Review: Coloring Pixels
At a Glance
|This game is recommended!
This game is not just good fun, it also stays fairly true to Christian moral values, making it a great addition to anyone's library!
|ESRB Rating:||NR - Not Rated|
|License:||Free to Play|
|Review Published On:||May 19th, 2021|
|Played on:||Thaddeus & Giles|
The work you've done on a picture is automatically saved whenever you leave the game or return to the menu.
Since you're coloring in images, the most offensive content this game has to offer are images depicting things from mythology or holidays like Halloween, and even then, these don't warrant much concern.
The premise behind this game is simple: it's like those color by number kits you can find in craft stores, but digital. To play, you simply select a picture to color from the many, many options that are available, and then color the pixels in, using the numbers on the palette and the image to guide you. If you make a mistake and color the wrong pixel, its border and number remain visible, but there are no penalties or other notices that you've made a mistake. Just select the right color and fill it in properly later.
When you finish a picture, something really unexpected and cool happens. The screen zooms out, allowing you to see the entire image, and then it clears itself. Next, it quickly repaints itself, coloring the pixels in the order you originally did them. This faster than real time replay feature is particularly neat, though there's an option to disable it if you're not interested.
With hundreds of pictures to color, I can see why this simple game ended up being so popular. The best thing is that it's free to play, so every can give it a go before putting any money down. If you like casual or relaxing games, seriously consider trying this one.
Points of Interest
Importantly, there's a selection of options to help make the game more accessible to people with disabilities. One of these comes in the form of the Open Dyslexic font, which is a free typeface designed for people with dyslexia.