We were ready to like The Hong Kong Massacre from Swedish indie studio Vreski, but unfortunately it disappoints at almost every turn. This top-down, twin-stick shooter is clearly inspired by the excellent Hotline Miami, a game with brutally fast action, instant restarts, and an addictive rhythm to its gameplay. This title has attempted...
It's finally here
Remember The Hong Kong Massacre? It debuted during Sony's showcase at Paris Games Week 2017, but news regarding the title has been slim to none since then. Developer Vreski has finally stepped out of the shadows, announcing that the game will arrive on PS4 on 22nd January 2019. The Hong Kong Massacre, as you can see in above...
Intriguing top-down shooter The Hong Kong Massacre was one of the titles spotlighted during Sony’s Paris Games Week 2017 pre-show – a kind of Max Payne meets Hotline Miami type affair. Check out the trailer embedded above some slow-mo shootouts and lots of sharp-looking suits.
Take on the role of a former police detective bent on exacting vengeance for his partner's murder and use of a mixture of raw firepower, slow-motion and dive/dodge mechanics to tear your way through the criminal ranks.
Dive through windows or dodge behind cover - every shot is lethal, so stay aware of your surroundings and exploit the environment however you can.
When the heat is on, you can slow down time and plan for the next move. Avoiding bullets whilst taking out enemies is crucial for survival - but beware, your slow-motion ability is limited: plan fast, think ahead and bring down the bad guys unscathed.
Each level features a range of challenges, allowing you to to unlock new weapons as you progress, trading bullets from restaurants to rooftops across a moody, crime-riddled city.