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Midway Games Ltd John Woo Presents Stranglehold

Midway Games Ltd John Woo Presents Stranglehold
alaAverage 3.2

8 reviews

Aug, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of Midway Games Ltd John Woo Presents Stranglehold. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Miscellaneous for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design. There are some critical opinions about the usability and size.

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On average, users rate this product 88/100 and experts rate this product 40/100.

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Expert review by: Fraser McMillan (thunderboltgames.com)

Stranglehold - PC review at Thunderbolt Games

 

Remember Shenmue II's Kowloon Walled City act on the final disc? Pervasive grime, oppressive tower blocks and a downtrodden citizenry played off of the sharp suited gangsters, oft blue skies and beauty of the surrounding countryside and relative...

Sep, 2009

Expert review by: Nick Haywood (hexus.net)

Stranglehold - PC

 

There's been loads of talk in the past about the 'convergence' of movies and games…. And there's been several frankly appalling attempts at producing films based on games. In fact, the only good film using a game as inspiration has to be the CGI Final...

Plenty of John Woo style slow motion action, More shooty action than an NRA convention, Tequila Time fun… for a while, Special Moves, especially Spin Attack, are lovely to watch, Plenty of John Woo style slow motion action, More shooty action than an...

Massive overuse of slow motion Tequila Time, Context sensitive controls can be a pain, About as challenging as falling out of bed, Gets repetitive early on, Incredibly long cutscenes, Shows you all it's got in the first three levels, Massive overuse of...

Well, though it pains me to use a cliché, John Woo's Stranglehold is a case of style over slightly flawed content. Even if we ignore the game engine 'quirks' and the control issues, what we've got here is stylish shooter that pretty much shows you...

Oct, 2007

Expert review by: Nick Doukas (gamingtarget.com)

Stranglehold

 

The story concerns the usual John Woo themes – love, honor, brotherhood – and as the game begins you'll take it to the crime bosses (and endless waves of their foot soldiers of course) of Hong Kong, but eventually the plot shifts to the city of Chicago...

Feb, 2006