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Viewtiful Joe: Red Hot Rumble

MobyRank MobyScore
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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The Press Says

NZGamer GameCube Apr 09, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Gaming Target PSP Apr 19, 2006 7.4 out of 10 74
Digital Entertainment News (den) GameCube Apr 30, 2006 7 out of 10 70
Game Informer Magazine PSP May, 2006 7 out of 10 70
4Players.de PSP May 22, 2006 67 out of 100 67
4Players.de GameCube May 22, 2006 67 out of 100 67
Cheat Code Central PSP Mar 30, 2006 3 out of 5 60
Game Shark GameCube Dec 12, 2005 C+ 58
Gaming Age GameCube Dec 02, 2005 C 50
Pocket Gamer UK PSP Mar 27, 2006 5 out of 10 50

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Mar 13, 2009

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Contributed to by Big John WV (25261)