Make Your Own 2D Games with "Pixel Game Maker MV" This Summer

Kadokawa Corporation's "Action Game Maker MV" is coming to the west

Kadokawa Corporation recently announced Action Game Maker MV for PC in Japan, and the creation tool is also coming to the west. A simultaneous release is planned under the title Pixel Game Maker MV, so you can look forward to making your own 2D games this summer. 


Pixel Game Maker MV aims to make the act of game creation simple, with plenty of tools for designing action games without any programming knowledge. You can also work in your own original materials and resources for sprites, animations, background art, and pretty much everything else you would need. Check out some screens below, followed by a breakdown of the key features. 



Key Features

  • For the first time ever in the Maker series, you can now incorporate physics into the games you create. For example: a physics-based pinball game or a motorcycle game utilizing physics.)
  • Supports up to four players for co-op or competitive play! With Pixel Game Maker MV, you can create action games with multiplayer support for up to four players. Up to four players can compete against each other or engage in co-op play – it all depends on you!
  • Simultaneously display multiple particles with ease! Rotate, expand, and shrink entire screens and specific objects alike, and create particle animations with ease. All sorts of features are included, allowing you to add motion video to backgrounds and much, much more.
  • The game creation part of the game has been updated. The flow-style UI layout makes game creation easier and more fun than ever before!


Via Gematsu



Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.

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