Killer Corral Shybot Cathode Raybits
Link: Pixel Love
Developer Skudge
Released: March 9, 2014 (Newgrounds)
Featured: April 21, 2014
Platform Flash
Control scheme: Keyboard
Genre(s): Metroidvania
Website(s): Newgrounds

Shybot is a Metroidvania released on Newgrounds on March 9, 2014 by Skudge. It was featured on Pixel Love on April 21, 2014. The game is about a robot who escapes his home after being teased, and ends up in an unknown place.


  • Left.png Right.png Left and right arrow keys - Move left/right
  • Up.png Z_key.png Up or Z key - Jump
  • X_key.png X key - Use drill (when obtained)


The player uses the arrow keys to guide the robot around the unfamiliar world. Throughout the game, certain powerups and alien goo can be acquired.


The Outer Planet

World of Solitude

Misty Cavern

Shifting Temple


Fearful Tower

Interactive objects

  • Alien goo - Unlocks a collectible bucket.
  • Moving blocks - Move out and retract, allowing the robot to stand on them.
  • Cracked rocks - Obstruct certain passageways. They can only be destroyed with a drill.


  • Drill - Allows the robot to break cracked rocks.
  • Key - Allows the robot to break locks.


  • Spikes - Hurt the robot on contact
  • Spikebots - Enemies with spikes on their heads. They can be killed with the drill powerup.
  • Boulders - Drop down when the robot approaches.


  • Cart robot - Walks back and forth within the enclosed space.
  • Boulder robot - Picks up large rocks and drops them on the ground.
  • Alien sphere - Bounces vertically, flashing lightning periodically. It can be pushed around.


Most tracks in Shybot are reused multiple times throughout the game for different purposes. Three of the tracks play in specific areas despite this.

Shybot Menu and Boss
Shybot Main - Carefree Sprint
Menu/Boss Game - "Carefree Sprint"
Shybot Main - Misty Caverns
Shybot Main - Shifting Temple
Game - Misty Caverns Game - Shifting Temple

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