The gorgeous hyper-stylized indie game, Hyper Light Drifter, will be arriving on PC and Mac March 31st.
Created by Heart Machine, Hyper Light Drifter plays within the style of 8-bit and 16-bit games of days past. Instead of relying on pixel art’s nostalgia to win over fans, however, Drifter’s artists have elevated the medium. Much like the Dogme 95 films, Heart Machine found inspiration from working within set boundaries. The game is one of the prettiest pixel-stylized that I’ve ever seen, and along with an equally impressive soundtrack immediately sets the tone for the story. You can see and hear what I’m speaking about in the new trailer below.
No exact release date for a console version of Hyper Light Drifter has been announced, but stay tuned and we’ll keep you posted!