New post on my tumblr: polygondotcom: The cold comfort of Hyper Light Drifter I’m…

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polygondotcom:

The cold comfort of Hyper Light Drifter

I’m drifting up a mountain made of pixels, climbing an ascending maze of brightly-colored craggy cliffs against a melancholy chiptune soundtrack.

I’m playing Hyper Light Drifter, the upcoming action role-playing game from indie developer Heart Machine. The game is a love letter to retro SNES games, all the way down to the comforting old-school soundtrack with its minimalistic tones. Hyper Light Drifter is somewhere between thatgamecompany’s Journey, Studio Ghibli film Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind and a game pulled straight out of the 90s.

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