In the scene where Hardcore is looking around for the Capture Suit, he wields two swords. The sword he carries in his right hand, with the spiked hand guard, is a replica of the sword Julie Strain uses in "Heavy Metal:2000".
In the background of the office, there are many game boxes including the popular MMORPG Everquest. Two of the games, Baldur's Gate & Baldur's Gate 2, had several characters and items voiced by Jason Marsden-Bug.
One of the images on the computer that is downloading violent images from the internet onto the artificial intelligence chip is a photo of Kacey Ruegsegger, who was one of the people injured during the Columbine High School Massacre in 1999.