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HELLBLADE - "first to console on PS4" - Ninja Theory ("Indie AAA", Unreal Engine 4)

Radec

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Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0LVLFvwtHJk

Website: http://www.hellblade.com/

Ninja Theory is defined by three things: ninja-class melee gameplay, strong character stories and a unique art vision.

On Hellblade, we will double down on what we do best to give you a deeper character in a twisted world with brutal, uncompromising, combat.

We are embracing the creative spirit that comes with independence without letting go of the stunning production values that we are known for. It’s not indie, it’s not AAA. This is a third way. its independent AAA.


It’s about making a more focused game experience that isn’t trying to be all things to all people but satisfies a particular gaming itch. It’s about being in command of our creativity so that we can give you what you want from us at a lower price.


It’s very early days in the project but we are opening our doors and inviting you to join us every step of the way. We want to show you how we make this game warts and all so that you can be part of this journey.

The game is dedicated to our fans and supporters.
 

MrDenny

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Is that kai from heavenly sword? First reaction even before title/developer was revealed.
I really hope so.
 

BPoole

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Awesome, I need more hack and slash games

Edit: First to console? I'll take a PC version, but NT
 

Toki767

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First to console on PS4 implies a PC release too I think?

I was thinking that girl looked like Kai.
 

Zen

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They have come a long way in the gameplay department since Heavenly Sword, PS4 timed exclusive, will keep an eye on it.
 

grandwizard

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Excellent news they are not doing DmC 2. Whatever it takes to keep them away from legendary action franchises.
 

twobear

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Wonder what the deal is here. It's 'independent', hence self-published, but is coming to PS4 exclusively. Hm...
 

Banana Aeon

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People actually enjoyed Heavenly Sword?
I think it's the hair.

Without Itsuno to fix the gameplay, I feel this is going to be trash, but the art-style will be great. And run at 30fps.

If it is a timed exclusive, it would make sense that Sony dropped the IP. They weren't doing anything with it, and it doesn't have a good name.

Never mind, it's a new IP...God, Ninja Theory needs some help designing their female characters. They all look the same.
 

Acquiescence

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Nothing but love for Ninja Theory after Enslaved and DmC. High hopes for this, although I'm not entirely sure what it is exactly. A direct sequel to Heavenly Sword?
 

StudioTan

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I really liked Enslaved so I'm definitely interested in this. If I have a PS4 by the time it releases I'll get it there if not I'll wait for the XB1 version.