Tag Archives: Hyper Light Drifter
Mon, Nov 04, 2013 | 23:35 GMT
Heart Machine has released the first combat video for its upcoming “Zelda meets Dark Souls meets Diablo” Hyper Light Drifter. It lasts about three minutes and showcases a pre-alpha that easily looks like a final release, thanks in no small part to Disasterpeace’s wonderful ambient music.
Fri, Oct 11, 2013 | 05:58 BST
Retro 2D action RPG Hyper Light Drifter has smashed past its $550,000 Wii U release stretch goal just five days after adding it. The project’s next stretch goal is $600,000; Heart Machine hasn’t figured out what it is yet, but in a Kickstarter update it mentioned a number of creatives interested in contributing to the project. The campaign has 38 hours remaining at time of writing. Hyper Light Drifter is coming to Linux, Mac, Ouya, PC, PlayStation 4 and Vita as well as Wii U.
Sat, Oct 05, 2013 | 18:48 BST
Hyper Light Drifter developer Alex Preston has added a Wii U stretch goal to the Kickstarter campaign for his 2D action RPG. The game is already set to release on PS4 and Vita alongside its PC, Mac, Ouya and Linux counterparts in June 2014. Should the project hit $550,000 – and with 7 days left it’s looking rather likely – the game have Wii U added to the release sku. At press time, 17,816 backers have pledged $452,241 towards the project, literally smashing the original $27,000 goal to dust. Thanks, rumrod.
Wed, Oct 02, 2013 | 20:42 BST
Valve has announced it has greenlit 31 more titles through its Steam Greenlight service. You can view the entire list below, and each will be released independently in the weeks or months ahead, as development is completed.
Wed, Sep 18, 2013 | 20:53 BST
With 23 days to go Hyper Light Drifter has slammed its Kickstarter goal 9,683 backers donating $226,801 – well over the project’s $27,000 goal. This means the title developer Alex Preston describes as containing the best parts of A Link to the Past and Diablo, will now release on PS4 and Vita alongside its PC, Mac and Linux counterparts in June 2014. Check it out through the link.
Fri, Sep 13, 2013 | 02:49 BST
Described by its developer Alex Preston as being like the best bits of A Link to the Past and Diablo, Hyper Light Drifter seeks to capture the feeling of the “best 8-bit and 16-bit classics, with modernized mechanics and designs on a much grander scale”. “Inspired by nightmare and dreams alike” the game, targeting a Windows, Mac and Linux release in June 2014. It already looks and sound absolutely incredible.