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Hyper Light Drifter now on track for spring 2016


Still looks superb
Aug 25
 
Heart Machine has settled on a spring 2016 release for its lovely action-RPG Hyper Light Drifter. Windows and Mac versions will come first, then consoles "as quickly as possible." Certification for the latter takes extra time...




Hyper Light Drifter developer says resolution 'doesn't matter' for 2D games


What do you think?
Nov 17
 
Hyper Light Drifter looks pretty rad, and part of that is due to the cool looking 2D style. Recently developer Alex Preston responded to a question regarding a 1080p resolution for the game, and had this to say, "Our game is ...




Hyper Light Drifter preview extended until October 31


It's not too late to try it out for yourself
Oct 10
 
You may remember that Hyper Light Drifter's three-day preview for backers at the $25 tier and up was rescheduled to run from October 3rd through the 5th. That brief window has been extended until the end of October, giving Dr...




Curious about Hyper Light Drifter? Why not play it this weekend?


Limited preview build keys shipping out soon
Sep 24
 
[Update: Heart Machine has pushed back the preview build to next weekend, October 3 - 5.] As we've previously reported, Heart Machine's gorgeous-looking 2D ARPG Hyper Light Drifter is being pushed back until the end of 2014, ...




Hyper Light Drifter probably won't be out until early 2015


Hyper Light Drifter? I hardly even know her!
Apr 16
 
Heart Machine pushed back its wildly anticipated Hyper Light Drifter from the previous June 2014 release to the end of 2014. Heart Machine's Alex Preston, talking to Jonathan Holmes at PAX, explained that, while they're stil...




Hyper Light Drifter's co-op mode will have you dying over and over


And over and over
Apr 11
 
Hyper Light Drifter is on the top of a lot of people's lists of most anticipated games. For good reason, too. The quick-paced, action-RPG with a retro aesthetic looks like it's going to be an absolute pleasure to play. I...




Hyper Light Drifter is gorgeous and punishing


Developers of Retro Action-RPG talk influnces and development
Mar 18
 
In recent times it seems as though games in 'retro-style' are on the rise. Perhaps this is nostalgia at work for a bygone era of gaming, or maybe there's an endearing spirit and honesty from gaming's past that still...




Here's some info on how Hyper Light Drifter is going to play


Here's hoping the gameplay is as good as the visuals
Mar 14
 
Hyper Light Drifter was one of the rare successful Kickstarters from 2013 that wasn't a reboot or a known developer looking for funds. Its eye-catching art style was a big draw and little by little we're getting more info ab...




Bittersweet: Hyper Light Drifter pushed back


'We're all working as hard as we can within reason'
Feb 03
 
The team behind Hyper Light Drifter has set a new release schedule and, yep, you know what's coming: this is yet another Kickstarter project that's grown large enough in scope to necessitate a delay. Backers will get to ...




Hyper Light Drifter combat video looks and sounds so good


Beauty in motion
Nov 02
 
Hyper Light Drifter, the recently Kickstarted action RPG, has released a new combat video and by gosh is it stunning. The animation is incredibly fluid and the music, courtesy of Disasterpeace, is somber enough to contrast t...




Hyper Light Drifter coming to the Wii U too


Another stretch goal hit with less than 48 hours to go
Oct 11
 
I'm pretty sure everyone on the Destructoid staff is excited for Hyper Light Drifter. Ever since that reveal trailer we've been keeping a steady eye on the progress of the game. They've been hitting their stretch goals steadi...




Hyper Light Drifter also headed to PS4 and PS Vita


And potentially much more, at this rate
Sep 18
 
As I wrote before, Heart Machine's 2D action-RPG Hyper Light Drifter has left quite the impression on me, and that's not changed. What has changed is the game's Kickstarter campaign, which doesn't show signs of slowing down. ...




I like everything I've seen about Hyper Light Drifter


So far, so good
Sep 12
 
Enough Kickstarter links come in that, on average, it probably takes a good 15 seconds for me to scan a pitch and know if it's something I want to share. In the case of Hyper Light Drifter, my reaction was instantaneous -- I...








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