By Colin Campbell on Aug 01, 2013 08.01.13
Indie Speed Run — in which competing developers create a game within a 48-hour period — has announced this year's panel of judges, including Peter Molyneux, Notch, Kim Swift and Suda51. Registration for the online September event is open today. The contest carries a $25 fee per team, but the charge doesn't apply until the 48-hour game clock begins, and two random elements for use in the games are sent out to competitors. The panel of 14 judges are as follows... Peter Molyneux (Fable, Godus, Curiosity, Black & White) Markus 'Notch' Persson (Minecraft) Suda51 (No More Heroes, Killer7) Ron Gilbert (Monkey Island, The Cave) Brian Fargo (Fallout, Wasteland) Kim Swift (Portal, Quantum Conundrum) Dan Pinchbeck (Dear Ester, Amnesia) Matthew Davis and Justin Ma (FTL) Trent...
By Griffin McElroy on Apr 09, 2012 04.09.12
Grasshopper Manufacture's recently leaked next project, Killer is Dead, was officially announced today by publisher Kadokawa Games alongside a few pieces of concept art. Killer is Dead — the title of which resembles Suda's earlier project Killer7 but is actually an entirely new franchise — was partially revealed by Famitsu last week, who provided the art seen above. Today, Kadokawa revealed six new, monochromatic pieces of art, which can be seen in the gallery below. Details about the game are still slim, but if this art is any indication, it seems players will fight skyscraper-sized obese men on armored trains between visits to crystalline cities and rabbit bars. In short: It is a game from Grasshopper Manufacture.