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North American Publisher Revealed for No More Heroes

by Karl Castaneda - September 20, 2007, 7:47 am PDT
Total comments: 9 Source: IGN Wii

Grasshopper Manufacture's stylish Wii game is finally on its way stateside.

Speaking to IGN on Wednesday, Ubisoft revealed that it would be localizing Grasshopper Manufacture's No More Heroes on Wii. Saying that, "Ubisoft is excited to be bringing Suda 51's latest adventure to gamers in North America," VP of Publishing Jay Cohen assured fans that the United States would be able to play the game in February.

Purists can also rest easy, since Cohen also remarked that, "The game Ubisoft publishes in North America will have all of the content that its Japanese counterpart does. We wanted to make sure that gamers here would not miss out on any of the action or storyline details created by the talented development team in Japan."

You can read the whole story, as well as view the all-new trailer, at IGN Wii.

Talkback

soracloudtidusSeptember 20, 2007

Game looks sweet. Even more reasons for me to keep saving $ to buy a wii.

vuduSeptember 20, 2007

It's not surprising at all that Karl was the one to post this news. face-icon-small-happy.gif

BlkPaladinSeptember 20, 2007

You know I'm happy when it is coming but I'm not too hot about Ubisoft handling the localization. I haven't played a Japanese game that was localized by Ubisoft yet that hasn't had grammatical errors. The worse was Grandia II for the Dreamcast, the other was more recent yet I cannot remember what the name was.

vuduSeptember 20, 2007

The voice work is already in English. As long as they don't have monkeys at the keyboards it should be fine.

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Originally posted by: vudu
The voice work is already in English. As long as they don't have monkeys at the keyboards it should be fine.


THE TRUTH behind Ubisoft localization development.

CalibanSeptember 20, 2007

I don't trust Ubisoft much either, but we got to give them the benefit of the doubt, for now.

i may get this but no guarantees

DjunknownSeptember 20, 2007

Wonder why the didn't' get Capcom back on publishing duty again...

Time to get re-introduced to Suda 51...

EnnerSeptember 21, 2007

Eh, potential translation problems? That's a bit of a downer.

Still, this is nice news as I wanted to see this game localized just because it looks so bloody wacky.

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