3Lateral and Ninja Theory Ltd, Hellblade Development Diary 16: The Face of Senua

23rd October 2015: Ninja Theory Ltd, the UK based games developer, in partnership with character creation studio 3Lateral, has today released a new development diary video that focuses on the creation of the face of Senua, the lead character in the studio’s upcoming independent title Hellblade. Hellblade tells the story of a Celtic warrior’s journey into the heart of a Viking clan and her experiences with psychosis.The new development diary can be seen here:

The Face of Senua

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Unreal Engine demo: The Kid – 3Lateral

Yesterday at Game Developer Conference in San Francisco Epic Games announced big news for gaming industry- Unreal Engine is available to everyone for free and all future updates will be free!

Few months ago an inquiry came to us from Epic about possibility of 3Lateral designing and rigging a kid character who would portray child curiosity, confidence and ultimately- freedom. As Epic nicely put it “this is supposed to be the kid that everybody wants to be”. Character would be the only character in the piece which is mainly about environment, however, character would be central to the subtle story which leads to the main message- “IF YOU LOVE SOMETHING, SET IT FREE”. We were, of course, excited about this opportunity and accepted it without hesitation. Below is a result of collaboration with fantastic team at Epic.

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