A Six-Sided LED Screen You Can Play Games On

One of the cooler things we stumbled across at E3 last week was over at the IndieCade booth. The Pixxl Maze from Hungary-based PirateGames is a cube made of 6 LED panels. While not quite 4K, the 32x32 resolution still cooks up some colorful glowing visuals.

The demo we played showed off a pretty simple maze that you could maneuver through by moving and rotating the cube. Pirategames told me that it’s not just a one-trick pony though. The goal is for this to be sold and utilized as a platform for other games, too.


While they didn’t specify a price or a release date, I’m happy to see weirder peripherals being made with hopefully some equally weird games just waiting to be created. Shame they can’t call it a GameCube, though. That name’s taken.


Lenny Valentin

With that many LEDs going, I wonder what the battery life is like. :)

Also, if battery life is good/really good, I wonder how heavy/expensive it will be, due to battery size...

Personally I just love gadgets, and especially gadgets that glow etc, but for me this would be something I fiddle with for 30 minutes, then never use again. Sadly.