My Jet Grind Radio review for Game Boy Advance is now live. You can read the full review from the Review page, or by clicking here.

Also, did you know that Cyberphile has a Facebook page? Feel free to swing by and get our new posts in your newsfeed.

Here’s the bottom line if you don’t have time to read the full review:


  • It’s definitely Jet Set Radio.
  • Retains the fast paced arcade style gameplay.


  • Bad controls.
  • Poorly looped tunes.
  • Unbalanced difficulty.
  • Lazy gameplay with glitches and bad added dialogue.

Final Score: 5/10

Ultimately though, if you need a pocket-sized dose of Jet Set Radio and don’t have a PlayStation Vita to play the HD remake, this can give you that quick hit of Tokyo-to. Ultimately, it’ll just leave you pining for the real thing, though. I feel like I disliked playing this game about as much as the developers disliked making it.