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Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice (2017)

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

Director:

Tameem Antoniades

Writers:

Tameem Antoniades, Elizabeth Ashman-Rowe (additional writing) (as Professor Elizabeth Ashman-Rowe)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Melina Juergens Melina Juergens ... Senua
Steven Hartley ... Shadow / Zynbel
Nicholas Boulton ... Druth (voice)
Oliver Walker ... Dillion
Ellie Piercy Ellie Piercy ... Galena (voice)
Chipo Chung ... Narrator (voice)
Helen Goalen Helen Goalen ... Furies (voice)
Marc Graham Marc Graham ... Furies (voice)
Abbi Greenland Abbi Greenland ... Furies (voice)
Isabella Marshall ... Furies (voice)
Sarah Owens Sarah Owens ... Furies (voice)
Tom Penn Tom Penn ... Furies (voice)
Becky Wilkie Becky Wilkie ... Furies (voice)
Edward Wren Edward Wren ... Furies (voice)
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Storyline

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

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Official Sites:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 August 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice See more »

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Production Co:

Ninja Theory See more »
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The game developers Ninja Theory self promoted and funded the game on their own without working with a popular game publisher. See more »

Quotes

Narrator: How does he so effortlessly court the world in bliss? If only she could do the same... see the world through eyes anew... and dance with it, just like he does.
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Illusion
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Written by Ronan Harris
Produced by Ronan Harris and Andre Winter
Performed by Vnv Nation
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An amazing 6 hour experience
8 September 2017 | by ceramicdanSee all my reviews

Whew, where to start?

I just finished the game, and it clocked in at 6 hours. Now as a game, especially for 29.99, those are not great numbers. However, as a memorable experience that was like nothing I ever played before? Worth it.

You are playing a story, more a passenger than a pilot. The fights are not deep, but they are fun and very tense with hints of permadeath and save wipes cropping up if you suffer too many defeats. The puzzles are cool, not terribly challenging, but enough to give you some good "AHA!" moments.

The main reward comes in the story and the emotional ride. The main character suffers from several forms of mental instability, but since its back in the Celt days, it all becomes swept into a blanket description of "The Darkness."

This is where this game really hit me personally. I live with Bi-Polar Depression, Severe Anxiety, and mild Schizophrenia. I had to take breaks from the game because it really nailed these conditions in the game. Constant whispers, doubt, mania, self hate, and misleading thoughts plague you the majority of the game. People who don't suffer from these types of conditions can gain an light understanding of what people who do go through on a daily basis. It was rough for me in spots, but overall, incredibly rewarding and a one of a kind ride.


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