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Average Player Score Based on 74 ratings
7
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Score Breakdown Based on 74 ratings
  1. 10 (11)
  2. 9 (20)
  3. 8 (12)
  4. 7 (11)
  5. 6 (3)
  6. 5 (4)
  7. 4 (1)
  8. 3 (2)
  9. 2 (0)
  10. 1 (10)

What Gamespot Users have to say about Hyper Light Drifter

  • Rating:9

    Beautiful, Tough, and Amazing

    Challenging video games may be something of an acquired taste, but as I have gone through many different games from various different genres, I've realized it is a taste well worth acquiring. I waited for Hyper Light Dri... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    Its pixel art raised the bar for indies, but its optional content is frustrating and its gameplay is simplistic.

    INTRO:Pixel artwork is a labour of love that can be difficult for others to appreciate if they do not realize how much effort has to go into it. Nevertheless, there are people who will undertake such a project, and there... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5

    Interesting artwork but clunky gameplay and story build-up

    For those who like the pixelated artwork: there is a lot to gaze at. Despite this look not being my cup of tea I don't consider it an ugly game. Suddenly seeing a giant skeleton being part of the landscape is indeed quit... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:1

    An absolutely awful game

    The in this game are so bad you can't even tell what's what half the time. 9/10? Come on now. Get real! i wasted $20 on this garbage. id like a refund but i should be asking it from gamespot. Even my kids said this game ... Read Full Review

    1 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Bringing me back

    Much has been said about Hyper Light, therefore not much else is need. Alex Preston has done an incredible job of recreating a 2d 8bit world, full of beauty. The game will challenge you, and force you to replay specific... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5

    Inspired only on the surface, can't really go deep in almost any aspect

    Catchy graphics and environments, but the excitement doesn't last long. Poor gameplay, exploration and overall experience.1. Passable combat system, nothing special; its lack of variability lead to repetetive fights, whi... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:1

    gamespot please stop this nonsense

    I have been an avid visitor of GAMESPOT for years, but in the recent years, I have noted that they are extremely loose at throwing scores such a 9 to those: horrible cheap graphic, short, boring games.I mean, I bought s... Read Full Review

    5 of 11 users found the following review helpful