dark        
 
 

#Hotline Miami

FRONT PAGE


 photo

Review: I Hate Running Backwards

Serious Sam might not be a household name, but that hasn’t stopped the guy from appearing in a crazy amount of games. Developer Croteam and publisher Devolver Digital have always had a fondness for the character and that has extended ...

 
 
 
 photo

Video game mashups to brighten up your day

I am fond of a video game mashup or two, so I was stoked when I heard 2 Mello (the composer for 2064: Read Only Memories) was releasing a Streets of Rage mashup album this week. When it came out on Tuesday, I downloaded it right away for li...

 
 
 
 photo

Review: Redeemer

Revenge plots are overused in our media. I’m sure off the top of your head, you could come up with about 15-20 films that have a character going on a vengeance streak for the wrongs done against them. You could probably also name a ha...

 
 
 photo

Review: Mr. Shifty

Hotline Miami was an instant hit upon its release in 2012. Mixing a unique style with gratuitous violence and a self-reflective story, the game asked players to question why they were so willing to murder in video games all the time. Was it...

 
 
Hotline Miami 2 photo

Hotline Miami 2's level editor is ready at last

The level editor for Hotline Miami 2 is no longer in beta, and to celebrate, I think a Carpenter Brut playlist is in order. If it seems like this rollout has taken its sweet time, I agree -- the game is over a year old and, initially, I tho...

 
 
Ruiner preview photo

Ruiner is a pretty slick cyberpunk shooter

There's a slew of great concepts this year at PAX East and within Devolver Digital's booth we have Ruiner, a cyberpunk action-packed shooter. It stood out to me specifically as some kind of Blade Runner and Drive movie crossover with a Hotl...

 
 
Hotline Miami 2 photo

You can now make your own Hotline Miami 2 levels

At long last, Dennaton has finally released an early beta of the mod tools for Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number. It’s only available for Window, but you’re now able to make your own custom maps. A tutorial released by Dennaton show...

 
 
 
Hotline photo

This Hotline Miami sale supports the musicians

The music for Hotline Miami has stuck with me like few other video game soundtracks. Carpenter Brut, M|O|O|N, Perturbator, and Magic Sword all in one brutal, high-octane place. It's exceptional. While the games have been discounted numerous...

 
 
Hotline 2 level editor photo

Hotline Miami 2 level editor beta hitting next month

It's been a little while since we last heard about the “almost ready” level editor for Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number. But good things come to masked murderers who lie in wait and our patience has finally been rewarded. Developer...

 
 
 
 
Hotline level editor photo

We'll soon be able to make tiny levels in Hotline Miami 2

One of the common complaints for Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number is its large levels. Were they too large? I didn't mind them. Sure, it felt bad to die from the last guy on the floor after pulling off a miraculous string of executions, but th...

 
 
 
Hotline Miami 2 music photo

Download this free track off the Hotline Miami 2 OST

I've stopped playing Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number, but the soundtrack hasn't gone anywhere -- well, not all of it. I said I'd play the songs on repeat until I grew sick of them and, yep, that has mostly happened. But these things are cycli...

 
 
Hotline Miami art photo

This Japanese Hotline Miami art is sick as hell

Danganronpa maker Spike Chunsoft is publishing Hotline Miami: Collected Edition, a localized bundle of the original gorefest and its thumping sequel Wrong Number, in Japan this year. Ahead of its June 25 release for PS4 and PS Vita, here's ...

 
 
Hotline Miami photo

Get both Hotline Miami games in a brutal physical box set

Rejoice Hotline Miami fans who still like physical boxed releases, there's a Hotline Miami and Hotline Miami 2 physical collectors edition in the works. The $60 (£40) box set, due to ship out in August 2015, comes with DVD and Steam c...

 
 
Immoral games photo

Lots of games are morally bankrupt, we get it

With Hotline Miami 2 recently released, I realized I am really, really tired of games that belong in its genre. When I say "genre," I refer not to "action games" or "indie games" or even "violent games," but a subtler, more hypocritical cla...

 
 
 
 
Payday 2 Jacket DLC photo

Payday 2 welcomes Jacket from Hotline Miami to the crew

You might not know this, but murderers love cross-brand synergy. That's why hot on the heels of some John Wick co-marketing, Payday 2 is getting a rash of neon-soaked DLC to celebrate the release of Hotline Miami 2. Remorseless spree kille...

 
 
Hotline Miami 2 photo

Answer Hotline Miami 2's call on March 10, 2015

No maybe about it: Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number will release on March 10, just as the cryptic phone message seemed to indicate. The ferocious overhead action game is headed to Steam and GOG.com (Windows, Mac, Linux), and PlayStation Networ...

 
 
Hotline Miami 2 comics photo

Hotline Miami 2 digital comic series free on Steam

Devolver Digital and Dennaton Games have teamed up with Italian art collective Dayjob Studio to bring you an early taste of Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number in delicious, digital comic book form. The free, five-part comic series digs...

 
 




Got news?  [email protected]

         

Reviews   filter by...

God Eater 3"Juvenile Devour Fantasy"

 

Tannenberg"These folks don't seem that tan"

 

Anthem"Cyber mages"

 

Yakuza Kiwami"A Legend Reborn"

 

ChromaGun (VR)"Chroma chameleon"

 

Smash Hit Plunder"Smash. Hit. Plunder. Rinse. Repeat."

 

Crackdown 3"What's old is old again"

 

Jump Force"Rock the dragon, and the Gum-Gum Fruit, and..."

 

Far Cry New Dawn"Busy earnin'"

 

Apex Legends"Those who drop together, become champions together"

 
 
 

Community Blogs | expand

 

Quickposts expand | +quickpost

Remo Williams

I dont get around to watching animated films too often, but I just finished How to Train Your Dragon and it was Very, very Im excited to catch the others even though I have a feeling that the finale will shatter my

 
Czar Kazem

Birthday dinnerrrrr

 
Nathan D

Seems to be a resurgence in the interest of Cowboy Bebop around Rightly Ill never forget staying up late one night as a kid and watching Ballad of Fallen Angels with this Nothing short of

 
NeoTurbo

Look what I found for 20 bucks!

 
medicamecanica

Exist archive is on sale for ten bucks for Its supposed to be like valkyrie Anyone have strong feelings either way on it?

 
Shoggoth2588

I just got through the point in FFIX where Vivi first visits Black Mage Village and boy oh boy, that section just hits me harder and harder the older I Why cant I take emotional weight anymore?

 
JuIc3

Remember when the internet wasn’t full of overly sensitive babies? I miss those

 
PatBateman17

Lots of varied takes out there, but I thought Alita was freaking Also killer score too - listen to “Motorball” from the I hope people go see it so we can get more of the story - although it looks to not be doing well at the box

 
SrChurros

OK, now about MH: I really hope this boy here gets a stronger subspecies in Anjanath is kinda ugly but super aggressive and super fun to fight, but he is a mid-tier monster and soon enough it isnt fun to fight because you have better

 
Startyde

Just learned that GTAV received the coveted perfect 40 from Famitsu on I think that is extremely interesting, as I candidly wouldnt think the heavy Americana pop culture themes and sarcasm would translate well The more you

 
 

Upcoming

More Previews
 

Destructoid Originals

More Originals
 
 
 
NEXT