All member reviews for John Woo Presents: Stranglehold

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Common Sense Media says

Woo's stylized violence comes to interactive life.






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Adult Written byTwilight April 9, 2008
AGENot rated for age


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.
Kid, 11 years old January 20, 2011
What other families should know
Too much violence
Kid, 12 years old March 19, 2010
It's way so funny. You can shoot people any where in the body, including nuts with a sniper related aim. Sometimes I shoot people in the right eye with a sniper related aim and sometimes he growls when I shoot him in the right eye. Most of times with a sniper related aim, I shoot people in the nut because it's very funny.
Teen, 16 years old Written bycyborgninja06 April 9, 2008
AGENot rated for age

awesome game

lots of ways to take out enemies and cool slowmotion effects
Teen, 13 years old Written bycamishio April 9, 2008
AGENot rated for age

A game for mature teens

Parents this game is very violent but it has a good story even though its a little cliched. Fathers daughter and wife are kidnapped and he goes to save them. But the enemies in this game are villains and youre not going around killing civilians. There is some drugs and alcohol in this game but it is not used simply seen. Overall i would recomend this game for teens ages 15 and up