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Pixel Purge

rated 4.46 / 5 stars
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Action - Shooter - Multidirectional

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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.


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!



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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Rated 5 / 5 stars


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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Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

Could be better...

Okay, first off let me say that the concept of this game is good. An old retro shooter is a tried-and-true formula that you have to be truly and creatively stupid to f**k up. However, shooters like this don't need story. It is unnecessary fluff that distracts from the gameplay, if only for a brief moment.

the gameplay itself is decent, but an annoying glitch around the edges of the area seems to kill one's chances of continuing. the WASD control scheme was affected by this more than the arrows, but when I approached an edge every single key would direct me towards that edge, sometimes for several seconds, and I ended up losing large chunks of health in this manner. Other than that, a sterling effort.

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

a ltiile too hard

its ok but still cool


Rated 5 / 5 stars

After lvl 100 no end?

Love this game so much got to lvl 100, got all medals, why dont they make more games like this good !!!