[top]Overview

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Players:
1 - 2
Online Trophies:
None
Cheat Codes Affect Trophies:
No Cheats
Estimated Time to Platinum:
5 - 10 Hours
Minimum Playthroughs:
2 Plus Some Cleanup
Collectible Trophies:
Triple Crowner
Missable Trophies:
None
Glitched Trophies:
None


[top]Introduction

PixelJunk Sidescroller is the latest title from developer Q-Games. Its a retro side scrolling shooter which provides a very nostalgic feeling to the older gamers who grew up playing video games in arcades. Overall, the game its relatively short, but depending on what difficulty setting you play on, the game can become quite challenging. However, because of the infinite number of continues available after each checkpoint, most people should be able to progress and finish the game after learning the enemies spawning locations. Below is the official trailer for the game so please check it out.

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[top]Roadmap

Step 1: Play through the game on the Normal difficult setting and work towards the following trophies:

A Close Encounter of the Scrolling Kind, Sector Perfecter, S Is for SideScroller, So Long, and Thanks for All the Bullets, Triple Crowner, You Make Me Wish I Had Three Hands, Spin-a-delic, Combolicious, Pedal to the Medal, Q-Beams Glitter in the Dark, and Ender's Game

Step 2: Play through the game on the Hard Difficulty setting and unlock the Mostly Harmful trophy and the Brutal difficulty setting.

Step 3: Play through and finish any sector on the Brutal difficulty setting unlocking the Great, kid. Don't get cocky. trophy.

Step 4: Go back and unlock any trophies you still need such as the You Are the Pris to My Roy and Spin Long and Prosper trophies.


[top]Trophies

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A Close Encounter of the Scrolling Kind
Complete your first Sector.

Story related and cannot be missed. You'll unlock this trophy by simply finishing either sector 1-1, 2-1, or 3-1.

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Sector Perfecter
Complete all Sectors in one Stage.

Story related and cannot be missed. On each stage, there are four separate sectors. Simply finish all four sectors from either stage 1, 2, or 3 and you'll unlock this trophy.

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S Is for SideScroller
Complete all three Stages.

Story related and cannot be missed. Just like the Sector Perfecter trophy, except you have to complete all three stages and their sectors. There are three normal stages, each containing four sectors for a total of 12 sectors. Once you finish all three stages, you'll unlock this trophy.

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So Long, and Thanks for All the Bullets
Defeat the final Boss.

Story related and cannot be missed. After you finish all three stages, you'll unlock another level. Once you get to the end of this level, you'll face the games final boss. Simply defeat him and you'll unlock this trophy.

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Mostly Harmful
Complete any Sector on the Hard difficulty setting.

After beating the game on the Normal difficulty setting, you'll unlock the Hard difficulty setting. Once you do, simply play and finish either sector 1-1, 2-1, or 3-1 and you'll unlock the trophy.

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Great, kid. Don't get cocky.
Complete any Sector on the Brutal difficulty setting.

After completing the game on the Hard difficulty setting, you'll unlock the Brutal difficulty setting. Once you do, simply play and finish either sector 1-1, 2-1, or 3-1 and you'll unlock this trophy.

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Triple Crowner
Get all three hidden Crowns in any Sector.

In every sector besides the boss fights, there are three hidden Crowns. They only appear once they are hit from your ships weapons so spotting them can be quite tricky at times. The best method to finding them is to use the machine gun and collect upgrades for it to make spotting them easier. Simply find all three Crowns in any sector and you'll unlock the trophy.

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You Make Me Wish I Had Three Hands
Use each weapon one time.

You can switch between the three different weapons the ship uses by pressing either :square: or :circle: and fire using the trigger. Simply fire each weapon one time, then switch to the next and repeat until you've tried all three and this trophy is yours.

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Spin-a-delic
Defeat 50 enemies using the Charge Attack.

To use the charge attack you need to hold the button until your ship fully charges up. Then once you release your ship will fly in whatever direction you were pressing. Simply defeat 50 enemies with your fully charged ship and you'll unlock this trophy. However, you should get it when going for the Spin Long and Prosper trophy during sector 1-1.

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You Are the Pris to My Roy
Complete any Sector by playing with a friend in co-op mode.

For this trophy you'll need two controllers. During the stage selection, press on the second controller to get them to join the game. Then you need to select and finish a sector and you'll unlock this trophy. You should select either sectors 1-4, 2-4, or 3-4 as they're a lot shorter than the other sectors. Although sector 1-4 will probably be the easiest.

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Combolicious
String together a Combo of 100 points or more.

Every time you kill enemies within a short time, your combo meter will increase. If you play sector 1-1 on the Casual difficulty setting you should have no problem unlocking this trophy by the end of the sector. However, you may end up getting it while progressing through the different stages normally anyways. Also, its worth noting that your combo meter won't break if getting hit. However, if you die it will reset.

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Pedal to the Medal
Receive the highest ranking Medal on any Sector.

After finishing each sector you'll be given a star rank depending on your score. The ranks range from one, two, and three stars. However, if you do really well, you'll be given a special medal which is above the three star rank. The easiest way to achieve this medal is to quickly finish the boss in sector 1-4 on the Casual difficulty setting. To do this, use the ships laser weapon and quickly take out both the upper and lower targets until he starts to open his mouth and a smaller enemy appears. Once this happens, keep shooting the enemy that appears once he opens his mouth and hopefully your score will be high enough to earn the trophy. If not, simply retry again.

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Q-Beams Glitter in the Dark
Defeat 10 enemies or more using one Laser shot.

During sector 1-1 wait until the third set of enemies appear on the screen. There are two lines of 5 and they will eventually fly together to make one string or line of 10. When they do, aim at the middle of them and fire your laser and you'll destroy all ten of them in one hit and unlock the trophy.

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Ender's Game
Complete any Sector without getting hit by a single shot.

The easiest place to unlock this trophy is during sector 1-4. Simply play on the Casual difficulty setting and defeat the boss without getting hit. Of you do, just restart the level until you unlock the trophy.

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Spin Long and Prosper
Complete any Sector without firing a single shot. (Hint: Use the Charge Attack!)

Just like the trophy title suggests, you'll be using the charge attack. The best sector to play is 1-1 due to the enemies all being fairly easy. Simply use the charge attack to take out any enemies you need to without using either the machine gun, laser, or bombs. Also its worth noting that if you get hit or die you can still unlock the trophy as long as you don't fire. Once you finish the sector the trophy is yours.



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