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 42)
Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America
Occupation Video game designer
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.

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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. ^ Jaffe's Blog with Project Listing

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