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Hyper Light Drifter's combat mode is beautifully punishing

Hyper Light Drifter's combat mode is a solo or co-op evil-beast explosion – it begins in a training room lined with dummy targets, and a seafoam platform that recharges your magic. A door etched in rune-like symbols waits at the end of the room. Behind it, when you're ready, lies an arena...

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Hyper Light Drifter scales up development, closed beta set for June

Heart Machine's stylish action-RPG Hyper Light Drifter is gunning for a closed beta release in June, its developers announced via Kickstarter. While the full version of Hyper Light Drifter was originally set to launch in June, Heart Machine has since decided to scale up the game in response to...

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Crowdfund Bookie, October 2013: Two is greater than 58

The Crowdfund Bookie crunches data from select successful Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns that ended during the week and produces pretty charts for you to look at. The month of October saw 172,360 people pledge $7,361,713 towards 42 successful Kickstarter and Indiegogo video game projects. To...

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Hyper Light Drifter's combat encourages cunning and grace

Hyper Light Drifter, the Zelda-like 2D RPG from Heart Machine, offers up a pre-alpha demonstration of its combat mechanics. Not only do we get a taste of gun-and-swordplay, but we're also given a look at some special abilities and the dodge mechanic that appears to be so invaluable when dealing...

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Crowdfund Bookie: Hyper Light Drifter is the post-apocalyptic Zelda

The Crowdfund Bookie crunches data from select successful Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns that ended during the week and produces pretty charts for you to look at. A post-apocalyptic, Zelda-like action game and a reboot of a beloved brawler were both funded this this week, as the Kickstarter...

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Hyper Light Drifter adds PS4 and PS Vita to its launch platforms

Hyper Light Drifter, the alluring RPG project pitched as a blend of The Legend of Zelda and Diablo, has added PS4 and PS Vita to its list of launch platforms, an update on the Kickstarter page reads. Anyone who pledged $15 or more can choose PS4 or PS Vita as their preferred platform; those who...

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'Hyper Light Drifter' pitched as a blend of Zelda and Diablo

Alex Preston's Hyper Light Drifter is a beautifully pixelated 2D action RPG being made in collaboration with Samurai Gunn programmer Beau Blyth, with tunes by Fez composer Disasterpiece, aka Rich Vreeland. Hyper Light Drifter is set in a post-apocalyptic future in which players assume the role...

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