Hotline Miami is a game that I think has all the right ingredients working together perfectly: the tight controls, the flexible gameplay, the deliberately lo-fi graphics -- but most of all, the absolutely banging soundtrack which you can now purchase on Steam. While you're at it, the game itself is on sale for $5.
From the woozy dub of Sun Araw's "Horse Steppin" to Jasper Byrne's squelchy electro-pop "Hotline," the soundtrack to Hotline Miami was one of the best of the year. You can already hear all 21 tracks on Soundcloud, but I want those MP3s on my iPod to liven up my morning commute.
Now if you'll excuse me, I'm off to play the soundtrack at high volumes and worry that a man in a pig mask is going to burst through my door and bludgeon me to death with a baseball bat....
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12:45 PM on 03.04.2015