Adi Shankar is on a gaming roll lately. After producing the superb Netflix Castlevania series, he grabbed the TV rights for Devil May Cry, with the promise that “the jabronis in Hollywood can’t fuck this one up.” Now Shankar has his sights set on one thing a lot lower-profile – the 2016 indie favorite, Hyper Light Drifter.
He’s working alongside game director Alx Preston to convey the collection to life, however it seems like the variation continues to be very early within the planning levels. Together, they’re reaching out to writers for the collection, and figuring out precisely how one can signify the game’s foreboding overtones and creative fashion within the collection.
Apparently, even the concept of whether or not or not the present could have dialogue continues to be up within the air. “There’s still a question of how much dialogue we really have, if any,” Preston tells Polygon. “Could it be a more silent series or would we have voice acting? Considering Hyper Light was wordless, there’s an idea there of how much that would carry over to to a show.”
Preston does make crucial promise: “We’re going to make it cool.”
Expect a protracted wait earlier than listening to extra on the Hyper Light Drifter adaptation, as these tasks are likely to spend a very long time within the growth phases.
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Solar Ash Kingdom is the subsequent game from Hyper Light Drifter studio Heart Machine. It shares the earlier game’s aesthetics and setting, however will inform an unrelated story in a completely 3D world.