OXCGN’s Ms ‘Splosion Man XBLA Review
Girl power or just plain Girl sour?
©2011 Gav Ross
It was difficult to imagine a character more manic and schizophrenic than Twisted Pixel’s ‘Splosion Man – the fiery nutbag who graced XBLA with his presence back in 2009. The original game wasn’t quite a masterpiece, but it had bursts of charm and laugh-out-loud moments.
The first appearance of the ‘Donuts’ song still no doubt sits in a special place in the memories of Live Arcade gamers. The gameplay itself was very innovative for a one-button affair, and there was no shortage of frustratingly difficult spots to test one’s patience.
‘Splosion Man was a superb idea that had the potential for plenty of scope.
As a sequel, Ms ‘Splosion Man expands and refines the original in a variety of ways.