What’s Next for John Doe After ‘Twisted Metal’ Comes to an End? – An Explainer by Collider
John Doe, creator of the long-running franchise Twisted Metal, is at the center of a new mystery. What’s next on his plate now that his beloved series has come to an end? The answer is an intriguing one, and one that Collider brings to you right here.
Since the first Twisted Metal was released back in 1996, the game has been a powerhouse in the racing and combat gaming genre. Over the years, it’s spawned eight sequels and a host of spin-offs, spin-offs and ports. The last installment of the franchise, Twisted Metal: Black, hit shelves in 2008. Over the years, fans of the franchise have been asking a simple question: What’s next?
The Future of John Doe
Doe definitely listened to his fans, and he already has plans in the works for his next project. In 2018, he announced the formation of a new development team, Doe Games, with the goal to develop the spiritual successor to Twisted Metal. He even went on to say that he would personally be leading innovation for the studio’s first game. The studio has been very quiet since then, sparking more questions from eager fans. The only thing that has been released is a short teaser trailer, a brief introduction to what looks to be the game’s world presents us with a world inspired by a crazy post-apocalyptic future.
The teaser does show the long-time star of the franchise, Sweet Tooth, as the main character, and Doe promised that the prequel would deliver a unique experience to veteran fans and new players alike. Doe was also careful to reassure fans that the company would not be ignoring the narrative that made Twisted Metal famous. For this reason, we can assume that the game could have a story as strong as the one portrayed in the original games.
Doe Games hasn’t announced a release date yet, but they have said that they plan to use a portfolio of platforms to bring the project to fruition. This could mean that the game could arrive for mainstream consoles, PC, and even mobile. In any case, long-time fans are sure to be pleased to revisit this universe, and new fans can look forward to a robust and exciting experience.
John Doe has come a long way since Twisted Metal’s debut, and his journey continues. With his hard work and incredible skills, the world of gaming surely awaits amazing things to come.