MEGamers writes: "What is the maw ? Well, this is summed up perfectly by the boffins at Twisted Pixel, who state :
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."