See the Art that Inspired Ninja Theory’s Hellblade in New Dev Diary


Ninja Theory has released their second developer diary for Hellblade. Last week’s video revealed the behind-scenes process in creating the game’s teaser trailer, while this week’s focuses on some of the early art that inspired the team featuring the Art Director Stuart Adcock and more.

With Hellblade being set during the time of Vikings and Celts, the studio’s art team took a trip to the British Museum in London and visited a Viking exhibit in the hopes to gain some inspiration for the game. For Ninja Theory it wasn’t just about looking at the objects, but holding discussions about them, trying to understand the culture behind them and using them to come up with their own unique take.

You can check out some of the impressive and down right hellish (Pun intended) concept art for the game, many of which won’t make it into the final product.







Watch the dev dairy to learn more and stay tuned at the end for a special message for experience programmers looking for work. Keep your eyes peeled on RGN for more Hellblade, including the next developer diary.


Hellblade will release on the PS4 as a timed exclusive.

Hellblade Dev Diary #1

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