Viewtiful Joe

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Viewtiful Joe
Viewtiful Joe.png
Game general and emulation properties:
CERO rating: A
ESRB rating: T (Cartoon Violence, Suggestive Themes)
PEGI rating: 12+
GRB rating: ALL
Widescreen patch available
Languages supported:
English: SLES-52678 & SLUS-20951 & SLKA-25220 & SLKA-25452
Japanese: SLPM-65699
German: SLES-52678
French: SLES-52678
Spanish: SLES-52678
Italian: SLES-52678
Region NTSC-U:
Serial numbers: SLUS-20951
Release date: August 24, 2004
Windows Status: ?
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?
Region PAL:
Serial numbers: SLES-52678
Release date: October 1, 2004
Windows Status: ?
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?
Region NTSC-J:
Serial numbers: SLPM-65699
SLKA-25220 (Korea)
SLKA-25452 (BigHit, Korea)
Release date: September 9, 2004
September 23, 2004 (Korea)
October 23, 2008 (BigHit, Korea)
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?

Developer(s): Clover Studio
Publisher(s): Capcom
Genre: Action, Fighting, Platformer
Wikipedia: Link
Game review links: Metacritic90/100
Game description: Joe is no ordinary man and Viewtiful Joe is no ordinary game. Capcom's new superhero action game mixes funky cartoon-style visuals with classic side-scrolling gameplay and introduces the world's quirkiest million dollar action hero. More than just any ordinary dude, Joe must transform into the ultimate superhero. It's up to you to activate the correct view mode like "slow" or "zoom in" in order to clobber your enemies with beautiful style. You can also speed up or slow down your visual effects for even more "viewtiful" moves. Viewtiful Joe mixes an innovative viewpoint with an amazing stunt-filled action movie universe.
The gameplay of Viewtiful Joe features traditional 2D platform side-scrolling intermixed with 3D cel-shaded graphics. Abilities known as "VFX Powers" grant the player special actions for combat and puzzle-solving, such as slowing down or speeding up time.


Winlogo.png Test configurations on Windows:


Environment Configurations Comments Tester
Region OS CPU/GPU Revision Graphics Sound/Pad
NTSC-J Windows
  • Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16Ghz
  • Nvidia GTS 250 512MB
28 01 2013 1.1.0 r5541- GSdx 5464 SSE41
  • SPU2-X 2.0.0 5478
  • LilyPad 0.11.0 5403
Still playable., Minor bugs on the cell shading/blur effects.


Trivia

  • Original names: ビューティフルジョー 新たなる希望 (SLPM-65699), 뷰티플 죠 (SLKA-25220)
  • Also known as Viewtiful Joe: Arata naru Kibou (JP)



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