Sonic Rivals (PSP)

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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 Running along a waterfall.
Sonic Rivals PSP 1st boss – Egg Turtle. You must hit it on the head to win.
Sonic Rivals PSP Liana runner
Sonic Rivals PSP Main menu

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Critic Reviews

Console Obsession Feb 05, 2007 8 out of 10 80
DarkZero Feb 02, 2007 7.2 out of 10 72
Eurogamer.net (UK) Jan 11, 2007 7 out of 10 70
PAL Gaming Network (PALGN) Dec 04, 2006 7 out of 10 70
Game Informer Magazine Feb, 2007 6.75 out of 10 68
Video Games Daily Feb 19, 2007 6.5 out of 10 65
Jolt (UK) Jan 17, 2007 6.3 out of 10 63
GameDaily Nov 28, 2006 6 out of 10 60
UOL Jogos Nov 29, 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Gaming Age Dec 12, 2006 C 50

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