The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Through the Ages
Legendary DXP: A Fantasy Deck Building Game
Universal Paperclips
Gary Grigsby's Eagle Day to Bombing the Reich
Insurgency
The Draugr
Chrono Trigger
World of Warcraft
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
Bomberman 64
Battle of Britain
The Last of Us
Androminion
Talisman: Digital Edition
Fallout 4
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Octopath Traveler
Terraforming Mars
Booty Calls
Rescue Team 1
Strategy Games, CS-5009
Super Space Battle, CS-5010
Batman: Arkham Asylum
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Sega Genesis
Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos
Super Mario World
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
Assassin's Creed II
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune
The Legend of Zelda
Zelda II: The Adventure of Link
PlayStation 2
PlayStation 2 Slimline
Baldur's Gate
Slaves to Armok: God of Blood Chapter II – Dwarf Fortress
StarCraft
Skies of Arcadia
Wii
GoldenEye 007
Cruis'n USA
Left 4 Dead
Star Wars: X-Wing Collector's Series
The Sims 2: Castaway
Ticket to Ride
Ice Hockey (NES)
Commodore 64
Bridge It (2003)
Supreme Commander 2
Fallout 3 – Anchorage and The Pitt

Stranglehold

Average Rating: 6.27/10
Video Game Rank: 3081
Xbox 360 Rank: 657
PlayStation 3 Rank: 671
Xbox Rank: 156
Windows Rank: 1555
Information
Primary Name
Stranglehold
Alternate Names
John Woo Presents: Stranglehold
Platform
Genre
Theme
Mode
Minimum Players
1
Maximum Players
8
Release Date
2007-09-07
Developer
Publisher
 Corrections
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 73694
Releases
Pg. 1
John Woo Presents: Stranglehold
Nick: 
German PlayStation 3 edition
Rel Date: 2007-11-23
Publisher: Midway Games Inc.
PlayStation 3
Developer: Midway Games Inc.
Media: Blu-Ray
Region: 
Rating: USK: 18
German
View
Corrections
Link Image
John Woo Presents: Stranglehold
Nick: 
North American PlayStation 3 (Collector's Edition) edition
Rel Date: 2007-10-29
Publisher: Midway Games Inc.
PlayStation 3
Developer: Midway Games Inc.
Media: Blu-Ray
Region: 
Rating: ESRB: M
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Stranglehold
Nick: 
North American Windows edition
Rel Date: 2007-09-18
Publisher: Midway Games Inc.
Windows
Developer: Midway Games Inc.
Media: DVD
Region: 
Rating: ESRB: M
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
John Woo Presents: Stranglehold
Nick: 
English/European Xbox 360 edition
Rel Date: 2007-09-14
Publisher: Midway Games Inc.
Xbox 360
Developer: Midway Games Inc.
Media: DVD
Region: Europe and Oceania
Rating: PEGI: 18+
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
John Woo Presents: Stranglehold
Nick: 
European Xbox 360 (Collector's Edition) edition
Rel Date: 2007-09-14
Publisher: Midway Games Inc.
Xbox
Developer: Midway Games Inc.
Media: DVD
Region: Europe and Oceania
Rating: PEGI: 18+
French, Italian, Spanish
View
Corrections
Link Image
John Woo Presents: Stranglehold
Nick: 
Italian Xbox 360 edition
Rel Date: 2007-09-14
Publisher: Midway Games Inc.
Xbox
Developer: Midway Games Inc.
Media: DVD
Region: Europe and Oceania
Rating: PEGI: 18+
Italian
View
Corrections
Link Image
Stranglehold
Nick: 
North American Xbox 360 edition
Rel Date: 2007-09-05
Publisher: Midway Games Inc.
Xbox 360
Developer: Midway Games Inc.
Media: DVD
Region: North America
Rating: ESRB: M
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Description Edit | History

"Stranglehold, or John Woo Presents Stranglehold, is a third-person shooter developed by Midway Games' Chicago studio, released in late 2007 for Windows, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360. It is Midway's first game to use Unreal Engine 3, and was developed in collaboration with John Woo.

Stranglehold is the sequel to Woo's 1992 Hong Kong action film, Hard Boiled, and stars Chow Yun-Fat in a reprisal of his role as hard-boiled cop Inspector "Tequila" Yuen.Stranglehold is the first project on which Woo and Chow have collaborated since Hard Boiled.

Stranglehold attempts to translate the gun ballet aesthetic popularized by director John Woo, used in films such as Hard Boiled and The Killer, to an interactive media format. Although the game has drawn comparisons to Remedy Entertainment's Max Payne franchise, which was influenced by Woo, a more accurate account of both games' creative provenances traces the games to Woo's lengthy, balletic shootouts.

During play, jumping in any direction or interacting with any object while aiming at an opponent (or pressing a certain button) will slow time, creating a short window during which Tequila can shoot at targets. This technique - called Tequila Time - generates a cinematic effect that mimics Woo's. Tequila Time is managed through a meter which drains with use and regenerates with time. Tequila can also makes use of his environment, moving up and down railings, swinging from chandeliers, and sliding across tabletops and riding on carts while shooting at enemies.

Another form of gameplay comes from the style and grace associated with Woo's balletic firefights. By taking out enemies the player earns stars. The more stylish the kills peformed, the more stars received. Taking out enemies in quick succession, or interacting with the environment when taking down opponents, will earn the player the optimum amount of stars. As an incentive to interact with the environment, Tequila receives a bonus to his attack power and defense during interactions.

Tequila also employs several iconic techniques from Woo's movies, referred to as Tequila Bombs. Tequila Bombs require energy to perform. The player gains energy by defeating enemies (equal to the Stars obtained) and by collecting paper cranes hidden about each level."

Source: Wikipedia, "Stranglehold_(video_game)," available under the CC-BY-SA License.

Characters
Pg. 1
No Character Found
More Information Edit | History
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Marketplace
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{product.numforsale}} for sale {{product.price}}
{{product.prettycondition}}
{{product.listdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{item.title}} {{item.timeleft}}
{{item.currentprice}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No videos found
{{video.numrecommend}} {{video.title}} {{video.language}} {{video.username|truncate:"10"}} {{video.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Files
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
No Files Found.
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Statistics
Video Game Rank: 3081
Xbox 360 Rank: 657
PlayStation 3 Rank: 671
Xbox Rank: 156
Windows Rank: 1555
Num Ratings: 31
Average Rating: 6.27
Standard Deviation: 1.36
Num Views: 606
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 3.0
Fans: 1
Personal Comments: 8
Users Owning: 70
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 1 [find trade matches]
Has Parts For Trade: 0
Want Parts In Trade: 0
Price History: View
Total Plays: 3
Plays This Month: 0
Linked Items
Relationship: Sort: Genre: Theme: Mode: Media:
Pg. 1
No Items Found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Tags
Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: [View All]
User Information
Use this tool to rate games, save comments, and manage your collection.
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.