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Though Ms. Splosion Man features online co-op and ghost data races against friends, the folks at developer Twisted Pixel are, like, really concerned with keeping you interested in their newest game. One such indication of this is today's launch day announcement that the "TMS" (or "Title Managed S...

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People like to ask if video games can be art. I think I've come up with a better question: Can video games be science? Using specific and carefully arranged digital stimuli, is it possible to reliably reproduce the same result? In the case of Ms. 'Splosion Man, I believe it is. The desired res...

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You might remember the drama surrounding a Capcom mobile title that sprung up earlier this year. In January, the publisher released MaXplosion, a title that bore more than a passing resemblance to the Twisted Pixel game, 'Splosion Man. Twisted Pixel's own Mike Henry stated at the time that the ...

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Zen Studios' Pinball FX2 and Twisted Pixel's Ms. Splosion Man have revealed a cross-splode-form promotion. Ms. 'Splosion Man will have her own table in the pinball sim, while an arcade room in Ms. 'Splosion Man, will have a "virtual Pinball FX 2 table where you can dive right into the hot XBLA pi...

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It looks like Ms. 'Splosion Man will buck the fifteen buck trend on Xbox Live Arcade. Just like her significant other, Ms. 'Splosion Man will be priced at an oh-so-reasonable 800 MS Points ($10). The 'sploderific sequel is set to land on Xbox Live on July 13. A PC version has also been rumored, t...

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Rock Paper Shotgun's Lewie Procter claims to have had a Steam version of Ms. 'Splosion Man spontaneously burst into his library, only to be replaced soon after by a listing called "ValveTestApp105420." A screenshot captured by RPS shows greyed-out Achievement images that depict Ms. 'Splosion Man,...

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The adventures of Captain Smiley have gotten a little cheaper this week, as Twisted Pixel has announced a permanent price drop for its pen-and-ink blaster, Comic Jumper. Originally priced at 1200 MS Points ($15), the panel-hopper will now be available for 800 MS Points ($10). Of course, if you...

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"The Capcom fiasco -- if you want to call it that -- lit a fire under our butts to give [iOS development] a try and see if we can make something there," Twisted Pixel CEO Mike Wilford has told Touch Arcade. Of course, the "fiasco" he's referring to was Capcom's appropriation of Splosion Man's cor...

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With the Ms. 'Splosion Man beta going on right now, we decided it would be the perfect time to check out the game's new mechanics in an online multiplayer session. We caught the resulting chaos on video, which we now present for your viewing pleasure. Join us as we hunt for Ms. 'Splosion Man's...

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Good news for all the 'splosion starved gamers out there: You're about to get your fix. Twisted Pixel has announced that Ms. 'Splosion Man -- sequel to one of our favorite games of 2009 -- will arrive on Xbox Live Arcade next month. Specifically, 'Splosion Man's significant other will hit the ...

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The phrase "on rails" has something of a negative connotation in the video game industry. It implies that one's game design is lazy, or that it takes freedom away from the player. As developers come to grips with Kinect's controller-free technology, many of its experiences remain on rails, includ...

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The Gunstringer is breaking all sorts of barriers this week. First, the title made the jump from Xbox Live Arcade to a full retail product. Now, the seemingly family-friendly adventure has been branded "T for Teen" according to Twisted Pixel's Dan Teasdale. So, what makes a game seemingly ripe fo...

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Forget that Xbox Live Arcade business, pardner! According to comments made by Twisted Pixel's Dan Teasdale, the once Xbox Live Arcade-bound game is headed for the greener (more expensive?) pastures of retail this fall. Twisted Pixel isn't talking price right now, but considering most Kinect games...

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It's been a few months since we've seen some fresh Ms. 'Splosion Man gameplay. Now, thanks to the magic of E3, we've got a piping hot serving of it ready for your enjoyment. Perceptive viewers can spot a few new gameplay elements. More importantly, however, is the inclusion of a wonderful Total...

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That's right, Twisted Pixel is running a multiplayer beta test for Ms. Splosion Man, which will see 10,000 individuals granted early access to the game's online multiplayer throughout the majority of June. Beta sign-ups are currently underway, so interested parties will want to halt reading this ...

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After teasing us over the last several days, Twisted Pixel has finally revealed the meaning behind Ms. 'Splosion Man's mysterious "2G1C" feature. As it turns out, it's actually much more innocent than its namesake -- which we will not elaborate upon here -- and simply allows one player to control...

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Twisted Pixel Games enlisted the cooperation of a bunch of random Austin residents for The Gunstringer's crowd sequences, which show FMV scenes of applause between each level. For the role of the "distinguished journalist," though, Twisted Pixel brought in an unexpected ringer: Lloyd Kaufman, co-fou...

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If you live in or near Austin, Texas, and would like to see Twisted Pixel's The Gunstringer for the first time, you'll have the opportunity this Sunday, May 1 from 4:00 to 6:30PM. The newly minted indie game collective Juegos Rancheros (!) is hosting its first monthly meetup at The Highball, feat...

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