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  • I'm not against the hookshot/ grappling gun but… 1. The Dark Knight.

    Watchmen Video Journal: Attention to Detail « FirstShowing.net

  • I read it wrong, for some reason I thought shootout was hookshot.

    invisable shoot out - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • You can imagine in something like Zelda that a change to the way the hookshot works might significantly impact on a final boss battle.

    On Endings

  • Smith entered the game with 3: 21 left in the first quarter to a standing ovation and scored his initial points as a Piston when he made short hookshot 33 seconds into the the second period.

    National Basketball Association - Grizzlies vs. Pistons

  • It's much like calling Link's hookshot a companion.

    Aussie-Nintendo.com Forums

  • I was just wondering, you know, if you put cute anime eyes on the hookshot, called it James, and made it always visible, how much of the same effect you're going to get.

    Aussie-Nintendo.com Forums

  • But a hookshot is only used for one or two functions and can't be considered a genuine character.

    Aussie-Nintendo.com Forums

  • I didn't mean to completely equate that big furry gryphon-thing with a hookshot; like I said the similarities I'm talking about are gameplay-only, and obviously when you talk about narrative and how you actually feel while you're playing, having a character there is hugely different to having a metal thing in your pocket.

    Aussie-Nintendo.com Forums

  • Just Cause 2's trailers have simply devolved into demo reels showing off the ridiculous destructive powers the player can harness using a hookshot, a parachute and a bit of ingenuity.

    Joystiq

  • Just Cause 2: A hookshot and an arm on which to attach it.

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