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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 Windows Speed chase
Twisted Metal 2 Windows Some Paris streets are narrow and good for escapes
Twisted Metal 2 Windows Electric gadgets are useful sometimes
Twisted Metal 2 Windows Flaming wrecks.... cool!

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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. PlayStation Zovni (9308)
A very fun, but ultimately hollow game. PlayStation Anatole (52)

Critic Reviews

GameSpot PlayStation Dec 09, 1996 8.8 out of 10 88
Mega Fun PlayStation Dec, 1996 85 out of 100 85
Game Revolution PlayStation Nov, 1996 B+ 83
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) PlayStation Jan, 1997 8.3 out of 10 83
IGN PlayStation Jan 07, 1997 7.3 out of 10 73
GameStar (Germany) Windows Feb, 1998 72 out of 100 72
Edge PlayStation Jan, 1997 7 out of 10 70
Video Games PlayStation Jan, 1997 70 out of 100 70
PC Player (Germany) Windows Mar, 1998 65 out of 100 65
High Score PlayStation 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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