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Understand Hyper Light Drifter's Lore In A Minute

by Elise Favis on Jun 25, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Hyper Light Drifter is a gorgeous and enthralling game that released earlier this year, but it's safe to say that its storytelling is ambiguous. YouTube show Lore In A Minute!, which gives a rundown of several franchises' histories and backstories, hopes to enlighten you on exactly what's going on in the game. 

What happened to this once beautiful land? Can it be restored to its former glory? What is your role in this story? To better understand the answers to these questions, watch the video below.

For more on Hyper Light Drifter, read our interview with the developer Heart Machine about what makes the game difficult and how it's not a roguelike. Also be sure to check out this SNES-styled collector's edition of the game.