Finally, Heart Machine's award winning slash-'em-up arrives to iOS in the most polished and refined version yet, the Special Edition.
► Winner of the Audience Award and Excellence in Visual Art awards of the prestigious Independent Games Festival.
► 14 + nominations among the Best Visual Design, Best Audio and Best original Game categories.
► 9/10 Destructoid - A hallmark of excellence. There may be flaws, but they are negligible and won't cause massive damage.
► 9.5/10 Game Informer - The combination of soundtrack, art, and combat creates a rabbit hole worth your full exploration.
► Eurogamer Recommended - Heart Machine's slash-'em-up is punishing and precise - and incredibly beautiful.
► 9/10 GameSpot - It is more than simply pretty; Hyper Light Drifter uses its visuals to both guide and relax you. The grandest vistas calm your pulse between difficult, breathless combat sequences.
► 8.5 Polygon - Hyper Light Drifter deftly mixes contemplative moments with breakneck action.
► 5 Stars Darkstation - The top-down action-RPG Hyper Light Drifter is an amazing game: gorgeous, a fascinating world to explore, tight controls, beautiful music, and the faith in the player for you to figure things out on your own.
Echoes of a dark and violent past resonate throughout a savage land, steeped in treasure and blood. 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.
Hyper Light Drifter is an action adventure RPG in the vein of the best 16-bit classics, with modernized mechanics and designs on a much grander scale. Explore a beautiful, vast and ruined world riddled with dangers and lost technologies.
● 120 fps gameplay on iPad Pro / 60 fps on iPhone and iPad.
● Compatible with MFi controllers.
● Game Center achievements.
● Haptic Vibration.
● 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.
● Evocative soundtrack composed by Disasterpeace.
● All the content from the original game + more weapons, enemies and areas from the Special edition.
- Improved compatibility with iPhone 6 devices.
- Minor bug fixing.
Ratings and ReviewsSee All
amazing graphic, terrible hand feeling
I’ve been playing this game for about 3 hours so maybe the hand-feeling could change on later game, but it has already driven me crazy- the character we control can do some fast blink like Rock Man Zero which is pretty cool, but when he walks or stop drifting you can feel that he moves too lagged, like walking on the glue or muddy ground, and control him through dragging thumb on flat screen makes it worse... many times I don’t even know whether he’s following my lead or not ~ hope this can be adjusted.
Great game, but...
Loving this game so far, graphics, story telling all top notch, however the controls are either not responsive/laggy or just impossible to get it 100%each time, especially those special moves that require you to hit two buttons at once. Tapping both buttons with a thumb doesn’t work, must use individual fingers, then you get the issue with holding the mobile device. Needs a bit more work on that.
charming but obtuse
This is probably the most engaging game I’ve played on iOS. It’s beautiful, but unfortunately can be a little frustrating. Like the game’s map screen: it’s beautiful but not very good of showing what to do or where you are.
Definitely worth playing, a flawed diamond is still a diamond
- Abylight SL
- 851.9 MB
Requires iOS 12.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Apple TV.
English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish
- Age Rating
- Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
- Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
- Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
- © 2019 Abylight Studios SA licensed by Heart Machine, LLC. All rights reserved.
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