Hyper Light Drifter

Released on March 31, 2016

Explore a beautiful, vast and ruined world riddled with unknown dangers and lost technologies. Inspired by nightmares and dreams alike.

Hyper Light Drifter is a Indie game that came to Kickstarter asking for $27,000 and ended up raising an impressive $650,000. I bought in after the Kickstarter and was allowed access to an early Steam build. The game is beautiful but I wasn't as impressed with the initial builds as i'd have liked. I imagine they haven't been sitting on their hands and the game has advanced in terms of gameplay, story and setting such that from this trailer it looks just as great as i'd hoped.

Hyper Light Drifter will finally launch on PC and Mac March 31st.


"In Hyper Light Drifter you'll travel a ruined land with a twisted past, delving deep to collect lost technologies and unveil secrets long buried. Hyper Light is comprised of various elements: combat that's lightning quick, brutal, never unfair and always satisfying; a highly stylized, lush and varied world to explore with an intense atmosphere; a strong narrative and character interactions expressed through visual design."

The more I see the gameplay and hear Disasterpeace score I want to play this. Heart Machine is planning on releasing Hyper Light Drifter in mid 2014 for the PC, Mac, Linux, PS4 and Vita.


After an absolutely killer Kickstarter, Hyper Light Drifter is now dropping on us some absolutely amazing gameplay footage. Featuring some awesome music by Disasterpeace, the video is very promising. My only gripe? I wish the gameplay footage were in HD.

With a final Kickstarter funding level at 650k of the initially asked for 24k, this game should be coming strong. According to the developers Hyper Light Drifter will launch mid 2014 on PC, Linux, Mac, PS4, Vita, Wii U & OUYA.

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1661802484/hyper-light-drifter


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"Explore a beautiful, vast and ruined world riddled with unknown dangers and lost technologies. Inspired by nightmares and dreams alike.

Hyper Light Drifter is a 2D Action RPG in the vein of the best 8-bit and 16-bit classics, with modernized mechanics and designs on a much grander scale.

Visions for this game have been fluttering in my skull for ages; something dark and fantastic, with giant forests to navigate, huge floating structures to explore, deep crumbling ruins to loot, massive throngs of enemies to rend, and behemoths both flesh and mechanical to overcome. I want it all to be as beautiful as possible, forging color with the dark and eerie wastes and... Read All


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