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'Splosion Man (Xbox 360)

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Description

You are 'Splosion Man, the latest psychotic nuclear experiment from the irresponsible eggheads at Big Science. Having escaped his vault, players must guide 'Splosion Man through 50 single-player levels, and 3 bosses to escape the labyrinth of science.

Controls are very simple - players can only move and "'splode" up to three times; effectively triple-jumping their way through puzzles and away from dangerous hazards such as spike walls, rising levels of acid, and security robots in order to reach a safe room at the end of the stage. Timing is the greatest skill required, and players must hit increasingly tight windows of 'splosion jumps and exploding barrel launches, while finding ways to bypass the scientists' barriers and traps.

Along with the single-player campaign is the multiplayer campaign comprising of 50 additional levels which require increasingly skilled use of the ability to "splode" off one another for additional height and distance. Up to 4 players may participate within the multiplayer mode. Along the way, players can also collect hidden cakes in both single-player and multiplayer for various achievements.

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'Splosion Man Xbox 360 Explosive barrels launch you further.
'Splosion Man Xbox 360 You can grab ledges if you get close.
'Splosion Man Xbox 360 Main menu.
'Splosion Man Xbox 360 Ouch!

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The Press Says

GameFocus Jul 30, 2009 9.2 out of 10 92
Console Monster Jul 30, 2009 92 out of 100 92
Eurogamer.it Aug 10, 2009 9 out of 10 90
IGN Jul 17, 2009 9 out of 10 90
videogamer.com Jul 20, 2009 9 out of 10 90
Vandal Online Jul 30, 2009 9 out of 10 90
Wonderwallweb.com Jul 24, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85
GameSpot Jul 24, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Cheat Code Central 2009 4 out of 5 80
Eurogamer.net (UK) Jul 22, 2009 7 out of 10 70

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Trivia

It received two awards in IGN's Best of 2009 Game of the Year Awards (Editors' and Readers'):

  • Best Xbox 360 Platform Game
  • Best Xbox 360 Platform Game (Readers' Choice)

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SuperStache (35) added 'Splosion Man (Xbox 360) on Aug 15, 2009