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Stranglehold delayed, thugs thankful


You know, with a badass like inspector Tequila on the case, we imagine that the Hong Kong thugs are thanking their lucky stars that Stranglehold has been delayed. Xbox 360 gamers, on the other hand, probably not so pleased. Before you collectively turn your local game shop into a pile of debris that John Woo would be proud of, you should know that the game has only been delayed by just over a week. Originally promised for August 27th, GameStop is now informing customers that the game has been pushed to September 5th. See, that's not so bad, is it? You can take that, right? Just promise us you won't go all slo-mo and shoot up the place, m'kay?

[Thanks, Peter R. and Kyleia]

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Knight Marquise1

8-23-2007 @ 2:04PM

Knight Marquise said...

Honest to God,

I would be thankful for a few serious delays. This fall lineup is denting my wallet with all the games, and not enough time to play them.

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Token2

8-23-2007 @ 2:04PM

Token said...

Those sons a bitches. Any who, I got my Stranglehold fix. I know the one of the Lead Animators.

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Token3

8-23-2007 @ 2:06PM

Token said...

Crap I got cut off. But he said the game is awesome.

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DjDATZ4

8-23-2007 @ 2:13PM

DjDATZ said...

Thats only 8 days anyways...not NEARLY as bad as GTA4's release...

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baby sea tuna5

8-23-2007 @ 2:14PM

baby sea tuna said...

Crap! I was really looking forward to this.

I was trying to finish BioShock before this came out on Tuesday. Now I guess I should slow my roll a little. Or else just finish BS and try and take on the rest of Shadow's Colossi in the meantime...

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xXFenixKnight13Xx6

8-23-2007 @ 2:14PM

xXFenixKnight13Xx said...

I played the demo of this and was not impressed at all. Or was it just me? It uses the Unreal 3 engine but looks very last gen. On the good side ill save $$ to buy another game coming in soon in this busy release linup for the 360 =)

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thisguyrighthere7

8-23-2007 @ 2:15PM

thisguyrighthere said...

I'm absolutely shocked. Well, not that Stranglehold got delayed but that the working day is almost over on the East coast and Two Worlds still hasnt been pushed back AGAIN.

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Bravo68

8-23-2007 @ 2:16PM

Bravo6 said...

I didn't think it was all that either. I'll probably snag it off eBay in a few months for $15.

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TORO9

8-23-2007 @ 2:27PM

TORO said...

Not on my radar

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Lharmon10

8-23-2007 @ 2:42PM

Lharmon said...

I don't know, looks fun to me. Kind of bummed, but I have games that I've never even opened... Just too many for me to play! This is good though, Rapture needs to be fully explored.

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poprocker11

8-23-2007 @ 2:50PM

poprocker said...

all the good games are getting delayed.

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Richard Mitchell12

8-23-2007 @ 2:52PM

Richard Mitchell said...

thisguyrighthere,

Don't worry. There's still time :)

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Ashraam13

8-23-2007 @ 3:22PM

Ashraam said...

I enjoyed the demo, much to my own surprise.

I was just annoyed by the fact that every time I tried to pick up ammo, or navigate through a room, or just take a look around I ended up hip-sliding across a countertop or food stand, etc. That action is WAY too sensitive.

I'll pick this game up, but I'm going to be waiting for a bargain so the delay doesn't bother me.

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Modeps14

8-23-2007 @ 3:49PM

Modeps said...

whatever.

Its too much of a Max Payne clone. It's too gimmicky and repetitive. Just like Payne, its all based around bullet-time. Go into a room, dive and activate your special power, shoot people and objects, repeat in the next room.

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Teabag15

8-23-2007 @ 4:29PM

Teabag said...

Ahh, no problem. I have Bioshock to tide me over till this one releases. But no more delays please. Or i am coming with my two 'best buddies' to your office Midway.

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Gemini Ace16

8-23-2007 @ 6:32PM

Gemini Ace said...

Dammit!! This sucks balls!

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anthony17

8-23-2007 @ 8:06PM

anthony said...

god f**king damn it. nooo!!!

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refinedsugar18

8-23-2007 @ 8:25PM

refinedsugar said...

Now GTA4 being delayed - a definite day one purchase - that hurt. Strangehold ... not so much.

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Alex Schelldorf19

8-23-2007 @ 10:15PM

Alex Schelldorf said...

Yeah, I wasn't a fan of the demo either. Here's hoping that GameFly/Blockbuster rentals can change my opinion.

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Adam Beck20

8-23-2007 @ 10:48PM

Adam Beck said...

Hmmm Best Buy is advertising it as they will have it in stock August 29th... Oh noz! Change the flyer quickly =P

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