Excerpt: When first hearing about Lollipop Chainsaw sometime last year it immediately garnered my attention with its offbeat presentation and unique sense of style. A chainsaw-wielding cheerleader decapitating zombies against a background of stars and rainbows? Did I really just see that?
Conclusion: Lollipop Chainsaw is an average brawler made interesting and memorable by a slick, sickly sweet presentation. It does what it set out to do: tell a goofy zombie story starring a lollipop-loving cheerleader who dispatches her foes with cutesy gusto.
Excerpt: Scantily clad, chainsaw-wielding, freshly legal cheerleader... check. Vulgar-quipping, wacked-out zombies... check. Outrageous, over-the-top, B-Movie quality styled dialogue... check. Disembodied head that acts as both special weapon and said chainsaw-wielding cheerleader's boyfriend... check.
Excerpt: is utterly ridiculous. But it revels in that ridiculousness; it embraces it and adds continual heaping helpings of cheese and corn. Juliet Starling is almost as ditzy as she is busty, her boyfriend is a severed head that hangs on her hip (or more accurately, right over her ass), and Swan is the...
Conclusion: Amidst an important layer of absurdity brought to you by the likes of Suda51, James Gunn, and Jimmy Urine, Lollipop Chainsaw has a lot in common with the delightful 8-bit games of my youth.
Conclusion: The Short Version: Lollipop Chainsaw is riotously inventive, colourful rampage with a hilarious script and unpredictable unsanity aplenty. It's also exploitative, potentially offensive and frequently stupid beyond words.
Pros: Deliciously, deliriously inventive - both visually and in terms of gameplay, Competent gameplay with a focus on high score runs, Hilarious
Cons: Boxy level design, some weak minigames/set pieces, Potentially incredibly offensive, Empirically short campaign, poor value if you're not a fan of score attack
Summary: Quando Swan , teenager goth frustrato per le discriminazioni ed i maltrattamenti subiti al liceo, decide di vendicarsi aprendo le porte tra la nostra dimensione ed “mondo putrefatto”, la vita perfetta di Juliet Starling , classica cheerleader americana, va in frantumi.
Pros: Il titolo Grasshopper più accessibile di sempre, Gameplay immediato e divertente, Personaggi fenomenali e citazionismo a gogò, Colonna sonora spettacolare
Cons: Modalità principale eccessivamente corta, Troppo facile alla difficoltà di base, Comparto tecnico non sempre all'altezza, Abuso di quick time events