DescriptionWhile on vacation, Tails and Sonic come across a recruiting advertisement for the World Grand Prix race. Sonic is not interested at first, but once he notices that Dr. Robotnik will participate he decides to enter. Robotnik is only interested in the race because he's learned the location of the Chaos Emeralds and now he'll get a chance to beat Sonic while he gets them. Knuckles finds out that Sonic will participate, so he joins him. Amy overhears Robotnik's plan, so she will also be racing to get the Chaos Emeralds.
There are many modes of gameplay in Sonic R:
Grand Prix: You race against the rest of the characters on each of the circuits, and get a chance to race the level's boss to unlock some of the extra playable characters.
Time Attack: Run on one of the tracks as fast as you can, get 5 balloons or tag 4 characters.
Multi Player: 4 players on a split-screen or over a network. You can race against up to three players or challenge them on a balloon finding game. The screen can be divided horizontally or vertically for 2 player games.
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|Sonic racing for completists only.||SEGA Saturn||Gary Smith (15)|
|Amazing racing game!||Windows||VortexS130 (106)|
|Hobby Consolas||SEGA Saturn||Nov, 1997||92 out of 100||92|
|neXGam||SEGA Saturn||2002||8.8 out of 10||88|
|Power Sonic||Windows||Jan 10, 2014||8.5 out of 10||85|
|Digital Press - Classic Video Games||SEGA Saturn||Dec 10, 2003||8 out of 10||80|
|Gamesmania.de||Windows||1999||70 out of 100||70|
|PC Player (Germany)||Windows||Nov, 1998||69 out of 100||69|
|Game Freaks 365||SEGA Saturn||Jul 04, 2005||6.8 out of 10||68|
|PC Action||Windows||Oct 21, 1998||65 out of 100||65|
|Retro Game Reviews||SEGA Saturn||Mar 21, 2018||60|
|The Video Game Critic||SEGA Saturn||Jun 27, 2000||C+||58|
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TriviaThe PC version has weather effects added into the game. These effects were originally planned for the Saturn version of the game, but were omitted due to time constraints.
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