Someone's Making a Twisted Metal Flick and I Can't Wait for the Reviews

Let me put this delicately. I don't want to see » 2/17/12 8:30pm 2/17/12 8:30pm a movie. But I do want to a movie get made. I want to see what happens when the whole thing gets trashed in a review. If it's anything like what happened with the game's review this week, it'll be far more entertaining than whatever garbage Hollywood thinks gamers…

Outgoing Twisted Metal Creator Would Consider Kickstarter Funding for…

Despite his fears—as only he could express them—that crowdfunding for video games could become "a dick measuring contest," Twisted Metal creator David Jaffe says he'd consider a Kickstarter project for backing, as he embarks on life starting up a new development studio. » 2/11/12 7:00pm 2/11/12 7:00pm

Machine-Gun This Truck from the Comfort of Your Computer Desk on…

Out in the middle of the desert, a remote-controlled M249 Squad Automatic Weapon will unload its magazine into Sweet Tooth's iconic ice cream truck from Twisted Metal, releasing on Tuesday for the PlayStation 3. The trigger will be thousands of spacebars from across the Internet, and the finger on one of them can be… » 2/11/12 3:00pm 2/11/12 3:00pm

A Follow-Up with David Jaffe About that Oral Sex Remark

In a promotional video interview that went live on February 6th, David Jaffe included a statement that I and others found objectionable. So I objected. After the piece ran, Jaffe reached out to me through Twitter and we agreed to schedule a call. Yesterday evening, we spoke about the issue by phone for roughly half an… » 2/08/12 6:30pm 2/08/12 6:30pm

Twisted Metal, Syndicate Demos New This Week on the PlayStation Store

Some weeks, the PlayStation Store has a whole bunch of cool new digital content. Other weeks, not so much. This week falls a bit into the latter category, though there are two exciting demos out—the Syndicate co-op demo (which looks pretty cool), and the multiplayer demo for the new Twisted Metal. » 1/31/12 6:30pm 1/31/12 6:30pm

Twisted Metal Will Require an Online Pass After All

The creator of venerable car-combat series Twisted Metal had hoped that the game's upcoming PlayStation 3 reawakening would not be subjected to an "Online Pass," that single-use code unlocking online multiplayer access to the game. David Jaffe admitted it wasn't his decision though, and Sony proved him right. Twisted… » 1/20/12 11:30pm 1/20/12 11:30pm

Twisted Metal’s Chopper-Riding Reaper Takes the Spotlight in This New…

There's no getting around the fact that the playable characters of Twisted Metal are pretty much a veritable parade of broken souls. With an apparent deal with the devil lurking in his past, biker-turned-grim-reaper Mr. Grimm may be the most shattered of all the game's automotive combatants. This clip puts his weapons … » 12/16/11 4:40pm 12/16/11 4:40pm

Twisted Metal Hopes to Avoid the Online Pass Treatment

Twisted Metal's creator is hoping the PS3 game can get out of implementing an online pass, but told Eurogamer that it's ultimately not his call. Still, David Jaffe thinks that keeping one out of the car-combat game could be a goodwill gesture that grows its installation base. » 12/07/11 11:40pm 12/07/11 11:40pm