Cult, camp zombie game Lollipop Chainsaw is obtaining a remake

A young cheerleader wields a chainsaw in Lollipop Chainsaw

Image: Kadokawa Games/Warner Bros

Lollipop Chainsaw, the cult 2012 game regarding a supporter fighting zombies while her guy’s incorporeal head hangs from her midsection, is being reprise. The remake schedules out in 2023, yet no systems were validated.

Producer Yoshimi Yasuda shared the informationon Twitter Yasuda claimed that he had actually redeemed the civil liberties from the game’s initial Japanese author, Kadokawa Games, which the “original development staff” were servicing the remake. He additionally claimed that the game’s Western authorWarner Bros was helpful of the job. But his message did not discuss the initial advancement workshop Grasshopper Manufacture or its creator, and also the game’s co-director, Goichi Suda, referred to as Suda 51.

“Various factors resulted in things making it so that fans can no longer easily play Lollipop Chainsaw, and it has been some time since players have not been able to access the game on current consoles,” Yasuda claimed. “We, the original development staff … think of the game as very precious to us, and did not want to leave it in limbo.”

Yasuda kept in mind that the game will certainly need to be transformed for its remake– specifically the 15 accredited tracks on the soundtrack, which will greatly be changed. There will certainly additionally be a “more realistic approach” to the game’s graphics. This could be debatable, as the original’s semi-cel-shaded appearance became part of its trashy appeal.

The advancement group could additionally discover that preferences have actually carried on considering that 2012. Though constantly jokingly, Lollipop Chainsaw– which was co-written by James Gunn, no much less, in between the launches of his movies Super and also Guardians of the Galaxy— had a leering perspective to its scantily-clad heroine that could not meet with approval today. Polygon’s original review kept in mind “rampant tonal problems and aggressive undercurrents of misogyny” that will certainly make sure to attract renewed interest in the remake when it gets here following year.


Source: Polygon


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