VIP is a game based on a TV show about a personal security agency from Beverly Hills. Developed by Ubisoft Shanghai, V.I.P on the PS1 is what happens you take one part rhythm game (DDR), one part shooting game (Virtua-Cop), and one part beat em up (Die Hard Arcade). Just blend it all together and!
Now look, you may be thinking that this game is going to be a straight forward homage to what the TV show was all about. Which was just… Stylish bodyguards. Solving crimes? Stylishly? Look, the show wasn’t all that good. Best case: maybe it’s a lazy but passable slapped-together action game, right? No. It’s worse.
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