Last week UK developer Ninja Theory unveiled its new game, Hellblade, during Sony's press conference. It did so with a trailer that showed off a character that reminded some of one of Ninja Theory's old games: Heavenly Sword.
Let's see some gameplay first. But, looks like a female hero with a sword in a fantasy setting. Yep, sounds like Heavenly Sword 2 alright. It's not a bad thing necessarily because so far that is the best game they made. So they should be proud.
Not to mention it looks like a grown up Kai...the similarities are uncanny
Plus both are about a bladed weapon named after an afterlife destination.
SPOILERS: Kai was left with the sword when Nariko died, right!? First thing I thought when I saw the trailer...got me so giddy!! Close-second favorite PS3 IP exclusive after inFamous.
I find it funny that the heading invites some amounts of flamebaiting. In the article what they ment by "don't call it heavenly sword" is that there are no ties between the games. It's a new IP with a new character(s). Unlike the souls games which have a small connection between them, but are themselves spinoffs(?) of kings field.
"...a female hero with a sword in a fantasy setting." You just damn near generalized every video game ever. @God Hence why I said "damn near"...
Except for the ones with guys in them. Also forgot about guns.
Really? There are a few games like that but it's far from every video game ever.
@Ares Hence why I said "damn near"...
But it's not even "damn near". There are only a handful of games that feature a woman hero with a sword in a fantasy setting.
Wow really, How many girls have swords. Ninja theory need to spread there wings imo. Sony own the I.P to HS anyway. Just like resistance. I want other teams to work on those games. NT would be best being quiet. They tend to piss people off.
At first I thought it was Heavenly Sword 2, because of the female character's looks. And well, the name isn't much different either. Looking forward to seeing some gameplay footage of HB :).
Why? That's what it is.
from the article: ""The great thing is we find ourselves in a situation where digital distribution and self-publishing allows us to make something where we don't have to pretend it's for a massive audience," Matthews says. "This is something for people who like combat games, story games and like what we do." I love this statement. I wish more devs made games with this thinking. too many games are trying to do too much and it ends up like CoD - half-baked MP and sh1t SP. I'm even more excited for hellblade now!
Then make a different character model. It looks just like Kai.
Heavenly Sword - Hell Blade.......Come on!
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