Video Game / 'Splosion Man

'Splosion Man is a Platform Game for the Xbox Live Arcade service, created by Twisted Pixel, makers of The Maw. This aptly-named title follows the adventures of the eponymous, slightly deranged, experimental subject as he escapes from a variety of dangerous laboratories. To navigate the many hazards that he faces, he is blessed with the power to spontaneously explode without harming himself. This ability functions as a jump, as well as a temporary shield from projectiles and a means of offense.

A follow-up, Ms. 'Splosion Man, had a July 13, 2011 release date.

'Splosion Man provides examples of the following tropes: