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Ms. Splosion Man is coming to Switch next week

Underrated combustion platformer Ms. Splosion Man is unexpectedly launching on Nintendo Swich next week on November 22. The sequel to that other underrated combustion platformer finds new life more than seven years after it first relea...

 
 
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Defector is Twisted Pixel's new VR spy game

During my time at PAX East, I was invited to Oculus Game Days to take a look at Twisted Pixel's new spy action VR game, Defector. It's been about a week since PAX came and went and I can finally tell you all about the little bit of their Bo...

 
 
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Twisted Pixel thriller Wilson's Heart drops April 25

It's flying under the radar for most of you, but Twisted Pixel (The Maw, 'Splosion Man) has been off making an Oculus Rift game called Wilson's Heart, and it's coming out soon. Peter Weller is even in it! Set in the 1940s, this first-person...

 
 
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Wilson's Heart was my biggest surprise of E3

During one of my appointments at E3, I was ushered into a room at the Oculus booth to take a look at something called "Wilson's Heart." I didn't know what type of game it would be, or who was making it, or anything, really -- I just saw the...

 
 
 
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Lococycle gets a permanent price reduction

Twisted Pixel's Lococycle is a rather polarizing game. Chris seemed to enjoy it. I, on the other hand, did not. Judging by the treatment that Microsoft's giving it, the general public appears to be just as divided. Major Nelson wrote o...

 
 
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White Xbox One & Crackdown 3 Leaks, PS Vita Slim in UK

An flurry of supposed Xbox leaks in the net, with one pointing to a likely commercial release of white Xbox One's. The UK is definitely getting Slim Vita's, but maybe not getting multiple colors. Octodad: Dadliest Catch is out and you shou...

 
 
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McDonald's promo giving away 70M Twisted Pixel games

McDonald's is gearing up to begin its new One Hot Holiday promotion on December 3 that features Xbox One bundles as its grand prize. That's not so crazy; it seems like every corporation is running some sort of contest to win next-...

 
 
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LocoCycle will feature live action scenes in its story

Twisted Pixel's launch title for Xbox One, LocoCycle, already stands out by way of its premise alone, in which an unfortunate mechanic is literally dragged into a conflict involving sentient motorcycles. Today, they've announced something ...

 
 
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LocoCycle is more fun than it might initially look

For a while now, I've had the urge to play a Spy Hunter-like game. (But not, oddly enough, an honest-to-goodness, actual Spy Hunter -- trust me, I've tried.) I'm starting to look toward Twisted Pixel for a helping hand. LocoCycle is yet an...

 
 
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Ms. Splosion Man iOS is on sale, also drops an update

Twisted Pixel has announced that an update is live for Ms. Splosion Man on iOS, offering up cross-device save support, an improved in-game economy, an updated UI, and bug fixes. Additionally, the game will be on sale for $0.99 for a limited...

 
 
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LocoCyle is like Arkham meets Spy Hunter meets acid

After seeing Twisted Pixel's LocoCycle at multiple trade shows in the past, we were finally able to go hands-on with the game on the Xbox One. It's going to be a downloadable launch title when Microsoft's new console is released, with an Xb...

 
 
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Twisted Pixel's Lococycle is an Xbox One launch title

The upcoming Road Rash-esque LocoCycle is now headed to the Xbox One as a launch title, with the original Xbox 360 version pushed to a "further date," according to Twisted Pixel. It'll be launched as a "digital exclusive" through the "New" ...

 
 
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Twisted Pixel four-pack hits XBLA today for 800 MSP

A mere two weeks ago, it was announced that a bundle of four Twisted Pixel games would arrive on the Xbox Live Marketplace. At the time, details were scarce, as the date and price weren't yet revealed. Today, everything becomes crystal-clea...

 
 
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Ms. Splosion Man jumps to Steam, Game for Windows, WP7

Accompanying the just-released iOS version of Ms. Splosion Man, the lighthearted platformer is also now available for Steam (Windows only), Games for Windows, and Windows Phone 7. The pricing on those first two ports is $9.99, while the WP...

 
 
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Review: Ms. Splosion Man (iOS)

Ms. Splosion Man is one of my favorite platformers to date. Like the original, it's charming, engaging challenging, and really put Twisted Pixel on the map for me. The mobile version translates most of the magic of the original to iOS in fa...

 
 
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Four-game Twisted Pixel bundle announced for XBLA

Twisted Pixel Games' four Xbox Live Arcade titles -- The Maw, 'Splosion Man, Ms. Splosion Man, and Comic Jumper -- are going to be bundled together digitally, it was announced this week. Strangely, there's no real details yet in t...

 
 
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PAX: LocoCycle is looking sufficiently loco

In addition to checking out a playable build of Ms. Splosion Man, I also had the chance to view a private hands-off demo of LocoCycle, showing off about ten minutes of gameplay. To say that LocoCycle's theme is insane is pretty much a...

 
 
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PAX: Ms. Splosion Man runs at 60fps on the iPad

Today I had a chance to meet up with Twisted Pixel developer Mike Wilford, and talk a bit about the new iOS port of Ms. Splosion Man, including some hands-on time with the game. Mike started by stating that on current iPads, the port will r...

 
 
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Twisted Pixel dev: Game industry is struggling, not dying

In the wake of massive studio closures these past few years, not to mention other eye-opening events like John Riccitello's resignation as CEO of Electronic Arts, it's hard to have a positive outlook on the industry's future. Three years ag...

 
 
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New LocoCycle trailer introduces Pablo

LocoCycle is well underway, and a new video has just been released to acclimate us with Freddy Rodriguez, the voice actor who plays the part of Pablo. Twisted Pixel sat Rodriguez down to introduce his often out-of-control character. T...

 
 
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New Xbox 360 320GB HD will include three full games

There's going to be a new Xbox 360 320GB hard drive on sale this March for $129.99, and it's going to include three full games with it. The included titles are Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit, Ms. Splosion Man, and Pinball FX2 with the Sorcerer...

 
 
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The Wavy Tube Man Chronicles is out now on Windows 8

You guys remember FMV games, right? Well, even I remember them, and I'm the resident baby here at Destructoid. FMVs were interactive movies that, you guessed it, used full-motion videos. Think Dragon's Lair but with real actors on real set...

 
 
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Gunstringer: Dead Man Running gets a trailer

I have a Windows Phone now, so it's my duty to post about Windows Phone games on Destructoid until I'm "over" it and go back to looking at stuff on Steam. Until that time, you can enjoy trailers such as the one above. It's for Gunstringer:...

 
 
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Saddle up! Wavy Tube Man Chronicles to hit Windows 8

I have always enjoyed games that are a little out there in terms of its story, and who aren't afraid to break that fourth wall so hard that it leaves in shambles. That's why whenever I hear anything about an game from Twisted Pixel, my ears...

 
 




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