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Sonic and the Black Knight (Wii)

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Description

Sonic and the Black Knightis the second entry in the Sonic Storybook series that began with Sonic and the Secret Rings.

The story is that wizard Merlia, grand-daughter of the great Merlin, summons Sonic because the mystical realm of King Arthur is under threat. Arthur has been transformed into The Black Knight by an evil power emanating from Excalibur's scabbard and is a tyrant. Only Sonic is capable of wielding the great magic sword Caliburn and saving the kingdom by breaking Arthur's curse.

The game features:
  • Up to four players can play together
  • Multiplayer sword battles where up to four players can fight each other
  • Upgradable attacks and power moves that become available as players characters progress and level up
  • Twelve characters to choose from, many of whom mirror characters from previous Sonic games:
    • Sonic,
    • Lancelot : similar to Shadow
    • Gawain : similar to Knuckles
    • Percival : similar to Blaze
    • Blacksmith : similar to Tails,
    • Amy,
    • Galahad : similar to Silver
    • Lamorack : similar to Jet
    • Shadow,
    • Knuckles,
    • Blaze, and
    • King Arthur.
  • Four modes;
    • Adventure mode: the main gameplay mode in which the player(s) play the game and progress the story. Here the player will find
      • Movies and cut scenes progress the tale and describe the next objectives.
      • Mission selection, of which there are five types, progress the story.
      • The blacksmiths where Sonic changes combat style and is equipped for the different types of mission
    • Ranking mode: the game allows up to twenty friends to exchange Friend Codes after which they will appear on each others Friend Rosters and Friend Rankings.
    • Treasury mode: where items from the Adventure mode can be sent to other players on the Friends Roster, requires a Wi-Fi connection.
    • Gallery mode: this is where screen grabs, and unlocked features such as illustrations, movies, books, background music, banners and voice-overs can be accessed

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Alternate Titles

  • "Sonic und der Schwarze Ritter" -- German title

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The Press Says

SegaFan.com Apr 06, 2009 8.6 out of 10 86
4Players.de Mar 19, 2009 78 out of 100 78
Gamer Limit Jul 28, 2009 7 out of 10 70
HonestGamers Apr 10, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Armchair Empire, The Apr 15, 2009 6 out of 10 60
Fragland.net Apr 05, 2009 59 out of 100 59
Digital Chumps Apr 08, 2009 5.6 out of 10 56
GameSpot Mar 12, 2009 4.5 out of 10 45
Blend Games Mar 28, 2009 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Thunderbolt Games Apr 05, 2009 4 out of 10 40

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piltdown_man (70795) added Sonic and the Black Knight (Wii) on Oct 24, 2010