ACTIONTRIP NEWS RSS
LOGIN | REGISTER
USER     PASSWORD  
 Forgot username or password? Click here.
Zelda + Diablo = Hyper Light Drifter


Stop by Kickstarter if you wish to offer your financial support to a 2D action RPG called Hyper Light Drifter, which is presented itself as a tribute to 8-bit and 16-bit classics, "with modernized mechanics and designs on a much grander scale." Before you go all knowledgeable on the subject, no, this isn't from Fez creator Phil Fisher, even though there's an obvious similarity in the art style as well as the overall design. The only parallel that can be drawn between the two games is composer Rich Vreeland who created the soundtrack for Fez and will be making music for this one as well.

The semi-pixelated retro-style RPG is being described as a mix between The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past and Diablo.

Here's a bit more about what you'll be able to do in the game:

  • Rip through enemies with responsive, fun combat; engaging and brutal. Upgrade weapons, discover new equipment and trek deeper than ever.
  • Traverse a dark, detailed and interconnected world with alternate paths and secret loot. Miyazaki films have taught me that beautiful animation and design add life to a world. From characters to background elements, everything is lovingly crafted while I hum show-tunes and squint suspiciously at the flickering pixels until they perform as intended.
  • A challenge - The game is accessible and easy to pick up, but difficult to master and complete; enemies and hazards become more vicious and numerous, so players must use clever tactics to avoid death. (Some yell hurtful phrases at players simply to bring tears to the cereal bowl below.)


submit to reddit


3 post(s)
Reader Comments
Whisky Sep 13 2013, 12:29 pm EDT
Call me when it's $2.99 on Steam
Vader [STAFF] Sep 13 2013, 01:10 pm EDT
I'll call you. Give me your number.
jungi Sep 13 2013, 05:52 pm EDT
nostalgic man-child games
COMMENTS PAGE 1




POST A COMMENT
Username:
Password:




SEND THIS PAGE TO A FRIEND
Easily fill in your friends' emails to send them this page.
 
 
BACK TO TOP
TOP VIDEOS
VOTING POLL

Game of the Year 2014 - People's Choice

Wildstar
Bayonetta 2
Wolfenstein: The New Order
Dragon Age: Inquistion
Broken Age - Act 1
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
South Park: The Stick of Truth
Legend of Grimrock II
Never Alone
Far Cry 4
Bravely Default
Titanfall
Dark Souls II
Sunset Overdrive
Divinity: Original Sin
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
Monument Valley
The Vanishing of Ethan Carter
Infamous Second Son
Assassin's Creed Rogue
Assassin's Creed Unity
Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor
World of WarCraft: Warlords of Draenor
Mario Kart 8
The Crew
Super Smash Bros.
The Wolf Among Us
Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments
The Walking Dead Season 2
Valiant Hearts
Watch Dogs
Destiny
The Evil Within
Diablo III: Reaper of Souls
Alien Isolation
FIFA 15
Madden 15
PES 2015
NBA 2K15
Goat Simulator
Child of Light
» view results
» view poll archives
TOP SCREENSHOTS
Deus Ex: Human RevolutionStarCraft II: Legacy of the VoidFar Cry 4Sunset Overdrive
 
 
TOP COMICS
Bizarre CreedStar Wars: Rebirth of the True FanComplex Storiness of Destinies
 
TOP BABES
Three days ago

monitoring_string = "eff2d707bb70db01fa83ebd63e0c5947"