Q-Games Archive

  • PixelJunk Shooter Ultimate Blasts Off on PS4 and Vita this Summer

    PixelJunk Shooter Ultimate Blasts Off on PS4 and Vita this Summer

    Well, this is a bit odd. Yesterday, Double Eleven send over a press email under embargo until March 6th, but then today took to the PlayStation blog to announce the embargoed news. So, the lid is off and the secret is out: PixelJunk Shooter Ultimate […]

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  • Review: PixelJunk Shooter (Steam)

    Review: PixelJunk Shooter (Steam)

    It would be hard to deny that Q-Games has made some of the best and most unique downloadable games for PlayStation systems since the studio began developing games under the PixelJunk moniker. Racers, Monsters, Eden, Shooter, SideScroller, and 4AM each provide a different visual aesthetic […]

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  • Indie Quickie: PixelJunk Monsters Ultimate

    Indie Quickie: PixelJunk Monsters Ultimate

    It takes a lot longer to fully review a game than it does to get a good sense of what a game is. Even with a full-time staff of writers it would be impossible to fully review the thousands of games that are released every […]

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  • Review: PixelJunk 4am

    Review: PixelJunk 4am

    Driving home from work the other night, I saw a bumper sticker on a nearby car that said, “When words fail, music won’t.”  At first that bumper sticker struck me as something akin to one of those bland, generic “Proud Parent of an Honor Student” […]

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  • Review: PixelJunk SideScroller

    Review: PixelJunk SideScroller

    I grew up in the foothills of a small town in Arizona in an era when arcades mattered.  The town had three arcades at one point, and there was always a giddy level of nervous joy when we would drive into town and I would […]

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  • Gravity Crash and PixelJunk Shooter – PSN’s Dynamic Arcade Shooter Duo

    Gravity Crash and PixelJunk Shooter – PSN’s Dynamic Arcade Shooter Duo

    Arcade shooters have come a long way since the coin-op days, and I can’t think of two recent games that exemplify that fact more than Just Add Water’s Gravity Crash and the latest work of creative genius from Dylan Cuthbert’s Q-Games, PixelJunk Shooter. Both games […]

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  • [Sony Gamers’ Day 09] PixelJunk Monsters Gets Deluxe PSP Port

    [Sony Gamers’ Day 09] PixelJunk Monsters Gets Deluxe PSP Port

    Q-Games’ brilliant PS3 tower defense game PixelJunk Monsters is on its way to PSP this fall as PixelJunk Monsters Deluxe, a “remixed” port of the original PJ Monsters — plus all the PJ Monsters Encore content — newly expanded with exclusive new content just for […]

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  • SCEA Pre-E3 Judge’s Day: PixelJunk Eden Mesmerizes

    SCEA Pre-E3 Judge’s Day: PixelJunk Eden Mesmerizes

    Watching this new PixelJunk Eden trailer all by itself, I honestly have no idea what’s going on, but in some strange way it’s completely mesmerizing to behold. To me it looks like microscopic organisms jumping and flinging around some psychedelic underwater garden, which I discovered […]

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