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David Jaffe's game studio is going through some hard times

In what is sadly becoming a trend in the industry, another indie studio has been forced to lay staff off. This time, Bartlet Jones Supernatural Detective Agency (known for Drawn to Death) is the one on the chopping block. Helmed by industry...

 
 
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Review: Drawn to Death

From the mind of Twisted Metal and God of War designer David Jaffe comes Drawn to Death, a multiplayer-only arena shooter set within the doodle-filled confines of a teenager's notebook. This is a world in which a shark-headed ninja can grap...

 
 
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Are you playing Drawn to Death? Not many people seem to be

I was right there on launch day with Drawn to Death. Sure, David Jaffe has had some misses in his career, but the idea of a free PS4 shooter (with Plus) sounded pretty sweet. I'm wondering though, is anyone else aware that this game even ex...

 
 
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Drawn to Death will be among April's PlayStation Plus lineup

If you've ever once thought Drawn to Death looked like something that would do well to come out of the gate as a free-with-PlayStation-Plus game to help bolster its multiplayer community, I'm right there with you. And so are David Jaffe and...

 
 
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Drawn to Death launching on PlayStation Network this April

Honestly, I had completely forgotten about Drawn to Death until today. The last we heard of David Jaffe's (Twisted Metal, God of War) kooky arena shooter was in 2014, but I'm glad to see it alive and kicking.  Drawn to Death is an aren...

 
 
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Drawn to Death: A PS4 arena shooter from David Jaffe

"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 violent notebook....

 
 
 
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David Jaffe attached to new car combat game Autoduel

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) and long-time p...

 
 
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David Jaffe launches glorious verbal attack on CNN anchor

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 wants her viewers...

 
 
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How David Jaffe would fix Resident Evil 6

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 his view in no u...

 
 
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Jaffe isn't excited for Wii U, thinks consoles are dying

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 Play and newly pos...

 
 
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David Jaffe's new studio is doing a free-to-play shooter

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 much in the earl...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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 ...&...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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.&...

 
 
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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 ...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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.  "...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 




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