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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.

Screenshots

JSRF: Jet Set Radio Future Xbox Making some twists and turns in the air get you some points.
JSRF: Jet Set Radio Future Xbox Main Menu
JSRF: Jet Set Radio Future Xbox Doing stunts like this are more than easy. All you need is to press the right button and leave the CPU do the rest.
JSRF: Jet Set Radio Future Xbox Going backwards will, of course, reduce your max speed.

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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

GamePro (US) Feb 20, 2002 5 out of 5 100
Gaming Target Mar 08, 2002 9.3 out of 10 93
Netjak Apr 03, 2002 9.1 out of 10 91
X-Power Apr 23, 2002 9 out of 10 90
GameSpot Feb 25, 2002 8.7 out of 10 87
Jeuxvideo.com Mar 21, 2002 17 out of 20 85
Game Informer Magazine Mar, 2002 8 out of 10 80
GameSpy Feb 15, 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Press Start Online Aug 01, 2005 14 out of 20 70
Fragland.net Jan 23, 2003 67 out of 100 67

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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