Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice Review (PS4)
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Hellblade Senua’s Sacrifice Review (PS4)

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice (PS4)

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice Review (PS4)

Hellblade Senua’s Sacrifice Review (PS4)

From the makers of Heavenly Sword, Enslaved Odyssey to the West, and DmC: Devil May Cry, comes a warrior’s brutal journey into myth and madness.

Set in the Viking age, a broken Celtic warrior embarks on a haunting vision quest into Viking Hell to fight for the soul of her dead lover.

Created in collaboration with neuroscientists and people who experience psychosis, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice will pull you deep into Senua’s mind.



Features:

  • Evocative Storyline: An atmospheric masterclass with a powerful narrative unlike anything you have experienced before.
  • Visceral Combat: Battle against dark and twisted foes, execute combos and master your sword fighting abilities to overcome Senua’s haunting nightmares.
  • Powerful Exploration of Mental Health: Created in collaboration with neuroscientists and people who experience psychosis.
  • Multi Award Winning Game: Winner of 5 BAFTAs including British game and Artistic & Audio Achievement.
  • Feature Documentary: The retail version of Hellblade also comes with a digital documentary exploring the origins of the game.

Hellblade Senua’s Sacrifice Review (PS4)

Journey into myth and madness

Embark on a brutal journey into the Viking heartland as Celtic warrior Senua in a new adventure from the makers of Heavenly Sword and DmC: Devil May Cry.

Created in collaboration with neuroscientists and those with lived experience of psychosis, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice will pull you deep into the mind of lead character Senua. A broken and troubled individual, follow her as she traverses the depths of the Norse underworld in search of the lost soul of a fallen lover.

A personal and emotional journey through a vividly-detailed recreation of Viking mythology, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice places equal weight on both the internal and external struggles of conflict and loss and long-term effects of trauma.


Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice Review (PS4)

Hellblade Senua’s Sacrifice

Development Diary

Go behind the scenes with developers Ninja Theory as they reveal what it takes to bring Senua and their vision for Hellblade to life.

Follow the game’s development from initial conception through varying test phases in an intimate series of video diaries following the artists, programmers and actors as they craft the finished game.


Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice (PS4)

4.3

Escapist Game Score

4.3/5

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