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Jumper: Griffin's Story

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 2
34
0.9
Wii
26
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Xbox 360
28
1.0

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Xbox 360 1 1.0
Combined MobyScore 2 0.9


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50
Xbox 360PGNx Media
Overall, the gameplay is stale and the presentation is below average. Yet, there are some fun moments to be found in the game (and the fleshing of Griffin’s character is neat) but this mostly serves to remind of how much potential a Jumper game had. If you’re a fan of the movie, a rental may be in order but as it stands, it’s hard to recommend the game as a purchase to even the most devout movie fans.
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Xbox 360IGN
Developer Redtribe (Looney Tunes: ACME Arsenal) makes no mention of Jumper: Griffin's Story on its official website. A few minutes of quality time with the game will reveal why. This is the epitomy of a movie tie-in hack job. Low production values, monotonous gameplay, and lackluster visuals make this a story you can jump past. There is some fun to be had with the game's combat, but this will get old quickly for all but the most hardcore Jumper Super Fans. If that's you, then you must be looking forward to the Meet the Spartans game.
40
PlayStation 2DreamStation.cc
Jumper: Griffin’s Story will be fun for only the first hour or two; luckily this game is only about twice as long. I recommend renting this game if you are looking for achievement points. I wouldn’t expect a whole lot of fun from it though.
40
PlayStation 2Jeuxvideo.com
Mais du point de vue du gameplay, cela n'apporte strictement rien : retirez une fonction classique du jeu d'action (le saut, non implémenté), transformez-là en pouvoir de téléportation, et vous tenez-là toute l'originalité de Jumper en matière de phases d'action. Et ce n'est malheureusement pas l'aspect visuel qui relèvera ce titre sans saveur : l'utilisation du cel shading assure une bonne qualité d'animation, mais les graphismes sont obsolètes et manquent d'éclat. Les effets visuels lors des combats sont notamment bien tristounets. Bref, Jumper rejoint sans surprise la masse des jeux à licence sans grand intérêt.
40
Xbox 360UOL Jogos
A mesma história se repete, a tal maldição dos jogos licenciados: com a pressa de fazer algo para coincidir com o lançamento do filme nos cinemas, testemunhamos um verdadeiro conjunto de defeitos e idéias recicladas. "Jumper: Griffin's Story" é fraco tanto como jogo quanto como complemento para o filme, em ambas as versões, ainda que a do Xbox 360 seja levemente superior, simplesmente por ter o sistema de luta um pouco mais robusto e visuais mais consistentes.
40
PlayStation 2USA Today
Because of its simplistic game play, unattractive graphics and technical glitches, Jumper: Griffin's Story should be skipped at your local game store — even for fans of the film.
40
WiiUSA Today
Because of its simplistic game play, unattractive graphics and technical glitches, Jumper: Griffin's Story should be skipped at your local game store — even for fans of the film.
40
Xbox 360USA Today
Because of its simplistic game play, unattractive graphics and technical glitches, Jumper: Griffin's Story should be skipped at your local game store — even for fans of the film.
40
Xbox 360The Review Busters
This is why movie based games get a bad name. The game does not feel or play like a next gen game should. I saw the movie (don’t ask why) and at no time during this game did I feel like it tied up any loose ends. There is no fun factor in this game at all; the best part is whenever you shut the game off. This isn’t the worst game out there, but it definitely should not be added to your collection anytime soon.
39
WiiIGN
This is the epitomy of a movie tie-in hack job. Low production values, monotonous gameplay, and lackluster visuals make this a story you can jump past. It's a shame, because the concept opens up a million gameplay opportunities. How can the ability to teleport be boring? With this and Alvin & the Chipmunks under its belt, publisher Brash is really not off to a good start.
37
PlayStation 2IGN
This is the epitomy of a movie tie-in hack job. Low production values, monotonous gameplay, and lackluster visuals make this a story you can jump past. It's a shame, because the concept opens up a million gameplay opportunities. How can the ability to teleport be boring? With this and Alvin & the Chipmunks under its belt, publisher Brash is really not off to a good start.
36
Xbox 360Cheat Code Central
I really can't recommend this game to anyone. With its incredibly short play time, lack of any reason to play through more than once, horrific camera, and just overall feeling of being rushed to the market, Jumper: Griffin's Story is unlikely to make anyone glad for the experience. Perhaps this game could have been slightly better if it had been delayed and released when Jumper eventually got released on DVD. In any event, the only possible reason anyone should play this game is for some super easy achievement points and even then, only if you are desperate.
35
Xbox 360MS Xbox World
Jumper is a typical movie tie in game, in that it follows the tried and trusted formula of being completely rubbish, something we all come to expect. Brash have done a terrible job at bringing the film to the home, and I really do wonder if they actually cared when making the game. There's no innovation and everything is just dull, repetitive and devoid of any redeeming features. Would I recommend buying this game? Hell no, but I would recommend a rental if you are an achievement hunter as the easy 1000 points should be a nice boost to your score. Once done, you can return the game and carry on playing proper more challenging games.
35
Xbox 360GameZone
If your gamer score is important to you, then Jumper is the game for you as it hands them out like candy on Halloween night. Players should be able to unlock almost all the achievement points after one run through with the game. Outside of that, the other bright spot about Jumper is that it’s a short rollercoaster ride that you’ll be glad to get off of. Lasting only a few hours, it shouldn’t take too long to complete.
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Xbox 360Planet Xbox 360
As mentioned straightaway, Jumper's redeeming quality is its overwhelmingly easy Achievement Points. Be warned, however, this is no Avatar; you will have to play through the game to get all of them, perhaps even twice. Those looking for a quick 250 will only have to play through the first half-hour of the game, as each achievement is worth 50 points; with achievements rewarded for doing things as easy as killing enemies from each side. Most will not be able to stomach this pathetic game even through one playthrough. Those that earn the full thousand should earn a badge certifying them an official 'Achievement Whore'. Jumper: Griffin's Story drags movie-themed games to a new low. Piss-poor adaptations of movies is nothing new, but having the experience not even last as long as the film itself certainly is.
33
PlayStation 2PSX Extreme
Oh, and we'd like to point out one final ridiculous irony: in a game called Jumper, based on a movie called "Jumper," the character isn't allowed to JUMP. Seriously. You can "jump" across distances, but you can't just jump straight up in the air. Is that comedy gold, or what?
30
WiiJeuxvideo.com
A peine sorti, Jumper se téléporte parmi les jeux à licence sans aucune envergure. L'originalité du propos est noyée dans un gameplay ultra-classique et une réalisation en manque d'éclat. Cette adaptation peinera donc à satisfaire ceux qui ont apprécié le film, et suscitera l'indifférence des autres.
30
PlayStation 2Games Radar
Distinct elements give the PlayStation 2 iteration of Jumper: Griffin's Story a slightly different feel than the Xbox 360 release, but the end result is largely the same: a boring, unrefined, too-short brawler that you'll forget the second you eject the disc. We've already gone blank; what were we talking about?
30
WiiGames Radar
Distinct elements give the Wii iteration of Jumper: Griffin's Story a slightly different feel than the Xbox 360 release, but the end result is largely the same: a boring, unrefined, too-short brawler that you'll forget the second you eject the disc. We've already gone blank; what were we talking about?
24
Xbox 360Xbox360Achievements
To be honest I was hoping it could be fun, despite knowing in my heart it wouldn't be. This is simply one of the worst experiences I've had with a game on the 360. Awful camera angles completely ruin the interesting battle system, almost non-existent and overall poor sound effects make it better played on mute and the graphics simply confuse me as to what decade it is. I'm fairly certain I could pay some high schoolers to make a better game than this.
24
WiiCheat Code Central
Here lays just another sad tale of movie-turned-game that is underdeveloped and bad beyond belief. It has truly gotten to the point where I can not tell if the movie industry is just trying to play a cruel trick on us gamers by giving the go ahead on these projects. The concept of Jumper could actually make a fairly interesting game, but I would prefer that losses are just accepted at this point and we go our separate ways.
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Xbox 360Jeuxvideo.com
A peine sorti, Jumper se téléporte parmi les jeux à licence sans aucun intérêt, même si sa réalisation absolument catastrophique devrait lui assurer une certaine renommée dans le domaine.
20
Xbox 360Games Radar
All signs point to Jumper: Griffin's Story being a by-the-numbers, quickly assembled cash-in, but selecting poor, early-gen original Xbox brawlers as the template was a grave mistake. Those games at least made us chuckle; Jumper only makes us wince.
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Xbox 3604Players.de
Die Entwickler haben hingegen auf ganz andere Dinge wie zeitgemäße Optik, spielerische Abwechslung und jegliche Qualitätssicherung verzichtet. Auch eine vernünftig eingebettete Story sucht ihr vergebens: Wer die Kino- bzw. Buchvorlage nicht kennt, hat keine Ahnung, was zwischen den hektisch drögen Kämpfen überhaupt versucht wird zu erzählen. Da das ganze Trauerspiel nach zwei, drei Stunden aber ohnehin vorbei ist, spielt das wohl auch schon keine Rolle mehr. Lasst bloß die Finger von diesem dreisten Stück Softwaremüll, das selbst abgehärtete Trash-Sammler dauerhaft verstören kann!
18
WiiGame Informer Magazine
To all the truck drivers out there who are transporting copies of Jumper: Griffin's Story to retail, please redirect your shipments to Alamogordo, New Mexico. You'll know you are in the right location when you see thousands of E.T. cartridges moving out of the way to make room for you shipment.
18
Xbox 360Game Informer Magazine
To all the truck drivers out there who are transporting copies of Jumper: Griffin's Story to retail, please redirect your shipments to Alamogordo, New Mexico. You'll know you are in the right location when you see thousands of E.T. cartridges moving out of the way to make room for you shipment.
16
PlayStation 24Players.de
Die Entwickler haben hingegen auf ganz andere Dinge wie zeitgemäße Optik, spielerische Abwechslung und jegliche Qualitätssicherung verzichtet. Auch eine vernünftig eingebettete Story sucht ihr vergebens: Wer die Kino- bzw. Buchvorlage nicht kennt, hat keine Ahnung, was zwischen den hektisch drögen Kämpfen überhaupt versucht wird zu erzählen. Da das ganze Trauerspiel nach zwei, drei Stunden aber ohnehin vorbei ist, spielt das wohl auch schon keine Rolle mehr. Lasst bloß die Finger von diesem dreisten Stück Softwaremüll, das selbst abgehärtete Trash-Sammler dauerhaft verstören kann!
16
Xbox 3601UP
Jumper: Griffin's Story feels like a slapdash rush job, cobbled together in a few months to trick kids who don't know any better out of squandering their allowance. (Even the people responsible don't seem too proud of it: Neither developer associated with the project lists it on their company's respective websites.) The visuals aren't just crude, they're abysmal -- plenty of PlayStation 2 games offer graphics that outclass what's on display here. And in terms of pure content, this game offers so unbelievably little -- you can trudge through the whole thing in roughly two hours -- that it's nearly incomprehensible that this sits on the same shelf (with the same asking price, no less) as Devil May Cry 4. Yes, you can mine a treasure trove of Xbox Live achievement points from Jumper in no time flat, but come on...you can assuredly find some better way to waste your time, right?
15
Wii4Players.de
Die Entwickler haben hingegen auf ganz andere Dinge wie zeitgemäße Optik, spielerische Abwechslung und jegliche Qualitätssicherung verzichtet. Auch eine vernünftig eingebettete Story sucht ihr vergebens: Wer die Kino- bzw. Buchvorlage nicht kennt, hat keine Ahnung, was zwischen den hektisch drögen Kämpfen überhaupt versucht wird zu erzählen. Da das ganze Trauerspiel nach zwei, drei Stunden aber ohnehin vorbei ist, spielt das wohl auch schon keine Rolle mehr. Lasst bloß die Finger von diesem dreisten Stück Softwaremüll, das selbst abgehärtete Trash-Sammler dauerhaft verstören kann!
14
Xbox 360Shooterplanet
Herzlichen Glückwunsch! Ihr habt soeben die schlechteste Filmverwurstung aller Zeiten kennengelernt. Es mag ja viele Filme geben, denen unterdurchschnittliche Spiele spendiert wurden, aber so etwas hat die Welt noch nicht gesehen. Bei diesem Spiel stimmt einfach überhaupt nichts. Weder die hakelige Steuerung, noch die miese Grafik oder die anspruchslose KI können irgendjemanden hinter dem Ofen hervorlocken. Eher ist man dazu geneigt, seinen Kopf in den Ofen zu stecken, um sämtliche Sinne vor Jumper: Griffin`s Story zu schützen. Langweilig, langatmig, unfertig – dieses Spiel ist euer Geld nicht wert!
10
WiiPAL Gaming Network (PALGN)
If for some reason this review hasn't been clear enough, we'll reiterate. Jumper: Griffin's Story is not only one of the worst movie to game adaptations we've ever played, it's quite simply one of the worst games we've ever played. It's the kind of trash that would turn someone off gaming forever and with an RRP of $99.95 it's not only a rip off, it's crime against gamers worldwide. If this is how Brash Entertainment will be approaching movie to game adaptations in the future, then we're steering clear... and we advise you do too.
10
Xbox 360GameCell UK
Well yet again I've managed to yammer on for ages about a game barely worth your or my time, so let’s put us all out of our misery; this is the WORST 360 game I've played - by some distance. One day in the future I can imagine my grandchildren asking me "Grandiddly, did you fight in the war against terrorism?"...and I'll say "no kids, I played Jumper, it was a much tougher assignment". Jumper should have its own category, giving this one out of ten feels like I'm being too generous, and may be misleading you. AVOID.
10
Xbox 360Thunderbolt Games
There are simply no redeeming features to justify recommending Griffin's Story, even for people who are inexplicably fans of the movie. If you were on a quest to find a more pointless way to waste ninety minutes of your life than to watch Jumper, then you'd need look no further.