Hyper Light Drifter Alternatives

    Hyper Light Drifter is described as '2D Action RPG in the vein of the best 8-bit and 16-bit classics, with modernized mechanics and designs on a much grander scale'. There are eight games similar to Hyper Light Drifter for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Steam, Mac, Linux and Xbox. The best alternative is Nuclear Throne. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Utilizer Deluxe. Other Hyper Light Drifter like games are Enter the Gungeon (Paid), God's Trigger (Paid), Teleglitch (Paid) and World to the West (Paid).

    This page was last updated Sep 13, 2020

    1. Nuclear Throne is an action roguelike-like about mutants that spend their workdays trying to fight for the throne in a post-apocalyptic world.
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    2. Enter the Gungeon is a bullet hell dungeon crawler following a band of misfits seeking to shoot, loot, dodge roll and table-flip their way to personal absolution by reaching the legendary Gungeon’s ultimate treasure: the gun that can kill the past.
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      When an Angel and a Demon team up to kill their way into Heaven and stop the Apocalypse bullets are sure to fly and blood will be spilled.
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    3. Utilizer Deluxe is a mobile arcade space shooter mixed with a match 3 genre! Utilize fancy space monsters, fight with dangerous bosses, make color blocks combinations, upgrade your spaceship, complete all sectors and test your skills in the survival mode!
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      Teleglitch is a roguelike top-down shooter with pixel graphics. The game takes place in procedurally generated military research & training complex that has a different map every time you play.
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    4. World to the West is a pulpy, 3D action game styled after European adventure comics. Guide a group of 4 characters with individual skills and motivations that tie into the storyline.
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      AereA is an action RPG set in a world of music where you guide a party of instrumentalists, collecting music sheets to acquire skills on a journey to restore peace to the land.
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      RUINER is a brutal action shooter set in the year 2091 in the cyber metropolis Rengkok. A wired psychopath lashes out against a corrupt system to uncover the truth and retrieve his kidnapped brother under the guidance of a secretive hacker friend.
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