Posts Tagged ‘killer is dead’

First Blood: Suda51’s The Silver Case Coming To PC

Grasshopper Manufacture, the studio led by Suda51, has made some incredibly strange games. Often excessively violent and surreal, they’re the kind of things that capture my imagination immediately but often beat that same imagination to a pulp long before I reach the ending of whatever story they’re spinning. Killer7 is the only Grasshopper game that I love but I’ll always be interested to see what they produce next.

And, in this case, what they produced earlier – The Silver Case [official site] is the studio’s first game, originally released in 1999, and it’s coming to PC later this year. This remake will be the game’s first release outside of Japan.

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Killer Is Dead To Live Again On PC

I’ve just had a quick shuffle through the RPS lunar archives, where old posts are stored in a air-conditioned crater, and I can’t find a single mention of Grasshopper’s Killer Is Dead. Does this mean we didn’t know that it was coming out on PC until this very moment? It certainly seems that way. From Killer 7 director Suda 51, it’s an action game about a man with a cybernetic arm that can transform into a gun or drill. Like Suda’s previous, Lollipop Chainsaw, it channels an idea of grindhouse trashiness in a way that is easily mistaken for ironic appreciation. I think Suda 51 just loves swords, cybernetics, gore, wrestling, melodrama and sneaky peeks of ladies’ underwear. This is a game in which you must carefully apply male gaze to unlock new weapons. Videos below.

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