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Juliet Starling gets lollipopping figurine


Get it? Cause Lollipop Chainsaw
Sep 27
Either I totally missed it, or it's really about time someone made a Juliet Starling figurine. The chainsaw wielding hero from Lollipop Chainsaw will be getting a 1/8 scale figure, and is available for pre-order right now. Th... read

Here are our Lollipop Chainsaw contest winners!


Jun 18
Last week, we asked you to be our Dtoid cheerleaders in order to win a box full of Lollipop Chainsaw goodies. The results were a mix of hilarious, disturbing, and ... well, more disturbing. Sadly, only ten of you could walk a... read

[Update: Contest closed! Winners are jessalynzo, Keyrlis, ladyzaner, linzbot, Shadowstew, solidturtleman, Sparklykiss, The Silent Protagonist, TheFrozenOne, and trueb7ue!] Lollipop Chainsaw is finally out for the Xbox 360 and... read feature


Lollipop Chainsaw is the kind of game I dread having to review. Not because I necessarily dislike the game, and not because I foresee it becoming the center of yet another trite videogame review controversy. I dread these kin... read feature

WB bringing Lollipop Chainsaw, Witcher 2 and more to PAX


Mar 31
It was last PAX East where Lollipop Chainsaw debuted to the masses and it's going to be this PAX East where we get just one more last look before the release this June. The game has come a long way since last PAX and I can't... read

Yamaoka thinks Shadows of the Damned 2 is possible


Mar 22
Composer Akira Yamaoka has given hope to those who loved the criminally ignored Shadows of the Damned, revealing that he's thinking about a potential sequel and Electronic Arts would be up for it.  "I’m thinking of... read

Lollipop Chainsaw star-studded cast revealed


Mar 14
One thing that impressed me about Lollipop Chainsaw that I forgot to mention in my preview was just how great the voice acting was. Today, Warner Bros revealed the voice actors and it's surprising to see just how many big na... read

Max Scoville caught up with super famous movie director James Gunn where they talked about everything Lollipop Chainsaw. It's a really revealing interview as we get to see that James was all about working on the project. I w... read feature

GDC: Going to the arcade of doom in Lollipop Chainsaw


Mar 06
Last year, developer Grasshopper Manufacture showed off a very simple demo of Lollipop Chainsaw at several major gaming conventions. It was a very basic demo in my eyes, one that was more to show the potential of things to co... read

Shadows of the Damned's damn good soundtrack for sale


Sep 06
Akira Yamaoka is kind of a genius and he's definitely earned a place in the videogame music pantheon after his work on the Silent Hill series and Shadows of the Damned. Thankfully, the latter is getting an... read

Sdatcher will be free download, CD release to follow


Aug 08
Hideo Kojima has provided new details on Sdatcher, his radio drama collaboration with Suda51, via Twitter. Kojima revealed that Sdatcher is not being developed as a for-profit venture on the part of Konami and the drama will ... read

Grasshopper's Sine Mora gets first trailer


Aug 03
Grasshopper and Digital Reality have joined forces for Sina Mora, a new shooter coming to Xbox Live Arcade and the PlayStation Network. It features music by Akira Yamaoka, and it looks really nice.  Here's the very first trailer for the game, complete with absolutist philosophical yammering and pretty graphics. Seems like this'll be quite a nice game. What do you reckon? read

Here's a look at the cast and art for Sdatcher


Jul 17
[Update: As a few people pointed out in the comments, this is most likely art for Snatcher veteran Jean Jack Gibson, and not Gideon Seed. Thanks guys!] Sdatcher (pronounced Su-da-a-cha by some) is the recently announced (and ... read






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