Jaffe accelerates into Bananagate

By Patrick Garratt, Saturday, 2 February 2008 10:29 GMT

You couldn’t make this up. Kotaku posted a quote from a recent Wired interview with David Jaffe yesterday as news, in which the first thing the God of War developer said, in response to a question about Mario Kart, was, “You know, honestly, I’ve been too busy recently trying to figure out why the fuck go-karts shoot banana peels.”

The interview was about Twisted Metal, Sony’s apocalyptic car combat game and Jaffe’s other big hit, as a precursor to the release of Twisted Metal Head-On: Extra Twisted Edition in the US next week. Predictably, the reaction to Jaffe’s comment – an obvious joke – was “strong”.

“You know, Jaffe,” said one Kotaku comment on the news piece, “I’ve been too busy recently trying to figure out how the fuck a clown can drive an ice cream truck while his head’s on fire.”

Jaffe has now responded in the way only Jaffe would: by swearing a lot in a video on the internet. You add a little colour to the grey, David. Don’t go changing.

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