Hyper Light Drifter Launches This Summer on Switch

Hyper Light Drifter Launches This Summer on Switch - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 21 March 2018 / 775 Views

Heart Machine announced the pixelated action RPG Hyper Light Drifter will launch this summer on the Nintendo Switch. it is currently available on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC.

Here is an overview of the game:

Echoes of a dark and violent past resonate throughout a savage land, steeped in treasure and blood. Hyper Light Drifter is an action adventure RPG in the vein of the best 16­bit classics, with modernized mechanics and designs on a much grander scale.

Drifters of this world are the collectors of forgotten knowledge, lost technologies and broken histories. Our Drifter is haunted by an insatiable illness, traveling further into the lands of Buried Time, hoping to discover a way to quiet the vicious disease.

Key Features:

  • From each character to subtle background elements, everything is lovingly hand-animated.
  • Easy to pick up, difficult to master; enemies are vicious and numerous, hazards will easily crush your frail body, and friendly faces remain rare.
  • Upgrade weapons, learn new skills, discover equipment and traverse a dark, detailed world with branching paths and secrets abound.

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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4 Comments

Azuren (on 21 March 2018)

This is unfortunate for Switch owners, as their controllers are more expensive to replace.


mZuzek (on 21 March 2018)

Great. Not sure why it didn't show up in the nindies showcase, but great. One of the best indie games I've played in recent years, if not ever.


reviniente (on 21 March 2018)

Excellent news for Switch owners. This game is epic.


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