KILLER IS DEAD is an action game developed by Grasshopper Manufacture for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Advertised heavily as a Suda51 game, despite his only credit as a Writer, the game follows an executioner named Mondo Zappa who works for the Bryan Execution Firm. His job entails hunting down dangerous criminals and assassins.
While the game isn't a sequel to any previous games, it is considered to maintain the essence of the assassin series started with Killer7 and No More Heroes. The games unique artistic style and story has been described as a "Dark Side 007", but deals with an even seedier underworld that the surface world.