The Texas Chainsaw Massacre has plenty of callbacks to the original movie, and Gun Interactive has collaborated with one of its creators to make the bond between the two even stronger. The studio announced that two of its new characters were created in collaboration with Kim Henkel, who has written, directed or produced numerous Chainsaw Massacre movies.
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Henkel is probably best known for writing the first movie, which this game apparently favors the most. These two quirky characters are called Johnny and Sissy, and in a twist, the duo will be on the side of the killers, not the survivors.
Johnny can be seen holding a knife and Sissy has a straight razor, hinting at their nefarious intentions. The studio didn’t talk about their abilities or backgrounds and only said more would be revealed at a later date. While the survivors are new faces, the other three killers – Leatherface, The Cook, and The Hitchhiker – are previously established characters from the film franchise.
These two were revealed through the free alternate reality game Petals which is related to the console title. As seen in the video below, players meet Johnny and Sissy near the end. Sissy was also apparently mentioned in a riddle in one of the ARG journals.
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