History ShoutOut / AsterixAndObelixXXL2

11th Jun '16 7:09:08 PM nombretomado
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* Also in WCW are roman-ized versions of the covers of ''{{Tekken}} 3''[[http://www.giantbomb.com/asterix-obelix-xxl-2-mission-las-vegum/61-11324/all-images/52-170420/xxl044/51-1376396/]] and ''Tekken 4''[[http://www.giantbomb.com/asterix-obelix-xxl-2-mission-las-vegum/61-11324/all-images/52-170420/xxl042/51-1376393/]].

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* Also in WCW are roman-ized versions of the covers of ''{{Tekken}} ''VideoGame/{{Tekken}} 3''[[http://www.giantbomb.com/asterix-obelix-xxl-2-mission-las-vegum/61-11324/all-images/52-170420/xxl044/51-1376396/]] and ''Tekken 4''[[http://www.giantbomb.com/asterix-obelix-xxl-2-mission-las-vegum/61-11324/all-images/52-170420/xxl042/51-1376393/]].
10th May '16 5:12:16 AM erforce
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* [[http://www.giantbomb.com/asterix-obelix-xxl-2-mission-las-vegum/61-11324/all-images/52-170420/xxl061/51-1376416/ One of the Sonic Romans statues]] in the last area has an inscriptions on its pedestal, which reads [[Film/{{Terminator}} "Hasta La Vistae Babis"]].
* The fight before the final boss is a big parody of ''[[Film/TheMatrix The Matrix Reloaded]]''. [[spoiler:Caesar says "Surprised to see me, Mr... Anderson?" This leaves Asterix and Obelix understandably perplexed, thinking Caesar has gone mad - if it wasn't that Asterix says "It ends tonight, Caesar!" soon after. Then, dozens of Caesars start pouring in, exactly as the Smiths in the movie. No explanation is given of how Caesar got all these "clones".]] When the actual fight begins, they managed to slip in a reference to another movie: [[spoiler:[[Film/KillBill you have to defeat 88 Caesars]]]].

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* [[http://www.giantbomb.com/asterix-obelix-xxl-2-mission-las-vegum/61-11324/all-images/52-170420/xxl061/51-1376416/ One of the Sonic Romans statues]] in the last area has an inscriptions on its pedestal, which reads [[Film/{{Terminator}} [[Film/Terminator2JudgmentDay "Hasta La Vistae Babis"]].
* The fight before the final boss is a big parody of ''[[Film/TheMatrix The Matrix Reloaded]]''.''Film/TheMatrixReloaded''. [[spoiler:Caesar says "Surprised to see me, Mr... Anderson?" This leaves Asterix and Obelix understandably perplexed, thinking Caesar has gone mad - if it wasn't that Asterix says "It ends tonight, Caesar!" soon after. Then, dozens of Caesars start pouring in, exactly as the Smiths in the movie. No explanation is given of how Caesar got all these "clones".]] When the actual fight begins, they managed to slip in a reference to another movie: [[spoiler:[[Film/KillBill you have to defeat 88 Caesars]]]].
2nd Mar '16 9:35:16 AM StFan
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''Asterix & Obelix XXL 2: Mission: Las Vegum'' brings the penchant of the ComicBook/{{Asterix}} books for parody and pop-culture references [[ReferenceOverdosed to the extreme]], featuring a large number of {{Shout Out}}s to video games - and a few more from other media, too.

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''Asterix & Obelix XXL 2: Mission: Las Vegum'' brings the penchant of the ComicBook/{{Asterix}} books for parody and pop-culture references [[ReferenceOverdosed to the extreme]], featuring a large number of {{Shout Out}}s to video games - -- and a few more from other media, too.



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27th Feb '16 2:06:17 PM Dontfollowmeman
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* The last unlockable postcard has Deth Mach and the flying Romans as Film/KingKong and the planes, with ''Kerosene the nordic druid'' as the damsel.

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* The last unlockable postcard has Deth Mach and the flying Romans as Film/KingKong and the planes, with ''Kerosene the nordic druid'' as the damsel.damsel.
* The menu music hides a very subtle one: For only a few seconds it plays the most iconic passage of the ''Franchise/JamesBond'' theme tune.
23rd Nov '15 9:49:07 PM jormis29
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* [[http://www.giantbomb.com/asterix-obelix-xxl-2-mission-las-vegum/61-11324/all-images/52-170420/bonusart_character_samshiffer/51-1375977/ The Roman defector spy]] who helps Asterix and Obelix was already present in the first ''XXL'' but here he gets a name, [[SplinterCell Sam Shieffer, and a characteristic visor]]. The character was carried over to ''Asterix at the Olympic Games''.

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* [[http://www.giantbomb.com/asterix-obelix-xxl-2-mission-las-vegum/61-11324/all-images/52-170420/bonusart_character_samshiffer/51-1375977/ The Roman defector spy]] who helps Asterix and Obelix was already present in the first ''XXL'' but here he gets a name, [[SplinterCell [[VideoGame/SplinterCell Sam Shieffer, and a characteristic visor]]. The character was carried over to ''Asterix at the Olympic Games''.
1st Nov '15 8:57:08 PM nombretomado
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* As you get on the side of the above statue, you can see [[http://www.giantbomb.com/asterix-obelix-xxl-2-mission-las-vegum/61-11324/all-images/52-170420/xxl024/51-1376030/ a small tower]] surmounted by a bust of [[RatchetAndClank Ratchet, and a Clank-shaped pendulum underneath]].

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* As you get on the side of the above statue, you can see [[http://www.giantbomb.com/asterix-obelix-xxl-2-mission-las-vegum/61-11324/all-images/52-170420/xxl024/51-1376030/ a small tower]] surmounted by a bust of [[RatchetAndClank [[Franchise/RatchetAndClank Ratchet, and a Clank-shaped pendulum underneath]].
9th Jul '15 9:27:09 PM IndirectActiveTransport
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** WCW refers to the MGM Grand and [[http://www.lasvegasgateway.com/images/old-lion-entrance-mgm-grand.jpg the iconic lion-shaped entrance]] the hotel had in its early years (it has retained the lion motif though). Since the area consists of several challenges in arenas, [[{{WCW}} it may also be a sport reference]], although there's no event related to Pro Wrestling there. The name is made by just turning the MGM letters upside-down - if you look at [[http://img339.imageshack.us/img339/3617/wcwlogo.jpg the insignia]] closely, you can notice the C is in fact a G.

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** WCW refers to the MGM Grand and [[http://www.lasvegasgateway.com/images/old-lion-entrance-mgm-grand.jpg the iconic lion-shaped entrance]] the hotel had in its early years (it has retained the lion motif though). Since the area consists of several challenges in arenas, [[{{WCW}} [[Wrestling/{{WCW}} it may also be a sport reference]], although there's no event related to Pro Wrestling there. The name is made by just turning the MGM letters upside-down - if you look at [[http://img339.imageshack.us/img339/3617/wcwlogo.jpg the insignia]] closely, you can notice the C is in fact a G.
7th Jul '15 9:04:13 AM Morgenthaler
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* Like Venetia wasn't full of videogame Shout Outs already, it has even a movie one: in the big dark hall, after the square full of statues, you can spot [[http://www.giantbomb.com/asterix-obelix-xxl-2-mission-las-vegum/61-11324/all-images/52-170420/xxl015/51-1376020/ a cartoony Moon with a face]], and [[EyeScream a big thing wedged in its eye]]. This is an obvious reference to the silent classic ''ATripToTheMoon''.

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* Like Venetia wasn't full of videogame Shout Outs already, it has even a movie one: in the big dark hall, after the square full of statues, you can spot [[http://www.giantbomb.com/asterix-obelix-xxl-2-mission-las-vegum/61-11324/all-images/52-170420/xxl015/51-1376020/ a cartoony Moon with a face]], and [[EyeScream a big thing wedged in its eye]]. This is an obvious reference to the silent classic ''ATripToTheMoon''.''Film/ATripToTheMoon''.
12th May '15 5:07:35 AM Patachou
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* The character of [[http://img836.imageshack.us/img836/7470/larry2b.jpg Larry]] [[http://img64.imageshack.us/img64/7537/larry1l.jpg Craft]] gets a cameo before being actually introduced, as a parody of a poster by Toulouse-Lautrec. Then he appears in a cutscene, and he has the same dress and hairstyle as [[Franchise/TombRaider Lara Croft]] (for the record, [[FanDisservice he's fat and stocky]]). In [=LuckSore=] and WCW, there are [[http://www.giantbomb.com/asterix-obelix-xxl-2-mission-las-vegum/61-11324/all-images/52-170420/xxl032/51-1376383/ many posters of him]] striking the same poses as Lara on the covers of the early ''Franchise/TombRaider'' games, and even some statues of him. Some players have seen the fact he fights with swords mounted on his forearms as a reference to ''VideoGame/{{Bloodrayne}}'''s melee weapons, but it may be just that they had to use something in place of guns.

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* The character of [[http://img836.imageshack.us/img836/7470/larry2b.jpg Larry]] [[http://img64.imageshack.us/img64/7537/larry1l.jpg Craft]] gets a cameo before being actually introduced, as a parody of a poster by Toulouse-Lautrec.Creator/HenriDeToulouse-Lautrec. Then he appears in a cutscene, and he has the same dress and hairstyle as [[Franchise/TombRaider Lara Croft]] (for the record, [[FanDisservice he's fat and stocky]]). In [=LuckSore=] and WCW, there are [[http://www.giantbomb.com/asterix-obelix-xxl-2-mission-las-vegum/61-11324/all-images/52-170420/xxl032/51-1376383/ many posters of him]] striking the same poses as Lara on the covers of the early ''Franchise/TombRaider'' games, and even some statues of him. Some players have seen the fact he fights with swords mounted on his forearms as a reference to ''VideoGame/{{Bloodrayne}}'''s melee weapons, but it may be just that they had to use something in place of guns.
2nd May '15 11:00:42 AM Patachou
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* At some point in [=SeizeUs=] Palace, you'll have to take on [[http://www.giantbomb.com/asterix-obelix-xxl-2-mission-las-vegum/61-11324/all-images/52-170420/xxl069/51-1376424/ an outside area]] that's an homage to the ''Zelda'' games. The statues you have to destroy are two of Link (one sitting, another riding a horse) and [[http://www.giantbomb.com/asterix-obelix-xxl-2-mission-las-vegum/61-11324/all-images/52-170420/xxl074/51-1376429/ one of Princess Zelda]] (double parody, since it also reminds the StatueOfLiberty). When you reach the top, you'll be treated by a relief of Caesar with an [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime ocarina]]. And if you look around, you may notice smaller reliefs of Caesar... wearing Link's beret. Two more statues are visibile at the sides of the place of the penultimate battle.

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* At some point in [=SeizeUs=] Palace, you'll have to take on [[http://www.giantbomb.com/asterix-obelix-xxl-2-mission-las-vegum/61-11324/all-images/52-170420/xxl069/51-1376424/ an outside area]] that's an homage to the ''Zelda'' games. The statues you have to destroy are two of Link (one sitting, another riding a horse) and [[http://www.giantbomb.com/asterix-obelix-xxl-2-mission-las-vegum/61-11324/all-images/52-170420/xxl074/51-1376429/ one of Princess Zelda]] (double parody, since it also reminds the StatueOfLiberty).UsefulNotes/StatueOfLiberty). When you reach the top, you'll be treated by a relief of Caesar with an [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime ocarina]]. And if you look around, you may notice smaller reliefs of Caesar... wearing Link's beret. Two more statues are visibile at the sides of the place of the penultimate battle.
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