Heavenly Sword

Art director for Heavenly Sword returns to work on Hellblade

Heavenly Sword’s art director, Hugues Giboire, has returned to Ninja Theory and will be heading up the art team on the firm’s current project, Hellblade.

5 years ago

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  • New Heavenly Sword movie footage looks a bit… budget

    New footage of the Heavenly Sword movie shows off ninjas on flying kites, but it all looks a bit cheap.

    6 years ago
  • Ninja Theory's Hellblade is "not tied to Heavenly Sword at all."

    You’d be forgiven for assuming that when Ninja Theory revealed Hellblade at gamescom last week it was a sequel in all but name to Heavenly Sword. Well, apparently it’s nothing of the sort.

    6 years ago
  • You can get your hands on the Heavenly Sword movie in September

    Hooray! We finally have release details and a new trailer for the Heavenly Sword movie.

    6 years ago
  • Heavenly Sword movie trailer shows Nariko battling grunts a-plenty

    Heavenly Sword’s movie adaptation has just received a new trailer, courtesy of Blockade Entertainment.

    6 years ago
  • There is a Heavenly Sword movie, and this is its trailer

    Today I learned there is a computer-animated Heavenly Sword movie — based on the story in the game — that stars Anna Torv (from Fringe and also the Heavenly Sword game), Alfred Molina (from everything) and Thomas Jane (The Mist). The trailer is below.

    7 years ago
  • PlayStation All Stars videos show Sir Daniel Fortesque and Nariko in action

    PlayStation All Stars: Battle Royale fighters Nariko and Sir Daniel Fortesque were revealed yesterday via a video from Gamespot. Today, Sony has released two videos for each fighter, showing off the various moves both can pull. Have a look below. PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale is due exclusively on PS3 in October.

    8 years ago
  • Heavenly Sword's Nariko and MediEvil's Daniel Fortesque confirmed for PlayStation All-Stars

    Sony has formally admitted Heavenly Sword’s Nariko and MediEvil’s Daniel Fortesque will be playable fighters in PlayStation All-Stars: Battle Royale, thanks to this new gameplay video from Gamespot. PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale is due exclusively on PS3 in October.

    8 years ago
  • Concept art for PS3 title Zodiac Assassin surfaces, was ditched for Heavenly Sword

    Zodiac Assassin was a PS3 title in the concept phase during 2005 and was passed over by Sony for Ninja Theory’s Heavenly Sword instead, according to an online portfolio belonging to a Sony Cambridge art director. The game had a Kill Bill-style vibe to it, and the female lead was a master of disguise who […]

    8 years ago
  • Rumor - Heavenly Sword 2 in the works, more coming at E3

    And here’s another rumor for you today: A UK gaming magazine is claiming that Heavenly Sword 2 is in the works.

    9 years ago
  • Ninja Theory-developed Heavenly Sword 2? "Never say never", says Antoniades

    You may just get a Ninja Theory-made Heavenly Sword 2 after all. Don’t hold your breath too long, though.

    10 years ago
  • Ninja Theory ain't afraid of no PS3

    Ninja Theory’s chief designer has said that because of the team’s first outing on PS3, Heavenly Sword, the developer now has a tighter grasp on how to develop games for the console.

    10 years ago
  • Ninja Theory: Heavenly Sword sales "still not enough to break even"

    Ninja Theory has claimed it didn’t break even with the PS3-exclusive Heavenly Sword.

    10 years ago
  • Ninja Theory working on "secret project"

    Ninja Theory, developers of PS3 exclusive Heavenly Sword and the upcoming Enslaved from Namco-Bandai, has confirmed its started work on a “secret project”.

    10 years ago
  • Ninja Theory: Exclusivity can override other aspects of development

    Ninja Theory co-founder Tameem Antoniades has told Eurogamer that while making Heavenly Sword, the development team felt caught in the middle of the console war.Antoniades said that the situation was both “draining” and “unfair”.“When you are exclusive, sometimes the pressure to demonstrate technology can override other aspects of game development,” he said. “Being involved in […]

    11 years ago
  • LittleBigPlanet content updates include monkeys and leprechauns

    Loads of LittleBigPlanet content is coming to PlayStation Store over the coming weeks, Sony’s announced.From Killzone to Papaton to little green-suited men with a penchant for gold and shamrocks, there’s bound to be something for all. March 12 : St Patrick’s Day costume — FREE starting today (available for one week only) March 19 : […]

    11 years ago
  • Splash Damage adds Heavenly Sword duo to staff list

    UK-based Splash Damage has added more big names to its staff roster, the firm’s announced this morning, taking two of the Heavenly Sword team and another guy from the BioWare’s Mass Effect crew.The outfit announced in July that it had started a major recruitment drive.The FNGs: Dean Calver (Heavenly Sword, Silent Hill 2) as Lead […]

    12 years ago
  • No Heavenly Sword sequel from Ninja Theory

    According to this, Ninja Theory is not developing a Heavenly Sword sequel, and is instead creating a new IP for 360 and PS3. The game is already signed to a publisher.The UK developer is also considering creating a CGI movie to stand alongside the new title.“We’re certainly targeting a triple-A blockbuster, with two and a […]

    12 years ago
  • New concept art and no details on new Ninja Theory game

    Ninja Theory has posted some new concept art on its website, hinting at its first title since fighting-adventure, Heavenly Sword.“Right now we’re working on an exciting new concept that has got everyone we talk to buzzing,” the Ninja Theory team posted. “We can’t say a lot except that it’s going to be great to work […]

    12 years ago
  • New PAL PS3 bundle for Oz

    Australian gamers are soon going to be able to pick up a new, AU$800 PS3 bundle, if this is to be believed. The pack includes a 40Gb machine, a Sixaxis and one of the following games: Heavenly Sword, Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune, Ratchet and Clank: Tools of Destruction or NBA 08. We have Australian readers. We […]

    13 years ago

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