History VideoGame / TwistedMetal

16th Nov '16 1:16:08 PM SirThomas
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* YourSizeMayVary: Blackfield Asylum. Plays into a bit of GameplayAndStorySegregation. the Asylum in cutscenes is a simple 3 to 4 story square building in the middle of a desert. In the level Prison Passage, the Asylum is a wide U-shaped building consisting of several dozen stories, and houses roughly as much free space inside as Minion's Arena. And rather than sitting in a desert, it's sitting on a port big enough to hold a large cargo ship.

to:

* YourSizeMayVary: Blackfield Asylum. Plays into a bit of GameplayAndStorySegregation. the The Asylum in cutscenes is a simple 3 to 4 story square building in the middle of a desert. In the level Prison Passage, the Asylum is a wide U-shaped building consisting of several dozen stories, and houses roughly as much free space inside as Minion's Arena. And rather than sitting being in a desert, it's sitting on a port big enough to hold a large cargo ship.
16th Nov '16 1:14:43 PM SirThomas
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* YourSizeMayVary: Blackfield Asylum. Plays into a bit of GameplayAndStorySegregation. the Asylum in cutscenes is a simple 3 to 4 story square building in the middle of a desert. In the level Prison Passage, the Asylum is a wide U-shaped building consisting of several dozen stories, and houses roughly as much free space inside as Minion's Arena. And rather than sitting in a desert, it's sitting on a port big enough to hold a large cargo ship.
18th Jul '16 7:04:29 AM Commander808-2
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* {{Black and Grey Morality}}: While some of the drivers have more admirable goals than others, even the most noble are willing to go along with the loss of life and destruction that the Twisted Metal tournament entails.



* BloodSport: The titular Twisted Metal tournament.



** Sweet Tooth and Mr. Grimm are expys of SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker and Comicbook/GhostRider, at least in the earlier games.



* {{Sliding Scale of Silliness Versus Seriousness}}: It slides back and forth. The third and fourth games are very silly, while ''Black'' and the 2012 Reboot are extremely Dark and Grim. The first two games fall somewhere in middle, with the second being slightly sillier. The Spinoffs lean strongly to the sillier side of things.
12th Jul '16 5:36:31 AM Morgenthaler
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* BeingGodIsHard: Not so much of a god as he is more of a deity, but Mr. Grimm accidentally devoured a soul he was supposed to deliver, and has been addicted to devouring souls since then. He then entered the tournament so that he can wish for someone else to take his job. Bottom line, he entered the tournament to quit being ''the'' grim reaper.
10th Jul '16 10:29:00 PM morenohijazo
Is there an issue? Send a Message




Added DiffLines:



Added DiffLines:

* SkyFace: Occurs in one character's ending in ''2''. In [[spoiler: Spectre's ending, he wishes for the whole world to see his face. Unfortunately for him, he leaves out the "how", which prompts Calypso to grant his wish by stretching his face across the entire sky.]]
21st Jun '16 11:26:59 AM gewunomox
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* AsHimself: RobZombie is a playable character in ''4''.

to:

* AsHimself: RobZombie Music/RobZombie is a playable character in ''4''.
10th Jun '16 12:16:20 PM darkchiefy
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* AllStereotypeCast: Twisted metal 3 alone includes a stereotypical raver, a sexy environmentalist Granola Girl, a "get off my lawn"-type granny, a black guy from "the hood" who wants to "kick it with his homies in the crib", an expy of The Prodigy's frontman, a burly construction worker, a Ghost Rider expo and a crazy deranged homeless guy
8th Jun '16 9:11:09 PM FlakyPorcupine
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* TheComputerIsACheatingBastard: In 2012, if you watch one of the AI opponents, you will notice they can re spawn their special weapons almost instantly. With one time using its special five times in one go just after the match started. It is also able to use other items without having to previously acquire them.

to:

* TheComputerIsACheatingBastard: TheComputerIsACheatingBastard:
**
In 2012, if you watch one of the AI opponents, you will notice they can re spawn their special weapons almost instantly. With one time using its special five times in one go just after the match started. It is also able to use other items without having to previously acquire them.



* CrapsackWorld: Every stage. If they aren't when the match begins, they sure as hell are when it ends.

to:

* CrapsackWorld: CrapsackWorld:
**
Every stage. If they aren't when the match begins, they sure as hell are when it ends.



* EvilVersusEvil

to:

* EvilVersusEvilEvilVersusEvil: A few of the games pit a psychopathic MonsterClown versus a LiteralGenie empowered by a demon against one another. Considering that most of the other racers are [[AntiHero Anti-Heroes]] at best, this trope is widespread.
5th Jun '16 12:34:24 AM KrisMahai
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** ''Twisted Metal: Lost'', the mini-game found in the PS2 port of ''Head-On'' which serves as a "sequel" to ''Black'', treats ''EVERY'' ending from Black as having happened, even if they included objects/events impossible to come by any other way. Maybe Calypso got nicer and granted everyone's wishes after the tournament?

to:

** ''Twisted Metal: Lost'', the mini-game found in the PS2 [=PS2=] port of ''Head-On'' which serves as a "sequel" to ''Black'', treats ''EVERY'' ending from Black as having happened, even if they included objects/events impossible to come by any other way. Maybe Calypso got nicer and granted everyone's wishes after the tournament?
25th May '16 7:00:48 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** CoolPlane: Warhawk in ''Black''. The PS3 game adds the Talon, a helicopter.

to:

** CoolPlane: Warhawk in ''Black''. The PS3 [=PS3=] game adds the Talon, a helicopter.



* GatlingGood: Many cars use gatling guns as their basic armament, and the Death Warrant vehicle in the PS3 game has your gunner use a man-portable one as a SpecialAttack.

to:

* GatlingGood: Many cars use gatling guns as their basic armament, and the Death Warrant vehicle in the PS3 [=PS3=] game has your gunner use a man-portable one as a SpecialAttack.



* TookALevelInBadass: Hammerhead in the PS3 reboot. It went from sluggish enemy who could fight, though outmatched, to a massive boss battle alongside Slayer (the truck, not the band, though both were based off of heavy metal bands).

to:

* TookALevelInBadass: Hammerhead in the PS3 [=PS3=] reboot. It went from sluggish enemy who could fight, though outmatched, to a massive boss battle alongside Slayer (the truck, not the band, though both were based off of heavy metal bands).



* WeirdnessCensor: There seems to be ''something'' like this going on in the PS3 game. Some of the cutscenes are puncuated by a radio show, where callers will try to talk about the Twisted Metal contest. The host always dismisses them, reasoning if there was one person behind all of the recent destruction, people would be forming lynch mobs. [[spoiler: Given Calypso's [[{{Satan}} true nature]], he probably has something to do with it.]]

to:

* WeirdnessCensor: There seems to be ''something'' like this going on in the PS3 [=PS3=] game. Some of the cutscenes are puncuated by a radio show, where callers will try to talk about the Twisted Metal contest. The host always dismisses them, reasoning if there was one person behind all of the recent destruction, people would be forming lynch mobs. [[spoiler: Given Calypso's [[{{Satan}} true nature]], he probably has something to do with it.]]
This list shows the last 10 events of 87. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=VideoGame.TwistedMetal