History VideoGame / Stranglehold

15th Jan '17 10:25:00 PM DustSnitch
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[[caption-width-right:300:[[CowboyCop Honor is his code]]. [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge Vengeance is his mission]]. [[{{Badass}} Bloodshed is his]] ''[[GunsAkimbo only]]'' [[OneManArmy option]].]]

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[[caption-width-right:300:[[CowboyCop Honor is his code]]. [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge Vengeance is his mission]]. [[{{Badass}} Bloodshed is his]] his ''[[GunsAkimbo only]]'' [[OneManArmy option]].]]



** Boring? Says you! Nothing screams {{Badass}} like doing [[LimitBreak the barrage and spin attacks]] with GunsAkimbo.

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** Boring? Says you! Nothing screams {{Badass}} badass like doing [[LimitBreak the barrage and spin attacks]] with GunsAkimbo.
7th Jan '17 9:33:16 AM nombretomado
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''[[InCaseYouForgotWhoWroteIt John Woo Presents Stranglehold]]'' is a 2007 ThirdPersonShooter by Creator/MidwayGames that is both an affectionate pastiche of the classic HeroicBloodshed movies ''and'' a sequel to the probably most famous example of the genre, ''Film/HardBoiled''. And it was produced with JohnWoo participating, while Chow Yun-Fat reprises his role as Tequila. As you may have expected from that lineup, the game is much more about marrying RuleOfCool to RuleOfFun and [[EverythingBreaks trashing each next level]] in impossibly awesome ways than anything else.

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''[[InCaseYouForgotWhoWroteIt John Woo Presents Stranglehold]]'' is a 2007 ThirdPersonShooter by Creator/MidwayGames that is both an affectionate pastiche of the classic HeroicBloodshed movies ''and'' a sequel to the probably most famous example of the genre, ''Film/HardBoiled''. And it was produced with JohnWoo Creator/JohnWoo participating, while Chow Yun-Fat reprises his role as Tequila. As you may have expected from that lineup, the game is much more about marrying RuleOfCool to RuleOfFun and [[EverythingBreaks trashing each next level]] in impossibly awesome ways than anything else.



* CreatorCameo: JohnWoo is the bartender in an early level.

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* CreatorCameo: JohnWoo CreatorCameo:
** Creator/JohnWoo
is the bartender in an early level.
25th Jan '16 2:43:35 PM AndyLA
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''[[InCaseYouForgotWhoWroteIt John Woo Presents Stranglehold]]'' is a 2007 ThirdPersonShooter that is both an affectionate pastiche of the classic HeroicBloodshed movies ''and'' a sequel to the probably most famous example of the genre, ''Film/HardBoiled''. And it was produced with JohnWoo participating, while Chow Yun-Fat reprises his role as Tequila. As you may have expected from that lineup, the game is much more about marrying RuleOfCool to RuleOfFun and [[EverythingBreaks trashing each next level]] in impossibly awesome ways than anything else.

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''[[InCaseYouForgotWhoWroteIt John Woo Presents Stranglehold]]'' is a 2007 ThirdPersonShooter by Creator/MidwayGames that is both an affectionate pastiche of the classic HeroicBloodshed movies ''and'' a sequel to the probably most famous example of the genre, ''Film/HardBoiled''. And it was produced with JohnWoo participating, while Chow Yun-Fat reprises his role as Tequila. As you may have expected from that lineup, the game is much more about marrying RuleOfCool to RuleOfFun and [[EverythingBreaks trashing each next level]] in impossibly awesome ways than anything else.
16th Dec '15 1:52:34 AM Dravencour
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-->''"One of us is gonna die -- and it ain't me!"''



* RuthlessForeignGangsters: The Zakarovs.

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* RuthlessForeignGangsters: The Zakarovs. [[spoiler:Though they pale in comparison to Wong's Dragon Claw]].



* TitleDrop: Zakarov does it.

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* TitleDrop: Zakarov does it.it [[spoiler:in his ultimatum to Wong, which Tequila only finds out the full details of after killing Jerry]].
-->''"Your stranglehold has lasted far too long."''



* WhyWeCantHaveNiceThings: It's really too bad about Chicago History Museum.

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* WhyWeCantHaveNiceThings: It's really too bad about the Chicago History Museum.


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-->''"Dammit! What do I have to do to make you die?!"''
24th Sep '15 10:13:05 AM StFan
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* AvengingTheVillain: Mr. Wong is the father of Johnny Wong from ''HardBoiled''.

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* AvengingTheVillain: Mr. Wong is the father of Johnny Wong from ''HardBoiled''.''Hard Boiled''.



* CowboyCop: Not surprising, since Tequila has been a prime example of this trope ever since ''HardBoiled''.

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* CowboyCop: Not surprising, since Tequila has been a prime example of this trope ever since ''HardBoiled''.''Hard Boiled''.
24th Sep '15 10:12:47 AM StFan
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''[[InCaseYouForgotWhoWroteIt John Woo Presents Stranglehold]]'' is a 2007 ThirdPersonShooter that is both an affectionate pastiche of the classic HeroicBloodshed movies ''and'' a sequel to the probably most famous example of the genre, ''HardBoiled''. And it was produced with JohnWoo participating, while Chow Yun-Fat reprises his role as Tequila. As you may have expected from that lineup, the game is much more about marrying RuleOfCool to RuleOfFun and [[EverythingBreaks trashing each next level]] in impossibly awesome ways than anything else.

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''[[InCaseYouForgotWhoWroteIt John Woo Presents Stranglehold]]'' is a 2007 ThirdPersonShooter that is both an affectionate pastiche of the classic HeroicBloodshed movies ''and'' a sequel to the probably most famous example of the genre, ''HardBoiled''.''Film/HardBoiled''. And it was produced with JohnWoo participating, while Chow Yun-Fat reprises his role as Tequila. As you may have expected from that lineup, the game is much more about marrying RuleOfCool to RuleOfFun and [[EverythingBreaks trashing each next level]] in impossibly awesome ways than anything else.






!!Tropes found in the game:

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!!Tropes found in the game:!!Tropes:
22nd Jan '15 1:19:58 PM AnotherGuy
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* RuleOfCool: So does leaping, sliding and falling while killing mooks.
16th Mar '14 6:36:33 PM BehaviourAye
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* BadassGrandpa: Mr. Wong is one hell of a villainous example. The guy single-hands a ''Sniper Rifle'' for Christ's sake!

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* BadassGrandpa: Mr. Wong is one hell of a villainous example. The guy single-hands a ''Sniper Rifle'' for Christ's sake!Rifle''! Like, with one hand!
1st Jan '14 3:03:16 AM SeptimusHeap
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** Hell, conjuring these out of nowhere, being on the dock or a ''luxury casino'' seems to be yet ''another'' of Tequila's powers of PureAwesomeness.

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** Hell, conjuring these out of nowhere, being on the dock or a ''luxury casino'' seems to be yet ''another'' of Tequila's powers of PureAwesomeness.AwesomenessIsAForce.
28th Oct '13 5:19:56 PM TwoGunAngel
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* [[spoiler:TheCakeIsALie: Tequila's mission to rescue Billie from the Zakarovs turns out to be a ploy by Wong to eliminate his deadliest competition -- and Wong has ''no'' intention of letting Tequila and Billie live happily ever after, or their daughter Teko for that matter because he is a bastard who wants Tequila to pay for the death of his son]].
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