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Twisted Metal 2 features destructive car combat, playable either as a complete tournament or a single match The action takes place in eight different locations around the world, on differing surfaces, many featuring destructible buildings and landmarks.

Combat takes place between a wide array of vehicles ranging from a man strapped between two wheels to an ice cream truck. They have their own strengths and weaknesses, using an eclectic arrangement of weaponry include bombs and missiles, and resulting in its own end sequence, complete with an ironic line in humour.


Twisted Metal 2 PlayStation So Calypso claims the entire world as the battleground for Twisted Metal 2.
Twisted Metal 2 PlayStation Main Menu (Japanese version)
Twisted Metal 2 PlayStation The last Twisted Metal left L.A. in ruins.
Twisted Metal 2 PlayStation Amazonia level. Watch out for lava.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Twisted Metal World Tour" -- European title
  • "Twisted Metal EX" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

Heavy metal mayhem classic. Zovni (10666) 4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars
A very fun, but ultimately hollow game. Anatole (61) 3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars

Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) Jan, 1997 5 out of 5 100
All Game Guide 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
GameSpot Dec 09, 1996 8.8 out of 10 88
Mega Fun Dec, 1996 85 out of 100 85
Game Revolution Nov, 1996 B+ 83
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Jan, 1997 8.3 out of 10 83 Jun 09, 2011 16 out of 20 80
IGN Jan 07, 1997 7.3 out of 10 73
Video Games Jan, 1997 70 out of 100 70
High Score Feb, 1997 2 out of 5 40


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Twisted Metal 2 was voted #73 in the Top 100 Games of All Time poll published by Game Informer Magazine (Issue 100, August 2001).

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Anatole (61) added Twisted Metal 2 (PlayStation) on Jun 20, 2001
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