Hyper Light Drifter gets a release date and new trailer

Hyper Light Drifter gets a release date and new trailer

Indie studio Heart Machine will be releasing Hyper Light Drifter on 31 March for the PC.

After a few delays the game is finally coming out after raising $645,158 on Kickstarter in 2013. The Steam page is also now live ahead of the game’s launch.

The game is a 2D action RPG with a classic 8-bit and 16-bit feel with some lovely looking vibrant environments and fast-paced combat. A new trailer is now available along with the system requirements which are detailed below.

Game Information

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.

  • 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.

System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7 and above
  • Processor: 1.2 ghz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 512 mb video memory
  • DirectX: Version 10
  • Storage: 2 GB available space
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