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From the sound of it, GungHo Online and Grasshopper Manufacture's PS4 exclusive Let It Die is some sort of giant death recycling program. As we detailed last week, Let It Die stores every player death on its servers, and those dead players repopulate the games of other players as AI enemies. If y...

June 20th 2014 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Have you seen the trailer for Grasshopper Manufacture and GungHo Online's PS4 exclusive, Let It Die? Did it leave you wondering just what the hell was going on? Fear not, because I have the explanation from none other than Let It Die executive producer Kazuki Morishita – in handy diagram form...

June 13th 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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During Sony's E3 press conference, infamous developer Suda51 unveiled a short, intensely gory vignette for the PlayStation 4-exclusive Let It Die. Unfortunately, the live-action trailer offered no gameplay information, though the copious arterial spray made it clear that this will not be the sort...

June 9th 2014 at 9:58pm 0 Comments
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Killer Is Dead: Nightmare Edition won't lend PC gamers its dose of quirky Grasshopper Manufacture action until May 23, but fans can check its system requirements right now and plan accordingly. With minimum requirements calling for Windows Vista 64-bit, a 2.0GHz processor, 2 GB of RAM, a GPU tha...

May 4th 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Lollipop Chainsaw, a game where cheerleader Twilight Sparkle Bubbles Timmy Turner Juliet Starling (or all of the above, since they're all voiced by the same person) slices and dices undead hordes with her trusty chainsaw, has surpassed one million sales worldwide. Developer Grasshopper Manufacture...

March 9th 2014 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Suda 51's Killer is Dead is still alive, after Deep Silver Europe announced last year's stylistic slice-and-dicer is coming to PC in May. The new Nightmare Edition arrives in both retail and downloadable versions, and features a new difficulty mode of the same name. The Nightmare mode only allows...

February 17th 2014 at 9:22am 0 Comments
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The PlayStation Vita version of Grasshopper Manufacture and Digital Reality's horizontally scrolling shoot-'em-up Sine Mora will be available as a free download for PlayStation Plus members after the PlayStation Store updates tomorrow. Merging arcade-styled action with a dual sci-fi narrative, Sin...

October 28th 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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I invariably recommend games made by Grasshopper Manufacture to friends, not necessarily because I enjoyed them, but because Goichi Suda's studio produces games that have to be tried. Grasshopper's approach to design can be nonchalant bordering on reckless, and leaves me as secure of their games' q...

August 27th 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Digital Reality and Grasshopper Manufacture's picturesque steampunk shmup, Sine Mora, has landed on iOS. Sine Mora is currently available as a $5.99 universal download and requires iOS 6.0 and above. It is not yet optimized for 4th generation iPhone and iPod Touch devices, according to the product...

July 16th 2013 at 10:01pm 0 Comments
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Killer is Dead, the latest mind-bending action game from Killer7 director Suda 51 and Grasshopper Manufacture, will hit store shelves in North America on August 27 with a bevy of bonus goodies in tow. Publisher Xseed Games notes that all launch copies of Killer is Dead will include an 80-page hard...

July 2nd 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Killer is Dead, Suda 51's next over-the-top action opus, has been pegged for an August 30 launch in Europe by publisher Deep Silver. We've contacted North American publisher XSEED for a launch date in the US. The European date was included in a press release announcing a Fan Edition of Killer is D...

June 27th 2013 at 10:45am 0 Comments
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No More Heroes and Killer is Dead dev Grasshopper Manufacture is "heavily relying" on Unreal Engine 4, with next-gen games in mind. Speaking to Joystiq at E3, Grasshopper CEO Goichi Suda, most commonly known as Suda 51, confirmed his studio's use of Epic's next-gen engine when asked about his thoug...

June 18th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments