Grasshopper Manufacture acquired by GungHo Online Entertainment

No More Heroes maker bought by Japanese publisher

Shadows of the Damned, Lollipop Chainsaw and No More Heroes maker Grasshopper Manufacture has been acquired by GungHo Online Entertainment.


While terms of the deal weren't disclosed, GungHo said the combination of Grasshopper's development capabilities allied with its own online gaming experience will allow the pair to produce high quality content, Siliconera reports.

GungHo Online Entertainment is best known for hosting MMORPG Ragnarok Online. Last year the company opened an American division and published Ragnarok Odyssey for Vita.