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The great soup war
You really have to give it to Q-Games. With the notable exception of PixelJunk Shooter 2, it has tried something different with pretty much all of its releases, from slot car races, to tower defense, to music visualizers. Not every game is a smash hit, but they all have something unique to offer, including the newly minted Nom Nom Galaxy.  read feature

PixelJunk

More PixelJunk! Nom Nom Galaxy hits PS4 next week


As for PS Vita, 'never say never'
May 07
Q-Games' Nom Nom Galaxy (previously PixelJunk Inc.) is coming to PlayStation 4 on May 12. The game is a meld of platforming, exploration, building, and base defense. Broadly speaking, players are on a mission to expand their ... read
PS Plus

This week's PS Plus freebie is PixelJunk Monsters: Ultimate HD


Clear some space on your PS Vita
Apr 21
Tomorrow is PixelJunk Monsters: Ultimate HD day for PlayStation Plus members. They're getting the game for free on PS Vita once the PlayStation Store update rolls out. This is a tower defense game -- among the best, if you as... read
Pay $6 or more and you'll also receive Critter Crunch, Hotline Miami, and PixelJunk Monsters Ultimate!
We've partnered up with the fine folks at Humble Bundle, along with a bunch of our indie pals, to present to you a very special Destructoid-curated Humble Bundle! Pay what you want and you'll get Little Inferno, Super Hexago... read feature

Nom Nom Galaxy

Nom Nom Galaxy hits Early Access today at a discount


For a select few
Mar 13
Q-Games' Nom Nom Galaxy, formerly PixelJunk Inc., will be available on Steam's Early Access program today at 9:00 a.m. PST. The time's significant because it will be offered to the first 1,000 buyers at a discounted rate of $... read
PixelJunk

PixelJunk Inc. becomes Nom Nom Galaxy


More fitting of the aesthetic, I'd say
Mar 06
Ahead of BitSummit this weekend, Q-Games has announced a name change for its upcoming PixelJunk Inc., a 2D sandbox game about building a soup empire coming to Steam Early Access on March 13, 2014. (You've seen the .gifs, yes... read
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PixelJunk Shooter Ultimate updates both games for PS4, PS Vita


Yeah, okay!
Mar 05
Double Eleven will continue working on Q-Games' PixelJunk franchise with PixelJunk Shooter Ultimate, announced today for PS Vita and PlayStation 4. If everything goes according to plan, the revamped game -- which is really tw... read

Steam: PixelJunk Eden doubles to-date income in 8 hours


The power of Steam sales
Jan 02
Do you want to see the power of a Steam sale? What happened this week for Q-Games is a perfect example.  Their PixelJunk Eden (amazing game, by the way) is part of a flash sale on Steam, priced at 75 percent off the norm... read
Q-Games

PixelJunk Shooter heading to PC, Mac, Linux next month


Fun with physics
Oct 04
Double Eleven is bringing another Q-Games title to PC this year following its work on PixelJunk Monsters for Steam. Next up is the previously PlayStation Network-exclusive PixelJunk Shooter. It's coming to digital distributio... read
Become a space soup mogul
I feel comfortable going out on a limb to venture that PixelJunk Inc. will be the best game about intergalactic soup empires for a long while. I'd have felt fine with that declaration before my hands-on time with the gam... read feature

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PixelJunk Inc. may be the biggest and best in the series


It's right up there with PixelJunk Monsters
Sep 03
Before playing PixelJunk Inc., I thought it looked like a much more visually appealing take on the Terraria formula. That's not wholly inaccurate -- I mean, you can see it too, right? -- but this lovely cooperative PC game a... read
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PixelJunk Monsters headed to Steam with online co-op


Yet another re-release, but ... co-op!
Aug 02
Even though I'd rather get my hands on PixelJunk Inc. than double dip on yet another Q-Games title, PixelJunk Monsters Ultimate is tempting. It's coming to Steam on August 26, 2013 with local and online cooperative play, game... read
PS Plus

PS Plus: Dokuro for free, Max Payne 3 for eight bucks


PixelJunk Monsters also discounted
Jul 30
This week's addition to the PlayStation Plus Instant Game Collection is Dokuro, a PlayStation Vita puzzler-platformer from Game Arts. It's got skeletons and an art style reminiscent of children's books -- and it's regularly ... read
PixelJunk

PS Vita gets PixelJunk Monsters: Ultimate HD on July 30


Release info locked down for revised Monsters
Jul 17
Double Eleven is giving PixelJunk Monsters a fresh coat of paint for PlayStation Vita later this month. PixelJunk Monsters: Ultimate HD will launch on July 30 and July 31 for North American and European PlayStation Network us... read
PixelJunk

PixelJunk Monsters: Ultimate HD announced for Vita


Well, that's my day made
Jun 25
This is the exact news I was hoping I'd get to cover following word of Q Games' collaboration with Double Eleven. The latter studio is indeed porting a beloved PixelJunk title to PlayStation Vita. PixelJunk Monsters: Ult... read
Q Games

Q Games partnering with Limbo Vita dev Double Eleven


What a pleasant pairing
Jun 24
Double Eleven, the team responsible for bringing games like Frozen Synapse, Limbo, and LittleBigPlanet to PlayStation Vita, is teaming up with PixelJunk studio Q Games, reports GamesIndustry International. The ... read
Not necessarily in that order
In case you aren't aware, PixelJunk Inc. looks to be the raddest game ever. Imagine Castlevania, Metal Slug, Pikmin, and a tower defense all rolled into one. Also, soup everywhere. Naturally, when I got the opportunity to ta... read feature

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The PixelJunk series is half price right now


You should own at least one of these
Mar 27
Did hearing about PixelJunk Inc. put you in the mood for some of Q-Games' other titles? From now until April 9 in North America (and April 10 in Europe), the entire line-up of PixelJunk games is half price. On Steam, it's the... read
PixelJunk 1-6

You've got my full attention, PixelJunk Inc.


A better look at the game formerly known as PixelJunk 1-6
Mar 25
For a while now, Q-Games has been releasing bits and pieces of information on PixelJunk 1-6 with regular development updates on its blog. Today, we've got a trailer and screenshots for this project, which is now being called... read
Pixeljunk FAQ

The meaning of Q-Games' company name is revealed


PixelJunk creator lays it all out in an official FAQ
Feb 07
One could assume the biggest question Q-Games (creator of the PixelJunk series) gets is "where the hell is PixelJunk Monsters 2?!" I guess they got sick of having to repeat themselves, as Q-Games tackles that and more in a br... read

Q-Games explains why PixelJunk 1-6 is coming to PC


Developer isn't leaving PSN behind
Nov 07
It's still unclear what exactly PixelJunk 1-6 is, but it sure looks pretty. The game was announced for PC, which didn't sit well with some fans of Q-Games' prior work. "Given our history with Sony I think people are being rat... read

Finally! New PixelJunk game in development for PC


Codenamed PixelJunk 1-6
Nov 02
Q-Games is teasing us with the very first details on the next PixelJunk game, codenamed PixelJunk 1-6. They say it's different from anything else in their catalog as it's being developed specifically for the PC. It is slated ... read

Indie Royale bundle has PixelJunk Eden, Escape Goat, more


Jun 14
I respect what the folks behind the Indie Royale have been doing, but for me personally, many of the bundles haven't stood out as must-buys. This new one, however -- hell yes! It's got my full support. For less than $5, you c... read

Are you staying up until PixelJunk 4am tonight?


May 15
Q-Games has certainly crafted some interesting experiences with their critically-acclaimed PixelJunk series. From shooters to racers, tower-defense to puzzle platformers, Q's PlayStation downloadables seem to know no bounds.... read

All the PixelJunk games on sale on PSN starting tomorrow


May 07
Have you yet to complete your PixelJunk collection, but have been waiting for a sale? Well, tomorrow is a good day as any because Q-Games is celebrating PixelJunK's 5th Anniversary by dropping the prices of Racers, Monsters,... read

At this point, I think there's at least one game in the ongoing PixelJunk series for everyone. For the longest time, PixelJunk Monsters was the obvious go-to choice for me, but I've since flirted with the idea of giving Pixel... read feature

PixelJunk debuts on Steam with Eden


Jan 27
I was starting to think the PixelJunk series would never end up on Steam. Not so! Q-Games has announced a new version of PixelJunk Eden, due out on February 2. This release includes the five levels from the "Encore" DLC and "... read

The music/rhythm genre is full of experiences that a reductive person might call “performance simulators.” In essence, games like Rock Band lay out a track of notes to hit -- whether with your voice or a controlle... read feature


No, PixelJunk SideScroller is not old-school. Nor is it retro -- OK, maybe a little. But, more than that, it’s a completely contemporary game full of visuals and ideas that feel fresh and original within videogame&rsq... read feature

October 25 is PixelJunk SideScroller day in the US


Oct 17
No, it's not PixelJunk Monsters 2, but that doesn't mean PixelJunk SideScroller isn't worth obsessing over. On the Q-Games Twitter feed, we're told this latest PJ title is set for a North American PlayStation Network release ... read

The title of PixelJunk Shooter was a bit misleading. It was much more of an exploration and puzzle game than an actual shooter. It was a great game (along with its sequel), but not exactly what genre fans wanted. Sidecroll... read feature

Gorgeous PixelJunk SideScroller screenshots from gamescom


Aug 18
[Update: The original screenshots we ran were, in fact, old. Someone let the Ghoulies run wild in the Sony Computer Entertainment Europe offices again. Q-Games sent over the latest batch of images, so check 'em out.] Having c... read






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