Watch what David Jaffe, the series cocreator and cofounder of developer Eat Sleep Play, has to say about the game's release timing.

The reboot of the storied car-combat franchise (which was GamePro's cover story in our April 2011 issue) is the game's first appearance of the HD generation and features both single-player, splitscreen, and online multiplayer.

This article originally appeared on as Twisted Metal Release Date: February 14, 2012