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Heavenly Sword: How Not to Kill Your Heroine (in the movie)

Heavenly Sword begins with its heroine in agony, convulsing on the battleground, her tangled red hair swirled in the dirt. Nariko still clings to the cursed sword that had gotten her so far. As searing scripture snakes up her arms, branding her the doomed property of this mystical blade, she...

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Nariko rescues villagers in footage from Heavenly Sword film

Here in 2014 most people have forgotten about Ninja Theory's seven-year-old PlayStation 3-exclusive action game Heavenly Sword, but not Blockade Entertainment, who plan to launch a straight-to-DVD CGI film based on the game on September 2. [Image: Sony]...

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Ninja Theory: Hellblade isn't tied to Heavenly Sword at all

Like many of you, when Ninja Theory showed its new game at Gamescom we turned to each other and whispered "Heavenly Sword 2? Come on, that's totally Kai!" But no, it was Hellblade, and in an Eurogamer interview the studio's confirmed the PS4 game has no ties whatsoever to the 2007 hack-and-slash....

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Heavenly Sword movie slicing and dicing in September

Cinedigm announced the Heavenly Sword movie arrives on Blu-ray. DVD and the PlayStation Store on September 2, proving this is still a reality in which the Heavenly Sword movie exists. It's still so weird to see Blockade Entertainment's CGI film in action, knowing it's the first major use of the...

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Nariko kills a lot of dudes in this Heavenly Sword movie trailer

Nariko, wielder of the titular Heavenly Sword in the upcoming film, is a life insurance company's worst nightmare. In this trailer she kills over a dozen soldiers in under a minute – wait, do henchmen even get life insurance?...

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In Heavenly Sword's name, the first trailer for a CGI movie [update]

Six months ago it was a footnote to the Ratchet & Clank movie's announcement. Now the Heavenly Sword film has a full-blown trailer and is really rather real, apparently. Yes, it does seem bizarre that an IP neglected by Sony since it was a 2007 PS3 game is being converted into a CGI movie....

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Heavenly Sword also becoming a movie, direct to video

Ratchet & Clank isn't the only Sony franchise from which Blockade Entertainment is adapting an animated film. As almost a footnote on Variety's article about the Ratchet movie, the publication reports that Blockade is producing a CG animated movie based on Heavenly Sword, for a direct to video...

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PlayStation All-Stars adding Kat and Emmett Graves, plus Heavenly Sword/Wipeout level

SuperBot Entertainment showed off a new pair of fighters in PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale at the Sony Santa Monica studio recently: Kat from Gravity Rush and Emmett Graves from Starhawk will be the first two DLC characters to join the fracas. The character pack containing both will be free...

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Nariko and Fortesque confirmed for PlayStation All-Stars [update]

Two more characters have been announced as members of the PlayStation All-Stars: Battle Royale roster, both of which attach firmly to either side of the "deep cut" spectrum: Nariko of Heavenly Sword fame, and MediEvil's Sir Daniel Fortesque. As has been the case with the last few All-Stars...

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Heavenly Sword 2 artwork appears

Heavenly Sword 2 will likely never see the light of day, but concept art that's reportedly from the deceased project is making the internet rounds today. Although the origin of the art is muddy, Siliconera reports the concept art shows the Ravens and the Raven King, who were the samurai-inspired...

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