Malcolm Owen On September 26, 2006 at 10:41 am

Fresh from the Tokyo Game Show comes a fact sheet and 4 more images from Heavenly Sword. You can see the screenshots here, or you can look down below for the fact sheet…

Publisher:    Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
Developer:        Ninja Theory Ltd
Genre:            Action-Adventure
Players:        Single-player


Emotionally charged, stunningly beautiful and delivering unprecedented dramatic character performance, Heavenly Sword™ showcases the power of PLAYSTATION®3.  A dramatic tale of revenge sees Nariko, a fiery red-haired heroine embark on a quest for vengeance against an invading King and his army. The story builds around the ancient Heavenly Sword, which once belonged to a powerful deity. It can never be wielded by a mortal without it draining their life-force, killing them within hours.

When the invading King (played by Andy Serkis) destroys the warrior clan that guards the Heavenly Sword, the clan leader’s daughter, Nariko, takes up the sword in a desperate fight for survival.  Nariko must now pay the ultimate price as she embarks on one last mission of vengeance against the King and his army before her life is finally drawn to a close…

Andy Serkis, the world’s leading CG actor, famous for his roles as Gollum in “The Lord of the Rings” and Kong in “King Kong”, was heavily involved in the creative process.  As well as starring in Heavenly Sword as the villain, King Botan, Andy was a major contributor to the character development, writing, casting, directing and performance capture for the PLAYSTATION 3 game. 

Heavenly Sword features a deep, diverse combat experience made possible by PLAYSTATION 3.
Could this be the new Lara Croft? It could happen. Just wait for the posters…

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