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Grasshopper to announce new game and help quake victims at live event

Grasshopper Manufacturer said today that its Grasstream 2 Ustream event, which was originally announced in February, will serve as a charity drive for earthquake relief.

The event, fully titled Grasstream 2: Travis vs Garcia, will feature live music, a talk from No More Heroes 2 character designer Yusuke Kozaki and mechanical designer Shigeto Koyama, a speech by Suda 51 on Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, new trailer and info on Shadows of the Damned, and the announcement of Grasshopper's newest game. Localization firm 8-4 will be hosting the English language version of the live stream and will release the event as a podcast.

Fans in Tokyo can attend the event themselves. Tickets are 2,000 yen (about $25) at the door, and 1,500 if bought in advance at convenience store Lawson. The event will take place at Loft Plus One in Shinjuku on March 30. Doors open at 6:30 and the event starts an hour later.

For fans hoping to watch and donate from abroad, the event wills start at 12:30 a.m. PST in the United States, and 8:30 a.m. in the UK.

Mar 25, 2011

9 comments

  • KidKatana - March 27, 2011 12:37 p.m.

    Yeh where's the PS3 NMH? And can they confirm that they'll release NMH2 in HD as well? And then announce NMH3? That'd be swell.
  • soranamineforever - March 26, 2011 6:09 a.m.

    What I really want to hear is a release date for the American PS3 port of No More Heroes. They've had their mouths shut up it for way too long.
  • Innounci - March 26, 2011 2:27 a.m.

    i'd settle for anything from Suda51 really, the man is a whirling typhoon of character, and if it IS NMH3, then i'll be pacing up and down my room hoping time goes by quicker until it came out ^^
  • shawksta - March 25, 2011 11:41 p.m.

    Thats cool, It is probably gonna be No more Heroes 3, if not, well then let them suprise us!
  • MrWrighty987 - March 25, 2011 10:21 p.m.

    It needs to be No More Heroes 3.
  • AmbassadorBlanka - March 25, 2011 9:21 p.m.

    Perhaps I am in the minority, but I would really love to see Grasshopper announce a new IP. Just finished playing some killer7 the other day and it still holds up, which I feel is a sign of an innovative team.
  • Romination - March 25, 2011 9:05 p.m.

    Suda talking about Scott Pilgrim? What? Because it's so similar to No More Heroes, I guess...?
  • smashpro1 - March 25, 2011 9 p.m.

    No More Heroes 3, pleasepleasepleaseplease!
  • Mattdawarrior - March 25, 2011 8:53 p.m.

    I hope they announce No More Heroes 3.

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