John Woo Presents: Stranglehold

Game review by Andrew Bub, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Woo's stylized violence comes to interactive life.

Parents say

not rated for age

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 5 reviews

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Stranglehold is an extremely fun game. Destructible environments and Slow-Mo effects make every level a unique experience. The down sides are, enemies kind of run at you kamikaze style hoping to take you down by sheer numbers and in some of the cut scenes the characters look "Shiney". There's blood of course, nothing overly gratuitous. Language...not over the top. Drugs/Alchohol, drugs are mentioned but all you do is destroy "Labs" and stuff, and Tequila drinks and smokes in a few of the cutscenes.

Game Details

  • Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Midway
  • Release date: September 6, 2007
  • Genre: Third-Person Shooter
  • ESRB rating: M for Blood, Drug Reference, Intense violence, Strong Language
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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