Is Diabolical Pitch The Name Of Grasshopper Manufacture’s Kinect Game?

By Spencer . January 12, 2011 . 2:25am

imageA few months ago at Tokyo Game Show, Microsoft unveiled a handful of Kinect games made by notable Japanese studios. Codename D from Flower, Sun, and Rain creator Grasshopper Manufacture was one of them.

 

A teaser trailer showed a bunch of people (?) walking around with tiger masks and a man holding a baseball bat tossing a baseball in the air. On one catch the ball ignites and all of the tiger people explode.

 

The baseball theme goes along with a trademark filed by Grasshopper Manufacture for Diabolical Pitch. Perhaps, that’s the final name for Codename D, which is just a temporary title. So if the game is called Diabolical Pitch… is this an action meets baseball game? Maybe similar to the baseball battles in No More Heroes?

 

image


Read more stories about & & & on Siliconera.

  • http://www.facebook.com/Robborboy Paul ‘Chinny’ Chinn

    Okay, I obviously missed this. I have been riding the “Steel Battalion/Child of Eden” train for so long I had eyes for other Kinect titles. But now, on this day, it has changed.

  • http://www.samuraiprincess.com Mr Fwibbles

    *Sees the article image*

    OMFG down Skittles noooooooooooooooo!!!

  • MisterFoxInc

    I’m excited, but sadly don’t own an Xbox360 and don’t really plan on getting one, despite this being a Suda-title.

    Anyway, you got it wrong – there are more than tigerhead-people. It’s several differently themed… “people.”

  • LORDMATRIX2004

    The Kinect titles shown off at TGS intrigue me and I cannot wait to hear more on all of them. Especially Project Draco. :D

  • https://twitter.com/#!/JadenPrinceton C.Guzman

    Either something to do with Baseball
    ….or singing.
    AHHHH.

    I can’t wait to hear more of this~

  • neon6

    Release date?

  • PrinceHeir

    i want either another No More Heroes or a Killer 7 like game

    • http://twitter.com/gabriel_may_uk Gabriel May

      As long as it’s not a direct sequel to Killer 7, since that game was so “unique” in a storyline sense that a follow-up would sure to disappoint. A prequel would be cool but even that’s risky as well.

      • PrinceHeir

        well it’s really hard to to follow up the ending.

        *SPOILER

        since almost every Killer 7 member got dissolved into nothingness. actually a prequel would be cool, playing a young Harman Smith versus Kun Lan, not to mention the formation and the death of the real Killer 7 group, that would be awesome, but i want the same atmosphere(hell make it more bizarre) as the first one. well if suda 51 intends to make a similar game(ala Xenosaga) just make a character as badass as Dan Smith(hell bring back the voice actor too)

  • http://twitter.com/gabriel_may_uk Gabriel May

    So…you pretend to be holding a baseball bat, swing at the screen and depending on how accurate and powerful you hit…People explode?

    This could be the game Kinect just needs :D

Video game stories from other sites on the web. These links leave Siliconera.

Siliconera Tests
Siliconera Videos

Popular