A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

Surf's up! Get your nostalgia surfing game fix with Pixel Beach.

Hold/release spacebar or (A) on your gamepad to ride the wave. Collect stars and avoid the mines. Fly into the air and smash out the arrow key combination to do tricks. Tricks multiply your score and extend your time!

Pixel Beach was originally developed in 48 hours for Node Knockout 2017 where it won 'Best Design'.

Programming by Nathan Hoad, Lilly Piri, Jaap van Hardeveld, and Ben Hoad

Graphics by Ben Hoad and Nathan Hoad

Illustration by Lilly Piri

Music by Jaap van Hardeveld

PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(1 total ratings)
AuthorNathan Hoad
Tags16-bit, Arcade, chiptune, DOS, Pixel Art, Retro, surfing
Average sessionA few minutes
LanguagesGerman, English, Spanish; Castilian


pixel-beach-1.2-mac.dmg 114 MB
pixel-beach-1.2-win-installer.exe 91 MB
pixel-beach-1.2-linux-amd64.deb 112 MB
pixel-beach-1.2-linux-i386.deb 113 MB

Install instructions

Installing on Windows

If you get a warning when running the Windows installer, click 'More info' and then 'Run anyway'.

Development log

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