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.
Good or bad, nobody makes games like Suda51. Could this be one of the good ones?
New awesome trailer for Ranko Tsukigime's Longest Day. Coming to PS3's online store this spring. Pertinent details: sidescroller, Katsuhiro Otomo (Akira), Suda 51 (No More Heroes), Crispy's (Tokyo Jungle). More info here.
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.
As 2013 draws to an end, we look forward to 2014. And with a new year, comes new resolutions – even for game developers.
Mondo Zappa, the hero of the new game Killer Is Dead, enjoys the occasional drink with a lady between missions. Apparently the reason he does is that as he stares at their breasts and legs, he works up the courage to give them a gift. In return, he can get a new gun arm!
Suda51's new game, Killer Is Dead, is another entry into his long history of games filled with murder and scantily clad women. The gameplay can get very frustrating, but not so much that I didn't want to keep going to find out what the next insane mission would be about.
Running through a dark heavy world, wielding a katana and cybernetic arm, and battling shadowy twisted freaks. You are Mondo Zappa, executioner for the Bryan Execution Firm, out to kill criminals and assassins. Welcome to the world of Killer is Dead, the latest game from the mind of Suda 51. The game is currently…
Coming to theaters in Japan on July 25th is the anime movie, Short Peace. The movie consists of four short movies by various directors – a couple of which (Hinoyoujin and Farewell to Arms) are from Akira creator, Katsuhiro Otomo. Now, a fifth part of the project has been announced... As a video game.
Famitsu has released two trailers showcasing Killer7 mastermind Goichi Suda's upcoming crazy violent, crazy... crazy action game, Killer is Dead.
Guild 01 for the 3DS was released last year as an anthology of games by 4 notable game creators. One of those games in particular is getting its own spin-off.
Every single object in this trailer for Suda51's Killer is Dead reflects light. It's like the world is draped in cling-wrap.
At the end of January, it was announced that GungHo Online Entertainment would be acquiring Grasshopper Manufacture, developer of artistically unique games like Killer 7, the No More Heroes series, Lollipop Chainsaw, and the upcoming Killer is Dead. Now, roughly two months later, they're working on their first game…
2013 is only 1/12th over. With 11 months left and new console news on the horizon, Weekly Famitsu asked its readers what games they were looking forward to for this year. Here's a list of the top 30 anticipated upcoming games for 2013 (note: All publishers and release dates are for Japanese release versions):
Japanese publisher GungHo has recently nabbed Suda51's Grasshopper Manufacture, known for games such as Killer7, No More Heroes and Lollipop Chainsaw, welcoming it as the fourth in their already impressive lineup of developers that includes, among others, GRAVITY Co. of Ragnarok Online fame. From the press release:
Killer is Dead is the latest game from Grasshopper Manufacture and the mind of Suda 51. The game features the protagonist, Mondo Zappa, a professional "executioner" in a near-future world. The game is being created as a new chapter in the Suda 51 "assassin series", following in the footsteps of killer7 and the No More…
In mid-November, Quantic Dream registered the domain singularityps4.com, suggesting a title and system for the second of two games the Parisian developer is said to be developing for Sony. Despite Cage declaring a lack of enthusiasm for the next generation of consoles, it's been evident for a while his company is…
For $8 you can download a game called Liberation Maiden to the 3DS and then you can experience the probable future of the second president of New Japan hopping into a flying mech in order to shoot at the forces of an evil empire that has taken over old Japan.
Weekly Famitsu celebrated its 1,234th issue this week with an interview with several game creators abouth their thoughts on the future. Among the creators were Capcom's Hideaki Itsuno, Grasshopper Manufacture's Gouichi Suda, and Tecmo Koei's Kenichi Ogasawara