Twisted Metal

Twisted Metal

2012

System
PlayStation 3
Publisher
Sony Computer Entertainment
Developer
Eat Sleep Play

7.1

Game Rating

User Ratings: 35

Our Review: 8/10

Twisted Metal News

February2013

  • News Sweet Tooth Celebrates Birthday with Twisted Metal Bundle

    Squashed tomatoes and gloop

    Twisted Metal’s excellent PlayStation 3 reboot is officially a year old this week, and Sweet Tooth is planning to commemorate the event by washing his polka dot pants. Apparently, they’ve got a bit messy over the past 12 months – we’ve told him to be careful where he squirts the strawberry sauce. While the killer...

October2012

  • News Twisted Metal Explodes onto the PlayStation Store Next Week

    Sweet tooth

    Those of you gunning for some destruction this Hallowe'en may be excited to learn that Twisted Metal is coming to the PlayStation Store as a digital release. The top-notch reboot will launch on 30th October in North America for $39.99. If you’re still not sure whether heavy metal and exploding cars are quite your thing, check out our...

April2012

  • News Twisted Metal Derails Outside North America

    Unplayable online

    For a game that’s designed around multiplayer, Twisted Metal has some seriously problematic connectivity issues. But at least it was actually playable up until the weekend. Indeed, players outside of the US are now complaining that the game won’t even load into the main menu unless you sign out of the PlayStation Network. While...

  • News Axel Wheeled Out To All Twisted Metal Owners

    An Axel to grind

    Those of you still engaged in vehicular combat will be pleased to learn that Sony’s adding a new set of wheels to Twisted Metal’s garage today. Axel, the former pre-order bonus, will be available to everyone that updates the game to its latest version. The two-wheeled motorised menace – which has become a fond favourite of...

  • News Feast Your Eyes on Some of Twisted Metal's Cut Content

    Chase to Vegas

    It’s rare for those of us on the outside to get an inside peek into the game development process, but that’s what makes videos like this all the more fascinating. Twisted Metal co-director David Jaffe has uploaded a ten-minute “greenlight” video to his YouTube channel, which was originally produced to update Sony executives on...

February2012

  • News Pimp Your Ride with Twisted Metal

    No sign of Westwood

    It’s been a few days since Twisted Metal skidded onto US PlayStation 3s, and so you’re probably getting a little fed up with the standard liveries. Worry not though, because game director David Jaffe’s popped up on his YouTube channel to give you a tour of the car combat title’s user generated content features which are...

  • Rumour Twisted Metal Movie Deal Inked

    In blood, probably

    Looks like David Jaffe might be getting his wish after all: reports spewing out of Deadline suggest that Sony’s snapped up Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance co-director, Brian Taylor, for a live-action adaptation of Twisted Metal. According to the report, Sony Pictur

  • News David Jaffe Curses Up a Storm for Amazing Twisted Metal Ad

    Take a shot

    Have you ever wanted to fire a real machine-gun? Well now’s your chance. In order to promote Eat Sleep Play’s upcoming car combat reboot, Twisted Metal, Sony’s pointed an M249-SAW at a real-life version of Sweet Tooth’s truck. All you’ve got to do fire it is visit ShootMyTruck.com and hit your space bar. Seriously. The...

  • News David Jaffe Committed To Twisted Metal for the Time Being

    Staying on the saddle

    Eat Sleep Play managed to rock the video game industry this week by announcing its transition to smart-phone development and the departure of co-founder David Jaffe. With Twisted Metal still a week away from sprinting onto store shelves, Game Informer caught up with the God of War creator to get an update on the outspoken...

  • First Impressions Twisted Metal

    Carnage

    Twisted Metal is an important brand for PlayStation veterans. Many will have fond memories of weekends spent with turbo-charged cars and homing missiles, settling disputes between friends and family. It’s a franchise that, like WipEout and Gran Turismo, is an important part of PlayStation’s iconography. And if a short hands-on with Eat...

  • News David Jaffe to Exit Twisted Metal Developer Eat Sleep Play

    End of an era

    It’s the worst time for Twisted Metal developer Eat Sleep Play to be rocking the boat. Excitement for the developer’s latest project has finally hit critical mass on the back of last week’s demo – which is some feat given that the title's been bubbling under the radar since its announcement way back at E3. But rock the boat is...

  • News Twisted Metal Tears Up Europe on 7th March

    Disruptive delay

    As we reported last week, Eat Sleep Play’s upcoming Twisted Metal reboot has been delayed in Europe in order to allow time for some minor localisation and content edits. Outspoken director, David Jaffe, has now confirmed that the game will speed onto European store shelves on 7th March. While the delay’s not huge, it is...

  • News Twisted Metal Delayed in Europe, Content Cut

    Rotten tooth

    If you’re anything like us, then you’ll love the Twisted Metal demo that launched on the PlayStation Store this week. Eat Sleep Play’s series reboot is everything we’d hoped it would be and more, boasting a chaotic sense of style that’s grounded in some super deep mechanics. It’s a real throwback treat. But sadly for...