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Jet Set Radio HD: Review

Posted on September 19, 2012 by Matthew Regier

Sega has brought back a blast from the past with a new shiny gloss. It’s time dust off those roller skates and tune in back into Jet Set Radio HD. After 12 long years this fan favorite Dreamcast title is back. Fresh onto the virtual shelves of PSN, Xbox Live Arcade, and PC, Jet Set Radio a hip, colourful experience about tagging the streets and pulling off tricks on roller skates while do so. During its initial release, Jet Set Radio was showered with praise for its unique overall design, catchy and upbeat soundtrack and winner of E3’s “Best Console Game” in 2000. After more than a decade, does Jet Set Radio HD still hold itself up against this new generation of games?

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Jet Set Radio Rerelease Tagged For $9.99

Posted on August 13, 2012 by Les Major

Jet Set Radio is set to tear up consoles yet again starting in September! Playstation Plus members are the first to get a chance to pick up the classic skater game on Sept 11th. Non-plus PS3 users will get the game a week later on the 18th. After that the Vita version will be available on October 16th. The rerelease will be available to Xbox Live Arcade and Steam users September 19th.

Originally available for the Dreamcast this game was called Jet Grind Radio in North America. The rerelease is priced at 800 Microsoft points on XBLA and $9.99 across the other venues.


Jest Set Radio Lands On Mobile Devices This Fall

Posted on July 23, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

Sega’s is unrelenting when it comes to their push to see Jet Set Radio on every platform conceivable. Originally announced as an HD remake, featuring several of the original tracks from the Dreamcast classic, for the Xbox Live and Playstation Network the game has now been confirmed for mobile phones.

For all of you worrying whether or not the game will be a faithful recreation, or will even run on your particular favorite flavor of mobile device shouldn’t be too worried. JSR will be coming to both Android and iOS alongside the other four announced platforms.  Even cooler, in the iOS/Android builds of the game you can use your camera to create custom in-game graffiti.

The mobile version of JSR shares the same vague summer release date as its other siblings. We’ll update this story as soon as we get a more specific date.



SEGA Reveals JSR HD’s Soundtrack

Posted on June 1, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

SEGA has revealed the final soundtrack for this summer’s re-release of the vibrant graffiti game, Jet Set Radio. The original was known not only for its colorful pallet and use of cell shading but also its use of upbeat J-POP and electronica.

Are you ready to grind rails and tag walls all while avoiding the cops? Not all of the music from the original has made it into the re-release but this new version of JSF does contain music from SEGA’s own Hideki Naganuma and Guitar Vader.

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