Ninja Theory's independent AAA game Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice
launched yesterday and in relation to that, let's take a quick look at what some of the gaming industry's critics say about the game. Hellblade currently has an average score of 81/100 Metascore from 24 critics with 95/100 as the highest and 60/100 as the lowest. It also has an 8.2/10 user average from 255 ratings.
"It might have been madness for a small studio like Ninja Theory to take on such a Herculean task, but I’m glad they made the trip." - Gamesbeat review score 95/100
The game has received positive feedbacks from the plot to its combat mechanics. Ninja Theory's take on psychosis which a subject which is deemed as Taboo by some people was said to have been executed in perfect harmony with its puzzles, exploration, and overall gameplay.
"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 video game, 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." IGN Review Score 9/10
Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice is available through Steam and PlayStation Store for $29.99 which is a great deal for a critically acclaimed game. Just be sure to put on your finest headphones when playing the game to get the best experience possible. Check out IGN's video review together with the launch trailer of the game and stay tuned for more gaming news and updates.
"Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice Review by IGN"
"Hellblade Senua's Sacrifice Official Trailer"
Source: Metacritic, IGN, PlayStation