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Review: PixelJunk Eden 2

It delights me to see Q-Games add more entries to the PixelJunk series, especially a sequel to Eden. It's arguably not the best of the bunch, but Eden – a minimalistic platformer about catching plumes of pollen to reinvigorate garden ...

 
 
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Take a look at this killer Spike Chunsoft Steam sale

I have this weird relationship with Steam sales. The large seasonal sales offer so many games that I struggle to find anything of interest. But the smaller scale sales? I can't stop myself from falling for them over and over and over again,...

 
 
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Review: PixelJunk Monsters 2

It feels like it's been ages since Q-Games dabbled in tower defense with the original PixelJunk Monsters. The studio has taken quite a few detours since then, all of which have have been interesting in their own right, but the time has fina...

 
 
 
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PixelJunk Monsters 2 has a short but sweet demo on PS4 and PC

I was delighted to hear that Q-Games was making a sequel to PixelJunk Monsters. I like the whole PixelJunk line, but Monsters is a particular highlight -- it's one of my favorite tower defense games ever. The studio has released a demo for ...

 
 
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PixelJunk Monsters 2 is set for PC, PS4, and Switch

At long last, we're getting a full-fledged, honest-to-goodness PixelJunk Monsters 2. I'm thrilled! The tower defense sequel sports a new look and it's heading to PC, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch. Q-Games and publisher Spike Chunsoft ...

 
 
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PixelJunk is coming to mobile with Eden Obscura

It's hard to name a favorite in Q-Games' excellent PixelJunk series, but the zen platformer PixelJunk Eden is certainly up there for me. You know, it might just be my number one. The studio is returning to that game concept with Eden Obscur...

 
 
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PixelJunk Monsters rated for Wii U

While Q-Games isn't a first-party Sony developer, they've had a longstanding relationship, putting out tons of games on the PS3, PSP, and Vita -- so it makes sense that some people see it that way. But Q also has a good relationship with Ni...

 
 
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PixelJunk Shooter Ultimate is great (and now on Steam!)

Mmm, fluid dynamics. Double Eleven has brought PixelJunk Shooter Ultimate to Steam at long last. This package repurposes Q-Games' darling twin-stick shooters into a cohesive, singular experience with an optional new visual style and improve...

 
 
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Review: Nom Nom Galaxy

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 gam...

 
 
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More PixelJunk! Nom Nom Galaxy hits PS4 next week

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 galactic soup c...

 
 
 
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Pay what you want for Little Inferno, Super Hexagon, and more

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 Hexagon, and Natural ...

 
 
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Nom Nom Galaxy hits Early Access today at a discount

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 $9. While this i...

 
 
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PixelJunk Inc. becomes Nom Nom Galaxy

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?) Going forwar...

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

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 normal price. Q-Gam...

 
 
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PixelJunk Shooter heading to PC, Mac, Linux next month

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 distribution platforms lik...

 
 
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PixelJunk Inc. looks mmm mmm good

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 game at PAX Prime ...

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

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 about robots and...

 
 
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PixelJunk Monsters headed to Steam with online co-op

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, gamepad support, an...

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

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 $13.99, so "fre...

 
 
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PS Vita gets PixelJunk Monsters: Ultimate HD on July 30

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 users, respective...

 
 
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PixelJunk Monsters: Ultimate HD announced for Vita

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: Ultimate HD will b...

 
 
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Q Games partnering with Limbo Vita dev Double Eleven

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 two are said to...

 
 




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