Microsoft Studios gets twisted

Microsoft Game Studios

Microsoft Studios can now add another notch to its belt after acquiring indie game developer Twisted Pixel.

In a press release sent out today, Phil Spencer, Microsoft Studios’ corporate vice president, thinks the developers will bring another angle to the studio, saying, “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.”

The studio, known for games like ‘Splosion Man and The Gunstringer will now join the likes of other game creators such as Lionhead Studios and Rare Ltd.

Twisted Pixel also was encouraged by the acquisition, with Michael Wilford, the co-founder and CEO of Twisted Pixel saying, “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.”


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