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Hyper Light Drifter
Genre: Action, Adventure, RPG
Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux
Languages: English
Sep 13, 2013 @ 2:47pm
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)
Sep 17, 2013 @ 11:27am
Switch to a proper Greenlight page
May 11, 2014 @ 1:10am
Looks awesome!
Sep 20, 2013 @ 12:14am
It will have xbox 360 controller support :)
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Jeopardy ITA Jun 9, 2017 @ 7:39am 
Good bye Green Light And welcome steam direct.

RuKi Jun 9, 2017 @ 4:06am 
good game
Zext May 7, 2017 @ 5:36pm 
Jeopardy ITA Apr 3, 2017 @ 2:24pm 
This game is Avaiable in Steam Store. :fhappy:
⎛⎝✪HikiGaya✪⎠⎞ Apr 3, 2017 @ 10:32am 
Jeopardy ITA Feb 13, 2016 @ 11:50am 
This game is Awesome :fhappy:

Nice Work :hoji_surprised:
Don'tFeedTheGoat Feb 6, 2015 @ 9:39pm 
What's the hold up? Why isn't this Greenlit yet? C'mon Gaben.
larrybarrymo Jan 29, 2015 @ 8:29am 
Ja man bald kommt es! cant wait for it ;)
Aquaclaw Jan 28, 2015 @ 5:21am 
Wow, This looks great! hope it gets through!:terraria:
Leafly Jan 24, 2015 @ 9:25pm 
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