", "It's very hard to represent what this experience is like, partly because it's such a personal, intense, emotional experience. [17] The original score for the game was composed by David García and Andy LaPlegua; the song "Just Like Sleep" by Passarella Death Squad is played during the final battle, and the song "Illusion" by VNV Nation plays during the ending credits. Nachdem Entwickler Ninja Theory von Microsoft aufgekauft wurde, sollte es uns aber nicht überraschen: Senua's Saga: Hellblade 2 kroch mit einem Gänsehaut-igen … Ja, spielerisch macht der Titel nicht wirklich was neu und die relativ wenigen Gameplay-Bausteine sind nicht sonderlich komplex, aber das ist mir in diesem Fall vollkommen wurscht. Die Stimmen, die fehlenden Erklärungen, die Visionen – alles dient dazu, den Spieler noch mehr in Senuas Rolle schlüpfen zu lassen. Dragonfire . Damit wurde Hellblade erfolgreicher, als von den Entwicklern erwartet, die diesen Erfolg allenfalls nach sechs bis neun Monaten erwarteten. Soon after, she faces a legion of Hela's warriors in a hopeless fight and is killed. She is followed by the Darkness (Steven Hartley), a dark entity at the core of the curse. Ebenso wird auf womöglich „belastende Gewaltszenen“ hingewiesen. [31][32], The game received "generally favorable reviews", according to review aggregator Metacritic. Because all of Juergens' audio was recorded live, the team could not give her indications or reminders directly, or play music she would synchronize her performance with. [2] The nature of most apparitions, events witnessed, or voices heard, is purposely left unclear, and can be interpreted as either an actual apparition by a spirit, a memory of Senua, or a trick created by the Darkness or one of the deceptive creatures she has to face. Diese, Senua, wurde benannt nach der keltischen Göttin Senuna, weitere Einflüsse ergaben sich durch Boudicca. […] Seine Intensität, sein Sound sowie seine Fähigkeit, euch in den Kopf eines virtuellen Charakters zu verpflanzen, machen es zu einem Meilenstein. He did, however, consider combat to get much better once Senua has to face many enemies at once. Senua's Saga:Hellblade II - the next entry in the Hellblade franchise from developer Ninja Theory. Senua's Saga: Hellblade II - the next entry in the Hellblade franchise from developer Ninja Theory. Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice (übersetzt etwa: Höllenklinge: Senuas Opfer) ist ein 2017 erschienenes Videospiel, entwickelt und verlegt vom britischen Studio Ninja Theory. He applauded the story, sound, characters, graphics, Juergens' performance and "piercing intensity". Hellblade's robust bag of psychological tricks and the sheer fact of Senua's distressing reality result in the game's uncommon ability to capture the feelings of worthlessness, lack of control, of being misunderstood and shunned, the strange mix of hope and despair that can accompany a debilitating mental illness. In a joint statement, Ninja Theory described the game as "an experience focused on delivering a deep character in a twisted world, with brutal uncompromising combat", and stated that they wanted to "make a smaller, more focused game experience that is uncompromising in its combat, art and story". Dann erfolgt ein grausamer Angriff der Nordmänner auf die Inseln. She realizes the Darkness is a representation of her father's abuse and beliefs and frees herself from the Furies. [8][9] Ninja Theory kündigte zudem an, 60.000 Pfund an eine gemeinnützige Einrichtung zur Hilfe psychisch Kranker zu spenden. The audio recording device was the most expensive part of the setup, and was placed around Juergens' forehead to avoid recording breathing sounds. For this reason, pre-recorded audio notes by Antoniades and excerpts from the soundtrack would be played at the same time on headphones both he and Juergens would wear, so they could act accordingly and in synchronization with each other.[24]. Das Schicksal der gleichnamigen Spielfigur orientiert sich dabei an Findan, einem irischen Kelten, der von Wikingern versklavt wurde, dem dann aber auf den Orkney-Inseln die Flucht gelang. At the Game Awards 2019, Senua's Saga: Hellblade II was officially revealed. [15][16] Hellblade: Senua's Psychosis, a short documentary film included with the game, details the concept behind its story and inspirations, notably the team's study of mental illness. 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[10][61] PC Gamer stated about Hellblade's success that "the news can only be positive. It's the only time we're very explicit about what will happen to you in the game." Entweder von der Gruppe verstoßen oder aus eigenem Entschluss lebten diese abseits der Gemeinschaft, um Strafe, Sühne oder Läuterung zu erfahren. Ihr Ziel ist Helheim, um dort die nordische Totengöttin Hela dazu zu bringen, ihr Dillion zurückzubringen und seine Seele zu retten. [26][27] Following the period of timed console exclusivity for the PlayStation 4,[28] a version for the Xbox One, with enhanced graphical support on the Xbox One X, was released on April 11, 2018. [1], In a positive review, Leif Johnson of PC Gamer praised Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice for its themes, presentation and story, but complained that the "inspiration doesn't carry over to the actual fights. The effect is striking. Bevor … He added "As impressive as [Hellblade's] story is, Ninja Theory's smart design reinforces the sensory nature of the harrowing tale through subtle and intuitive mechanics [...] Its incredibly smart use of audio and visual distortion and trickery to convey the frightening effects of psychosis, hallucinations, and delusion, are married with the gameplay elements for an experience that rarely ever grapples over whether it's a game or a story". Built for the new Xbox Series X* - the fastest, most powerful Xbox ever. Barely surviving the encounter, she follows visions of Druth and a man-shaped light she believes to be Dillion to a great tree where she faces four challenges linked to her past and is rewarded with the legendary sword Gramr, strong enough to kill gods. Sowohl für seine grafische und spielerische Qualität, als auch dafür, dass sich das Spiel profund und sensibel mit psychischen Störungen auseinandersetzt, erhielt das Spiel viel Kritikerlob. [7] In June 2017, the team presented the near-finished game to several of the people with mental illness they had collaborated with, as a way to see if the final result had "reflected their views or if it had misrepresented them". „Das intensivste Spielerlebnis des Jahres: technisch famoser Psychotrip mit packenden Schwertkämpfen. By the end of the first hour, you've basically seen every non-boss you're going to see". Diese war als Videoeditorin bei Ninja Theory angestellt und rutschte eher zufällig in diese Rolle, nachdem die vorgesehene Darstellerin absprang. [4][7][39] Paul Fletcher, a neuroscientist and psychosis expert at the University of Cambridge who worked on the game, said that "It's been exciting to see Senua received so positively by those who have lived with experiences of psychosis. Zur Rolle gehörtem demnach auch Gewichte stemmen und Training in Mixed Martial Arts und Jiu Jitsu. Im November 2017 gab Ninja Theory bekannt, dass drei Monate nach Veröffentlichung des Spieles 500.000 Exemplare (250.000 nach der ersten Woche) verkauft und dabei Einnahmen von rund 13 Millionen Dollar generiert wurden. Neben Begegnungen mit Wesen wie Valravn oder Surt, Kämpfen mit monströsen Wikingern, wobei dem Spieler nie klar ist, ob auch diese nur ihrer Fantasie entspringen, plagen Senua zunehmend ihre Traumata, Ängste und Wahnvorstellungen. Ich kann alles noch nicht wahr haben.“, so Melina Jürgens.[7]. Kaufen Senua's Saga: Hellblade II Günstiger auf Instant Gaming, die Seite, um Ihre Spiele zum besten Preis zu kaufen und mit sofortiger Lieferung ! Eine sorgfältige und sensible Behandlung des Themas psychische Störungen lag den Entwicklern am Herzen. [7] They worked with a "recovery college", an establishment which acts as both a health facility, and a college for its patients. Perhaps if other developers see an experimental game like Hellblade finding commercial success then they'll be more likely to take risks on their own titles—and that, ultimately, will lead to more interesting games". [17] Based on what is believed of the way Celtic warriors looked, Senua was given war paints, and braided hair clumped with lime. 0. Das Spiel bietet keinerlei Bildschirmanzeigen, kein Charaktermenü, kein Inventar und keine Kapitelanwahl. Reactions: Tahj and Closer. [1] The Furies provide Senua advice in battle, notably warning her if an enemy is attacking from her back. Her father, convincing her that her condition was a curse, abused Senua emotionally and physically and isolated her from the rest of the world until she met Dillion when he visited her village. [16], Senua's Saga: Hellblade II was announced during The Game Awards 2019, with plans for release on Microsoft Windows and Xbox Series X/S. Stellt man sich anfangs noch die Frage, ob das Abenteuer zumindest teilweise Realität ist oder doch alles nur in Senuas Kopf geschieht, ist dies schon bald egal. Die Ankündigung einer Windows-Version erfolgte am 9. Senua's Saga: Hellblade II: Vše, co víme • Speciál: 2. října 2020 • Autor: Jakub Němec Příběh mladé keltské válečnice Senuy, která se vydala zachránit svého milého Dilliona do nordického podsvětí, pod názvem Hellblade umožnil hráčům nahlédnout do psychicky nemocné mysli. Senuas größter Kampf fand vielmehr mit ihren Psychosen statt. However, the team came to see it as an opportunity to raise awareness on psychosis; regarding the team's interest with the condition, Antoniades stated "It is easy to see the pain and suffering caused by physical diseases or physical trauma, it is not so easy to see the mental suffering or trauma or severe mental illness. Die grausame Hinrichtungsmethode des Blutadlers traumatisiert Senua umso mehr, als sie diesen tot vorfindet. [11], Im Februar 2019 wurde in einer Nintendo-Direct-Präsentation eine Portierung für die Nintendo Switch angekündigt. [25], The helmet capturing Juergens' expressions and voice was provided to the team by Technoprops. Dargestellt wurde Protagonistin Senua von der damals 26-jährigen Deutschen Melina Jürgens aus Paderborn. In representations of mental illness onscreen, you usually have the illness first, and then a two-dimensional character attached to that. [22] Antoniades "learnt that people can experience hallucinations and delusional beliefs without it being a problem – the illness comes when those experiences cause suffering. Sie dienen eh nur als Vehikel für die Story und erzählerisch ist Senua’s Sacrifice einfach nur großartig. Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice is a dark fantasy action-adventure game developed and published by the British video game development studio Ninja Theory. sich nicht scheut, den Spieler abzustoßen. Prepare yourselves, because Senua's Saga: Hellblade 2 is going to be an absolutely bonkers ride. Laut den Entwicklern sollte mit Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice eine klassische Heldenreise entstehen, bei der sich eine keltische Kriegerin „auf eine visionäre Reise ins Land der Wikinger begibt“. August 2017 wurde Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice weltweit veröffentlicht. Ha destato particolare scalpore l’inatteso reveal di Xbox Series X e Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II a The Game Awards 2019,… 1 min di Paolo Sirio - 9 mesi fa Microsoft conferma: Hellblade 2 arriverà anche su PC. Feb 7, 2020-430. But still Senua fights. Based on the belief that the Norsemen were known for sacrificing the leaders of the tribes they had conquered to their gods, the game's director and lead writer Tameem Antoniades decided to use this as the basis for Senua's quest and trauma, and to have her find everyone in her village killed by the Norsemen and her lover sacrificed to Norse gods via the blood eagle, a ritualized method of execution whose authenticity is actually debated among historians. Having accepted that it was never possible to bring her lover back and that she is not responsible for his death or anyone else's, Senua frees herself from the Darkness' influence and accepts the Furies not as a curse, but a part of who she is. 7:01. Nach einer zaghaften Begegnung der beiden entwickeln sich eine Freundschaft und später Liebe. However, after a plague killed many in Dillion's village, Senua, believing the fault to be hers, left in exile. Dabei war das Besondere am Spiel aber gar nicht der Kampf gegen die Gegner. Feb 7, 2020-430. [1][4][41], Brandin Tyrrel of IGN praised the story, sound, directing, art direction, voice acting, music, and innovative presentation, and stating "it unfolds like a beautiful, dark, tense visual novel, placing the excellently raw, human performance of its main character front and center on her journey into the land of the Northmen. Es gelang wohl bislang noch keinem Videospiel so gut, den inneren Schmerz, die Verwirrung oder einfach die Gefühlswelt des Protagonisten so sehr auf den Spieler zu übertragen. Ninja Theory, and was published by Microsoft. That's someone who would often see corpses hanging in the room, so real that they would sometimes try to rescue them"; this inspired several events featured in the game as well.[17]. Great care has been taken, with input every step of the way from psychologists and people who have experienced psychosis, to give as faithful a representation of it as possible. April 2019.[12]. Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II is one of the first titles confirmed for Microsoft’s upcoming Xbox Series X. Hellblade’s ending was viewed as simplistic by some that would interpret it as Senua suddenly being magically cured of her psychosis and the accompanying hallucinations, but as the game’s creators put it, it’s merely acceptance of the past and herself in order to strive forward, maybe in the events that will play out in Senua's Saga: Hellblade 2. Der Immersion wegen und um die „Stimmen im Kopf“ besser nachempfinden zu können, empfehlen die Entwickler während des Spielens Kopfhörer. [4] Alice Bell of VideoGamer.com gave the game a 9 out of 10, praising its "incredibly compelling story", "fast, stylish combat", and "beautiful and horrible audio and visual design". Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II is one of the first titles confirmed for Microsoft’s upcoming Xbox Series X. It was released worldwide for Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 4 in August 2017, Xbox One in April 2018, and Nintendo Switch in April 2019. 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