According to ESRB, this game contains: Mild Language, Violence
Parents, who don't mind their kids watching all the punching and kicking found in a typical Power Rangers episode, shouldn't have any issues with Jackie Chan Stuntmaster. Like most of Jackie's actual movies, the game is bloodless and rather family-friendly.
Diehard Jackie Chan fans expecting Jackie Chan Stuntmaster to be on the same caliber as some of today's hottest games will be sorely disappointed at the old-school fighting mechanics and the low-budget look and feel. Its more Big Brawl than Police Story.
Though less demanding fans with more patience and those who actually like classic fighting games such as Double Dragon and Final Fight, may be able to endure some of Jackie Chan Stuntmaster's shortcomings and realize some of its more entertaining qualities. Its also worth mentioning that those who also manage to beat the game will also be treated to a surprisingly interesting secret "Shaolin Temple" level, that pays tribute to the Jackie's Drunken Master films. The stage takes place in ancient China, has Jackie sporting in a traditional Chinese robe and even has a some new Drunken Fist attacks. Lastly, no Jackie Chan production would be complete without outtakes during the credit roll and Jackie Chan Stuntmaster manages to virutally simulate some rather amusing ones in prerendered cut-scenes.
Somewhere between all the gaming, Chi some how managed to finish high school and get into the New York Institute of Technology. At the same time, Chi also interned at Virtual Frontiers, an Internet software consultancy where he learned the ways of HTML. Soon after acquiring his BFA, Chi went on to become the lead Web designer of the Anti-Defamation League. During his tenure there, Chi was instrumental in redesigning and relaunching the non-profit organization's Web site.
Today, Chi is the webmaster of the American Red Cross in Greater New York and somehow managed to work through the tragic events of September 11th without losing his sanity. Chi considers GameCritics.com his life's work and continues to be amazed that the web site is still standing after the recent dotcom fallout. It is his dream that GameCritics.com will accomplish two things: 1) Redefine the grammar of videogames much the same way French film critic Andre Bazin did for the art of cinema and 2) bring game criticism to the forefront of mainstream culture much the same way Siskel & Ebert did for film criticism.
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