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Pixel Quest
Link: Pixel Love
Developer HardCircle
Released: November 16, 2011 (Kongregate)
Featured: January 5, 2015
Platform Flash
Control scheme: Keyboard
No. of levels: 48
Genre(s): Platform
Website(s): Kongregate,

Pixel Quest: The Lost Idols, simply known as Pixel Quest, is a platform adventure game by HardCircle that was released on Kongregate on November 16, 2011. It was featured on Pixel Love on January 9, 2015.


  • Move
    • Left.png Right.png Left and right arrow keys
    • A_key.png D_key.png A and D keys
  • Jump
    • Up.png Up arrow key
    • W_key.png W key
  • Space.png Space
  • Duck
    • Down.png Down arrow key
    • S_key.png S key
  • Dash
    • Z_key.png Z key
    • L key


Pixel Quest has forty-eight levels, unlocked in sets of sixteen. Additional levels are unlocked by obtaining more idols.

Interactive objects

Main article: Interactive objects (Pixel Quest)

  • Idols - Pickups that allow the player to unlock more pages and skip some levels.
  • Gems - Increase the player's score.
  • Sign posts - Provide basic instructions on how to maneuver in the tutorial levels.
  • Keys - Allow Rex to open locked doors.
  • Moving platforms - A piece of platform that can transport Rex to a location that is otherwise inaccessible by jumping alone.


  • Spikes - Kill on contact. Darker coloured spikes on the ceiling fall when Rex passes underneath them at a close distance.
  • Crushers - Fall to the ground and slowly rise when Rex passes underneath them.
  • Lava - Usually covers large areas of ground.
  • Turrets - Shoot a fireball in a horizontal trajectory.
  • Lasers - Gradually light a fine vertical beam against a wall.


Pixel Quest Menu
Pixel Quest Main
Menu Game

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