How a shared love for retro games led to the creation of Kaze and the Wild Masks

90's inspired platformer Kaze and the Wild Masks is a dedicated five-year project by Brazilian development studio PixelHive - a small team with a big love for retro games. Kaze and the Wild Masks embraces all the classic 90’s platformer elements and gives it a personal touch with modern-looking pixel art graphics. The vibrant colors, lively characters and various environments show that PixelHive puts a lot of love and care in bringing the world of Kaze and the Wild Masks to life. In an in-dept interview with one of PixelHive's team members, they shed light into their motivation behind creating a retro platformer in these modern times.

]bAbout Kaze and the Wild Masks]
In Kaze and the Wild Masks, you journey through the Crystal Islands in 90’s classics platformer style. Play as Kaze and save your friend Hogo from a curse that spread chaos around the islands. Face enraged living vegetables by invoking the powers of the Wild Masks. Pounce ferociously like a tiger, soar through the sky like an eagle, sprint fiercely like a lizard and rule the sea like a shark.


  • Unleash the skills of the wild masks to get powers from the tiger, eagle, lizard and shark

  • Uncover the secrets of the Crystal Islands in 30+ levels with over 50 bonus levels

  • Relive your childhood memories of classic platformers with high quality frame by frame pixel art

  • Pave your way through a satisfyingly smooth, but challenging platformer

  • Refresh your ears with 25+ tracks inspired by the musical themes of the 16-bit era

7. September 2020, von Markus 'Markus S.' Schaffarz



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