Conclusion: The originality of the Jet Set series, enthralling game play, audio and superb replay value make this game a must have for any serious gamer. Even with some let downs as far as a more advanced controlling system and custom audio features, Sega has managed to put out another ground breaking game that...
Excerpt: When Jet Grind Radio for the Sega Dreamcast was released in 1999, it garnered a butt-load of attention thanks to its hip and stylish presentation that can be partly credited to its use of cel-shaded graphics.
Excerpt: Jet Set Radio Future is all about hip futuristic culture and style. You get to play as one of the GG gang, a group of hip rollerbladers that uses graffiti as a means to an end, either to mark new territory, cover up opposing gang's graffiti, or as a weapon against the Rokkaku police.
Pros: Excellent style musically and visually, Large levels, Lots to do after initial completion of levels
Cons: Slight Camera issues, Repetitive Sound Effects, Limited tricks
Summary: Jet Set Radio Future is one of the most underrated games on the Xbox. There is so much style and personalit in this game that it is almost impossible not to enjoy it. Tight gameplay, gorgeous graphics, and an excellent soundtrack all add up to an amazing experience.
Excerpt: I'll admit it, I was never a big fan of the original Jet Grind/Set Radio. The time limits irked me from the beginning, and I got even more pissed when I discovered that you couldn't revisit stages to acquire all the hidden graffiti souls (items that gave you new tags.) Also..
Excerpt: I've got to admit the advance word on Jet Set Radio Future , namely that it was 'dumbed down' and 'annoying shrill music' got to me. Rumors of the Jet Grind Radio 's complex analog tags replaced with one simple pull of the analog trigger and the funky beats replaced with girls screaming about MSG at...
Conclusion: JSRF is a unique title, the only game you could begin to compare it against is the Tony Hawk series, but once you actually start to play the game you will see that both titles tackle the genre in two completely different ways.