Killer Is Dead coming to PC in May

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 the DLC and a new 'Nightmare' difficulty mode.

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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 the DLC and a new 'Nightmare' difficulty mode.

Killer Is Dead saw Mondo, in typical excitable Suda51 style, gallivanting around Earth and the Moon to strike down naughty criminals. Expect melodrama, a big sword, a cybernetic arm which morphs into different weapons, sexy ladies, and a whole load of nonsense. Reviews often seemed to boil down to "If you're a Suda51 fan, you'll probably enjoy it." It did cost $50 at launch on console, mind, so it's a different proposition at $20.

Killer Is Dead comes to PC as the 'Nightmare Edition,' which includes the 'Smooth Operator' DLC outfit pack, a new option to rewatch cutscenes, and the new Nightmare difficulty. Enemies in Nightmare Mode will only die to headshots and Adrenaline Burst and Dodge Burst attacks, nothing else, so Deep Silver says it "requires far more skill and tactics."

Look at how very Suda51-y this game is:

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    February 17, 2014 7:30 AM

    Alice O'Connor posted a new article, Killer Is Dead coming to PC in May.

    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 the DLC and a new 'Nightmare' difficulty mode.

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      February 17, 2014 7:47 AM

      Alice, you may have to check this out, as it has an Alice-in-Wonderland character named Alice, who turns into a GIANT SPIDER!!! MUWAHAHAHAAAA!!! (story spoilers in this article) http://www.siliconera.com/2013/07/01/killer-is-dead-does-its-best-impression-of-alice-in-wonderland/

      Now, Deep Silver was the EU publisher for the retail console release of Killer is Dead, while XSeed was the North American publisher. Did Deep Silver get worldwide PC digital distribution rights? If it's on Steam, I may have to get this, as I really liked the craziness of Shadows of the Damned, and I had a lot of fun watching the "Unskippable" video of the intro: http://www.escapistmagazine.com/videos/view/unskippable/8732-Killer-is-Dead

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      February 17, 2014 7:50 AM

      Oh cool! I wanted to play this when it came out. Then my 360 died. Still need to fix it.

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        February 17, 2014 8:06 AM

        The game is awesome I have it on the 360, I will totally get he PC version.

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      February 17, 2014 8:08 AM

      Metal Gear Rising, Ikaruga, now this. Japanese studios are finally getting on board with Steam.

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        February 17, 2014 8:25 AM

        More importantly, they're shedding their fear of developing on the PC. Traditionally in Japan, the PC wasn't an active gaming platform, aside from the NEC PC-98 series. Most games were developed for consoles from Nintendo, Sega, and later Sony. But now the development costs for console platforms are going up, and there's more impetus for developers to break away from the Japanese megapublishers and start their own thing, and Steam is an avenue to do that. Valve started reaching out to Japanese publishers a couple years ago, and despite a huge language barrier (one of which was licensing and contract language, which is very different between English and Japanese), we're starting to see progress.

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      February 17, 2014 8:14 AM

      I found this game to be a pretentious shit sandwhich.

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        February 17, 2014 10:39 AM

        I haven't heard a lot of praise for it. I did enjoy No More Heroes on the Wii and Killer 7 for the GCN, so I need to look at what fans of those games thought about Killer is Dead.

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        February 17, 2014 4:57 PM

        i found it quite sarcastic actually hardly pretentious.