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Posted 12:16am

E3 Replay: Twisted Metal’s Iron Maiden Demo, Comic-Con plans

Hey ya’ll! In case you missed it last week, here’s a broadcast segment we did with the PlayStation.Blog live from the SCEA booth on the E3 show floor. I get into a little about the character stories as well as talk about gameplay balance and the pros and cons between the game’s 15+ vehicles. I also gab a bit about the reveal of Iron Maiden, the biggest and most complicated boss we’ve ever had in a Twisted Metal game!

E3 was a blast this year! It was really cool to connect with fans at the booth while they went tried out Twisted Metal‘s signature Nuke mode. It was also fun showing off our newest level: New York City during the holiday season. The very first Twisted Metal game – released back in 1995! – takes place at Christmas time as well and I guess we wanted to pay a little homage. Also, I just love the idea of chaos and destruction centered around what is usually one of the happiest, warmest, most fun times of the year! Does that make me bad?!? :) So check out the video- hope you dig it!

And next up is Comic-Con in San Diego July 21-24 so hope to see ya’ll there. Thank you again for the support, thanks so much for stopping by to play our game and say ‘hey’ at the show, and please stay tuned for more announcements about the game over the next few months!

P.S. In the video, I also explain why – for the campaign mode only – we’ve limited the selection to three playable human drivers (versus the usual 10-12). Campaign still lets you drive and battle in 15+ vehicles but we have limited the driver roles. I know focusing on just three character stories for the campaign has been a bit controversial for some of our Twisted fans and I’m curious to see – in the comment section below – if you agree or disagree with our decision after you hear me state our reasoning in the video.

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Alex_Lind 18 June, 2011 @ 12:59 am   1

This game looks like alot of fun.I’m gonna buy this for sure.

k1ll1ng5pr33-NL 18 June, 2011 @ 1:17 am   2

For some reason, this over the top car shooting seems like mad fun :D Never played any TM before.. Always loved a racing/shooting mix, but there doesn’t seem to be a lot of these, not to mention, good one’s.

cthulhu85 18 June, 2011 @ 12:10 pm   3

Sucks that the video is shortened down so much from how it was when it was streaming live. However, I’m looking forward to this game. I loved Twisted Metal 1 and 2, and this game looks like a lot of fun!

tiago-kun 18 June, 2011 @ 1:41 pm   4

This can’t be right. The video cuts in a middle of a sentence. There was probably a problem with the upload…

I hope…