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29th May '16 8:37:05 AM Dravencour
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** The other main dual-gunners of the series are the maids of the Lovelace family, Roberta and Fabiola; Roberta by dint of her FARC assassin training and being one of the biggest {{Badass}}es of the entire series, and Fabiola by dint of having been trained by Roberta herself. Fabiola in particular wields two Techno Arms MAG-7s (essentially shotguns slightly larger than your average magnum pistol) during her first shootout at the Yellow Flag and uses them and a China Lake launcher to completely annihilate her opposition.

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** The other main dual-gunners of the series are the maids of the Lovelace family, Roberta and Fabiola; Roberta by dint of her FARC assassin training and being one of the biggest {{Badass}}es of the entire series, and Fabiola by dint of having been trained by Roberta herself. Fabiola in particular wields two Techno Arms MAG-7s (essentially shotguns slightly larger than your average magnum pistol) oversized shotgun pistols) during her first shootout at the Yellow Flag and uses them and a China Lake launcher to completely annihilate her opposition.
29th May '16 8:32:34 AM Dravencour
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** Mr. Chang, the head of Roanapur's branch of [[TheTriadsAndTheTongs Sun Yee On]], is even better at akimbo than Revy herself, and it's implied that he's the one who ''taught'' Revy.
** The other main dual-gunners of the series are the maids of the Lovelace family, Roberta and Fabiola; Roberta by dint of her FARC assassin training and being one of the biggest {{Badass}}es of the entire series, and Fabiola by dint of having been trained by Roberta herself. Fabiola in particular wields two Techno Arms MAG-7s (essentially shotguns slightly larger than your average magnum pistol) during her first shootout at the Yellow Flag and uses them and a China Lake launcher to completely annihilate her opposition.
17th May '16 2:12:03 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* In ''DeadliestWarrior'', one of the Jesse James demonstrators does this with revolvers.

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* In ''DeadliestWarrior'', ''Series/DeadliestWarrior'', one of the Jesse James demonstrators does this with revolvers.
2nd May '16 11:17:28 AM erforce
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* In the first ''Film/TheTerminator'' film shortly after delivering his famous "I'll be back." CatchPhrase, the cyborg then [[CarFu rams a car into the police station]] and then proceeds to massacre the officers with a shotgun and an assault rifle. Justified by the fact that he is a literal killing machine; ImprobableAimingSkills aren't so improbable with a literal grip of steel and a CPU brain.

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* In the first ''Film/TheTerminator'' ''[[Film/TheTerminator Terminator]]'' film shortly after delivering his famous "I'll be back." CatchPhrase, the cyborg then [[CarFu rams a car into the police station]] and then proceeds to massacre the officers with a shotgun and an assault rifle. Justified by the fact that he is a literal killing machine; ImprobableAimingSkills aren't so improbable with a literal grip of steel and a CPU brain.



** ''Marathon 2'' features what may be the [[RuleOfCool only thing cool enough]] to justify sacrificing the satisfying chunk-chunk-boom rhythm of pump-action shotguns in videogames. The marine cocks his sawed-off lever action by flipping them end over end, like Arnie does in ''{{Terminator}} 2'', which was awesome to begin with. But when you find another one, you get the chance to '''dual-wield double-barreled shotguns!''' The issue of recoil management is likely [[JustifiedTrope handled]] by the fact that the character is implied to be a military-grade cyborg, while the issues of reloading twin shotguns (or even one) between shots (they don't have magazines) is {{handwave}}d in the manual by Durandal saying they have an exotic reloading mechanism he doesn't think you'd be able to understand. This is so much fun that it could pretty much justify ''Marathon'' all by itself.

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** ''Marathon 2'' features what may be the [[RuleOfCool only thing cool enough]] to justify sacrificing the satisfying chunk-chunk-boom rhythm of pump-action shotguns in videogames. The marine cocks his sawed-off lever action by flipping them end over end, like Arnie does in ''{{Terminator}} 2'', ''Film/Terminator2JudgmentDay'', which was awesome to begin with. But when you find another one, you get the chance to '''dual-wield double-barreled shotguns!''' The issue of recoil management is likely [[JustifiedTrope handled]] by the fact that the character is implied to be a military-grade cyborg, while the issues of reloading twin shotguns (or even one) between shots (they don't have magazines) is {{handwave}}d in the manual by Durandal saying they have an exotic reloading mechanism he doesn't think you'd be able to understand. This is so much fun that it could pretty much justify ''Marathon'' all by itself.
18th Apr '16 1:51:50 PM REV6Pilot
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[[caption-width-right:350:Redefining "no-look shot".]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:Redefining "no-look shot"."[[OffhandBackhand no-look shot]]" while at it.]]



* ''VideoGame/Wolfenstein3D'' and its sequel ''Spear of Destiny'' had enemies that wielded a weapon in each hand. In the case of the mutants, that meant three machine guns. In the case of the boss enemy Übermutant, this meant four knives, ''plus a chest-embedded chaingun.'' Several other bosses - including 'Hans' in the first episode - dual-wield ''chainguns''... Hitler, of course, wields ''four'' miniguns at once. [[StupidJetpackHitler He's just that evil]].
** While the original ''VideoGame/Wolfenstein3D'' didn't allow the ''player'' to do this, ''VideoGame/ReturnToCastleWolfenstein'' adds dual semi-auto pistols.

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* ''VideoGame/Wolfenstein3D'' and its sequel ''Spear bosses are a big fan of Destiny'' had enemies that wielded a weapon in each hand. In the case this. All of the mutants, that meant three machine guns. In the case of the boss enemy Übermutant, this meant four knives, ''plus a chest-embedded chaingun.'' Several other bosses - including 'Hans' in the first episode - Grosse {{Super Soldier}}s dual-wield ''chainguns''... Hitler, of course, wields ''four'' miniguns at once. [[StupidJetpackHitler He's just that evil]].
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[[GatlingGood Chainguns]], as does Hitler after BJ ejects him from his PoweredArmor. General Fettgesicht and Barnacle Wilhelm dual-wield a chaingun and a rocket launcher for an even deadlier combo, beaten only by the Totesritter boss who totes a Chaingun on heach hand backed by ''two'' rocket-launching {{Shoulder Cannon}}s.
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While the original ''VideoGame/Wolfenstein3D'' didn't allow the ''player'' to do this, ''VideoGame/ReturnToCastleWolfenstein'' adds dual semi-auto pistols.pistols. Too bad their ammo is rare and better used on the [[MoreDakka fully automatic Thompson]].
14th Apr '16 8:37:26 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''SuburbanCommando'', [[HulkHogan Shep Ramsey]] is infiltrating the BigBad's ship while dual-wielding blasters. He fires them one after another, before switching to another weapon.

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* In ''SuburbanCommando'', ''Film/SuburbanCommando'', [[HulkHogan Shep Ramsey]] is infiltrating the BigBad's ship while dual-wielding blasters. He fires them one after another, before switching to another weapon.



* In ''ResidentEvilRetribution'' Jill Valentine fires two Skorpian machine pistols while FastRoping out the back of an Osprey gunship, [[FridgeLogic which should mean she doesn't have a hand free to brake her descent]].
* One of the robbers in ''PoliceAcademy 6'' wields two guns, although he only uses one at a time and is an amazing shot. In one scene, he is dual-wielding a pistol and an [=SMG=].

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* In ''ResidentEvilRetribution'' ''Film/ResidentEvilRetribution'' Jill Valentine fires two Skorpian machine pistols while FastRoping out the back of an Osprey gunship, [[FridgeLogic which should mean she doesn't have a hand free to brake her descent]].
* One of the robbers in ''PoliceAcademy 6'' ''Film/PoliceAcademy6CityUnderSiege'' wields two guns, although he only uses one at a time and is an amazing shot. In one scene, he is dual-wielding a pistol and an [=SMG=].



* ''GodOfGamblersReturn'' has a moment where akimbo Berettas are reloaded in mid-air! That's that way to subvert the reloading problem!
* Jack la Roca, the protagonist from ''ComicBook/{{Route 666}}'', is fond of this trope.

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* ''GodOfGamblersReturn'' ''Film/GodOfGamblersReturn'' has a moment where akimbo Berettas are reloaded in mid-air! That's that way to subvert the reloading problem!
* Jack la Roca, the protagonist from ''ComicBook/{{Route ''Film/{{Route 666}}'', is fond of this trope.
11th Apr '16 3:57:17 PM contrafanxxx
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** [[BigGood Mii Koryuji]] from ''VideoGame/ProjectXZone'' has the ability to switch her rifle into two handguns.
6th Apr '16 6:36:15 PM LucaEarlgrey
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* The arcade versions of ''Gunslinger Stratos'' feature two guns per cabinet, with this trope obviously in play. Both guns can be fastened together for stability.
21st Mar '16 3:39:11 PM StarTropes
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** Interestingly, when he appeared on ''Anime/YuGiOhGX'', the guns were restored. Even in the dub.
21st Mar '16 3:34:37 PM StarTropes
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** Also used in ''Film/BrokenArrow1996'' during a gun fight in a copper mine.
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