Hyper Light Drifter - Special Edition for Nintendo Switch

Hyper Light Drifter - Special Edition

Sep 6, 2018
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Developer: Abylight
Content Rating: Teen


Drift up in a mysterious world to find a cure for a deadly illness... traverse a dark, detailed land with vicious enemies and secrets abound. The wait is over, the worldwide acclaimed game Hyper Light Drifter is finally here with this impressive Special Edition! Runs at 60fps, includes new exclusive content and all the previously released remastered for a perfectly inmersive gaming experience to play anywhere. Explore a beautiful, vast and ruined world riddled with dangers and lost technologies. 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.

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15 Reviews
Tom BainesSep 25, 2018
Hyper Light Drifter's a tough game and for that, it won't be for everyone. But if it already has your interest, your admiration, or your love, then it has – all hyperbole aside – found a perfect home on the Nintendo Switch.
Justin SharpNov 15, 2018
Hyper Light Drifter is simply a must-play title. The Nintendo Switch version features a few exclusive features so in my mind, it’s the ‘definitive version’ at this point. While I initially had some frame-rate issues (some in single-player mode, while most were in the co-op mode), the 1.2.0 patch on the Nintendo Switch helped out tremendously. I didn’t recall any issues after the patch.
Dan N. ScarboroughSep 28, 2018
We don’t remember any game that is built on this level of pure abstraction, without the crucial foundation of explicit exposition beneath it. The traditional narrative structures are replaced with moods, but those contemplative quiet moments are intertwined with a constant breakneck, pitch-perfect action. Getting those two elements to not only coexist but thrive together is a needle that Hyper Light Drifter confidently threads.

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