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David Jaffe wants you to shoot his truck

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, right?  My on...   read

 
 
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Twisted Metal dev hit with layoffs, David Jaffe leaving

[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 doing post TM ...&...   read

 
 


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Twisted Metal delayed and censored in Europe

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.  In North Amer...   read

 
 
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David Jaffe invites YOU to a Twisted Metal Tournament!

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 Thursday, Febr...   read

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

[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 from. Don't ho...   read

 
 
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Yep, Twisted Metal is getting an online pass

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 suprising, because...   read

 
 
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First-print copies of Twisted Metal include TM: Black

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 David Jaffe, who ...   read

 
 
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Twisted Metal: A different kind of multiplayer game

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 Jaffe, Scott Camp...   read

 
 
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Jaffe doesn't want online pass in Twisted Metal

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 ultimately up to Sony.&...   read

 
 
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Twisted Metal sorts out my Halloween costume

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 cream and death, Sw...   read

 
 
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David Jaffe's PAX Prime 2011 keynote

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 the job. David ...   read

 
 
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Twisted Metal gets romantic 2012 release date

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 going out to very r...   read

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

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 price.  "...   read

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

[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 treasures. If y...   read

 
 
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Damn: Twisted Metal delayed to early 2012

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 this extra time fo...   read

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

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 crowd during a p...   read

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

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-cab. Oh, and the...   read

 
 
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New Destructoid Episode: Twisted Golden Potato Gears 64

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 drank like eigh...   read

 
 
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Get your extended shot of Twisted Metal in action

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-o...   read

 
 
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Preview: Twisted Metal

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 insane. There's a...   read

 
 
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Twisted Metal dated for October 4

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 ...   read

 
 
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Sony lists twenty exclusive PS3 games for 2011

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 slated for 2011. Tha...   read

 
 
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Jaffe loves PS3 exclusivity more than audience expansion

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 exclusives is ...   read

 
 
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Twisted Metal goodies and art at Comic-Con

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 desision was lai...   read

 
 
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Jaffe isn't expecting Twisted Metal to be a blockbuster

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 himself in regards ...   read

 
 
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