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Ed Boon Reveals More Mortal Kombat History and the Problems with Raiden's Hat

Mortal Kombat co-creator Ed Boon continues to reveal more about the game's history for its 30th anniversary. This time, he talks about the trials and tribulations surrounding Raiden's hat. No, really…

May 4, 2022 | 04:09 EDT

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Ed Boon Shows How Mortal Kombat Brought Sub-Zero and Scorpion to Life

Ed Boon is continuing to show off the history of Mortal Kombat with archive footage. This time, he shows us how they made Scorpion and Sub-Zero stand out despite their visual similarities. The …

March 10, 2022 | 04:32 EST

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John Woo's Stranglehold is a direct video game sequel to the classic 1992 movie Hard Boiled. Chow Yun-Fat reprises his iconic role as Inspector "Tequila" Yuen, who must navigate a noir world of…

November 27, 2019 | 09:04 EST

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GOG Re-Releases John Woo's Stranglehold On PC

GOG's noble crusade to revive classics of the past continues. Stranglehold, an action game created by Midway in conjunction with Hong Kong action director John Woo, is now available via GOG. Right…

November 27, 2019 | 12:00 EST

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Bullet Points - John Woo's Stranglehold's Heroic Bloodshed

It's impossible to deny the influence of Hong Kong director John Woo. From The Matrix to Cowboy Bebop, it seems a good majority of pieces of contemporary action media have little traces of John Woo…

December 14, 2016 | 11:00 EST

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Gaming Obscura: John Woo's Stranglehold

  Those who are fans of Hong Kong action cinema likely know director John Woo. Famous for his “gun-ballet” movies filled with tons of action, Mexican standoffs, and slow motion cinematography, many…

February 12, 2016 | 01:00 EST