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  1. Apr 1, 2013
    8
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. Now imagine your playing on Dead Rising with more speed and your a cheerleader woman armed with a chainsaw instead.

    This game have you running around doing fun missions plus helping the people who are not infected but will turn into them if you're not fast to save them.

    Knowing the controls was a bit mean since the book you got it with does not say much about it and so I think you can't block enemy's attack with your weapon I try-ed on hours and hours still no luck but it's a shame if you can't do it!

    Overall it's a nice game with plenty and I MEAN PLENTY of cut scenes to entertain you with a gir-ly feel.

    A shop to buy stuff from too to new skills or health pickups it's can be your choice.

    The music is a kind of rock and roll to the pause menu game so if you love rock this will please you since it has plenty of rock music in the game.

    PS now take a look at Dead Rising that game could be like this but it wasn't!

    Forgot the story mmm, it wasn't really a big one just cars trucks coming at you in the air in walls you name it a lot of cars oh yeah explosions too x x all because you must find your boyfriend in school.

    So by all means get this it will start your heart pulse race up and down with joy in it. A real charm to this game.

    At most part you only be using like 3 moves eh which does just gets dull boring at first but after a bit you learn more skills, it's a dark fantasy about a girl who can do magic stuff on pretty much anything with a gir-ly touch to it just look at the case for the more adult feel since it's 18+.

    Well I liked it too thumbs up no not because it has a cheerleader in it, it's like Dead Rising and by all means I liked that one too.
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  2. Jul 24, 2012
    9
    Killing zombies as a hot cheerleader! Heck Yeah! But there are some issues from this game being perfect. First off, the performance in this game is strong but not strong enough because of the pretty WEAK Unreal Engine 3 and its pop-ins in this game. Also, another problem is that this game has somewhat weak combat and somewhat meh jokes at the beginning of the game. It does seem like that IKilling zombies as a hot cheerleader! Heck Yeah! But there are some issues from this game being perfect. First off, the performance in this game is strong but not strong enough because of the pretty WEAK Unreal Engine 3 and its pop-ins in this game. Also, another problem is that this game has somewhat weak combat and somewhat meh jokes at the beginning of the game. It does seem like that I am being a dick to this game but I shouldn't because of all the things it does poorly, it does well in spades.like of the combos making the combos makes the combat more deep which is more fun then. Also, the game dishes out funny jokes later in the game and the gameplay is pretty fun. Overall, this game is a hell of a time and was made for immediate multiple playthroughs and was just plain hilarious and extremely enjoyable. Expand
  3. Jul 5, 2012
    9
    Lollipop Chainsaw is a game about a high school cheerleader who tears through zombies with a pink chainsaw, and it knows it. A game that never takes itself too seriously, it is definitely a helluva lot of fun. In no way will it win big in story telling, but the narrative is ridiculous enough to set the tone which the visuals and gameplay aptly follow. If anything, its a fun time. AndLollipop Chainsaw is a game about a high school cheerleader who tears through zombies with a pink chainsaw, and it knows it. A game that never takes itself too seriously, it is definitely a helluva lot of fun. In no way will it win big in story telling, but the narrative is ridiculous enough to set the tone which the visuals and gameplay aptly follow. If anything, its a fun time. And really, what more could you want from a zombie hack n slash? Expand
  4. Jun 12, 2012
    10
    Fantastic over the top cheerleader vs zombies hack n slash action game. If you loved Dead Rising series this is similar except you play as Juliet instead of Frank West. OTT, Violent, Insane & Biarre. Its different but also unique even though its a mish mash of other game styles this has a certain Planet Terror Gindhouse movie charm & so much to love. Never a dull moment & only £29.99Fantastic over the top cheerleader vs zombies hack n slash action game. If you loved Dead Rising series this is similar except you play as Juliet instead of Frank West. OTT, Violent, Insane & Biarre. Its different but also unique even though its a mish mash of other game styles this has a certain Planet Terror Gindhouse movie charm & so much to love. Never a dull moment & only £29.99 in UK instead of the usual £39.99 (due to game length its SP & only 6-7 hours long but you need another 20 hours to max out all achievements). Only downside is no PC version (this would rock on PC please WB Games make that happen in time for Halloween!!). Expand
  5. Jun 16, 2012
    10
    Amazing. If you are a fan of beat'em ups in anyway, i.e: Final Fight, Double Dragon, River City Ransom. Or any of the recent Grasshopper games, Shadows of the Damned, No More Heroes & Killer 7--you're in for a special treat. You play as Juliet Starling who is dealing with the Rotten World coming into our own and it's your job to stop them! I don't want to go too into it but it's great!Amazing. If you are a fan of beat'em ups in anyway, i.e: Final Fight, Double Dragon, River City Ransom. Or any of the recent Grasshopper games, Shadows of the Damned, No More Heroes & Killer 7--you're in for a special treat. You play as Juliet Starling who is dealing with the Rotten World coming into our own and it's your job to stop them! I don't want to go too into it but it's great! The combat is super responsive and the game is so silly it's just hilarious going from level to level. BUY THIS GAME! Full price purchase and I'm extremely happy. Expand
  6. Jun 12, 2012
    9
    Tbe graphics of the game may be a bit less than the top graphics out there, but that doesn't stop it from being a great game. The upgrades and combos keep the game interesting. Although the game may be a bit short, there is tons of extra content that you can unlock such as costumes, more upgrades, combos, and art.. Its a great game that is really worth getting. Also, Tara Strong voicesTbe graphics of the game may be a bit less than the top graphics out there, but that doesn't stop it from being a great game. The upgrades and combos keep the game interesting. Although the game may be a bit short, there is tons of extra content that you can unlock such as costumes, more upgrades, combos, and art.. Its a great game that is really worth getting. Also, Tara Strong voices Juliet, so... thats another reason. Expand
  7. Aug 2, 2015
    10
    Lollipop Chainsaw is a very different game to the genre of the Hack And Slash, starting with the colorful game becomes (very different from what they are Silent Hill, Resident Evil or Devil May Cry), the environment where it is presented (since several games of this genre are set in a world post-apocalyptic), this change occurs between the 1970s , where each head of each level representingLollipop Chainsaw is a very different game to the genre of the Hack And Slash, starting with the colorful game becomes (very different from what they are Silent Hill, Resident Evil or Devil May Cry), the environment where it is presented (since several games of this genre are set in a world post-apocalyptic), this change occurs between the 1970s , where each head of each level representing each of the genres that were fashionable (for example: metal, punk, etc.).
    I declare I #1 Fan of the Hack And Slash genre and see a game that shows a different theme to what presents number games of this genre. While the story lasts only 1 day, can reach to enjoy both the game that you're not going to want to finish.
    A pretty good game, coming to give a variation of emotions and a finish varied depending on your performance in the game.

    PS: I like the games that you will qualify depending on your performance, and this do it.. .as if you were one student of the Institute San Romero
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  8. Dec 28, 2012
    8
    Entering the life of an ordinary California school girl could not get any more action packed as Juliet and her entourage of charismatic side kicks leave players in a buzzing state of enjoyment and laughter, captivating players as Grasshopper Manufacture's ready the release of their best, most enjoyable project yet. A unique game play style comes over as a breath of fresh air, as long timeEntering the life of an ordinary California school girl could not get any more action packed as Juliet and her entourage of charismatic side kicks leave players in a buzzing state of enjoyment and laughter, captivating players as Grasshopper Manufacture's ready the release of their best, most enjoyable project yet. A unique game play style comes over as a breath of fresh air, as long time gamers are cast into a whole new style of play, setting it's self away from the typical 'Hack & Slash' style game. Was this a risk? If so, its a risk that absolutely played off well. Aside from the the gameplay, players will be treated to an engaging soundtrack, captivating audiences even more (Best enjoyed with a good pare of gaming headphones). 8/10 Expand
  9. May 28, 2013
    9
    Very good game especially for a hack and slash which usually get extremely repetitive. Great funny dialogue all the way through. Lot's of replay value although if you're just gonna only run through the game once on easy it will probably only take about 5 hours. Easily over 20 hours worth of game play if you're going for all the achievements.
  10. Oct 8, 2012
    10
    Lollipop Chainsaw was never a game to be taken seriously and thats why its so appealing as it throws away the conventions of how a game should be or how people in the world behave and react, as in the spirit of all that is Suda 51 the game does what ever the hell it wants and that
  11. Jun 13, 2012
    10
    It's for fun It's not as elaborate a combat system, but it has some combos and chaining to master. Leaderboards and challenges add some replayability, and it was released at a "Reduced" price from the standard $60. If you like Wet, or Splatterhouse I can't imagine you wouldn't like this. I put it ahead of Wet and Beneath Splatterhouse.
  12. Jun 12, 2012
    10
    Ok, so Lollipop Chainsaw... Where to begin? I mean you have a hot pigtailed cheerleader, zombies, lollipops and a chainsaw. The story isn't extremely strong, but the characters are well acted, and the voice acting is up to snuff with some other big titles released recently. Juliet is that peppy cheerleader with an optimistic attitude (and a potty mouth) who can kick TONS OF ZOMBIE ASS! NowOk, so Lollipop Chainsaw... Where to begin? I mean you have a hot pigtailed cheerleader, zombies, lollipops and a chainsaw. The story isn't extremely strong, but the characters are well acted, and the voice acting is up to snuff with some other big titles released recently. Juliet is that peppy cheerleader with an optimistic attitude (and a potty mouth) who can kick TONS OF ZOMBIE ASS! Now it's weird jumping from Juliet to combat but... The combat in the game is decent, the combos get better once you unlock them, but it seems like there's just alot of spamming X, or spamming Y, or both. having the jump button tied to B is mildly annoying for the first hour or so if you just came from a game where dodging and jumping was the A button (prototype 2). One thing I noticed... THIS GAME IS PRETTY EFFIN DIFFICULT, the zombies are more annoying than the ones in DR or DR2, they just aren't phased at all by your attacks until they're dead, but when you get hit it's this huge scene, and you can't attack momentarily, the main problem is how annoying the zombies are, and how HARD they can be! Other than the zombies being extremely hard, and the combat feeling a tad clunky, and slow (combos finishing if you spammed the button, but stopped, the combo still goes through the amount of times you pressed the button prior to stopping)... But other than that, the art style is wonderful, there's enough panty shots to keep the perverts entertained, there's TONS of unlockable costumes, and leaderboards to keep you playing AGAIN and AGAIN. It's a solid game with a few drawbacks, but if you want a whacky zombie game that doesn't take itself too seriously, and is quite a bit of fun, albiet difficult at time, pick up Lollipop Chainsaw for your console of choice. Expand
  13. Jun 19, 2012
    8
    I have been playing this game for 7 hours now and the Credits roll, which is kind of sad because I enjoyed this game from the Moment it started to the very end, but it may be for the best since this game **** up my intelligence.
    This game just never let´s you go and through all the 7 hours of Gameplay I had a blast with this game, dying of laughter and fun.
    Even if the Camerawork
    I have been playing this game for 7 hours now and the Credits roll, which is kind of sad because I enjoyed this game from the Moment it started to the very end, but it may be for the best since this game **** up my intelligence.
    This game just never let´s you go and through all the 7 hours of Gameplay I had a blast with this game, dying of laughter and fun.
    Even if the Camerawork in this game is really bad and Lock-On doesn´t work in the moments you need it, it suddenly doesn´t matter because for every moment of bad Camera there is laughter followed by **** basically after the premise you get what you expect, I just needed to look at the cover and knew what was going on: Hot Girl with Chainsaw, killing Zombies, dark Humor and no intelligence at all.

    So in the end I just can say: You will have a blast with this game and it delivers what it promises so well that you can´t get out of laughter.
    Still this game has Problems with the lock-on System and the camera, also 7 hours are pretty short, because there is nothing to do after you played through it the first time since you know all the jokes and this is the one aspect this game is counting on. But I would recommend this game definitely on a budget or at least renting it but it is not worth the full price.
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  14. Jul 11, 2013
    8
    Firstly, Lollipop Chainsaw is not a game like Bioshock. It does not need to be a game of decade, that expands moral values. It does not need to make people think about their life. This game was made to make people laugh, to give them pure insane entertainment that does not require thinking. And yes, they've got that goal! Lollipop Chainsaw is one of most laughter causing games inFirstly, Lollipop Chainsaw is not a game like Bioshock. It does not need to be a game of decade, that expands moral values. It does not need to make people think about their life. This game was made to make people laugh, to give them pure insane entertainment that does not require thinking. And yes, they've got that goal! Lollipop Chainsaw is one of most laughter causing games in history. Jokes and gags fits perfectly together. I believe, that they could be used in comedy shows like Family Guy or The Simpsons, because of their pop culture references and accurate punchlines. Storyline reminds sometimes B class comedies, so this could be an ideal artpiece for Rodriguez and Tarantino fans.
    When talking about gameplay, there's no way to not compare this slasher to classical masterpiece Devil May Cry. Necessary in this category, DMC outperforms better. LC is dynamic, challenging but not in DMC 's extent. Grasshopper Manufacture game is well slasher, but it could be more expanded. For example, we wont see an acrobatic sequences in this game. Upgrade system is simple and you dont need to spend time for making Juliet badass. Enemies are often reductive and they dont divide for many classes, so new enemies wont be more challenging than previous.

    All in all, Lollipop Chainsaw is simple hack and slash, without many gameplay diversities. Even if gameplay is lame, comparing to other slashers, but it makes up with excellent humor, brilliant designed characters and amazing dialogues, that will surely stick in your memory for years!
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  15. Jul 11, 2012
    8
    The humour is really quirky and I can see a lot of people not getting it, but if it floats your boat you'll love the game. The gameplay is solid: stringing combos together to bring more and more destruction to the zombies with the occasional minigame to vary the action.
    There are loads of things to collect and this is one of those games designed to be replayed to score better / buy all
    The humour is really quirky and I can see a lot of people not getting it, but if it floats your boat you'll love the game. The gameplay is solid: stringing combos together to bring more and more destruction to the zombies with the occasional minigame to vary the action.
    There are loads of things to collect and this is one of those games designed to be replayed to score better / buy all the moves / collect all the outfits, etc.
    A good, fun title.
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  16. Jun 16, 2012
    9
    This game is hilarious and the action and style are amazing fun. What's better than fun combat, great dialogue and a short skirt? Get this game. It's more fun than dead rising and almost as good as mario
  17. Jun 12, 2012
    10
    OK first of all everyone has to stop taking this game seriously, its a fun jump around type game which makes the player happy, this game has an engaging storyline with great japanese type graphics that has been recycled from no more heroes and shadows of the damned, sure the gameplay is a little repetitive but youll learn to love it because of upgrades and other combos, the dialogue isOK first of all everyone has to stop taking this game seriously, its a fun jump around type game which makes the player happy, this game has an engaging storyline with great japanese type graphics that has been recycled from no more heroes and shadows of the damned, sure the gameplay is a little repetitive but youll learn to love it because of upgrades and other combos, the dialogue is funny with great voice acting but the only flaw is its length which is like 4-7 hours, but journey was 2 hours so just think of it like that except 20 dollars more expensive. Expand
  18. Jun 18, 2012
    10
    forget reviews lolipop is amazing take it and enjoy lolipop :)......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
  19. Jun 13, 2012
    10
    Bottom line: If you wish the movies Planet Terror or Hobo With a Shotgun were video games, this is the closest thing you are going to get. How Lollipop Chainsaw is being reviewed by a lot of the "pro reviewers" is why we barely have any innovation or unabashed, addictive fun in video games. Seriously, put down the grey poupon and smoked salmon for an hour to understand what this game is.Bottom line: If you wish the movies Planet Terror or Hobo With a Shotgun were video games, this is the closest thing you are going to get. How Lollipop Chainsaw is being reviewed by a lot of the "pro reviewers" is why we barely have any innovation or unabashed, addictive fun in video games. Seriously, put down the grey poupon and smoked salmon for an hour to understand what this game is. It's a highly original, arcade-style, zombie slaying, crazy, fun injected, explosion of style. It's not God of War, Devil May Cry, or Dead Rising. Because of that, does that mean everyone is going to like it? Of course not. So, does that mean that nitpicking the game apart for what you think it "should be" is right? No as well. Take the game on it's own merits and try really hard just a little bit to put yourself in the game's world. It's fun, it's addicting, it's different, it's all mature, and it's hilarious. It'll go out of it's way to constantly surprise you in combat, story, dialogue, and visuals. What a concept, huh? Support Lollipop Chainsaw if you can because we really need another "epic" blockbuster game of the year like a hole in the head. Why can't games just be fun again! Expand
  20. Jun 16, 2012
    9
    This game doesn't make any pretense on what it's about. Like Duke Nukem, it's a fun, 12yo naughty joke filled romp. It's not too long and there are some fun combo mechanics and crazy zombie killing sports games. Pros
    The boss fights are outrageous, the gore large!
    The jokes are great for late night and overtired giggles. Some great combos and unique abilities. Great use of camera
    This game doesn't make any pretense on what it's about. Like Duke Nukem, it's a fun, 12yo naughty joke filled romp. It's not too long and there are some fun combo mechanics and crazy zombie killing sports games. Pros
    The boss fights are outrageous, the gore large!
    The jokes are great for late night and overtired giggles.
    Some great combos and unique abilities.
    Great use of camera work to remind you of when you were little and trying to sneak a peak under the skirt.
    Not too long where it becomes tiresome.

    Complaints
    You have to sit through cut scenes and tutorial tips that pop up all of which can not be skipped. It seemed they found it fun to put these right before cheap mechanic areas that will kill you (i.e. the baseball game).
    Stages are too long, break them up into chapters.
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  21. Jun 22, 2012
    9
    Underneath its exterior, which is by no means gratuitous or sleazy, Lollipop Chainsaw is a great action game. Experienced gamers will appreciate the many excellent design elements. Casual gamers will not be frustrated. This game is pure fun. So do yourself a favor and play it. Don't listen to the corrupt critics who are bought or influenced by mainstream advertising dollars, or to theUnderneath its exterior, which is by no means gratuitous or sleazy, Lollipop Chainsaw is a great action game. Experienced gamers will appreciate the many excellent design elements. Casual gamers will not be frustrated. This game is pure fun. So do yourself a favor and play it. Don't listen to the corrupt critics who are bought or influenced by mainstream advertising dollars, or to the suckers who hide their lack of intelligence behind political correctness.

    Fun,intelligent game for intelligent gamers.
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  22. Jun 26, 2012
    10
    I thought it The End. Suck hard sh­it game was good. Had boobs, mah dick was s­hite. Suda51 likes period. Also, Holly Summers Twilight Sparkle my penis. Superbly sh­itty great combat, Night Springs chainsaw combat. Pirate it, Lex Luthor. 10/10 would DMC those tittays. Play again dem t­it­s better than Dear Princess buy now? Vidya's finest. Based god justI thought it The End. Suck hard sh­it game was good. Had boobs, mah dick was s­hite. Suda51 likes period. Also, Holly Summers Twilight Sparkle my penis. Superbly sh­itty great combat, Night Springs chainsaw combat. Pirate it, Lex Luthor. 10/10 would DMC those tittays. Play again dem t­it­s better than Dear Princess buy now? Vidya's finest. Based god just fantasy? Dolan, pls. Caught in bicycle, bicycle game. Still, I didn't Doommarines Daughter. Cheap DLC! The best! She had Ellen Page; SHE'S FAT. many penises. CONSCRIPT REPORTING cashews of ITS HAPPENING, the music oniichan, my Reddit sucks. Not Call le reddit is funny. Bucketloads of groundbreaking jiggle Big dick: Eurovision 2013, truly masterful. Killer7 better Monkey love anal buttpicking, fat dil­do? Pretty fun. Sonic06 Better! Spaghetti everywhere! 9gag is monkey trouble. RECTAL DEVASTATION! Imminent IGN says: "Overtly Sexualised." Rougelike Doom, and then there will lel redditculture busty hilarity. I love Gaben. Ate Defecated on doom 3. it. Then, Double Barrelled, But how? Meatbeall Stuffed. Holy Canneloni! Child c­unt. AERIS DIES. Quivering rump. In conclusion, Blunder is a ni­gger. Profitable, but the greatest thing of those tit­ties tig bitties, nig­ger ever only when DAT ASS. Amazing plot, mad ruffians! And titt­ies! Purseowner, bring lotion dem tit­ties anal climax are sh­it, became entitled. So please, colon triturated da bowls. More tit­ties. Checkem and then my period. Buy it. PS: I reddit landwhales anal plunder stream Kung free porn baboon explosion. Chie banned in Germany and Jesus smegma. Gaben dies foot fetish only if of fatness. Please Respond. bad end Didju rike Tit­ties/10 Big McLargeHuge Expand
  23. Jul 3, 2012
    9
    Awesome, awesome game! That's just what it is get over it. If you want a high emotional in depth detailed story of a zombapocalypse, you can go to hell. This game is for those who love cheerleaders short skirts big boobs and general sluttiness combined with simple but fun gameplay and funny scripting.
    And francktly if you wanted anything else you probably should've picked a game that
    Awesome, awesome game! That's just what it is get over it. If you want a high emotional in depth detailed story of a zombapocalypse, you can go to hell. This game is for those who love cheerleaders short skirts big boobs and general sluttiness combined with simple but fun gameplay and funny scripting.
    And francktly if you wanted anything else you probably should've picked a game that didn't have a half naked blonde on the cover sucking on a lollipop.
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  24. Jun 12, 2012
    10
    In all Honesty this is probably the most innovative game to have been made in a very long time. The visual style, low brow humor, complete randomness followed by a solid control scheme. The gameplay is nothing completely to new although it is akin to Bayonetta for its combo system and Dead Rising for its learning curve in which you need to keep playing to improve. The combat itself veryIn all Honesty this is probably the most innovative game to have been made in a very long time. The visual style, low brow humor, complete randomness followed by a solid control scheme. The gameplay is nothing completely to new although it is akin to Bayonetta for its combo system and Dead Rising for its learning curve in which you need to keep playing to improve. The combat itself very satisfying once you acquire more skills through games progression and replaying levels to upgrade is a must. It is not a simple Hack and Slash in order to upgrade and build meter to play efficiently you need to sparkle collect (Decapitate 3+ zombies at once). The game is not easy and you will die a few times to get the idea of how to be successful like the 2004 Ninja Gaiden. The level design very linear, but in a good way as the events in the game are interesting enough to keep the players on there toes through out. Visually the game stunning due to its punk MLP aesthetic although the graphics are not the best use of the Unreal Engine. The Humor is unlike any other videogame and must be experienced firsthand. When you do over levels the dailogue will change slightly to keep the player laughing through there replays. SUDA51 did not hold back on this tittle and is possibly his Masterpiece. Its far more developed than Shadows of the Damned. This is an experience that should be enjoyed by everyone in a market saturated with sequels, remakes and rehashes and is truly deserving of your money. Expand
  25. Jun 12, 2012
    10
    This game is the biggest most overhyped piece of crap! It is game about a cheerleader who kills zombies! THE GAME IS CALLED LOLLIPOP CHAINSAW!!! That should cause an alarm to automatically go off in your head saying "Warning! Warning! This will be a terrible game!" But no. Everyone is acting as if this game is Gods gift to the freaking world! Well let me tell you something: It isn't!!!!This game is the biggest most overhyped piece of crap! It is game about a cheerleader who kills zombies! THE GAME IS CALLED LOLLIPOP CHAINSAW!!! That should cause an alarm to automatically go off in your head saying "Warning! Warning! This will be a terrible game!" But no. Everyone is acting as if this game is Gods gift to the freaking world! Well let me tell you something: It isn't!!!! This game is a stain on the industry and american culture. Some idiot Japanese guy named Suda 51 thinks he can make a stupid zombie game (boy, we sure don't have enough of those!) and add a blonde cheerleader and it will make all the Americans want to buy it. As much as I despise Suda for promoting this stereotype, I hate the video game news industry infinitely more for buying into this stupid game! However, I haven't even mentioned the worst thing of all about Lollipop Chainsaw: The girl is not even hot! It is personally insulting to me, as a proud Teenaged Caucasian American Male, that the cheerleader who is the main character of this game is not even slightly attractive!! I mean COME ON!! (Or maybe more like come off)

    The color scheme of the game is repulsive. The graphics are even worse. The gameplay and concept is unoriginal. WHY HAS THIS GAME RECEIVED 50,000 PREVIEW FROM GAMEINFORMER.COM!?! WHY IS THERE A HUGE SIGN OUTSIDE MY LOCAL GAMESTOP ADVERTISING THE RELEASE OF THIS GAME!!! I just cannot believe this folks. We are looking into the face of corroded and decaydent industry. This game simply cannot receive as much pre release praise as it has if we wish to bring pride to our name as gamers. At least gamer informer gave it a 7.5, although in my opinion they should have given it a 0 to compensate for all the misleading and inaccurate information they had published previously concerning the game.
    I'm done sounding off.
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  26. Jun 13, 2012
    8
    People who think this game is ridiculous need to realize who is making it. SUDA51 has a very unique game design and style.

    As for the game: It is EXACTLY what I expected. If you are looking for this years TOP TITLE - this isn't it.. and if you were expecting this to BE it - you're a moron. You need to manage your expectations with games. As for this one - it is fun. You run around with a
    People who think this game is ridiculous need to realize who is making it. SUDA51 has a very unique game design and style.

    As for the game: It is EXACTLY what I expected. If you are looking for this years TOP TITLE - this isn't it.. and if you were expecting this to BE it - you're a moron. You need to manage your expectations with games. As for this one - it is fun. You run around with a chainsaw and you cut things up. What did you EXPECT? Although the zombies take a bit too much damage in my opinion, if you know good combos you can save yourself from tedium. As always - Suda delivers on the script. There are some cheesy one liners in the beginning that made me cringe but it develops and there are some good solid funny/enjoyable moments as you go.

    SO in the end - it is worth your money - has lot of unlockables and plays like a very good, very exciting zombie slasher. What did you expect?
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  27. Jun 14, 2012
    10
    This game has turned out to be everything that I've come to expect from months of entertaining trailers and videos. While some of the lines (you know, filler stuff) may be repetitive at times, the dialog is just the right level of silliness that you end up not really caring when a line is recycled. If you don't have a silly bone in your body, you may get a bit overwhelmed by this game.This game has turned out to be everything that I've come to expect from months of entertaining trailers and videos. While some of the lines (you know, filler stuff) may be repetitive at times, the dialog is just the right level of silliness that you end up not really caring when a line is recycled. If you don't have a silly bone in your body, you may get a bit overwhelmed by this game. However, if that were the case, you wouldn't be playing a game called 'Lollipop Chainsaw'. Would you? Expand
  28. Jun 14, 2012
    10
    This game will give you exactly what you expect from it. Assuming you are expecting a hilarious satirical stab at zombie-fan culture. It's a Suda51 game, so there is definitely a suspension of taste involved. This game is not an attempt to mock or emulate another series, nor is it devaluing or attacking anything about any other game or any film. It simply seeks to shock and provokeThis game will give you exactly what you expect from it. Assuming you are expecting a hilarious satirical stab at zombie-fan culture. It's a Suda51 game, so there is definitely a suspension of taste involved. This game is not an attempt to mock or emulate another series, nor is it devaluing or attacking anything about any other game or any film. It simply seeks to shock and provoke laughter with it's oft unbelievable and over-the-top combination of innocent ignorance and vicious gore. It is not a game that is intended to be taken seriously. The game play AND the story are both vehicles for the message of the game which is that nothing is sacred and no line cannot be crossed. If you judge a game solely on graphics, fight mechanics, or pure innovation this game is nothing groundbreaking, but it makes up for that by having such a unique and fun environment and stylistic ambiance.
    The bottom line: This is a fun game with an extremely humorous context that will please anyone with a sense of humor.
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  29. Jun 21, 2012
    9
    This games genre influence is less
  30. Oct 7, 2012
    8
    Hugely enjoyable hack and slash action game that produces ample laughs along the way. Despite limited gameplay overall it's thoroughly good fun! Worth picking up for under £20 as it's not the longest of games.
  31. Nov 28, 2012
    8
    A 1980's themed game with a cheerleader killing zombies with her boyfriend head strapped to her belt? Can you ask for something more addictive?
    The flashy chainsaw techniques are in perfect tune with the 1980's themed, hilarious ambient. It might be classified as a button-masher but you actually need skills your time your attacks, you need to know when to use crowd control and when to use
    A 1980's themed game with a cheerleader killing zombies with her boyfriend head strapped to her belt? Can you ask for something more addictive?
    The flashy chainsaw techniques are in perfect tune with the 1980's themed, hilarious ambient. It might be classified as a button-masher but you actually need skills your time your attacks, you need to know when to use crowd control and when to use raw damage, when to dodge, it is simply genial.
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  32. Jul 26, 2014
    10
    This game is amazing. It takes your typical hack and slash and then twists it into a convoluted game full of dark humour catchy punchlines and spectacular colours. If you're looking for a zombie killing game with a twist look no further. I was hooked instantly and couldn't get enough. The game mechanics alone will draw you in and the gameplay will do the rest. 5 stars from me.
  33. Jul 3, 2012
    0
    Awesome, awesome game! That's just what it is get over it. If you want a high emotional in depth detailed story of a zombapocalypse, you can go to hell. This game is for those who love cheerleaders short skirts big boobs and general sluttiness combined with simple but fun gameplay and funny scripting.
    And francktly if you wanted anything else you probably should've picked a game that
    Awesome, awesome game! That's just what it is get over it. If you want a high emotional in depth detailed story of a zombapocalypse, you can go to hell. This game is for those who love cheerleaders short skirts big boobs and general sluttiness combined with simple but fun gameplay and funny scripting.
    And francktly if you wanted anything else you probably should've picked a game that didn't have a half naked blonde on the cover sucking on a lollipop.
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Metascore
70

Mixed or average reviews - based on 64 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 30 out of 64
  2. Negative: 2 out of 64
  1. X-ONE Magazine UK
    Aug 18, 2012
    80
    Switch off your brain and bask in the silliness. [Issue#88, p.80]
  2. LEVEL (Czech Republic)
    Aug 10, 2012
    70
    Bayonetta and Devil May Cry are maybe better optimized from a game design perspective but there is no other fighting game with such a sexy look as Lollipop Chainsaw. [Issue#220]
  3. Aug 8, 2012
    78
    Playing Lollipop Chainsaw is exactly like eating a lollipop - once you're finished with such a luscious treat, all the excitement is gone but definitely remembered.