Lollipop Chainsaw Producer Yoshimi Yasuda announces that the remake will feature new soundtrack and realistic visuals.
Lollipop Chainsaw franchise is coming back, it's been officially announced today by Lollipop Chainsaw Producer Yoshimi Yasuda.
In the official message to the fans, Yasuda says that the original development staff on Lollipop Chainsaw have purchased the IP from Kadokawa Games and decided to develop a full remake.
The team have already contacted Warner Bros. about development and have the full support from the publishes in the endeavor.
As for the new features and what exactly can fans expect from the Lollipop Chainsaw Remake, Yasuda says that the soundtrack will be brand new aside from a few old tracks.
This may come as a disappointment to some but due to the licencing issues, the devs are finding it hard to implement all 15 original songs.
Additionally, the dev team are targeting realistic approach to graphics this time on consoles with higher specifications which suggests a current-gen only release on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S. There are no confirmed details about release platforms just yet, though.
The release date of Lollipop Chainsaw Remake is currently planned for 2023. More details about the project should be released in the coming months.
Lollipop Chainsaw is a hack and slash game where players get to play as a schoolgirl and cheerleader Juliet Starling after a zombie outbreak starts in one of the largest schools in the US.
As the name suggests, the main weapon that you can use against the zombies is a chainsaw. You can cut zombies in half, use furouos slashes to fill up your ultimate meter to activate devastating power moves. It's a fun and chaotic game, which is why it's beloved by so many fans.