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... read
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... read
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.
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... read
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... read
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... read
Special re-release will need to be imported
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... read feature
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... read
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... read feature
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... read feature
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... read
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In this, the second part of a two-part series a... read feature
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... read
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Atlus recently put out a trailer for the 3DS beat 'em up Code of Princess, and reactions were generally positive,... read
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Out of all of Grassho... read feature
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... read
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
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... read feature
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Lollipop Chainsaw is finally out for the Xbox 360 and... read feature
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 ... read
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
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... read
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... read
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... read feature
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 ... read
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... read
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... read
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... read feature
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. read