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Lollipop Chainsaw sales reach 1 million

2012 release hits new milestone for Grasshopper Manufacture

Grasshopper Manufacture's Lollipop Chainsaw has reached the million copies sold milestone, 21 months after it went on sale on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

Grasshopper Manufacture even teased Twitter followers that it considered the sales justification for a sequel to the hack and slash title.

Lollipop Chainsaw was released in June 2012 by Kadokawa Games and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and achieved a Metacritic of 70.

Speaking at a Kadokawa Games event in August 2012 CEO Goichi Suda revealed the game had sold 700,000 units, setting a new record for Grasshopper Manufacture.

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