Pixel Game Maker MV announced for the west

Kadokawa Corporation has announced Pixel Game Maker MV, a new action game creation suite from the developers behind RPG Maker MV, will be localized in the west for the PC via the Steam digital distribution software sometime this summer.

Looks like it's perfect for those who want to make their own Mega Man-style platforming games, but the potential is certainly there to add a few... RPG elements?


Here is a full rundown of the title from the publisher:

Pixel Game Maker MV is a type of game creation software that lets you easily create your very own original action games, without any sort of programming skills or specialized knowledge whatsoever. The action games you can create are limited only by your imagination.

The ability to use original materials and resources for character animations, background maps, sound, etc., allows you to create truly unique games.

  • 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!

Check out the first screenshots released as part of the announcement below. For more information, check out the official website for additional details.

Pixel Game Maker MV