Heart Machine, the indie studio which introduced us Hyper Light Drifter, has lastly introduced its follow-up: Solar Ash Kingdom. We’ve received little element moreover the beautiful 3D visuals on show within the debut trailer, however it bears fairly a little bit of stylistic similarity to the earlier game – proper right down to the ethereal soundtrack offered by Disasterpeace.
The studio’s Alx Preston tells IGN that Solar Ash Kingdom will stand other than Hyper Light Drifter because of “a whole new set of incredible tech and key innovation.” Preston additionally says that “we strive to tell a beautiful story through our world, the atmosphere, our characters and even our gameplay – each aspect of our games are painstakingly considered – which requires a large investment of time.”
Solar Ash Kingdom is just not a direct sequel to Hyper Light Drifter, although it does happen in the identical universe and shares “some of the HLD blood,” in accordance with tweets from Heart Machine. Additionally, because the trailer implies, it’ll be a full 3D title with a third-person digital camera.
You can take a look at the debut trailer under.
The emblem on the finish means that this one is just coming to the Epic retailer. Publisher Annapurna Interactive is working with Epic on one other upcoming unique within the Journey PC port.
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At this level, we’ve received no concrete data on when the game is coming, and given how lengthy the watch for Hyper Light Drifter was, we are able to in all probability anticipate Solar Ash Kingdom to be a very long time coming, too.