Twisted Pixel has split off from Microsoft, and is once again an independent studio, according to a report from IGN. This isn’t the first time Microsoft has allowed a developer to go off on their own; it happened to Bungie back in 2007. Given Destiny’s success, perhaps they regret that decision now.
Lococycle is a guilty pleasure.
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.
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.
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…
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 …
Microsoft has bought Twisted Pixel, the studio responsible for games like 'Splosion Man, Comic Jumper and Gunstringer.
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…
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…
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.
The Gunstringer is likely the first dead cowboy puppet shooter you've ever played.
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.
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.
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.
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?
In Josh Bear's happy dream, Shigeru Miyamoto, creator of Donkey Kong and Super Mario, was sitting on a toilet.
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.
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.