A brand new Twisted Metal game is in early growth at Destruction AllStars developer Lucid Games, in accordance to a report from VGC. It can be the primary new Twisted Metal game in a decade — an try to reboot the collection, below the title Twisted Metal, was launched in 2012 on PlayStation 3.
VGC’s report signifies a free-to-play mannequin for the brand new Twisted Metal, which has not been formally introduced by Sony Interactive Entertainment, however was beforehand rumored to be within the works.
Lucid Games was based in 2011 by former workers of Bizarre Creations, the previous Activision-owned studio recognized for the Project Gotham Racing video games, The Club, and Blur. Lucid’s most up-to-date video games, Switchblade and Destruction AllStars — the latter got here to PlayStation 5 and PlayStation Plus in February — are all about vehicular fight, making the studio a pure match for Twisted Metal.
Twisted Metal’s revival aligns with Sony’s PlayStation Productions arm growing a TV collection based mostly on the car-combat franchise. Deadpool and Zombieland writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick are connected to adapt the video game collection as a live-action motion comedy. The collection will comply with a personality named John Doe (performed by the brand new Captain America, Anthony Mackie) who’s employed to carry a package deal throughout a “post-apocalyptic wasteland” and can crew up with a automotive thief to ship the products. The duo will reportedly run into obstacles on their journey, together with Twisted Metal’s clown-faced, ice cream truck-driving mascot, Sweet Tooth.
The Twisted Metal franchise started on the unique PlayStation in 1995, main to seven sequels and spinoffs.