The Sandbox Evolution Launches Worldwide

    We're glad to announce the The Sandbox Evolution is now available on iOS & Google Play: Download for FREE

    Build anything you can dream up with advanced physics, over 170 elements and fully controllable heroes. In The Sandbox Evolution, worlds are up to 10x bigger. Create rich pixel worlds complete with ambient life, traps, platforms and enemies. You can even make your own pixel art! There are no limits to your creativity and imagination!

    Press Release

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA, June 23rd, 2016 – Pixowl today announced the availability of The Sandbox Evolution, the sequel to the award-winning 2D pixel-art world builder game The Sandbox, which has been downloaded on iOS, Android and PC over 16M times, received over 1 million MAUs and a gallery rich of 1.5 million user-created and shared worlds. The Sandbox Evolution empowers players to craft worlds or destroy universes and also lets players create their very own games. Earlier in June, Pixowl announced a partnership with Bandai Namco that will bring classic game characters such as PAC-MAN to future updates of the game .

    Featuring a modern pixel art graphic style, The Sandbox Evolution gives players even more freedom and creativity, through improved physics and side-scrolling worlds 10x bigger than its predecessor. Players pick from a variety of characters and heroes to build worlds and choose from over 170 elements and design with various entities, game-making blocks, platforms, enemies, portals and characters, pixel art drawing colors, and more. Once a new world has been created, players can share them in the online gallery or create a retro-style platformer level with a brand new easy to use game maker.

    The Sandbox Evolution ignites the imagination and empowers the player to become the maker,” said Arthur Madrid, CEO of Pixowl. “With a universal retro-style, fantastical elements, and a game maker feature, this new Sandbox is an engaging platform that appeals to world-builder fans of all ages.

    Game Features

    The Sandbox Evolution features include:

    • Predefined templates to create worlds in: Music, Pixel Art, Sandbox and Make Games
    • Tap to drop elements, pinch to zoom and pan to scroll. Create or destroy with your fingertips
    • Amazing HD pixel art graphics featuring multiple visual effects, parallax scrolling and more
    • Build worlds up to 10x bigger than in the original Sandbox game
    • Creative building tools including chiptune melodies, 100+ colors, controllable heroes, platforms, portals, various blocks or spikes


    • Manipulate Natural elements such as Mud, Water, Sand, Fire, Metal, Electricity, Acid, and Lava
    • Skilled Character Heroes & AI Humans: Shoot with Arnold, fly with Fujin or play with Hamster, the cutest of all
    • Life Elements: Dogs, Wolves, Bears, Cows, Deer or Sabertooth Tigers, Foliage and numerous tree varieties
    • Architectural: Decorate with Houses, Castles and Igloos
    • Technological Elements: Batteries, Crosswires, Resistance, Bulbs, Heaters, Coolers, LEDs and multiple Sensors
    • Destructional Elements: C4, Meteorites, Nitro, TNT or even a Nuke

    Campaigns & Daily Quests

    • Experience the creation of the universe through a full campaign of 10 levels
    • Explore a prehistoric world with the Caveman, and fight Bears and Wolves to recover his child in the Caveman Campaign
    • Learn how to draw pixel art like a real artist in the zen drawing Pixel Art Campaign
    • Discover amazing Contraptions Machines with stunning lightshows and interactive effects in the “Machines” campaign
    • New Daily Quests, pulled from the best player creations. Challenge the best in the world, or build your levels for a chance to be featured

    Social Features

    • Share creations with other players in the Online Gallery
    • Save and Sync progress online with Game Center, Facebook or Email
    • Follow favorite Players and Top Creators via the Social Menu
    • Search worlds by keyword or by tags (pixel art, music, arcade, technology or landscape)
    • Play the most inspiring worlds and interact with them in various ways
    • Filter worlds based on the Newest or Hottest creations
    • Bookmark favorite levels to revisit them anytime you want
    • Rate creations on a five star scale