Sonic CD

Critic Score User Score
Windows
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3.8
iPad
87
4.0
Ouya
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Description

Rather than a straight port or an emulated title, this version of the 1993 Sonic CD game is a completely redone version for modern platforms and based on a fanmade Retro engine. The original version was released for the SEGA CD and later also ported to Windows. This version supports a whole host of more modern platforms as well as a complete re-release for the Windows platform.

It has many changes and additions, such as true 16:9 aspect ratio (instead of stretched 4:3 like the ports of other Sonic games), the choice between both the Japanese/European and American soundtracks, a constant framerate of 60 frames per second, several bugfixes, an option to select between the original CD's Spin Dash or the Sonic 2 Spin Dash and the inclusion of Tails (with his Sonic 3 abilities) as an unlockable character.

The game adds leaderboards for the Single Player and Time Attack modes. It also regains the original game's extra modes, the D.A. Garden and Visual Mode, and also includes the Sound Test and Stage Select modes as unlockables, unlike the original in which you had to input a cheat code to enter them.

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Sonic CD Windows In this version the Chaos Emeralds are called Time Stones
Sonic CD Android Invincibility
Sonic CD Windows Special Stage : you must destroy all the pods
Sonic CD Android Eggman's latest contraption

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AppGamer.net iPad Dec 15, 2011 9 out of 10 90
Destructoid PlayStation 3 Dec 15, 2011 9 out of 10 90
Games Radar Xbox 360 Dec 16, 2011 9 out of 10 90
Destructoid Xbox 360 Dec 15, 2011 9 out of 10 90
IGN Xbox 360 Dec 15, 2011 8.5 out of 10 85
GameSpot Xbox 360 Dec 21, 2011 8.5 out of 10 85
Jeuxvideo.com PlayStation 3 Dec 16, 2011 16 out of 20 80
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 3 Dec 27, 2011 8 out of 10 80
Jeux Vidéo Magazine iPhone Feb, 2012 15 out of 20 75
Jeuxvideo.com iPhone Dec 16, 2011 14 out of 20 70

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