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Ms. Splosion Man

Ms. Splosion Man review (XBLA)
9 years ago

Ms. Splosion Man review (XBLA)

Ms. Splosion Man was developed by Twisted Pixel and published by Microsoft Game Studios. It was released July 13, 2011 for 800 MSP. A copy of the game was provided for review purposes.

Putting a bow on the main character and changing the gender is a strategy that hasn’t been used since Ms. Pac-Man; but Ms. Splosion Man is so much more than a female character with bow in the same old game. It’s a continuation of the story with new gameplay mechanics, and it works brilliantly.

The game begins as the original game’s protagonist Splosion Man is captured by Big Science staff. During the celebration the scientists accidentally create a female version of the imprisoned hero. She’s much more than a clone, however. She encounters plenty of challenges, toys, and villians not seen by her male counterpart. Sploding and wreaking havoc have never been so much fun, and that’s saying something. It’s an improvement on the original in every way possible.

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Ms. Splosion Man price reveal
9 years ago

Ms. Splosion Man price reveal

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An explosive menace has been captured, but a new threat arises. Twisted Pixel confirms the upcoming threat to humanity, and also puts a price tag on it. Today …
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Twisted Pixel working on iOS platform
9 years ago

Twisted Pixel working on iOS platform

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In an interview with Touch Arcade, Twisted Pixel CEO Michael Wilford mentioned that the developers are toying in the realm of iOS development. “We’re working on something. …
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Splode again on July 13
9 years ago

Splode again on July 13

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That crazy gang over at Twisted Pixel is letting yet another dangerous character loose. Ms. Splosion Man will be making her Xbox Live Arcade debut on July  13, 2011. …
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Ms. Splosion Man to feature ghosts

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Ms. Splosion Man is Twisted Pixel’s follow-up to their 2009 Summer of Arcade title, Splosion Man. Just like Ms. Pac-Man is to the original title, Ms. Splosion Man aims to …
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Best of XBLA at E3 2011
9 years ago

Best of XBLA at E3 2011

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Co-written by Kaitlyn Chantry

Now that our trip to video game heaven has come and gone, it’s time to give you the run-down on the very best XBLA titles from E3 2011. We spent five hectic days getting our eyes and hands on every XBLA game possible and we’ve picked out fifteen games that stood out from the crowd.

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Ms. Splosion Man preview: still funny, still frustrating, still incredibly addicting
9 years ago

Ms. Splosion Man preview: still funny, still frustrating, still incredibly addicting

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I’m convinced that shortly after ‘Splosion Man was released there was a surge of controller sales. Why? Because as fun as it was it was also one of those games that caused a lot of controllers to be thrown in fits of rage. But still we came back over and over again. It drew us in with its humor, its gameplay that was deceptively difficult, and its bargain price. As of year-end 2010 sales for the game were over 390,000 units. Clearly this was a game that, no matter how difficult, appealed to the masses.

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Even more ‘Splodin in this new Ms. Splosion Man trailer

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Amongst the crazy amount of news from E3, Twisted Pixel have been hard at work on 2 upcoming XBLA titles with one sharing a brand new trailer. Ms. Splosion …
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Awesome avatar awards: Week of 5/29
9 years ago

Awesome avatar awards: Week of 5/29

We’re starting yet another feature here at XBLAFans that will showcase any newly announced Xbox Live Arcade-based avatar awards from are friends over at AvatarAwards. They’re a great site that somehow gets news on avatar awards for all 360 games before they’re released. Be sure to check them out if you’re curious about any non-XBLA related avatar awards. For simplicity’s sake and so that we don’t leech from them, each of the links below will take you to their site. Remember, these are awards, so they’re given out to the player by completing criteria in each game. For more detail hit up the Avatar Awards site. You can also follow them on Twitter at @AvatarAwards360.

We’ve got a big backlog to fill between the AvatarAwards and things that pre-date their site, so this one’s a lot longer than usual. Hit the jump to see the list. Also, let us know if we missed one.

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Ms. Splosion Man beta full
9 years ago

Ms. Splosion Man beta full

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A short while ago, we reported that Twisted Pixel announced an open beta for Ms. Splosion Man. As announced via Twitter, all 10,000 spots in the beta are already filled, way ahead …
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