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The Maw

Platform(s): Xbox 360
Genre: Action/Adventure
Publisher: Twisted Pixel Games
Developer: Twisted Pixel Games
Release Date: Jan. 21, 2009

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'The Maw' (X360) to Get Three New Levels as DLC

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2009 @ 3:23 p.m. PST

In this full featured 3D action adventure, players take control of Frank, a simple alien that must partner up with The Maw, a cute little blob with an insatiable hunger that makes him the most dangerous creature in the galaxy. Players will need to harness The Maw’s unstoppable growth and the incredible powers he earns, in order to help Frank find his way home.

In this full featured 3D action adventure, players take control of Frank, a simple alien that must partner up with The Maw, a cute little blob with an insatiable hunger that makes him the most dangerous creature in the galaxy. Players will need to harness The Maw’s unstoppable growth and the incredible powers he earns, in order to help Frank find his way home.

The Maw features a lengthy, full scope, single-player experience filled with hundreds of 3D character animations, intense cinemas, cutting edge graphics technology, a professionally composed soundtrack, and much more.

The Maw will feature an all-original, interactive soundtrack by Interactive Achievement Award-winning composer Winifred Phillips, who has composed music for such well-known game titles as God of War, Speed Racer, and The Da Vinci Code. For The Maw, Phillips has created a vibrant jazz soundtrack that highlights the progress of the main characters, Frank and Maw, while simultaneously responding to the player’s actions as the game unfolds.

Twisted Pixel is currently working on DLC for The Maw, the "Deleted Scenes" will include three levels (100 MS Points per level), and come with all new achievements:

  1. Brute Force: set between the original game's 2nd and 3rd level, Bounty Hunters have sent in their new Brutes elite strike force to stop Frank and Maw.
  2. River Redirect: takes place after the original game's 6th level, Frank and Maw have to change the course of a river to get past a blazing fire.
  3. The Speeder Lane: takes place after the original game's 7th level, Maw and Frank have to a Bounty Hunter Speeder and use it to slam through a blockade.

The Maw is currently available on Xbox Live Arcade for 800 Microsoft Points ($10 USD).


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