Final Pre-release Hellblade Dev Diary

Final Pre-release Hellblade Dev Diary

With Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice launching tomorrow August 8th for PlayStation 4 and PC, we are today sharing our final development diary before release. Episode 29 gives an insight into the Hellblade team’s final push for release and preparing for launch.

We would like to thank you for your amazing support throughout development, and we are very excited to be sharing Hellblade with you all tomorrow.

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice is available for pre-order now. Those pre-ordering on PlayStation 4 will receive an exclusive Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice Dynamic Theme that depicts the iconic burning tree scene from the game. Those pre-ordering on PC will receive an exclusive digital comic short, Hellblade: Senua’s Song.

Pre-order Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice now for $29.99/€29.99/£24.99:
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New Hellblade Music Released

New Hellblade Music Released

We’ve released a new track from the Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice original soundtrack, entitled ‘Gramr’.

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice is available for pre-order now. Those pre-ordering on PlayStation 4 will receive an exclusive Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice Dynamic Theme that depicts the iconic burning tree scene from the game. Those pre-ordering on PC will receive an exclusive digital comic short, Hellblade: Senua’s Song.

Pre-order Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice now for $29.99/€29.99/£24.99:
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Hellblade: Senua’s Psychosis Feature

Hellblade: Senua’s Psychosis Feature

Today we are announcing ‘Hellblade: Senua’s Psychosis’. A 25 minute feature included in Hellblade about our collaboration with neuroscientists and people with lived experience of psychosis.

You can see a teaser for the feature here:

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice is available for pre-order now. Those pre-ordering on PlayStation 4 will receive an exclusive Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice Dynamic Theme that depicts the iconic burning tree scene from the game. Those pre-ordering on PC will receive an exclusive digital comic short, Hellblade: Senua’s Song.

Pre-order Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice now for $29.99/€29.99/£24.99:
PlayStation EU / US   l   Steam   l   GOG

Hellblade Official Trailer & PS4 Pro Support

Hellblade Official Trailer & PS4 Pro Support

Today we are happy to share with you the Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice Official Trailer.

We are also excited to reveal that Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice will be enhanced for PlayStation 4 Pro.

PlayStation 4 Pro players will have the choice between experiencing Hellblade with enhanced resolution or at a higher framerate of 60fps. High-end PC owners will have the option to play Hellblade with an uncapped framerate and in resolutions up to 4K. Hellblade on PC will also support 21:9 ultra widescreen.

See the Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice | Official Trailer here:

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice is available for pre-order now. Those pre-ordering on PlayStation 4 will receive an exclusive Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice Dynamic Theme that depicts the iconic burning tree scene from the game. Those pre-ordering on PC will receive an exclusive digital comic short, Hellblade: Senua’s Song.

Pre-order Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice now for $29.99/€29.99/£24.99:
PlayStation EU / US   l   Steam   l   GOG

Thank you for your support!

Photo Mode Announced for Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

Photo Mode Announced for Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

We are very pleased to announce that Photo Mode will be available in Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice when the game launches on August 8th.

You can easily capture Senua in action and the breathtaking scenery of the Viking wildlands, like the images above which were taken using the in-game Photo Mode. We’ve provided various filters and tools for you to add your own personal touches to your favourite Hellblade moments, including camera pan and roll, focal distance, colour grading, and more.

Photo Mode can be activated in-game at the simple press of a button once enabled in the main menu. We are looking forward to seeing all of your incredible shots, so be sure to share them with us on our social channels.

Pre-order Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice now for $29.99/€29.99/£24.99:
PlayStation EU / US   l   Steam   l   GOG

Live Stream Q&A with Senua

World’s First Livestream Q&A with a Video Game Character

On Tuesday the 27th of June at 5pm BST, we hosted the world’s first livestream Q&A with a video game character.

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice actress Melina Juergens answered your questions as her digital counterpart Senua, in a first of its kind Facebook Live stream.

Utilising pioneering real-time cinematography, Melina drove the in-game character’s performance in real-time via high-end performance capture technology.

You can watch the livestream in its entirety by clicking here

New Hellblade Trailer

New Hellblade Trailer

As we approach the launch of Hellblade on the 8th of August, we’re happy to share a new Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice video, the Hela Trailer.

Pre-order Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice now for $29.99/€29.99/£24.99:
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Hellblade Coming August 8th!

Hellblade Coming August 8th

Today we are very excited to announce that Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice will be coming to PlayStation 4 and PC on August 8th 2017!

You can pre-order Hellblade today for $29.99/€29.99/£24.99 from the PlayStation Store (EU / US), Steam or GOG. Those pre-ordering for PlayStation 4 will receive an exclusive Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice Dynamic Theme that depicts the iconic burning tree scene from the game. Those pre-ordering on PC will receive an exclusive digital comic short, Hellblade: Senua’s Song. With words by Hellblade creative director Tameem Antoniades and art from multiple Eisner Award nominee Ben Templesmith, the comic comes from a creative collaboration between Ninja Theory and award-winning comic book publisher Valiant Entertainment.

To celebrate the announcement, we have released a new trailer:

In Hellblade we are aiming to revive the lost space between indie and AAA gaming, where creatively diverse experiences made with AAA values can thrive once again. Our hope is that if we make our Independent AAA work with Hellblade, other developers will follow, leading to a more creative and diverse gaming world for developers and players alike.

We’ve been humbled by the support that we’ve had from all of our fans throughout development. You’ve followed our journey, shared our updates and encouraged us to follow our vision to its fullest. We’ve shared our development ups and downs with you, given you an insight into the world of creating a game like Hellblade and listened to what you’ve had to say. Now, as we approach launch, we ask you to rally round, pre-order Hellblade and help make this project a success for us, you and all of gaming.

 

Hellblade Dev Diary 28: The Faces Behind The Voices

The Hellblade cast revealed in Dev Diary 28: The Faces Behind The Voices!

In Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifce, Senua’s real story is revealed through her voices and visions. In this diary discover who the Hellblade cast are and see how the faces behind Senua’s voices are being brought to life in-game.

New Studio Headquarters

New Studio Headquarters

Developers, Learig (Cambridge) Limited, have today announced that they will shortly be submitting a Planning Application for a headquarters office building for Ninja Theory Limited on the site of the former 5 Bells Public House and shops and commercial premises owned and occupied for many years by Discount Auto Parts.

As was announced recently, the development will include a replacement for the 5 Bells Public House and a 1,176 sq. ft. community pub is proposed at the corner of Abbey Street and Newmarket Road.

The proposed development will also provide for a 2.33m set back from the public highway to facilitate future arterial route highway improvements which is a concession the Landowners and Developers have made at the request of the County Council and Local Planning Authority.

Ninja Theory Limited have been seeking to identify a location where they could have a bespoke headquarters building constructed.  They were incorporated in Cambridge in 2004 and have created games for global brands such as Disney, Star Wars and Marvel.

Nina Kristensen of Ninja Theory Limited commented “The opportunity to work with Learig to create a bespoke office building in line with our unique requirements will enable our company to remain within the centre of Cambridge and continue to recruit the best local talent as well as some of the best game developers in the world.  Operating the Public House expands on our community culture and will enable us to further integrate with the local community.”

Simon Dazeley of Learig said “We are delighted to be working with the Landowners and Ninja Theory Limited.  These proposals are the culmination of close consultation over the proposed development with Planning and Urban Design Case Officers at Cambridge City Council.  We are delighted with the proposals, which are Policy Compliant, and will, we believe, enhance this area of Newmarket Road both visually and by way of increasing the amenities available to the community.  It is gratifying to be able to help a local, but world class company expand in this way.”

Ninja Theory Limited is being advised throughout by Carter Jonas LLP.

CGI mock up of the view looking East on Newmarket Road

CGI mock up of the view looking West on Newmarket Road