Excerpt: It’s been a long wait for fans that have been patiently waiting for the chance to bask in the explosions, gunfire, carnage, and high-speed action that is the Twisted Metal series. Over a decade ago, Black gave the series a dark and gritty new look, and after Head-On changed things up again in 2005,...
Excerpt: Twisted Metal is currently the oldest franchise that is exclusive to the PlayStation brand that is still running to this day. The series’ first instalment was released way back in 1995 on the original PlayStation, which has been followed by numerous sequels over the years.
Excerpt: I remember how I felt when Sony announced Twisted Metal at E3 2010: giddy, nostalgic, and excited. I've spent so much time with Twisted Metal in the past (the original two developed by SingleTrac), that it's one of the few titles to possess that rare magic that can transport me back to my early...
Excerpt: The original Twisted Metal was released over 15 years ago; it featured car combat, with the sole aim being to destroy other cars with a wide variety of heavy weapons. Many gamers, including myself, have a soft spot for this franchise and for those like me the latest release was highly anticipated.
Conclusion: No, it isn't as iconic as Twisted Metal 2 , but it still serves up a healthy dose of visceral fun that is only slightly diminished by dubious design decisions. It's certainly the benchmark for vehicular combat this generation.
Excerpt: As the gaming industry continues to move toward more story driven experiences, it's easy to forget that some games should be made just to be played. Eat Sleep Play's new Twisted Metal is exactly that sort of game.
Excerpt: . There’s something about that name, isn’t there? There is. And because the name itself can have all sorts of reflective connotations, we have a double-edged sword: on the one hand, you harbor this old-school bias and give a new entry the benefit of the doubt.