Game mode: single / multiplayer
Multiplayer mode: local network, players: 1-2
game language: English
game release date for NDS:
Sonic returns to the Nintendo DS™ with all the classic 2D dual screen action of Sonic Rush™, as well as a new high-seas adventure where he clashes with ruthless pirates. As Sonic, you will set off from Windmill Village to explore seven islands for action-packed adventures spread across a large map. As you venture, you will uncover valuable items and materials that will help Tails build new ships so that Sonic can track down the villainous pirates in a variety of ways. With a fleet of up to five ships, including a submarine, water bike, and hovercraft, you will use the touch screen technology in exciting new ways to control your ships as you race across the ocean gathering rings, busting tricks, and torching pirate ships in fierce ship-to-ship battles. At the end of each level, test your skills in epic 3D boss battles that span both screens, including the ultimate showdown with the evil pirate, Captain Whisker. Let the adventure begin!
* Classic Sonic 2D Gameplay with improved action stages. With new action-packed gameplay, you will snowboard down an avalanche, springboard off giant mushrooms, hang glide across wide gaps, and much more.
* A high-speed ocean adventures! Battle with wicked pirates both on land and at sea throughout 14 action stages on seven different islands.
* Enhanced touch screen controls. Navigate the oceans and perform aerial tricks to avoid treacherous water mines and aim your cannons during ship-to-ship battles by using the stylus and touch screen on the Nintendo DS.
* Compete with friends via Wireless DS Single-Card Download Play in two battle modes. Two players will face-off in intense dual screen races or collect the most items spread throughout the map in exciting mission battles.