Stranglehold sequel Gun Runner was in the works at Midway Games before closure

Stranglehold, the third-person shooter developed by Midway Games Chicago, “presented” by John Woo and starring Chow Yun-fat, had a sequel in the works before Midway was sold part and parcel in 2009.

7 years ago

Stranglehold headlines

  • Woo: Stranglehold movie happening, another game possible

    Director John Woo’s told Cinematical that a Stanglehold film is still on the cards. “We are going to make that into a movie,” he said. More games? Maybe. “I don’t have that much time, even though I want to make one again,” he said. “But for the moment, I also am producing two movies. One […]

    10 years ago
  • Ex-Midway producer says sometimes multiplayer's forced by execs

    According to ex-Midway producer John Vignocchi, sometimes it’s not the developers who want to toss in a bit of multiplayer in games, but the executives who run the joint demanding it be part of the finished product. Speaking during a Giant Bombcast last month, Vignocchi used Stranglehold as an example and cited the team’s multiplayer […]

    10 years ago
  • Warner Bros readying potential bid for Midway

    MCV sources have claimed today that Warner Bros is ready to pounce on Midway. “Warner is pretty confident that they will get Midway – which will be an immediate boost to their portfolio,” said one telltattle. “The deal isn’t done yet. Midway is still open to offers from other potential buyers – but Warner looks […]

    11 years ago