11th Dec, 2007
If videogames are the new rock %26lsquo;n%26rsquo; roll, then No More Heroes is the Sex Pistols.Gory or not, Suda 51%26rsquo;s latest is more than just crazy, violent and visually striking (although it is all of those things). More than anything else, No More Heroes is punk, in a way that we can%26rsquo;t remember a game ever having been before.
There really is no other word to describe it. The sense of anarchic, don%26rsquo;t-give-a-f*ck hedonism runs through every aspect of the game like a stream of Sid Vicious%26rsquo; vomit down a Union Jack flag. From the characters to the graphics, to the sounds, to the gameplay, to the brilliantly fresh script, No More Heroes is a game of balls-out, unapologetic, rock %26lsquo;n%26rsquo; roll excess of the most disrespectful variety and frankly, we like its style.