John Woo to Make Stranglehold Movie, Wants to Make Another Game

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Stranglehold was John Woo’s first foray in to videogames. A sequel to the Hong-Kong Action flick Hard-Boiled, Stranglehold saw the return of Chow Yun-Fat’s “Tequila” as well as the slow-motion “bullet-time” that eventually found it way in to games like “Max Payne,” and films like “the Matrix”

Some people thought Stranglehold was the best thing since sliced bread. The more rational among us thought it to be a mindless, but pretty damned fun game – provided you could look past its myriad of flaws. If you’re in the former camp, you might be excited to known that despite being ridiculously busy, John woo is interested in making another game.

Furthermore he’s also confirmed that Stranglehold will be made in to a film – although he won’t be directing – something that’s been swirling in the rumour machine since the game was in development.

Read more, over at Cineamtical

Last Updated: December 10, 2009

Geoffrey Tim

Editor. I'm old, grumpy and more than just a little cynical. One day, I found myself in possession of a NES, and a copy of Super Mario Bros 3. It was that game that made me realise that games were more than just toys to idly while away time - they were capable of being masterpieces. I'm here now, looking for more of those masterpieces.

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