Kratos owes his identity to Diablo 2’s Barbarian

We’ve all known Kratos for years now as God of War‘s ashen-skinned, chain-blade wielding man of vengeance with iconic red war paint.  As it turns out, though, Kratos didn’t always have red war paint. According to a blog post by David Jaffe, the Crimson Killer did not have his iconic color until just days before the game was first announced.  Instead of red, Kratos was adorned wit...

David Jaffe reveals that there will be no Twisted Metal sequels or DLC

A few days ago we learned that Twisted Metal creator David Jaffe will be leaving Eat Sleep Play and moving on to work on creating a new studio based in San Diego. He will be leaving the company shortly after the release of Twisted Metal. In an interview with Joystiq he revealed that he is only still with the company through a “maintenance contract” that allows the company to make bug fixes and pat...

Twisted Metal developer hit with layoffs, David Jaffe quits

Lately there has been a disturbing trend among some video game developers. That trend is that as soon as they finish working on a brand new title, or shortly after, the studio then fires a large amount of their employees. The latest developing company to do this is none other than Eat Sleep Play, the developers of the upcoming Twisted Metal game. It seems that despite having their PlayStation 3 ex...

Twisted Metal has new release date in Europe

  Although Europe will be not be getting Twisted Metal at the same time as the rest of the world, it does not mean that they will be left out all together.  According to creator David Jaffe’s Twitter, the game will launch on March 7, 2012. The reason for the delay can be traced to censorship by the SCEE.  Jaffe has issued statements that indicate that the integral parts of the story wil...

Twisted Metal arrives on Valentine’s Day next year, brings another kind of sweet tooth

Some of the most standard ways to make your way through Valentine’s Day without being killed by your significant other is by giving them some candy. But this time around, another sweet tooth is going to be visiting on Valentine’s Day. One that has a flaming head and drives around in an ice cream truck full of murderous weapons. After it was announced that Twisted Metal would be delayed...

Twisted Metal delayed until ‘early 2012’

Despite previously announcing that Twisted Metal would be able to make its release date of October 4th, David Jaffe is now saying that they are going to miss that date and then some because the title has now been pushed back to an early 2012 release. Jaffe says that “with this extra time for tuning and polish – the game is going to be so much better than it already is” but that is a lo...

Kratos does Mortal Kombat- but only on the PS3

This is one for just the Playstation fanboys - platform local, Kratos the undead Spartan God of war, is dropping in to the arena, and Scorpion and Sub-Zero better look out! Thanks to an early leak of the January edition of the Official Playstation Magazine we can tell you that (not surprisingly, Kratos will be an exclusive and un-lockable playable character.

Twisted Metal, smashes into the PS3 in 2011

So David Jaffe has been hiding a secret from us. Twisted Metal is making a return to it’s roots on the PS3 and it will include flight. You heard me correctly, flight. There will be aerial vehicles of all kinds available for use in Twisted Metal. Will this end up turning into a dog fight in the air? I certainly hope so. There is no release date yet except for some time in 2011. But I am extre...

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