'Splosion Man was received to favorable reviews, averaging 84 out of 100 at Metacritic and 85.55% and GameRankings, two video game aggregators. It was voted by Xbox Live players as the Best Original XBLA Game of 2009. IGN listed the game eleventh in their top twenty-five Xbox Live Arcade titles of all time. 'Splosion Man placed thirteenth overall in 2009 sales and as of year-end 2011 has sold over 487,000 copies. A sequel, titled Ms. Splosion Man, was released on July 13, 2011.