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Lollipop Chainsaw

Jessica Nigri first showed up on my radar after she cosplayed Curly Brace from Cave Story. Applying that level of detail and craftsmanship to a relatively obscure character is the sign of a cosplayer who isn't in it jus...
Worldwide sales of Lollipop Chainsaw have crossed the million mark, Grasshopper Manufacture has announced. The milestone took nearly two years to reach, following the saccharine zombie game's launch in June 2012. That may not...
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...
Valentine's Day has come and gone but the so-called most romantic day of the year has left one lasting festive treat for everyone to enjoy in its wake. The Lollipop Chainsaw Valentine Edition released on Thursd...


Speaking at the 2013 D.I.C.E. Summit today, designer Warren Spector took on the concept of how gaming content has changed over time, how tastes may change as you age, and how developers need to address those changes. To stres...
The very first Jimquisition Awards are here! Five days, five games, five awards! Games win awards for being innovative, intelligent, mature and memorable. Not many win them for being bloody funny. Lollipop Cha...
Lollipop Chainsaw Valentine Edition has been announced for Japan, slated to arrive on February 14, 2013.  The special edition release will include a "perfect unlock code," as well as two DVDs, and computer stuff includi...
I suppose this was inevitable. I mean, this is a game featuring an eighteen-year-old zombie hunting cheerleader we're talking about here. And nothing about Japan should surprise me anymore. But I'm still a bit stunned to anno...
This past weekend, Grasshopper Manufacture and Kadokawa games held a "Lollipop Chainsaw Summer Appreciation Event" in Japan. It's awesome that GhM and Kadokawa appreciate their game, but what did consumers think of it?  ...
The videogame industry has had a fair few controversies pertaining to gender equality lately, with both Hitman: Absolution and Tomb Raider coming under heavy criticism for the way women have been used in their marketing. Acco...
Love it or hate it, Lollipop Chainsaw has opened the floor for some interesting discussions, especially with regards to its portrayal of women. Is it objectifying female game characters? Is it subverting that object...
Kadokawa Games, Grasshopper Manufacture's publishing partner in Japan, has announced that the ever so divisive Lollipop Chainsaw has reached the 100,000 mark in terms of domestic shipments. Suda 51's game never tend to d...
[Talking to Women about Videogames is a series where Jonathan Holmes talks to different people who are women about the biggest videogame news of the week for some reason.] In this, the second part of a two-part series a...
Even as a massive Suda fan I'll be the first to admit that Lollipop Chainsaw hasn't been my favorite release of the year. Despite our glowing review of the title, it's had a pretty mixed reception around the co...
[Every Friday (or whenever), Destructoid will pose topical a question to the community. Answer it if you want!] Atlus recently put out a trailer for the 3DS beat 'em up Code of Princess, and reactions were generally positive,...
[Talking to Women about Videogames is a series where Jonathan Holmes talks to different people who are women about the biggest videogame news of the week for some reason.][Header art by Linzb0t.] Out of all of Grassho...
The weirdest thing happened yesterday. Suda 51, creator of No More Heroes, Lollipop Chainsaw, Killer 7, Shadows of the Damned, and many other strange and wonderful games called me up and said "Hey, let's pretend we're back a...
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...
It is said that Suda 51 always has something to say with his games, even when it looks like he's saying nothing at all. From abstract and disturbed curiosities such as Killer7 to silly and vulgar adventures like No More Heroe...
[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...
Today on the Destructoid Show, I forget how to read off a teleprompter, because I've been shouting into a stick mic with no script all week at E3. Tara's on vacation, so we've got Anthony Carboni filling in for her. The news ...
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...
We're officially just less than two weeks away from Lollipop Chainsaw. Are you excited? I know for a fact that I am. I also know quite a few people who aren't sure to be excited or not, because they simply aren't sure of the...
Are you sad because you live out of the country and it's very difficult to make it to the legendary San Diego Comic-Con? Well, if you live in/near London, UK, you can always head to the MCM London Comic-Con being held later t...
To clarify, it's not Juliet's decapitated head - it's her boyfriend Nick's, though it may as well be hers. If you can tie your lover's head to a chain and swing him around in circles repeatedly pummeling any and all zom...
It seems like every new release these days has a special collector's edition of one form or another: paperweight dragons, underpants, sex dolls, whatever. The point is, every game absolutely must have one -- regardless ...
Remember when it was announced that all of Juliet's alternate costumes would be available worldwide? That was great news, except it wasn't clear if they would be available to us at a price, or if they would be included in the...
Hey boys and girls! Here's a video of a cute Japanese girl dressed up as Juliet, waving the trademark chainsaw around whilst pretend fighting. The girl's name is Mayu Kawamoto, an image girl chosen by Suda51 and th...
Every Lollipop Chainsaw trailer just keeps upping the crazy and it's no different here with our exclusive look at Juliet Starling's sisters. Big sister Cordelia Starling is an expert zombie hunter that wields a long range sn...
Would you like to watch just under three minutes of complete silliness? Of course you do! This new trailer for Lollipop Chainsaw explains some of the ways in which Juliet Starling can decimate the undead horde, and while it starts quite sensibly, things get too barmy for words by the end.  I think we've praised this game enough lately, so just watch the video. It says everything it needs to.
Sometimes when you're at PAX East eating a $8 cheeseburger and waiting for your batteries to recharge (literally and figuratively), you'll end up having an amazing time. That's what's happened to me on the day that the ...
Zombies are messy. Like, really messy. Their fragile bodies are falling apart and full of blood, so I'm sure it comes as no surprise that Juliet gets covered in zombie bits after a day of slaying them with her chainsaw. She ...
A lot of people call Suda 51 (creator of Lollipop Chainsaw) the Quentin Tarantino of videogames. While I see some similarities there, I don't think the analogy is quite right. Quentin Tarantino is big on "real talk...
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...
Happy Friday, everyone! Not only is today the sixth anniversary of this wacky and wonderful website we've all come to know and love, it's also the birthday of our great overlord Niero, to whom we paid tribute on today's live...
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...
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...
Recently, we've been gawping at a lot of alternate costumes in Lollipop Chainsaw, which have ranged from cute to questionable. Whether you find Juliet Starling's wardrobe entertaining or exploiting, you'll be able to get...
Lollipop Chainsaw is looking hot for a number of reasons, but if you're mostly looking forward to perving over its saucy protagonist, you're going to be very jealous of Japan. Suda 51's home country has already gotten some "s...
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...