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JSRF: Jet Set Radio Future (Xbox)

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Description

A follow up to the Dreamcast title Jet Grind Radio. The setting is Tokyo in the year 2024. Freedom is a valuable commodity and freedom of expression even more so. Gangs of misbehaving teens strap on rocket-powered roller blades and skate, grind, and mark their territory with graffiti tags.

Players take the role of the GGs, and can choose between any member of the gang, each with different stats, while in gang HQ. The city of Tokyo can be leisurely explored without a time limit, but the heat will be turned up when story missions are activated and the GGs find themselves being challenged by rival gangs or under attack from the cops. This time around spraying no longer requires thumbstick inputs; just roll up and start spraying away, although large tags still require more cans than smaller tags. Each section of the city has hidden objectives that are revealed by finding a hidden tape, and once completed these challenges will unlock new graffiti patterns.

In multiplayer modes players can challenge each other to races, point battles, and other competitions both in zones from the single player game as well as in special arenas.

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JSRF: Jet Set Radio Future Xbox Fear of heights is something you shouldn't have, as our hero is as good as with a parachute on his back all the time.
JSRF: Jet Set Radio Future Xbox Main Menu
JSRF: Jet Set Radio Future Xbox Getting some spray cans for some wall damage.
JSRF: Jet Set Radio Future Xbox Main Title

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User Reviews

One groovy game with equally groovy soundtrack Aki Fales (3) 3.86 Stars3.86 Stars3.86 Stars3.86 Stars3.86 Stars
What Have they done to the franchise? Classic Nigel (150) 2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars
Vibrant, stylish and full of beans Rupert Breheny (117) 4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars
Very cool Mullet of Death (604) unrated

The Press Says

Gaming Target Mar 08, 2002 9.3 out of 10 93
GamersMark Jan 10, 2003 9.1 out of 10 91
X-Power Apr 23, 2002 9 out of 10 90
Play.tm Mar 24, 2002 90 out of 100 90
GameSpot Feb 25, 2002 8.7 out of 10 87
Game Critics Apr 17, 2002 8.5 out of 10 85
4Players.de Jun 11, 2002 82 out of 100 82
Game Informer Magazine Mar, 2002 7 out of 10 70
Fragland.net Jan 23, 2003 67 out of 100 67
Eurogamer.net (UK) Apr 25, 2002 6 out of 10 60

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Jet Set Radio Future appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2002 – Best Music of the Year (Xbox)

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NeoMoose (1103) added JSRF: Jet Set Radio Future (Xbox) on Feb 23, 2002