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Hyper Light Drifter

Heart Machine
Mar 31, 2016 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Wii U, PC, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5
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OpenCritic Rating

84

Top Critic Average

86%

Critics Recommend

PC Gamer
78 / 100
Eurogamer
Recommended
IGN
7.6 / 10
Easy Allies
4 / 5
Metro GameCentral
8 / 10
Game Informer
9.5 / 10
GameSpot
9 / 10
Polygon
8.5 / 10
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Critic Reviews for Hyper Light Drifter

Stylish, beautiful, and uncompromising, Hyper Light Drifter is as rewarding as it is frustrating.

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Heart Machine's slash-'em-up is punishing and precise - and incredibly beautiful.

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Hyper Light Drifter is a gorgeous, trendy hunk of stylish old-school sensibilities mated with the iconic hues of pixelated indie charm. It's a return to simpler control schemes, building on sound mechanical fundamentals rather than trying to wow with new ways of interaction within each and every checkpoint. Though its wordless storytelling took some of the thrill out of completing the campaign, Hyper Light Drifter is a joy to play, (and replay in the new game plus mode) its mechanical excellence and stylish veneer.

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Metro GameCentral

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8 / 10
Metro GameCentral

Beautiful presentation and an intriguing open world environment, but the misjudged difficultly level is just too punishing.

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Hyper Light Drifter sticks with you long after the final boss, thanks to its impressive wealth of secrets, amazing soundtrack, and mysterious world

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The stunning Hyper Light Drifter is a masterful mix of exploration and combat.

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Hyper Light Drifter deftly mixes contemplative moments with breakneck action

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Hyper Light Drifter is out today on Nintendo Switch

Hyper Light Drifter is out today on Nintendo Switch



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