Grasshopper Manufacture News


Killer7 and No More Heroes should get remastered, Suda51 says

By John Keefer, Sep 14, 2016 9:32am PDT

Grasshopper Manufacture CEO looks to the future with the company's 20th anniversary approaching.


"Oh I loved Killer 7 and KID. KID definitely had a learning curve and seemed more about block ..."

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Uncovering Hidden Gems: Sine Mora

By Robert Workman, Jul 08, 2014 1:30pm PDT

Sine Mora is definitely a game that deserves another look.


"not a must, I just like long form video content and don't much care for written or two minute ..."

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Suda51's next game is Let It Die for PlayStation 4

By Steve Watts, Jun 09, 2014 6:56pm PDT

At Sony's E3 press conference, it introduced the next game from Grasshopper Manufacture and Suda51: Let It Die. It's a PlayStation 4 exclusive, and a trailer showed it off.


"This looked promising, got me thinking of Manhunt for some reason and that's a good thing. ..."

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Killer Is Dead coming to PC in May

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 17, 2014 7:30am PST

Suda51's cybernetic executioner Mondo Zappa is coming over from consoles to PC. Killer Is Dead, released on Xbox 360 and PS3 last year, is coming to PC on May 9 at the budget price of $19.99, publisher Deep Silver announced today. It's packing a few extras too, coming with t...


"I haven't heard a lot of praise for it. I did enjoy No More Heroes on the Wii and Killer 7 for ..."

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Lily Bergamo is Grasshopper's debut action game for PS4

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 09, 2013 12:49am PDT

Grasshopper Manufacture, developer of the recently-released Killer is Dead and Lollipop Chainsaw, has announced their first next-gen game.


"Can't really tell but they might be going for a little more mainstream appeal with this one. At ..."

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Sine Mora blasting onto iOS and Android

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 16, 2013 6:00am PDT

Grasshopper and Digital Reality's side-scrolling bullet hell shmup Sine Mora has gone mobile. It's out now on iOS and should be on Android by the end of the month.


"Well, I think iOS has some sort of controller add-on in the works. In that case it would be ..."

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Killer is Dead coming August 27, launch copies include bonuses

By Steve Watts, Jul 02, 2013 11:30am PDT

Killer is Dead is coming on August 27, XSEED and Marvelous announced today. Launch copies will pack in some bonuses including an art book, soundtrack CD, and extra downloadable content.


"Only reason I'd buy a console, Suda51 games. Unfortunately I am not in a financial situation ..."

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Killer is Dead preview: Mondo uncertainty

By Steve Watts, Jun 19, 2013 12:00pm PDT

E3 impressions of Killer is Dead from Grasshopper Manufacture.


Killer is Dead trailer executes perfectly

By Steve Watts, Mar 18, 2013 4:40pm PDT

The first English trailer for Killer is Dead shows off the hero, Mondo Zappa, delivering a few lines grindhouse-style in-between slicing up his foes.


"The overall 'look' of it was pretty cool, but it seems like the story is going to be all over ..."

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XSEED bringing Killer is Dead, four others to North America

By Steve Watts, Jan 31, 2013 11:30am PST

XSEED has announced it will be publishing several games in North America: Killer is Dead, Rune Factory 4, Valhalla Knights 3, Ys: Memories of Celceta, and Ys I & II Chronicles+.


"Really happy to finally see a localization outlet for Falcom games. Here's hoping they keep ..."

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No More Heroes dev Grasshopper acquired by Japanese publisher

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 30, 2013 7:30am PST

Goichi 'Suda51' Suda's studio Grasshopper Manufacture, maker of No More Heroes and Lollipop Chainsaw, has been snapped up by Japanese publisher GungHo Online Entertainment. Suda51 says that joining forces "will support our vision to further create inspired new games that app...


"hmm! i guess this ensures that grasshopper is safe for a bit? "

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Black Knight Sword coming to XBLA and PSN next week

By Steve Watts, Dec 07, 2012 3:00pm PST

Grasshopper Manufacture and Digital Reality announced today that their side-scrolling action throwback Black Knight Sword is coming to Xbox Live Arcade on December 12.


"I really like the visuals. Is the game linear or Metroidvania style or what?"

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Level-5's Black Box brings Suda 51, Yoot Saito, and Yasumi Matsuno to 3DS eShop

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 04, 2012 1:00pm PDT

Level-5 is opening its "Black Box" later this year. This collection of 3DS games brings together some of Japan's most iconic designers.


"That's what I meant. Will the shmup be any good? Is it weird enough for him?"

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Sine Mora coming to PS3 and Vita later this year

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 21, 2012 12:30pm PDT

Digital Reality and Grasshopper Manufacture's shmup baby, Sine Mora, is no longer an Xbox-exclusive. The shooter will hit PlayStation Network--on both Vita and PS3.


Killer Is Dead detailed by No More Heroes dev

By Steve Watts, Apr 04, 2012 8:15am PDT

Grasshopper Manufacture has detailed Killer Is Dead, the studio's next game after Lollipop Chainsaw.


"Ah, nevermind. I guess I had missed all the news stories that came out about it, was first ..."

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