During Gamescom, Ninja Theory showcased a “vertical slice” demo of its upcoming Game Hellblade for PS4 and PC. Apparently it wasn’t good enough for the developer, that retired it, but remains committed to its concept of open development.
That's encouraging. I'm really looking forward to it. I had so much fun with Heavenly Sword. The production values were top-notch and the controls were tight. Never got how it was considered a negative to be modelled after GOW...
I just hope they keep the idea behind the combat mechanics. It was a bit slow, but much more technical than the usual hack and slash, and when I tried it I had a lot of fun.
Aside from the camera's positioning and the clunky animation, the combat does appear to require some finesse... looks to me like it's somewhere between 'For Honor' and 'Ryse', in terms of complexity. The rest of the game looks great - the mental illness angle gives Senua (and by extension, everyone else) a real intensity... I'm pretty sure she's voiced by the same actress who played Yennefer in 'Wild Hunt' and Andy Serkis plays her 'head in a bag' companion - here's hoping they're both staying in the game. Ultimately this is good news - I thought that demo was indicitive of a game that was well on it's way to a release date, but it sounds as though it's still a ways off, so we'll likely end up getting a much more polished product... unfortunately, any graphical upgrades will likely eliminate any chance of my laptop ever running it. Then again, DX12 is coming... Has there been any word as to which is the lead platform?
Is this also coming out on the Xbox one?
Announced only for PS4 and PC.
I thought that this was a timed PS4 / PC exclusive? EDIT: And was this confirmed as a digital only title? I'd really like to have a physical version of this game.
@Kurisu: they actually didn't say anything about timed or not timed AFAIK. They just announced PS4 and PC for now.
It's timed exclusive for PC/PS4. http://www.gamespot.com/art...
It guaranteed a PC release, but Xbox isn't mentioned. Can go both ways.
I'm confused what they are trying to say, will this be delayed?
They said that they retired the demo shown at gamescom since it was just a bunch of ideas to prove a concept, and have now moved into full production. They said nothing about delays.
Lots of work to do bro, get to it.
damn almost thought they were starting over i should know better than thinking the title of the article was right lol
I'm looking forward to this
It was announced as PS4 first... PC version was recently announced. Given that only 14 people are working on it while the bulk of the studio is hard at work on something else, the chance of this going XBO before they Sell 300k is highly unlikely.
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