by: Noodlecake Studios Inc • 6.2K
Android is doing the dusting to old style pixelated arcade games when we thought that genre was dead. Commander Pixman is the proof that Atari-like games are livelier than ever.
You embody a space explorer (made up by, let's say 4 or 5 pixels) which mission is to advance through platforms full of obstacles and dangers while killing aliens on his way. There are over 135 levels to master, hundreds of aliens to kills and lots of handicaps to avoid (mines, prickles, cliffs, etc.). However, there are also gravitational platforms and other items that will help you to beat each level.
We forgot to say that times matter: your score (three-stars score system) will depend on how fast you're killing the enemies and reaching the goal. As its developers say: be ready to die, and die a lot. Lucky you: you're not in a real Arcade and you won't see "Insert coin" after got killed.
If you're fond of pixelated graphics, you'll love this game, otherwise, you eyes will bleed. Controls are intuitive due to a simple screenpad: left/right arrows to move on the left side, a button for jumping and another one to attack, both on the right side. Retro electro music is just lovely.
In a nutshell: lots of levels, retro-feeling and addictive gameplay. Recommendable.
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by Manu , Appszoom
Jun 08, 2012
Retro action-platformer for the Android platform! Fast-paced action, gun with your hands, 135 levels to master, hundreds of enemies to kill and thousands of traps to avoid! Everything is packed with retro style and responsive controls!
Guide trapped Andrew "Pixman" Blazkowicz to leave the alien base. Destroy every creature, jump over treacherous holes and traps on his way. Find your rocket and get the heck out of there!
"Lovers of 8bit games, platformers or portals are sure to love every second of Commander Pixman and that’s what makes it worthy of the Editors Choice award!!" - TouchGen
"Extremely satisfying. Who knew eight seconds could leave you feeling so proud?" - TouchArcade
"Extremely challenging. Have fun, and prepare to die!" - AndroidRundown
"Commander Pixman is a neo-retro fan's delight. The graphics look astounding" - 148apps
"A solid pick for gamers" - Appspy