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PPR Presents Play Play: Hyper Light Drifter

he Legend of Zelda: A Link to The Past is one of most influential games in history, a masterpiece that will stand the test of time as one of the iconic showcases of game design. As such, it’s only natural that it would inspire the generation of games that followed its prime, and one day, there’s going to be a game that will outshine it.

Hyper Light Drifter isn’t that game mind you, but God Damn is it ever close to accomplishing that.

George takes full command in this edition of Play Play where plays through the beginning of Heart Machine’s love letter to ALTTP, and goes on about the delicately brilliant nuances to this title’s ebb and flow, and hauntingly beautiful Éric Chahi-like pixel animation, and art. 

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GDC 14: Mixing it up at the IGN Indie Mixer

s Rob Rich and I slogged our way through the doors of IGN and wrestled with the possibility of being trapped within a malfunctioning elevator, our spirit was never the less indomitable as we excitedly approached the fourth floor with glee—for above us, lay dozens of games presented by their respective teams, ripe for the playing.

With a fist full of beer and poncy wine, I walked into the lion’s den, and left with anticipation for an incredible batch of games slated for release in 2014, these titles stood out particularly to me.

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