Suda 51’s Lollipop Chainsaw has been unable to crack the NPD’s list of bestselling games since it was released in June. However, that hasn’t stopped it from becoming the most popular Grasshopper Manufacture-developed game ever.
The developer revealed the news this weekend during a “Summer Appreciation Event” in celebration of the game. All told, Grasshopper Manufacture, and publisher Kadokawa Games, have shipped over 700,000 copies of the title worldwide. I guess a lot of people love the idea of a teenage cheerleader cutting down zombies with a chainsaw.
For comparison’s sake, Grasshopper’s previous game, last year’s Shadows of the Damned, sold less than 25,000 copies in its first month of availability in the US.