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Sonic Rivals (PSP)

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Description

Sonic Rivals is a platforming/racing game and the first game in the series to feature on the PSP. It has typical Sonic gameplay, but with a twist - players race through 2.5D stages against a CPU character, only progressing when they get to the end of the stage first.

You can choose from five characters: Sonic, Knuckles, Shadow, Silver, and Metal Sonic. There are six zones in the story mode, split into two acts with a boss at the end of the second act. Defeating bosses is not sufficient, players also need to do it before the opponent gets the job done. Next to the story mode, there is also a challenge mode and a cup mode. In the wireless play mode players can challenge other PSP owners. While racing, players can collect power-ups with special attacks. Opponents can also be pushed around during the race.

Players can also collect cards by completing certain tasks in the game and these cards can be traded in the wireless play mode.

Screenshots

Sonic Rivals PSP Title screen
Sonic Rivals PSP Loading screen with free hint
Sonic Rivals PSP Countdown before the race starts.
Sonic Rivals PSP Liana runner

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The Press Says

Console Obsession Feb 05, 2007 8 out of 10 80
SEGA-Portal.de Sep 20, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Press Start Online Dec 12, 2006 14 out of 20 70
PAL Gaming Network (PALGN) Dec 04, 2006 7 out of 10 70
Eurogamer.net (UK) Jan 11, 2007 7 out of 10 70
4Players.de Dec 04, 2006 70 out of 100 70
GameSpot Dec 08, 2006 6.9 out of 10 69
Jeuxvideo.com Dec 05, 2006 13 out of 20 65
GameDaily Nov 28, 2006 6 out of 10 60
Gamereactor (Sweden) Jan 18, 2007 3 out of 10 30

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Spindash (90) added Sonic Rivals (PSP) on Dec 17, 2006