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In a comment made to MTV Multiplayer, CEO and software engineer Michael Wilford of Twisted Pixel Games (the team behind recent XBLA release The Maw) admitted that the Community Games program is less than appealing and that they're happy developing on the XBLA with Microsoft support. Partly due to ...

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January 23, 2009 at 11:15AM

After a week on hiatus, XBLA in Brief is back with a brand new episode. This week, we bring you The Maw, a surprisingly enjoyable action adventure title. Feed Maw all the animals he can stomach (hint: a lot) and watch him grow and gain lots of nifty powers. Oh, and did we mention the game is gorgeou...

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Update: According to Major Nelson, FunTown Mahjong is actually supposed to release next week. Yay? This week, the Xbox Live Arcade is featuring the award-winning independent 3D platformer, The Maw. Developed by Twisted Pixel Games, The Maw features an adorable alien named Frank who is trying to fi...

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This week's first XBLA release is FunTown Mahjong. Protip: If you wander into a village marked by a big sign that says "FunTown," and the first guy you see tells you that they've only got one game in town, that it's Mahjong and it costs $10 to play it ... then you're not in FunTown. You're in Awfu...

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We've got new Castle Crashers DLC coming to Xbox Live Arcade this week for 160 ($2), according to Major Major Major Major (Nelson). As of this writing, no other details were available on his site nor on the Behemoth's blog, but we suspect it's probably the new characters and weapons we heard about...

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The Maw isn't just the pink blob you see in the pic above. It's also the name of an action-platformer that sports some of the nicest production values we've seen in an Xbox Live Arcade title (you can get a sample right here). Developer Twisted Pixel Games has just revealed that we'll be able to se...

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Twisted Pixel Games just informed us that their intergalactic, purple colored and completely original Xbox Live Arcade game The Maw will be releasing to the Arcade next Wednesday, January 21st. The Maw will be priced at 800 Microsoft points and contain enough purple goo creatures to satisfy your n...

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When we first set eyes on The Maw we knew we were looking at something interesting and new. With a concept like "eat everything to change yourself and world, to get an alien home" it sounds like a winner. And now with some video to go with the idea, we're almost sure it's going to be a winner. Using...

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"Full featured 3D action adventure" news now, with independent studio Twisted Pixel Games announcing The Maw, a colorful new addition to Xbox Live Arcade's future lineup. The titular maw refers to the gaping gob possessed by the pictured pet blob, capable of eating anything from a house to corn on...

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No no, dear reader, not The Maw like the Halo level, but rather the maw as in the gullet of a voracious animal. See, The Maw has to do with Frank (the player, and character on the right of the above screen) and the game's namesake (the purple blob on the left). Both of whom are aliens trying to us...

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