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Ms. Splosion Man gets another challenge level tomorrow

Twisted Pixel Games' third challenge for Ms. Splosion Man will run from February 14 - 27. Better fit this one into your Valentine's Day schedule. If you're not familiar, these challenges bring new, free levels that are accessible for a limi...

 
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The 'Splosion Men blast their way into Retro City Rampage

Oh, Brian Provinciano! How do you keep managing to squeeze cameo after reference and reference after cameo into Retro City Rampage? Keep it up and the game will never be released in our lifetime! This latest trailer announces that Twisted ...

 
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Holiday Kinect bundle has Fruit Ninja, Gunstringer, more

Microsoft has announced that a new limited-edition Kinect Holiday Bundle, priced at $149.99, is on the way. It's actually worth considering, if the games included -- The Gunstringer, Fruit Ninja Kinect, and Kinect Adventures -- are relevant...

 
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Hey hey! Who likes The Destructoid Show? (Hold for applause) Today, we tackle some hard-hitting video game news: Mass Effect 3 has four player co-op multiplayer, and if that wasn't enough -- it also has an online pass system!...   read

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Microsoft now owns 'Splosion Man studio Twisted Pixel

In news that some may find worrying, Microsoft's announced that it has acquired 'Splosion Man developer Twisted Pixel. The former indie studio now joins the ranks of Lionhead and Rare. Let's hope it's as successful as the former and doesn't...

 
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A skeleton cowboy marionette driven by revenge. Troma's Lloyd Kaufman driving dangerously. A beautiful, unlockable picture of our own Hamza Aziz. A gator that has sex with a lumberjack. Wait, hold on... what now?  Yup, this is definitely a Twisted Pixel game. Welcome to The Gunstringer, easily one of the most fun and original titles for Kinect.    read

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Fruit F*cker spotted in second Ms. Splosion Man challenge

Starting now until September 11, you can partake in Ms. Splosion Man's second TMS (Title Managed Storage) challenge. As was the case for the first in-game challenge, which featured our very own Mr. Destructoid, real-world prizes will go to ...

 
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Max and Tara grabbed Twisted Pixel CEO Michael Wilford at PAX this weekend and ruthlessly grilled him about their new Kinect title, The Gunstringer. In the process, she created what will no doubt be an animated GIF by the mo...   read

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Pinball FX2's next pinball table is based on Twisted Pixel's Ms. Splosion Man and it's set to come out on August 31 for the Xbox 360. The collaboration between Zen Studios and Twisted Pixel sees Splosin Man and Ms. Splosion ...   read

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New images of Pinball FX2's Ms. Splosion Man table

Zen Studios has released a new set of screenshots featuring the new Ms. Splosion Man table for Pinball FX 2. Of course, you already know that Mr. Destructoid's helmet has a prominent position on the table, but there are other cool elements ...

 
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The first Ms. Splosion Man TMS challenge is almost over!

Mr. Destructoid is in everything these days, including your mom! Destructoid's time is running out in the first free TMS challenge for Ms. Splosion Man. The challenge comes to an end on July 31, just a few days from now. The top three times...

 
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New Destructoid Episode: Battlefield 3 & Summer of Arcade

Hello, my darlings. It's your old pal Max with some more internet videos for you to watch instead of doing your homework. Our robot overlord Mr. Destructoid has social-engineered his way into the Ms. 'Splosion Man Pinball FX2 table. You kn...

 
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Do you know how long we've been wanting to talk about this?  I swear it's like a walking around with grenades in your shorts!  I'm so ridiculously excited to announce today that Mr. Destructoid is in Pinball FX2 on ...   read

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The Gunstringer comes with Fruit Ninja Kinect and goodies

More than a few eyebrows were raised when it became known that Twisted Pixel's The Gunstringer would be a retail game instead of a downloadable one. To make you feel better, the retail box will come with codes for Halfbrick's Fruit Ninja Ki...

 
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Buy Bastion through Microsoft Store, get The Maw for free

Ever heard of the Microsoft Store? Now would be a good time to get acquainted, as it is running a promotion where you get The Maw for free if buy Bastion through their site. It's the same price but with a free game to boot. I hope you haven...

 
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The first TMS challenge for Ms. Splosion Man is now available and features Mr. Destructoid as a chasebot! All you need to do to get this free update is go to the "play challenge" section on the Ms. Splosion Man main menu and ...   read

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Ms. Splosion Man soundtrack free to download now

When Ms. Splosion Man launched last week, Twisted Pixel emailed press and was like "We updated the official website, and it's all new." But at the time, it was a lie: nothing was updated when we had received that email. Well, it's updated n...

 
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Have you ever wondered what your favorite developers were like when they were kids? What games they played? What they had to do to play them? Retrogazing is a new interview series where I talk to game developers about their c...   read

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Free challenge updates coming to Ms. Splosion Man

Twisted Pixel's Ms. Splosion Man is out today, and outside of it being really pink and all of the buttons doing the same s**t, I thought it was pretty good. On this joyous release day, the developer is revealing that it will be presenting ...

 
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Twisted Pixel's Ms. Splosion Man is like 'Splosion Man, but with more pink -- and the lead character wears a bow in her hair. Wait, she doesn't have hair... how does that bow stay in? Why doesn't it just burn up? This game makes no sense. Score: 2 out of 10 -- Lacks realism; too pink; every button does, like, basically the same thingJust kidding. The game's pretty awesome. No duh, right?   read

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Zen teams with Twisted Pixel for Ms. Splosion Man pinball

Pinball masters ZEN Studios and weirdos Twisted Pixel have announced today that they've teamed up to release a Ms. Splosion Man-themed table this summer. Do want. The table will be available for Pinball FX2, which is already home to a slew ...

 
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Ms. Splosion Man spotted on Steam

Don't know about you, but I could go for a good 'splode session right about now. According to the chaps at RPS, Twisted Pixel's Ms. Splosion Man could very well make it onto Steam. Apparently, the game appeared in the Steam library of one o...

 
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Ms. Splosion Man priced at a mere 800 MS Points

Twisted Pixel's Ms. Splosion Man -- the follow-up to 2009's Mr. Splosion Man -- hits Xbox Live Arcade next Wednesday. It's got a price now, and it's only 800 MS Points. "The value of all life on Earth was originally placed at almost triple ...

 
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Twisted Pixel is working on an iOS game

These days it's neve a surprise to hear that a developer has decided to make an iOS game. Why wouldn't you make an iOS game? It's like printing money! Twisted Pixel, the studio that brought you The Maw, Comic Jumper and '...

 
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New Destructoid Episode: Hacks, PAX, Mercs, and Freedom!

Hey dudes, whacky awesome exciting news today. First, hacker group LulzSec gave one last hurrah before saying the voyage of their LulzBoat had come to an end. Or something, I don't even know. Second, the United States Supreme Court ruled i...

 
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Ms. Splosion Man releasing her goodness on July 13

Twisted Pixel's Ms. Splosion Man is sploding onto Xbox Live Arcade July 13. The sequel to 'Splosion Man will see a ton of new improvements, new environments, 100 levels for single and multiplayer fun, shoes, crazy boss battles and even behi...

 
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I sat down with Twisted Pixel's Jay Stuckwisch at E3 and watched as he made a woman explode over and over again. It was hot. It was also really fun! Ms. Splosion Man is upping the insanity by giving us more worlds, crazy mul...   read

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The Gunstringer is the next game from the demented minds over at Twisted Pixel. You play as a puppet (via Kinect controls) who's out for revenge against the gang that betrayed him. We've seen the game a few times and the big...   read

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E3: The Gunstringer ditches XBLA, going retail

Originally announced for Xbox Live Arcade, Twisted Pixel's Kinect-only title The Gunstringer will now be sold as a full retail title this fall. With the extra time, the developer says it will be working to polish the game, while adding some...

 
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Ms. Splosion Man limited beta announced

Twisted Pixel has announced that they're now taking registration for a multiplayer beta of Ms. Splosion Man on Xbox Live Arcade. Open to 10,000 lucky players, the program will run for three weeks starting June 6th. During each week of ...

 

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