Yesterday, games studio Bartlet Jones was forced to lay off the the majority of its small staff after the publisher of their yet-unannounced game pulled funding. David Jaffe, the veteran games designer who co-heads the studio along with producer Nick Kononelos, told Kotaku that the layoffs “break my heart,” but also…
Drawn to Death hurts to play. It is too floaty and stiff to work as multiplayer shooter and while the art style initially captures attention, your eyes will beg to be gouged out after five minutes. And it never, ever shuts up.
“Write something nice,” David Jaffe said to me as I started playing Drawn To Death, his team’s forthcoming free-to-play competitive multiplayer game for PS4. “I can’t just write about it,” I told him. “I want people to see this.”
Drawn to Death is the next game from David Jaffe, the game designer best know for the Twisted Metal series of car combat games and the iconic God of War series. It looks like a high school kid drew it, which is kind of the point. This kid is probably not getting an A in his English class.
Unfortunately, the Kickstarter for MotorGun, a vehicular combat game by the creators of Twisted Metal and Interstate '76, has been cancelled. "Lots of projects are pitched to the community and sometimes they resonate and sometimes they don’t. In this case, what we were pitching wasn’t exactly what you guys wanted."
Twisted Metal creator David Jaffe has teamed up with some of the developers behind the underrated Interstate 76 to begin work on a new vehicle combat game called..MotorGun.
Kratos' red body paint is about as iconic a wardrobe option as any character we've seen this console generation, but it an interesting reveal over the weekend, former God of War lead David Jaffe has told how this very nearly wasn't the case.
Game maker David Jaffe praises an unsung hero who may be responsible for a renaissance at PlayStation's Japan studios.
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.
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…
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…
Game designer David Jaffe has been in the news quite a bit this week. His newest game, Twisted Metal is set to launch in a few days and his recently announced impending departure from studio Eat Sleep Play made a bit of a splash.
The Salt Lake Tribune reports that David Jaffe, the mind behind God of War and Twisted Metal, is leaving Eat Sleep Play, the company he helped create. [Salt Lake Tribune]
While not officially saying this is official, Twisted Metal creator of David Jaffe acknowledges that the game's cover art is up on GameStop's web site and, hell, "I figured I'd share a bigger version of it with you guys."
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…
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.
Yesterday, Twisted Metal creator David Jaffe quietly released three new screenshots for the PS3's entry in the franchise. Here they are.
Twisted Metal hits on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14 2012, David Jaffe said today over on the Playstation Blog. Prepare for the heartbreak.
Most Twisted Metal games, despite their carnage, have been rated T for Teen. The lone exceptions are Twisted Metal: Black, the 10-year-old PlayStation 2 game with a darker bent, and this fall's equally grisly PlayStation 3 reboot.