Hyper Light Drifter

Kyoto Wild announced as side project from Hyper Light Drifter developer

Hyper Light Drifter developer Teddy Diefenbach has announced Kyoto Wild, two-to-four player isometric weapon brawler, as his new side-project.

Hyper Light Drifter headlines

  • Hyper Light Drifter video shows detailed environments, combat, exploration

    Hyper Light Drifter, which was successfully funded through Kickstarter and greenlit on Steam, has a new video available in which the viewer is provided a look at the game’s stylized world and combat.

  • Hyper Light Drifter's first combat video is elegant and bloody

    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.

  • Hyper Light Drifter hits Wii U stretch goal, runs out of ideas

    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 […]

  • Hyper Light Drifter Wii U stretch goal added to Kickstarter

    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 […]

  • Valve has greenlit 31 more titles through Steam Greenlight

    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.

  • Hyper Light Drifter meets PS4 and Vita stretch goal on Kickstarter

    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, […]

  • Hyper Light Drifter Kickstarter launches with incredible pixel art and Disasterpiece music

    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 […]