Review: Hotline Miami

 “Recklessness is rewarded,” goads a Hotline Miami loading screen, just a tooltip for some but enough of a callous statement to raise the hair on the back of the neck of a trained killer. Recklessness is the downfall of the careful. A master assassin is subtle.

So under the cover of darkness Ezio sprints, feet speeding across roof tiles that would give way to a heavier touch, in pursuit of his target. In the darkest shadows of Dunwall, where the rats wander and harbour bells reach ears on alert, Corvo watches his targets for an opening in their routine. Agent 47 walks with purpose, down a hall in clear sight, shrouded in disguise.

For these men, recklessness is the name of a lesser being…Continue