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Hyper Light Drifter follow-up Solar Ash is out now

Heart Machine’s Solar Ash is out now, inviting players on a skating adventure to kill giant bosses. It’s a follow-up to their previous game, Hyper Light Drifter, but this time around they’ve swapped the 2D style for 3D, and are sending you out into a big open world. I’m very much looking forward to jumping into its lush and colourful alien landscapes. Oh, to be a sci-fi skater. Read more

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Solar Ash review: a stylish skate ’em up that could use more tricks

The folks over at Heart Machine have slid back into the fold with a game set in the same universe as their action-adventure debut Hyper Light Drifter. Except this time it’s not a top-down hack-and-slasher, but a stylish skate to save a civilisation on the brink of collapse. Solar Ash sees you flipping onto the backs of massive monsters and felling them like you’re performing athletic acupuncture. So yes, it does retain something from its predecessor, and that’s the element of cool. This is a cool game. One that excels when it lets you off the leash, only, that doesn’t…

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Hyper Light Drifter developer’s next game Solar Ash delayed to December

Solar Ash is the next action-y adventure from the folks behind Hyper Light Drifter, which they’ve described as “Super Mario Galaxy meets Shadow Of The Colossus, and sprinkle in a bit of Jet Set Radio.” It was coming up quite soon, and ranked on RPS’s list of best games in October to look forward to thanks to that colourful world and skater-like movement. The monthly list has taken a hit again, as there’s a bit longer to wait for it now. Heart Machine have just announced a delay, though fortunately a short one. Read more

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Solar Ash tasks you with saving your world from a massive black hole

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 25 February 2021 23:40 GMT During PlayStation’s State of Play broadcast, Annapurna Interactive and Heart Machine revealed new narrated gameplay for Solar Ash.Releasing for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5, as well as on PC via the Epic Game Store, Solar Ash is a 3D third-person action platformer filled with sunken cities, water shelves, dangerous lava zones, and more. Developed by the folks who brought you Hyper Light Drifter, Solar Ash has you taking on the role of a Voidrunner named Rei who traverses through the biomes in hopes of saving her homeworld from a black hole…