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Viewtiful Joe

Game Description: In this fighting action game from Capcom USA Studio 4's Atsushi Inaba, players take control of an average, well, Joe as he's transported into his favorite movie. In his new environment, Joe discovers he has all the abilities of Hollywood action-hero when he becomes Viewtiful Joe. Using cel-shading techniques, VJ boasts a unique visual style that blends colorful 3D environments with a twisted take on traditional 2D gameplay. Joe's power stems from his skillful martial arts attacks, high-flying acrobatics, and time-bending special effects. Players can slow down or speed up time when attacking/ dodging enemies, as well as zoom in on the action to execute different attacks.

Viewtiful Joe – Review

Capcom's Viewtiful Joe is an all-too-knowing parody of genre cliches in various forms of entertainment, from videogames to television to film. It's exactly the kind of game where one might expect a hearty wink after an enemy says, "Who do you think you are, some kind of Rock Man?"

Viewtiful Joe – Consumer Guide

According to ESRB, this game contains: Intense Violence, Blood

Boktai: The Sun is in Your Hand – Review

I can do without a lot of the pseudo-religious preachiness that certain games inflict on the player in the form of hefty non-interactive dialogue. While a game can spout out socially relevant and morally suggestive dialogue all it wants, it's just as easy for gamers to impatiently scroll through the text while letting their eyes wander around the room and not paying any attention to the message that the game is so painstakingly trying to convey.

Boktai: The Sun is in Your Hand – Consumer Guide

According to ESRB, this game contains: Fantasy Violence

Boktai: The Sun is in Your Hand

Game Description: Playing Boktai requires sunlight. The solar sensor responds to the player's environment and reflects the amount of solar energy (sunlight) in the game at real time. When there is strong sunlight, solar energy charges up quickly. When weak, it charges up slowly. Sunlight is required mainly to charge energy to the solar gun which is the player's only weapon, and to fight the boss at the Pile Driver. And during moments other than these, the sensor will detect solar energy, causing the game content to change. In Boktai, with the real time clock inside the cartridge, game contents change over time from daytime to nighttime, just like actual time in our world. The Undead that are active during the night stay quiet in the dungeon during the day.

Everblue 2

Game Description: Explore the magic of deep-sea diving. Follow heroes Leo and Zucco as they explore the truth behind tales of the Caribbean’s Bermuda Triangle and Coral Reef in this expansive underwater role-playing adventure. Uncover the sea’s mysteries, as you freely explore sunken treasure ships, play with dolphins and other underwater sea life, wander the great Coral Sea and avoid shark attacks. It’s a fun-filled adventure for all ages!

Everblue 2 – Review

A few minor exceptions aside, most role-playing games have been wedded to the fantasy genre. This is no doubt due in a large part to the format's origins in the pen and paper world of Dungeons & Dragons. Whether you're smashing orcs over the head in Neverwinter Nights or defeating some ugly monstrosity with a fire spell in any of the Final Fantasy games, the setting is the same (albeit with small alterations). Rest assured that if you're playing a role-playing game (RPG), you'll be lost in a world full of mages, fantastic beasts and people who have names like Wakka.

Everblue 2 – Consumer Guide

According to ESRB, this game contains: Everyone Animated Blood, Mild Violence

Magic Pengel: The Quest for Color

Game Description: Magic Pengel: The Quest for Color amalgamates the cuddly monster collection and turn based battle of a Pokemon or Digimon game with the creativity of a paint program. You are a Doodler, whose digital drawings can be brought to life to fight for their creator so go on make merry mayhem with the magic monsters.

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