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Lollipop Chainsaw cleaves through one million sales worldwide

Lollipop Chainsaw, a game where cheerleader Twilight Sparkle Bubbles Timmy Turner Juliet Starling (or all of the above, since they're all voiced by the same person) slices and dices undead hordes with her trusty chainsaw, has surpassed one million sales worldwide. Developer Grasshopper Manufacture ...

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Lollipop Chainsaw 'Premium' and 'Valentine' editions coming to Japan

We're not sure if y'all are aware of this, but Valentine's Day works way, way differently in Japan than it does here. Boys traditionally don't give Valentines to girls, for instance; women are the primary gift-givers, and generally speaking giving anything other than chocolate is atypical. There's...

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Lollipop Chainsaw ships 700,000, Grasshopper's highest numbers to date

Lollipop Chainsaw shipped over 700,000 units worldwide, making it the most shipped game in Grasshopper Manafacture's history. Grasshopper CEO Suda 51 and Japanese publisher Kadokawa Games proudly announced the figure at the game's 'Summer Appreciation Event' in Tokyo. The news comes a year after Sh...

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Silver Lining: Lollipop Chainsaw and the failure of satire

'Silver Lining' is a column from freelancer Taylor Cocke dedicated to highlighting moments of real potential in less than perfect games. This week he examines Grasshopper Manufacture's Lollipop Chainsaw. The following may contain story spoilers. There's an idea on the Internet called Poe's Law. Ba...

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Lollipop Chainsaw review: Missing the sweet center

Reviews of mediocre games are generally the hardest to write. While it's as effortless to dole out shining praise as it is to spew acrid condemnation, elucidating the merits of something that is neither great nor awful is considerably more difficult. Normally, that would be the case for Lollipop Ch...

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Lollipop Chainsaw's Akira Yamaoka-laden licks now available

Lollipop Chainsaw is out right now, but it wouldn't be complete without some aural stimulation: The Lollipop Chainsaw soundtrack, featuring tunes from Akira Yamaoka (Silent Hill), is available today as well. The soundtrack includes collaborations between Mindless Self Indulgence's Jimmy Urine and Y...

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Meet Lollipop Chainsaw's co-Starlings

The weirdest thing about Juliet Starling's sisters in Lollipop Chainsaw isn't their gleeful violence or absolute confidence that they won't shoot and/or drive through their cheerleader sis while performing insane gun and bus stunts. No, the weirdest thing is that they fight zombies – inexpli...

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Behind the musical bosses of Lollipop Chainsaw

For everyone who looks at a punk rock zombie or a heavy metal Viking and thinks, "I wonder what inspired his taste in music?"...

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Introducing Lollipop Chainsaw's 'Bosses of Zombie Rock'

You met the voice cast of Lollipop Chainsaw. Now see their handiwork, in this introduction to the boss characters. In this case, "handiwork" means "yelling profanity," to a certain extent....

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Lollipop Chainsaw voice cast is relatively star-studded

You may recognize Michael Rosenbaum, voice of the head-on-a-lanyard Nick, as Lex Luthor from Smallville, or as The Flash from the Justice League cartoons. So he went from playing a bald guy to a guy with hair but nothing else. Or, if you prefer, he went from The Flash to a character incapable of ....

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