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No More Heroes: Heroes' Paradise
PlayStation 3
Blood and Gore, Crude Humor, Intense Violence, Partial Nudity, Sexual Themes, Strong Language

In this action game, players assume the role of an assassin (Travis Touchdown) who fights his way through the ranks to become number one in his profession. Players use a retractable katana blade (i.e., laser sword) to slash, chop, impale, and dismember human enemies. Though the art style is cell-shaded and highly stylized, the violence can become intense: thugs are sliced in half as blood gushes from wounds; enemies are beheaded as blood shoots from necks in exaggerated spurts. Cutscenes also depict over-the-top instances of violence: an assassin committing suicide by placing a grenade in her mouth; a woman getting sliced into several pieces in slow motion; a character bashing several characters in the head with a baseball bat. During the course of the game, players can encounter objects/references that are sexual in nature (e.g.,"Big German Jugs Collection #23," "How to Please a Woman in Bed 101 Part 2," and "69 Techniques: To Improve Your Love Making"). In a Character Viewer mode, a woman's buttocks is fully exposed. Bathroom humor includes a "save progress" screen that depicts the main character unzipping his pants and sitting on a toilet; one sequence depicts the central character interrupted while on the seat (e.g., "Can't a guy get some privacy?/At least when he's taking a dump!"). The words "f**k" and "sh*t" can be heard in the dialogue.