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* The "Peashooter" reciever is Franchise/MegaMan's arm cannon. It works on multiple levels: In the first three games (and GameBoy games) it's denoted in the Weapon Menu as the "P" weapon (or P-shooter, if you will), and the description itself is a dead giveaway (designed by Light Industries, made to fight for everlasting peace).

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* The "Peashooter" reciever is Franchise/MegaMan's arm cannon. It works on multiple levels: In the first three games (and GameBoy UsefulNotes/GameBoy games) it's denoted in the Weapon Menu as the "P" weapon (or P-shooter, if you will), and the description itself is a dead giveaway (designed by Light Industries, made to fight for everlasting peace).



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* The Pod Gun. When all the parts are together, it turns into the ZF-1 from Film/TheFifthElement.



* The game handily informs you that the Screwdriver weapon is unfortunately [[Series/DoctorWho not sonic at all.]]

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* The game handily informs you that the Screwdriver weapon is unfortunately [[Series/DoctorWho not sonic at all.]]]]
* One of the swords is a Scissor Blade from Anime/KillLaKill.
* One knife is named after Manga/CryingFreeman.
* The player can wield a 3D Maneuver Gear Sword from Anime/AttackOnTitan.


* The game handily informs you that the Screwdriver weapon is unfortunately [[LiveActionTV/DoctorWho not sonic at all.]]

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* The game handily informs you that the Screwdriver weapon is unfortunately [[LiveActionTV/DoctorWho [[Series/DoctorWho not sonic at all.]]


* The "Bolt" (read: Colt) 45's description references Billy Dee Williams' commercials for Colt 45 beer: "''Works every time''".

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* The "Bolt" (read: Colt) 45's description references Billy Dee Williams' Creator/BillyDeeWilliams' commercials for Colt 45 beer: "''Works every time''".

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* Alpha's third tank is a full blown reference to ''VideoGame/MetalWolfChaos'', down to the color scheme, the weapons, and how its gun racks open upwards in a circular shape.


* Another knife is named [[DannyTrejo Trejo]], with the flavor text stating that it was "used by [[Film/{{Desperado}} desperados]], [[Film/OnceUponATimeInMexico once upon a time in Mexico.]]"

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* Another knife is named [[DannyTrejo [[Creator/DannyTrejo Trejo]], with the flavor text stating that it was "used by [[Film/{{Desperado}} desperados]], [[Film/OnceUponATimeInMexico once upon a time in Mexico.]]"


* The [[ClintEastwood Clint 500]]. Adversaries on the other end of this handgun [[Film/DirtyHarry tend to feel unlucky.]]

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* The [[ClintEastwood [[Creator/ClintEastwood Clint 500]]. Adversaries on the other end of this handgun [[Film/DirtyHarry tend to feel unlucky.]]

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* The Runway Bros. themselves are clearly "creepy psychic twin" {{Expies}} of [[Series/ProjectRunway Tim Gunn]].



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** In a similar vein, the [[{{Film/Cobra}} Cobretti]], "cure to the city's crime disease".


* A double-whammy on the [[VideoGame/Blackthorne Black Thorne]]: "This is YOUR [[Film/ArmyOfDarkness boomstick. Available in all great S-Mart locations.]]"

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* A double-whammy on the [[VideoGame/Blackthorne Black Thorne]]: VideoGame/BlackThorne: "This is YOUR [[Film/ArmyOfDarkness boomstick. Available in all great S-Mart locations.]]"


* The description of the Black Thorne: "[[Film/ArmyOfDarkness This is YOUR boomstick. Available in all great S-Mart locations.]]"

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* The description of A double-whammy on the [[VideoGame/Blackthorne Black Thorne: "[[Film/ArmyOfDarkness This Thorne]]: "This is YOUR [[Film/ArmyOfDarkness boomstick. Available in all great S-Mart locations.]]"


* T-Bone the cook was a former soldier and has to be rescued in a mission named "[[Film/UnderSiege Under Siege]]", after the StevenSeagal film wherein he plays a former Navy SEAL turned cook.

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* T-Bone the cook was a former soldier and has to be rescued in a mission named "[[Film/UnderSiege Under Siege]]", after the StevenSeagal Creator/StevenSeagal film wherein he plays a former Navy SEAL turned cook.


* The flavor text for the Chainsaw proclaims [[Film/EvilDead "Groovy".]]

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* The flavor text for the Chainsaw proclaims [[Film/EvilDead [[Film/EvilDead2 "Groovy".]]


* The Detroit Enforcer. [[Film/{{Robocop}} Perfect to blow away creeps.]]

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* The Detroit Enforcer. [[Film/{{Robocop}} [[Franchise/{{Robocop}} Perfect to blow away creeps.]]


* The SWAT-12 is referred to as a {{Film/Blastfighter}}, and is the same SPAS-12 used in the film. There's even an achievement of the same name for clearing a mission using the full gun.

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* The devs must've been huge fans of the Italian action film ''Blastfighter'', because not only is the SWAT-12 is referred to as a {{Film/Blastfighter}}, and is (modeled after the same SPAS-12 used in the film. There's film) referred to as a Blastfighter, but there's even an achievement of the same name for clearing a mission using the full gun.

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