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David Jaffe

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Set in a teen's notebook
"They said I could cuss." Oh, Jaffe. Jaffe's (Twisted Metal, God of War) new studio's PS4 exclusive (in conjunction with Sony San Diego) is Drawn to Death, a third-person arena shooter set in a high school kid's vi... read feature

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David Jaffe

This seems to be the new David Jaffe game, and it looks fantastic


We'll find out at PlayStation Experience
Nov 25
PlayStation Experience takes place in Las Vegas in early December, and it's sure to have plenty of announcements and surprises. One of those is getting teased today with a rabbit hole of information (starting with this noteb... read
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David Jaffe attached to new car combat game Autoduel


Alongside other genre veterans
May 16
Twisted Metal creator David Jaffe will serve as a creative adviser on Pixelbionic's debut title, a car combat game named Autoduel. The studio, co-founded by Maxx Kaufman (inXile, art director of Return to Castle Wolfenstein) ... read
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David Jaffe launches glorious verbal attack on CNN anchor


Developer gives Erin Burnett a furious piece of his mind
Feb 06
Last week, we talked about how CNN anchor Erin Burnett desperately tried to link videogames to violent crime, attempting as she did to lead a psychologist into agreeing with her, and appearing flustered when he didn't. She wa... read
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How David Jaffe would fix Resident Evil 6


Twisted Metal dev dishes out financial advice to Capcom
Oct 06
What I love about David Jaffe is that he'll answer questions and damn the consequences. He was asked by one gamer how he'd fix Resident Evil 6, the polarizing action game that's received a famous critical mauling. He shared h... read
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Jaffe isn't excited for Wii U, thinks consoles are dying


Jun 14
Every now and then, some industry chap will ring the death-knell for consoles, and the rest of the world will agree or scrabble to defend their favorite systems. Today's contestant is David Jaffe, former face of Eat Sleep Pla... read
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David Jaffe's new studio is doing a free-to-play shooter


Jun 08
Following his work on Twisted Metal, David Jaffe has shared details about his next project in an interview with GamesIndustry International: it's a free-to-play, browser-based, third-person shooter. While this is still very m... read
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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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
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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
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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

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David Jaffe criticizes media praise for 'art' games


Mar 14
David Jaffe, ever a man after my own heart, has slammed the praise that people pour on "art" games. He claims that most art games aren't as compelling as people pretend, and focusing on them only serves to devalue the medium.... read
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GDC 11: Jaffe: Games should be patched four times a year


Mar 03
Outspoken game director David "Glistening Bull" Jaffe has criticized games that release huge amounts of patches in a short space of time, suggesting that a game should be updated four times a year at most. "Hardware manufactu... read
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Jaffe: NGP is like a fresh pussy


Jan 30
Famous author Arthur C. Clarke once said, "Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic." Famous game developer David Jaffe once said, "New hardware is like new pussy." Truly, the spirit of Clarke is b... read
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Jaffe to Destructoid: Can't I have an opinion!?


Dec 01
Twisted Metal director David Jaffe upset a number of our more mental Xbox 360 fanboys yesterday when we quoted his comments on console exclusivity. After earning a torrent of vitriol from various community members for flying ... read
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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
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David Jaffe 'f*cking sick' of 'artsy fartsy' industry


Jun 22
David Jaffe likes to make games about maniacs in cars shooting each other with rockets. He's not what you'd consider a deep and philosophical soul, nor will he be winning awards for epic game narrative. He's absolutely fine w... read
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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
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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
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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

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Jaffe on a new Twisted Metal: 'I WISH'


May 24
Gamers have long thought that Eat Sleep Play -- co-founded by David Jaffe -- have been working on a new Twisted Metal title for the PlayStation 3. But if Jaffe's latest Twitter comments are to be believed, that may not be the... read






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