Twisted Pixel News


Ms. Splosion Man challenge to give away steaks

By Steve Watts, Feb 13, 2012 2:00pm PST

Twisted Pixel has partnered with Omaha Steaks to give a "Filet Prize Pack" to the top five leaderboard performers for its next Ms. Splosion Man challenge.


"LOL... I thought it said OBAMA Steaks at first... I was like... SIGN ME UP !!!"

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Twisted Pixel CCO discusses studio future following Microsoft acquisition

By Xav de Matos, Nov 04, 2011 7:30pm PDT

Twisted Pixel's chief creative officer Josh Bear discusses the future of his company following last month's news that Microsoft has acquired the company.


Microsoft acquires Twisted Pixel

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 12, 2011 7:00am PDT

Austin indie Twisted Pixel, the dev behind 'Splosion Man, The Gunstringer, Comic Jumper, and more, has been acquired by Microsoft.


"oh boy another Austin Microsoft studio.. I can't wait for Brute Force 2! "

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The Gunstringer DLC is live-action cowboy laser game tribute

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 13, 2011 9:15am PDT

Twisted Pixel pays homage to classic laser games like Mad Dog McCree in The Gunstringer's free launch-day DLC, with a live-action shooting gallery starring cowboys and Troma co-founder Lloyd Kaufman.


The Gunstringer demo moseys on out

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 31, 2011 6:00am PDT

If you fancy Kinect games with fewer hoedowns and more showdowns, you can give 'Splosion Man developer Twisted Pixel's arcade shooter The Gunstringer a whirl in the demo out now.


Gunstringer dated and priced, comes with Fruit Ninja

By Steve Watts, Jul 22, 2011 9:15am PDT

Microsoft and Twisted Pixel announced today that The Gunstringer will come out September 13 in North America, and September 16 in Europe. It will cost $39.99, and include a download code for Fruit Ninja Kinect.


Ms. Splosion Man to get patchless Challenge updates

By Steve Watts, Jul 13, 2011 9:45am PDT

Ms. Splosion Man will be adding new weekly challenges with leaderboards and giveaways, without having to sit through a patch, using the Xbox 360's TMS system.


"Worked fine, I wish they had released packs like that for the PC. The custom levels don't save ..."

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Gunstringer coming to retail in September

By Steve Watts, Jun 15, 2011 12:45pm PDT

Twisted Pixel has transitioned The Gunstringer to a full retail product, and will be shipping to brick-and-mortar stores in September.


"I hope this turn out better than Comic jumper... What a disappointment that was after an such an ..."

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The Gunstringer confirmed for XBLA

By Xav de Matos, Feb 24, 2011 2:45pm PST

Though we've known about Twisted Pixel's upcoming Kinect-exclusive title The Gunstringer for quite some time, it was never made clear how the game would be released...


"I'm loving the art style--nice change of pace from so much realism. Can't wait!"

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Twisted Pixel Bringing Ms. 'Splosion Man and Unannounced Game to PAX East

By Xav de Matos, Jan 14, 2011 4:00pm PST

While it would appear that Twisted Pixel has its attention on other matters, the team took an opportunity to announce its plans for PAX East....


Capcom Accused of Ripping-off 'Splosion Man in 'MaXplosion' [Update: Capcom Responds]

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 13, 2011 12:30pm PST

[Update] Capcom has provided us with its official statement on the topic: While Twisted Pixel did have discussions with our console game team...


"Indeed. That's pretty sad. But it's heard all too much in many industries. Someone has an ..."

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