Viewtiful Joe: Red Hot Rumble

Critic Score User Score
GameCube
61
4.5
PSP
68
2.8
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Description

This game is different from the previous incarnations, whereas this one takes its gameplay from the Super Smash Bros. series. The game features the main heroes, Joe, Capt. Blue and Silvia, along with many others as well as a group of villains fighting each other in a series of battles in multiple environments, such as a construction site, a warehouse and a wrestling ring to name a few.

The story has Captain Blue getting ready to shoot a new movie, but has trouble deciding who will be the lead character, so he sets up a tournament of the heroes to determine it. The player takes control of one of the three heroes, battling a set of enemies, each stage having their own set objectives to complete in order to advance. There is also a party mode that can support up to four-different players in an all out brawl. Players can collect "VFX Orbs" throughout the fight, collecting enough will allow the player to use a VFX power on the opponent(s).

The PSP port is virtually the same same, but with added content exclusive to it, a single player Trial Mode, where the player competes in a series of mini-games, the ability to play as Dante from the Devil May Cry series and a game sharing feature that lets players play wirelessly using Ad-Hoc and play certain stages using only one disc.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Viewtiful Joe VFX Battle" -- working title

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Critic Reviews

Playstation Illustrated PSP 2006 80 out of 100 80
GameZone PSP Apr 10, 2006 7.3 out of 10 73
AceGamez PSP 2006 7 out of 10 70
GamePro (US) GameCube Nov 10, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Thunderbolt Games GameCube Dec 08, 2005 7 out of 10 70
TTGamer PSP Jun 23, 2006 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot PSP Mar 27, 2006 6.9 out of 10 69
GameSpy GameCube Nov 11, 2005 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Pocket Gamer UK PSP Mar 27, 2006 5 out of 10 50
Gamekult GameCube Jan 27, 2006 4 out of 10 40

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