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Killer is Dead: First English-language trailer

Suda 51's latest project gets its first Western trailer

Here's the first ever English-language trailer for Killer is Dead.


The new footage introduces you to the game's protagonist, Mondo Zappa, "an executioner whose task it is to dispose of dangerous criminals and assassins from around the world", publisher XSeed explains.

"Working for an agency called the 'Bryan Execution Firm,' headed by a mysterious information trafficker known as Bryan, Zappa relies on dishing out his own brand of justice with the aid a traditional Japanese sword and a left artificial arm which houses interchangeable weapons."

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Killer is Dead is the latest game from Grasshopper Manufacture and Goichi 'Suda 51' Suda, who's best known for his over-the-top and bizarre games Killer 7 and No More Heroes.

The PS3 and Xbox 360 title's Japanese publisher Kadokawa Games recently partnered with Deep Silver and Xseed Games to bring the game to Europe and Oceania, and North America respectively this summer.