Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II Explores the Myth and Torment of Viking Iceland

Senua's Saga: Hellblade II Explores the Myth and Torment of Viking Iceland

Ninja Theory and Xbox Game Studios have announced that Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II is now available for PC and Xbox Series X/S. The game continues where 2017’s Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice left off and follows the titular character on a “brutal journey of survival through the myth and torment of Viking Iceland.”

Developers are celebrating the release of the keenly-anticipated game with an all-new trailer to set the stage. Viewers get a look at the gorgeous scenery and gameplay action alongside Senua’s obvious trauma as the game progresses.

Features include

  • A crafted experience of cinematic immersion – Sink deep into Senua’s world and story, with beautifully realized visuals and encapsulating sound.
  • A unique perspective – Experience the world through Senua’s eyes and ears, as a Celtic warrior who experiences psychosis.
  • A journey into Viking Iceland – An epic journey across 10th century Iceland, recreated from real locations in stunning detail.
  • Every fight tells a story – Brutal and visceral combat as Senua battles for survival.

Part of the release celebration includes several fascinating articles, a developer diary, and a podcast focused on the game’s setting.

  • Ninja Theory revealed the accessibility features players can expect in Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II. This includes features across audio, input, graphics, interface, subtitles, and captions. For more details on the specific features available in-game, please see the post via Twitter. 
  • Xbox shared an all-new Xbox podcast, Senua’s Saga: Hellbade II on Location at Iceland,” which gives viewers a look at the locations in Iceland that inspired the game, and how Ninja Theory were able to bring 10th century Iceland to life. 
  • Xbox On shared their video story, “The Method,” which features exclusive access to Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II, Ninja Theory and Senua voice actor Melina Juergens. 
  • Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II took over Xbox Wire with four indepth features exploring the craft behind Senua’s next journey.

Check out all of the information above — and it’s a lot — before heading to the Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II official site.

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Suzie is an avid gamer and has been since 1995. She lives in the desert with her own personal minion while dreaming of pixel worlds beyond Earth.

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