat the largest Shield.
Slayer of the Vessel King 25 Points Defeat the largest Vessel.
Terminator (Gold) 25 Points Defeat 1000 enemies in a single game.
Bestiary Complete 50 Points Completely fill your bestiary by defeating 20 of each enemy in the game.
Master Trophy Collector 50 Points Acquire all Trophies.
Defender of Pixela-RT 100 Points 100% the game (Acquire a gold star on the main menu for both Trophy and the Bestiary buttons)

Author Comments

The world of pixels is in dark times, a purge is on the horizon...

Pixel Purge is an incredibly polished arcade shooter featuring fast-paced gameplay, tons of upgrades, stunning graphics and effects, 50 achievements, and more.

CONTROLS

WASD or Arrow Keys - Move Around

Space, Esc, or P - Pause / Upgrade Menu

Left-Click - Shoot

M - Mute

Special thanks to Francine Louise for the excellent voice talent!

Reviews


someone4someone4

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Great!

It´s a very good game, congrats :P



JaredWJaredW

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

argh!!

Wow this game is addictive!! It's hard to come up with a decent strategy. Very nicely done. The thunder sound effect was weird though.



LeMarchandLeMarchand

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

It's "Geometry Wars" meets "Amorphous+".

With some RPG elements added. The music was good, but with only one track it got kind of stale by the time I achieved "Defender of Pixela-RT". Also, a possible improvement an (unlockable) option like Amorphous+'s Hardcore Mode, where you encounter every type of enemy right from the start.

For those having trouble getting the high chain trophies, (make sure you have all bronze and silver trophies so you can upgrade these right away,) focus on fire rate, but put at least one point into spread. Move as little as possible, except to pick up a shield. By minimizing pixel pickup, you'll eventually destroy 500-1000 enemies without the difficulty rising to the point where it's impossible to not get hit at least once.


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ElectricBlueMaxElectricBlueMax

Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

Almost great

Simple yet addicting gameplay. Creative storyline. Really nice achievement system and unlockable storyline. I liked it, and would like to call it one of my all time favorites.

However, there were some flaws that just ruined it for me. The main one was the difficulty ramp. It's fairly easy for most of the game, but then the one last "Platinum Chain" achievement is virtually impossible. I don't mind difficult games, but I don't like the way this one sneaks up on me. When I spend a few hours on a game I like to be able to finish it.

One way to fix this would be to increase the bonuses. It would also be nice if they were something other than just extra skill points. Skill points are nice, but get kind of boring.

That's about all the flaws though. Overall good game. Good luck in future submissions.


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NitiratNitirat

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Awesome

Great game! Just thinking, maybe 2 more categories to upgrade: movement speed and weapon power. I know you can upgrade fire spread and speed, crit chance and piercing, but an increase to base power would be nice. and the ship is quite agile but maybe it could start a bit slower? to accomodate this, maybe upgrade points could be given out a bit more readily.

But yeah, good fun, old-skool game!


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