Killer is Dead director Goichi Suda is working on a side-scrolling game based on Akira creator Katsuhiro Otomo’s upcoming film, Short Peace, for PS3. The game is to be published by Namco Bandai. The film, which lands in theaters this month in Japan is made up of four short stories with the aforementioned Longest Day considered the fifth short story but is instead a video game. Suda will be working with Tokyo Jungle director Yohei Kataoka on it. More through Siliconera.
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Goichi Suda – Suda51 – is known for his irreverent humour and wildly unusual world building, but this new PS4 exclusive project looks comparatively conservative.
Goichi Suda has told 4Gamer he wants to “thoroughly demolish the existing Grasshopper [Manufacture’s] traits,” in order to create new ideas and “new ways to play”.
Short Peace: Ranko Tsukigime’s Longest Day has a new video available courtesy of Bandai Namco.
Goichi Suda’s new side-scrolling action game, Ranko Tuskugime’s Longest Day, is coming west in northern spring – but this trailer makes me want it yesterday.