Viewtiful Joe 2

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Viewtiful Joe 2
North American cover art
Game general and emulation properties:
CERO rating: A
ESRB rating: T (Cartoon Violence)
PEGI rating: 12+
OFLC rating: PG
Widescreen patch available
Languages supported:
English: SLES-52868 & SLUS-20939
Japanese: SLPM-65824 & SLPM-61094
German: SLES-52868
French: SLES-52868
Spanish: SLES-52868
Italian: SLES-52868
Region NTSC-U:
Serial numbers: SLUS-20939
Release date: December 7, 2004
CRCs: 1B7DA82A
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?
Region PAL:
Serial numbers: SLES-52868
Release date: April 1, 2005
April 15, 2005 (Australia)
Windows Status: ?
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?
Region NTSC-J/C/K:
Serial numbers: SLPM-65824
SLPM-61094 (Demo, Body Omen)
Release date: December 16, 2004
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?

Developer(s): Clover Studio
Publisher(s): Capcom
Genre: Action, Fighting
Wikipedia: Link
Game review links: IGN9/10, Metacritic85/100
Game description: Joe and Silvia are back in this sequel to Viewtiful Joe. This time you have more style, new special moves, and more than 40 new enemies to defeat. Now Joe's trusty aircraft transforms into various shapes to support his activities throughout the game's many stages. In addition to Joe, you can play as Silva, Joe's girlfriend. Call upon the powers of Joe and Silvia, and get ready to both solve new puzzles and save the day.

Winlogo.png Test configurations on Windows:

Environment Configurations Comments Tester
Region OS CPU/GPU Revision Graphics Sound/Pad
NTSC-U Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Intel Core i5-3210M @ 2.50GHz
  • NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M 2GB
1.0.0 GSDX r5334
  • SPU2-X 2.0.0
  • LilyPad 0.11.0
BIOS: USA v01.60, HACKS: Speed hacks: EE cycle rate/VU cycle stealing untouched.Other hackes all ticked except "Fast CDVD".All other settings stock, A somewhat CPU intensive game EE flux between 66% - 85% on cutscenes/boss fights, 58-60fps with 1024x768 resolution. NTSC version tested working. Ran on a Lenovo IdeaPad,using DX10/11 mode GSdx. Kenshii
NTSC-J Windows
  • Intel Core2 Duo E8500 @ 3.16Ghz
  • Nvidia GTS 250 512MB
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.


  • Original names: ビューティフルジョー2 ブラックフィルムの謎 (SLPM-65824)
  • Also known as Viewtiful Joe 2: Black Film no Nazo (JP)

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