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Killer Is Dead

Killer is Dead

Check out Killer is Dead's PC specs


I finally found a header after sifting through a thousand Jessica Nigri photos
May 02
Killer is Dead is coming to Steam on May 23, so ready your PC for some hot Suda51 action. As disappointing as Killer is Dead was overall (this coming from a massive fan of Suda's other games) I'd probably be down to purchase ... read
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Killer is Dead is heading to the PC in May


'The Nightmare Edition'
Feb 17
Deep Silver Europe has announced that Killer is Dead is coming to the PC on May 9th, in the form of a "Nightmare Edition." There's a new difficulty mode in tow which limits your moveset, and it also comes with existing DLC. ... read
Five copies up for grabs
[Update: Contest over! Winners are Morty, Genki-JAM, GoofierBrute, ObsidianSpire, and rainbowWaterfall!] What a day! First, we brought you an exclusive interview with Suda 51 detailing his favorite moments in Killer is Dead, ... read feature

Just in time for the holidays
Killer is Dead was a day one purchase for me, though from what I hear from my peers, a lot of consumers didn't have the confidence to pick it up upon initial release. With the gift giving holidays just around the corner, and ... read feature

Gigol-oh-no: What the creatively bankrupt, boring missions have to say about Killer is Dead
I really like Killer is Dead. I want to like it more, but I’m increasingly unsure if I should. Unfortunately, the awful Gigolo missions are a big part of planting the seed of distrust in my mind. Hah! I bet you thought... read feature

I'm off to Dragoncon!
If there was ever an upcoming week for epic cosplay it would be this week. PAX Prime in Seattle and, from what I'm told, the mecca of all cosplay destinations Dragoncon in Atlanta are sure to provide some amazing displays for... read feature

Not quite mondo enough
What do an assassin with multiple personality disorder, an otaku warrior, a foul-mouthed demon hunter, and a chainsaw-wielding cheerleader have in common? Why they're all creations from the legendary Suda 51 of course! For qu... read feature

New releases

New releases: Killers everywhere


Plus, Final Fantasy XIV, Lost Planet 3, and your funny football-like game
Aug 26
I'll be spending this week playing catch up, but there's no dearth of new releases. Killer is Dead is tempting me, because bloody hell it looks flashy, but I'll probably leave until I'm not drowning in games. Final Fant... read
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Killer is Dead launches to tepid sales in Japan


Debuts at number five with 17,709 units sold on PS3
Aug 11
Mainstream success has largely eluded Grasshopper Manufacture. Despite giving birth to beloved properties like No More Heroes, the studio has had trouble garnering much of an audience outside of a devout cult following all to... read

Okay Killer Is Dead, enough is enough


The whole game is going to be spoiled at this point
Jul 30
Hey Suda 51, you're great. I love your games. Killer Is Dead looks like it will be a lot of fun. But enough is enough! There's promotion, and then there's just spoiling every single little aspect of your game. We've seen so ... read
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Launch-window copies of Killer is Dead include extras


Game releases in late August
Jul 02
Ever since word got out about Killer is Dead from Famitsu or wherever those initial screenshots originated, I've been trying to keep my distance so as to avoid spoiling any more than is necessary. Almost there! Grasshopper Ma... read

Star Wars: Battlefront, Ellen Page, & Sexy Suda51


The Destructoid Show has a visit from Uncle Sessler
Jun 25
DICE is as excited about Star Wars: Battlefront as you are, Ellen Page is pissed about Ellie in The Last Of Us looking like her, Saints Row IV is too explicit for Australia, and Suda51 gives his stance on sexuality in Killer Is Dead. Adam Sessler fills in for Tara, and we talk about his fun panel with Jim Sterling, and how I'm a suicidal Pikachu. read

Killer Is Dead trailer shows fight with King Quasi-Naked


More mental stuff
Jun 24
Here's a new trailer for Killer Is Dead. It's got some really good music, a load of talking in Japanese, and a boss battle showcase against a man who wears very little clothing and appears to wear a crown. Henceforth, I dub him King Quasi-Naked. For those who don't want to spoil the weirdness, I must urge once more that this video may give away too much for you. View with caution! read

Be crushed by this massive Killer Is Dead image gallery


Lots of pictures of a man doing a killing
Jun 17
Here's a gigantic bucket of screenshots for Grasshopper Manufacture's Killer Is Dead. You get to see our hero on the Moon, a grinning king, a lady in a dress, and a whole bunch of character stills. There's loads to gawp at. T... read

Killer is Dead boss fight & Gigolo missions get shown off


Tiger tiger tiger!
May 31
Finally, a good look at Killer is Dead's gameplay. The first video here shows off some of the fighting mechanics with your sword and robotic gun arm. Plus we also get to see a boss fight against Hamadayama that starts off wi... read

Killer Is Dead getting premium edition version


Includes DLC, costs no more than regular version
May 30
Deep Silver has revealed Killer Is Dead will be getting a premium edition. It will include a bonus "Beauty & The Beast & The Lingerie" download, the "Temptation of Miss Vampire" gigolo mission, one extra epi... read

You will fight a tiger in Killer is Dead


And robot samurais too
May 23
The latest barrage of screens for Killer is Dead focuses on two of the bosses you'll encounter in the game. First there's Hamadayama, who rides around on a freaking tiger. Yes, a tiger. How badass is that? Then there's Samura... read
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Killer is Dead's curvy cosplayers chat cozily on a couch


What is this I don't even
Apr 27
Jessica Nigri is reprising her role as a promotional model in Grasshopper Manufacture and Kadokawa Games' latest collaboration, Killer is Dead. After portraying Juliet Starling for Lollipop Chainsaw, Nigri takes on the ... read
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Shove these Killer Is Dead screens down your throat


Zappa, Mondo Zappa
Apr 17
Last night we showed you Killer Is Dead's pervy Gigolo missions. A nice little diversion from all the killing you will be doing. Yes, there's killing! So much killing! So much blood! Just look at all these screenshots in our ... read
The Destructoid Show can see through your clothes
Hello boys and girls, here's today's Destructoid Show for you to rub your dirty little eyeballs all over. Mmmm. Yes, just like that. Bethesda is done with Skyrim, and they've now begun teasing their next exciting mystery pro... read feature

Killer is Dead

Killer Is Dead's pervy Gigolo missions get detailed


See through women's clothing with special glasses
Apr 16
Suda51 teased us Killer Is Dead's Gigolo mode not too long ago, and now we have some more info on just how you'll be pleasing the ladies thanks to Siliconera. One Gigolo missions sees main hero Mondo Zappa trying to seduce Na... read
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Killer is Dead is pure Suda 51 insanity, as per usual


Giant aliens! Giant aliens! Bring it on! Yeah!
Apr 01
Grasshopper Manufacture has released another trailer for Killer is Dead and, as you might expect, it's looking as bizarre as ever. Alongside cutthroat protagonist Mondo Zappa, the video features cyborgs questioning the meani... read
Suda 51

Did Suda 51 just unveil No More Heroes 3?


HNNNNNNNNG
Mar 28
Killer is Dead hasn't even hit shelves and Grasshopper Manufacture is already teasing its next project. Speaking with Famitsu, studio boss Goichi Suda showcased some concept art for an unannounced action title that looks to f... read
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Become a gigolo in Killer Is Dead's side missions


Mondo Zappa likes the ladies
Mar 28
Killer Is Dead is the next big game from Grasshopper Manufacture, and among the many things you can expect to do, one aspect specifically stuck out to me: Gigolo Mode. Simply put, players will see protagonist Mondo Zappa sedu... read
How past Grasshopper games influenced their latest title
XSEED Games and Grasshopper Manufacture's Suda51 showed us Killer Is Dead this past week during the Game Developers Conference here in San Francisco. Once we were done checking out the gameplay, XSEED opened up the meeting to... read feature

GungHo merger lets Suda focus more on the creative side
I, along with many of you, was pretty surprised to learn that Grasshopper Manufacture merged with GungHo Online Entertainment earlier this year. Personally, I was worried that this would ultimately hurt Suda51's studio, but a... read feature

Zappa, Mondo Zappa
Killer Is Dead is the next big game from developer Grasshopper Manufacture and the mind of Suda51. The basic idea echoes many past Suda games where you become a highly skilled badass taking on overpowered enemies by means of ... read feature

Suda51 dishes the dirt on his upcoming game
2013 is the year of Suda51's next production, Killer Is Dead. In January, the game began its PR train with a cool, stylishly seductive trailer that oh teased us so. However, Famitsu was able to get a detailed interview out of him and his partner-in-crime from Kadokawa Games, Yoshimi Yasuda, in which they discuss everything from American Psycho and Bond, to gigolos and tiger-riding yakuza! read feature

XSEED

XSEED localizing every Japanese game ever


Localization firm announces four more games for 2013
Jan 31
Killer is Dead isn't the only bun in XSEED's oven. The publisher has a whole lot more in store for those with a predilection for all that is obscure and Japanese in the world. First on the docket is Ys I & II Ch... read
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XSEED confirms Killer is Dead for summer release


Holy publisher of Forbidden Treasure bring us another unclaimed gem
Jan 31
XSEED, fast establishing itself as the leading champion for games nobody else wants to publish, has confirmed that it'll be bringing Killer is Dead to the West this Summer. The latest Grasshopper Manufacture title looks gorge... read
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Grasshopper Manufacture merging with Ragnarok publisher


Does this mean punk is dead?
Jan 30
GungHo Online Entertainment, the company behind the Ragnarok series, has announced plans to merge with Killer is Dead developer Grasshopper Manufacture. The companies hope the move will enhance their respective stre... read

The DTOID Show: Killer Is Dead, Revengeance & SimCity


Plus: Fallout TV show?
Jan 18
Hey gang, The Destructoid Show wasn't live today, because our producer Zac has his fingers cut off for failing at his Yakuza duties. Er. He cut his hand by accident. Something, I forget.   Today, we discuss the possibili... read






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