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Ninja Theory Announces The Insight Project

Ninja Theory Announces The Insight Project

Ninja Theory announced today that they have started a new initiative to address mental health and alleviate mental distress with The Insight Project. This is a new R&D project that will use technology, game design and clinical neuroscience to help those in need. The company launched a video and a website today for it, which […]

Ninja Theory Debuts “Bleeding Edge” at E3 2019 Xbox Briefing

One of the first games to be shown off during the Xbox Briefing at E3 2019 today was Ninja Theory’s latest game, Bleeding Edge. The game is going to be an online 4v4 team fighter with melee action combat, complete with an insane list of characters who will have their own personalities, weapons, skills, and […]

Switch Players will be Getting Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

Ninja Theory’s latest game in the Hellblade franchise, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice will be coming to the Nintendo Switch. The latest Hellblade was praised for its narrative and character design when it released last August. The Switch port of the game will release this spring, as announced during yesterday’s Nintendo Direct. If you haven’t played Senua’s Sacrifice, the game is […]

Microsoft Goes Into Detail About Why They Bought Ninja Theory

If you’re just a tad curious as to why Microsoft purchased Ninja Theory, the company actually offered a pretty reasonable explanation this week. In an interview with GameIndustry.biz, Microsoft Studios’ Matt Booty explains that it has a lot to do with providing content to their subscribers. Specifically, those who sign up for Game Pass. It’s actually […]

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Microsoft Adds Five New Studios to Their Xbox Stable

Microsoft announced a slew of studio acquisitions to their Xbox stable of developers, including a brand new studio called The Initiative, which will be headed by former Crystal Dynamics director Darrell Gallagher. The Initiative will be based in Seattle, Washington. Microsoft also added Hellblade developer Ninja Theory, State of Decay 2‘s Undead Labs, Forza Horizon‘s Playground Games, and We Happy […]

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Devil May Cry 5 Gets Another Retailer Date Leak

It seems like every couple weeks we get treated to a brand-new game being leaked by an advisory or rating board in some country, if not from a big box store who slipped up and decided to post the pre-order early. This time around it appears we have confirmation on the release date for Devil May […]

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Ninja Theory Plans to Donate Hellblade’s Xbox Funds to Mental Health America

The team at Ninja Theory just delivered an amazing challenge to their fans in regards to the XboxOne version of Hellblade. The company declared on Twitter, as you can see below, that if they manage to reach certain sales goals with the game, they’ll donate proceeds toward mental health. Specifically, they’ll be donating them to Mental […]

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Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice Leads BAFTA Game’s Nominations

BAFTA has announced the nominations for its game awards which is set take place next month, and Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice leads the way. 2017 was a hell of a year for video games. Several titles will likely be remembered and influential for years to come, be it the phenomenon of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds or the open […]


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The Final Dev Diary For Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice Is Here

The final dev diary from Ninja Theory before the launch of Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice is here. Today’s video includes testimony from Production Development Ninja Dominic Matthews and Chief Creative Ninja Tameem Antoniades along with the rest of the dev team about the difficulties they faced while trying to make sure that Senua’s Sacrifice was completed with the proper […]

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Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice Has An Official Final Trailer

The final trailer for Ninja Theory’s upcoming psychologically driven action game, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, has hit — and it is pretty epic. We’ve seen quite a bit of Hellblade so far, but I’ve got to say, it just gets more and more intriguing the longer I look at it. This last trailer features in-game footage, so gives us a […]

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Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice Gives Us A Glimpse Of Hela

Ninja Theory’s latest game, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice is a pretty interesting game, just considering the concept. Add in some stunning visuals, norse mythology, and an attempt to actually portray mental health in a game, and it’s definitely something to look out for. In the latest trailer, we get a glimpse of Hela. According to the Poetic Edda […]

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‘Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice’ Set For A Summer Digital Release

Ninja Theory posted an update on their site today announcing Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice would finally be released this summer. The game will be a digital release only on August 8 for the PS4 and on PC for Steam and GOG. It’s been a long three years since the game was announced, but finally, we can pre-order it […]

Mental Health And Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

In an interview with Game Informer, Ninja Theory’s Tameem Antoniades discussed how Reddit led the team behind Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice to tackle the delicate nature of protagonist Senua’s psychosis. According to GI‘s accompanying write-up of the interview, “The studio regularly met with people who experience a variety of psychoses, including auditory and visual hallucinations, to ensure that the […]


Very Early Hellblade Footage Turns Up Online

I have my eye on Hellblade as the game is being developed in a AAA space and in conjunction to talk about mental health issues. It’s a fascinating prospect, even if the footage thus far hasn’t completely convinced me yet. Well, somebody has leaked this B-Roll from Gamescom showing a version of the game, which it’s […]

Hellblade Trailer Shows An AAA Developer Tackling Mental Health Issues

We’ve seen several games come out in the indie space that try to tackle mental health issues, some of them pretty successfully too. Depression Quest comes to mind and many others of whose titles escape me for the moment. It’s not something we see taken on in the context of AAA developers very often though. […]

Take A Peek At The First 30 Minutes Of DmC: Definitive Edition

I feel a lot of people have forgotten about DmC: Definitive Edition, which is out today. Perhaps it’s remake fatigue or hangover from the whole backlash against Dante’s look, but I just haven’t seen any real excitement for the title. …which is a shame. The original was great and up-scaling it to Xbox One and […]