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[edit] Background

High up in his penthouse office, a mysterious lunatic holds the infamous Twisted Metal tournament every year. Who is he? Calypso. And his thirst for chaos and destruction can only be quenched with death.

Contestants for Calypso’s Twisted Metal tournament are selected from all over the world to compete for the ultimate prize: Survival. Behind the wheel of the most twisted vehicles imaginable, contestants battle to the death until one, lone victor remains standing. The champion gets one wish granted by Calypso.

But there’s a twist.

This year, instead of offering the champion money, power or fame, rumor has it that Calypso is able to offer more…so much more. However, as contestants step up to prove themselves worthy of the Twisted Metal championship, a mysterious figure is tracking Calypso and preparing to strike back — someone who knows the truth behind where and how Calypso is getting his amazing prizes.

[edit] Features

  • Fight online as a disciple of one of four factions, each based on a classic Twisted Metal character.
  • Supports up to 16 players online through PSN.* Play with friends in 2- 4 player split-screen and online as well.
  • Featuring a variety of gameplay types including series' favorite and new, unique game modes.
  • With the power of PS3 system, unleash massive amounts of destruction in brand new, never before seen Twisted levels.
  • Deliver destruction to strategically change the face of the level, or just cause incredible chaos.
  • Featuring a complete arsenal of weapons that make for more creative kills, from missiles and miniguns to giant magnets and flying mascots; players always have a way to take someone out.
  • Choose from over a dozen Twisted vehicles, each outfitted with special weapons to strategically dismantle opponents.
  • Flight is a first for the franchise. One of the new vehicles in Twisted Metal to take full advantage of flight is the Talon, a helicopter armed to the teeth with a minigun turret.
  • Disciples team their rides up in various modes to wreak havoc on the enemy such as using the Talon as a magnet to pick up teammates and rain double the destruction down below.
  • Fight for the prize of one wish fulfilled by Calypso, the Twisted Metal mastermind.
  • Twisted Metal will feature full PSN Trophy support, making players' accomplishments that much more satisfying.

Official URL

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News

Twisted Metal creator David Jaffe discusses franchise's future

If Jaffe did return, he'd want a smaller, digital game

Jul 31, 2012, by Zak Islam | 14 comments
Twisted Metal video offers look at weapons and utilities

Pew pew! Boom!

Feb 09, 2012, by Dany Argueta | 1 comment
Weekly PSN update debuts Twisted Metal multiplayer demo

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Jan 31, 2012, by Dany Argueta | 1 comment
Twisted Metal pre-orders receive free upgrade to Limited Edition

Get a Sweet Tooth skin for Starhawk

Jan 23, 2012, by Dany Argueta | 4 comments
Twisted Metal releasing on Valentine's Day

Love is in the air, along with various auto parts

Aug 25, 2011, by Dany Argueta | 6 comments
Twisted Metal delayed to early 2012

Needs some extra polish before it's ready to go

Aug 05, 2011, by Dany Argueta | 6 comments

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  • Publisher: SCEA
  • Developer: Eat Sleep Play
  • Genre: Racing - Car (PS3)
  • Perspective(s): Third Person
Release Dates
  • North America: Feb 14, 2012
  • Europe: Mar 7, 2012
  • Australia: Mar 8, 2012
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