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Old 05-12-24, 12:27 PM
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Re: SENUA'S SAGA (HELLBLADE II): XBOX Series X

Originally Posted by Decker
It might make sense. It's not going to be a system selling game, so maybe it makes sense to make it free on Game Pass for Xbox and PC gamers, and also recoup some of the development costs back by selling it on the PS5-- a more popular console without Game Pass availability.
If they do port it to PS5, I would hope they'd bundle it with a port or remaster of the first game.

EDIT: Didn't realize Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice was released on PS4. I thought it was an Xbox exclusive.
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Re: SENUA'S SAGA (HELLBLADE II): XBOX Series X

TF kind of game did you all get me into I've only played about ten minutes so far to get to a save spot. I knew what it was about going in but you're still not ready for the experience.

Edit: I almost gave up
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going across that bridge because I hate platforming and stealth and if I knew there was platforming going in, I wouldn't have started it.


But I died a bunch of times and passed it on like the 20th time.

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Re: SENUA'S SAGA (HELLBLADE II): XBOX Series X

If you're not a fan of stealth, don't fret. I don't recall much of that in the game. There are slow and deliberately paced sequences to maximize tension (and jump scares), but that's different than stealth, IMO. Also not much platforming, so I don't recall which section you're referring to.

One other thing, if you're an achievement/trophy hunter, you get one crack at it unless you want to play the entire game again so explore well, there's no replaying levels.

Originally Posted by RocShemp
EDIT: Didn't realize Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice was released on PS4. I thought it was an Xbox exclusive.
Ninja Theory was [mostly] a Sony developer until MS bought them a couple years ago. All their games were Sony exclusive except for Enslaved. Hellblade 2 is their first MS offering since being bought. The original Hellblade was a PS exclusive until MS bought them and put it on Gamepass.
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Re: SENUA'S SAGA (HELLBLADE II): XBOX Series X


03:00 Central is painful, but I guess that's how these global release times go. I'll load it up on my PC and play it the next day.
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Re: SENUA'S SAGA (HELLBLADE II): XBOX Series X

Anyone know when review embargo lifts? All I got was some speciation it lifts 5/17, this Friday, but I don’t know.
Old 05-16-24, 04:32 PM
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Re: SENUA'S SAGA (HELLBLADE II): XBOX Series X

Since this and the 1st is a sensory experience…Can you hook up Apple AirPods to a PS5?
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Re: SENUA'S SAGA (HELLBLADE II): XBOX Series X

Looks like to avoid spoilers reviews embargo lifts one hour before release. 9am est.
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Re: SENUA'S SAGA (HELLBLADE II): XBOX Series X

Solid score of 80%. With some extremely glowing reviews…

https://www.metacritic.com/game/senu...=xbox-series-x
Old 05-21-24, 06:52 AM
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Re: SENUA'S SAGA (HELLBLADE II): XBOX Series X

wow! the beginning is so brutal, so realistic in motion and look. definitely grim so far, but just at the very beginning. just some minor frustration with no map and knowing where to go. so far so great...
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Re: SENUA'S SAGA (HELLBLADE II): XBOX Series X

This is pretty much what I’m expecting. Can’t wait to play through it, but this series is, above all else, more akin to an “art” game or experience than a traditional game. Anyone expecting something else will surely come away disappointed.

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