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6.6* out of 10

Car Battler Joe

In depth RPG storyline to build your character and car in! Fully Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

GamesAreFun
15 January 2004
  • Excerpt: The story is traditional RPG fare. Joe has grown up hearing stories of his long lost father's car battler exploits and dreaming of becoming a battler himself. Upon reaching the age of 16, he finds that his father has left him both a vehicle and a control robot. With his brand new driver's license in hand (complete with bad photo), Joe begins his driving adventures and a quest to track down dear old dad.
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Overall 9
8.6
Gameplay 9
8.9
Graphics 9
8.8
Sound 9
8.8
Storyline 8
7.8
Control 9
8.9

Expert Review

RPGFan
11 October 2003
  • Excerpt: The sim-type RPG is a subgenre of RPG that features simulation elements as well as RPG elements. A good example of this is Harvest Moon, which combines farming-sim elements with RPG elements. It's an unlikely combo, but the game's fervent fan base cannot lie. Everyone I know who plays it absolutely loves it. The danger of sim-type RPGs like this is that mass-market appeal is limited.
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Car Battler Joe – Review

GameCritics.com
14 June 2003
  • Excerpt: For many dedicated gamers, the act of purchasing games is as much a part of the experience as playing them (perhaps this is the problem of trying to elevate the discourse of videogames beyond the consumer entertainment level). While a gamer can do obsessive amounts of research by reading all the latest magazine and Web site content, putting down fifty dollars when the times comes is still very much a gamble.
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Car Battler Joe Review

GameSpot
10 February 2003
  • Excerpt: Once in a while, a refreshing and innovative game slips by unnoticed. In October 2002, when major publishers were rolling out massive holiday advertising campaigns, Natsume quietly released a game titled Car Battler Joe. The easiest way to describe it is to call it a role-playing game with cars--a cross between Final Fantasy, Pokémon, and Twisted Metal. Joe and his copilot, Pal, in their garage.
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