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7.9
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Score Breakdown Based on 695 ratings
  1. 10 (90)
  2. 9 (273)
  3. 8 (204)
  4. 7 (58)
  5. 6 (19)
  6. 5 (9)
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  • Rating:8

    Brutal violence

    In Hotline Miami, each stage begins in your house, where you take a cryptic call, stating which building you need to go to. After you leave your house, you are placed by the door of the building and given the choice of w... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Do you like hurting other people?

    When i first heard of Hotline Miami i was kind of thinking why is this game 2D, but then i played it and i had so much fun with it, i was blown away with it.It is a simple 2D game about killing but there is so much to do... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    What A Rush.

    Note to self: never mix cornflakes with cocaine.Set during the end stretch of 80s Miami, Hotline Miami has you take up the role of a nameless, voiceless protagonist, as you smash, cut, cleave, slice shoot, boot, stomp, w... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Hotline Miami is what would happen if David Lynch created a game adaptation of the film Drive.

    Hotline Miami is a drug in game form. It is bizarre, addicting, infectious, and it will leave you wanting more. Like a drug, when things go right, it’s exhilarating and makes you feel great. But it’s also a ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Crazy Fun

    An amazing indie game made by peoples who have a lot of talent. But, what an experience...In this game, we as a player kill a lot, I is done in an incredible 8-bit style and a great catchy soundtrack, make the game a su... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Violence, drugs, and everything wrong with today's youth.....OH MY!

    Hotline Miami is a top-down (your perspective is an aerial view) shooter/beat-em up from the twisted minds over at Dennaton Games studio. Originally a PC, Mac and Linux game, finding it’s true legs once it was por... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Intense, hyperviolent and just a little bit deranged.

    PRESENTATIONI've found it increasingly difficult to begin my reviews with a small description of a prior experience during whatever I am writing about. Though it may be an example of a particular game, it feels kind of u... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    A game that glorifies violence as you will kill a lot and be killed a lot.

    Hotline Miami is a 2D game played from an isometric perspective (top-down). It is set in 1980s Miami during the cocaine craze. The game has a very simple objective: kill everyone in sight in each chapter. Your protagoni... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Brutal, Bright, Brilliant. Hotline Miami hits all of the highs with very few lows, a real gem on the Vita.

    Video Games have, for the most part, always been pretty violent. Even relatively simple games, such as Space Invaders, have you killing enemy ships to continue, even if it is only to increase your score. Rarely, however... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    A solid game with a nice 8 bit retro feel.

    What can I say about hotline Miami.... oh yeah it's awesome. an 8 bit retro feel game with a nice modern take that is sure to please many with a lust for pix elated blood. The pros of this game: -solid game play wh... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
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