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The pinnacle of alien evolution, Maw is a cowardly fat blob concerned mostly with snacking and lounging. He can, however, absorb the traits of anything he eats, is virtually indestructible, and can grow to unlimited size. If he wasn't a danger to all life in the universe, he'd make the perfect pet.
Utgivningsdatum: 9 Mar 2009
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Innehåller 4 saker: The Maw, The Maw: Brute Force, The Maw: River Redirect, The Maw: Speeder Lane

Recensioner

The Maw is a wonderful display of good level design and great character development with fresh new characters.
— 92/100, Modern-Gamer.com

The Maw will have you giggling till you pee your pants...
— 87/100, Editor's Choice Award, Game Focus

The Maw delivers that kind of wholesome, fuzzy charm that leaves you smiling and completely satisfied.
— 80/100, Giant Bomb

Om spelet

The pinnacle of alien evolution, Maw is a cowardly fat blob concerned mostly with snacking and lounging. He can, however, absorb the traits of anything he eats, is virtually indestructible, and can grow to unlimited size. If he wasn't a danger to all life in the universe, he'd make the perfect pet. In this action/adventure game, he's the best friend of our hero Frank, and only by working together can Maw eat their way to freedom. The Maw was honored with the Audience Choice Award in the 2008 PAX-10 showcase of independent games, and is a finalist at this year's Independent Games Festival for Technical Excellence.

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  • Full featured 3D action/adventure
  • Winner of the 2008 PAX 10 Audience Choice Award
  • Finalist in the 2009 Independent Games Festival
  • Unstoppable and insatiably hungry Maw that grows to limitless proportions
  • Cinemas with lots of personality and humor throughout the entire buddy-comedy storyline
  • Versatile leash for manipulating creatures and objects
  • Eight levels with varying puzzles and traps to overcome
  • Five unique creatures that instill Maw with five unique powers
  • Interactive soundtrack by award-winning composer Winifred Phillips
  • Additional levels available as downloadable content

Systemkrav

    • Operativsystem: Microsoft® Windows® XP/Vista
    • Processor: AMD® Athlon® 64 2.2 GHz eller motsvarande
    • Minne: 1024 MB RAM
    • Hårddiskutrymme: 300 MB tillgängligt hårddiskutrymme
    • Grafikkort: Nvidia® Geforce® 7600 256 MB eller motsvarande, (ATI® 2400 fungerar lika bra)
    • Ljudkort: DirektX®-kompatibelt
    • DirectX® Version: DirectX® 9.0c
    • Kontrollstöd: Xbox 360-kontroll och annan kontroll med stöd för DirectInput
    • Operativsystem: Microsoft® Windows® XP/Vista
    • Processor: Intel® Pentium® Core 2 Duo 2.2 GHz eller motsvarande
    • Minne: 2 GB RAM
    • Hårddiskutrymme: 300 MB tillgängligt hårddiskutrymme
    • Grafikkort: Nvidia® Geforce® 8800 GT 512 MB eller motsvarande, (ATI® 3870 på ATI-sidan)
    • Ljudkort: DirektX®-kompatibelt
    • DirectX® Version: DirectX® 9.0c
    • Kontrollstöd: Xbox 360-kontroll och annan kontroll med stöd för DirectInput
Hjälpsamma kundrecensioner
5 av 6 personer (83%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
1,125 produkter på kontot
350 recensioner
1.0 timmar totalt
It's like playing a Pixar movie if that Pixar movie were about a murderous alien who eats things alive.

...rephrase: It's like playing a Dreamworks movie.
Upplagd: 20 Mars 2014
Var denna recension hjälpsam? Ja Nej
2 av 2 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
435 produkter på kontot
6 recensioner
4.1 timmar totalt
A cute little puzzle/action game where you play an escaped alien convict and befriend a blob that will eat everything else. I found the controls a bit loose but still very playable. Virtually no story, no real depth and cartoony graphics may make this one better suited for the younger crowd but it's a decent game to kick back with after an aggravating day for the older folks.
Upplagd: 20 Juni 2014
Var denna recension hjälpsam? Ja Nej
3 av 4 personer (75%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
543 produkter på kontot
45 recensioner
0.9 timmar totalt
While graphics are simple, this game is a lot of fun to play. Sadly though, it also gets bored quite quickly as well because of the highly repetative gameplay :(
Upplagd: 18 Mars 2014
Var denna recension hjälpsam? Ja Nej
1 av 1 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
231 produkter på kontot
1 recension
9.1 timmar totalt
The Maw is a delightful action platformer released in 2009 by Twisted Pixel Games, who has gone on to release a slew of really tight, inventive downloadable games. The game centers around space adventurer Frank who comes upon a cute little one-eyed pink monster (heh) while being held captive on an Imperial ship. After making their escape, Frank becomes tethered to the Maw by an electrofied gauntlet, allowing him to guide the creature around like a guard dog. It becomes clear pretty quickly why the Maw was imprisoned, for he has an insatiable appetite for anything and everything, with each new meal causing the Maw to grow in size.

This game was an absolute delight, combining all of the elements that I love from the action platformer genre popularized by Nintendo, Rare, and Sony’s third party studios. The gameplay is really fun, introducing new enemy types and abilities at a pretty frequent clip, such as Frank learning to use his arm tether to sling enemies, hijack ships, and grappling-hook his way around the beautiful alien landscapes. Who doesn’t love a grappling hook, am I right? The Maw also sees quite a bit of progression, not only by growing in size, but also by absorbing the powers from defeated enemies during boss fights.

This game is really charming, and has a refreshingly colorful and bouncy animation style. The characters are undeniably cute, and have funny interactions during cutscenes. The game is not an incredibly long experience, as it can be completed in under 10 hours — including all three DLC expansions. Despite its short running time, the game is full of content, and keeps the game progression moving along at a comfortable, natural pace. It’s not often that we see new platformer franchises being released these days (with the exception of the mildly well-recieved Knack on the PS4), and although The Maw is by no means a spring chicken, it is still as fun and refreshing as the day it was released.

Highly recommended.
Upplagd: 28 Januari 2014
Var denna recension hjälpsam? Ja Nej
3 av 6 personer (50%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
389 produkter på kontot
9 recensioner
0.7 timmar totalt
The games visuals are decent, however the gameplay starts to get pretty repetitive as the levels increase in size. Its okay for a demo, but not worth a full playthrough, as there are much better games out there to spend time on.
Upplagd: 26 Januari 2014
Var denna recension hjälpsam? Ja Nej

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