A fascinating story of absolute insanity.
Colorful retro graphics.
Occasional great combos.
Responsive controls let you play recklessly.
Entrancing visual design.
Levels are tough but fair.
Punishing difficulty and unfair randomization.
Bad stealth level and boss fights.
Boss battles can be frustrating.
No gamepad support.
By Realm of Gaming on February 05, 2013
PCIt's no question that the indie game movement is growing at a rapid pace. New indie games come out nearly every day, even if you never even hear about most of them. Those that get passed over tend to feature a striking visual style or a unique...85
By New Game Network on November 08, 2012
Hotline Miami will make you laugh even as you smash your keyboard because you just died again. The addictive gameplay and compelling story make this an easy...84
By PC Gamer on November 01, 2012
Transgressive like Grand Theft Auto hasn’t been for years, Hotline is violent, quick and compulsive but lacking in depth....86
By GameSpy on October 30, 2012
It is a rare game that dares to question why it sends us on homicidal rampages. Hotline Miami does it cleverly and subversively by casting us as a schizophrenic hitman who compulsively kills a small army of thugs for reasons even he doesn't...50
By GameSpot on October 29, 2012
Hotline Miami is an intoxicating celebration of violence that will have you pounding the restart button for...85
By GamePlanet on October 28, 2012
In the sparsely populated kingdom of 2D top-down action titles, Hotline Miami reigns...90
By eTeknix on October 28, 2012
So this last couple of day I have been playing around with Hotline Miami, many of you may not have a clue what this game is all about and quite frankly after a few days of playing it myself, I'm not sure how to even begin this telling you about it.I...-
By Level 7 on June 29, 2013
Året är 1989, och platsen Miami. Staden styrs av kriminella gäng och droger, våld och allmän misär tillhör vardagen. I huvudrollen har vi en man som varje dag får nya meddelanden på sin telefonsvarare, i...90
By wired.it on December 05, 2012
Alla vigilia dell'ennesimo salto generazionale, con la Wii U ormai svelata e le nuove Xbox e PlayStation prossime all'unveil, stupisce come sia ancora possibile restare a bocca aperta per una piccola produzione indipendente, PC/Mac only,...83
By Skillpoint on October 29, 2012
Jag har följt Jonatan Söderström under flera års tid och har ständigt imponerats över hans otroliga utvecklingstempo. Under namnet Cactus har han spottat ur sig spel i samma takt jag byter kalsonger, typ. Men vad som...80