Summary: With the rise and heavy focus of indie developers over the course of the past console generation, the games created by these small groups gain a certain spotlight that separates them from those made by the big hitters that attempt to create what are today coined as "Triple A" games.
Excerpt: , a retro top-down action production that pays homage to the mindless insanity of yesteryear. The main character is almost as faceless as the hordes of enemies he dispatches in grisly 8-bit bloody fashion.
Summary: A solid game that definitely has an audience. Might lack replay value, could be too short or there are some hard-to-ignore faults, but the experience is fun. How we score: The Destructoid Reviews Guide
Excerpt: Simmering in its retro cool vibe and droning chillwave soundtrack, Hotline Miami paints a vivid picture in spite of its grainy, lo-fi profile. Rooted in chaotic cycle of repetition through its surreal story and ultraviolent arcade hook, it serves up a brilliant descent into madness in one of the...
Conclusion: Not very often do developers create a game that throws back to the 16-bit era these days. For indie developers though, it’s a safe haven to jump back in time to create an interesting yet simple art design. Dennaton Games, previously known for Keyboard Drumset Fu**ing Werewolf has gone this route.
Excerpt: is an action game. You play it from a top-down perspective, controlling your aim with the mouse and your movement with the keyboard, like the tank-games of old. Unusually for a tank-game though the focus is more on melee weapons than guns, with the silence of a sword proving more useful to your...
Excerpt: Hvad mangler der i det moderne mediebillede? Hvis du er en af de få, der svarer ”mere vold”, så har jeg et spil, du bør kigge nærmere på! Navnet på spillet er Hotline Miami, og det er både friskt og velkendt på samme tid.
Pros: Voldsomt fedt gameplay Masser af spilletid for pengene