History Trivia / HotlineMiami

18th Jul '16 10:55:55 PM BaronVonFistcrunch
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** The game was to originally use music from [[Film/{{Drive}} The Chromatics]], but their licensing costs were well outside of Dennation's budget. This probably ended up a good thing since, as noted above, the game's success gave a massive boost to the soundtrack's artists.

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** The game soundtrack was going to originally use have music from [[Film/{{Drive}} The Chromatics]], but their licensing costs were well outside of Dennation's budget. budget, forcing them to look at more obscure artists. This probably ended up a good thing since, as noted above, the game's success gave a massive boost to the soundtrack's artists.artists featured on the soundtrack.
15th Jul '16 1:20:38 PM BaronVonFistcrunch
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* NoExportForYou: The second game was [[UsefulNotes/MediaClassifications refused classification]] in Australia due to an implied rape scene, thus making it illegal to sell there. The developers then turned around and told Australians to [[DigitalPiracyIsOkay pirate their game]].

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* NoExportForYou: The second game was [[UsefulNotes/MediaClassifications refused classification]] in Australia due to an implied rape scene, thus making it illegal to sell there. The developers then turned around and told Australians to [[DigitalPiracyIsOkay pirate their game]].game]].
* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** The game was originally titled ''Cocaine Cowboy'', after the [[Film/CocaineCowboys Miami drug trade documentary]].
** An unused talking mask resembling [[Videogame/{{PAYDAY 2}} Hoxton]] can be found in the files of the second game, in reference to the collaboration between Dennation and Overkill.
** The game was to originally use music from [[Film/{{Drive}} The Chromatics]], but their licensing costs were well outside of Dennation's budget. This probably ended up a good thing since, as noted above, the game's success gave a massive boost to the soundtrack's artists.
26th May '16 5:42:53 PM nombretomado
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* BigInJapan: The games have apparently done ''very'' well in the Japanese market, enough to prompt a CompilationRerelease for PS Vita and PS4. It [[ColbertBump probably helps]] that Creator/{{Suda 51}} is [[OneOfUs a fan.]]

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* BigInJapan: The games have apparently done ''very'' well in the Japanese market, enough to prompt a CompilationRerelease for PS Vita and PS4.[=PS4=]. It [[ColbertBump probably helps]] that Creator/{{Suda 51}} is [[OneOfUs a fan.]]
22nd Mar '16 5:28:53 AM GKG
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* ColbertBump: Most of the artists on both games' soundtracks saw a huge popularity boost. The same went for the synthwave/darkwave genre, which was rather obscure but is now deeply associated with 80's aesthetic sensibilities and ultraviolence.
19th Aug '15 5:43:03 PM palmermenken
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** The hairy, bespectacled clerk is known as ''[[WildHair Beard]]'', ''[[MuggleBestFriend The Friend]]'', or [[spoiler:The Soldier]].

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** The hairy, bespectacled clerk is known as ''[[WildHair Beard]]'', ''[[MuggleBestFriend The Friend]]'', or [[spoiler:The ''[[spoiler:The Soldier]].''
19th Aug '15 5:42:07 PM palmermenken
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** The hairy, bespectacled clerk is known as ''[[WildHair Beard]]'', or ''[[MuggleBestFriend The Friend]]''.

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** The hairy, bespectacled clerk is known as ''[[WildHair Beard]]'', or ''[[MuggleBestFriend The Friend]]''.Friend]]'', or [[spoiler:The Soldier]].
14th Apr '15 7:39:52 PM Dirtyblue929
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* NoExportForYou: The second game was [[UsefulNotes/MediaClassifications refused classification]] in Australia due to an implied rape scene, thus making it illegal to sell there. The developers then turned around and told Australians to [[DigitalPiracyIsOkay pirate their game]].
* A majority of sprite inspiration for Jacket and the Mobster enemies came from 80's themed movies, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PSGWCnFGrj0 such as Beverly Hills Cop (Jacket's design) and Miami Vice]].

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* NoExportForYou: The second game was [[UsefulNotes/MediaClassifications refused classification]] in Australia due to an implied rape scene, thus making it illegal to sell there. The developers then turned around and told Australians to [[DigitalPiracyIsOkay pirate their game]].
* A majority of sprite inspiration for Jacket and the Mobster enemies came from 80's themed movies, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PSGWCnFGrj0 such as Beverly Hills Cop (Jacket's design) and Miami Vice]].
game]].
9th Apr '15 4:52:31 AM TheNewPlague
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* NoExportForYou: The second game was [[UsefulNotes/MediaClassifications refused classification]] in Australia due to an implied rape scene, thus making it illegal to sell there. The developers then turned around and told Australians to [[DigitalPiracyIsOkay pirate their game]].

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* NoExportForYou: The second game was [[UsefulNotes/MediaClassifications refused classification]] in Australia due to an implied rape scene, thus making it illegal to sell there. The developers then turned around and told Australians to [[DigitalPiracyIsOkay pirate their game]].game]].
* A majority of sprite inspiration for Jacket and the Mobster enemies came from 80's themed movies, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PSGWCnFGrj0 such as Beverly Hills Cop (Jacket's design) and Miami Vice]].
22nd Mar '15 11:12:07 AM Dirtyblue929
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** The hairy, bespectacled clerk is known as ''[[WildHair Beard]]'', or ''[[MuggleBestFriend The Friend]]''. Also ''Soldier''.

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** The hairy, bespectacled clerk is known as ''[[WildHair Beard]]'', or ''[[MuggleBestFriend The Friend]]''. Also ''Soldier''.
22nd Mar '15 8:52:52 AM TheNewPlague
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** The hairy, bespectacled clerk is known as ''[[WildHair Beard]]'', or ''[[MuggleBestFriend The Friend]]''.

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** The hairy, bespectacled clerk is known as ''[[WildHair Beard]]'', or ''[[MuggleBestFriend The Friend]]''. Also ''Soldier''.
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