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After Joe accidentally steps in the set of Captain Blue's latest movie and ruins Jasmine's big break, he spots a group of thugs running away with Captain Blue's film canister. Join Viewtiful Joe and his friends as they try to get Captain Blue's film back!

Double Trouble is a standard side-scrolling beat-em-up in the vein of earlier entries in the Viewtiful Joe series. As with earlier entries in the series, Double Trouble sets itself apart from other games in the genre with the inclusion of VFX powers. The VFX powers in this game include:
  • Slow - Joe's signature VFX move, this allows him to slow down time to effectively dodge and counter enemy attacks.
  • Scratch - Shake things up and drop items on enemies, or just shake them until they're dizzy.
  • Split - Alter your environment by cutting a new path yourself.
  • Slide - Get a closeup view of the action and add a little extra power to Joe's hits.


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Viewtiful Joe: Double Trouble! Screenshot
Viewtiful Joe: Double Trouble! Concept Art
Viewtiful Joe: Double Trouble! Concept Art
Viewtiful Joe: Double Trouble! Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Viewtiful Joe: Scratch!" -- Japanese Title

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Critic Reviews Mar 09, 2006 17 out of 20 85
N-Zone Mar 15, 2006 85 out of 100 85
Game Shark Dec 12, 2005 B+ 83
GamePro (US) Nov 18, 2005 4 out of 5 80
Press Start Online Jun 13, 2006 15 out of 20 75
1UP Nov 15, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75 (UK) Dec 22, 2005 7 out of 10 70
GameSpy Nov 07, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Mar 31, 2006 7 out of 10 70
G4 TV: X-Play Jan 31, 2006 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40


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breakyboy (1631) added Viewtiful Joe: Double Trouble! (Nintendo DS) on Feb 18, 2006