Microsoft Studios acquires Twisted Pixel


In a press statement released today, Twisted Pixel announced that they have officially been acquired by Microsoft Studios. The studio, most known for their games Mrs. Splosion Man and The Gunstringer will now be creating games exclusively for Microsoft Platforms.

From Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Studios, Phil Spencer:

Twisted Pixel has an incredible track record of innovative, critically acclaimed, and most importantly, fun, games. Microsoft Studios is home to cutting-edge entertainment experiences, and the incredible creativity of the Twisted Pixel team will help drive further innovation around Kinect and Xbox LIVE.

And from Twisted Pixel’s Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Michael Wilford:

It is really exciting for us to solidify our long-standing relationship with Microsoft Studios, who we consider to be the leader in digital distribution and creating new innovations in gaming like Xbox LIVE and Kinect. As part of the family of Microsoft Studios we look forward to bringing even bigger and richer experiences to Xbox and Twisted Pixel fans around the world.

Good luck to the guys at Twisted Pixel, and here’s hoping this partnership brings some fantastic games our way!

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Tash is a self-diagnosed gaming fanatic with a doctorate in Psychology. She's also a self-confessed Mass Effect fangirl and will likely talk your ears off if you ever get her started on the subject. A lover of all things RPG and adventure, she has more gamer related action figures and memorabilia than any 30 something year old professional has a right to own, and has spent more time than she’d like to admit to daydreaming about exactly what she would do should the Zombie Apocalypse actually happen.

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