Hyper Light Drifter Is a Love Letter to Zelda/Metroidvania fans.
Hyper Light Drifter greets newcomers with a dark yet compelling intro cinematic. Four characters that almost resemble Idols light up, and an explosion happens which evidentially kills many creatures or humans. Suddenly, your main character appears in a flash as if homeboy learned instant transmission from goku. Skip ahead a few moments and your character wakes up next to a fire after battling dark creatures and reaching out for a purple crystal of some sort.
Most interesting part of it all is that the story is verbally silent. There is no dialogue. All conversations and story pieces are told through animations and pop up on-screen art. Not only is the main character silent, everyone is. Each characters story will be told in either an animation or beautiful pop up artwork without words. This leaves a lot of room for the mind to fill in the blanks which makes for an engaging story where different people can walk away with slightly difference experiences.</FINESSE>
- Wicked Sword: CHECK
- Wicked Gun: CHECK
- Dash Button: CHECK
- Cape: Check