Hot Pixel (PSP)

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Hot Pixel is a casual game happening in a pixellized universe mixed from street culture, digital lifestyle and old-school style video games. It consists of 200 micro games, randomly selected from the pool in one mode, or grouped together into 10 episodes in a second mode, linked together by cut-scenes featuring the teenager DJON.

Each micro game lasts only a few seconds, similar to the WarioWare games. During this short time limit, the player has to work out what he is supposed to do aided by a short sentence that appears when the game starts. There are also a number of tutorials and training modes. After clearing a set number of micro games the player is presented with a longer "boss" micro game which is generally more challenging in order to clear the level. Some of the games have suggestive themes or crude content.

By going through the games, new ones are unlocked or presented with different modes, such as the removal of the time limit. Other features include a rating mode for the different characters, music jukebox, a list of unlocked video segments, and playlists to compile a list of favourite games or share it through the internet or memory sticks. The playlists come with 3 modes: Challenge (play through a selection), Survive (try to keep playing for a set amount of time) and Freeplay. There is an Ad Hoc multiplayer mode to compete against a friend for the best score. Playing well fills a gauge. When maxed out, it can be used to send a "disturber" that modifies the opponent's screen display.

Some of the micro games use concepts of popular games such as Battlezone and Breakout. Additional games can be downloaded from the developer's website and are imported via a memory stick.


Hot Pixel PSP Don't crash
Hot Pixel PSP Catch!
Hot Pixel PSP Flap your wings
Hot Pixel PSP Difficulty selection

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GameCell UK 2007 9 out of 10 90
Game Revolution Nov 07, 2007 B 75
Defunct Games Nov 13, 2007 70 out of 100 70
TotalVideoGames (TVG) Jun 22, 2007 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot Oct 12, 2007 6.5 out of 10 65
Pocket Gamer UK Jun 22, 2007 6 out of 10 60 (UK) Jun 20, 2007 6 out of 10 60
1UP Oct 09, 2007 5.5 out of 10 55
GameSpy Oct 12, 2007 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
PAL Gaming Network (PALGN) Nov 05, 2007 3.5 out of 10 35


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Vincent Descubes (61) added Hot Pixel (PSP) on Sep 09, 2007