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Hyper Light Drifter
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Genre: Action, Adventure, RPG
Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux
Languages: English
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Sep 13, 2013 @ 2:47pm
Description
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 intimidating landscapes. It plays like the best parts of A Link to the Past and Diablo, evolved: lightning fast combat, more mobility, an array of tactical options, more numerous and intelligent enemies, and a larger world with a twisted past to do it all in.

- Rip through enemies with responsive, fun combat; engaging and brutal. Upgrade weapons, discover new equipment and trek deeper than ever.

- Traverse a dark, detailed and interconnected world with alternate paths and secret loot. Miyazaki films have taught me that beautiful animation and design add life to a world. From characters to background elements, everything is lovingly crafted while I hum show-tunes and squint suspiciously at the flickering pixels until they perform as intended.

- A challenge - The game is accessible and easy to pick up, but difficult to master and complete; enemies and hazards become more vicious and numerous, so players must use clever tactics to avoid death. (Some yell hurtful phrases at players simply to bring tears to the cereal bowl below.)
Popular Discussions View All (5)
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Sep 17, 2013 @ 11:27am
Switch to a proper Greenlight page
Taedirk
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May 11 @ 1:10am
Looks awesome!
StefanFrost
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Sep 20, 2013 @ 12:14am
It will have xbox 360 controller support :)
BaronZaraguin
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Shindou Aug 24 @ 7:40am 
From the first day i seen it on kickstarter i have been waiting for it and i want this to be on steam so much.
SangBeo Aug 22 @ 1:34am 
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blencriz Aug 20 @ 5:00am 
reminds me of risk of rain :D must have

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スターゲイザー Aug 12 @ 9:57am 
I need this in my life.
ashigarusann Jul 25 @ 9:30pm 
It is good.
It seems to be interesting.
✥Eridian Goddess✥ Jul 23 @ 3:45pm 
Absolutely beautiful! Hurry up and get this gem in the store steam <3 WTB!
KezzieZ Jul 18 @ 9:24pm 
This looks like it will be so much fun! I wish I had heard of it sooner. The designs look great, too.
{HMB} Crazy Steve Jul 14 @ 6:31pm 
I'd buy it.
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