Tom and Jerry: War of the Whiskers is a fun fighting game that was based on the famous cartoon series around the world, Tom and Jerry. This game was available by VIS Entertainment for three different platforms, PlayStation 2, Xbox, and GameCube. In which, PS 2 platform was in three different regions around the world. For North America, it was available by NewKidCo on October 22, 2002. Then, on March 14, 2003, it was released by Ubisoft for Europe. Success Corporation provided it on January 29, 2004, in the Japanese market. In addition, the remaining two platforms were only released in North America. GameCube was January 4, 2003, and Xbox was November 25, 2003. Besides, this game is a sequel to Tom and Jerry in Fists of Furry, which was available in November 2000 for two platforms. They were Microsoft Windows and Nintendo 64.
In Tom and Jerry: War of the Whiskers, players can participate in fun battles with two challenges, individual or multiplayer. In a personal challenge, you will fight the CPU’s characters. As for the multiplayer challenge, the manufacturer has designed to support up to four players at the same time to bring relaxing moments with friends or family. This game has four main game modes such as Challenge, Versus, Tag Team, and Tag Versus. In Challenge play, players will choose from one of seven available characters to use. After that, players will engage in battles with the remaining characters at different playgrounds.
Especially, at the end of this mode also brings battles with tycoons, Monster Jerry or Robot Cat. Versus mode is random matches with the CPU or another player. Unlike the first two modes, Tag Versus and Tag Team bring battles in pairs. Players will choose two characters to use and can easily change the characters in battle. The seven basic characters that you can use at the beginning are Tyke, Jerry, Butch, Spike, Duckling, Tom, and Nibble. Besides, the manufacturer also brings four hidden characters, and you have to unlock to control, Lion, Monster Jerry, Eagle, and Robot Cat. Note, they are only unlocked after you have won many victories in CPU battles. Along with the diverse character system, there are all 75 different types of weapons to use. In particular, the characters have also their costumes, and players have to collect them to equip the characters.
In the graphics, Tom and Jerry: War of the Whiskers has a design with an animated style. From the characters to the context are beautiful. The color system is a variety of bright colors to make the game suitable for different ages.