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               |             Platform: Wii                             |
               |            Developer: Sega, Platinum Games (2009)     |
               |                Genre: Action                          |
               |               Rating: M (Blood and Gore, Mature Humor,|
               |                          Strong Language, Drug        |
               |                          Reference, Intense Violence, |
               |                          Sexual Themes)               |
               |                                                       |
               |               Author: Georgi Samaras                  |
               |               E-mail: SophiaLee04@yahoo.com           |
               |              Version: 1.48                            |
               |         Last Updated: February 5, 2010                |
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    CONTENTS
    
      Welcome to MadWorld ....................... [int]
      Getting Around and Getting By ............. [con]
      Killseeker Vision ......................... [hud]
      Tools of the Trade ........................ [itm]
      The Book of Bodily Injury ................. [plg]
      Making Enemies Go Out in Style ............ [fnm]
      How to Play The Most Dangerous Game ....... [gmf]
      The "How To" of High Scoring .............. [hts]
      Walkthrough
        Varrigan City: Central Station .......... [vc1]
        Varrigan City: Downtown ................. [vc2]
        Varrigan City: Red Line Highway ......... [vc3]
        Asian Town: Great Wall Street ........... [at1]
        Asian Town: Bistro ...................... [at2]
        Asian Town: Sumo Arena .................. [at3]
        Mad Castle: Courtyard ................... [mc1]
        Mad Castle: The Dungeon ................. [mc2]
        Mad Castle: Sanctuary ................... [mc3]
        Area 66: Access Hangar .................. [661]
        Area 66: Facility ....................... [662]
        Area 66: Robot Factory .................. [663]
        Casino Land: The Strip .................. [cl1]
        Casino Land: The Tower .................. [cl2]
        Casino Land: Ring of Madness ............ [cl3]
      Now What? ................................. [ngp]
      MadWorld Game Script ...................... [gms]
      Submitted Tips and Tricks ................. [rvt]
      Credits and Other Junk .................... [mis]
      
      To make getting around the guide easier, I've implemented a keyword search
      feature.  Just copy and paste the three-letter keyword (complete with the
      brackets) of the section you want into your browser's Find feature (Ctrl+F)
      and it should take you where you want to go.
    
    
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    WELCOME TO MADWORLD                                    [int]
    
      MadWorld is a game where you slice people up with a chainsaw.  That's all you
      need to know; let's go!
    
      .
      .
      .
    
      Actually, there IS more to it than that.  This game is centered on a game
      called DeathWatch, which is a call back to the gladiatorial games of old,
      which means it's all about people killing each other to survive while an
      audience watches and gets high on the violence.  DeathWatch is a televised
      game show with bookies and sponsors making and placing bets on contestants,
      called Killseekers, with the winners coming up with mucho cash and bragging
      rights.  The most recent DeathWatch Games have taken over Jefferson Island,
      causing mad panic and the deaths of many city inhabitants falling prey to
      the game.
    
      Enter Jack.  Jack somehow breaks through the quarantine on the island and
      quickly gets a sponsor on the third day of the games.  Jack is a born natural
      when it comes to DeathWatch.  Jack has a flipping chainsaw attached to his
      artificial right arm.
    
      MadWorld is a comedic gore fest as well as a stylized work of video game art.
      It's also a blast to play.  Jack describes it best: "Like polo.  With
      chainsaws."
    
      What are you waiting for?!
    
    
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    GETTING AROUND AND GETTING BY                          [con]
    
      CONTROL STICK
        This moves Jack around.  Double tap in the same direction to get Jack to
        dash.  Pushing up on the stick when Jack is doing a punch combo will result
        in a straight punch to the face, a Jack brand Falcon Punch, if you will.
    
        When on a motorcycle, this steers the bike.
    
      C BUTTON
        Push C to reset the camera behind Jack.  Pushing in and holding C will
        allow you to lock on to the nearest enemy.  If you are surrounded and
        trying to focus on a specific enemy, locking on will be difficult.  It's
        best to run away and try picking your target as they run after you.
    
      Z BUTTON
        Z lets Jack jump.  If you jump and he is close to a ledge, he will
        automatically grab it and pull himself up.  Jumping also allows Jack the
        pleasure of airborne attacks.  Pushing Z before an attack will add some
        flair and even do a little more damage than normal (because of gravity,
        you see).
    
        When on a bike, Z lets you perform a Dash for a very short speed boost as
        long as the Dash gauge is full.
    
      NUNCHUK (SWING)
        Swinging the nunchuk makes Jack do a backflip.  Backflipping is his only
        form of dodging except in special cases when avoiding an attack up close,
        in which case he will do a slow-motion dive to the side (this is still
        initiated by swinging the nunchuk).  Jack is mostly invincible while
        dodging.
        While holding an enemy with A, swing the nunchuk to headbutt them if they
        start to squirm.
        The nunchuk is also used in power struggles and special moves.  It will
        appear on the screen and show you in which direction to swing when you need
        to.
    
        When on a bike, the nunchuk is used to grab and throw enemies on your left.
        When in an arena-type setting, it lets you perform a slick 180-degree turn
        which also causes nearby enemies to fly.
    
      A BUTTON
        The A button controls Jack's four-part punch combos, as well as normal
        attacks with weapons, which are vital to softening up an enemy.
        If you hold the A button, Jack will reach out and grab whatever is in front
        of him, be it an item or an enemy.  Items can only be picked up if you see
        the "Lift" command on the screen, and enemies should really only be picked
        up if they're stunned since they can wrestle free.
        The A button is also a finisher: if the "Finish" command flashes on the
        screen, hold A to perform a brutal finishing move.
        Here are some specific A moves listed in the game's manual:
    
          Run + A = Shoulder Charge
          Z + A = Jump Attack
          Dodge + A = Counter Punch
          A + twirl the Wii-mote = Giant Swing (finishing move on standing enemy)
          A + shake the Wii-mote = Ragdoll Slam (finishing move on prostrate foe)
    
        When on a motorcycle, the A button is the accelerator.
    
      B BUTTON
        B is my best friend, and it will be yours too, for B, good Killseeker, is
        your CHAINSAW!  Hold that button in and listen to that baby purr.  Pressing
        B is only good for bringing the saw out; you have to swing the Wii-mote to
        actually use it, but as long as B is held, your chainsaw gauge will
        deplete.  When the gauge is empty, the chainsaw can't be used until the
        gauge slowly refills.
        B also controls special moves for weapons, mostly in conjunction with the
        Wii-mote.
        Pressing B instead of A when you see the command for a finishing move
        results in a slightly more brutal end for whoever is dumb enough to stand
        up to Jack.
    
        B stands for brake when you're on a bike.  Alliteration is fun.
    
      CONTROL (D) PAD
        Up on the d-pad lets Jack pick up a healing item or a special weapon that
        prompts a "Pick Up" command.  Left and right allow Jack to switch between
        those special weapons and his chainsaw or fists.  Down is a taunt, which
        can be used to draw enemies in close to you.
    
      - (MINUS) BUTTON
        This pauses the game and brings up the map and options.  You can also view
        the level's time limit here since they weren't nice enough to put it on the
        HUD for you.  The time limit is stopped while the game is paused.  The two
        options available on the pause screen are "Play Log" and "Options".  The
        Play Log keeps track of how and how many times you've killed someone or
        something a certain way.  The Options let you tweak your settings.
    
      WII-MOTE (SWING)
        The Wii-mote is how you tear stuff up with your chainsaw.  It also has
        other functions and controls depending on which weapon you are holding.
        With no weapon, swinging it vertically results in an uppercut, and swinging
        it horizontally gives you a reverse punch, which is good for pushing away
        multiple enemies.
        While holding onto things with A, swinging the Wii-mote makes Jack throw
        them.
        Like the nunchuk, the Wii-mote is used a lot in power struggles and special
        moves, so watch the screen to know when and how to swing it.  It is most
        notably used to initiate the power struggles: one-on-one tests of strength
        with boss-type enemies.
    
        On a bike, the Wii-mote still controls the chainsaw, but it can only attack
        enemies on your right or the ones that successfully jump on your bike.  It
        also lets you do a 360-degree turn in an arena.
    
    
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    KILLSEEKER VISION                                      [hud]
    
      Since MadWorld is 90% black and white line art, 10% visual sound effects, and
      100% blood splatters, it can be a little hard to see around you before you
      get acclimated.  And even then it can still be kind of difficult.  The HUD
      (heads up display) can alleviate a lot of the pain.
    
      First up is the most important: the mini-map.  This is located in the bottom
      left.  Jack is the little yellow triangle in the center, all his potential
      victims are the red dots, white dots are enemies above/below you, and yellow
      dots are mini-bosses.  There are many times in the game when looking at the
      map makes more sense than looking at the screen.  Here is the legend
      (available along with a full map by pausing the game with the - button):
    
        Armory Box = Armory that is not yet available
        Sword = Armory weapon
        Heart = health item
        Star = Bloodbath Challenge
        Crown = ranking match
    
      If item icons appear white on the map, then they are a floor above or below
      you.  If they are yellow, they're on the same floor.  Just like with enemies.
    
      When on a bike, the speedometer replaces the mini-map.
    
      Sometimes by the map you will see little black squares or some text.  These
      are to keep track of how you are doing in regards to that level's DeathWatch
      Challenge.
    
      In the lower right is Jack's current score, his yellow health bar below that,
      his chainsaw gauge under that, and his remaining credits (extra lives) by his
      picture.  Your score skyrockets with the body count; your health depletes as
      you take damage and refills with pills and onions; the chainsaw meter
      depletes as long as you have B held and refills automatically when you let
      up; and the continues deplete as you die but replenish with balloons.
    
      On a bike, the Dash gauge replaces the chainsaw gauge.
    
      All levels have a Bloodbath Challenge or two that become accessible when you
      reach a certain score.  Once one is ready for you to join in, you will see
      its name in the upper right corner, as well as its icon on the map.
    
      On the right, in the middle of the screen, is your kill rating and score for
      a single enemy.  When you start landing blows on someone, this part of the
      screen keeps track of how much and how badly you hurt them until they finally
      die.  You can go from routine to ultra violent, and the whole idea is to get
      that rating and score as high as possible before your enemy dies and that
      kill's score is added to your total.
    
    
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    TOOLS OF THE TRADE                                     [itm]
    
      There's tons of crap scattered around Jefferson Island that Jack can use
      either for himself or on others.  As you make your way around an area, be
      sure to note all the items at your disposal.
    
      HEALING ITEMS
        As badass as Jack is, sometimes he needs a little help in the form of pick-
        me-ups.  These prompt a "Pick Up" message and are grabbed with the up
        button on the d-pad.  Enemies will sometimes drop them upon death or you
        can smash some of the breakable environment (like crates) to find them.
    
        Happy Pill:
        These are your small healing items.  They come in single or triple dosages,
        with the triple healing more than the single.
    
        Happy Onion:
        Jack is crazy about raw onions, and they will heal him and replenish his
        chainsaw gauge completely should he eat one.
    
        Jack Balloon:
        Red Jack balloons give Jack an extra credit, allowing him to come back for
        more if you happen to screw up and die.
    
      WEAPONS
        Special sponsor weapons are given if Jack is a good boy and kills a lot of
        things.  These are waiting in containers called Armories.  Some can even be
        found in breakable objects like crates.  All have their own movesets,
        special counter moves, and some even have finishers.  They will break after
        a certain amount of use.  You can also only have one at a time.  Like
        healing items, these are picked up with the d-pad.
    
        Spike Bat, Golf Club:
        These two weapons are of the same flavor in that you can beat things to
        death with them by hitting A but can perform a swing with B.  Swinging the
        Wii-mote without B simply results in a slower, more powerful swing.  If you
        are curious about your proficiency at hitting things long distances, the
        game will tell you how far your victims fly (golf club only, sadly).  The
        spike bat is damn near everywhere, but the golf club only appears in the
        Mad Castle.
    
        Daggers:
        With a weapon in each hand, Jack is more efficient: he can slice off limbs
        in seconds and leave behind nothing but a shambling torso with legs.  If
        that isn't enough, he can also turn into a bladed tornado if you hold B and
        shake the Wii-mote.  Jack will spin with his knives out, but you can't
        really control him when he does this.  The best part of the daggers'
        moveset is shaking the Wii-mote to jump, launch an enemy in mid-air, and
        then do an A combo on them, slamming them to the ground.  Luckily, the
        daggers show up in many different stages of the game.
    
        Spear:
        The spear is fun but, sadly, is also very rare, as you can only get one in
        the bistro in Asian Town.  A is a simple forward jab, and B is a forward
        thrust, able to skewer anything in Jack's path instantly.  He can skewer
        multiple enemies on a single spear, making a DeathWatch shish-kebob.  If
        you want to get rid of them and get points for the kills, hit A or swing
        the Wii-mote and Jack will swing the spear to fling them off.
    
        Torches:
        Yay for fire!  Beating an enemy with this will set him ablaze.  The B move
        is more fun because Jack apparently always has alcohol on his breath.
        Swing the Wii-mote sideways while holding B and he'll breathe into the
        torch to set anything near him on fire.  Like the bat and golf club,
        swinging the remote without B held just gives you a slow wind-up and swing
        ... but with fire!  Enjoy it while you can because you can only play with
        the torch in the Mad Castle.
    
        Magnet Gun:
        This is only available in Area 66 due to special circumstances.  Holding B
        activates the gun and drags nearby saps into it and holds them as long as
        they are metallic.  Pressing A propels them forward, preferably into a
        working fan or trash compactor.  This weapon has no other moves available,
        so it's a one-trick pony.
    
        Missiles:
        Missiles are a very special weapon: you only get them for a certain boss
        stage, and you'll see why when you get there.  Hitting A or B fires the
        missiles.  Yeah, they're boring.
    
      ENVIRONMENTAL WEAPONS
        In DeathWatch, the audience is everything, and they get bored by seeing you
        chainsaw people to death over and over.  They want variety.  They want you
        to ring a guy with a tire, shove a signpost through his head, and *then*
        cut him in half with a chainsaw.  You have to get to know the environment
        to get in good with the crowd.
        All items listed here prompt a "Lift" command.  You have to hold A to keep
        a grip on them and most are reusable.
    
        Breakable Objects:
        Stuff like crates are pretty useless when it comes to dealing damage, but
        they are fun to throw at people.  Their real use comes from potentially
        hiding items.  Breakable objects vary from level to level depending on the
        surroundings.  They tend to blend with the scenery, mostly because they are
        the scenery.
    
        Restraining Objects:
        Restraining items are anything that will instantly incapacitate a foe by
        either blinding him, limiting the use of his arms, or both.  These are
        usually tires, oil drums, helmets, anything that you can jam over someone's
        head.  Stronger enemies will jump away when you try to get them with these
        items, so you have to soften them up a bit and then try it.  Enemies can
        also use these items on Jack.
    
        Piercing Items:
        These are things you jam *into* someone's head, not over it.  Sign posts,
        lamp posts, umbrellas, toy trumpets, pinwheels, candlesticks, anything long
        and slender.  These pretty much render normal enemies dead on their feet.
        Use them like the restraining items: A + swing down.  These are by far the
        easiest way to rack up points since you can stick one enemy with up to five
        at a time and each signpost is worth hella points, as the commentators
        would say.
    
        Spiked Objects:
        The Rose Bush is a name given to anything that resembles a wall of spikes.
        There are also meat hooks and other spiky things lying around that you can
        impale enemies on; anything with a sharp point is made to impale.  You have
        two options: throw an enemy on them or drag their sorry ass up to it and
        impale them multiple times by shaking the Wii-mote.  Which do you think is
        better?
    
        Heavy Objects:
        These are not as common and are hard to spot.  They burden Jack when he
        holds them and are only good for slow, wide swings: stuff like benches,
        columns, and trees.  These are not as efficient as other weapons, but they
        sure do a good job of clearing the air in front of you.
    
        Grinders, Slicers, and Presses:
        These brutal weapons are immovable objects (meaning you have to bring the
        enemies to them, not the other way around) that are in motion for one
        purpose.  These are saws, fans, blades, gears, anything that you can toss
        someone into to cause them to hurt very badly.
    
        Electrical Appliances:
        Another kind of immovable object, anything emitting sparks can give an
        unfortunate sap a good taste of 1.21 jigawatt justice if they are brought
        near it.  Electrical signs, fuse boxes, train tracks... just watch for the
        tell-tale white sparks.
    
        Baiting Objects:
        Baiting items are clever devices used to distract enemies and gather them
        in one place, like on a spinning saw blade or under a huge press.  These
        are enemy-specific because only thugs would go after a case of money and
        only zombies would drop everything to chase down some raw meat.
    
        Other:
        There are some things that just don't belong with the others.  Take the
        trash bag for example.  Throw it at enemies to make them vomit.  Simple,
        but it's recorded in the play log so it must count for something.
    
      ACTIVATION OBJECTS
        Some objects prompt an "Activation" command, hence the name.  These are a
        bit of a mash-up.  A common item under this category is a zip line which
        Jack can use to reach different areas of a level.  Torture devices and
        restaurant bells also qualify.  They're basically anything Jack can
        interact with that isn't punching it or picking it up.
    
    
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    THE BOOK OF BODILY INJURY                              [plg]
    
      Otherwise known as your play log, accessible through the pause screen's menu
      when in the middle of a stage.  If you need a little more help understanding
      the lengths to which this game will go to help you murder pixelated people,
      then this will help.  Below are all of the things listed in your play log,
      arranged by location; however, there will be some cross-over.
    
      I do not believe anything special is gotten by filling this thing up or
      getting a certain amount of each kills.  It's just there for curiosity's
      sake.  I'm also listing it before the actual walkthrough to kind of give you
      a head's up as to what's in store.  I really don't think this will spoil
      anything.
    
      GENERAL
        Object Impalings:
        This is more for Rose Bush-like impalings rather than the sign variety.
        Anything that can kill on impalement falls under here.
    
        Fan Slice & Dicings:
        An object in motion that has sharp edges can only be in motion for one real
        purpose: to slice 'n dice.
    
        Torso Bisects:
        Believe it or not, slicing a guy in half with a chainsaw does not count as
        a torso bisect.  No, this kill is reserved for when you throw guys in
        dumpsters and other containers that slam closed on the victim.
    
        Cutting Saw Chops:
        See: Fan Slice & Dicings.
    
        Drum Explosions:
        Throwing an explosive barrel at anything will net you a hell of a lot of
        points and an almost guaranteed multi-kill should you aim it right.  Use in
        conjunction with baiting objects for massive damage.
    
        Crates Destroyed:
        This should be your highest number in the log because breaking things is
        good for fun and profit.
    
        Electrifications:
        Plenty of electricity to go around.  Just watch for the sparks.  It is very
        easy to push multiple enemies into electrified hazards, even by accident.
    
        Motorcycle Roadkills:
        Just what it sounds like.  You only get so many chances to run things down
        on a hog.
    
        Chainsaw Beheadings:
        Do a B finisher on an enemy on the ground and Jack will likely take his
        head off.  B finishing moves are random, so it's a crap shoot whether or
        not you'll get it.
    
        Defenestrations:
        n. a throwing of a person or thing out of a window
        To perform a defenestration, you need to throw someone out of an opening: a
        window (Great Wall Street and the Mad Castle Courtyard) or into outer space
        through a garbage chute (Area 66 Facility).  You will know you performed it
        correctly when you get a little cinematic of your victim falling to his
        death.  (Thanks to Alistair for help understanding what constitutes this
        type of kill.)
        For the record, I had to look this word up in a dictionary, thus proving
        this game's educational merit.  Take that, naysayers.
    
        Dagger Finishers:
        Perform a finisher with the daggers.  Not hard seeing as how they
        completely destroy anything you slice them with, leaving them open for a
        finisher.
    
        Chop Object Homeruns:
        To net this kill, you need to use the baseball bat's B move to hit a guy
        right into a dumpster or other such device that will chop him in two.  It
        has to be two pieces; hitting him into a fan or sawblade that produces
        multiple chunks does not count.
    
        Spear Finishers:
        Do a totally awesome finishing move with a spear.  This is a little harder
        since the lure of simply impaling everything with it is very great and
        much easier.
    
        Jumping Backbreakers:
        Thanks to Sochithra Chhun for help with this one: "Do an uppercut to launch
        an enemy into the air, and hold A.  Jack will grab the enemy by the arms
        while they're in midair and slam their back against his shoulders."  Jack
        can use this to stun or kill; for it to count, it's gotta kill.
    
        Giantswing Impalings:
        The Giant Swing is the A finishing move on a standing enemy.  Therefore,
        you need to swing him right into a Rose Bush for this to count.
    
        Ragdoll Impalings:
        Likewise, the Ragdoll Slam is the A finisher for enemies on the ground.
        The final swing needs to hurl them at a Rose Bush or spike for impalement.
    
        2x Chainsaw Dances:
        When in a New Game +, you get a double chainsaw, each swing of which kills
        in style.
    
      VARRIGAN CITY
        Sign Impalings:
        Pick up a sign and stick it in ... his head.  You sicko.
    
        Oil Drum Slams:
        Oil drums, flaming or otherwise, make for good restraints but your target
        can and will break loose after a time.
    
        Bull Head Slams:
        For this, you need to kill Big Bull Crocker in a power struggle and take
        his head.  You can then slam his helmet down on people.
    
        Flat Tire Slams:
        Ring a guy with a tire.  If you haven't caught on yet, anything described
        as a "slam" involves sticking something on or over a guy's head.
    
        Garbage-Stink Vomits:
        Throw a trash bag at someone and sit back and enjoy the projectile vomit.
        Actually, it's not very projectile at all.  But it's still funny.
    
        Swirlies:
        Jam a guy head-first in the toilet at the railway station and wait a bit
        for instant reliving of your high school days!
    
        Train Reamings:
        Self-explanatory.  This is why trains were invented.
    
        Drownings:
        This is accomplished by throwing enemies into the parasite-infested river
        from the waterfront.
    
      ASIAN TOWN
        Became Hamburger:
        Now you know what you eat when you go to your favorite burger place.  Throw
        enemies into the meat grinder in Great Wall Street to feed the masses!
    
        Trumpet Ear Slams:
        A new spin on the classic hearing device.  Ear trumpets are sold at a
        street vendor near you.
    
        Bonsai Slams:
        I'm pretty sure bonsai trees only appear in the bistro.  Take those little
        plant boxes and jam 'em over some ninja's head.
    
        Gong Ringings:
        Who doesn't love the sound of bells or gongs ringing?  These come complete
        with crappy jokes and puns from the announcers.
    
        Madam Yang Slams:
        The freakishly large doll heads will net you a Madam Yang Slam and an entry
        in the play log...
    
        Firecracker Snacks:
        ...as will the fireworks that appear on nearby vendor stands.  You didn't
        think they'd pass up the classic, did you?
    
        Flash Fryings:
        Throwing enemies into the tempura batter in the bistro nets you a Flash
        Frying style kill.  (Thanks to John for the correction on this one.)
    
      MAD CASTLE
        Painting Slams:
        In the castle courtyard, paintings found on the walls can be taken off and
        jammed over someone's head to temporarily put them out of commission.
    
        Chandelier Crushes:
        Just look for the huge "DIE HERE" painted on the floor in blood.  You can't
        miss it.
    
        Max Head Drive Dist:
        When you get the golf club, the game will start tracking how far you hit
        someone's head clean off his shoulders.
    
        Piranha Meals:
        There's a piranha tank in the library of the castle.  Throw a zombie or two
        in to give 'em a taste of their own meds.
    
        Pumpkin Head Slams:
        Like the doll heads, only scarier.  Or maybe not.
    
        Spiked Ball Slams:
        Spiked balls are found (appropriately) in the castle's dungeon.  Pull a
        mini-Little Eddie special with these.
    
        Burnings:
        When you have a torch in hand, there can only be one rule: kill it with
        fire!
    
        Guillotine Chops:
        You'd think it'd be hard to get a moving target under a guillotine, but
        these blades are good at what they do.  Just toss an enemy near them and
        they'll do the rest.
    
        Statue Slashings:
        Activate the hidden blade underneath the dungeon's Goddess Statue to take
        multiple zombies out.
    
        Evil Crows Killed:
        The crows are found in the courtyard and are kind of hard to kill if you
        try to hit them since they'll fly away.  Then tend to get caught in the
        crossfire when you go on a zombie killing spree though, and they leave
        little crow corpses for you to kick around.
    
        Catapultings:
        Both areas of the castle sport a fun catapult for some impressive splatter.
    
      AREA 66
        Tractor Beam Targets:
        See how many anal probings you can initiate.  Bonus points for throwing an
        alien in its own tractor beam!
    
        Globe Slams:
        Get a model planet from Area 66's control room and hit someone over the
        head with it.
    
        Flash Freezings:
        The freezer is on the second tier of the facility, in the small room with
        the bumpers and grinders.  Er, I mean, the objects you use to hurl enemies
        around the room and grind them into patties.  That's what I mean.
    
    
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    MAKING ENEMIES GO OUT IN STYLE                         [fnm]
    
      Finishing moves are what you get when Jack feels the need to send an enemy to
      the grave with a little special, more personal touch.  He can also only kill
      bosses in such a way.  You can perform them when an enemy is stunned enough
      to prompt a "Finish" icon on the bottom of the screen.
    
      Finishers can be done with either A or B.  There are only two finishing moves
      with A: the Ragdoll Slam and Giant Swing.  This leads to the next important
      point about finishers: you get different finishing moves depending on whether
      or not the enemy is on the ground or standing.  In the case of the A button,
      the Ragdoll Slam is the finisher for guys on the ground, and the Giant Swing
      is for when they are standing.
    
      So what about the B button?  Jack's B button finishing list is varied, since
      he can do a lot with just his bare hands and gets a couple finishing moves
      for almost every weapon he can wield.  This section of the walkthrough covers
      all the finishers that I have seen Jack perform (not counting boss fights
      because you will have to perform those no matter what and can't miss them,
      therefore you should not need me to describe them to you).  To recreate them,
      here are the basic finishing move rules:
    
      1. Punch an enemy or do whatever repeatedly until you see the finishing move
         prompt on the screen.
      2. Don't get so carried away that you kill him.  If you do, go back to the
         first step.
      3. Press A or B (always B in the case of a weapon, while either works for
         bosses) near the stunned enemy to perform your finishing move.
      4. Want to do a "lying down" move but your target is standing?  Just swing
         the Wii-mote up to uppercut the guy and leave him on the floor.  Make sure
         you do this before you see the prompt or you will end up killing him.
      5. Go to step 1 until satisfied.
    
      The only two factors that determine which finisher you use are 1) your weapon
      and 2) the enemy's position.  Here's the list:
    
      BAREHANDED
        A + Standing:
        Jack grabs an enemy by the legs and twirls him around.  You have to hold A
        and keep swinging the Wii-mote to keep your grip.
    
        A + Lying Down:
        Jack grabs the enemy by the foot and lifts him up and over his head,
        slamming him into the ground.  Repeatedly.  Until he lets go and the guy
        flies away, that is.
    
        Press A Rapidly:
        Doing a rapid punch combo by pressing A as fast as possible will make Jack
        go into a flurry of punches that ends with a wicked straight, sending his
        target and any nearby enemies flying backwards.  (Thanks to Robvalue for
        this one.)
    
        B + Standing:
        From behind, Jack grabs a guy by the neck, puts the chainsaw in his back,
        takes off his head with the spine still connected, and then throws it back
        at him.
    
        Jack punches his metallic hand into a guy's chest, rips out his heart, and
        crushes it in his fist.
    
        No chainsaw required: Jack gets an enemy by the neck and bends him over
        backwards, snapping him in two at the waist.
    
        Jack cuts a guy in two horizontally.
    
        Jack cuts a guy in two vertically.
    
        After a swift punch to the gut, Jack grabs a guy by the head and apparently
        rips his neck out.
    
        With a neat little twirl, Jack uses his chainsaw to take off an enemy's
        legs.  This leaves them open for another B finisher of the head-stomping
        variety.
    
        B + Lying Down:
        Jack will keep the enemy in place with his foot and take his head off with
        a chainsaw to the neck.
    
        Jack grabs a guy by the neck, jams his chainsaw in his gut, and lets it
        travel up the spine.
    
        Jack stomps his foot down and crushes the enemy's head.  You can only do
        this to an enemy on the ground who has been bisected horizontally, as they
        will still be alive and need to be finished.
    
        B + In the Air:
        Jack gives in to the bullet time fad.  When you uppercut an enemy who is
        ready for a finisher, Jack will position himself underneath the guy and
        jam the chainsaw straight up into his gut for a bloody shower.
    
      SPIKE BAT
        Sadly, the bat has no finishing moves, but a simple combo with it should be
        enough to leave an enemy open for one.
    
      DAGGERS
        Standing:
        Jack takes an enemy's head clean off his shoulders when you pull the
        remotes away from each other.
    
        Jack jams the daggers into an enemy's gut, lifts him up over his head, and
        rips him in two while striking a savage pose afterwards.
    
        Lying Down on Back:
        Jack sits on top of an enemy and repeatedly stabs the daggers into his back
        while you shake the Wii-motes.  He then sticks one dagger into the guy's
        head and takes it off, along with part of his spine before holding it up
        like a trophy and then throwing it to the ground.  Did I mention that the
        daggers have the best finishing moves?
    
        Lying Down on Stomach:
        Jack pins an enemy with one dagger in the back and then stomps his head
        clean off his shoulders.  (Thanks, John.)
    
      SPEAR
        Standing:
        Jack flips an enemy in the air and chops them into pieces with the spear by
        twirling it.  You need to swing the remote down to chop the remains in
        half and end the move.
    
        Lying Down:
        This finisher is the same as if they were standing because Jack flips the
        enemy into the air either way, making the end result the same.
    
      GOLF CLUB
        No finishers for the golf club...
    
      TORCH
        ...or the torch.  Because, you know, fire pretty much does it.
    
      KATANA
        Standing:
        Jack slices first the arm and then the torso, stylishly twirling his sword
        afterwards to show off.  It does look pretty cool when he does it.
    
        Lying Down:
        No down finisher.  The katana just has the one.
    
      DOUBLE CHAINSAW
        This thing is a chainsaw.  With two blades.  This beast doesn't need a
        finishing move.  One swing of this thing *is* a finishing move.
    
    
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    HOW TO PLAY THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME                    [gmf]
    
      (Literary references are bonus points.)
    
      The game follows a pretty strict pattern.  You 1) pick a stage, 2) pick an
      area in the stage, 3) view an intro cutscene, 4) cut loose until the boss
      fight is unlocked, 5) finish off the boss, 6) goto 1.  Simple in theory, but
      the areas and stages are pretty diverse in enemies, environments, and
      challenges. Boss fights can also be tough unless you know some tricks.  The
      DeathWatch game is easy to jump into though, and you'll get a good feel for
      it soon enough.
    
      YES, THE OBJECT REALLY IS TO KILL EVERYTHING AS BRUTALLY AS POSSIBLE
        When you are in an actual level, you need to reach a certain score to
        unlock the boss fight to finish completely.  You can only do this by
        getting in the audience's good graces to get points.  Your audience is made
        up of sick bastards, so you need to be equally sick in order to please
        them.  Refer to the sections above to get a feel for what kind of tools are
        at your disposal.
    
      DEATH IS AN ILLUSION ... UNTIL CREDITS = 0
        You start each level with a time limit and 2 credits to your name, meaning
        you can die a total of three times before you have to start over.  Dying
        gets you a little lesser bonus at the end of a level, but other than that
        there are no real drawbacks since you restart exactly where and when you
        were when you died.  You have to start over completely if you use all your
        credits though.
    
      YOUR SPONSOR AND DEATHWATCH CONTROL HAVE GOT YOUR BACK
        Bonuses are unlocked as you kill and raise your score: mini-bosses,
        weapons, healing items, etc.  The list of bonuses for a level is displayed
        on the screen before you start, and, once unlocked, bonus items and
        challenges will appear on your map.
        Most levels have a DeathWatch challenge that nets you extra points should
        you finish.  Every level has a unique challenge that is covered in the
        walkthrough.  Most challenges after that are generic and may fall under one
        of these categories:
    
          Get X amount of points.
          Slaughter X amount of enemies.
          Kill the boss in X minutes.
          Finish without using a continue.
          Finish without taking damage.
    
        They are totally optional and are only there to help raise your score.
        Meeting a stage's DW Challenge will place an orange caution sign over its
        icon on the map, and a new challenge will be initiated.
        All levels have what are called Bloodbath Challenges.  When one is
        unlocked, you will get a short video showing you a preview.  Find the area
        in that level set aside for the challenge and the Black Baron will tell you
        how to play.  These are fantastic ways to rack up points, are fun mini-
        games in and of themselves, and are also mostly optional.
    
      CUT LOOSE (BUT WATCH THE TIME FROM TIME TO TIME)
        You are free to kill, kill, kill for as long as your time limit allows.
        Boss fights are NOT part of this time limit, so feel free to go right up to
        the final seconds before fighting the big fight.  (NOTE: Going right up to
        the final seconds before fighting the big fight is NOT advised because if
        you run out of time, it's game over.)
    
      ALWAYS KEEP YOUR HAND ON YOUR WII-MOTE
        And never let gooo!  MadWorld is all about QTEs and Wii-mote/nunchuk input,
        and I will eat my laptop if you tell me this game doesn't help you build
        strength in your arms because of it.  Events like power struggles are only
        determined through remote motions and are great ways to get the upper hand,
        so don't miss out.
    
      ENJOY THE COMMENTARY AND SMILE FOR THE CAMERA
        It's hard to remember that you're on a televised game show with all the
        murder and mayhem.  At least, it would be if you didn't see your image on a
        huge Jumbo-Tron and have Howard "Buckshot" Holmes and Kreese Kreeley
        (DeathWatch's official announcer and a former competitor, respectively)
        yakking all the time.  Their commentary is icing on the sweet cake that is
        this game, but they will repeat themselves often.  MadWorld is a visual
        work of art, no matter how you slice it (har har), so don't forget to take
        in the scenery either.
    
      REPLAY VALUE, THIS GAME HAS IT
        You can replay levels as many times as you like by selecting them on your
        map.  This is mostly for raising your score.  Power-ups like extra credits
        do not carry over, no matter how badly you want them to.  As noted
        previously, DeathWatch Challenges are added on to stages after meeting the
        first challenge and/or finishing the area, so you can go back and test your
        skills.
    
    
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    THE "HOW TO" OF HIGH SCORING                           [hts]
    
      Okay, so you know how the game works and have got a basic feel for it, but
      what's the best way to rack up the big points?  It's easy to figure out once
      you see what you are ranked on at the end of each level.
    
      COMPLETE ALL CHALLENGES AVAILABLE TO YOU
        The DeathWatch and Bloodbath challenges are easy ways to score points.
        DW Challenges are level-long, with specific requirements that vary.  You
        will see these requirements at the level start and will have little boxes
        or text by your mini-map to track your progress.  BB Challenges are
        unlocked with the appropriate score and have specific rules and time
        limits.
    
      DON'T JUST CHAINSAW EVERYTHING TO DEATH
        Sure, a chainsaw move gets you at least 10,000+ points, but you could do so
        much more!  How about punching a guy in the gut a few times before you
        impale him?  What about immobilizing him with a signpost or two (or three)
        through the head?  Or toss a case of money out on the railroad tracks and
        throw an exploding barrel at him as he gets hit by a train?  The
        possibilities are endless.
    
      KILL TWO THUGS WITH ONE PUNCH
        Multi-kills are big with the fans.  If you can, gather enemies together
        with baiting items, throw explosive barrels, use weapons with a large hit
        radius like a bat, or lure enemies to environmental hazards that have room
        for more than one, like presses and grinders.
    
      GO FOR THE ULTRA VIOLENCE
        Getting an ultra violent ranking for a kill means you scored a ton of
        points off of one string of violence against a single enemy.  There are a
        myriad of ways to achieve this ranking, but the basic rule is to hit him,
        stick him, or jam as many things as you can over his head without letting
        him die.  Use as many environmental weapons at your disposal as you can,
        position your foe near an environmental hazard like a fan or Rose Bush, and
        finish it all off by chucking an explosive barrel at him to cause him to
        (hopefully) fly into the aforementioned hazard.  If you can catch other
        enemies in the blast, the multiple kills should only add on to the final
        score.  It's up to you to decide which is better: quality or quantity.  The
        game really doesn't care.  You score points either way.
    
      DON'T DIE
        You get points for every credit you have at the end of a level.  Plus,
        not dying is just a good habit to get into, you know?
    
      DON'T WORRY TOO MUCH ABOUT THE TIME LIMIT
        The time limit is there to make things interesting for the audience and to
        keep you on track.  All in all, it is nothing to worry about since you can
        easily reach the required high score with plenty of time to spare, and boss
        fights are not within the confines of the time limit.  Howard and Kreese
        will tell you when your time is almost up; that would be a good time to
        step it up.
    
      BE EFFICIENT
        Don't spend a lot of time just walking around.  Kill something!  Unless you
        are one punch away from taking a dirt nap and need to find a pill before
        you get into another fight, you should be murdering everything in your
        radar.  Your efficiency will be noted.
    
      FINISH WHAT YOU START
        Points are added to your score when you get a kill.  You will also get
        points for maiming and not killing, but these take longer to add onto your
        main score and are minimal; not worth it when you get much more for a
        fatality.  Sticking a guy with a signpost and then running away isn't going
        to net you much with the crowd.  They want corpses.  It's your job to
        deliver.
    
    
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    WALKTHROUGH
    
      This is how this walkthrough is going to work: I will list the level bonuses,
      time limit, and DeathWatch Challenges at the start of a level.  Then I will
      try to summarize the main redeeming qualities of the area's enemies or death
      traps.  I will not try to list them all; you can pretty much assume that
      everything in front of you can be used to kill.  I'll use the map to give
      directions for when a specific goal needs to be reached and will give
      strategy for DeathWatch (DW) and Bloodbath (BB) Challenges and all boss
      fights, mini or otherwise.
    
      Once you start playing, you will understand why this format needs to be so
      loose.  The basic gameplay is very simple; you don't need me to tell you when
      and where to saw a guy in half.  The game itself also does a decent job of
      informing you on all the important stuff.  I'm just here to get you through
      in one piece.  I'm also assuming you have a sense of humor and a taste for
      tasteless violence because if you don't, then I think you misplaced your
      copy of Bella Sera.
    
      Here are some basic starting tips:
      1) Always keep an eye on your map for blinking icons and enemies.
      2) Don't get so crazy with the killing that you forget to watch your health
         gauge.
      3) If it can't be killed, then you haven't met it yet.  If basic attacks
         don't work, then there's gotta be something nearby that will.
      4) Have fun.  :)
    
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      VARRIGAN CITY: CENTRAL STATION                         [vc1]
    
      STAGE BONUSES
          200,000    Bloodbath Challenge: Turbinator
          800,000    Spike Train
        1,000,000    Spike Bat
        1,200,000    Big Bull Crocker
        1,400,000    Bloodbath Challenge: Rocket Reamer
        1,600,000    Little Eddie
    
      TIME LIMIT
        30 minutes
    
      DEATHWATCH CHALLENGES
        Hit Bull with the train!
        Score 3 million points!
        Finish without using a continue!
        Kill the boss in 15 minutes!
    
    Rank 256? Pfft, we need to change that.  The only section of Jefferson Island
    open to us is the Central Station in Varrigan City.  Head on over.  Jack gets
    himself a sponsor and becomes an official Killseeker, marking the beginning of
    our stint in these games.
    
    However, since we're newbies, XIII deems it necessary to run through the
    basics.  You cannot progress until you do exactly as he says, but this is a
    great way to get your feet wet.  Literally.
    
    First find a target and throw some punches with A, then swing up for an
    uppercut, and then hold and swing the Wii-mote horizontally.  Next, hold B to
    bring out the chainsaw and do the same thing: swing up, then over.  Now
    backflip.  Now jump!  Good boy.
    
    Jump over the pile of cars to the next area to learn all about combos and
    finishes.  Find someone and do an A combo until you see a "Finish" prompt.  You
    need to do a B finish or XIII will scold you, so hit B once in front of the
    stunned enemy to let loose.  Most finishes require further input with the
    Wii-mote and nunchuk, so watch for the prompts.  They are fun.  Now do the same
    with an A finish.
    
    Next, stun someone long enough to be able to grab him.  Hold A to pick him up
    and then shake the Wii-mote to throw him.
    
    Now go grab a tire next to the car in the middle of this area and throw it in
    the same way.  Next, we're going to ring someone with it.  Find a tire, find a
    sap, and swing the Wii-mote down with the tire in hand while you're next to
    him.  (A prompt will also be on the screen when you're in position.)  Now go
    find a sign post and jam it in his head.  Nice.  To finish off, grab our
    unfortunate friend and take him to the Rose Bush against the western wall.
    Introduce him to it.  Multiple times.
    
    XIII will then explain the point system.  Repeat what you just did, and he'll
    show you how combo points add up.  Then he'll give you a crate with a Jack
    Balloon for being such a good obedient monkey.
    
    With the lowering of that gate comes the unleashing of Jack's fury.  XIII wants
    you to get at least 200,000 points out of the enemies in this area.  Note that
    there are signposts, trash cans, a dumpster, trash bags, and a spiked bus to
    take advantage of.  Go nuts.  Practice.  Don't rule out your finishers.  There
    should be a Happy Onion in the crate on top of the bus here if you need it.
    
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      BB CHALLENGE: TURBINATOR
    
      TIME LIMIT
      1:30.00 - Round 1
      1:20.00 - Round 2
      1:00.00 - Round 3
    
      Once you reach 200,000, your first Bloodbath Challenge is available.  This
      one is mandatory since the big-ass jet engine is blocking our way.  As the
      Black Baron and his lady friend explain (and demonstrate), all you have to do
      is throw people into the jet engine.  Either use A to pick them up and the
      Wii-mote to throw, or try a horizontal swipe of the Wii-mote to do a reverse
      punch to send them stumbling into the pull.  Just don't get so close that you
      get sucked in.  You should stand back and throw people from a distance; the
      turbine will take care of the rest.  You even get credit for the poor saps
      that get sucked in even without you throwing them.
    
      If you are caught in the pull, try backflipping or jumping out rather than
      walking, since Jack's "walking against the wind" animation slows him down.
      (Thanks to MrDrak for pointing this out.)  Just be sure to stay out of the
      black and white caution zone and you will be okay regardless.
    
      The winning strategy here?  Pick up a guy and toss him so that he flies into
      others, sending them collectively flying into the turbine.  Seeing as how
      they like to cluster, this is super easy.
    
    After the challenge, run up to the Turbinator and jump in.  This is not suicide
    but the opposite.  The turbine will raise you up to rafter level where you can
    jump out and snag an extra life.  (Props to J.Byron and Sochithra Chhun for
    bringing this to my attention.)  There is also another Jack Balloon in these
    rafters directly below you.  To get it, walk to the outside of the rafters and
    take a leap of faith towards the middle.  You should land near the balloon.  If
    not, just keep pressing up on the d-pad and Jack should grab it even if you
    don't land on the beams, as long as you're near it.  Now jump down and look to
    the west (according to the map) to see yet another Jack Balloon sitting on a
    crate on the other side of the fence.  To get it, look for a space between the
    turbine and the fence and jump over.
    
    Enter the station proper to really start the game.  The time limit is now
    active, by the way.  Be sure to grab the Jack Balloon above the ticket booth.
    Also note that you can pick up the seats and swing them around.  Your first
    Happy Pill lies beyond the entrance to the tracks.
    
    Be careful along the train tracks.  Throwing enemies on them is fun and great
    for points, but just don't get too close or fall on the tracks at the wrong
    time because trains are insta-kills on everything, including Jack.  You will
    have to cross the tracks at some point, so watch for flashing lights to signal
    death on rails.
    
    This is the main area, so I'm going to cut you loose for a bit.  There's trash
    cans and toilets here to use, and if you break the large signs on the platforms
    (the ones listing track information), you get a couple floor spikes to impale
    with.  Look for cases of money too and throw them on the tracks to watch the
    pigs go to slaughter.  The white current you see where the trains come and go
    is good old fashioned electricity.  Have at it.
    
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      BIG BULL CROCKER
    
      At 1.2 million points, Big Bull Crocker comes out to play, most likely
      emerging on the western platform with all the boxes.  If you haven't used up
      the spiked bat, grab it and use it to whale on Big Bull Crocker.  Lock onto
      him when you see him and don't worry about the small fry.  Crocker will take
      care of them when he swings that dual-bladed chainsaw.  You want to get used
      to your backflip here since it's best to take swings at the bull and then
      flip away for breathing room.
    
      If you do not have the bat, then rely on the chainsaw.  Do a swing when you
      see an opening and then back away.  If you find yourself needing a breather
      or health, retreat to the rafters or across the tracks to slow down Big Bull.
    
      The best way to win here is to wait for Crocker to bring his chainsaw back
      for a swing like a baseball bat.  When you see the prompt, swing the Wii-mote
      down to enter a power struggle.  If you have dealt enough damage, you can
      kill Crocker in a struggle like this.  You will break his chainsaw and take
      his head off with a swing of the Wii-mote.  He will drop a Jack Balloon upon
      death.
    
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      BB CHALLENGE: ROCKET REAMER
    
      TIME LIMIT
      0:10.00 per round
    
      When you've hit 1,400,000, this Bloodbath Challenge is available.  You need
      to climb to the rafters to get there; use the tower of boxes on the western
      platform and follow the blinking icon on the map.  The object here is to get
      as many chumps on the tracks as you can before the trains roll in: one on
      each track.  Punch 'em first to soften them up and then toss 'em.  Or you can
      just toss 'em since you don't have a lot of time.  They should be dazed long
      enough to stay put.  Try to angle your throws so you don't overshoot and miss
      the tracks.
    
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      LITTLE EDDIE
    
      1,600,000 points in, a bell will appear where the Rocket Reamer was; ring it
      to fight Little Eddie.  Lock on to Eddie as soon as you can by holding in C.
      Since all you can really reach are his legs, you might as well bring out the
      chainsaw and start hacking.  Wait for Eddie to make a move by either slamming
      a fist, jumping, or swinging his ball and chain, and then go in swinging
      yourself.  Fun fact: his eyes sparkle before he attacks.
    
      He's actually fairly slow, so keep your distance and then move in.  You don't
      want to misjudge and stay too close since his reach is pretty good.  There's
      no way to replenish your health in this fight (which is probably why they
      gave you so many extra credits), so be careful.  Even if you die, Eddie's
      health remains where it was when you kicked it.
    
      As with Big Bull Crocker, power struggles are the way to go.  Eddie initiates
      them himself with no input from you.  When he reaches down and grabs you,
      that's it.  Every time you power struggle with him, you will have to re-lock
      onto him afterwards.  Two or three power struggles and a good helping of
      chainsaw to the legs will make short work of Eddie.
    
      When his health bar is at zero, he will not be completely dead.  You have to
      finish him.  Press A or B when you see the prompt and input the proper
      commands.  Finishers like this make a boss fight totally worth it.
    
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      DW CHALLENGE: HIT BULL WITH THE TRAIN
    
      After finishing this stage once and coming back later, you get the chance to
      do this stage's unique DW Challenge.  You need to hit Big Bull Crocker with a
      train.  You cannot pick him up or throw him, so you need to bait him, and the
      only bait he's interested in is Jack.
    
      What you need to do is stay on the tracks long enough to get Crocker to
      follow you.  The two middle sets of tracks are good since there's lots of
      room, but it also means Crocker can escape the trains.  Try one of the two
      tracks on the far sides of the area if you are having issues getting Crocker
      to sit still.  Sometimes Crocker will actually go up and over the tracks by
      way of the boxes instead of following you on them, so be sure to stay on
      long enough to get his attention, or you can just chainsaw or punch him over
      the platform onto the tracks.
    
      Once your fight with him has moved to rail level, run up and down one set of
      tracks and watch for the lights indicating when a train is coming.  That is
      your cue to get out of dodge and leave Crocker for dead.  Be quick since you
      only get a window of a second or two between when the lights come on and a
      train appears.  Remember, trains are one-hit KOs, even on Jack.
    
      The important thing here is to run up and down a particular track (especially
      if baiting Crocker on the middle sets of tracks) since he likes to jump
      around and can evade the trains without even trying.  If he's busy chasing
      you while you run down a track and not across it, then you have a better
      chance of hitting him.
    
      Crocker only appears once, so you only get one shot at this!
    
    
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      VARRIGAN CITY: DOWNTOWN                                [vc2]
    
      STAGE BONUSES
           60,000      Spike Bat
          250,000      Bloodbath Challenge: Death Press
          750,000      Jack Balloon
          950,000      Daggers
        1,100,000      Bloodbath Challenge: Man Darts
        1,750,000      Jude the Dude
    
      TIME LIMIT
        30 minutes
    
      DEATHWATCH CHALLENGES
        Get 3 Bull masks!
        Slaughter 100 enemies!
        Get 3.5 million points!
        Don't kill more than 25 enemies!
    
    Bowl forward and get to know the area.  Enemies are going to start using items
    on you, mostly tires and barrels.  If they ring you, shake the Wii-mote and
    nunchuk to break free in style.  This is actually a boon rather than not since
    they will gather around you to beat you while incapacitated and Jack's move to
    free himself is a wide-area attack.  MULTI-KILL.
    
    Big Bull Crockers will appear on the scene even though they are not technically
    a bonus.  They still get a video intro, so you know when they're coming.  The
    background music will also change when they are near.  The same strategy as the
    last level applies.  Make sure Crocker is not around when you activate the BB
    Challenges, as he will not disappear and will waste your BB time.
    
    A lot of the same environmental hazards as the last level appear here.  The
    fans that line the upper tiers are new, and the spinning saws in the little
    walkway by the Death Press area are a little more noticeable and easier to
    reach here than they were in the last level.
    
    There's not much on the rooftops except some pick-me-ups and enemies.  Be sure
    to grab the Jack Balloons hidden in crates on the northernmost and left middle
    rooftops.
    
    One last thing to note on this level is that armored enemies are making their
    appearance.  These guys usually carry weapons that they will use to block
    Jack's chainsaw and punches, so you have to break their weapons first.  Usually
    an A combo or two does the job.  When they flail and stumble backwards after a
    combo from you, then they're easy pickins.
    
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      BB CHALLENGE: DEATH PRESS
    
      TIME LIMIT
      2:00.00 for one round
    
      Death Press is located near where you started, the big crate area before you
      reached the waterfront.  The rules are simple, throw as many guys as you can
      under the press.  Using items around this area is good to soften up enemies
      before tossing and will rack up combo points, but there aren't that many in
      this initial area and you don't want to stray too far from the press to get
      more.  Instead, just punch 'em a few times and throw.
    
      The press drops intermittently, about every 15 or 20 seconds, so they won't
      have much time to recover and you have time in between presses to throw as
      many in as you can.  Some enemies may drop a cash case when they die.  If
      they do, grab it and throw it under the press and it will do most of the work
      for you.  However, the case will probably appear underneath the press, so
      don't be too hasty when trying to grab it.
    
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      BB CHALLENGE: MAN DARTS
    
      TIME LIMIT
      2:00.00 for one round
    
      This challenge is located next to the waterfront and gives you a bat to use,
      but it won't break until you're done.  All you need to do is use the bat's B
      move to launch thugs into the dart board.  You can still move while prepping
      to swing with the bat, and you can pivot as well, so you need not try to
      position yourself or the thugs perfectly before you let loose.  The bat also
      has a pretty good damage radius, so any swing is bound to send multiple
      enemies flying.
    
      The trick is to find your sweet spot and let the enemies come to you.  The
      best place to position yourself is front and center, but you can hit from the
      sidelines and still have a chance at a Bull's-eye if you angle your hits
      properly and are the right distance from the dartboard.  Just remember that a
      higher body count is great in the long run, so if you spend too much time
      aiming to get a Bull's-eye, you miss out on the big picture: bloodshed.
      Finding the aforementioned sweet spot makes it possible to get multiple
      Bull's-eyes in a row, and once you find it you can pretty much stay in place
      since the enemies will come to you.  That will jack your score up by a fair
      amount.  (No pun intended.)
    
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      JUDE THE DUDE
    
      Back at the Death Press area, Jude will be waiting to fight.
    
      Always stay locked on Jude because he is a literal on-rails shooter and you
      don't want to lose track of him.  As long as you keep running and/or
      backflipping while he's on the rails, you will avoid his bullets.  When he
      jumps down, go in with the chainsaw out and take one slice and then backflip
      away.  Jude will recover insanely fast from a chainsaw to the face, and he
      will do a rapid kick with his spurs to retaliate.  If you backflip away and
      then circle around him while he's doing the spur kick, that's one more free
      slice for you.  Never take more than one slice at a time!
    
      Along with shooting while on the rails, Jude will also shoot at you when he
      twirls his guns while on the ground.  This is the perfect chance to disrupt
      his attack with one of your own.  He also likes to gloat; if he lands a hit,
      he will sometimes remove his hat and take a bow.  Wipe that smug look off his
      face.
    
      Make sure to stray away from using A combos on Jude.  The guy is incredibly
      light, and a straight punch from Jack's artificial arm sends him flying.
      You'd think this would be a good move to knock Jude senseless, but he will
      shoot you as he is hurtling backwards, and his shots are enough to throw Jack
      off his game and give Jude enough time to recover and skate up to you while
      you're reeling.
    
      Jude's power struggle is initiated when he brings one leg up high for a
      midair kick.  Be prepared to do multiple swipes with the remote to slice
      through Jude's bullets for the chance to take a shot at him.  After this, you
      should be able to get at least 3 swipes in.
    
      After about half of his health is down, Jude gets a little fancy with the
      melee moves, but your strategy should not change.  Wait for him to show off
      or something, slice once, back away, circle round, slice again.  Once he's
      about dead, finish him in a one-sided shoot-out.
    
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      DW CHALLENGE: GET 3 BULL MASKS
    
      If you hadn't noticed, Crocker sometimes leaves his bull mask behind when you
      kill him.  Therefore, this challenge simply demands that you kill 3 Crockers.
      In order to get the mask though, you have to kill him in a power struggle
      since Jack slices his head off.  This means you should not just go slicing
      him willy nilly, rather you should slice him once or twice and wait for him
      to go for a baseball swing with his saw and catch him in a power struggle to
      make sure you get the helmet.
    
      Don't despair if he doesn't let you power struggle with him right away.  Stay
      locked on and follow him around.  Punch him a few times if you want to get
      him mad.  Stay mobile whatever you do since the thugs in the area will
      attempt to bull rush you while you're busy with Crocker (what is it with me
      and puns?), but Crocker is good at clearing the air with a few thrusts of his
      impressive chainsaw.
    
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      DW CHALLENGE: DON'T KILL MORE THAN 25 ENEMIES
    
      This challenge is unique to this stage, and when I unlocked it I was
      insulted: I thought the object of this game was to rack up the body count!
      No, the other object is to see how well you can rack up the points.  You must
      maximize your kill points here: stick guys with the max number of signposts
      (5) or jam tires and barrels over heads before positioning them and others
      (by way of a cash case) next to an environmental hazard like a Rose Bush,
      saw, or fan.  Do NOT do either Bloodbath Challenge.  Try and torture the hell
      out of each Big Bull Crocker you face as well.  Jam stuff in him when he
      tires and try to blow him up.  You can even knock him into a Rose Bush (but
      he can, shockingly, recover from this if he has enough health left).
    
      In trying this challenge, I realized that you do indeed get points for
      beating up a target but not killing him.  The points take longer to add onto
      your total and they are pitiful in comparison, but it works for this
      challenge.
    
    
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      VARRIGAN CITY: RED LINE HIGHWAY                        [vc3]
    
    Our first stage boss fight is our first bike level.  Review your bike controls
    before starting.  It's basically swinging the nunchuk when someone rams you on
    the left and the Wii-mote on the right while keeping your thumb on the A
    button.  You can switch things up by ramming into people instead or slamming on
    the brakes to confuse them or get into position to use your chainsaw.  If
    someone stays on your side long enough to jump on your bike, swing the Wii-mote
    down to get rid of them.
    
    To get points on this stretch of highway, you need to be efficient and kill
    quickly to boost the combo counter in the upper left hand corner of the HUD.
    Use your turbo boost (Z button) to close the gap between you and enemies so you
    can get to them before your combo runs out and you have to start over.  Always
    try to hit a ramp when you can, as this will launch you in the air and you will
    likely land on someone when you hit the road again, causing massive explosions.
    When you see whirlwinds in the distance, you're home free.
    
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      VON TWIRLENKILLER
    
      Best.  Name.  Ever.
    
      The first order of business is to get up in the guy's ugly gas-masked face.
      He's going to send whirlwinds your way and whip debris all over the place.
      Debris does not hurt Jack at all and getting sucked into a whirlwind does
      minimal damage, to be honest.  This is because Jack is pure badass.
    
      Regular attacks generally don't phase Twirlenkiller in the least, and he will
      likely attack while you are in the middle of yours.  He likes to do thrust
      punches and downward fist pounds.  All of his attacks are easily avoided; the
      hard part is dealing damage yourself while avoiding his.  Try attacking
      immediately after dodging one of his moves and then shaking the nunchuk like
      mad to dodge again as soon as your attack connects.  One of his original
      attack combos seems to consist of only two punches, so go in after the
      second.
    
      When he raises both arms and starts to generate some wind, he will retreat to
      the other end of the highway.  There are crates on your end; punch them open
      for some pills if you need them.  Now trudge all the way back to
      Twirlenkiller, avoiding the whirlwinds.  Once there, watch for his power
      struggle move, which is not unlike Crocker's.  When you see him bring his
      arms back and do a forward thrust (or when Twirlenkiller jumps in the air),
      whip the Wii-mote down and Jack will take off one of Twirlie's arms after a
      little input from you.  Then you can pick up his severed arm and beat him
      with it.  It's a heavy class object though, so be sure to use it while he's
      stunned or you won't get another good chance.
    
      Missing an arm does not lessen Twirlenkiller's ability to kill you.  In fact,
      it adds to his moveset: he can now do a spin kick by putting all his weight
      on his remaining arm.  This usually follows a really long one-armed punch
      combo.  It is also still difficult to attack Twirlenkiller without getting
      pounded.  Dodge, dodge, dodge, and look to the crates at either end of the
      highway to heal.
    
      Watch for the second power struggle to take Twirlenkiller's other arm.  This
      will most likely lead to a finishing move since he should have had it by
      then.  Jack will take care of the finisher.
    
    
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      ASIAN TOWN: GREAT WALL STREET                          [at1]
    
      STAGE BONUSES
          200,000      Wang Bang Bus
          650,000      Daggers
        1,000,000      Meat Buns
        1,300,000      Bloodbath Challenge: Money Shot
        2,000,000      Rin Rin
    
      TIME LIMIT
        30 minutes
    
      DEATHWATCH CHALLENGES
        Get 3 Orbs!
        Score 4 million points!
        Kill the boss in 15 minutes!
    
    Did I mention that this soundtrack is amazing?  Well, it is.  We're in a new
    section of the island so a lot of the items and weapons have changed but still
    serve the same purpose.  Piercing objects are lamp posts, buckets and lanterns
    are restraining objects, etc.  On the ground floor here, be sure to check out
    everything on the vendor stands.  Jam a trumpet in someone's head, fireworks in
    someone's gullet, and start dressing everyone with doll heads and enjoy.  Lots
    of electric signage and spikes, too.
    
    The Wang Bang Bus will come and go around downtown to give you more Rose Bush
    goodness.  Try pinning people when the bus is mobile for an added challenge,
    and think of some snappy one-liners as you throw 'em.  "Don't wanna miss your
    ride" is the best I could come up with.  :C
    
    The jars here are the breakable items and some will even hold Jack Balloons, so
    don't just bust skulls, bust up the environment too.
    
    The enemies here can breathe fire and are packing claws.  They can do multi-
    swipe combos so attack them and backflip away right after.  Don't be too quick
    to chainsaw them because they can and will jump away from you, leaving you
    slicing air and open for a counter.  Some fire breathing enemies are actually
    walking explosives; they're easily recognizable by the dynamite strapped to
    their midsection and their funky-looking headgear.  Throw them for maximum
    effect. 
    
    Asian Town's baiting item is meat buns: good for throwing near a rotating fan
    and then punching people into said fan.  You can also find a new special weapon
    in Asian Town: Peking Pop, which looks like huge bottles.  Grab one, shake the
    Wii-mote to shake the bottle, and then jam it down someone's throat with the
    same motion.  Now wait a few seconds for the fireworks.
    
    Keeping in mind all of the excitement of Asian Town, Axel sent in some nice
    tips for racking up points here, which should help if you are aiming to get 4
    million for the DW challenge:
    "stay on the main street (it has the most items to play with), stay the hell
    away from the meat processor because it's only worth 2000 points for Murdering
    someone in it, and if possible, try and use the Walking Firecrackers in
    combination with the Rose Bush (throw one into a Rose Bush, get points for the
    Bush, get points for the blast).
    "Firecrackers are worth five icons (one stabby, four 'Body Bits' icons) on
    their own, so you only actually need to chuck in one extra thing to get a Crown
    icon.
    "The same as your usual Double Crown - nail them with a bobblehead, two
    trumpets, five lamp-posts, and then chuck a firecracker through their head.
    "This also has the nice little side-effect of exploding the victim, which will
    cause every one of the items in them to drop to the ground in a neat little
    pile, meaning you can repeat this as many times as there are firecrackers in
    the level (there's 5-8 just near the Rose Bush, if memory serves)."
    
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      DW CHALLENGE: GET 3 ORBS
    
      Sushi Orb:
      Use the awnings on the second tier to jump over to and ride the Sushi Ferris
      Wheel in the middle of downtown to gain access to the middle room on the
      third tier.  There's a chopping machine here that is just begging to be used.
      Throw the enemies here on the conveyor belt or use meat buns to lure them
      over to it to make it easier.  You want to slice and dice as many foes here
      as you can because if you feed the machine enough, the Sushi Orb will
      eventually emerge on the conveyor belt.
    
      Afterwards, check to the right of the conveyor belt in the corner and a jar
      should drop from the ceiling.  Break it open to collect a Jack Balloon.  You
      can also chuck enemies out the windows here for a laugh.
    
      Dragon Orb:
      Climb up to the second tier to get to the room with the two fans.  There
      should be some boxes near the center of downtown you can climb.  Make your
      way along the little awnings until you see a gong, which is an awesome weapon
      because using it on someone not only kills them but stuns all nearby enemies.
      Climb the dragon's back next to the building all the way to the head to get
      the Dragon Orb from its mouth.  Watch out because some jerk will jump you in
      an attempt to knock you off.
    
      Turtle Orb:
      Get access to the room with the meat grinder.  Look to the westernmost part
      of the ground floor (the V-shaped area).  There should be some boxes you can
      use to climb up on the upper leg of the V to a triangle-shaped room on the
      second tier.  A little alcove here will lead you to the hamburger room.  (The
      floor-level gate will also open when you get the Sushi Orb.)  In there is an
      elevator which will take you up.
    
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      YEE FUNG
    
      Up on the southeastern-most rooftop is a fight with Yee Fung, an armored
      heavyweight. He's going to literally try to bowl you over by tucking into his
      shell and rolling up and down the ramps on the roof.  Stay locked on him so
      you know when to dodge if he leaves your sight.  When he does a punch combo,
      try to enter a power struggle with him.  This will soften him up reeeally
      nicely.  "Reeeally" as in, after that, a few more swipes of the saw should
      finish him.
    
      Yeah, despite his tough exterior, this guy is actually very easy.
    
      Keep your distance with the fatty since he can roll quickly.  Like with all
      big enemies, wait for your opening and swipe.  You should be able to get in
      one or two swings of the saw before Yee Fung retaliates.
    
      His corpse turns up the Turtle Orb.
    
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      BB CHALLENGE: MONEY SHOT
    
      TIME LIMIT
      2:00.00 for one round  
    
      This challenge is located on the top tier in the lower right corner of your
      map, where the gong and Dragon Orb were.
    
      Grab a bottle of soda and shake it before jamming it down someone's throat.
      This will cause them to fly.  The idea is to impale enemies on all three
      targets for each lady.  The lower the target, the less you need to shake the
      bottle, and the higher and farther the target, the more you need to shake.
      For example, to hit the lowest target on the closest lady billboard, you
      don't need to shake the bottle at all, but you need to shake it for a good
      while to hit anything on the woman in the middle.
    
      Try to focus on one lady at a time since "satisfying her" by hitting all
      three of her targets makes for a good score.  Pick a target and shake the
      bottle accordingly.  Then, when you have an enemy prepped to fly, pick him up
      and position him just right so that he will fly where you want him to.  He
      won't explode while Jack holds him.
    
      This challenge can be difficult in that the same motion to shake the bottle
      is used to jam it down people's throats.  Try to stay away from enemies while
      shaking or you may stuff it in their gullet prematurely.  (Howard and Kreese
      must be rubbing off on me; it was insanely hard not to make a sexual
      reference there.  Use your imagination.)  This is also where your skill at
      judging distances is tested.  The middle woman looks to be the farthest, so
      it might be easier to focus on the ladies to your left and right first.
    
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      RIN RIN
    
      This fight is pretty basic.  She's going to spend a lot of time on the same
      level as you, swinging her fan blades and using them to block.  Lock on and
      circle around her.  After she slashes, get her with a swipe of the chainsaw.
      She's going to let you repeat this trend for the entire first half or until
      you win a power struggle against her.
    
      Sometimes she will jump up onto the rooftops and throw random junk at you.
      You can in turn throw that junk at her while she's up there.  Try to get her
      with it when she's on your level and she'll probably slice you as you pick
      it up.  Just stay mobile and don't get discouraged when she blocks a lot of
      your moves.
    
      Her power struggle is activated when she starts to twirl and swing both fans.
      Take her up on the offer of a struggle and send her flying.  After this, she
      will retreat and throw her fans at you.  Get close but backflip when you see
      the fans coming your way; they should miss Jack since he's invincible while
      dodging.  Rin Rin is capable of stunning Jack by scoring a hit with her fans.
      You need to snap him out of it by shaking both remotes before she takes
      advantage of you.
    
      Once you are close enough, she'll go back to basic swipes and the
      process will repeat.  She shouldn't take long to finish up as long you aren't
      hasty.
    
    
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      ASIAN TOWN: BISTRO                                     [at2]
    
      STAGE BONUSES
          150,000      Spear
       Tempura x3      Jack Balloon
          800,000      Bloodbath Challenge: Hanabi
        2,250,000      Shogun
    
      TIME LIMIT
        30 minutes
    
      DEATHWATCH CHALLENGES
        Save 3 Geishas!
        Kill the boss in 15 minutes!
        Fry 500K points of food!
        Don't take damage!
    
    This level is different from the rest.  The enemies are ninja and come in
    limited quantities until much later, so it's best to try and maximize your kill
    points.  It's also a one-way level, meaning there is no returning to previous
    areas, so I will write and describe as we go.
    
    The DW Challenge is saving all the geishas by committing ninja genocide.
    According to an interview with MadWorld's director, it is possible to fail this
    challenge by dying or running out of time.  You will hear the geishas scream if
    you are close to losing them, and once you fail, there's no going back to save
    them: they're gone, even if you return to the level later.  You want to do your
    best to save these working girls because they will actually crop up down the
    road to help out.
    
    Follow the first ninja (there's nothing in this first room) and keep going
    until you get jumped.  The white walls in this large area can be destroyed if
    you like.  It'll help minimize surprise ninja attacks.
    
    The bell to the east is awesome.  It will deafen all enemies in the area when
    you use it (just like the previous area's gong), leaving them open for
    finishers.  There's also a hidden box inside the bell; if you punch it enough
    you can get the box to drop out and claim the spike bat inside.  This area also
    gives us the spear which is insanely fun, if I do say so myself.  Run around
    and bring all the ninja out of hiding (try impaling the ones that appear around
    the tree *on* the tree to see it blossom); then go check on the geishas when
    the game tells you to.  Don't forget to pick up the Jack Balloon in the jar to
    the west, south of where you got the spear in a little alcove.  (Thanks to
    Sochithra Chhun for this one.)
    
    Now you know why there aren't many pills in this area: the geishas have super
    effective healing powers via kisses.  Funny, you think it'd have the
    opposite effect.  Break the white wall ahead of you to get a pirate hat.  This
    is the baiting object for this area.  Why?  Because ninja hate nothing more
    than pirates, that's why!  Well, maybe robots.
    
    Carry that hat up the stairs and throw it when the ninja jump you.  If you
    still have your spear, use this opportunity to skewer as many as you can while
    they beat up on the hat.  When ready, destroy all the white walls surrounding
    the next square area because it's mid-boss time.
    
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      TENGU
    
      Stay locked on Tengu at all times!  He pulls the usual ninja tricks, jumping
      around and slashing and the like, but he can also duplicate.  And all those
      duplicates will pull the usual ninja tricks in stereo.  This is why you want
      to stay locked on: Jack is smart enough to know which is the real Tengu as
      long as he had a bead on the original.  If you did not lock on, you will have
      to slice through the duplicates until you find the real one.  You'll know
      you've found him when the duplicates disappear.
    
      Duplication is Tengu's only real dangerous trick, and since we've seen
      through it, he is rendered nearly powerless in front of Jack.  In fact, the
      spear makes super short work of him, and I imagine a chainsaw is no
      different.  It's easier to take care of him if you've destroyed the white
      walls because they would just get in the way otherwise; they also reveal a
      Rose Bush outer wall, which might come in handy.
    
      You can also use the lamp posts around the area to soften Tengu up nicely.
      It seems he'll be stunned for a short amount of time after you slash him to
      get rid of his duplicates; this would be a good time to impale him or stick
      something in his head.  Do enough damage and Jack can take his blades to
      take his head in a unique finishing move.
    
      To elaborate on spear usage, John sent this in:
      "Save the spear for Tengu.  If you just spin it in circles it hits him hard,
      AND knocks down all the walls.  If you keep spinning it at him, he never gets
      a chance to multiply; and even if he does the spear takes most of em out in
      one turn.  AND if you do it right you can get the spear finishing move (above
      your head, choppping him into pieces) instead of the Tengu finisher."
    
    Moving on, this next area features a deep fryer with some batter.  You want to
    throw anything and everything in to make tempura.  And I mean everything.
    (Organic matter only, though.  If you want to use a barrel or something else,
    use it on a ninja and then throw them in.)  There's fish on the shelves here
    that, even if you don't use to restrain enemies, can be made into tempura.
    There's a chest on one of the shelves with a pirate hat in it; try using that
    to distract the ninja long enough to safely shove them in.
    
    Jack will not be hurt at all by the flames or the oil, so when all the ninja
    are in and you get the go-ahead to check on the geishas, pick up the ninja (or
    whatever)-shaped tempura and place them under the "Prepared Food Here" sign.
    Shove as many as you can on the serving platter before ringing the bell because
    the points will add up for a humongous bonus and net you a Jack Balloon.
    
    Go get another kiss and pirate hat and climb more stairs.  In this area and the
    next are ninja on motorcycles.  Don't look so surprised.  Let go of A to drop
    your hat (don't waste it here).  The showboats are painfully easy to deal with:
    dodge their initial move to run you over and do a downward swipe with the
    chainsaw when they pop a wheelie.  They'll go out with a bang.  Be sure to
    break the jars that line this multi-tiered area.  One is bound to hold a Jack
    Balloon.
    
    The courtyard has the last batch of ninja to kill before all the geishas are
    safe.  There may also be a second Tengu lurking in the courtyard.  (I rarely
    encounter him and am not sure what exactly triggers his appearance, but now you
    can't say I didn't warn you.)  The BB Challenge is also here.  Get the geisha
    kiss now if you want to heal.
    
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      BB CHALLENGE: HANABI
    
      TIME LIMIT
      0:50.00 for each round
    
      "Hanabi" is Japanese for fireworks, if the demonstration didn't tip you off.
      There are fireworks tubes scattered around the courtyard; shove as many
      ninja in as you can before time runs out.  Some tubes are placed side-by-
      side; try to fill those first since they give you multiple kills and thus
      more points.  They will also spell love messages in the air upon explosion.
      This is the time to call your significant other in to the TV to show him or
      her how much you care.
    
      The trick to this is throwing long distance.  You do not need to be right
      next to a tube to dunk someone in.  In fact, that wastes time.  Once you
      pick someone up, get a tube in your sights, pivot accordingly, and throw.
      Don't even bother punching the ninja either unless they evade your attempts.
      Just pick up and throw.  Like in the Turbinator, you can knock multiple
      enemies into multiple tubes just by throwing one guy.
    
    You may or may not have enough points to challenge the boss.  If you don't,
    alternate between the northernmost room and the courtyard since ninja should
    continually flood both.  Slaughter enough to earn the boss fight.
    
    Ring the bell in the northern room and ride the elevator.  You might want to
    take out some of the scenery here if running around with it in the way will
    bother you, but save some for the fight since they might hold healing items.
    Once you kill these four ninja, Shogun will appear.
    
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      SHOGUN
    
      Basic chainsaw swipes take away very little of Shogun's health bar because of
      his armor.  He is a monster with that weapon of his, swinging it in 360-
      degree arcs, slamming it into the floor, and thrusting forward with it.  You
      want to lock on and keep your distance until you see him roar (a little
      whirlwind will surround him when he does).  This means he's going to go
      apeshit swinging that weapon, but you can interrupt it with a swing of the
      Wii-mote since this is the opening for a power struggle.
    
      Power struggles are the meal ticket.  Shogun can take quite a few before he
      kicks the bucket, but with each series of attacks and power struggles, Jack
      takes off some of Shogun's armor.  This means your regular chainsaw swipes
      are back to being a solid way to deal damage.
    
      Still, Shogun does not let up with the wild swings, so it's probably best to
      hang back and wait for a power struggle.  The backflip is a life saver in
      this fight because as long as you swing that nunchuk, Jack will dodge all of
      Shogun's wide swings in style.
    
      For all our struggles, we get a scenic rooftop finish to this fight.  We've
      earned it.
    
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      DW CHALLENGE: FRY 500K POINTS OF FOOD
    
      For this one, you need to dump damn near every ninja that jumps you near the
      fryer (and the fish too if you don't use them on the ninja) into the batter.
      Then, you need to make sure that you get as many pieces of tempura on the
      serving platter as you can fit before ringing the bell.  Try to fit them all
      on since the combo points will be more than enough to get you your 500K.  If
      you do it in two separate servings, you likely will not meet the requirement
      so pile on the food.
    
    
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      ASIAN TOWN: SUMO ARENA                                 [at3]
    
    We're skipping the foreplay this time.  Right to the action!
    
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      YOKOZUNA
    
      Yokozuna's favorite move is doing multiple thrust punches and then slamming a
      foot down, sumo style.  You must backflip through this because the big guy
      will actually catch up to you if you simply run away from him.  After
      dodging, go in for a slice.  Repeat this until you see him wobble on one leg.
      Initiate the power struggle and win to end Round 1 with a splash.  Be sure
      not to lose or else Jack will be the one to get knocked in the hazards.
    
      The next two rounds are pretty much the same.  Yokozuna's moveset will change
      a little; he'll add a single punch or a combo here and there but the "lock
      on, circle, dodge, cut him up" strategy still stands.  Horizontal chainsaw
      swipes are perfect for getting Yokozuna to wobble, especially if you hit him
      when he raises one leg for the traditional sumo pose.  You cannot heal during
      this fight so you can't afford to throw punches right in his face and end up
      kissing the floor too many times.  Be patient and wait for your opening.
    
      The one move Yokozuna gains later in the fight that is worth noting is that
      one where he jumps into the air, grabs a passing helicopter, and hurls it at
      you.  Yeah, that one.  You can't miss it.  Follow the prompt on the screen
      (usually a swing of the nunchuk) to avoid getting flattened and or exploded,
      not necessarily in that order.
    
      The lengths of the rounds in this fight are dependent on the size of
      Yokozuna's life bar.  This means that if Round 1 lasts longer than usual and
      Round 2 starts when Yokozuna has about a third of his health left, you can
      get Yokozuna to wobble enough to end Rounds 2 and 3 as soon as they start.
      Of course, you'd only experience this if you screwed up the power struggle
      for Round 1 and *ahem* who would be dumb enough to do that?  Am I right?
      Heh heh...  Ha, yeah...
    
    
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      MAD CASTLE: COURTYARD                                  [mc1]
    
      STAGE BONUSES
          350,000    Golf Club
          700,000    Happy Onion
        1,000,000    Bloodbath Challenge: Man Golf
        1,800,000    Torch
        2,500,000    The Shamans
    
      TIME LIMIT
        30 minutes
    
      DEATHWATCH CHALLENGES
        Spike 6 at the fountain!
        Finish without using a continue!
        Score 5 million points!
        Kill 4 Death Blades!
    
    Zombies!  Resident Evil fans, it's time for pay back.  Now *you* have the
    chainsaw instead of them!  Zombies must be vertically sliced in half or ground
    to pulp (in other words, you must destroy their heads) or they will keep coming
    back and not count towards your score.  Not a problem for Jack.  Zombies also
    like to grab you, and you must shake your remotes to get free.  This is very
    important for this stage.  There are also enemies dressed in skeleton garb that
    pack a pair of scissors.  You have to break their scissors before you can slice
    'em.  Just like the ninja and their swords.  Both Sochithra Chhun and Robvalue
    have pointed out that these gardeners are special: they are more aggressive
    than zombies so you can't just chainsaw them or put them in place for a golf
    swing, Jack has a special finishing move for them, and they are more likely to
    drop Happy Pills than the zombies.
    
    The castle is two-tiered with a chandelier press upstairs.  (Climb onto the
    chandelier and use it to jump across the others for a Jack Balloon.  Thanks to
    Sochithra Chhun for this 'un.)  Try throwing or punching an enemy along the
    dining table as well.  There's also a piranha tank in a little library (check
    the barrel by the tank for a Jack Balloon) and a catapult on the balcony that
    launches enemies into the moon.  Sweet.  If you decide to climb to the edge of
    the catapult, you will see a barrel drop in front of the entrance to the
    graveyard; it should have a torch in it.  Sweeter.
    
    The graves to the southeast on the ground floor act like dumpsters, the statue
    in the corner of the cemetery is good for impalement + fire, and there's a
    grinder to the far west with Rose Bushes and saws to the north.  Sochithra
    Chhun has informed me that trees can be cut down as used as bludgeons.  The way
    Mother Nature intended.
    
    Restraining items in this part of the castle are picture frames, and raw meat
    is the baiter.  Use the torches to light multiple enemies on fire, especially
    the zombies with the dynamite strapped to them.
    
    This level introduces us to the golf club, and there are floating targets all
    over the castle.  Practice with it a bit before trying the BB Challenge.
    Hitting B will make Jack toss an enemy down, readying their head as the ball.
    Watch the screen for a red line protruding from the enemy, moving up and down:
    this tells you where your head/golf ball will fly and how far.  Use the C stick
    to turn and pivot to aim properly.  Hitting a target with your makeshift golf
    ball makes for great points.  Sochithra Chhun also noted that using the gold
    club makes surrounding enemies disappear, giving you some breathing room should
    you need it.
    
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      DW CHALLENGE: SPIKE 6 AT THE FOUNTAIN
    
      All you have to do here is throw six zombies onto the six spikes in the
      fountain in the central courtyard.  Easy peasy.
    
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      DEATH BLADE
    
      This is the mini-boss for this area: the Grim Reaper on roller skates.  He's
      going to skate around and take swings at you with that huge scythe.  When he
      appears normally, his swings take huge chunks out of your health, but he can
      be gotten rid of with a single swing of your chainsaw.  He doesn't die
      though; rather, he disappears in a puff of an airy substance of your choice.
    
      Of course, this means he'll reappear later.  When he does, he can one-hit KO
      you with his scythe, and he likes to wait and strike when a zombie has you in
      its grip.  The Wii-mote motion on the screen to avoid this is shown as a
      horizontal swing, but that never worked for me.  Instead, I shake both
      remotes to get free and it seems to work.  It's best to just plain avoid it
      anyway by not letting a zombie grab you.  When a zombie runs towards you,
      just backflip or run away or cut them in two.
    
      If you manage to break free after a zombie puts the squeeze on you, the Death
      Blade will not disappear again but will revert to normal.  "Normal" being
      without a one-hit KO attack and skating around like a five-year old high on
      sugar.
    
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      BB CHALLENGE: MAN GOLF
    
      TIME LIMIT
      2:50.00 for one round
    
      Go up the stairs to where the catapult was and you'll see it's been removed
      for a friendly game of golf.  If you didn't read the golf club instructions
      or didn't practice, here you go: hitting B will make Jack toss an enemy down,
      readying their head as the ball.  Watch the screen for a red line protruding
      from the enemy, going up and down: this tells you where your head/golf ball
      will fly and how far.  Use the C stick to turn and pivot to aim properly.
    
      Stay in your starting spot on the balcony and focus on the rings over the
      fountain.  Watch your target line and swing when it's through the floating
      rings.  Don't worry about your supply of golf balls because zombies will
      relentlessly flood onto the balcony for you.  The rings are going to get
      progressively more challenging to hit as you gain points.  If you're having
      problems, try looking around the rest of the area for more targets.  They
      won't net as many points and take time to go and find, but some points are
      better than none.
    
      Sochithra Chhun noticed that for some reason after finishing this challenge,
      two new barrels will appear in the area: one underneath the chandelier and
      another at the end of the little alcove where you started this level.  Both
      of these will likely contain Jack Balloons.
    
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      THE SHAMANS
    
      The Shamans are not fair.  This boss fight is one big guy and his family
      beating up on you.  Luckily for us, Jack is a badass.  But they're still
      pretty tough.  At the start, you want to dodge until they break up from that
      freakish ring formation.  Then you want to try and thin out the crowd since
      they'll have scattered.  The little guys should go down with one chainsaw
      move, but they are agile and will dodge away.  I highly recommend a
      horizontal swipe since it should take out many at once.
    
      When you see the big guy, the white wolf, howl, dodge away or else the noise
      will incapacitate Jack.  Keep weeding out his family until it's just you and
      him (you can focus on the big guy before the little ones are gone, but you
      don't need that extra distraction).  You've got the entire area to fight in,
      so he will likely run away and want you to chase him.  Trade blows until he
      howls again and calls more puppies.  When they're all together and a cutscene
      shows the big guy yowling again, that means they're going for the goofy Ring
      of Death attack.
    
      The power struggle move here occurs when Whitey howls and then runs around
      while wildly clawing whatever's in front of him.  The struggle is similar to
      Jude's because Whitey sends his puppies flying at you, and if Jack can
      properly slice through them all, he gets a shot at Whitey.
    
      Take your time here because it can be mayhem trying to fight all these dogs
      at once, and your health will dwindle before you know it.  It may be tempting
      to ignore the pups and go for the alpha, but Whitey can take a hit and the
      pups will take full advantage of your focusing solely on him.  Whitey will
      also pick them up and throw them at you, so getting rid of them means he has
      one less weapon to use against you.
    
      There are a ton of breakable items in the castle, and they are bound to hold
      healing items of some kind, so if you're hurting, retreat by all means.
    
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      DW CHALLENGE: KILL 4 DEATH BLADES
    
      This area's second unique challenge requires that you kill four of the
      annoying roller skating reapers.  Unfortunately, this means you have to let a
      zombie grab you so you can bait a Death Blade into getting close enough for
      you to slice him.
    
      When in a zombie's loving grasp, shake both of your remotes like crazy and
      Jack should break away at the last minute, stunning Death Blade in the
      process and opening him up to an attack.  It's hit or miss, but even if Death
      Blade does manage to behead Jack, there are plenty of Jack Balloons in this
      stage, meaning you can just keep trying.
    
      Alternately, you can kill Death Blade when he first appears (normally he will
      just disappear and come back).  To do this though, you need to blow his ass
      up.  There are several explosive barrels you can use, so you can get at least
      a couple this way, but then you won't have them for the Shamans or groups of
      zombies.  (Axel Wildfire let me know that blowing them up isn't the only way
      to off them when they show up; try and catch them in the middle of their
      attacks and you may just finish them off quickly enough to avoid having to
      bait them later.)
    
    
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      MAD CASTLE: THE DUNGEON                                [mc2]
    
      STAGE BONUSES
          100,000    Big Long Driller
          175,000    Spiked Bat
          265,000    La Guillotine
          530,000    Happy Onion
          700,000    Death Press II
        2,450,000    Daggers
        2,650,000    Frank
    
      TIME LIMIT
        30 minutes
    
      DEATHWATCH CHALLENGES
        Stick Driller with 5 signs!
        Slaughter 100 enemies!
        Finish without using a continue!
    
    There is a ton of stuff here to get medieval with, as Jack put it.  Guillotines
    in the hall, an electric chair, a wooden catapult, a spiked ceiling/moving
    floor combo, meat hooks, saws, gears, a rotating blade at the base of the
    statue, and that's not a full list.  There's also three tiers to this area; you
    need to use a zip line to get to the very top.
    
    The enemies here are the same as in the previous area.  Besides the occasional
    scissor guy and Big Long Driller, the enemies don't pose a real threat (Death
    Blade is not here so grab-happy zombies are no longer a big deal), and they are
    only there to help test out what this dungeon is capable of.  In effect, it is
    one of the best places to really cut loose.
    
    You might have noticed that Jack Balloon on a scale over the abyss by the
    statue.  To get it, you need to make your way to the second tier after Big Long
    Driller has been introduced.  Wait at the northernmost end of the hall after
    the floor trap (by the Armory) and Driller should burst through.  After making
    him run away or sticking him with the candles here, take the zip line on the
    walkway here over to the scales, jump to the next scale, and take the zip line
    there up to the third tier.  Up here are two meat hooks on either side of the
    area.  Stick a zombie on both to bring the scales up: one with a torch, the
    other with the balloon.
    
    There is also another balloon hidden in a crate on the second floor.  Climb up
    the boxes in the cells to the rising floor/spiked ceiling.  Look behind you to
    see some meat hooks with a barrel and crate behind them.  You can't jump
    through the meat hooks to get to them, so you have to jump over to Jack's left
    by the barred gate door to go around and get the Jack Balloon.  (Thanks to
    Sochithra Chhun for pointing this out.)
    
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      DW CHALLENGE: STICK DRILLER WITH 5 SIGNS
    
      I'm gonna kill two birds with one stone and give you strategy for Driller
      along with the DW challenge.  Efficiency is my middle name!
    
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      BIG LONG DRILLER
    
      Think of him as a cowardly Crocker.  Their attacks are very much the same,
      but Driller will actually drill through the ground to get to and away from
      Jack.  The DW Challenge here wants you to stick him with 5 piercing objects:
      in this case, the candle stands.  Problem is, you can't stick Driller unless
      he's dazed.  Solution: two chainsaw attacks will do the trick, but do not go
      overboard because that will cause him to retreat.
    
      The next problem is that he won't stay dazed for long.  The trick to sticking
      him before he snaps out of it is to fight him in a place you know has a lot
      of candle sticks.  This would be the area around the goddess statue, but you
      can also find a few on the second floor.
    
      Stay in your area of choice long enough and Driller will appear.  Chainsaw
      him twice - no more, no less - and then stick him with two candle stands.  He
      will retreat.  Wait around long enough and he'll come back.  Repeat until
      you've stuck him with all five and there you have it!  Mondo points!
    
      If you'd rather power struggle with him, watch for him to bring his drill
      back like a bat, like Crocker.  Because of the nature of the DW Challenge,
      Driller takes a while to bring down (you know, just to keep him alive long
      enough for you to stick it to him; this is the game being nice to you).
      Don't feel you have to kill him completely after you've finished the
      challenge.
    
      If Driller appears and you want him to go away, just swipe him three times
      with your chainsaw or power struggle with him.  That will make him dig a hole
      and leave you alone.  If he's around the goddess statue and you want him to
      buzz off, just activate the hidden blade and he'll disappear through the
      floor.
    
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      BB CHALLENGE: DEATH PRESS II
    
      TIME LIMIT
      1:30.00 for one round
    
      This challenge is located at the base of the goddess statue.  All you have to
      do is pick up a zombie and throw it to the hand.  Once the hand has it, it'll
      reach down and swipe the area, picking up any zombies left, so you might not
      want to get too close.  Keep throwing zombies until the camera shows a close-
      up of the hand putting the squeeze on them.  That is when you really want to
      steer clear because this means the hand will go berserk and start slamming
      down on the ground, destroying anything and everything, all for the sake of
      your score.
    
      As you can imagine, this BB Challenge will help your score skyrocket in sheer
      number of kills alone, and it is insanely easy since the giant helping hand
      does most of the work.
    
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      FRANK
    
      I hate Frank.  Sooo much hate do I have for him.  He's the first of your
      "recharging" bosses, meaning he has a way to regain health.  Plus, he's
      electrified and the floor is flooded.  Ow.  Stay out of the water!  If Frank
      knocks you in (and he will), look for a box in the upper left hand corner of
      the room to climb rather than make the run all the way to the ramp.  You
      won't make it easily.
    
      You have to target Frank's upper body, which is unfortunately the part he
      fights with.  Based on how he positions his arms, you can tell if he's going
      to do a downward slam, forward punch, or a backhanded swipe.  The backhanded
      swipe is what will knock you in the soup, and the move where he slams both
      fists together can stun Jack should he get hit.  You have two crates with
      pills and two explosive barrels from the start.  Chose the right time to grab
      the barrels; you don't want to get hit while holding one.  To deal damage,
      you need to attack Frank's hands when he attempts to hit you.  The window for
      this is very small, so be quick to get in and get out of his attack zone.
    
      Frank's power struggle is initiated when he starts a slow-motion backhanded
      swipe.  Do not miss that chance because winning a power struggle takes a
      humongous chunk off of that yellow bar.  You want that.  You want it bad.
    
      Afterwards, Frank will get supercharged.  Just kind of back away from him
      and let him burn all his juice.  This will cause him to stumble and go back
      to his chair.  Feel free to jump down and slice him while he's sitting.  As
      of now, I have not found a way to stop him from using the chair (by short
      circuiting it or otherwise), so you kind of have to bite the bullet on this
      one.
    
      After two power struggles and the loss of all Frank's bolts, he should be
      about dead.  Actually, the second power struggle may actually deplete his
      life bar depending on how well you've been fighting, but Frank is a cheater
      and he will most likely retreat to his chair when he should be prepped for a
      finisher.  This just means you have to finish Frank normally: slicing his
      arms when he attempts to pimp slap you.  When you chainsaw him down to his
      last, jump in the water for the finishing move.
    
      Josh has added to my overly-cautious strategy a little bit: "[Frank] wanders
      up to the edge of the ledge pretty frequently and you can chainsaw him at
      will.  Since his attacks are all slow you can focus on dodging them instead
      of trying for counter hits.  Chainsaw the hell out of him, initiate a power
      struggle, cut him up when he goes to his chair, retreat to your ledge,
      repeat, win.  You shouldn't have to deal with him regenerating more than
      three times this way."
    
      Dylan has also given another way to deal with Frank: "if you don't use the
      spiked bat in the level it helps a lot in the boss battle, try not to break
      it and use it when in the water.  also, if you stay in the water the whole
      fight you can jump over the electricity and when you hit him it disrupts his
      attacks."  Jumping over the electricity is very possible, but you need to
      time it right.  I believe the best time to jump is right after Frank yells.
      Also, don't try to substitute the Daggers in for this weapon strategy either.
      They do little damage against the big guy and their wild swings can send Jack
      off the platform and into the water with no help from Frank.
    
      To add to Dylan's strategy, an anonymous e-mailer notified me that you can
      just hang out by the ramp.  Frank should follow you over there, and it will
      make getting out of the water that much easier.
    
      One more possible strategy to try on Frank: fire.  Leggo sent this in: "When
      fighting 'Frank' it was so hard and i thought 'What does frankenstein hate?
      Fire!' so instead of the bat method i would blow fire on him in the corner
      where i'm hard to reach sometimes.  it just made sense, because quite frankly
      (pun intended) you need all the extra lives you can grab pre-boss so going to
      the third level and meathooking zombies for your life and torch seemed like
      it was required.  right now my run with the torch i was able to reduce his
      life considerably if you do it right."
    
    
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      MAD CASTLE: SANCTUARY                                  [mc3]
    
    While walking down the bridge, stop when you see the columns crumble.  Do not
    try to run under them like I did once.  I can tell you that it's not a good
    idea.
    
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      ELISE
    
      Being a vampire, Elise is our second "rechargeable" boss.  She also has a
      pack of bats she uses to attack you indirectly and for cover.  In actuality,
      that is about her only attack, along with a simple combo where she twirls
      around and kicks.  She has other tricks up her sleeves (?) though.  But back
      to the bats, when Elise raises a hand in the air and a pack of bats separates
      from the rest, that means she's going to use them as projectiles.  Otherwise
      they will surround her and block most of your damage.  Sometimes they will
      even surround Jack and deplete his health by nibbling on him.  They will also
      bring down the columns around the church nave by slamming into them.  Steel-
      plated bats, no doubt.  Elise does not kid around.
    
      When the fight starts, run forward and start the usual chainsaw routine.  You
      won't do much damage, and after Elise shows off her pets a little more,
      she'll vanish completely.  If you look at her health bar after a while,
      you'll see it start to refill.  Plus, her bats come out of nowhere to attack
      you intermittently.  Damn!
    
      Run along the eastern and western walls and check out the statues.  Look kind
      of familiar?  Most of the statues are white, but if you see one that looks
      different (namely, darker than the rest), try to interact with it and you'll
      discover Elise was hiding there.  She will jump away and initiate a power
      struggle.  Try not to get too distracted, now.
    
      This takes her down to almost half.  In this fight, power struggles really
      are the only way to deal sufficient damage.  However, Sochithra Chhun
      pointed out that sometimes after a power struggle, Elise will not surround
      herself with her bats.  Since those absorb damage for her, slicing her when
      they are absent will do a lot more damage.  After she prances around some
      more, she'll pull the wool over again and you'll have to find her.  Same
      deal as before.
    
      Two power struggles should do it unless it takes you a little longer to find
      her and she regenerates a lot of health.  If she hides and you can't find her
      among the statues, she is most likely in one of the bat-shaped recesses in
      the northern windows.  You should really have to do no more than three power
      struggles once you've caught on to her game of hide-and-seek.  That is,
      unless you enjoy the view a little too much and keep going back for more.
    
      I love this fight because the finishing move on Elise is a throwback to God
      Hand and homage to Clover, who rocks our collective socks and some of whose
      disbanded employees worked on this game.  If you do not understand this
      reference, then you should remedy this.
    
      
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      AREA 66: ACCESS HANGAR                                 [661]
    
      STAGE BONUSES
          450,000    Bloodbath Challenge: Road Rampage
        2,800,000    Kojack
    
      TIME LIMIT
        15 minutes
    
      DEATHWATCH CHALLENGES
        Kill the boss in 10 minutes!
        Don't take any damage!
        Score 5.6 million points!
    
    Ready for a kickass motorcycle level?  You're right; that was a stupid
    question.  This is like a blown-up version of the run before Von
    Twirlenkiller's fight, so you should know the controls.  It is also so awesome
    that it will sometimes cause the game to lag if there is a lot of action on the
    screen.  Because your actions and weapons are limited on a bike, this level is
    pretty straightforward.  You've got 15 minutes to tear up everything in your
    path.
    
    The only environmental hazard here are the columns.  Enemies will explode when
    they ram them; Jack will pass right through.  Total.  Badass.  Because of the
    lack of variety, the real point here is to get lots of kills in a row.  Watch
    your combo counter in the upper left of the screen and try to keep it going.
    If you need some enemies to feed it and see some ahead of you, use your Dash to
    get up there quick.
    
    This track is actually multi-tiered, and you can reach the upper floor by
    hitting a tall black ramp with blinking arrows on it.  There's nothing really
    super special up there, so don't feel you have to hit that ramp.
    
    The BB Challenge is initiated by driving through the yellow arch on the left
    side of the road.
    
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      BB CHALLENGE: ROAD RAMPAGE
    
      TIME LIMIT
      2:00.00 for one round
    
      This is the first time you can make use of the motorcycle's spin attacks.
      Shake the nunchuk to do a 180 and the Wii-mote for a full 360.  These are not
      only useful for navigation but are also for throwing groups of aliens into
      the environmental hazards that line this arena.  There are also exploding
      barrels for you to use.  Launch some aliens into them for good times.
    
      Watch your map for the red dots.  You can attack by either running them over/
      ramming them or by using the aforementioned turn attacks to throw them.
      Using the turns is highly recommended, as they will likely get you multi-
      kills.  You can also use the 180 turn to great effect if you are about to hit
      a wall or see an enemy right behind you.  Be stylish.
    
    Watch for the boss fight arch on the right side of the road.
    
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      KOJACK
    
      I don't know what this guy's deal is.  He's Jack's British wanker counterpart
      or something.  He's also the most entertaining boss fight this side of
      Thunderdome.  As you can probably guess, this fight is a big game of Chicken.
      Don't bother watching the screen; just pay attention to your radar.  Chase
      Kojack down and hit him with a few spin attacks.  If you see him chasing you
      instead, play with him a little by doing a 180 and ramming him.  If you ram
      him, it shouldn't cause you damage, but if Kojack rams you first, you'll take
      a hit.
    
      Don't spin to attack prematurely because Kojack will hang back and wait until
      you're open after that spin to ram you.  The guy knows how to ride.
    
      Doing spin attacks relentlessly also heightens your chances of initiating a
      power struggle with Kojack.  You can tell it's coming when he stops, revs up,
      and charges you while doing a wheelie.  It's hard to see this when you're
      going as fast as you should be, so just swinging the Wii-mote like crazy
      works too.  He does this a lot, which is good because you need that advantage
      since you can't heal at all during this fight.
    
      Axel tightened up this general strategy a bit for those looking to take less
      damage: "Instead of spinning 180, then going for the ram, it works better if
      he's chasing you down from behind and you wait until the absolute last second
      before you spin; if he crashes into you while spinning, then he'll take
      plenty of damage and you'll get off scot-free. Best thing is, if you do it,
      then immediately turn another 180, you can turn right into a Power Struggle
      and drop some serious hurt on him."
    
      Kojack will still be mobile after you've won the right to a finishing move.
      All you have to do is run down the now putt-putting Kojack and hit B as
      usual.
    
    
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      AREA 66: FACILITY                                      [662]
    
      STAGE BONUSES
          200,000    Magnet Gun
          500,000    UFO Fusion Engine
          800,000    Cyber Slicer
        1,100,000    Alien Tractor Beam
        1,700,000    Bloodbath Challenge: Money Shot II
        2,000,000    Daggers
        2,600,000    Jack Balloon
        2,900,000    The Masters
    
      TIME LIMIT
        30 minutes
    
      DEATHWATCH CHALLENGES
        Hunt runaway greys!
        Score 3 million points!
        Kill the boss in 15 minutes!
        Finish without using a continue!
    
    I'm not gonna lie.  Compared to the previous match and the coming boss fight,
    this level is very difficult.  The enemies here are the most heavily armored
    you've seen and are quite agile to boot.  They are packing stun rods and some
    even use shields.  Luckily, this level is chock full of weapons and
    environmental hazards.  In fact, there's so many that I'm hard-pressed to list
    all of them.  Some new ones include a garbage chute to the northwest on the
    bottom floor, burning jet engines to the south (ground floor), a grinding room
    in the middle of the second floor which also has a flash freezer, and a UFO
    tractor beam on the eastern side of the ground floor, which I can only assume
    involves anal probing.  Whatever you do, save all explosive barrels you find
    for the mini-bosses.
    
    This area is huge, and it's multi-tiered to boot.  You can use elevators to
    change floors: they are small but easily distinguished by the blinking arrows.
    Just stand on one and it'll take you away.  There's two: one on the northern
    and one on the southern sides of the central area on the ground floor.
    
    The magnet gun is this area's special treat to you since all of the enemies are
    metallic.  Hold B to drag them in and then press A to launch them.  You can
    only hold three enemies at a time, but launching them into a hazard like a
    burning jet engine nets you a triple kill every time.  The baiting object for
    this level is a pack of donuts, which you can also use for great grouping
    effect.
    
    If you are having a hard time handling all the enemies here, run away and lead
    them to one of the environmental weapons like the fusion engine or a bladed
    wall.  Pick them up and throw them in quickly to clear the air a bit.  At times
    when you are facing enemies that can easily dodge your chainsaw, it's time to
    turn to something with a little more bite, something along the lines of a one-
    hit KO.  In terms of that, this area delivers.
    
    There is a teleporter on the south end of the ground floor.  It will instantly
    transport you up to the control room that makes up the third tier.  Enemies can
    follow you through it though.  From the control room, you can jump out the
    windows to the north and east to reach otherwise inaccessible areas on the
    second tier.  Jumping to the east lands you near a Happy Pill and three
    explosive barrels.  To the north is a spike bat.
    
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      DW CHALLENGE: HUNT RUNAWAY GREYS
    
      Every now and then, an alien or two will escape from one of the pods lining
      the walls.  I'm not exactly sure what triggers their escape.  If I had to
      guess, I would say reaching a certain score since the aliens I saw came out
      after I either won a bonus or completed the BB Challenge.  If you wait a
      while and they still don't show, try throwing lots of enemies in the UFO
      tractor beam.  Maybe the lure of anal probes will get them to come out of
      hiding.
    
      They will attack the other enemies in the area with their ray guns, so if you
      see the robot guys chasing and fighting something other than yourself, a grey
      is near.  They go out with a single chainsaw attack.  The real task is
      getting them to come out and then finding them.
    
      From Sochithra Chhun: "I tossed a grey (and one of the soldiers) into the UFO
      tractor beam and a freaking cow fell out of the UFO.  I have no idea if I got
      bonus points for it, but it's so silly I don't care."  I've tried this and
      yes, yes a cow does come out of the UFO.  And then promptly explodes.  XD
    
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      CYBER SLICERS
    
      The mini-bosses come two at a time.  They are ultra-quick and don't fall
      easily to a chainsaw swipe.  The magnet gun will cause them to short circuit,
      giving you some time to do whatever to them, but they recover quickly.  They
      easily evade all of your attacks and jump high to knife you from the air.
      Axel pointed out to me that there are actually two varieties of Cyber Slicer:
      one with a katana and one with claws.  The katana-wielder is definitely the
      more dangerous of the two, but both need to be treated with equal caution.
    
      The safest way to deal with these cyber freaks is an explosive barrel.  Don't
      try to fight them staying in one place because the regular enemies will crowd
      around for a piece of you as well.  Run to thin the crowd and look for any
      weapons to use.  If you can't find anything, run and then intermittently
      turn your chainsaw on one of them for a swipe at a time.  Continue the game
      of cat and mouse until they short circuit and explode.  The longer you stay
      in one place, the better their chances are of doubling up and beating the
      crap out of you.  Stay mobile and use what the level designers gave you.
    
      Case in point: try and lead the Cyber Slicers over to the Fusion Engine and
      use your horizontal chainsaw swipes to push them into the flames.  It's
      super effective!  Just make sure to step away when they start to spark since
      that's the cue for an explosion.  Paris has written in to say that throwing
      enemies at the cyber slicers will also cause them to short circuit and leave
      them open for a chainsaw slash.
    
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      BB CHALLENGE: MONEY SHOT II
    
      TIME LIMIT
      2:00.00 for one round
    
      Ride the southern elevator up to the area set aside for this challenge, which
      follows the same rules as back in Asian Town, but it's a little harder to
      judge how much to shake the soda and to aim.  At least it is until you
      realize that some of the targets (namely the ones on the woman reclining) can
      be hit without even shaking the bottles of soda; you just need to position
      your aliens properly.
    
      On the flip side, some targets need the soda shaken up a lot before your
      alien friends will fly high enough.  Trial and error is the best advice I can
      give here, along with "the higher the target, the more you gotta shake".  It
      might also help to angle your aliens diagonally in relation to their
      destination rather than placing them front and center.
    
      Getting all three targets on one woman makes bonus UFOs appear in front of
      her.  These are mobile targets that are worth lots of bonus points should
      you hit one.  Since there are only two women this time around, you should aim
      for the saucers when both have been satisfied.  To hit the saucers, decide
      what arc you want to hit them on (low or high) and shake a bottle/prep an
      alien accordingly.  Hold your alien until the UFO is right where you want it
      and then let him go.
    
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      THE MASTERS
    
      Go back to where the BB Challenge was to fight the boss of Area 66.  Er,
      bosses.  The Masters share a lifebar, so don't worry about focusing on one
      and then the other; they're connected by magnetism (not the animal kind).
      Lock on to one and perpetually circle around them.  They like to combo their
      moves together, which thrusts them out towards Jack, so either backflip away
      continuously or run like a crazy bastard.  If you don't, you're up for combo
      damage.  Not the good kind.
    
      When they stand back-to-back and hold their arms out, they're going to pull
      in junk and hurl it at you.  Run or backflip to avoid this.  You can also run
      up to them and take a swipe at them to make them lose their grip.
    
      Sometimes one will jump out into the center of the area and will attack Jack
      solely.  If you want to switch your lock and focus on the one not fighting,
      go ahead.  I would rather not mess with resetting my lock and struggling with
      the C button, so if the one you're locked onto is out slashing the air, just
      dodge his initial attack and counter.
    
      Two slices is about all you can get in before they put their guard up in the
      form of a magnetic shield.  They're going to repeat the same attacks a lot,
      but don't get too comfy with the routine.  If you can get up close to them to
      attack while they are standing together, try a horizontal swing to try to hit
      them both.  I seemed to do more damage when I could land a hit like that, so
      give it a shot.
    
      A little more than halfway through, a cutscene will have them throw a
      semi at you.  Jack will not be phased and neither should you.  After this,
      the power struggle becomes active.  (Actually, I've gotten confirmation from
      Dark Arcanine that power struggles can be performed before the semi-event.)
      When you see the two stand together and then take out their swords and rush
      at you, it is power struggle time.  Winning gives you at least two free
      swipes at a Master of your choosing.
    
      Keep backflipping and sawing like mad and watch for your second power
      struggle.  That should put you in a nice position to finish them.  You only
      need to pick one to press B for one of the most amusing finishing moves of
      the game.
    
    
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      AREA 66: ROBOT FACTORY                                 [663]
    
    And now for a change of pace...
    
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      MARTIN
    
      You'd think fighting a giant robot would be an entertaining challenge - and
      it is - until you quickly discover that you can't get near the thing
      comfortably to use your chainsaw.  The robot will quickly pummel you should
      you get too close.  You aren't even safe at a distance because the thing
      shoots missiles.  Watch the air around you for white lines: those are the
      missiles' destinations.  Should you get shot with one, you will be blinded
      and will potentially walk right into Martin.  Keeping Jack locked on to
      Martin will allow you to get a bead on him even when blinded though.
    
      You want to keep the flatbed truck in between you and Mr. Roboto at all
      times and run when you see the missile paths.  Martin will also sometimes
      short-circuit and go crazy trying to run you down.  The cue for this is when
      he says "One destructible target".  Yet another reason the truck is a
      lifesaver.
    
      But, hey!  What the hell?  How are you supposed to beat the thing if you
      can't even touch it?!  The answer is: watch your map.  Pretty soon, you
      should see a blinking something something on the truck.  These are missiles.
      Yummy missiles of your own.  If you keep an eye to the ceiling, you can even
      see the wench move to bring them out and drop them (Martin will eventually
      start shooting these down).  Pick 'em up and fire ze missiles to damage
      Martin; then jump down and play more Ring Around the Rosie until you get
      more.  Eh, a cheap boss deserves a cheap death.
    
      You can power struggle with Martin, and after a few gruesome deaths and help
      from e-mails, I realized how.  Get up on the flatbed truck and Martin should
      make a move to grab you.  This will trigger the power struggle with him,
      which has Jack run a circle around the truck and blow Martin to hell with his
      own homing missile.  You can also chainsaw him a little while he's stunned,
      but this is not wise.  (Thanks to Sochithra Chhun and Evan for the heads up
      on this one.)
    
      Ariel also sent this in: "you can climb the center area (where the missiles
      are) and chainsaw him, a good strategy to do this is to chainsaw and backflip
      until he dies."  So you can kill Martin without missiles, or at least you
      have a way to damage him while waiting for missiles to appear.  Emmanuel
      fittingly describes this as basically treating Martin like you did Frank, if
      you fought him from up high, that is.
    
    
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      CASINO LAND: THE STRIP                                 [cl1]
    
      STAGE BONUSES
          100,000    Spike Bat
          500,000    Daggers
        1,000,000    Afterburner Sign
        1,250,000    Trucks Unlocked
        1,500,000    Happy Onion
        1,750,000    Big Long Driller
        2,000,000    Blood Bath Challenge: Man Darts II
        2,500,000    Champion
    
      TIME LIMIT
        30 minutes
    
      DEATHWATCH CHALLENGES
        none
    
    Are you ready, ladies?  Like the second stage of Area 66, this one pulls out
    all the stops with the environmental weapons.  The bumpers lining this first
    stretch are a good example: throw an enemy on them and watch 'em fly.  Axel
    says using the Giant Swing finisher is a good way to get people really flying
    and can net a Super Violent ranking.
    
    The enemies here are the original thugs with slightly more armor and heavier
    weapons than before.  They're nothing too special at this stage.
    
    The slots room lies to the east down the strip and the roulette room is across
    from that to the west.  I prefer the roulette room since the bumpers'
    entertainment value highly outstrips the slots, and it's easier to get multi-
    kills on the roulette and chopping machine than at the slot-grinder.
    
    You can actually play games for bonus points here.  On the roulette, hold an
    enemy up to it (don't throw him) and the spinning blades will take off his
    head.  After a couple seconds, the roulette will stop and you get your points.
    I don't know what (if anything) determines the winning color, but I put a head
    on black to win and got lots of bonus points, white not so much.  I want to say
    a similar bonus can be won at the slots, but I never had much luck at the
    slots.
    
    The main area to the north has two cargo trucks that will open for goodies.
    Motorcycle thugs will also appear in this area.  Treat them just like the ninja
    you faced before.  They may even blow themselves up since there are explosive
    barrels around there and they are none too smart.
    
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      BB CHALLENGE: MAN DARTS II
    
      TIME LIMIT
      2:00.00 for one round
    
      Same thing as way back at the beginning of the game.  The challenge here is
      trying to bat enemies that are more aggressive than what they were way back
      at the beginning of the game.  As you clear the area of enemies, different
      ones will take their places.  Asians replace thugs, ninja replace the Asians,
      zombies replace the ninja, robots replace the zombies, and aliens replace the
      robots (meaning you can put some real color on your dartboard if they don't
      zap your ass first).
    
      You might want to soften enemies up before you swing at them since you can
      easily waste time swinging at a perfectly healthy foe who can and will evade
      your blows with a jump backwards.  Just hit them a few times with the bat
      before you hit the B button.
    
    When you gain access to the tower, the level and time limit officially end.
    
    
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      CASINO LAND: THE TOWER                                 [cl2]
    
    The tower is all old school "let's bring back all the mini-bosses you fought
    and make you fight them again because once just wasn't enough" kind of deal.
    The elevator you are riding in is full of crap to play with.  Don't use it all
    up too quickly though.  Items should carry over between fights, but the
    elevator can possibly glitch out and make it so they don't.  New items are
    dropped from the ceiling for each bout, and enemies here usually drop things
    when dead, so I guess you can feel free to splurge a little.
    
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      YEE FUNG
    
      The only new element to this fight is that Yee Fung has little mini-Fungs to
      help him out.  He also has no ramps, but that won't stop him from rolling
      around.  Let him roll around enough and he will even flatten his little
      beetle boys.  The dice the ceiling spits out for you should hold a weapon or
      healing items.  If the little guys are giving you some problems, try taking
      them out collectively with some horizontal chainsaw swipes.  Just listen for
      Yee Fung's cries before he attacks or rolls around.
    
      Kevin wrote in to note that the explosive barrels that occasionally appear
      during this fight make short work of the little Fungs and really do a number
      on Yee Fung.  If you can avoid their attacks long enough to grab one and
      throw, do so.
    
      rikko-43 also wrote in to point out that environmental hazards can be used to
      great effect against Yee Fung (or, really, any enemies in this elevator).
      Try to get Yee Fung up against the wall and give him a little extra push.
    
      Remember, the power struggle is when he starts a punch combo move.  He should
      cough up a Happy Onion when dead.
    
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      TENGU
    
      Tengu has definitely stepped up his game.  Or maybe he's just tougher because
      we don't have a spear this time.  There are a bunch of ninja on this next
      floor to make your fight a living hell, too.  Find Tengu in the mess of ninja
      and stay locked on at all times.  Keep dodging to avoid sneaky ninja attacks
      and try wide area attacks like horizontal chainsaw swings to see if you can't
      take out some ninja along with Tengu's health gauge.
    
      It's imperative that you stay locked on Tengu, so try as best you can to stay
      mobile to avoid the horde of ninja and swipe at Tengu like your life depends
      on it.  Because it does.
    
      Sochithra Chhun noted that the meat buns that should appear during this fight
      (or after the skirmish with Yee Fung) should distract the ninja long enough
      to let you beat up on Tengu.  I didn't think ninja would go for meat buns,
      only pirate booty, but I hath been proven wrong, and those buns may save your
      bacon if the ninja are proving to be difficult.
    
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      BIG BULL CROCKER x2, BIG LONG DRILLER
    
      Crocker is a pushover.  Two of them is nothin'.  Oddly enough, when focusing
      on one, I expected the other to slice and dice me, but all he did was jump
      around like a child giddy at all the violence I was inflicting on his buddy
      and waiting for his turn.  Don't count on this happening all the time though.
      Focus all your efforts on one and listen for the roar of the other's
      chainsaw, just in case.
    
      When one is dead (or even before that), Driller enters the scene.  Leave the
      Crockers alone and focus on Driller.  Why?  Driller will likely drop a Jack
      Balloon when he dies, and you will barely have enough time to pick it up
      before the elevator takes you away if he's the last one left.  Best play it
      safe and pick it up while you know you have time.  If you don't care, then
      it's important to focus on whoever is closest to dying or whoever you think
      you can handle best.  Driller will take more to knock down than Crocker, but
      less than it took to kill him in the Mad Castle.  Watch for the baseball
      swing to get in a power struggle.
    
      Driller may not follow the Crockers' rule of "wait your turn" when it comes
      to attacking, but it's actually not as daunting as you'd think to fight these
      three beasts at once.  Finish up and try to fill up on health if you can.
    
    
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      CASINO LAND: RING OF MADNESS                           [cl3]
    
    When Jack reaches the arena, the champion is unveiled: none other than the
    Black Baron.  Surprising since he's done nothing but get his ass handed to him
    for the entire game.  Jack's cheering section is none other than the geishas he
    saved (if you did save them, that is), and this is not only heartwarming but
    important during the fight.
    
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      THE BLACK BARON
    
      The Black Baron's opening moveset features rocket punches and whirlwind
      kicks, both of which leave him wide open for a chainsaw slice.  When he takes
      a breather and starts what looks like a punch combo, prepare for a power
      struggle.  Even though it looks like Jack is taking damage, he won't unless
      you lose.  If you win, the Black Baron gets power slammed.
    
      Unfortunately, this causes him to go Super Saiyan.  He even causes the
      music to skip over to a new track.  The Baron now has an incredibly long
      punch/kick combo and can knock you out of the ring with an uppercut.  If this
      happens, his lady friend will have at you with her bat.  The Baron still
      keeps his old punches and kicks, so try waiting for him to do one of those
      before moving in close.
    
      Axel has warned me of a certain move the Baron likes to pull if you prefer
      your A combos: "he'll eventually duck under you and hit you with a wide punch
      (this is a pro-wrestling move called the 'Leg Cutter'; it's actually viable
      in real combat if you modify it slightly - basically you strike the outside
      of the knee, which can break it) - this takes a while, but since the backflip
      doesn't cancel every little thing unlike dodging in Godhand, you're almost
      guaranteed to get hit by it... but, since it's also predictable, if you
      escape early enough, you can get in a free chainsaw, which is always good.
      "It only seems to come out at point blank range after a few punches, which
      means it often only comes out against a blocking opponent - and the Baron
      loves to block about as much as he loves to curse."
    
      The most dangerous attack of his is when a black hole opens up underneath him
      and starts to suck in everything, including Jack.  You will get launched into
      the stands and brought back with a helicopter should you get engulfed.  This
      attack's pull is too strong to get away in the small ring by simply walking
      away, and the Baron WILL spam it.  He is a cheating bastard, and I hate him.
    
      But fear not, for people more resourceful than I have shown me that this
      attack is indeed avoidable.  Because Jack's "walking against the wind"
      animation slows him down considerably, you need to snap him out of it by
      doing something else, like jumping or backflipping away.  Just remember that
      if you are going to do this, don't backflip and/or jump right into the
      Baron's attack, as that defeats the purpose and will make the crowd laugh at
      you as you plummet towards them.  Or at least it should.  (Big thanks to
      Sochithra Chhun and MrDrak for this help.)
    
      The less dangerous (i.e. - totally avoidable) attack is when a white
      whirlwind forms at his feet.  The Baron will launch a godly fist out of thin
      air to punch your ever-loving lights out.  Avoid this one by first walking
      out of the pull and then away from in front of the Baron.
    
      The Baron is a cheap ass for sure, but Jack has one helping hand in this
      fight.  When he's about dead, one of the geishas will pull a Happy Onion out
      of her cleavage and throw it to Jack.  That onion will help, surely, but if
      the Baron movespams that black hole attack and you can't avoid the pull, it
      won't matter too much.
    
      The one strategy you should cling to is circling and waiting for an opening.
      A good number of the Baron's moves leave him open after the fact; the issue
      is with getting too close because you don't know when he will pull out a
      sucktastic whirlwind move.  You may be waiting a long time before you get
      your opening.  This is the last fight and you should have at least three
      credits to your name.  If you're not getting the opening you need, then there
      may be no choice but to charge into the fray and take it like a man.
    
      Another option is to rely on the power struggles the Baron himself will
      initiate.  The one you used to start the second stage of the fight will
      actually damage the Baron; because of this, he won't do it often.  In fact,
      we're pretty sure he only does it twice: once to start the second round of
      the fight and again to finish it.  The move where he jumps on the poles and
      bull rushes you does not hurt him.  It does, however, set him up for damage
      if you can dodge, and I believe he repeats this one as many times as he
      wants.
    
      The finishing move on this one is a treat after all the grief the Baron
      should have given you.  If anything, take heart in the fact that this will
      shut his stupid ass up for good.
    
    Don't put your remote down during the final scene and watch the credits roll!
    
    
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    NOW WHAT?                                              [ngp]
    
      So you're top of the tier, the number 1 Killseeker, yadda yadda blah.  The
      game doesn't seem to think you've had enough because your progress is saved
      and the load screen comes up, inviting you to go back for more.  And you
      should.
    
      TWO NEW WEAPONS
        The Katana and Double Chainsaw are unlocked for beating the game once.  At
        the start of every level in a New Game +, one of these two weapons will be
        available.  They follow the same rules as other sponsor weapons, meaning
        they can break but can also be found in crates as well.
        The Katana is very much like the spear in controls, but doesn't seem to
        have as powerful a B move, which is a samurai-style forward thrust (or, as
        I've been notified, the iaijutsu technique).
        Shaking the Wii-mote makes Jack do a somersault and swing the sword for a
        downward slash powerful enough to cut a guy in two.  Axel has pointed out
        that the katana's B move autostuns and so can be used to set up further
        combos.
        The Double Chainsaw is just as awesome as it sounds.  It's the same make
        and model as Big Bull Crocker's.  A is a fancy twirl attack and holding B
        and shaking the remote lets you run and swing the chainsaw wildly; you can
        even direct Jack while he runs.  Shake the Wii-mote to have Jack do an
        impressive flip in the air as well.  This lovely weapon also has amazing
        durability.  Squee.
    
      TRY OUT MORE DEATHWATCH CHALLENGES
        Technically, you could do this without finishing the game, but in case you
        got so caught up in the action that you forgot, completing a level's
        DW Challenge places an orange caution sign over that area's icon on the
        map, meaning a new DW Challenge has been put in its place.  Most stages
        have a unique challenge; once that's completed, more generic challenges
        like "get so many points" and "kill so many enemies" take its place.
    
      DO IT AGAIN ON HARD MODE, YOU PANSY
        Don't feel bad; I wrote the walkthrough on Normal mode, so I'm a pansy too.
        After playing on Hard mode, I can tell you that it certainly adds some
        challenge to the usual killing routine.  Enemies are more agile, better
        fighters, and Jack starts each level with no credits.
    
      START UP MULTIPLAYER MODE (IF YOU HAVE FRIENDS, THAT IS)
        Multiplayer mode in MadWorld is a little weak, as it is you and one friend
        playing as Jack and Kojack facing off in a Bloodbath Challenge of your
        choice.  The rules are a little different for each, the time limit is
        extended, and the announcers' commentary changes.  The lure of foregoing
        the challenge and just trying to hack your buddy to death is strong, and
        Kreese knows this and will try to get you to fight with each other.  Howard
        just wants everyone to get along.
        If you actually want to play the challenges for real, then be sure to pay
        attention to the enemies the game throws at you: some wear doll heads and
        others wear Bull Crocker masks.  Your score on some challenges is dependent
        on how many of a certain enemy you kill.  For example, I lost a Money Shot
        challenge because I kept scoring points with doll-headed enemies when I was
        supposed to kill the Crocker wanna-bes.
    
    
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    MADWORLD GAME SCRIPT                                   [gms]
    
      A friend of mine gave me the bright idea to start a MadWorld announcer FAQ.
      I ran with it, and it ballooned into a full-blown game script.  I cannot post
      such a document on GameFAQs or anywhere else simply because it would tear the
      TOS a new one.  So that's why I host it here instead:
    
      http://thenumber35.webs.com/walkthroughs/mad_world_script.txt
    
      This is a major WIP and most of what is left to be done is Howard and
      Kreese's dialogue.  Feel free to contribute if you want.
    
    
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    SUBMITTED TIPS AND TRICKS                              [rvt]
    
      Robvalue (robvalue@yahoo.com) has shared his tips and tricks with me and,
      with his permission, I pass some of them on to you.  Everything in this
      section is Rob's unless otherwise noted, so you should e-mail him with any
      questions or suggestions and credit him if you reproduce any of it.
    
      DOUBLE CHAINSAW ATTACK CANCEL
        After experimenting with [the double chainsaw's] use, I found out that you
        can cancel out of its attacks (except Z then A) by shaking the nunchuk to
        do your backflip.  This works for the double spin attack (A button) and is
        very useful here as you don't always want the second spin if you hit your
        target first time.  You can defy gravity by jumping backwards during your
        somersault attack (shake remote) and backflip out of your chainsaw dance
        (hold B then shake remote).  I find these especially useful when trying to
        do the 'take no damage' challenge in the Bistro.
    
      LIFTING OBJECTS QUICKLY
        Instead of walking right up to an object you want to lift, stopping in
        front of it then holding down A, there is a quicker way. Walk towards the
        object you want, then hold down A just before you get to it, while still
        moving Jack towards it.  If you get it right, he'll grab the object almost
        instantly when he reaches it, rather than you having to wait around.  Saves
        time in crucial situations.
    
      STICKING 10 THINGS IN/ON SOMEONE'S HEAD
        When playing I'm sure you've all found the limit to the amount of signposts
        that can be stuck in a guy's head, which is 5.  However, there are other
        smaller objects which can also be stuck in guys' heads.  I had assumed they
        would be included in the limit of 5 things per head, but in fact they have
        their own independent limit, which is 4.  This means you can have up to 9
        things stuck in a guy's head, top that off with a barrel or something
        similar over the head and you have a total of 10!  This can get you some
        hilarious comments from Howard and Kreese.  It also leads naturally on to
        my next hint (double points bonus).
    
        This is easier said than done as these smaller items aren't on every level.
        I'm sure you'll have seen them, but I'll suggest some opportunities:
    
        Great Wall Street- There are two trumpets on a stall on the right hand side
        near where you start, and if you continue forward from there and veer
        slightly left and head for the tiger gate (following the curving path on
        the floor) there are two more trumpets in a stand to your right.  However
        you are only allowed to put 2 trumpets in a guy's head, for some reason!
        But later on in the level, seemingly when you have enough points, there
        also appears three funny shaped items on a stall just past the first one
        with the trumpets [possibly hairpins].  You can put up to 3 of these into a
        guy's head plus a trumpet, or 2 of these and 2 trumpets!  Then 5 lamp-posts
        and doll head.
    
        Bistro- When you pass through the gate that closes behind Jack, you will
        find a pinwheel to your left and to your right. In the top left room of
        this section (near where you get the spear) you will find two funny looking
        things on a table which also work.  There are 3 lamp-posts around this area
        so you can score 7 in a head.  Also later on in the giant kitchen there are
        2 spatulas to be had.
    
        Courtyard- Plenty of small candelsticks here. You can find some going
        straight ahead near where you get the bat, or up the stairs and into the
        dining room.  Plenty of lamp-posts around for you to maximise head
        injuries.
    
        You can also use your backflip while holding one of the smaller items.
    
      DOUBLE POINTS BONUS
        You will have noticed that when you stick stuff through a guy's head, stick
        something on their head, or smash them into a rosebush, you get little
        icons above the running total for your score for that enemy.  If you can 
        generate 11 or more of these icons by the time you kill them, you get the
        score for them doubled.  The only way I can think of to do this involves
        the previous hint.  Jam at least 7 things in/on a guy's head, then murder
        him up close on a rosebush for another 4 icons (keep shaking the remote).
    
      BLEEDOUT TIMER
        Getting loads of points out of killing a guy is about sticking as much in
        his head as possible before finally offing him.  Once you've put a lamp-
        post in his head, you have a timer of around 13 seconds before he will
        bleed out and die (except zombies).  To keep your combo going you need to
        stick something in/on his head during this 13 seconds, doing this resets
        the timer to 13 seconds, and so on.
    
        You can also reset this timer by grabbing the enemy.  They won't die while
        you are holding them, and the countdown will only restart after you let go.
        This is useful I find if you are worried an enemy will die before you get
        the next thing you need.
    
      TRIPLE BARRELLING
        If you do a lot of amusing stuff to a guy such as stick loads of lamp-posts
        through his head and a barrel over it, you can then grab him and dump him
        into a 'man heater' barrel, creating a double barrel situation.  But then
        you can pick up that barrel, and the guy's legs and all the other stuff
        stuck in him will still be sticking out! 
    
        But then, you stick the barrel onto another guy's head (after sticking him
        with more stuff first if you want) so you've got that guy and the previous
        dead guy all jammed in there.  Then throw the whole lot into another man
        heater for a triple barrel... then jam that on someone else's head for an
        enemy threesome in a triple barrel!
    
    
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    CREDITS AND OTHER JUNK                                 [mis]
    
      BIG thanks to the ones who made this game possible - the guys our announcer
      friends ripped to shreds in the credits - including Sega and Platinum Games
      and anyone else who made it possible for me and everyone else to fawn over
      this lovely game before, since, and long after its release.
    
      Specific thanks go to Sochithra Chhun, J.Byron, MrDrak, Kevin, Josh, Ariel,
      Alistair, Evan, adam, Dylan, Emmanuel, Robvalue, John, Paris, Axel Wildfire,
      rikko-43, Leggo, another John, Dark Arcanine, and the anonymous e-mailers for
      being really cool and e-mailing me with ways to improve this guide.  I also
      need to thank BradyGames and their guide for this game, which (IMO) is one of
      their best; I consulted their interview with the staff for info and got help
      on some of the extra DW challenges from them.
    
      And *you* get mad credit for reading.  You and the sites where you found this
      guide (which should only be GameFAQs, Neoseeker, HonestGamers, SuperCheats,
      GamesRadar, CheatCC, MyWii, and this mess of HTML here:
      http://thenumber35.webs.com/).  I couldn't do this without you, and I still
      can't.  If there's anything you want to add or comment on, or if you have a
      question about the game at all, drop me a line at SophiaLee04@yahoo.com.  I
      dig feedback.
    
      VERSION HISTORY
        1.48 - 02/05/10: Added an extra strategy for Frank that someone sent me but
                         it took me forever to add.  Sorry!
    
        1.47 - 11/18/09: Notes under the second Yee Fung fight and the Great Wall
                         have been added.
    
        1.46 - 08/31/09: Added some strategy for the Black Baron, Kojack, and
                         Frank.
    
        1.45 - 07/06/09: Added two finishing moves I missed of the punching and
                         dagger variety, and made a correction regarding the Flash
                         Frying entry in the play log.
    
        1.44 - 06/22/09: Got some extra stuff e-mailed in, enough to warrant a new
                         section.
    
        1.34 - 06/05/09: Added a link to the game script I said I was gonna do.
    
        1.24 - 05/05/09: The DW challenges aren't as random or endless as I thought
                         so I've added a bunch of info on each stage's challenges.
                         I also added a finishing move I forgot.  And stuff.
    
        1.23 - 04/20/09: Added a finishing moves section because someone asked for
                         it and I am totally nice like that.  Also, do you think
                         there's a market for a game script/quote depository for
                         this game?  Because I think one is in the works.
    
        1.13 - 04/07/09: More updates in an effort to improve; it seems like every
                         time I play this game, I find something cool I want to
                         add - this time around it's details about reaching some
                         heretofore thought inaccessible places in Area 66's
                         Facility and playing roulette in the Strip for bonus
                         points.  I've also revamped the explanation of
                         defenestration in the play log, as it stays true to its
                         definition and does actually apply to windows.
    
        1.12 - 03/30/09: Ice Water came to visit over the weekend so we got to play
                         MadWorld's multiplayer mode, and then we switched back to
                         single player mode since multiplayer is weak, so I added
                         some info on that.  I also made a bunch of little updates
                         (mostly in the Mad Castle on down), and we finished
                         documenting the play log.
    
        1.11 - 03/25/09: Slow update due to a fever (*insert cowbell joke here*).
                         Added a new section concerning the play log (if anyone
                         knows how to perform a Chop Object Homerun or Jumping
                         Backbreaker I'd love to hear about it), and added some
                         minor corrections regarding extra credits in Varrigan
                         City, some boss fight hints in the Tower, and a way to
                         avoid the Baron's black hole attack (plus lots of other
                         little things).
    
        1.00 - 03/21/09: Walkthrough finished and submitted; please bear with me as
                         I edit and proofread some more.  Let me know if you see
                         anything that needs corrected; all the basic info is here,
                         I just need to make small tweaks in places.
    
        0.00 - 03/15/09: Walkthrough started later than I anticipated because I
                         have a job; unfortunately, it is not on par with
                         "Killseeker".
    
               03/11/09: MadWorld is released; body parts start flying.
    
      LEGAL INFO
        This document was written for personal and private use.  Don't steal
        anything from it or repost it on a site without my permission, please.
        (Sharing links is a-okay and encouraged, though.)  Writing stuff like this
        is fun, but there's a lot of work involved.  It's not as easy as swinging
        a chainsaw through the air, I can tell you, so respect the free time I
        sacrificed to this project please thanks.
    
      Copyright (©) 2009 Georgi Samaras
    

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