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Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice has been lauded for mind-bending cinematics and top-notch voice acting, but it’s worth remembering one fight in particular that shows the game operating at the peak of its potential.
Focusing on themes of grief and trauma, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice employs a number of level design and mechanical tricks to help players empathize with the main character’s struggle. We take a closer look in this critical video.
Games lie to us all the time. Recently, some developers took to Twitter to share a few of their ones, revealing design tricks used in games ranging from Surgeon Simulator to Bioshock.
Today on Highlight Reel we have Michael Bay chase scenes, ladders, photo bombs, hockey physics and much more!
I went into Hellblade expecting another fast, fun action romp from the folks at Ninja Theory, who previously made Enslaved and DmC: Devil May Cry. After playing for about 20 minutes, I had to put the controller down. I was so stressed out that I couldn’t take it anymore.
When you first start Hellblade, a new game from Ninja Theory (Enslaved, DmC) that’s out today on PC and PS4, you are greeted with an ominous warning: Die too much and you’ll lose your save file.
Ninja Theory’s upcoming action game, Hellblade, has a protagonist with expressions that actually look, well, human. Here’s how they did it.
Hellblade, Ninja Theory’s upcoming action game that explores mental illness, wants a protagonist that looks as believable as possible. This means two things, as far as the developers are concerned: nailing the protagonist’s expressions so they look human, and giving the character a body with realistic proportions.
We live in an age where people are cosplaying characters from games that aren't even out yet. Sometimes this is advertising, sometimes it's just excitement, but when it looks this good, I don't know if many people are going to care.
Usually, when you hear about games that never make it out into the world, you get a few screenshots. Maybe a trailer teasing what might have been. But the dev studio behind Heavenly Sword and DmC are showing damn near all the work they did on a title that never saw the light of day. It's great reading for anyone…
Is that Kai?! Is this what we've hoped for? A sequel for Heavenly Sword?