1 February 2013, Singapore – Pixel People, a city building simulation game is cooking up a storm in the Apple App Store and worldwide mobile game news sites since its release in the app store less than two days ago. Pixel People is a free download iPhone & iPad game, developed by Singapore based game developer LambdaMu Games and published by Chillingo, who published hits like Angry Birds, Cut the Rope and many more.
Pixel People uses the simple concept of earning cash, building and expanding a space town called Utopia… blah blah blah been there done that in many other games. But the interesting & addictive twist is splicing genes of residents and combining their skills to discover new Pixel People to fill up job spaces in this thriving city. With 150 jobs to be uncovered by the mix ‘n’ match of genes of the residents and earn a sweet bonus for every 11 love hearts collected when your residents fall in love, there is almost no downtime in this game.
Here are some of the ratings & quotes on Pixel People by renown game sites:
“Pixel People takes an apocalyptic future and makes it hopeful, cheerful and bright—if it’s where freemium games are headed, we have a lot to look forward to.” — Touch Arcade, 5/5
“Pixel People is an excellent and addictive mash-up of town building and element combining. Download it!”— IGN, 9.0/10
“Seriously good” — Computer & Videogames, 8/10
“It’s got charm in spades, depth of play and an awful lot of content to keep your fingers busy for a long time to come.” — Modojo, 4.5/5
“Simple, elegant and endlessly entertaining” — Kotaku
“The game strikes a great balance between accessibility, with its loveable pixelated population, familiarity, and innovation…” — EDGE