Published on August 1st, 2011 | by Cameron Woolsey
Suda 51’s Lollipop Chainsaw Officially Unveiled
Coming from esteemed developer Grasshopper Manufacture run by the equally esteemed Suda 51, Lollipop Chainsaw is set to release 2012 for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 systems. Much like Suda’s previous game, Shadows of the Damned, composer Akira Yamoaka will be in charge Lollipop Chainsaw‘s soundtrack. So expect greatness. Publisher Warner Bros. Interactive reports that James Gunn (Super, Slither, Dawn of the Dead, Tromeo and Juliet) has been hauled onto the project as a writer.
Lollipop Chainsaw stars the zombie hunting, chainsaw wielding cheerleader Juliet Starling as she goes on a quest to discover the origin of a recent zombie outbreak. Suda 51 has never been known to take things down a notch, so expect plenty of insanity.
“Our exciting partnership with KADOKAWA GAMES allows us to try something new by bringing a very unique game like Lollipop Chainsaw to Western markets,” said Martin Tremblay, President of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “GRASSHOPPER MANUFACTURE’s games have shown tremendous success with gamers around the globe and we are delighted to expand our portfolio of Japanese-developed games.”zombie rock lords determined to kill the chainsaw wielding cheerleader.
“We are looking forward to partnering with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment on our first entry into the HD console market,” said Yoshimi Yasuda, President of KADOWAKA GAMES. “We are also thrilled to have a team like GRASSHOPPER and talent like Suda51 creating such an interesting and distinct game for us to work with and bring to the fans.”