No More Heroes News
Make it happen
We know Goichi "Suda51" Suda is currently focused on the upcoming Grasshopper Manufacture release Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes for the Switch, but that doesn't mean he's forgotten about the first two entries in the mainline series. In a recently published video interview with Nintendeal dating back to this year's PAX West,...
It's happening, eventually
As we've already heard, Goichi "Suda51" Suda was out and about at this year's PAX West, promoting the upcoming Grasshopper Manufacture Switch release, Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes. In case you missed it, the game will launch on 18th January next year. Speaking to
"For me, these indie creators are superstars"
PAX West 2017 has come and gone with plenty of exciting news for Nintendo Switch owners. Among the announcements was the reveal of the first trailer for Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes, the latest title from Grasshopper Manufacture launching exclusively on Nintendo Switch in 2018. A lot was revealed...
More No More Heroes please
Were you a fan of Travis Touchdown's beam katana slashing action in No More Heroes and No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle on the Wii? Both titles were interesting arrives on the system, with their adult humour and different censorship per region - the blood was edited out of the first game in Europe, for example. Series...
"That kind of motion is very Travis"
The Wii's incredible commercial success and unique control system ensured that the console received more than its fair share of third-party exclusives, with No More Heroes being one of the most notable early releases. Developed by Goichi "Suda51" Suda and his team at Grasshopper Manufacture, this insane 3D action...
So, when's it happening?
Back in March this year, word got out that Grasshopper Manufacture was hard at work on a brand new game. Rumour spread across the internet that the studio was set to revisit the No More Heroes franchise after its CEO Goichi Suda - know to many by the name of Suda51 - teased the developer's new game. Suda put a stop to the...
Grasshopper Manufacture teases its next project
Grasshopper Manufacture has been hard at work developing Killer is Dead, which will be released later this year on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. That hasn't stopped the studio's CEO Goichi Suda - more commonly known as Suda51 - from teasing his next game, though. In an interview with Famitsu, the...
Find out what qualities are important to him as a game designer
When you have an unorthodox game designer like Goichi Suda and a wonder machine like the 3DS that's sure to ignite a few sparks in developers' creative minds, we as consumers could very well be in for a treat. The CEO at Grasshopper Manufacture, more commonly known as Suda51, recently...
Travis Touchdown's stories weren't the only things that came thick and fast
Grasshopper Manufacture has successfully established itself as a force to be reckoned with when it comes to developing compelling games with stylistic artistry. It also seems that the studio's CEO, Goichi Suda, possesses the same kind of flair when articulating his perception of video games. Speaking to The Guardian, the..
Story updated: Rising Star keep Marvelous rights
Editorial note: Earlier today we ran a news piece saying Marvelous Entertainment had sold their 50% stake in Rising Star Games to Japanese publisher Intergrow, who also have part-ownership of Gamebridge. We later removed the story as we were seeking additional clarification from Rising Star Games, which we have now received. Although Marvelous are..
Designer has big plans for No More Heroes character
No More Heroes was a proper hoot, with intense action, twisted humour and some serious Otaku love. The sequel is inbound, and its creator is hoping that lead Travis Touchdown will go on to become an even bigger star than he is now. No More Heroes designer and Grasshopper Manufacture head Goichi Suda (AKA: Suda 51) had this to say: I love him..
See, people like killing each other on Wii too
Listmania continues! In a nice addition to last week's reveal of what Wii owner's play, Kotaku has compiled a list using the Nintendo Channel's play data on how much time is spent with M-rated games. Call of Duty: World at War steals the most play time, with the average user unloading 34:28 hours into it, no doubt due to online play. Out of the top 5..
Grasshopper's main man spills the beans on his latest game, No More Heroes
Our very good friends at Wii Italia recently got chance to speak to the director of No More Heroes, Goichi Suda (better known as Suda 51) and they've kindly allowed us to reproduce the interview in English. Wii Italia: Did you say that this game was going to be more violent than Manhunt 2? Suda 51: Yeah, but I was joking!..
Killer 7 and No More Heroes director voices his concerns about the current state of the Wii software market
Goichi Suda (AKA Suda 51) has claimed that third party software is failing to find an audience in Japan while Nintendo's own games steal all the limelight. We reported not long ago that Suda's No More Heroes was a bit of a flop in Japan. In a recent interview he had this to say: Whilst the..
Game creator makes a surprising comparison and reveals sequel is a possibility
No More Heroes isn’t available in the West yet but creator Goichi Suda (AKA Suda-51) is already thinking about producing a follow up. I'm really willing to make a sequel version and right now I'm asking if it can be made...I think No More Heroes is a great game, there's no other action game like it for the Wii. If it..
More doom and gloom for third party publishers
Regular readers of NintendoLife would be forgiven for thinking that we’ve been getting out of the wrong side of the bed for the past week or so. The number of downbeat and negative news stories appearing is on the rise and sadly we’re about to add yet another. Although we’re a bit on the late side with this news it appears that Grasshopper..
Publisher Rising Star Games will be releasing the European version of No More Heroes for Wii around February next year.
No More Heroes tells the story of Travis Touchdown, an animé fan who lives in the fictional town of Santa Destroy, California. After an unexpected turn of events, Travis finds himself being approached by the head hunter of an assassins’ organisation. Travis is challenged to..