Last night, I continued my playthrough of Suda51’s cult classic Killer7 on Kotaku’s Twitch channel. The game has a reputation for being weird, and as I keep playing I’m discovering that its unflinching dedication to not explaining a damn thing is one of its most compelling quirks.
The world is confusing. No one tells you how to do a damn thing until it is too late. This happens in games too. It’s hard to know where mistakes were made. Let It Die’s end of level replays make it easy to grasp the big picture.
Let It Die is full of tough enemies. Climbing the game’s massive tower is a dangerous affair. But thanks to the game’s multiplayer, there’s one monster that reigns above the rest: California.
The Jackals are Let It Die’s most dangerous enemies. All players who have encountered these professional killers have perished. Until now. Linda the Legend spent half a day punching one of them in the face until they died.
Goichi Suda, known better as Suda 51, has made some bizarre games. From the political thriller Killer7 to the highly satirical No More Heroes. His games are vibrant and unabashedly tongue-in-cheek. What happens when he makes a free to play dungeon crawler? Pure chaos.
Here’s the debut trailer for HD remake of The Silver Case. While at Bit Summit, I spoke to game designer Goichi Suda about the game and about the need for Japan to preserve its game history.
Grasshopper Manufacture is remaking The Silver Case for PC, reports Famitsu. The game was originally released in Japan back in 1999, and the remake is slated to release this year worldwide.
The last time we saw Let It Die, the upcoming PS4 title from No More Heroes creator Goichi Suda, was back in 2014. Here’s the latest look, which has more protective headgear than the previous trailer.
Goichi Suda's Grasshopper Manufacture was acquired by GungHo, and the first title to emerge is Lily Bergamo.
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…
Goichi Suda's side-scrolling shooter Sine Mora is out on iOS. The game will also be available for Android "before the end of the month." Here's a few screenshots.
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.
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…
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…