Grasshopper Manufacture announces Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes coming to Nintendo Switch in 2018
Suda51 directs Travis Touchdown’s latest adventure for a new generation of gamers
Tokyo, Japan, September 1st, 2017, Grasshopper Manufacture, an award-winning Japanese developer of videogames is delighted to announce the return of Travis Touchdown in Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes, due for release for Nintendo Switch in 2018.
Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes is a raucous 3D action title, where Travis touchdown wields the Beam Katana to massacre his way through countless enemies, taking on ferocious bosses in an epic battle with Badman. This marks the first time in ten years that SUDA51 has taken on the mantle of director.
“We’ve received a tremendous amount of support from our fans over the years, and we are delighted to finally share Travis Touchdown’s next great adventure with fans of Nintendo Switch,” said Goichi “SUDA51” Suda, founder of Grasshopper Manufacture. “We’re ecstatic to be expanding the No More Heroes universe in 2018, and we can’t wait to share more information with you in the coming months.”
Set in the remote countryside of the southern US, one year has passed since the events of No More Heroes. Badman has come to exact his revenge on Travis for the murder of his daughter, Badgirl. As the two foes are battling it out, they’re sucked inside the phantom game console ‘Death Drive MK-II’, a machine developed by Doctor Juvenile. It is said that whomever collects and beats all six of its games will have their wishes granted.
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About Grasshopper Manufacture Inc.
Grasshopper Manufacture Inc. is a ‘video game band’ based in Tokyo, established in 1998 by award-winning game creator Goichi “Suda51” Suda. Widely known for creating and developing titles like Killer 7 and No More Heroes, Suda51 is famous for consistently creating imaginative and unique IPs that rarely conform to game industry standards. The universes Grasshopper creates constantly challenge, surprise and exceed the expectations of fans around the world.
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