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John Woo's explosive Stranglehold blows up everything

Of course, while the prospect of Woo directing a PS3 sequel to his most famous film is mouth-watering, it’s worth noting that the director’s influence has preceded him into the world of videogames. Plenty of Woo-inspired titles have done the whole bullet-time thing already. Max Payne, The Matrix, F.E.A.R. - taking their cue from the Hong Kong veteran, they’ve each pre-emptively stolen a piece of Stranglehold’s thunder.

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