Pixel Game Maker MV Launches in Q4 2019

Playism have announced the release date for game creation software Pixel Game Maker MV.

Entering Steam Early Access on July 24th 2018, the software’s full release will occur in Q4 2019 for Windows PC. Version 1.0 will also have UI improvements, Steam Workshop support, and a free demo along with other issues raised during Early Access.

You can find the full run-down below:

Pixel Game Maker MV—the latest entry in the Maker series—allows you to create action games with ease, where the only limit is your imagination.

Pixel Game Maker MV allows you to build up your own action game with no programming knowledge necessary. This engine was designed with the idea of giving a voice to people’s passions, allowing them to freely express the game that they have held in their hearts. Create the game that you want to play now!

Using only six tools, you can create the game of your dreams!

  1. Resources – Prepare and arrange image assets required for your game
  2. Tiles – Create “tiles” necessary for map field creation
  3. Objects – Provide characters and items with various gimmicks
  4. Animation – Enliven and enrich your graphics
  5. Scenes – Build stages using tiles and objects
  6. Transition – Connect scenes to bring your games into shape

Key Features

  • An Easy to Use Visual Scripting System – No Programming Necessary – Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned developer, Pixel Game Maker MV offers a flexible game creation system, allowing you to plan, create and build an exciting game using the intuitive visual scripting system.
  • Four-Player Support Straight Out of the Box – You can build your own multiplayer games with Pixel Game Maker MV without any additional programming or plugins needed. Create cooperative or competitive local play between up to four players.
  • Customize your game further with JavaScript – Pixel Game Maker MV supports the use of JavaScript to create plug-ins and perform actions not available in the Visual Scripting system. This allows you to create and customize your game without restriction.
  • Create Endless Fun with “Multi-Viewpoint / Multi-Versus” – Allows for both top- and side-based views, combine this with the multiplayer function to bring your game to a whole new level. Works with any genre, so the games you can create are limited only by your imagination!
  • A Simple Way to Create Rich and Beautiful Game Graphics – Using the graphic import feature, physics engine, particle effects, and multiple layer combination, you can create your own ideal game in exactly the way you want to make it, easily and without all the hassle.
  • Allows for Functional Expansion – You can use JavaScript to expand on and add to the pre-existing features. Master using these extended functions and add-ons to create even more complex and beautiful games!
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Ryan Pearson


Taking his first steps onto Route 1 and never stopping, Ryan has had a love of RPGs since a young age. Now he's learning to appreciate a wider pallet of genres and challenges.