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Suda 51’s The Silver Case is being remade for the West

The first game ever made by Grasshopper Manufacture is to be released in the west for the first time. The Silver Case was released on PlayStation in Japan in 1999. Now director Goichi Suda (Suda 51) has confirmed a remake in the works for PC. Eurogamer reports that the remake …

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Publisher insisted on Killer is Dead’s gigolo missions, Suda 51 says

Developer Suda 51 has said that the inclusion of the controversial ‘gigolo missions’ in his 2013 title Killer is Dead was demanded by publisher Kadokawa Shoten. The missions saw players trying to convince women to have sex with them by handing over gifts. Those missions were actually supposed to be …

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SONY: Next Suda 51 game is a PS4 exclusive

Poular games designer Suda 51 is making an exclusive game for PS4. The title looked suitably violent and a bit unusual, as you would expect from the creator. It is called Let it Die and is out next year. It is one of many little titles that have been announced …

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Lollipop Chainsaw reaches one million sales

Suda 51’s zombie cheerleader title has globally sold 1m units. This figure was announced by developer Grasshopper Manufacture via Twitter on Friday: Lollipop Chainsaw came out in June 2012, meaning it has taken it nearly a year and a half to reach this level of sales. In Japan, Grasshopper is …

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Grasshopper’s Killer is Dead struggles in Japan

The latest release from cult developer Suda 51 has failed to make an impact on the Japanese market. Videogamer reports that the PS3 version of Killer is Dead, the new game from Suda 51’s studio Grasshopper Manufacture, entered the Media Create charts at No.5 with sales of just 17,709 units. …

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Killer Is Dead gets August release, special editions detailed

Deep Silver has confirmed a release date and two collector’s editions of Killer Is Dead, the new title by Suda 51. The highly-stylised action game will arrive on Xbox 360 and PS3 on August 30th. It sees players brutally taking down various outlandish criminals and is reminiscent of Suda’s previous …

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Suda 51 blames publishers for low sales of Grasshopper titles

Killer 7, No More Heroes and Lollipop Chainsaw may have been warmly received by critics, but commercially they were unremarkable. The blame for this, according to Grasshopper boss Goichi Suda, lies firmly at the foot of publishers. Grasshopper does have a very strong base,” he told Games Industry. It’s just …

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Publisher GungHo swoops for Grasshopper Manufacture

Japanese publisher the GungHo Group has bought Lollipop Chainsaw developer Grasshopper Manufacture. Grasshopper and its famously eccentric head, Goichi Suda aka Suda 51, are currently working on Killer is Dead, and have created several cult titles in the past, such as No More Heroes and Killer 7. GungHo Group published …

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