Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice

Ninja Theory

Strong Man
OpenCritic Rating
83
Top Critic Average
82%
Critics Recommend
Based on 141 critic reviews
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Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice

Rating Summary

Based on 141 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

83

Top Critic Average

82%

Critics Recommend

Based on 141 critic reviews
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Reviews Summary

Masterful Atmosphere
Memorable Storytelling
Short but Sweet

Summary: With Hellblade, Ninja Theory delivers a focused and engaging take on action games with a message behind it. Critics love the presentation and the inventive nature of the gameplay.

Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Aug 8, 2017
Xbox OneApr 11, 2018
PCAug 8, 2017

Developer: Ninja Theory

Genre: Action

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.

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Strong Head
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Fair Head
9
Weak Head
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Trailers

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Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice | Senua's Psychosis Teaser | PS4 & PC thumbnail

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice | Senua's Psychosis Teaser | PS4 & PC

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice | Official Trailer | PS4 & PC thumbnail

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice | Official Trailer | PS4 & PC

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice | Hela Trailer | PS4 & PC thumbnail

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice | Hela Trailer | PS4 & PC

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Eurogamer

Essential
Eurogamer

Ninja Theory crafts a highly competent action game and a nuanced, powerful exploration of mental health.

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PC Gamer

78 / 100
Leif Johnson

Hellblade could benefit from more exploration and enemy variety, but it's a powerful portrait of the strength of will over personal demons.

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IGN

9 / 10.0
IGN

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice is a masterclass of atmosphere, storytelling, and the marriage of mechanical and conceptual design. While there are moments that feel shoehorned in to remind us we're playing a videogame, the care and attention Ninja Theory has clearly poured into Senua and her story has created something amazing. This is a game everyone should play, and I'm thankful for the opportunity to have lived inside the mind of Senua, however briefly.

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Recent News

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice Graphics Comparison Shows the Switch Version Holds Up Nicely

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice Graphics Comparison Shows the Switch Version Holds Up Nicely

The graphics take a hit, but performance is strong.

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Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice Has A Switch Release Date

New players can get their hands on the acclaimed title as early as next week.

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Hellblade Senua’s Sacrifice 1.03 Update: What’s Changed in the PS4 Version?

Ninja Theory has released the Hellblade Senua's Sacrifice 1.03 update which provides HDR support for the game as well as squashing the title's biggest game-breaking bug.

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Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice Has Sold 1 Million Copies

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice Has Sold 1 Million Copies

Developer Ninja Theory, who was recently acquired by Microsoft, made the announcement on Twitter.

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Psychological horror slasher Hellblade goes platinum

Psychological horror slasher Hellblade goes platinum

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice has sold a solid million copies across three different platforms, although developers Ninja Theory are now Microsoft-owned.

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Ninja Theory joined Microsoft ‘to be free from the AAA machine’

Ninja Theory joined Microsoft ‘to be free from the AAA machine’

The team behind Hellblade on its goal to make more games like Hellblade

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Hellblade Senua’s Sacrifice Developer Explains Why It Joined Microsoft Studios

Hellblade Senua’s Sacrifice Developer Explains Why It Joined Microsoft Studios

Hellblade Senua's Sacrifice developer Ninja Theory explains why it joined Microsoft Studios, after the shocking announcement at E3 2018.

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