Release Date: July 8th, 2005 Page count: 128 ISBN: 978-0744004441
A guidebook, written and designed by Bradygames for western audiences. Its first segment, labeled as the Assassin’s Toolkit, includes a basic overview of the game’s controls, character building and combat, plus a list of spoiler-free solutions to the game’s puzzles. The following section, The Killer 7, is comprised of profiles for the playable characters, including stat grids and basic blurbs. Target Identification lists the various Heaven Smiles that the Smith Syndicate faces through the game; the book then continues with a detailed walkthrough of each of the game’s seven missions. Its final segment, “Top Secret”, contains some details about the unlockable difficulty “Killer8” and a sheet for its exclusive character, a cheat code and a short interview with Goichi Suda.