Killer is Dead concept artwork

Suda 51 title due in 2013 for PS3 and 360.

Kadokawa Games officially announced Killer is Dead today. Due for release worldwide on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2013, it is in development at Grasshopper Manufacture, with studio boss Goichi “Suda 51” Suda in the executive director’s seat. It is a story of life, love, and death.

High-resolution versions of the two color concept artworks posted on were released, as well as direct-feed versions of the black-and-white artwork which accompanied the Famitsu magazine reveal. View the images at the gallery.

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