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* PortingDisaster: While the Playstation version of ''Point Blank 2'' is an okay package standalone, with some extra modes and enhanced sound and visuals, its port on the original Arcade game is botched compared to the {{Arcade Perfect Port}}s of the other two games, with a lot of excessive cosmetic changes and a noticeable amount of minigames missing.

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* PortingDisaster: While the Playstation version of ''Point Blank 2'' is an okay package standalone, with some extra modes and enhanced sound and visuals, its port on the original Arcade game is botched compared to the {{Arcade Perfect Port}}s of the other two games, with a lot of excessive cosmetic changes and a noticeable amount of minigames missing. The high score minigame in particular is replaced with a generic interface with terrible detection.

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* PortingDisaster: While the Playstation version of ''Point Blank 2'' is an okay package standalone, with some extra modes and enhanced sound and visuals, its port on the original Arcade game is botched compared to the {{Arcade Perfect Port}}s of the other two games, with a lot of excessive cosmetic changes and a noticeable amount of minigames missing.

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** Others argue the same thing about Yost, who only Walker seems to see or interact with.


* Brewster has less than ten minutes of screen time near the end, but Carroll O’Connor makes quite an impression as a milquetoast accountant trying to play a game way over his head.

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* OneSceneWonder: Brewster has less than ten minutes of screen time near the end, but Carroll O’Connor makes quite an impression as a milquetoast accountant trying to play a game way over his head.

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* Brewster has less than ten minutes of screen time near the end, but Carroll O’Connor makes quite an impression as a milquetoast accountant trying to play a game way over his head.



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* SpecialEffectFailure: [[spoiler:Reese's nude falling body is a horribly stiff and awkward optical effect.]]


* ScrappyMechanic: "'''Don't shoot!''' [[HostageSpiritLink -1 life penalty]]" And remember, it is possible to lose more than one life on the same stage to penalties, and [[YankTheDogsChain you still lose another life if you lose the game]]. You can get a GameOver on the ''[[PressStartToGameOver first stage]]'' because you cleared it but shot three civilians, wrong-colored targets, bombs, or whatever else the game tells you to not shoot.

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"'''Don't shoot!''' [[HostageSpiritLink -1 life penalty]]" And remember, it is possible to lose more than one life on the same stage to penalties, and [[YankTheDogsChain you still lose another life if you lose the game]]. You can get a GameOver on the ''[[PressStartToGameOver first stage]]'' because you cleared it but shot three civilians, wrong-colored targets, bombs, or whatever else the game tells you to not shoot.shoot.
** ''Point Blank X'' would be a fun game if it didn't have [[GameBreakingBug game-crippling lag]].


-> ''Shoot at least 10 examples. (Don't shootAdministrivia/{{Edit War}}s! -1 Life Penalty)''

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-> ''Shoot at least 10 examples. (Don't shootAdministrivia/{{Edit shoot Administrivia/{{Edit War}}s! -1 Life Penalty)''


-> ''Shoot at least 10 examples. (Don't shootAdministrivia/ {{Edit War}}s! -1 Life Penalty)''

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-> ''Shoot at least 10 examples. (Don't shootAdministrivia/ {{Edit shootAdministrivia/{{Edit War}}s! -1 Life Penalty)''


-> ''Shoot at least 10 examples. (Don't shoot {{Edit War}}s! -1 Life Penalty)''

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-> ''Shoot at least 10 examples. (Don't shoot shootAdministrivia/ {{Edit War}}s! -1 Life Penalty)''


** One of the most scream-inducing stages features bombs that parachute to the ground, and you're tasked with shooting parachutes to drop bombs into your represntative mascot's basket. And yes, shooting a bomb will still cost you an entire life.

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** One of the most scream-inducing stages features bombs that parachute to the ground, and you're tasked with shooting parachutes to drop bombs into your represntative mascot's basket. And yes, shooting a bomb will still cost you an entire life. If you're bad at making precision shots on moving targets, you may as well spend the entire stage doing nothing, because losing one life to a quota failure is better than clearing the stage with three shot bombs.


* ScrappyMechanic: "'''Don't shoot!''' [[HostageSpiritLink -1 life penalty]]" And remember, it is possible to lose more than one life on the same stage to penalties, and [[YankTheDogsChain you still lose another life if you lose the game]].

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* ScrappyMechanic: "'''Don't shoot!''' [[HostageSpiritLink -1 life penalty]]" And remember, it is possible to lose more than one life on the same stage to penalties, and [[YankTheDogsChain you still lose another life if you lose the game]]. You can get a GameOver on the ''[[PressStartToGameOver first stage]]'' because you cleared it but shot three civilians, wrong-colored targets, bombs, or whatever else the game tells you to not shoot.


** In ''Point Blank 2'', one of the stages has Dr. Dan or Dr. Don spinning on a wheel, and you must shoot the targets along the wheel. In the arcade version, [[VideoGameCrueltyPotential shooting your respective mascot]] carries no penalty. However, a nasty surprise awaits those who play on the [=PS1=] port: '''Shooting the mascot now carries a [[HostageSpiritLink 1-life penalty]].'''

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** In ''Point Blank 2'', one of the stages has Dr. Dan or Dr. Don spinning on a wheel, and you must shoot the targets along the wheel. In the arcade version, [[VideoGameCrueltyPotential shooting your respective mascot]] carries no penalty. However, a nasty surprise awaits those who play on the [=PS1=] port: '''Shooting '''[[DamnYouMuscleMemory Shooting the mascot now carries a a]] [[HostageSpiritLink 1-life penalty]].'''


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* ThatOneLevel: Any stage with targets that take away lives when shot, really. But to be more specific:


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** One of the most scream-inducing stages features bombs that parachute to the ground, and you're tasked with shooting parachutes to drop bombs into your represntative mascot's basket. And yes, shooting a bomb will still cost you an entire life.



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* {{Narm}}: [[spoiler:Mal Reese falling to his death '''NAKED''' comes off being more funny than dramatic or even symbolic.]]

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