Switch Players will be Getting Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice

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 a surprisingly well-crafted narrative about the power of grief and the effects of psychosis. It's a dark fantasy that puts players in control of Senua, a Pict warrior who must make her way to Helheim in order to rescue the soul of her dead lover from the goddess Hela, fighting various mythical monsters on the way. The game's narrative fulfills a dual purpose, telling us of Senua's trek into the underworld, while also providing us a metaphor for Senua's psychosis. Senua, suffering from delusions, believes that she is cursed by a Darkness, and that makes for an interesting game mechanic and narrative framing device.

You can check out the Switch reveal trailer for Senua's Sacrifice below courtesy of IGN.

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