Last week's huge reveal of gameplay for Hellblade 2 was arguably the standout moment at The Game Awards 2021, and it was so good that people have been questioning whether it was actual gameplay ever since.

In response, Ninja Theory Audio Director David García took to Twitter a few days ago to confirm that the entire demo took place in-engine, explaining that there were "no tricks" — and it was captured by one of the team playing the game.

There's still no word on a release date for Hellblade 2 yet, with the most recent production update arriving back in June when the team was "building a good chunky slice of the game" before moving into full production to build out the rest.

Hopefully we don't have too much longer to wait, but it sounds like it probably won't be with us in 2022.

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