Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice is almost here everyone, time to splinter our perception of reality and fight some monsters. Described as an “independent AAA” title by developer Ninja Theory, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice is a hack and slash game based on Celtic and Norse Mythology following the life of a Warrior names Senua. Being a AAA title made by an independent developer, the game will have AAA qualities, but will be created and published by the developers themselves. Who decided to debut early gameplay on their YouTube channel after announcing it at Sony’s Gamescom 2014.
The game takes you on a journey of personal feeling as you battle your way through physical manifestations of Senua’s very own mind. Exploring real-world mental health issues as well as Senua’s mind begins to betray her. Ninja Theory has also created such titles as the 2007 PlayStation 3 exclusive Heavenly Sword, another hack and slash game as well. Ninja Theory maintains a focus of three goals in their work: ninja-class melee gameplay, strong character stories and unique art vision. All seem present in the current gameplay footage of Hellblade which can be seen here:
If you’d like to learn more you can visit the official site here to get updates and go behind the scenes of Hellblade. Hellblade Senua’s Sacrifice arrives August 8th, 2017 for PC and PS4. Stay with Mammoth Gamers for more news soon!