Dark Light is a Sci-fi 2D action-platformer, metroidvania, souls-like game. Explore the apocalypse cyberpunk world full of supernatural beings, some of them are only visible in the light source of your drones. Kill, gain, upgrade, get stronger in the dark world!
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Mostly Positive (176) - 77% of the 176 user reviews for this game are positive. (77% of 176) All Time
Release Date:
May 8, 2020

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“We would love to engage the community and receive players feedback ASAP. We believe this will help us understand the market. Players suggestions and advice will help us improve the game during the development process.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We are aiming to release the full game within 1 year after the EA release. However, it will also depend on how we are taking players suggestions and advices to shaping the game.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“The full game will have at least 4 unique worlds with multiple sections in each world. 25+ weapons with none linear upgrading option, 20+ types of enemies, several more unique bosses, two more vendors open in town. Generally speaking, we are planning to deliver a complete game with much richer content compare to EA version.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The current EA version (updated on 26 Jan 2021) of Dark Light includes 80% of planed game mechanic and around 70% of game content. Players will be exploring within three unique worlds, which include multiple sections in each world. We have also released 18 weapons in total, which include 7 range weapons, 6 melee weapons, 3 throwable weapons and 2 drones. around 17 types of enemies, 7 bosses. Players will also be enjoying collecting currency, stones and elemental gems, trading and upgrading weapons dynamically, also gradually upgrade the character.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“Besides discount and promotion, the price will remain the same during EA period. However, upon final release, we are planning to slightly increase the price by 20% to 25%.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We are aiming to build a positive and friendly community with our players.
Players can easily reach us through Steam community, Discord, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, just feel free to use your favourite social media tools.
We’ll encourage discussion, take good opinions and advise from it to reflect them in our game development.
We’ll also constantly check player message, answer questions and help to solve issues.”
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About This Game

Dark Light is a Sci-fi action-platformer with unique game-play. Explore apocalypse cyberpunk world full of supernatural beings. Encounter and defeat creatures of darkness which are invisible to the naked eye, detected only with the light source of your drone. Experience the horror and feel their presence as they surround you.

As a Dark Hunter you were dropped into a wrecked world. To survive, you need to equip yourself, fight through your way, collecting ‘shards’ from killing super nature creatures to reinforce your energy. Through surviving, you will explore the mysterious dark zones of the apocalypse world.

  • Cinematic quality graphic, detailed characters and environment design, vivid animation with lush visual effect.

  • Challenging combat, souls-like combat system. You must time your attacks, use your dodge and parry the enemy for maximum damage.

  • Variety of range, melee, throwable weapons, and unique items, multiple ways to upgrade weapons, special equipment and player to shape your own character skills.

  • Non-linear map structure for you to choose your own path to explore the dark zones, encounter horrifying supernatural enemies, fearsome bosses, and friendly NPC, fight with invisible creatures that only can be seen in special light source.

  • Detect invisible enemies and reveal hidden path with special light source from your drone.

  • Play the game in classic PIXEL MODE!

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

Animated Blood
Blood and Gore

System Requirements

Mac OS X
    • OS: Widows 7+
    • Processor: Intel Core i3-2100 / AMD® FX-6300
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 560
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    • OS: Mac OS 10.15.4Sierra
    • Processor: 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M
    • Storage: 3 GB available space

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