A Video Game Trying Its Damnedest to Be the Most Otaku Thing Ever

Two hours. At most, three. That's all the time you'll need to blaze through a trippy video game hallucination that zips players through everything from old-school NES games through Akira and Sailor Moon. It's probably the most otaku thing you'll do all year. » 10/02/14 4:30pm 10/02/14 4:30pm

Japanese Developers on the PS4's Strengths and Weaknesses

The PlayStation 4 comes out in Japan in one month. The privileged who got to pick up theirs out west have been enjoying it for over two months now, but over in Japan gamers and developers alike are anxiously awaiting its release. » 1/23/14 5:00am 1/23/14 5:00am

You Fight A Guy Riding A Tiger On A Motorcycle. That's Killer is Dead.

Famitsu has released two trailers showcasing Killer7 mastermind Goichi Suda's upcoming crazy violent, crazy... crazy action game, Killer is Dead. » 5/31/13 6:20am 5/31/13 6:20am

Get a Good Look at Killer Is Dead, the New Game from Killer7's Creator

Killer Is Dead is an upcoming action game from Grasshopper Manufacture, the folks behind No More Heroes and Killer7. Yesterday, loads of details about the game hit the net (along with blurry magazine pics), and today on Famitsu.com, we finally get a good look at the game. And it looks great. » 1/17/13 5:30am 1/17/13 5:30am

Lollipop Chainsaw Deploys Writhing Zombie Cheerleader Squad to England

After spending months parading about multiple live-action versions of Lollipop Chainsaw heroine Juliet, the game's marketeers dress up four models in cheerleader outfits and bad zombie makeup and have them pile on each other. I can't believe it took this long. » 5/23/12 11:00am 5/23/12 11:00am

The Two Juliets Reveal the Absurdity of Cross-Pacific Commutes

Lollipop Chainsaw has two image characters: Jessica Nigri for the West and Mayu Kawamoto for Japan. Kawamoto is a black belt in karate, but Nigri has, I guess, a black belt in revealing cosplay. » 5/21/12 7:30am 5/21/12 7:30am

This High School Student Will Saw You in Half

In the West, the "image character" for splatter game Lollipop Chainsaw is cosplayer Jessica Nigri » 5/09/12 7:00am 5/09/12 7:00am. She's great for events in America, but the commute to Japan is a little far.

How Suicide Made This Japanese Game Developer Famous

Suda51 (Goichi Suda) is one of Japan's most famous game directors. In the West, this is due to his cult classic PS2/GameCube title, Killer7 » 4/27/12 6:30am 4/27/12 6:30am, or his best-selling Wii series, . In Japan, however, he first became famous for another game entirely: on the Super Famicom.

Diabolical Pitch Strikes Out

When I first played Diabolical Pitch » 4/27/12 5:30am 4/27/12 5:30am, it was at the Tokyo Game Show 2011. There at the Microsoft booth, I played this Kinect title in two-player coop mode with a beautiful Japanese booth babe. I had a lot of fun.

Watch Lollipop Chainsaw’s Blood-Splattered Cheerleader Clean Up

Cosplayer extraordinaire Jessica Nigri » 4/05/12 12:00pm 4/05/12 12:00pm garnered the most votes to become the real-life version of Juliet, the ass-kicking heroine of horror action game . That victory comes with responsibilities, like and making commercials. In the faux TV spot, Nigri goes from filthy to feisty thanks to imaginary detergent…

This Concept Art Will Kill You Dead

Goichi Suda's next game is called Killer Is Dead. The game isn't a sequel to his cult hit Killer7, but it does feature No More Heroes style swordplay. » 4/05/12 4:30am 4/05/12 4:30am

New Game Killer Is Dead Isn't a Sequel to Cult Hit Killer7

Goichi Suda, the man behind No More Heroes » 4/04/12 6:00am 4/04/12 6:00am and (above), is working on a new game called . According to the upcoming issue of , Suda is directing this assassin title. The game apparently takes its cues from both and . , however, is an original game.

"Beer Soaked" Homeless Guy Crashes Suda Interview, Lasts Ten Minutes

According to a report on CVG, a Game Developers Conference session with No More Heroes creator Goichi Suda (pictured) got a little strange yesterday when a homeless man (not pictured) joined Edge for an interview. » 3/08/12 12:30am 3/08/12 12:30am

From NSFW Erotic Terrorism to Cute Cooking

Life is funny. It starts out one way, with you wearing Soviet uniforms, brandishing machine guns and wearing thongs, and then the next thing you know you're wearing a frock and releasing a cookbook. See, funny.

That's exactly the odyssey of Yinling Yen—better known as Yinling of Joytoy, or Yinling the "ero terrorist". » 2/23/12 4:01am 2/23/12 4:01am