Twisted Metal 4
| Twisted Metal 4
|Series||Twisted Metal Series|
|Release Date||October 31, 1999|
Twisted Metal 4 is the 4th installment in the Twisted Metal series. It was developed by 989 Studios and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the Sony Playstation and released in October of 1999. It would later see a re-release in 2000 as a Sony Greatest Hit.
This game would also be the last to be developed by 989 Studio. The plot would center around Sweet Tooth, overthrowing Calypso as the organizer of the Twisted Metal tournament. He would grant the winner of the tournament a single wish, regardless of what it was.
Its intro video shows the tournament's story, a circus-type caravan that traveled across the country spreading destruction and decay everywhere. Sweet Tooth finds himself amazed by the contest and runs off in its pursuit, entering and eventually winning. As his wish, he desires to become the star of Twisted Metal, which Calypso gladly grants. At first kept by the chaos he created, as time went on Sweet Tooth became jealous of Calypso, until he decides to create overthrow helped by a group of midget clowns, and takes control of Twisted Metal.
It is also stated Calypso's source of powers comes from a mysterious ring that consumes the souls of those who die, increasing his strength and youth. It is due to Sweet Tooth having taken it that he possess the same abilities as Calypso to grant wishes.
|Vehicle Name||Vehicle Type||Driver
|Calypso||Soviet nuke mobile||Calypso|
|Captain Grimm||4-wheeled pirate ship||Captain Grimm|
|Drag Queen||Funny car||Dennis 'Petunia' Flanders|
|Gen. Warthog||World War I WW1 tank||N/A|
|Meter Maid||Meter Car||Zanita Corbett|
|Microblast||Real-size toy car||N/A|
|Mr. Zombie||Dragula||Rob Zombie|
|Orbital||McLaren F1 - like sleek Sportscar||N/A|
|Pizza Boy||Pizza delivery hatch-back||Connor Nazang|
|The Joneses||Station wagon||Ralph & Meg Jones|
|Trash Man||Dump Truck||N/A|
|Moon Buggy||6-wheeled moon trekker||Unknown|
|Super Thumper||luxury car lowrider||Bruce Cochrane|
|RC Car||Life-size RC car||Unknown|
|Super Axel||Armored 2-wheeled vehicle||Axel|
|Super Auger||Crane cab with oil drill||Buster Cobb|
|Super Slam||Bulldozer||Simon Whittlebone|
|Sweet Tooth||Armored ice cream truck||Needles Kane|