Release Date: 02/25/2010
Company: Marvelous Entertainment
No More Heroes is an action video game for the Wii video game system. It was directed by Goichi Suda (known in Japan by the nickname Suda51), developed by Grasshopper Manufacture and published by Marvelous Entertainment Inc., Spike, Ubisoft and Rising Star Games. Previously titled Heroes. Suda51 has said that No More Heroes focuses on social issues.
The game is going to receive ports to the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 under the title No More Heroes: Heroes’ Paradise. A release outside Japan has not been announced for the ports, with US publisher Ubisoft stating that they will not publish the title on the Playstation 3 or Xbox 360. A sequel, No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle, is planned for 2010.
- Overall, No More Heroes has received positive reviews. The game received a 34/40 from Famitsu. GameSpot gave it an Editor's Choice Award, praising the unique story, gameplay, and sense of humor.
- X-Play gave the game 5/5, citing "exceptional writing, sharp satire, satisfying game progression, unique visual style, intuitive controls, and a catchy and distinctive soundtrack.
- Xplay also called it the third best game and best Wii game released in the first half of 2008".