Hyper Light Drifter

Nintendo announces three more indies for the Switch, including an oft-requested classic

Nintendo announces three more indies for the Switch, including an oft-requested classic

Ron Duwell

Nintendo rolled out a celebration this week for indie games, proclaiming that the Switch has become a bastion for up-and-coming developers and hinting that there is still plenty more to come. Sales are strong, the library is huge, and in addition to pointing out the ten best-selling indie games in the console, Nintendo also introduced three more indie favorites that will be added to the...

Hyper Light Drifter now plays at 60fps, devs worked 155k lines of code to do it

Hyper Light Drifter now plays at 60fps, devs worked 155k lines of code to do it

Joey Davidson

When Hyper Light Drifter launched for the PC, it played at 30fps. A gorgeous 30fps, mind you, but that’s a frame rate some gamers are frustrated with, especially on the PC platform. Back when it launched, developer Heart Machine recognized the 30fps mark and said that it would take a ton of work to get the game running at 60fps. Flash forward to right now, roughly six months since the...