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Do You Have a Question for Suda51?

I'll be sitting down with Goichi Suda on Thursday, and I want to bring along a question from you.

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Hello beautiful reader. E3 day one is just about done, and I'm prepping some interview questions for the Xseed event on Thursday where I'll be sitting down with Grasshopper Games CEO Goichi Suda, aka Suda51. He's the mastermind behind the upcoming and uniquely strange action game Killer is Dead, which appears to have violent, underworld soap opera story complete with a dramatic visual style and a cybernetic-armed assassin named Mondo Zappa.

In an industry littered with developers who'd rather make a game that continues an established trend than take a risk, I respect the keen vision Suda51 has brought to the table. He relies heavily on violence, a staple in most games today, but his stylized visuals and uniquely memorable characters remind me of the auteur films of Quentin Tarantino. His most recent release is Lollipop Chainsaw, a campy collaboration with James Gunn (he wrote the screenplay for Zack Snyder's Dawn of the Dead), and in it you play as a zombie hunting cheerleader, hacking and slashing the walking dead. It plays like bubblegum pop took acid by mistake and tried to mow the lawn.

If you're a fan of his games, or his style, or are at all excited for Killer is Dead and you'd like to ask the mastermind behind it an interesting question, please add it to the comment section below. I will try to pick two, and you'll get credit for it in my article, which I'll be uploading to the site later this week.

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