• Hellblade wins ‘games for impact' at The Game Awards for depicting mental illness

    One year ago - By Venture Beat

    Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice won the “Games for Impact” award at The Game Awards.
    The game is an unflinching portrait of mental illness , as it depicts a terrifying warrior's journey into the depths of the Norse underworld - and into madness itself.
    The game from British game studio Ninja Theory came out on August 8. I reviewed Hellblade in August and gave it a score of 95 out of 100, the highest I've given this year.
    Tameem Antoniades, chief creative director at Ninja Theory, accepted the award. He said, “Wow, who said story-based games don't matter and games are a waste of time.”
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