LocoCycle: It's Like KITT, GLaDOS and Spy Hunter Had a Xbox One Baby

Talking cars. Who doesn't like talking cars? And talking cars that can blow stuff up? Even better. Except in this case, the vehicle in question is a super-smart sentient motorcycle that got hit by lightning and decided it doesn't want to work for The Man anymore. » 9/01/13 3:30pm 9/01/13 3:30pm

The Next Game from the ‘Splosion Man Folks Is an Xbox One Launch Title

Updates about LocoCycle—the next game from the creators of The Maw and The Gunstringer—have been few and far in between. But it looks like we’ll be seeing more of the vehicular adventure next week since LocoCycle has been confirmed as an Xbox One launch title. » 6/07/13 1:06pm 6/07/13 1:06pm

LocoCycle Looks Like a Little Bit of Knight Rider, a Little Bit of Spy…

When Microsoft showed off a glimpse of Twisted Pixel's upcoming game at E3 last year, I hoped that it would be a spiritual descendant of Road Rash. Now we get a look at actual gameplay, it looks more like a funny fusion in the vein of man-and-machine buddy comedies like Short Circuit. A level from LocoCycle will… » 3/15/13 4:00pm 3/15/13 4:00pm

LocoCycle: The Road Rash Successor We've Been Waiting For?

Not much was shown for new Xbox 360 title LocoCycle at Microsoft's E3 2012 media briefing but the short teaser above makes it seem like players will be controlling sentient motorcycles capable of speedy and stealthy assassinations. It might just be that the upcoming game from the makers of The Gunstringer and the … » 6/04/12 2:44pm 6/04/12 2:44pm

In Game Design, Sometimes You Have To Fake It 'till You Make... The …

Some of the best ideas are born of strange, stressful circumstances. Case in point: Twisted Pixel's inspired and highly enjoyable new Kinect game The Gunstringer. To hear Twisted Pixel CEO Mike Wilford and chief creative officer Josh Bear tell it, the two of them came up with the idea for the game… during their pitch… » 9/26/11 7:30pm 9/26/11 7:30pm

Forget Unreal: I'm All About Twisted Pixel's "Beard" Engine

Like many folks, I've got a complicated relationship with pre-game splash screens. On the one hand, I like that series of middleware introductions, publisher logos, and various other graphical preamble that flash across my screen, largely because of how I savor them the first time I'm playing a game that I'm excited… » 9/19/11 10:00pm 9/19/11 10:00pm

Go Pick Up The Gunstringer's Soundtrack for Free

If you're a fan of video game soundtracks, you can pick up a hefty 27-track compilation for free right now from The Gunstringer. Twisted Pixel just made it available on the game's official page. Head over there, click on "Downloads" atop the page and you'll see it. » 9/18/11 1:00pm 9/18/11 1:00pm

Ms. 'Splosion Man Crosses Over With Pinball FX 2 Next Week

Although known primarily for its Marvel Comics tables, the pinball simulator Pinball FX 2 has other crossovers, like Rocky & Bullwinkle and Street Fighter. The game's latest team-up is with Twisted Pixel's Ms. 'Splosion Man, and it is available Aug. 31. » 8/24/11 8:00pm 8/24/11 8:00pm

Six Shots of Pinball FX 2's Next Table, Ms. 'Splosion Man

Back in July, FX Pinball 2 creator Zen Studios revealed that Twisted Pixel's Ms. 'Splosion Man would supply the theme for the next table for the pinball simulator. Six fresh screens of that went out today. » 8/12/11 1:30am 8/12/11 1:30am

Ms. Splosion Man Priced Reasonably, Maybe Coming to Steam

Two things we're quite sure of regarding Ms. Splosion Man, the next game from Twisted Pixel and semi-sequel to Xbox Live Arcade game 'Splosion Man: it is coming to Xbox 360 this Wednesday, July 13 for 800 Microsoft Points. » 7/05/11 6:40pm 7/05/11 6:40pm

Ms. 'Splosion Man To Splode on Xbox Live Arcade in July

Twisted Pixel's sequel to 2009 explosive action-platformer 'Splosion Man, the more feminine Ms. 'Splosion Man, comes to Xbox Live Arcade on July 13, boasting 50 all-new single player levels, 50 multiplayer levels and a "2 Girls 1 Controller" mode. » 6/23/11 4:20pm 6/23/11 4:20pm

10,000 People Will Get Their Hands On Ms. Splosion Man Early

Ms. Splosion Man is full of surprises. First, it's called Ms. Splosion Man. Second, you can control two Ms. Splosion Mans at the same time with its "2 Girls 1 Controller" mode. And now there's an early access beta? » 5/24/11 10:00pm 5/24/11 10:00pm

The Gunstringer Aims For Good Kinect Control (And Hits Its Target)

Twisted Pixel's new shooter for the Xbox 360, The Gunstringer, might make you feel better about Kinect controls. It is, after all, a Kinect game you can play while sitting down. » 2/24/11 11:30pm 2/24/11 11:30pm

This Little Kinect-Controlled Marionette Is Packing Heat

The next game from the makers of 'Splosion Man and Comic Jumper puts you in control of a virtual, Kinect-enabled puppet armed with two six-shooters and a thirst for revenge. » 2/01/11 1:30pm 2/01/11 1:30pm

Capcom 'Saddened' By Plagiarism Allegations

Capcom has responded to allegations its mobile game, MaXplosion, is a naked ripoff of the downloadable hit 'Splosion Man, developed after the original game's creator approached Capcom's console division about publishing it. Capcom says it is "saddened" by the situation. » 1/13/11 7:20pm 1/13/11 7:20pm