No More Heroes game was announced at the Nintendo Treehouse Live Event last January 12. Grasshopper Manufacture creative director Goichi Suda revealed details about this new title.
No More Heroes Game Development
Suda shared in an interview with 4Gamer that No More Heroes will be released as a game, not a port. Furthermore, he wrote the script on his own. He also mentioned that this is the first time he is going to direct after 10 years.
In addition, Yuusuke Kozaki works alongside Suda for the game. He designed the characters for No More Heroes 1 and 2 respectively. Meanwhile, the director plans to add more people to help him develop the game. He is eyeing a 2018 release since the game is still in development. Suda kept silent when asked about the details of the game. However, he shared that he plans on collaborating with other famous developers for No More Heroes game.
Goichi Suda is the chief executive officer (CEO) of Grasshopper Manufacture. He used to be a designer at Human Entertainment. Titles under his belt are Moonlight Syndrome, Lollipop Chainsaw, The Silver Case, Flower, and Sun and Rain, aside from the No More Heroes franchise.
No More Heroes Game Franchise
No More Heroes is an action-adventure hack and slash game originally for the Nintendo Wii. Its title came from a song of the same title from a british punk band called The Stranglers. Konami released the international version of the game.
The story revolves around the life of Travis Touchdown. Touchdown is an otaku, who spends his time decorating his room with anime and professional wrestling collectibles. Unfortunately, the protagonist needs money to buy more anime and wrestling paraphernalia. He seeks a job from Sylvia Christel to assassinate Helter Skelter. After his success in killing Skelter, he is now tasked to kill 9 more assassins.
Touchdown embarks on a quest in a free roaming world with No More Heroes. There are side quests that allows the protagonist to earn money for weapons, video tapes, training sessions, and clothes.
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