Twisted Pixel Bought by Microsoft

The team behind ‘Splosion Man and his girlfriend Ms. ‘Splosion Man, Twisted Pixel, now belong to Microsoft after they were purchased in a deal recently.

The news broke on Major Nelson’s Blog, welcoming the former Indie Company to it’s ranks, following such companies as Rare and Lionhead Studios to promising exclusivity to the 360. This is potentially the first step in the XBLA and PSN becoming two distinct offerings, rather than oddly similar markets, with more and more exclusives coming out for both consoles.

Twisted Pixel, who were also responsible for The Maw, and GunStringer, have not mentioned what games they have in the works for their new bosses, but time will tell just what they can bring to the XBLA table.

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