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Hotline Miami: Wildlife is an original 8-issue comic series by Dayjob Studio inspired by the games! The first issue is available now for $1.99 and fans can purchase the whole series and save 10% off!

Website: http://www.dayjobstudio.net/hotlinemiami/

While the narrative is not canon, the series was blessed by Dennaton Games after Dayjob Studio's amazing work on the Hotline Miami 2 comic series. Please check it out - amazing art, style, and storytelling!







Rock, Paper, Shotgun - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (Alec Meer)

It seems so familiar now, with a sequel and several imitators behind it, but at the time Hotline Miami was so exciting>. What a mix of things! A superb soundtrack, lightning-speed precise controls, a built-in rythym powering the action, a palpable sense of disorientation, breathlessly nasty violence and a throughline of rare subversion. … [visit site to read more]

Community Announcements - br33dlove
The Hotline Miami Collector's Edition Vinyl from Laced Records is live on Kickstarter! Three discs, new tracks, and custom art - please support if you can and share with friends!

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/lacedrecords/hotline-miami-collectors-edition-vinyl?ref=hero_thanks

Announcement - Valve
Save 40% on Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number and 75% on the original Hotline Miami as part of this week's Weekend Deal*!

*Offer ends Monday at 10AM Pacific Time


Rock, Paper, Shotgun - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (Alec Meer)

The chance to make your own Hotline Miami 2 [official site] murder-mazes has been a long time coming – it was “pretty close to completion” seven months ago – but now it’s had a release date stuck to it. Well, a beta release date. Folk have been making their own Hotline Miami 2 maps via a half-shut back door for ages, but come December 10 it all gets official. … [visit site to read more]

Rock, Paper, Shotgun - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (Adam Smith)

One day I’ll write a Desert Island Discs about the games I’d keep with me until the end of days, given a choice of ten. It’ll no doubt be a Desert Island Digital Downloads given the absence of physical media in my life. I live with the ghosts of entertainment.

Rather than compiling the list of games I’d take to the Vault with me though, today I’m aiming to put together a collection, one from each genre, that I’d use to introduce those genres to a PC gaming newcomer, or a lapsed gamer. A friend inspired this particular bundle of joy, someone who grew up with an Amiga but developed other interests and hasn’t touched a game for more than a few minutes at a time, either console or PC, for over fifteen years. A recent illness has left him unable to engage in his usual outdoor hobbies and games have filled the gap.>

… [visit site to read more]

Rock, Paper, Shotgun - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (Joe Donnelly)

Update: So, it did hit its Kickstarter goal with days to spare, and now a bunch of people have pulled their funding and so it’s back under its target again. Huh! That’s odd.

Original story:

12 Is Better Than 6 [official site] is a beautifully hand-drawn, gun-toting, poncho-sporting undertaking into what seems like the perpetually acrimonious world of the wicky-wicky-Wild West.

Although grossly different visually, its top-down, blood-fest aesthetic might remind you of Hotline Miami, and the fact that it takes place in 1873 might remind you of Rock, Paper, Shotgun. Needless to say, we’d win hands-down in a shootout, but I suppose 12 Is Better Than 6 deserves some credit for its recent Kickstarter success.

… [visit site to read more]

Community Announcements - br33dlove

We just pushed a small patch for the Windows version of the game that contains the following changes:

- Corpses no longer become pixelated after laying on the floor for a few seconds
- Japanese localization updated
- Minor bugfixes

http://steamcommunity.com/app/219150/discussions/0/483366528919870108/
Rock, Paper, Shotgun - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (John Walker)

You probably like action games. But which ones should you like best?! We’ve narrowed it down to 25, and then put them in the unimpeachably correct order. Read on for details of the best action biff-zap-collect-me-do gaming you can stuff down your trousers.

… [visit site to read more]

PC Gamer

When I saw the release trailer for Half-Line Miami, I assumed it was a gag whipped up by somebody bored with the wait for Half-Life 3, or a set of skinned levels built in Hotline Miami's level editor. It is neither. Half-Line Miami is a free, fully playable mash-up of Hotline Miami and Half-Life 2, complete with the G-Man introduction, and it's really good.

The actual gameplay is straight out of Hotline Miami, but the maps, enemies, and sound effects are taken from Half-Life 2. And instead of the usual assortment of blunt objects and firearms, you're equipped with the gravity gun, which works exactly like it does in HL2: Pick something up—explosive barrels included—and then fire it at your enemies to turn them into pulp.

There are eight levels in all, one for each area in Half-Life 2. For players who are into the DIY thing, it comes with a level editor as well. The soundtrack by Sung is pretty fantastic too. And it's free!

"I made this game as a declaration of my love for these 2 games, and as an experiment in game design," creator Thomas Kole explained.

Grab it—trust me, it's worth your time—at Itch.io.

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