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Dennis Feeback On April - 4 - 2013

Publisher/Developer: Super Icon

life of pixel logo

What they say: Life of Pixel – a platform adventure.
Pixel was a little green pixel who was tired of being part of the crowd. Pixel wanted to see more…
Pixel found a World of Retro joy! It was time to find out about his background…
A time when the humble Pixel ruled!

life of pixel 1

What I say: Life of Pixel got kind of a bad rap when it was first released. Apparently there were a few issues with the game but developer Super Icon released a patch that addressed those issues. Life of Pixel is an old skool platformer at heart but with a cool twist; each set of levels is based off of an old game system or computer. A lot of classic systems are represented. Everything from the Atari 2600 to the Commodore to the original Game Boy. Each set of levels goes out of its way to emulate the system they are representing. Even the music does a pretty good job of invoking the style of the system being emulated.

life of pixel 2

Fortunately the game play shines as well as the art style. It takes its cues straight from the best platformers of the respective systems and the game is challenging…very challenging. This will be no easy trek. Add in a hidden gem on each level and you will certainly keep yourself busy for a while trying to master this challenging yet rewarding game. It is a great deal of fun and for its price, it can’t be beat.

Rating: 7/10

Life of Pixel is playable on PS VIta and Playstation Mobile devices.

Support great indie games like Life of Pixel! Purchase a PSN card here!

Would you like to win a PSN download voucher for this fun game? We have two to give away! To enter just friend @adarkerimage on twitter then drop me an e-mail with your twitter name at dennis (at) adarkerimage.com. Monday April 8th at 8:00 PM EST I will draw two winners. Winner will be notified by e-mail and posted here!

Update 04/08/2013: The winners are…

Jonathan Andrade

Justin Preston

Look for another giveaway very soon!

Categories: Reviews, Video Games

3 Responses

  1. Mateus Goncalves says:

    Mateus Goncalves

  2. Tina says:

    This is actually quite a fun game on the Vita – it’s great when you’ve got a little extra time on your hands.

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