Heavenly Sword

PS3 / Action / Release: Sep 11, 2007 / ESRB: T

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Heavenly Sword: The Movie: The Trailer

Heavenly Sword: The Movie: The Trailer

Why yes, Heavenly Sword is getting a direct-to-DVD CG movie. And now, you can see how it's shaping up.

The film stars Anna Torv, who voiced Nariko in the original game, but replaces Andy Serkis with Alfred Molina as King Bohan. At first glance, it appears the film is largely using assets from the game, making it not quite bleeding-edge. The movie will be out in June.

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Heavenly Sword to get direct-to-DVD CG movie

Heavenly Sword to get direct-to-DVD CG movie

Ratchet and Clank isn't the only Sony game to get a film adaptation. PS3 launch game Heavenly Sword will also be getting a CG movie adaptation--albeit a straight-to-DVD effort.

According to Variety, Blockade Entertainment, who are also working on Ratchet & Clank, will be working on the film adaptation of Ninja Theory's 2007 action game. The original game followed Nariko, a red-haired warrior that must protect the cursed Heavenly Sword.

Watch: Captain Qwark upsets the animators »

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Canceled Sony projects include Heavenly Sword 2, Getaway 3

Canceled Sony projects include Heavenly Sword 2, Getaway 3

An artist has shed some light on projects that were in the works but canceled at Sony over the last few years. Namely, a follow-up to the early PlayStation 3 title Heavenly Sword, and a new entry in the Getaway franchise, were in development at some point but subsequently shelved.

Read more: Heavenly Sword 2 in production in 2008 »

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Heavenly Sword Dev Working on New Multiplatform Game, Considering CGI Movie

UK-based studio and Heavenly Sword (PS3) developer Ninja Theory is working on an unannounced title for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, GamesIndustry reports.

Contrary to rumors that the developer was working on a sequel to Heavenly Sword, Ninja Theory said that it will continue to conbine game development and film production techniques with a new multiplatform title. The Heavenly Sword property is owned by Sony rather than Ninja Theory, which assures PS3 exclusivity. Read more »

"I could see branching out if say they had made a great game "100% perfect, what do we do now? ..."
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Heavenly Sword Preview

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There's a Heavenly Sword preview on GameSpot, going hands-on with the latest preview build of this PlayStation 3 hack 'n slash action game.

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Heavenly Sword Preview

Related Topics – Heavenly Sword

Over at Pro-G you can find a preview of Heavenly Sword, playing through a near final build of the PlayStation 3-exclusive action game.

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Heavenly Sword Q&As

Related Topics – Heavenly Sword, Ninja Theory

Both Joystiq and the official PlayStation blog have Heavenly Sword Q&As up, asking Ninja Theory's Nina Kristensen about this PS3 action game.

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