Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice was the massive winner on the Bafta Video games Awards, together with selecting up greatest performer – which was received by a video editor.
Melina Juergens was requested to face in for one of many characters and ended up getting the job.
She performed the primary character, Senua, who resides with psychosis.
“I nonetheless cannot imagine I’ve a Bafta, it is the best recognition ever,” mentioned Melina.
When accepting the award she known as the mission life altering, saying “it wasn’t only a sport”.
Chatting with Newsbeat, she mentioned that it was plenty of stress taking part in the character.
“Senua is a warrior however on the similar time she hears voices that affect all of her selections.
“And it is a robust position to play, representing a psychological well being neighborhood was a heavyweight on my shoulders.”
Melina says they labored intently with well being professionals and individuals who had lived with psychosis.
“I actually tried my greatest to symbolize every little thing within the appropriate manner.”
And it was nicely obtained, with many commending the way it dealt with the psychological well being situation.
The sport was made by a small workforce of round 20 individuals in Cambridge and Melina recognised their efforts.
“I’m so joyful for the workforce – they’ve simply labored so, so laborious these few years and it is so good to only see all the popularity for his or her work.
“It felt like a bit of household that was making an attempt to create one thing cool, so all of us grew very shut collectively.”
Melina is now again enhancing video however hasn’t dominated out appearing sooner or later.
And she or he hopes that the success of such a small, impartial sport developer can encourage others to observe swimsuit.
“Hopefully we have set an instance that you would be able to exit of line and do one thing totally different and you do not want a writer or persist with all the principles.
“I feel you possibly can create one thing very distinctive and inventive.
“I hope that different individuals will try to do it now as nicely.”