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Sonic Advance (Game Boy Advance)

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Sonic the Hedgehog has arrived for his first ever adventure on a Nintendo console. Sonic Advance combines elements from the original Sonic series on Sega's Genesis, as well as from the Dreamcast Sonic Adventure series.

Choose from Sonic, Knuckles, Tails, or Amy and take them through level after level of fast gameplay and ring collecting, dodging enemies in your path towards the final showdown with Dr Robotnik (aka Dr Eggman). Collect Chaos Emeralds along the way to transform into Super Sonic for added speed, and train your Chao to exchange them into Sonic Adventure 2 Battle on the Nintendo GameCube. You can also play four-player battle modes with your friends, using one game cart between 4 GBAs.


Sonic Advance Game Boy Advance Intro Animation Frame
Sonic Advance Game Boy Advance Chao in Action
Sonic Advance Game Boy Advance Character Selection Screen
Sonic Advance Game Boy Advance Amy In Action

Alternate Titles

  • "索尼克 Advance " -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Sonic N" -- N-Gage title

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As close to the original Sonic games besides the original games! MasterMegid (897) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars

Critic Reviews

IGN Feb 05, 2002 9.1 out of 10 91
Cubed3 Sep 06, 2003 9 out of 10 90
Netjak Sep 30, 2002 8.7 out of 10 87
Nintendo Life Jun 28, 2011 8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars 80
GamePro (US) Feb 04, 2002 4 out of 5 80
SegaFan.com Mar 15, 2002 8 out of 10 80
Power Sonic Mar 23, 2013 8 out of 10 80
Nintendo Life Jun 28, 2011 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot Feb 08, 2002 7.9 out of 10 79
The Video Game Critic Sep 09, 2005 B- 67


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In the X-Zone, before the final fight, you will have to fight against the first bosses of Sonic 1 and Sonic 2 respectively, with their original music.

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Kartanym (10751) added Sonic Advance (Game Boy Advance) on Feb 27, 2002
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