Prepare for buckets o' blood, as Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number is officially launching on March 10 for PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Mac, Linux, and Vita.
The developer and publisher of Hotline Miami 2 have responded to news of the hyper-violent action game being refused classification in Australia, which effectively bans it. Kotaku AU learned a scene implying sexual assault against a female character prompted the decision. The people behind Hotline Miami 2, however,…
Well, not banned, more like refused classification, and...hey, wait a minute, weren't we supposed to be over this shit?
For one moment, Hotline Miami 2's Steam page showed that it was coming out tomorrow, but it's since switched back to just "2014." A representative for Hotline Miami 2 says the game has no release date yet, so the date was a mistake. Alas.
Hotline Miami 2 is sure to be one of the most violent we'll play this year, but it's even more violent when recreated in 3D with characters from Team Fortress 2.
There's a point in the Hotline Miami 2 demo where it looks for all the world like one of the characters is about to rape a woman. That didn't go down too well.
Here's a humorously long list of banned questions for Hotline Miami 2, straight from the developers' gamescom booth. It might have been a slightly less time-consuming to put up a list of allowed questions. Maybe next year! In any case, the full list is below.
Hotline Miami 2 publisher Devolver Digital offer a succinct, URL-based answer to the question, "Can I post and monetize videos of Devolver games?"
Devolver Digital has officially announced the sequel to last year's bloody and surreal top-down action game, Hotline Miami.