No More Heroes Dev Announces 'Psychological Action Thriller' Shadows of the Damned

BOOM widget 139784 The prospect of No More Heroes director Suda51, Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami and Silent Hill sound director Akira Yamaoka working together on a game is jolly exciting, which is why we're bouncing up and down at today's announcement of Shadows of the Damned at the Tokyo Game Show.

Described as a "psychological action thriller," Shadows of the Damned stars "hard-as-nails, leather-clad, motorcycle-riding professional demon hunter" Garcia Hotspur on a mission to rescue his true love from demons in the depths of hell. Rather than asking politely, naturally, Garcia will be blasting through demons and solving puzzles.

"The over-the-top action sequences and intense boss battles that both Suda51 and Mikami are renowned for creating" are promised, set to a Yamaoka soundtrack. Lovely.

Developed by Grasshopper Manufacture and published by Electronic Arts, Shadows of the Damned is scheduled for release on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in summer 2011.

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