Devolver Digital and Dennaton Games' forthcoming title Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number made headlines yesterday after the Australian Classification Board made the decision to refuse the game classification, effectively banning its sales and distribution in the region.
A concerned Hotline Miami supporter living in Australia named Max Cartwright reached out to Jonatan Söderström of Dennaton in an email to share his concerns about the Classification Board's decision and to ask if there were alternative methods to acquire the game.
"Please, if there is any way for me to pay you directly for a copy of your game, I would be delighted," he said via email. "Perhaps you could send me a copy of your game and I could donate to your Paypal? Just give me options!"
Söderström responded by saying, "If it ends up not being released in Australia, just pirate it after release. No need to send us any money, just enjoy the game!" Devolver's Fork Parker verified the authenticity of the email over Twitter in this exchange with Polygon's Ben Kuchera.... read more