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Posted by patrickklepek (3478 posts) -

If you’re anxious for more spooky puzzles, a sequel to The Room is on the way, and if you missed the hypnotic Hotline Miami on the PC, it's headed to PlayStation 3 and Vita.

Good news for two great indie games, so why not bunch ‘em in the same story?

Whatever you think of iOS games, Fireproof Games’ The Room is worth your time--it's smart and scary. I’ve been champing at the bit for any news on the sequel that's teased after you solve the game’s last puzzle.

The studio revealed a free update is coming for the original game in the summer, and will likely increase the tease factor tenfold. Then, this fall, a full-on sequel with a “new, more spectacular setting.”

Also, if you don’t own an Apple device, you’re in luck! It’s coming to Android by the end of the summer.

For Hotline Miami on Sony’s platforms, we’re also looking at a springtime release. Hotline Miami is being ported by Dutch developer Abstraction Games (responsible for ports of Angry Birds, Cut the Rope, and others). Original developer Dennaton Games is overlooking the port, but it’s already busy building a sequel (yes, already!). Additionally, Hotline Miami will be part of Sony’s pretty rad Cross-Buy program, which means buying one version gets you access to the other version.

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#1 Posted by PurpleMoustache (104 posts) -

I deleted The Room off my phone when I beat it. Time to download again, and beat it again

#2 Edited by delorean99947 (227 posts) -

Would Hotline Miami work with a controller? Seems like that games needs a lot of speed.

#3 Posted by RudeCubes (137 posts) -

I own an Apple device! It's just an iPhone 4 that i'm locked into two years for. That the game doesn't work on. Not their fault but, :/

#4 Edited by mnzy (2911 posts) -

@delorean99947 said:

Would Hotline Miami work with a controller? Seems like that games needs a lot of speed.

Played it with a controller, works great. Lock-on helps.

#5 Edited by Crippl3 (107 posts) -

"Also, if you don’t own an Apple device, you’re in luck! It’s coming to Android by the end of the summer."

#6 Edited by Branthog (7342 posts) -

I did not hit her, it's not true! It's bullshit! I did not hit her!

You're tearing me apart, Lisa!

#7 Posted by 2HeadedNinja (1547 posts) -

Also, if you don’t own an Apple device, you’re in luck! It’s coming to Android by the end of the summer.

Damn ... that might be the thing that pushes me into getting a Nexus 10 finally.

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#8 Posted by ErinIsADrunk (160 posts) -

Would Hotline Miami work with a controller? Seems like that games needs a lot of speed.

I played the entire game with the 360 controller. I actually preferred it to K/B&M.

Super pumped to be able to play this on the go and listen to some dope ass music. My morning commute is going to get a lot crazier.

#9 Posted by VoidProd (93 posts) -

More The Room! Finally get to use my ipad for something other than twitter, comicbooks and internet again.

#10 Posted by RareMonkey (103 posts) -
#11 Edited by Grimluck343 (1148 posts) -

Man Hotline Miami on the Vita might be pretty awesome. Especially since, you know, there's barely anything else to play on the Vita.

#12 Posted by EuanDewar (4761 posts) -

hotline miami was my favourite game of last year and I will play that shit on any fuckin platform

#13 Posted by CatsAkimbo (601 posts) -

I like to imagine Patrick saying "champing at the bit" in a Chicago accent.

#14 Posted by mrcraggle (1826 posts) -

Stupid Windows Phone :(

#15 Posted by cooljammer00 (1549 posts) -

I would like a PC version of the Room very much. The game won't run on my IPod, and I don't own an Android tablet either.

I wonder if Amazon still lets you emulate an Android device.

#17 Posted by Ghost_of_Perdition (735 posts) -

I will gladly play through Hotline Miami again on the PS3.

#18 Posted by tourgen (4427 posts) -

The Room on my iphone is pretty great. I'd like to play it on a bigger screen sometime. A sequel would be fantastic!

#19 Edited by Fobwashed (1900 posts) -

I deleted The Room off my phone when I beat it. Time to download again, and beat it again

This. I hope somehow, somewhere, my save exists. Maybe it was backed up into iTunes. . .

#20 Posted by Soviut (164 posts) -

@branthog said:

I did not hit her, it's not true! It's bullshit! I did not hit her!

You're tearing me apart, Lisa!

Oh hi Mark.

#21 Posted by ValiantGoat (376 posts) -

Now I await The Room, and great news for Hotline Miami.

#22 Posted by Strife777 (1503 posts) -

I'm definitely going to play through Hotline Miami again on the Vita. Great move on their part.

When it comes to The Room, it's the only iOS game I've felt invested in since Game Dev Story.

#23 Posted by MrMazz (921 posts) -

YAY I could finally play Hotline Miami! Not sure how it will react on a controller though, it seemed necessary to have a mouse.

#24 Posted by captainanderson (258 posts) -

The Room for Android is good news, but what I really want is a PC port.

#25 Posted by Sooty (8082 posts) -

Man Hotline Miami on the Vita might be pretty awesome. Especially since, you know, there's barely anything else to play on the Vita.

Taking into account the PSP library, PS1 library, and actual Vita games. There's a hell of a lot to play.

#26 Posted by fisk0 (3849 posts) -

@mrmazz said:

YAY I could finally play Hotline Miami! Not sure how it will react on a controller though, it seemed necessary to have a mouse.

On the Vita it could probably use one of the touch screens, but I could see dual stick shooter controls working quite well with the game. Not too fond of the right stick on the Vita though, so I hope that's not the only option they put in. This is definately something I'll buy for my Vita, even though I bought a copy on GOG at launch.

#27 Posted by crcruz3 (251 posts) -

Would Hotline Miami work with a controller? Seems like that games needs a lot of speed.

I played the whole game with a 360 gamepad. A real blast.

#28 Edited by ManiacalMech (59 posts) -

Good for Hotline Miami to get console support. I always thought that it should have to begin with.

#29 Posted by Metric_Outlaw (1170 posts) -

Hotline Miami is still broken on the PC. Why is he working on a port of a broken game?

#30 Edited by Grimluck343 (1148 posts) -
#31 Edited by RoyCampbell (1096 posts) -

@metric_outlaw said:

Hotline Miami is still broken on the PC. Why is he working on a port of a broken game?

"Hotline Miami is being ported by Dutch developer Abstraction Games"

metric_outlaw in charge of reading articles

#32 Posted by Zace (92 posts) -

I will buy the shit out of Hotline Miami again.

#33 Edited by Miketakon (513 posts) -

#34 Posted by Xpgamer7 (2377 posts) -

Can't wait to play the room, I've been interested since patrick posted that trailer way back when. I don't think I can afford or find too much interest in a hotline miami port either, since I'm so close to S ranking it on PC anyway.

#35 Edited by shatteringlast (207 posts) -

I literally thought you were talking about the classic movie, "The Room", and was saddened when it wasn't :(

#36 Edited by SomeJerk (3145 posts) -

Hotline Miami is broken on the PC?

- 95% of the players of it

#37 Posted by RoyCampbell (1096 posts) -

@somejerk said:

Hotline Miami is broken on the PC?

- 95% of the players of it

Time to take a trip to the Steam discussions page.

It's easy to be dismissive of folks having issues with a game that you're not having. I myself was like "Weird, none of these issues have effected me" but then I went to launch it about a month ago and got kicked to the desktop before I could yell "NO WAIT". Haven't been able to play since, even having gone through the 500+ comments in the support thread.

#38 Edited by tclangham (18 posts) -

@delorean99947: I used my 360 controller to play it on PC and it worked just fine.

#39 Edited by ApexDefect (73 posts) -

@sooty:Thats only if you have a desire to play PS1 and PSP games. Most of those games I don't have a desire to revisit. The majority of games that make me want a Vita are games like Hotline Miami that are getting ported or are cross platform, like Guacamelee and Soundshapes.

#40 Posted by ManMadeGod (1552 posts) -

@sooty said:

@grimluck343 said:

Man Hotline Miami on the Vita might be pretty awesome. Especially since, you know, there's barely anything else to play on the Vita.

Taking into account the PSP library, PS1 library, and actual Vita games. There's a hell of a lot to play.

Over priced PSP games from PSN and old games from the 90's. Hot dam, it's time I buy myself a Vita!

#41 Edited by FunkasaurasRex (847 posts) -

@branthog said:

I did not hit her, it's not true! It's bullshit! I did not hit her!

You're tearing me apart, Lisa!

This is literally all I cant think of whenever anyone mentions The Room.

Also, hadn't they planned to bring Hotline: Miami to Mac months ago? Is that still a thing that's happening?

#42 Edited by CaptRocketblaze (173 posts) -

Thank you for acknowledging Android.

#43 Posted by Dethfish (3629 posts) -

Hotline Miami on Vita? That's fantastic news

#44 Posted by BaconGames (3292 posts) -

Fuck yes, The Room was fantastic. Thinking about being in my dark bedroom at night playing through that was a highlight of this year for sure.

#45 Posted by RE_Player1 (7550 posts) -

@sooty said:

@grimluck343 said:

Man Hotline Miami on the Vita might be pretty awesome. Especially since, you know, there's barely anything else to play on the Vita.

Taking into account the PSP library, PS1 library, and actual Vita games. There's a hell of a lot to play.

Over priced PSP games from PSN and old games from the 90's. Hot dam, it's time I buy myself a Vita!

People have their tastes but when people say "there is nothing to play" on any platform really they are just baiting people. Even the WiiU, for how underwhelming and how much it's under performing sales wise, has a bunch of stuff to play on it.

#46 Posted by PoisonJam7 (325 posts) -

I'm not sure I would call The Room "scary." But it was definitely good, and I look forward to a sequel.

#47 Posted by Grimluck343 (1148 posts) -

@msavo I'm not baiting anyone. There are very few games for the Vita that I am interested in playing. Hotline Miami would be one of the few.

#48 Edited by Branthog (7342 posts) -

I literally thought you were talking about the classic movie, "The Room", and was saddened when it wasn't :(

I like that you referred to it as the classic movie.

#49 Edited by Branthog (7342 posts) -

Fuck yes, The Room was fantastic. Thinking about being in my dark bedroom at night playing through that was a highlight of this year for sure.

You were playing The Room in a room? I know a dude who would totally like to hook you up.

#50 Edited by Godlyawesomeguy (6386 posts) -

I did naht hit her. I did naaaaaaaht.