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Hyper Light Drifter

Rating Summary

Based on 59 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

84

Top Critic Average

86%

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General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Jul 26, 2016
Xbox OneJul 26, 2016
Wii U2016
PCMar 31, 2016

Developer: Heart Machine

Genre: Adventure

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.

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Hyper Light Drifter Reviews

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Hyper Light Drifter is a gorgeous, trendy hunk of stylish old-school sensibilities mated with the iconic hues of pixelated indie charm. It's a return to simpler control schemes, building on sound mechanical fundamentals rather than trying to wow with new ways of interaction within each and every checkpoint. Though its wordless storytelling took some of the thrill out of completing the campaign, Hyper Light Drifter is a joy to play, (and replay in the new game plus mode) its mechanical excellence and stylish veneer.

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Stylish, beautiful, and uncompromising, Hyper Light Drifter is as rewarding as it is frustrating.

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Heart Machine's slash-'em-up is punishing and precise - and incredibly beautiful.

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