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(Update) It looks like The 25th Ward is getting remastered

[Update: Grasshopper Manufacture has confirmed that the two bonus episodes from The Silver Case's PS4 port will be available on Steam for free come May 30th] Japanese developer Grasshopper Manufacture is doubling down on obscure remasters l...   read

 
 
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Let it Die passes three million downloads

Let it Die is continuing to hang in there, and even though I peaced out a while ago, it's pleasing to hear that it's resonating. As of May 15, 2017, the latest figure for the free-to-play hack-and-slash survival game is a cool three million...   read

 
 

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The Silver Case is hardboiled and hard to follow, even on PS4

The Silver Case makes one hell of a first impression. It's jarring and obtuse, switching between clunky first-person exploration segments, long stretches of dialogue, and short spurts of full motion video at a moment's notice. Its story, to...   read

 
 
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More floors and an updated Tokyo Death Metro planned for Let it Die

Grasshopper Manufacture isn't done with Let it Die. As announced on-stream yesterday, a number of updates are coming to the free-to-play action-survival game. Among those plans are a challenging new set of floors with a different "atmospher...   read

 
 
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Let it Die is giving out a booster pack to PS Plus subscribers

Every so often I'll check on my PlayStation 4 downloads and see that Let it Die is doing its thing. As much as Grasshopper Manufacture's hack-and-slash title made a good first impression (the setting and aesthetic are super compelling to me...   read

 
 
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Suda is writing and directing 'for the first time in 10 years'

Suda51 talked vaguely about a new Travis Touchdown game -- the lead character from the Wii's No More Heroes -- at Nintendo's Switch conference. The best news, though, for those of us who haven't been as thrilled with recent Grasshopper game...   read

 
 
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Let it Die has passed a million downloads

Let it Die is one of those games I want to see continue doing what it's doing. Aside from Twitter clips and occasional forum mentions, I haven't seen all that much conversation surrounding Grasshopper Manufacture's hack-and-slash survival t...   read

 
 
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Grasshopper Manufacture's The Silver Case is heading to PS4 in April

Back in October, Grasshopper Manufacture's The Silver Case was rereleased for PC on Steam, GOG and The Humble Store. This also marked its debut in Western territories, as its original 1999 PlayStation release was only released in ...   read

 
 
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Review: Let it Die

Ever since it dropped, I've been poring over every little detail of Let it Die. It's a strange beast, with tutorial messages at every turn for the first few hours, many of them facilitating back into the microtransaction scheme. It's defini...   read

 
 
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Grasshopper's Let it Die is available today, for free, on PS4

The latest game from Grasshopper Manufacture and Goichi Suda aka Suda 51, Let It Die finally has a release date: TODAY. Grasshopper promised it would release sometime before the end of the year and it looks like they just kept its promise. ...   read

 
 


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Get your RAGE on Xbox One!

One of the weirder promotional tie-ins can be found in id Software's RAGE from 2011. For some reason, Blake Griffin (from the LA Clippers) campaigned to be featured in the title and wound up getting a bobble head in the game. I hadn't heard...   read

 
 
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Talking about the future with Suda51

With The Silver Case finally being released outside of Japan, I figured it was never to early to look ahead and see what Goichi Suda's thoughts on the future were in a short one-on-one interview with the gaming icon at Tokyo ...   read

 
 
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Grasshopper Manufacture is bringing The Silver Case to PC in October

The remaster of Grasshopper Manufacture's debut game, The Silver Case, is set for an October 7, 2016 launch on Steam, GOG.com, Playism, and the Humble Store. This represents our first chance to (officially) play an English-language version ...   read

 
 
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Before he was Suda51, he was 'just some guy' working tirelessly on The Silver Case

The Silver Case feels like a recovered piece of gaming history. Not only had I never played the game due to its Japan-only 1999 release for PlayStation, I hadn't even heard of it until recently, despite the fact that it was Grasshopper Manu...   read

 
 
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Suda is down for more remasters after The Silver Case

While Grasshopper Manufacture was at PAX West to show off Let it Die and The Silver Case, during an interview with creator Goichi Suda regarding the latter game, I had to ask about the future. What's next for him? For the studio? More often...   read

 
 
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Let's hit the batting cages with Suda51

I'm always curious to hear what creators do to recharge mentally, whether it's going on nature hikes, gardening, working up a sweat at the gym, or just sneaking in a quick midday nap, and how those hobbies might directly or even indirectly...   read

 
 
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Here's your first real look at Suda51's The Silver Case remaster

As we discussed several months ago, Suda51 and Grasshopper Manufacture plan to bring The Silver Case to the US for the first time in the form of a remaster. If you haven't been following the project since its debut in Japan in 1999 and are ...   read

 
 
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Suda talks about Akira influence for Let it Die, shares more info on the game

Goichi Suda (51) stopped by the PlayStation E3 set yesterday to chat about his upcoming Let it Die, and revealed more information about the game than he's ever had in the past. In regards to the story -- in 2027, "something happens" an...   read

 
 
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Grasshopper Manufacture plans to localize The Silver Case for PC later this year

In an interview with Suda51 at PAX East, the Grasshopper CEO announced that the studio's very first game, The Silver Case, will be coming to PC later this year. The Silver Case debuted on the PlayStation in 1999, but was never released outs...   read

 
 
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Let It Die maintains Suda's sense of style without sacrificing accessibility

Grasshopper Manufacture (GhM) has built up a reputation over the years for being "different" in ways that some love and others hate. That's not necessarily what the studio wants though. My conversations with GhM founder Goichi Suda over the...   read

 
 
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Suda51: If you play Let it Die 'you will understand I am still crazy'

Our special little guy Jonathan Holmes caught up with the good-shoes-wearer himself, Suda51, at PAX last week in Boston for a hands-on with Grasshopper's upcoming Let it Die and a chat with the man himself. Holmes doesn't seem to have capt...   read

 
 
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There's some messed-up stuff in this Let it Die teaser

Grasshopper Manufacture has shared one final tease for its PlayStation 4 survival-action game Let it Die ahead of the PAX East showing this weekend. The trailer lacks gameplay (you can get a real basic sense of that in the recent screensho...   read

 
 
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Grasshopper's weird survival game Let it Die still has a pulse

For the longest time, I didn't know what was going on with Let it Die. I still don't, to be completely frank, but the third-person survival-action title has resurfaced and it's looking much better. Ahead of a playable showing this month at...   read

 
 
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Suda51 is writing Killer7 stories

Grasshopper CEO Suda51 is finally getting to stretch his creative muscles again after a string of games from the company that he was much less personally involved in. Over at Famitsu, the auteur is penning Killer7 stories confusingly called...   read

 
 
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Obscure Video Games: Michigan: Report from Hell

On its surface, Michigan doesn't appear to stand out from the crowd of survival horror games that infested the PlayStation 2. A mysterious virus is turning everybody into monsters and you have to fight to stay alive. However, this is a Gras...   read

 
 


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