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David Jaffe wants you to shoot his truck


Feb 12
I love the idea of promoting a new game release with a contest; it's a pretty foolproof concept. I definitely like the idea of being allowed to shoot Sweet Tooth's ice cream truck with a machine gun. Sounds perfect, rig... read

Twisted Metal dev hit with layoffs, David Jaffe leaving


Feb 07
[Update: Jaffe has responded to today's news, confirming that layoffs were had, but addressing talk of casual development by saying, "I have zero plans to make games like FARMVILLE and ANGRY BIRDS. I never said what I was doi... read

Twisted Metal delayed and censored in Europe


Feb 03
Twisted Metal is suffering a few localization problems, resulting in the car-on-car violence being delayed in Europe. The game is now due out in March for PAL gamers, although a solid release date is yet to be confirmed. ... read

David Jaffe invites YOU to a Twisted Metal Tournament!


Jan 27
Upon the news that a new Twisted Metal game was coming out, many gamers couldn't wait to sink their sweet teeth into it. Well, if you live in or near San Francisco, you will have the opportunity to check out this game next... read

Sweet Tooth is gonna take you for a ride on January 31


Jan 27
[Editor's Note: Ladies and gents, welcome Chris Carter to the front page and the Destructoid news staff. Regular readers will surely recognize his face and name from our community. As always, that's where our best people come... read

Yep, Twisted Metal is getting an online pass


Jan 23
Despite David Jaffe stating he didn't want one, Twisted Metal is getting itself a lovely, shiny, pretty little online pass. Because inconveniencing all your customers is what gaming is all about.  It's absolutely not sup... read

First-print copies of Twisted Metal include TM: Black


Dec 28
Those who purchase a first-edition copy of Twisted Metal will receive a voucher that can be redeemed for a free digital copy of the original Twisted Metal: Black. News of this thoughtful freebie comes by way of co-director Da... read

Unless you count the continued popularity of Mario Kart, we’re a long way from the ’90s heyday of car combat games. Modern multiplayer combat primarily concerns games in which people shoot each other, but David Ja... read feature

Jaffe doesn't want online pass in Twisted Metal


Dec 08
Twisted Metal director David Jaffe would rather not have an online pass in Twisted Metal, declaring that any lost sales due to used games would be acceptable if it generated new fans. He did, however, admit that it's ultimate... read

Twisted Metal sorts out my Halloween costume


Oct 31
Of all the nonsense publishers dump on my doorstep, this latest offering from Sony is up there with my favorites. Just in time for Halloween, I stumbled upon this scary clown mask based on Twisted Metal's purveyor of ice crea... read

David Jaffe's PAX Prime 2011 keynote


Aug 30
David Jaffe kicked off PAX Prime 2011 this year and his keynote address was simply mesmerizing. Here's a man who has done amazing things in the videogame industry bearing it all, including all the hardships that's come with ... read

Twisted Metal gets romantic 2012 release date


Aug 25
After being pushed out of 2011, Twisted Metal has a firm release date: Valentine's Day 2012. (That's February 14 for those who aren't romantically inclined.) "What I predict is gonna happen is you're going to have people goin... read

Jaffe: $60 is a 'SH*T TON' to ask for a game


Aug 08
David Jaffe has joined Bethesda's Todd Howard in admitting that $60 is a significant investment for gamers to make. However, just like Howard, he's also decided that his own Twisted Metal provides enough to justify the asking... read

The DTOID Show: Nolan North, Skyrim, and Torchlight LIVE!


Aug 05
[The Destructoid Show gives a rundown of all the top news from Destructoid.com every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Subscribe to us on YouTube, follow us on Twitter, and like us on Facebook.] Hello my special ... read

David Jaffe says that they're going to miss the date of October 4, and that Twisted Metal has to be pushed back. They need time to polish the title, he says. "Thing is, you gotta trust me when I tell you that – with thi... read feature

Twisted Metal now an 'HBO serial killer' with an M rating


Jul 25
Remember when Eat Sleep Play was aiming for a T-rating for the upcoming PlayStation 3 Twisted Metal? It's given up that plan; the game will now ship with an M-rating. "Without the blood," Eat Sleep Play's David Jaffe told a c... read

E3: Jaffe reveals boss, stage and robots in Twisted Metal


Jun 06
David Jaffe has revealed what we'll be seeing of Twisted Metal this week at E3. The above trailer reveals a little bit of the story behind Sweet Tooth's deadly ramapage as well as a boss named Iron Maiden, a semi-c... read

New Destructoid Episode: Twisted Golden Potato Gears 64


Apr 16
Whenever I finish shooting an episode of The Destructoid Show, and I think "Yeah! Nailed it!" I'm always horribly disappointed when I see the episode. Today was one of those days. Is it a good episode? I have no idea, but I ... read

Get your extended shot of Twisted Metal in action


Apr 15
Twisted Metal certainly seems to be shaping up very nicely, and now there's an extended trailer to check out some of the gameplay as well. Axel's big two-wheeler monstrocity of a vehicle in Dale's preview has also been announced as a pre-order bonus vehicle. I guess I'll finally have to buy a bluetooth headset now. Thanks Jaffe! read

Oh, you're not ready for Twisted Metal. You think you are, but you're not. You may think that you're prepared, being a fan of this PlayStation and PS2 predecessors, but you're not even close to being prepared. This game is in... read feature

Twisted Metal dated for October 4


Apr 08
The long-awaited vehicular violence romp that is Twisted Metal has been given a release date of October 4, 2011.  The game's looking set to be a hot one. It doesn't appear to have changed much over the years, but does it need to? It's about cars shooting rockets at each other. That's a formula you don't really need to fix.  I'll be picking this one up for sure. Who else is planning to? read

Sony lists twenty exclusive PS3 games for 2011


Jan 10
When Sony feels it has something to aggrandize, it won't be shy about aggrandizing. In this case, it might well be justifies, as the official PlayStation Blog boasts not one, not two, but twenty PS3 exclusives, all slate... read

Jaffe loves PS3 exclusivity more than audience expansion


Nov 30
Twisted Metal won't be coming to the Xbox 360. Obviously not, since Sony owns the game's license. Still, even if creator David Jaffe could put it on the 360, he apparently would not. According to the developer, giving the PS3... read

Twisted Metal goodies and art at Comic-Con


Jul 17
Who's headed to Comic-Con!? Not me, that's for sure. I'll be not there and not enjoying the Twisted Metal panel where I will not see the designs for the post-apocalyptic Twisted Metal that was tossed around before the final d... read

Jaffe isn't expecting Twisted Metal to be a blockbuster


Jun 22
Twisted Metal is a name hardcore gamers likely all recognize but the series has never had the über-success we associate with major, AAA releases. Series creator David Jaffe knows this and doesn't seem to be deluding hims... read

Jaffe explains how twisted the T-rated Twisted Metal gets


Jun 21
Fans of Twisted Metal: Black might have been put off a bit upon hearing that Eat Sleep Play were aiming for a 'T' rating with its upcoming PlayStation 3 Twisted Metal game. The studio’s co-founder David Jaffe later turn... read

Eat Sleep Play's upcoming PlayStation 3 Twisted Metal title is sure to go down as one of the worst-kept secrets in gaming. Since the studio's formation back in 2007, rumors have swirled that the company was hard at work on a ... read feature


The big "surprise" announcement at Sony's press conference this afternoon was that, contrary to what David Jaffe had posted on Twitter a few months back, he is, in fact, working on a Twisted Metal game. As Sweet Tooth d... read feature

E3 10: New Twisted Metal revealed for the PS3


Jun 15
Sony unveiled a ton of new info on Twisted Metal at this year's E3 press conference, and let me tell you, the sheer amount of screens and new footage we saw was overwhelming -- it was tough to keep up! I had to stop bitching ... read

New Twisted Metal! Jaffe: 'Soon bitch!'


Feb 19
Last night at the AIAS Interactive Achievement Awards in Las Vegas, David Jaffe may have gotten caught up in the moment and confirmed a new Twisted Metal as his next project. 1UP believes it heard an audience member shout out... read

Twisted Metal Sweet Tooth figurine looks radical


Feb 18
Collectible toy manufacturer DC Direct has a lot of videogame properties under its belt, waiting to be released -- from Resistance 2, to Heavenly Sword, and even to Dragon Age: Origins. But its their Twisted Metal "Sweet Toot... read

Twisted Metal is not confirmed, but could be a reboot


Jan 31
A new Twisted Metal has been rumored forever now, and hinted at and kind of directly referred to by David Jaffe himself. It's one of those terribly, terribly kept secrets and Jaffe is probably the biggest culprit in hinting a... read






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