Jet Set Radio has an adventurous game. Its design based on the influences from Western culture in Japan in the 90s. The game was designed by Smilebit and published by Sega. It was first available for Sega Dreamcast in three different regions of the world in 2000: In Japan on June 29th; in North America on October 31st; in Europe on November 24. Besides Dreamcast, the game also offered for some other platforms like Java ME (2001 ), Game Boy Advance (2003-2004), PlayStation 3 (2012-2013)…
The content revolves around the competition between street gangs and the Police force. In addition, the battlefield is the famous shopping districts in the Japanese cities, such as Tokyo, Shinjuku and Shibuya. In which, four gangs will appear in the game, including: GGs (player’s gang), Noise Tanks, Love Shockers and Poison Jam. Besides, the head of the police force, Captain Onishima, will try to arrest all four gangs to prevent them from disturbing the streets.
How to play
Basically, the player is a member of the GGs to perform the required tasks. Specially, you will move by using a pair of Inline skates. Besides, the challenges are arranged in three different styles. The first type, Street, provides two types of tasks to perform. The first is moving around designated locations and spraying paint on the walls of the remaining three gangs. Besides spraying, the players have to also escape from the pursuit of the police force. If you are captured, the quest will fail. The second is to spray paint on the enemy. This mission will bring a chase, the enemy will find a way to escape, and you have to quickly reach the enemy to spray paint on them and gain bonus points. The second type of challenge is the Rival Showdown, which provides races with multiple competitors at the same time. Similar to the first mission type of Street, players will have to spray paint on the specified walls. However, this game will not be simple, because the members of the three gangs will try to spray paint on the wall in front of the player.
The final challenge is Trial. Players can unlock it when they complete Rival Showdown and Street missions. Besides, Trial also brings three different tasks for gamers to enjoy, including Jet Tech, Jet Graffiti and Jet Crash.
About the graphics, Jet Set Radio received many positive reviews from critics. The game’s 3D graphics are sharp, in which the image system is a new design with cel-shaded style.