A shot of adrenaline to the indie scene, Hotline Miami combined classic gameplay values with a punishing difficulty curve, catapulting palyers through a gaudy fever dream of mask-wearing serial killers and Eighties kitsch. Now with Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number on the horizon, games™ chats with creators Dennis Wedin and Jonatan Söderström about violence, controversy and the duo’s edgy reputation.
Our industry has always focused very heavily on recurring IP; sequels, spin-offs and reboots tend to be the norm year on year. But does this reliance on old brands equate to less innovation? We don’t think so, but we feel like we’re the only ones.
Hitman: Absolution and Deadlight revealed as the next two free games for Xbox Live Gold subscribers.
Is BioShock Infinite: Burial At Sea – Episode 2 a fitting swansong for both the game and its developer? Find out in the games™ review…
Like you, we’re still digesting news of Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus Rift and what it could mean for gaming. While that particular nugget works its way through the colon of news however, there are more insubstantial snacks to feast upon, like what’s happening with Amazon’s console ambitions.
From Bastion to Minecraft, games™ compiles a collection of the most game changing indie titles of the last generation.
A new front in the next-gen war is opening up with virtual reality gaming coming to PS4 and a new OLED version of the Oculus Rift on the way. Is it time to get our heads in the game?