If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Learn more.

Ten minutes of soothing grappling is exactly what you need right now


Oh, to see the sky like Mokeysniper. He's a YouTuber I've mentioned before, whose claim to fame is being really really good at grapple hooks. I'm reminding you about him because a few days ago he uploaded a ten-minute compilation of fabulous swinging in Apex Legends and Titanfall 2, complete with sublime transitions between the two. It's his goodbye to 2019.

For all its merits, grappling is normally a frantic affair. Stepping away from combat means soaring into unchallenged air, with the patience and the freedom to make hurtling through the skies look gentle. He fires one shot in the whole thing, and it's fittingly lackadaisical.

There's a bit where he lands perfectly on a crane that I found myself nodding at, like a gentleman in a posh club. Same for the long bumslide montage. The zipline shenanigans. The serene ejector seat ejections. There's something for everyone.

Weirdly, I also wound up the decade with good hooks. My version just involves talking about them, rather than showing off superb dexterity married to slick editing skills. It's OK. I'm content to cheer people on from the ground.

Join the Rock Paper Shotgun supporter program

Sign up today and get access to more articles like these, an ad-free reading experience, free gifts, and help us create more great writing about PC games.

See more information


We love having a friendly, positive and constructive community - you lot are great - and we want to keep it like that. Our main commenting rule is "be excellent to each other". Please see our code of conduct, where you can find out what "be excellent" means. TL;DR? Respect others, think before you post, and be prepared for puns.

More News

Latest Articles

We've been talking, and we think that you should wear clothes

Total coincidence, but we sell some clothes

Rock Paper Shotgun Merch