Just announced on G4TV by the Cole Train himself (Lester Speight), the cleaver carried by Locust Butchers is now a playable weapon.

As discussed on G4′s E3 coverage, after killing a Butcher, players will be able to pick up and use the cleaver as a melee weapon.

Upon making this announcement, Lester Speight introduced a toy cleaver that will be available in stores as well.

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