Viewtiful Joe (Series) Review

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Posted: 6 months ago.

Author: Andy Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Viewtiful Joe is a side-on fighting game where you play a movie-lover whose girlfriend Silvia is kidnapped during a film starring your favorite superhero, Captain Blue. You enter the movie world, transformed into the tokusatsu-style persona "Viewtiful Joe" and must rescue her.

The gameplay combines running, jumping and fighting mixed with 3D cel-shaded graphics. You can call in special powers that slow down or speed up time. It’s frantic and fast paced, but offer a unique combination of strategy and platform combat.
  • Viewtiful Joe (2003) on GameCube and PlayStation2
  • Viewtiful Joe 2 (2005) on GameCube and PlayStation 2
  • Viewtiful Joe: Red Hot Rumble (2006) fighting game for the PSP and GameCube
  • Viewtiful Joe: Double Trouble! (2006) for the Nintendo DS.
There is also an animated series and trading figures.

DetailsDetails

Rating: PEGI 12+, ESRB TEEN

Release Date: 07/10/2003

Platforms: GameCube, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable and PlayStation Vita.

Genres: Action, Fighting and Platform.

 

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CommitmentCommitment

Duration: This game will take between 8 hours and 10 hours to complete.
 
Players: This is a single player game.

CostsCosts

Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

This game has been rated PEGI 12+.

ESRB TEEN with Cartoon Violence and Suggestive Themes

AccessibilityAccessibility

Accessibility for this game is as follows:

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