Category Archives: Games

Facebook achievements API tools

Why do Facebook make their achievements so difficult to manage?  iOS game centre has a streamlined GUI dashboard that allows achievements to be created, updated and maintained, and Google Play provide a nice GUI to do the same thing. Facebook, on the other hand, force you to build each achievement as a separate HTML file […]

History repeats

Back in 2007, well before iOS and Android were around, Pixelthis released a puzzle game for the mobile phones of the day called Rune Mage.  Rune Mage was available all over the world, but performed particularly well on the Verizon network in the US, where it was part of a catalog called ‘Smashing Games’.  It […]

Video games help slow learners

VIDEO GAMES HELP SLOW LEARNERS A world-first video game solution to help children with learning problems PALMERSTON NORTH, New Zealand – March 26, 2013 – Pixelthis announced today the release of a suite of games for iPad, PC and Mac to detect and treat learning problems in children.  The games have been developed for Napier-based […]

Rescue 1: lift off

iOS (iPad, iPhone, iPod touch) Get Rescue 1 on iTunes! Rescue 1: lift off is an extremely addictive helicopter game along similar lines to ‘Learn to Fly’ on Kongregate – one of the most popular Kong games of all time.  The game allows you to earn coins for launching your chopper over vast distances, collecting pick-ups […]

“Rescue 1:lift off” is off the ground!

After a short delay due to some technicalities with the App Store, Pixelthis announces the arrival of our new game for iOS and Android. Rescue 1: lift off  is launched in partnership with the Rescue 1 television reality drama, and with the Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust (ARHT) who run Auckland’s Westpac rescue choppers. A large portion of […]

Mr. Ice Cream (Mobile)

Everyone’s favourite Mr. Ice Cream is on his way! Serve delicious ice cream and toppings in 5 stunningly drawn locations around the world, and meet 30 international characters with their own unique animations. Can you help Mr. Ice Cream keep his customers happy? Finalist in the 2007 International Mobile Gaming Awards (IMGA)  

Sheepish (iOS, PC)

Old MacDonalds sheep station is suffering from a nasty drought. The sheep are quickly running out of grass, and all grassy paddocks look more like prickly hay bails! The neighbouring station has plenty of grass but is very far away. Cross more than 100 levels of barren deserts, haunted graveyards and snow-covered wastelands over four […]