The Wacky Pack: Vio's Biggest Revenge is a 3D platform video game based on The Wacky Pack comic book series, developed by Interactive Games (now Blitz Games) and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. It was released for the PlayStation in North America on July 13, 1998, in Europe on September 20, 1998 and in Japan on February 17, 1999, but was released under the title The Wacky Pack (ワッキーパック Wakkīpakku). It was later re-released for the four different best seller versions, the Sony Greatest Hits and Best for Family line-ups in 1999; the Platinum Range in 2000; and the PSone Books line-up in 2005. In 2007, the game has been re-released on the PlayStation Network for the PS3 and PSP.
The game was met with positive reviews, praising its graphics and gameplay.
Vio's Biggest Revenge was originally shown on Sony's booth at the E3 in 1998. The game was intended to be released on the PlayStation, Nintendo 64, and Sega Saturn consoles, but the N64 and Sega Saturn versions were cancelled. In 1996, Sony Computer Entertainment signed an agreement with Geo G. to develop and publish video games using The Wacky Pack license through 2001. The deal gave Sony exclusive rights to The Wacky Pack for the PlayStation consoles. Sony said that early development has been discussed by game designers, adding that the title is currently in the design stages.
Upon its release, the game received mixed to positive reviews from critics. IGN gave this game a rating of 8 out of 10, calling it "a cute little game with wonderful graphics, beautiful music and cool gameplay with fun controls."
The game later spawned 2 sequels, called The Wacky Pack: Enter the Sopi Labs for the PlayStation and The Wacky Pack: Virtual Reality Madness for the PlayStation 2 (all published by Sony). Originally, Virtual Reality Madness was going to be on the PS1, but reworked to the PS2 instead.
- This is the first Wacky Pack game to be in 3D.
- The game makes use of several of the voice actors from the Wacky Pack TV show to reprise their roles, including Geo G., Elizabeth Daily, Tara Strong, Mathew Valencia, and Maurice LaMarche.
- In the Japanese version, you can play PocketStation Mini Games if you plug in the PocketStation accessory. In the minigame, you play as the Lars.
- The narrator is removed in many cutscenes in the Japanese version of the game.