Twisted Metal

Twisted Metal (1995):

Invincibility – Square, Triangle, X, (Space), Circle
Infinite Weapons – Triangle, (Space), Square, Circle, Circle
Infinite Turbo – Triangle, X, Triangle, Triangle, Circle
Helicopter View – Circle, Circle, Triangle, X, (Space)
Note: Minion can only be played through GameShark (requires emulator).

Twisted Metal 2: World Tour (1996):
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Hidden 2-Player Levels (press following buttons at battleground selection menu):
Florida (Suicide Swamp) – Up, Down, Right, R1
Cyburbia – Down, Up, L1, R1
Rooftops – Down, Left, R1, Down
(Note: You can play these battlegrounds as single-player using GameShark)

In-Game Cheats (hold certain shoulder buttons while pressing Up, Down, Left, Right, Right, Left, Down, Up during gameplay):
Infinite Weapons & Turbo – hold L2+R2 while pressing above sequence
Invincibility – hold L1+R1 while pressing above sequence
Mega Machine Gun – hold R2 while pressing above sequence

Additional In-Game Cheats (no shoulder buttons required):
Trade Weapons for Health – Down, Up, Right, Left, Up, Up, Down, Down
Homing Napalms – Hold L2 while pressing Up, Down, Down, Left, Left, Left, Right, Right

Unlockable Characters (press following buttons at character selection menu):
Sweet Tooth – Up, L1, Triangle, Right
Minion – L1, Up, Down, Left
(Note: Dark Tooth can only be accessed through GameShark)



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Twisted Metal III (1998):



All cheats are activated through the password section of the game:
Faster weapons – R1, R1, L1, L1, L1
More powerful weapons – Triangle, Circle, Down, Left, Up
Invincibility – L1, Square, X, R1, Start
World of ice – Up, Up, X, X, Up
Secret disco level – Left, Left, Left, Square, Square
Unlimited weapons – Triangle, Circle, Up, Right, Down
Giant ricochet bombs – Left, Right, Left, Right, Up
CPU cars ignore pickups – Down, L1, Down, Start, Triangle
Homing rain missile – Up, Down, Up, Down, Up
Alone in deathmatch mode – X, Circle, Circle, Circle, Circle
Warehouse level – Up, Up, Up, Left, Left
Warehouse level 2 – Square, Square, Square, Left, Left
Infinite special weapons – L1, L1, R1, R1, R1
All pickups are power missiles – Start, L1, Start, L1, Start
Unlock Sweet Tooth – Left, Left, Left, Right, Right
Unlock Minion – Right, Right, Right, Left, Left
(Note: Darkside and Primeval can only be played through Gameshark)

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Twisted Metal 4 (1999):

Here are some passwords to enter to access the following goodies:
Unlock Super Auger – Left, Circle, Triangle, Left, Down
Unlock Super Axel – Up, Right, Down, Up, L1
Unlock Sweet Tooth – Start, R1, Right, Right, Left
Unlock Crusher – Down, R1, Right, R1, L1
Unlock Moon Buggy – Start, Triangle, Right, L1, Start
Unlock R/C Car – Up, Down, Left, Start, Right
Unlock Minion – Triangle, L1, L1, Left, Up
Unlock Super Thumper – Circle, Triangle, Start, Circle, Left
Unlock Super Slamm – Right, L1, Start, Circle, Start
Infinite ammo – L1, R1, Up, Square, Circle
No pickups – Circle, Start, Left, L1, Start
Faster health regeneration – Triangle, L1, Down, Triangle, Up
God mode – Down, Left, L1, Left, Right
All CPU cars ignore each other – Right, Triangle, Right, Triangle L1
All pickups are Power Missiles – Down, Down, Circle, L1, Left
All pickups are Homing Missiles – R1, Right, Left, R1, Up
All pickups are Remote Bombs – Up, Right, Down, L1, Triangle
All pickups are Napalms – Right, Left, R1, Right, Circle
Very little traction – Down, Triangle, Down, L1, R1
CPU cars ignore health pickups – L1, Left, Right, Circle, Right
No health or weapon pickups – Circle, Start, Left, L1, Start
One CPU ally against two human opponents – Down, Down, Right, Right, Down
Unlimited special weapons – Triangle, L1, Down, Triangle, Up
No health in Tournament and Death Match modes – Down, R1, Down, Start, Circle
Powerful special weapons – Up, Start, Circle, R1, Left
Super fast weapons – R1, L1, Down, Start, Down

Here are some in-game cheats that you can use during the game:
Freeze – Left, Right, Up, Up
Hyperspace – Up, Up, Down, Down
Invisibility – Down, Down, Up, Up
Jump – Up, Up, Left
Massive attack – Up, Down, Up, Down, Up
Rear attack – Right, Left, Down, Down
Rear freeze – Left, Right, Down, Down
Rear massive attack – Up, Down, Up, Down, Down
Shield – Up, Up, Right


Twisted Metal: Black (2001):


Here is what you must do to unlock the following characters:
At the Junkyard, shoot the circling plane with either a fire missile or homing missile to bring it down. It will crash and create a hole in the side of the building. Go inside and find Yellow Jacket in there; shoot the control panel and you will unlock him.


At the Suburbs, go into the carnival area, then drive over the hill with the gas can on it. You will land on a building with a vent on it. Destroy the vent and a hole will appear; fall inside the building and you will find Warthog.


At the Freeway, go to the construction area. You will see a box being held by a crane. Shoot it down as best as you can (with the best missiles), and the crane will turn and drop the box. Destroy the box when it lands, and you will unlock Axel.


At the Prison Passage, go to the “belly” of the ship. At the far left, you will see two destructible boxes. Destroy them, then get on top of them, then shoot at the ship’s wall in front of you. It will open a secret door that leads you into a hidden room. In there, you will find Manslaughter.

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Unlock Minion by beating the game as every character.


Here is what you must do to unlock the following battlegrounds:
At the Junkyard, throw two gas cans at the statue that looks like Luigi. It will explode and shatter into pieces. One of the pieces will land at the foot of the vertical crusher. Use the piece as a ramp that helps you to get onto the crusher once it comes down. The crusher will lift you up, and you will see a Black Cube in the air. Get off the crusher and grab that cube so you can unlock Warhawk’s Rooftop as a multi-player battleground.

At the Suburbs, while you are on the same building where you find Warthog, drive quickly onto the other rooftops in front of you. Also, you have to destroy the water tower in order to get to the one that is distant from you. Make sure you use your turbo and jumping ability. The final rooftop you have to reach has a Black Cube hidden by a vent. Quickly jump over onto it, touch the cube, and you will unlock the Prison Passage.

At the Highway Loop, destroy one of the giant white balls that are next to the raised bridge. Make sure the coast is clear first; some other cars can destroy your ball. The ball will roll over the raised bridge, into the tunnel, and will smash the left wall. Go inside and you will find the Black Cube to unlock the Elevators as a multi-player battleground.

At Downtown, get onto one of the elevators. Make sure you aim yourself at the giant coffee cup. Get down onto the coffee shop, destroy the cup, and grab the Black Cube to unlock Minion’s Stadium.

At the Snowy Roads, go to the gas station area, where you will find a slope that leads down into a secret area. As you go right and up the following hill, you will find the Black Cube to unlock the Power Plant as a multi-player battleground.

At the Skyscrapers, stand on the billboard bridge. Make sure the crashed plane is very slightly in sight. Drive right off and you will grab the Black Cube that unlocks the Sewers as a multi-player battleground.

At Warhawk’s Rooftop, drive right towards the building where the Tanker comes of. You will grab the Black Cube that is in the air, so you can unlock the Skyscrapers.

Destroy ten vehicles without dying in Endurance Mode, at the Snowy Roads, to unlock the Freeway.

Destroy ten vehicles without dying in Endurance Mode, at the Drive-In Movie, to unlock the Mini Suburbs as a multi-player battleground.

Destroy fifteen vehicles without dying in Endurance Mode, at the Junkyard, to unlock the Prison Ship as a multi-player battleground.


Twisted Metal: Head-On (Extra Twisted Edition) (2005-2008):

Here is what you need to unlock the following vehicles (you can only do these methods in story mode):

– Axel: Beat the Russia mini-game
– Mr. Slam: Beat the Los Angeles mini-game
– Crimson Fury: Beat the Monaco mini-game
– Hammerhead: Beat the Tokyo Rooftops mini-game
– Dark Tooth: Beat story mode on any difficulty
– 12-Pak: Beat the Twisted Metal:Lost story mode on MEDIUM difficulty
– Gold Tooth: Beat the Twisted Metal:Lost story mode on HARD difficulty
Note: the Tower Tooth Challenge is unlocked after beating story mode as five different vehicles. However, in order to make Tower Tooth a playable vehicle in any level, you will have to use GameShark or any other cheat device.


And as for unlocking the battlegrounds:

– Los Angeles (Cousin Eddy): Beat story mode
– Paris (Death Match): Beat the Paris mini-game
– Egypt (Death Match): Beat the Egypt mini-game
– Roman Ruins (Death Match): Beat the Roman Ruins mini-game
– Russia: Select Russia as the next battleground in story mode
– Greece: Select Greece as the next battleground in story mode
– Greece (Death Match): Beat the Greece mini-game (super tough!)
– Monaco: Beat story mode
– Tokyo Streets: Beat story mode
– Tokyo Streets (Dark Tooth): Beat story mode
– Tokyo Rooftops: Beat story mode
– Transylvania: Beat story mode
– Transylvania (Death Match): Beat the Transylvania mini-game
– Death Port: Beat the Twisted Metal:Lost story mode
There is actually a fifth Lost level that is unplayable. It was found recently in the game files. Currently, the Twisted Metal Alliance is still finding a proper unlock code to make the level playable.

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