It's not Nintendo nor Insomniac. Reporter Jamin-Brophy Warren declares that The Maw and Splosion Man development studio Twisted Pixel has Pixar's knack for creating memorable, unreal characters with which we can empathise. Argument here: The Pixar of Video Games [Slate]
Writer Identifies "The Pixar Of Video Games"
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