Studio Pixel is the one-man production team behind the hugely successful freeware (and now WiiWare) game Cave Story. His real name is Daisuke Amaya, and he lives in Japan.Games made by Studio Pixel include:
- Akantares, in which you try to shoot the other player while accounting for the gravity of the surrounding obstacles.
- Azarashi, a reaction-time minigame.
- Cave Story, a metroidvania action game about an amnesiac boy who wakes up in a cave.
- Guxt, a shmup.
- Ikachan, a smaller-scale metroidvania game that is usually regarded as a precursor to Cave Story.
- Megane, a game involving catching one's glasses falling from the sky.
- Soaprun, a work-in-progress multiplayer sandbox that relies on connecting to a central server that's often down.
- Kero Blaster, a side scrolling platformer/shooter starring an anthropomorphic frog salaryman.