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[Polygon] Grasshopper's Suda51 Gives First Details On His Latest Game, Killer is Dead

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"Development has already been ongoing for an extended period of time," wrote Grasshopper boss Goichi "Suda51" Suda in his Famitsu column. "It's the first game in the 'assassin' series that Grasshopper Manufacture has worked on in a while, a title that picks up where Killer7 and No More Heroes left off."

Set in a near-future where lunar tourism and cyber-enhancements have become commonplace, Killer is Dead stars Mondo Zappa, a 35-year-old man who suddenly receives a job offer from the Brian Execution Firm. An undercover national organization run by the half-cyborg Brian Roses, the group sends Mondo around the world in order to execute a variety of assassins, from cunningly evil geniuses to people who seem to actually seek out death at Mondo's hands.

A sort of cybernetic James Bond in terms of looks, the newbie executioner (whose sense of fashion would serve him well in the TV series Mad Men) has two weapons at hand: a sword in his right hand for close-quarters combat, and a weapon embedded in his left arm Mega Man-style that can be converted into guns, drills, and other objects as you go through the game.

Source

I'm not sure if I'm allowed to post magazine scans, but they're all over the place for anyone interested.

Update- Here are some official screenshots:

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)




Edited by Paradox me - 1/17/13 at 1:25am
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Yeah, best not to post them here wink.gif. We have to respect copyrighted material and that includes magazines too smile.gif
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Updated OP with some screenshots.
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looks like a cool game, i would play it but sadly its most likely not coming to pc.
non of their other titles did
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Seems lame and dramatically unfitting with the art style.
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That body is just so out of proportion :s
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Really enjoyed Lollipop Chainsaw's whackiness, so looking forward to seeing what they cook up this time round.
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