The Maw

The Maw

Year
2009
Publisher
Twisted Pixel Games, 2009
Developer
Twisted Pixel Games
Genre
Platformers
Keywords

maw - 1.00 frank - 0.29 platform - 0.18 fire - 0.12 fang - 0.12 package - 0.12 pixel - 0.12 introduced - 0.06 giant - 0.06 barrier - 0.06 mouth - 0.06 drag - 0.06 enjoying - 0.06 bounce - 0.06 solve - 0.06 pace - 0.06 brain - 0.06 force - 0.06 evil - 0.06 layouts - 0.06

Also avaliable on
Xbox 360

The Maw is a 2009 action-adventure video game developed by Twisted Pixel Games. Released for Xbox Live Arcade and Windows, the game centers on the extraterrestrial Frank and a purple, amorphous creature called The Maw, who have crash-landed their spacecraft on an alien planet. The player assumes the role of Frank and directs The Maw—which can take on the abilities of objects and fauna it consumes—via a leash.Critical reception of The Maw was above average; both the Xbox 360 and Windows versions hold a rating of 75/100 on Metacritic, and respective ratings of 76.06% and 73.33% on GameRankings. The game won the 2008 Audience Choice award at PAX10, and was a finalist at the 2009 Independent Games Festival. As of year-end 2011, The Maw has moved more than 237,000 units.

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