Tag: Twisted Metal
News Start Your Engines! First Twisted Metal TV Teaser Trailer Sets the Tone
Blink and you'll miss it
As promised alongside yesterday’s poster reveal, here’s your very first look at Twisted Metal’s television adaption, which is scheduled to start streaming on Peacock in the US from 27th July, 2023. The trailer is the very definition of a teaser, showing star Anthony Mackie getting into his car, selecting a CD for his...
News Here's Your First Look at Anthony Mackie's Twisted Metal TV Show
Have you got a Sweet Tooth?
Hot on the heels of HBO’s outrageously successful The Last of Us adaptations comes an all new effort under the PS Productions umbrella: Twisted Metal. You’ll know that filming wrapped on this quite a while ago, and now it has a release date for its streaming platform Peacock: 27th July, 2023. The series will consist...
News Fans Think They've Found Out More About Ground Breaking Twisted Metal PS5
A bold project in a unique universe
We know there’s a Twisted Metal television show in post-production right now, and rumour has it Firesprite Games is working on an all-new PS5 entry in the storied Sony series. While the project’s yet to be officially announced, fans have been digging for information for quite some time, and a selection of job...
News Twisted Metal TV Show Teased for a 2023 Debut
Could be a big year for PS Productions
PlayStation Productions has been a pretty successful venture for Sony so far, and it's showing no signs of slowing down yet. It's still relatively early days, but we've already had the Uncharted movie become a box office hit and The Last of Us TV adaptation breaking records (and hearts) with HBO. There's more...
News Filming Concludes on 'Special' Twisted Metal TV Show
Car crash entertainment
Well, that happened quietly and quickly: filming on Twisted Metal’s television adaptation is complete. We’ve known about the show for some time, but shooting has been much more low-profile than The Last of Us – and is already over. For those who missed the news, Captain America’s Antony Mackie
News Twisted Metal Show Casts Wrestler Samoa Joe as Sweet Tooth, Will Arnett to Provide Voice
Not clowning around
Update (3/6/22): We've already heard who will be providing the voice for Sweet Tooth in the Twisted Metal TV series, but who will portray the character physically? We now have our answer. As reported by Deadline, Joe Seanoa — better known as AEW wrestler Samoa Joe — will fill the boots of the maniacal killer clown...
News Thomas Haden Church, Stephanie Beatriz Join Anthony Mackie in Twisted Metal TV Show
From Sandman to Agent Stone
The cast for Peacock’s upcoming action comedy adaptation of Twisted Metal is getting fleshed out, meaning its full speed ahead for Sony’s flagship car combat series. Over the weekend it was confirmed that Brooklyn Nine-Nine star Stephanie Beatriz would play a car thief called Quiet, and now Oscar nominee Thomas Haden...
News Anthony Mackie's Twisted Metal Will Air on Peacock in the United States
Born to be wild
NBC’s streaming service Peacock has ordered the first season of PlayStation Productions’ Twisted Metal adaptation, which will star Anthony Mackie. The show, based on Sony’s car combat game, will be sliced up into 30 minute episodes, and will see the Captain America star play a character named John Doe, who’s tasked with...
News Motorstorm Director Joins Firesprite As Twisted Metal PS5 Changes Dev
Update: As spotted by ResetEra, veteran Motorstorm director Matt Southern has left his job at Lucid Games to join Firesprite. It might be safe to assume that Southern was involved with Sony's new-gen Twisted Metal reboot, which has changed developer from Lucid Games to Firesprite. Of course, it won't change the commute too much for...
News Twisted Metal Creator Hurt by Sony Snub Over Rumoured New Game
Suggests he could share dirt on Sony
Twisted Metal creator David Jaffe has expressed his disappointment over Sony choosing not to contact him about the rumoured new entry in the series. Speaking on his YouTube channel, the game developer turned controversial YouTuber explained how he has not heard anything from the company after helping to put it
News Captain America's Anthony Mackie on Deck to Star in Twisted Metal TV Show
Action comedy gathers speed
As was the case with The Last of Us’ HBO adaptation, Sony is not playing when it comes to casting in its Twisted Metal television show. According to Deadline, Marvel star Anthony Mackie is on deck to play lead character John Doe, a milkman offered a shot at a better life if he can successfully transit a mysterious...
News Car Combat Series Twisted Metal Allegedly on the Cusp of a Comeback
Sony bringing back cult classic
A new Twisted Metal game is reportedly in development, and will coincide with Sony’s upcoming television show. The series – which was previously rebooted on PlayStation 3 – is one of the oldest in PlayStation’s first-party portfolio, and while it never really resonated with the European market, is considered...
News There's Talk of New Twisted Metal and WipEout Games for PS5
Classics making a comeback
The rumour mill keeps a-churning, and while we’re always suspicious of social media sources, we suppose these sound sensible enough. First up is Tom Henderson, a DualShockers scribe who has a prolific track-record with Battlefield leaks. He posted a cryptic Sweet Tooth image alongside the caption 2023, presumably hinting...
Random Good Morning Football Stans Twisted Metal
R-rated Mario Kart
Twisted Metal is poised to make a comeback, as PlayStation Productions preps a television series based on the cult car combat series. But the game – especially for those who played PS1 in the 1990s in the United States – will always have a special place in PlayStation history, as proven by this conversation between the hosts...
News Action Comedy Twisted Metal Television Show Officially in Production
About a "motor-mouthed outsider" in an apocalyptic wasteland
Twisted Metal is one of the oldest and most iconic first-party PlayStation franchises – and now it’s officially getting its own television show. There have been murmurs regarding this project for years now, but Variety has revealed that it’s officially moving forward at long last...
Rumour PlayStation Productions Is Working on a Twisted Metal TV Series
Sweet Tooth is back
Sony's overnight investor meeting included a Q&A portion, and according to one thread over on ResetEra, it was announced that the recently formed PlayStation Productions is working on a Twisted Metal TV series. Apparently revealed by Tony Vinciquerra on-stage, the project recently began production - meaning we probably won't...
News Will Twisted Metal Ever Come to the PS4?
Creator David Jaffe weighs in
Twisted Metal maker David Jaffe has weighed in on the state of the franchise, releasing a video as response to the “numerous” daily tweets he receives from fans asking about the future of the car combat series. In the ten minute clip, he makes clear that he doesn’t own the brand and so any decisions about its...
News Twisted Metal Demo Shoots Up The PlayStation Network On January 31st
We've known for a while that Eat Sleep Play's upcoming Twisted Metal reboot would be getting a demo -- but we certainly didn't expect it to be dropping quite so soon
Outlined on Sony's Official PlayStation Blogcast podcast, senior social media specialist, Sid Shuman, has confirmed that fans will get to sample the car combat exclusive from January...
News Overheard In Trademark Jaffe Ramble: Twisted Metal To Get Demo, Day-One Patch
If you're wondering what this Twisted Metal lark is all about, first of all: where have you been since 1995?
Living under a rock? We sort of get it; Eat Sleep Play's upcoming PS3 Twisted Metal reboot is the first proper entry into the series since 2005's Twisted Metal: Head On, so we suppose it's possible that the series might have eluded you until...
News Twisted Metal's Sweet Tooth Sneaks Into Starhawk As Bonus Character
Twisted Metal's gone gold -- and to celebrate the game's impending Valentine's Day release date, Eat Sleep Play's released the first image of Sweet Tooth as he'll appear in the upcoming multiplayer shooter Starhawk
Those of you that pick up a copy of next month's car combat reboot will snatch up a voucher for the Sweet Tooth skin, which will allow...
News Before God Of War, Sony Santa Monica Considered Survival Horror Title Set In Twisted Metal Universe
God Of War is a world-renowned franchise, but things were almost very different
Before Kratos' mythological escapades got the go-ahead, developer Sony Santa Monica was toying with the idea of a Silent Hill-style survival horror title set within the dark realm of the Twisted Metal universe. Game designer David Jaffe revealed the tid-bit on the...
News Twisted Metal Goes Gold, Will Probably Include PSN Pass
The oldest franchise in PlayStation history is finally ready for its return on PS3, as developer Eat Slep Play has just announced that its upcoming Twisted Metal reboot has gone gold
For those not up-to-date with industry terminology, "gold" is the term attached to game code that is fully completed and ready for manufacturing. In short:...
News David Jaffe Goes Behind The Scenes Of Super Secret Twisted Metal Shoot
David Jaffe's video blog is always a source of legitimate fun
Watching the God Of War creator devolve into a sub-human state as the release of Twisted Metal release nears has been a genuine source of pleasure for us. We don't mean that in a nasty way; moreover that we enjoy Jaffe's personality, and love the passion that he so clearly brings to...
News David Jaffe: Multiplayer Is At The Heart Of Twisted Metal
If you've ever stayed up late, huddled around a PlayStation controller, pumping bullet holes in Sweet Tooth's delightfully creepy ice-cream truck; then you'll understand what David Jaffe means when he says multiplayer is at the heart of Twisted Metal
Responding to a fan on Twitter, Jaffe said of the upcoming PS3 reboot: To keep expectations in...
News Twisted Metal Brings Carnage To PS3 On February 17th In The UK
Talk about timing
We had a horrible thought this morning that Twisted Metal might get delayed in the UK. After all, the game's US Valentine's Day release date was announced a long time ago, but SCEE has kept relatively tight-lipped about the car-combat title's launch overseas. Better late than never though, as the platform holder's just confirmed to...
News Limited Edition Copies Of Twisted Metal To Include Downloadable Version Of Twisted Metal: Black
In a delightfully scatty video blog, David Jaffe, the creative force behind Twisted Metal and God Of War, has announced that all first-print editions of Twisted Metal for the PlayStation 3 will include a downloadable voucher for Twisted Metal: Black
Twisted Metal: Black originally launched on the PlayStation 2 way back in 2001, and was critically...
News New Twisted Metal Trailer Introduces The Brothers Grimm
Sony's Twisted Metal reboot continues to up the stakes
Having a vehicle armed to the teeth with rockets and chainsaws is all well and good — but try using them effectively against the The Brothers Grimm. You'll be lucky if you manage to scratch the paint-work of their ridiculously oversized monster trucks.
News David Jaffe's Not So Keen On An Online Pass For Twisted Metal
Legendary PlayStation developer David Jaffe has indicated he'd prefer it if his upcoming Twisted Metal reboot didn't ship with an Online Pass code
The developer told Eurogamer: Id actually prefer [it if we didn't do an Online Pass], even though its probably good business. Only because we have such a mountain to climb in terms of gaining...
News David Jaffe 'Super Jazzed' But Unaware Of Rumoured Sony Brawler
David Jaffe has broken his silence on the rumoured Sony mascot brawler said to be in development at SuperBot Entertainment
Leaks over the weekend revealed development snaps of the project, which featured two of David Jaffe's characters: Sweet Tooth and Kratos. Prompted on Twitter, Jaffe claimed that while he knew nothing about the project, he hoped...
News Dollface Blows Twisted Metal A Bloody Kiss
Hot off the heels of yesterday's Valentine's Day release date announcement, Eat Sleep Play's released a brand new trailer for its upcoming Twisted Metal reboot
We have to say, our anticipation grows more and more with each new piece of footage released. The latest trailer focuses on Dollface, everyone's favourite glitter-haired psycho. Enter amazing...
News Twisted Metal Has A Valentine's Date
Alone on Valentine's Day? Not Anymore
Eat Sleep Play's David Jaffe has targeted the day of love for a day of carnage as the Twisted Metal release date. In a video blog release, Jaffe explains Eat Sleep Play's entrance into "crunch mode" to reach the new deadline following Twisted Metal's delay earlier this year. "With this extra time...
News David Jaffe Chats About Twisted Metal's Delay
Twisted Metal's no longer releasing in October
The game's due out in "early 2012" now. Part of the reason for the delay is because David Jaffe and his Eat Sleep Play team want to ensure Twisted Metal is the best game it possibly can be. The extra months are really needed for polish and we feel we need more than four to six weeks of...
News Twisted Metal Misses October Release Date, Jaffe Focusing On Polish & Love
In an extremely earnest post on the PlayStation Blog, Eat Sleep Play's David Jaffe has revealed that Twisted Metal will not hit its October release date
Jaffe's reason was as candid as ever, the game is "just not ready yet". The game will instead launch in "early 2012". As disappointing as the news is, it's really hard to be...
News Twisted Metal Ditches Teen Rating For Mature
The bigger story here is that Twisted Metal was originally gunning for a Teen rating in the US, with David Jaffe and his Eat Sleep Play team gunning for the lower rating in order to reach a wider audience
But the studio's since decided that a Mature rating is more appropriate for the Twisted Metal franchise, and we couldn't agree more. "Without...
News New Twisted Metal Footage Is Insane
NeoGAF's stumbled upon some new B-roll footage for Twisted Metal
The game has come on leaps and bounds since its unveiling at last year's E3. The game is a real visual spectacle now, with tons of detail on the weapons. It's super chaotic, just like Twisted Metal should be. This game is still floating under the radar too much for our liking. It looks...
News Jaffe: If Twisted Metal's A Hit We'll Probably Do A PlayStation Vita Version
Eat Sleep Play's David Jaffe is one of the most honest figures in the gaming industry
It's hard not to be entranced by the developer's no-nonsense style of discussion. If you haven't had a chance to listen to chat on GiantBomb's E3 special podcast, you really should. He's a fascinating character. Having said that, we think Jaffe puts himself down a...
E3 2011 David Jaffe Won't 'Cut The Balls Off' Twisted Metal In Order To Pander To European Tastes
David Jaffe has said that he won't pander to European tastes in order to make the Twisted Metal franchise more popular in the region
As Brits, we're thinking "thank goodness for that". Twisted Metal is all about balls-to-the-wall mayhem with the deeper, technical layer hidden beneath all the carnage. We'd never want Jaffe to take that...
E3 2011 Sony Santa Monica To Show Eight Games At E3, Four Of Them Still Unannounced
Before you take a cartwheel into the road outside your house, let's make one point absolutely clear: Sony Santa Monica works as a micro-publisher within SCEA
It supports smaller developers getting to grips with the PlayStation hardware, and has an input in second-party development. In short: while Sony Santa Monica might have eight games at E3, not...
E3 2011 Twisted Metal's E3 Trailer Is One Of The Best So Far
Maybe it's because we're complete and utter car-combat fanboys, but this Twisted Metal trailer has us sitting at our desk grinning like a Cheshire Cat
It starts off decent enough, with the terrible over-produced FMV we've come to love from the Twisted Metal franchise. Then it gets better with the introduction of Sweet Bot. But that ending, man. That...
News David Jaffe Presents Twisted Metal In New Video Demonstration
Twisted Metal gets better the more we see of it
GameTrailers has got some videos from Sony's recent demonstration of the game in April. In the video David Jaffe explains some of the more intricate elements of the mechanics and the design. It looks like the game's going to be a super deep multiplayer experience. We're totally up for the chaos and...
News Yup, Twisted Metal Is Totally Messed Up Then
This extended Twisted Metal trailer gives us a better look at the car combat game's messed up FMV sequences
While Sweet Tooth's victim has been edited out after rumours, this trailer is still pretty messed up. We've no idea what's going on, we just know everyone's dead weird. We assume they're going to sort out their anger by blowing each other up...
News Twisted Metal Trailer Explains The Game's Absence, Releases In October
To be perfectly honest, we've been a little bit worried about Twisted Metal
We've seeen very little gameplay footage since the title's E3 reveal, and even the typically outspoken David Jaffe has been quiet over the last couple of months. But with the latest Twisted Metal trailer, everything makes sense. The Eat Sleep Play have really been working...
News Bumper Rumour: NGP Blowout Coming At E3, New Polyphony Digital Title Within Next 12 Months
A forum post on Gamekult has been gathering traction across the 'net this morning
The supposed post details much of Sony's E3 announcement plans, as well as some specifics beyond. The leak hints that an NGP price and release date will be announced at E3, in addition to the device's real name. Seven first-party titles are set to be announced for the...
News David Jaffe Reveals Twisted Metal Reboot Started Life As A PSN Download
Twisted Metal is coming back this year, and we can't wait
Sure we might be in the minority, but there really is nothing better than a slice of car combat for serious competitive multiplayer fun. We sound like a shill, but it's true. And it's been so long since a good developer has sat down and said, "Let's make a really good car combat...
News David Jaffe Explains Twisted Metal's GDC Vanishing Act
We should have got a bunch more information about Eat Sleep Play's Twisted Metal reboot as part of GDC last week, but unfortunately the game was a complete no-show
In response to speculation surrounding the game's disappearance, David Jaffe has taken to his blog to explain that the showing was pulled in favour of a less-busy window. "We were...
News European PlayStation Store Updates: 23rd February 2011
Playable Content Alien Breed: Descent (£7
19/8.99) TNT Racers (£7.99/9.99) The Undergarden (£7.99/9.99) Twisted Metal (£3.99/4.99) (PSOne Classics) Dragon Age 2 demo LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars demo Yakuza 4 demo</ul>Add-On Game Content Fallout: New Vegas Dead Money (£7.99/9.99) KillZone 3 Retro Map Pack...
News This Fan-Made Twisted Metal Movie Trailer Is Ay-May-Zing
Someone get David Jaffe on the phone
Someone get Sony on the phone. Someone get Columbia Pictures on the phone. This Twisted Metal movie trailer might be fan-made, but we'd pay to go and see the full version. </em>
News ESRB Rates Twisted Metal For PSone Classics
Y'know what's most bizarre -- that Twisted Metal (the original PSone title) isn't on the PlayStation Store yet
Perhaps it makes sense in Europe, but in America we'd expect the game to already be there. Looks like it's coming though; the American ratings board, ESRB, has slapped a "Teen" rating on the classic car combat title for PS3 and...
News Jaffe: New Twisted Metal More Varied Than Any Other You've Played
David Jaffe's addressed some fan concerns regarding the roster of Eat Sleep Play's upcoming Twisted Metal reboot
While reaction has been extremely positive, Jaffe notes on his blog that some fans have been concerned by the limited number of characters in the game's campaign. Worry not, however, as Jaffe's got words of reassurance: "Please keep...
News Comic-Con 2010: Twisted Metal Will Have Split-Screen Multiplayer, Don't Worry
David Jaffe's confirmed during a Comic-Con panel last night that the Twisted Metal reboot will be getting split-screen multiplayer
However, the game won't be supporting 3D or PlayStation Move, something the crowd were presumably pretty stoked to hear (why you'd want less optional features in a game is beyond us). There's a full break-down of what...