Hyper Light Drifter is an upcoming 2D role-playing action video game by Heart Machine, developed for Microsoft Windows, Linux, OS X, PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Wii U, and Ouya platforms. The game is a combination of two games: Diablo and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past.
The exact release date of the game has not been revealed yet. The expected initial release date is 2016.
Hyper Light Drifter release date: 2016
If you are stuck in some level in Hyper Light Drifter, you will need the help of a walkthrough to get out of the situation. Hyper Light Drifter walkthroughs are available on the Internet, both in the form of a video as well as text. Walkthroughs can help you with unlocking different achievements and progressing through story quickly.
Hyper Light Drifter is a 2D role playing action video game which focuses on combat and deep exploration. Players take control of an unknown Drifter who must attack dungeons, scavenge loot, and survive in the challenging landscape. The Drifter has various skills, gun and sword combo allow for quick action both at close range as well as at a distance.
The game is played from a top down perspective and uses platform style action throughout different stages that are navigated by foot and short range teleportation. Players face a wide range of enemies with various types of weapons ranging from direct fire shots to indirect fire projectiles and swords. Difficulty level changes as both the skill level of enemy and number of enemies grow. When the Drifter faces powerful enemies, he relies on his most powerful weapons which are powered by rare batteries found throughout his exploration.
Hyper Light Drifter is heavily influenced in its gameplay and development by two popular games: Diablo and The Legend of Zelda. The game is based on skill that focuses more on player’s quick thinking, control, and reflexes. While the common features of a role playing game are present, for example, stat boosts and character growth, the game is all about skill.
Hyper Light Drifter Trailer shows the high impact swordplay and displays some of the bosses that are featured in the game. The game still looks as stunning as ever. It is still a captivating and the most inspired pixel art featured in an indie style game to date.
We can almost see the stories being told during the small details in the atmosphere. The gameplay environment looks quite enriched with a legend that players will probably get to discover all through their journeys in the game and it’s all highlighted with real-time, intense combat, dynamic action and shooting, and a fast paced hack-and-slash gameplay.