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  • action / arcade / fighting
  • 288 MB
    1Mbit
    ~19 min
  • from 992 user ratings.
  • October 23, 2012
  • Windows (XP, Vista, 7, 8) and Mac OS X (10.7 or newer)
  • English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Polish, Portuguese-BR
  • Dennaton Games / Devolver Digital
  • single-player
  • Bonus content included for FREE with purchase:
  • 4 avatars
  • 2 wallpapers
  • poster

What's cool about it:

  • A surreal and gritty storyline panned out over 20 ultra-violent multi-level maps.
  • Breakneck gunplay in bloodstained neon corridors combined with an intense, pumping soundtrack.
  • Gut-wrenching battles against a bizarre cast of bosses from Miami’s underground.
  • Wield 35 different weapons - from shotguns and assault rifles to katanas and lead pipes - everything is at your disposal.

Overview:

Hotline Miami is a high-octane action game overflowing with raw brutality, hard-boiled gunplay and skull crushing close combat. Set in an alternative 1989 Miami, you will assume the role of a mysterious antihero on a murderous rampage against the shady underworld at the behest of voices on your answering machine. Soon you'll find yourself struggling to get a grip of what is going on and why you are prone to these acts of violence.

Rely on your wits to choreograph your way through seemingly impossible situations as you constantly find yourself outnumbered by vicious enemies. The action is unrelenting and every shot is deadly so each move must be quick and decisive if you hope to survive and unveil the sinister forces driving the bloodshed. Hotline Miami’s unmistakable visual style, a driving soundtrack, and a surreal chain of events will have you question your own thirst for blood while pushing you to the limits with a brutally unforgiving challenge. Some tactical thinking required, if you don't want to die--often.

Age requirements: ESRB Rating: MATURE

Minimum system requirements: Minimum system requirements: Windows XP / Windows Vista / Windows 7, 1.8 GHz Processor, 1GB RAM, 3D graphics card compatible with DirectX 9.0c, 250 MB HD space, Mouse, Keyboard.
Minimum system requirements (Mac): OS X 10.7 or later. Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.8 GHz+ Memory: 2 GB of RAM Hard drive space: 130 MB Graphics: 1 GB of video memory Recommended two-button mouse, or Apple mouse with Secondary Button / Secondary Click enabled. Patched to version 1.0.1

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User reviews:

Best Predatory Stealth Game EVAR!

Posted on 2012-10-23 18:17:20 byMischiefMaker's avatarMischiefMaker:

Amazing game that brings all the nervous tension of the stealth genre while removing the worst of its problems. The premise is simple: any enemy can kill you with one hit. You CAN fight your way out of being spotted, but it isn't likely so you need to be smart and plan your route. On the other hand, revival is near-instantaneous, so mistakes won't cost you a half hour of progress.
Asread more for the violence, it's not presented as Postal-style luridness. It's more of a panicky "I need to clear this room before the guy with the shotgun spots me and OH NO THAT GUY'S NOT DEAD YET!"
Cactus' best game to date and the gameplay gives AAA stealth games a run for their money. Highly Recommended.

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You can believe the hype...for a change!

Posted on 2012-10-23 22:11:11 byCthulhuKaamos's avatarCthulhuKaamos:

I can't count how many times I've been lured in by the initial promise of a game only to find it's been a letdown in one way or another...but here, not so. This is game is perfect at what it does and follows through on what it promises to be.
It is a brutal, ultraviolent run and gun (or pummel, depending on the situation), that requires forethought and on-the-run reflexes to survive.read more Weaved in is a clever story which I won't go into detail about, short of saying I found it added to the experience and unsettling surreality of the game rather than feeling tacked on.
It's more than worth the $10 for this gem, I couldn't recommend it highly enough!

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Fantastic

Posted on 2012-10-24 12:41:50 byHuskeyyyyy's avatarHuskeyyyyy:

Hotline Miami is an achievement in fast, frenetic action - the game will make you feel like god through it's high difficulty, fast movement, and of course: brutal violence: you will feel every shot, every knife, every kick to the face in this game. It's not a simple 'run 'n gunner'; you really need to think both off your toes, and be ready to react fast on your toes.
This aloneread more would be enough to hail the game as fantastic, but it is also imbued with a hot, GTA: Vice City-esque, 16-Bit style that is both atmospheric and appropriate the story, along with an amazing, distorted electronic soundtrack. The story it's self is a surprise; both thought provoking and in some ways surreal.
HLM is simply glorious and must be played by everyone that has a little bit of blood lust in them.
Well done Dennaton Games, you should be proud of your work and I hope to see more from you.

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