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Game Box for Sonic Advance (GBA)

Sonic Advance GBA

Classic adventures of Sonic and his friends, this time on GameBoy Advance. The game is very much reminiscent of its predecessors, also when the quality of graphics is taken into account.

Action | platform | Sonic | Nintendo exclusive titles

Game Boy Advance
Sonic Advance cover

developer: Sonic Team

publisher: SEGA

Game mode: single / multiplayer

English language game language: English

game release date for GBA:

03February2002

A classic two-dimensional platformer, in which we play the role of the well-known majority of players of the blue hedgehog. The hero was an official SEGI mascot for some time, but after the fall of the Dreamcast console, more attention was paid to versions released on other hardware platforms. This product is one of the most interesting titles prepared with GameBoy Advance in mind. It is also worth mentioning that Sonic Advance has seen two fully-fledged continuations.

Contrary to what the title of the game might suggest, Sonic is not the only playable character of the arcade described. In total, we can play as many as four different characters. Apart from Sonica, these are Tails, Knuckles and Amy Rose. The plot once again refers to the character of Dr. Robotnik, whom we will of course have to stop at the end of the game. Along the way we will meet his subordinate opponents, who would also have to be disposed of. The protagonists travel through seven main areas, forming two separate acts. In addition, there is a possibility to start bonus tasks in order to gain additional rings. Acquisition of these items still remains one of the main attractions of the game. The title hedgehog moves with great speed, of course, which is the main advantage of the described skillfulness. In addition, we must avoid obstacles, as well as the opponents mentioned earlier. It is also worth mentioning that each of the playable characters has a different range of movements, which affects the appearance of individual stages.

In addition to the basic game mode, you can also opt for several other forms of fun. In Time Trial mode we race against time, trying to get to the exit from the board as quickly as possible. Versus Mode allows two players to measure. For this purpose, of course, a cable is used that connects the two consoles. It is also possible to connect the game to the Gamecube console. Sonic Advance visually resembles its original. We are dealing with a two-dimensional environment, and the main character is observed from the side.

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Game score 7.6 / 10 calculated out of 55 players' votes.  

System requirements

Game Boy Advance

Game Boy Advance

  • Uses:
  • link-cable
  • + additionally (GBA): link-cable
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