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No More Heroes and No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle Available Now on Steam

No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle

XSEED Games and Marvelous have announced the PC launch of No More Heroes and No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle. 

As stated in the press release, the games have been updated with HD visuals, 60FPS, Steam Cloud support, and other PC-specific features. Both games are available for $19.99 USD (£17.99 GBP, €19.99 EUR), and with 10% off until June 15th.

No More Heroes sees otaku and wrestling fanatic Travis Touchdown start as the #11 assassin of the United Assassins Association. Do odd jobs to earn enough cash to challenge the next ranked assassin and their henchmen in deadly beam katana battles; all to get laid.

The sequel meanwhile sees Travis dropping all the way to rank #51, and seeking revenge for his dead friend. Teaming up with Shinobu and Henry Cooldown, Travis now takes on 8-bit minigames to earn cash, and different kinds of beam katana to reign blood and chaos on foes.

You can find the rundown on both games (via Steam [1, 2]) below.

No More Heroes

The name’s Travis Touchdown. Buckle up, ’cause this is how my story began.

It all started the night I was out drinking with some smokin’ hot chick at the bar. Before I knew it, I was ranked #11 in the UAA (that’s United Assassins Association)–with ten suckers standing in the way of me being #1.

I’ve got my trusty beam katana in one hand to take care of the small fries, and the other one ready to hold my girl once I take my place as the best assassin the world’s ever seen.

It’s a long way to the top, but this all-American otaku won’t stop until he’s #1, baby!

The classic slice-and-dice, nonstop action of No More Heroes has been given the HD makeover it rightfully deserves! Get ready to cut down legions of foes and square off against a cast of rival professional killers just oozing personality as you slash a path to victory.

But it’s not all hack-and-slash insanity! When you’re not fighting for your life, you’ll do part-time jobs to buy new merch, undergo training to power up for the next ranking battle, and take your tricked-out motorbike for a spin through the streets of Santa Destroy.

Features

  • Burn rubber through the coastal city of Santa Destroy on Travis’ motorbike, the Schpeltiger!
  • Unlock a devastating arsenal of pro-wrestling moves—from Power Bombs to Brain Busters.
  • Unleash the powerful Dark Side to mow down the competition and show ’em who’s boss!
  • Master a unique combat system that’s easy as pie to pick up, but deeper than a deep-dish pizza.

No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle

Travis Touchdown here. It’s been three years since I clawed my way to #1 in the United Assassins Association. I thought it’d be fine to take it easy for a while after that, but it looks like I rested on my laurels a little too long. I found myself sliding down the ranks all the way to #51, and to make things worse, some other assassin—Skelter Helter—comes out and starts nagging my head off about me killing his brother or something. So yeah, a real pain in the you-know-what.

Fueled by a thirst for vengeance (and a bit of good old-fashioned greed), I whipped out my beam katana once more and plunged headfirst into one helluva desperate struggle.

Experience the frenetic hack-and-slash gameplay of the sequel to No More Heroes in glorious HD! With more characters to play as and even more foes to stand in your way, there’s never a dull moment in the world of No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle.

Featuring three playable characters, the ability to dual-wield beam katanas, and even bigger baddies to battle, this sexy sequel is a wild ride with more to love than ever before.

Kick back, grab a slice, and get ready to dive into a mind-melting drama the likes of which you’ve never seen!

Features

  • Dual-wield beam katanas as Travis Touchdown to dial the hack-and-slash insanity up to 11!
  • More baddies than ever before to go toe-to-toe with!
  • Jump through combat as the agile Shinobu or leave foes in the dust as Travis’ brother, Henry.
  • Experience a blast from the past by playing 8-bit minigames to earn money and power up!

In case you missed it, you can find our reviews for both games on Nintendo Switch here (we highly recommend it!), and here.

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Ryan Pearson

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Taking his first steps onto Route 1 and never stopping, Ryan has had a love of RPGs since a young age. Now he's learning to appreciate a wider pallet of genres and challenges.




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