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Name the Next PixelJunk Game!

Dylan Cuthbert's Avatar Posted by President and Executive Producer, Q-Games Ltd.

Big big news today! We are releasing the first screenshots and video of the next PixelJunk game! For those of you who have been following my page on Facebook which has been slowly teasing you since last week, this is the day you’ve all been waiting for!

And… to top it all we are also launching a naming competition! Yes, you heard it right, instead of choosing the name ourselves for PixelJunk 1-4 we would like YOU to name the game for us. This is for those real PixelJunk fans out there, because your name will go into the credits of the game and be immortalized for all eternity (or for a few years at least).

Anyway, first things first, go to the site and look at the concept art, watch the work-in-progress video, and think up a name: http://pixeljunk.jp/namingcontest

It’s looking pretty nice so far we think. We’ve implemented a fluid simulation sandbox with lots of different fluids and interactions and it’s simply a lot of fun to play just by itself, but on top of that we have a really cool “thrust” based game where you can shoot at monsters and carry stuff around to solve the puzzles in each area. The goal is to save the survivors, but what are they survivors of? As you delve deeper into the caverns you’ll learn more about what their predicament is – yes, this time there will be a bit of a story; which is a first in the PixelJunk series so far.

Oh, and we’ll give out free t-shirts to the winner of the naming contest and also to the five runners up, so definitely submit an idea no matter how silly you think it might be, we might just use it. We will pick the winner from a hat containing the names of all the people who submitted the same idea, so send your ideas in by May 11th, which is the closing date for the competition. We will then choose 5 runner up ideas and do the same thing for each one. We’ll then design a logo for the name and announce the winner a few weeks afterwards.

Good luck!


“SCEA Is Not Responsible For Nor Is A Sponsor Of This Contest.”

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LLAMACODE said:

April 29th, 9:41 am

I say it should be called
“Elements”

Anubis80 said:

April 29th, 9:41 am

Looks good. I might buy this on release.

AguilarX said:

April 29th, 9:41 am

i entered pixeljunk adventures, hopefully you guys would pick it hehehehe

TwinTurboJosh said:

April 29th, 9:41 am

Liero

mywhitenoise said:

April 29th, 9:43 am

Already submitted mine,
PixelJunk: Earth

AguilarX said:

April 29th, 9:44 am

nice trailer btw!!!!

UltimaChocochu said:

April 29th, 9:46 am

I have to go with PixelJunk Adventures BECAUSE
I thought it would work while watching, and then was like darn someone else thought the same as I did, but still it looks like an dungeon adventure so yeah.

Thrasher20 said:

April 29th, 9:46 am

Pixel Junk: Jeff Rubenstein

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    Jeff Rubenstein said:

    April 29th, 10:42 am

    APPROVED!

    Stop the contest! :-)

mywhitenoise said:

April 29th, 9:46 am

@8, I would choose that one.

blindrocket said:

April 29th, 9:48 am

Excellent! Thanks for having this contest. :)

jipmg said:

April 29th, 9:50 am

Id go with:

Pixel junk element

or

Pixel junk earth

I like element the best

Blkant said:

April 29th, 9:50 am

I want another tour of your offices etc. That last video where you guys went to the shrine etc. was funny, not that it was meant to be funny I don’t think but it was still fun to watch :P

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    Jeff Rubenstein said:

    April 29th, 10:44 am

    Dylan is a funny guy, that\’s what I was hoping you all would see.

Stinkinmushroom said:

April 29th, 9:51 am

OMG!!! Again the music is freakin awesome and the gameplay looks so cool and fun! day one!

PS: Here’s a Name: “Pixeljunk: This game looks Awesome”

Jon_Mclane said:

April 29th, 9:52 am

Pixeljunk flOw

enewtabie said:

April 29th, 9:54 am

PixelJunk: Survive!

KingSmashy said:

April 29th, 9:57 am

PixelJunk: Subterranea

KingSmashy FTW!

Gimme Tee-Shirt…

mgrantz said:

April 29th, 9:57 am

Day one purchase for me. Looks great!

AguilarX said:

April 29th, 9:58 am

@ 7 damn, we think a like bro. i thought it kinda felt pixel junky and oldskool. thats why i entered it. fits with pixel junk monsters and racers.

Gambit07 said:

April 29th, 9:59 am

Wow, looks amazing! You guys should be called, Gods of 2-D.

Letters2Kay said:

April 29th, 10:00 am

I submitted 2 ideas, but I’m not giving them out for anyone to copy… :s WTF? Let’s hope for all those dropping their ideas that Q goes with the earliest submission of a given name…

@ Jon_Mclane

I had that same idea! ;)

buckethead13 said:

April 29th, 10:00 am

pixeljunk: elemental caves
pixeljunk: caverns
pixeljunk: lavatubes
pixeljunk: caves
pixeljunk: fire and water
pixeljunk: volcano
pixeljunk: paradise
pixeljunk: scorcher
pixeljunk: radiant
pixeljunk: thermal

Nynja said:

April 29th, 10:03 am

Meltdown… submitted.

jbullfrog23 said:

April 29th, 10:05 am

Another great PixelJunk game to support. Looking forward to playing already.

VixDiesel said:

April 29th, 10:09 am

Looks really cool and I can’t wait. Definite buy for me. Online play would be a plus!!!

LordMetzen said:

April 29th, 10:10 am

OMG I’ll save some money right now for that game, that trailer is awesome, gameplay looks very solid and fun.

PixelJunk: Cell

inveigle said:

April 29th, 10:12 am

Looks great, can’t wait to try it out! Thank you Q-Games!

ye11owpharmacy said:

April 29th, 10:13 am

That trailer was awesome. I hope the game has a soundtrack track similar to the music in the trailer.

Ausohoj said:

April 29th, 10:13 am

@ 21

You stole my idea! Which one of your ideas was mine however, I’ll never tell.

KatanaStrikes said:

April 29th, 10:14 am

HOLY CRAP!!!!

This looks absolutely fantastic!

Wow, you guys are great. I don’t know how you keep coming up with these great concepts and games.

Day 1 for me after watching the video. Love it. Don’t care what it’s called, I just want it!

TheInfectedBy590 said:

April 29th, 10:15 am

This game looks like a lot of fun! :D

ROLO_ONFIRE said:

April 29th, 10:16 am

pixeljunk coño
pixeljunk butterfly
pixeljunk NOT eden
pixeljunk 4th
pixeljunk junk
pixeljunk fly

Dark_Vincent said:

April 29th, 10:16 am

Dylan, will this game have any sort of multiplayer like the others?

I love PixelJunk games and Q-Games!

eksMAN said:

April 29th, 10:17 am

awesome! n i got a great name in mind :)

djtortilla said:

April 29th, 10:20 am

pixeljunk rescue
pixeljunk hero
pixeljunk searcher

you guys are awesome, your games are so original and so worth the price

ShaigunJoe said:

April 29th, 10:20 am

Is this game going to have cooperative play? If not, I’ll pass, monsters and eden was way to fun with friends to ever go back.

ROLO_ONFIRE said:

April 29th, 10:20 am

pixeljunk subsistance
pixeljunk solid
pixeljunk bros.
pixeljunk noname
pixeljunk unknown

phinnv8 said:

April 29th, 10:22 am

The Elements suggestion sounds good.

PS3 needs cross game voice chat.

remanutd5 said:

April 29th, 10:23 am

it should be called Pixeljunk Tierra

Sigmakan said:

April 29th, 10:23 am

I’m going to win. Just letting everyone know now ;)

djtortilla said:

April 29th, 10:24 am

pixeljunk cargo

pixeljunk loader

pixeljunk digger

pixeljunk caves

draggingalake said:

April 29th, 10:25 am

PixelJunk: Amalgamation

stlthriot said:

April 29th, 10:29 am

Definitely looks awesome, I like the flowing water and fire when they shoot out a wall. :D

Will all of the gameplay take place in caves of sorts?

Vengeful-Chaos said:

April 29th, 10:29 am

I would like to nake it pixeljunk: Vengeful-Chaos.

Mirage749 said:

April 29th, 10:31 am

This looks absolutely fantastic. It might be my first purchase of a PixelJunk game.

Zookey said:

April 29th, 10:34 am

Wow. I wasn’t really into your other games (not my thing, they were well built, but just not my thing) but this looks way more up my alley LOL! I have no idea for a name, but I will pick it up!

MakasuUS said:

April 29th, 10:36 am

Im going to win, PixelJunk Dwellers!

Darnell0216 said:

April 29th, 10:38 am

Definite purchase when it’s released. There are several titles that come to mind. We’ll see which is the lucky one when it comes out.

sazonsombra69 said:

April 29th, 10:39 am

Pixel Junk: Environmental issues.

L_Spencer said:

April 29th, 10:41 am

PixelJunk Zetta
PixelJunk Second Stage
PixelJunk Season 2

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