Knuckles' Chaotix (SEGA 32X)

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Knuckles Chaotix is a spin-off of the Sonic the Hedgehog series of Genesis games. The starring character in this title is Knuckles the Echidna, who first appeared in Sonic the Hedgehog 3. Knuckles works at Carnival Island, an amusement park. It's his job to protect the park and make it a happy place for visitors. Dr. Robotnik, as usual, has an evil plan for the park. He wants the power emerald which supplies electricity to the entire island. What's worse, he has imprisoned several of Knuckles' friends in the "combi confiner." This contraption only allows Knuckles to free one of his friends at a time be attaching a tether between himself and them. Therefore, when you play the game you are always attached to another character.

Although the basic gameplay of Knuckles Chaotix is similar to the Sonic games, the bungee cord between the two characters creates new challenges. The new characters that appear are Vector the Crocodile, Mighty the Armadillo, Espio the Chameleon and Charmy Bee. There also two characters whose sole purpose is to slow you down, Heavy the Robot, and Bomb. Chaotix adds several new power-ups and 3D bonus levels as well.


Knuckles' Chaotix SEGA 32X There is a training mode available.
Knuckles' Chaotix SEGA 32X Some power-ups make you grow large.
Knuckles' Chaotix SEGA 32X Another bonus level
Knuckles' Chaotix SEGA 32X Mighty and Espio

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Alternate Titles

  • "Chaotix" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

Power Sonic Jul 13, 2013 9 out of 10 90
SEGA-Mag (Objectif-SEGA) Jan 06, 2008 9 out of 10 90
16bit 2004 89 out of 100 89
MAN!AC 1995 81 out of 100 81
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Jun, 1995 8 out of 10 80
IMPLANTgames Apr 19, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) May, 1995 7.4 out of 10 74
Mega Fun May, 1995 72 out of 100 72
IGN Mar 28, 2008 6 out of 10 60
The Video Game Critic Mar 13, 2007 D+ 33


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The game may have roots in an unreleased Sonic game known as Sonic Crackers. In the game Sonic and Tails would of been linked together by a ring much like the characters in Chaotix are.
quizzley7 (21144) added Knuckles' Chaotix (SEGA 32X) on Oct 26, 2002