"In the very early stages of the concept, we had in mind that we didn't want to just shake the controller. I knew that it wouldn't work well. I knew that having you perform a combo with the button and having the final blow be one swing would be better. I knew that to have a real refreshing and exciting action game you'd need to use the buttons at some point and that using the action to perform the finishing blow would be enough. If people had to swing the controller from the beginning to the end, they would get really tired".
There's a box art floating around for No More Heroes, but it's suspected to be fan-made and not the genuine cover:
Looking good, Travis.
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