Hyper Light Drifter sort of burst onto the scene in 2016 as an indie gem of the year. Featuring a brutal combat system, a fantastic soundtrack and a visual style that was as distinct as it was beautiful. Seriously, nothing looks or feels quite like Hyper Light Drifter. Which makes this little nugget of news all the more interesting. It was announced by the director of that game that he would be working on an animated television adaption of Hyper Light Drifter with the help of producer Adi Shankar, whose works you may have seen in the past. Castlevania on Netflix ring a bell? Shankar produced that. He’s also the guy working on the up and coming Devil May Cry and Assassin’s Creed animated adaptions.
Of course, the question on how to adapt something that received so much praise for a
There are still a lot of questions up in the air about how exactly this adaption will play out, but Preston did make one promise to the fans of the game: “(They) will make it cool”. Going off of Shankar’s Castlevania adaption and the faith creators seemingly have with him using their intellectual properties, I have hope that the Hyper Light Drifted animated series could be something special. No release date or platform
Last Updated: March 29, 2019