David Jaffe

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This article is about the video game designer. For the composer of contemporary classical music, see David A. Jaffe.
David Jaffe
Born (1971-12-01) December 1, 1971 (age 43)
Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America
Occupation Video game designer
Known for Twisted Metal series
God of War
Website
Blog

David Scott Jaffe is an American video game designer.

Biography[edit]

Jaffe is originally from Birmingham, Alabama and currently resides in San Diego, California.[1] Jaffe graduated from Alabama's Mountain Brook High School, located in Mountain Brook, AL, a suburb of Birmingham. Jaffe then attended the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He applied to their film school, but was never admitted. After a few years pursuing his dream of directing movies, he turned to game design.

Jaffe is well known for directing the Twisted Metal series and God of War. Jaffe's Twisted Metal: Black and God of War have both ranked into IGN's "Top 25 PS2 Games of All Time", with Twisted Metal: Black in ninth place and God of War winning first place as IGN's best PS2 game of all time.[2] In 2007, Jaffe left SCEA to found Eat Sleep Play. The studio signed a multi-year deal with Sony to create games exclusively for PlayStation platforms.

In 2014, he announced his first project on his new studio The Bartlet Jones Supernatural Detective Agency called Drawn To Death as a Playstation 4 exclusive.[3]

Works[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "David Jaffe Opens Up," GamePro 235 (April 2008): 23.
  2. ^ IGN PlayStation Team (2007-03-16). "The Top 25 PS2 Games of All Time". IGN.com. Retrieved 2007-04-01. 
  3. ^ Matulef, Jeffrey. "David Jaffe reveals arena shooter Drawn to Death". Eurogamer. 
  4. ^ Jaffe's Blog with Project Listing

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