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The Twisted Pixel Games Bundle: four great games for 800 MSP
6 years ago

The Twisted Pixel Games Bundle: four great games for 800 MSP

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Fans of Twisted Pixel games can now purchase their first four releases as a bundle. The MawSplosion Man, Ms. Splosion Man, and Comic Jumper are all included for a mere 800 …
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Dan Teasdale leaves Twisted Pixel
6 years ago

Dan Teasdale leaves Twisted Pixel

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Twisted Pixel, the Texas-based studio behind the likes of Splosion Man, Ms. Splosion Man and The Maw, has lost one of its veteran designers in Dan Teasdale, who announced …
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Twisted Pixel bundles its very best
6 years ago

Twisted Pixel bundles its very best

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Longtime champion of Xbox Live Arcade, developer Twisted Pixel has resolved to bundle its complete non-Kinect XBLA catalog of games. Reported by our friends at PlayXBLA, the bundle will feature …
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XBLA Primer: Twisted Pixel
8 years ago

XBLA Primer: Twisted Pixel

XBLA Primer is where we catalog XBLA games from a certain developer and give you the 411 on all their games. We also tap a little into their backstory and why they make great XBLA games

Michael Wilford and co. said that their new studio would focus on the digital market and XBLA was something they always thought would take off. Now with over four XBLA titles under their belt and being acquired by Microsoft, we thought we’d bring you a little list of some of their titles to bring you up on Twisted Pixel’s wackiness in the XBLA game market.
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Twisted Pixel talks about their acquisition by Microsoft

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The folks over at Gamasutra have posted an interview with Twisted Pixel’s Josh Bear discussing the recent acquisition of the company by Microsoft. Bear, the chief creative …
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Microsoft buys Twisted Pixel
8 years ago

Microsoft buys Twisted Pixel

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We love Microsoft and we love Twisted Pixel who’ve been making great games on XBLA for the last couple of years. Joystiq broke the news that they …
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Massive XBLA sale
8 years ago

Massive XBLA sale

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Good news for XBLA Fans, as it looks like we are currently in the middle of one of the biggest Xbox Live Arcade sales, ever! There are …
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Summer of Arcade Crimson Alliance promo works with codes too
8 years ago

Summer of Arcade Crimson Alliance promo works with codes too

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We’ve been receiving a lot of questions about the Crimson Alliance Summer of Arcade promotion, and thanks to Microsoft, we have some answers. To be eligible to receive a …
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Buy Bastion, get The Maw free – here’s how
8 years ago

Buy Bastion, get The Maw free – here’s how

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Thanks to a recent tweet from Twisted Pixel’s Matt “Chainsaw” Chaney we’ve learned that if you pick up Bastion via the Microsoft Store they’ll throw in The Maw at …
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Rewind Review: The Maw (XBLA)
8 years ago

Rewind Review: The Maw (XBLA)

The Maw was developed by Twisted Pixel Games and published by Microsoft Game Studios. It was released on January 21, 2009 for 800 Microsoft Points.

For fans of Xbox Live Arcade games Twisted Pixel Games is a household name. With titles like ‘Splosion Man, Comic Jumper: The Adventures of Captain Smiley and the forthcoming Ms. Splosion Man they’re a huge success story. But there was one title that started it all. One that was ridiculously cute with simple but fun puzzle elements: The Maw. In the game players take control of Frank, a cute bipedal alien who has been captured by bounty hunters. Shortly after being thrown into a cell on the bounty hunters’ vessel the craft crash lands on a strange planet. Frank and another escapee, The Maw, must find their way to freedom from the surviving bounty hunters bent on recapturing them.

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