Sonic CD (Xbox 360)

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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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Critic Reviews

Games Radar Dec 16, 2011 9 out of 10 90
Vandal Online Dec 16, 2011 9 out of 10 90
Destructoid Dec 15, 2011 9 out of 10 90
ZTGameDomain Dec 23, 2011 8.8 out of 10 88
IGN Dec 15, 2011 8.5 out of 10 85
Game Revolution Jan 02, 2012 B+ 83
Eurogamer.net (UK) Dec 22, 2011 8 out of 10 80
Game Informer Magazine Dec 27, 2011 8 out of 10 80
XboxFrance Jan 26, 2012 8 out of 10 80
Jeuxvideo.com Dec 16, 2011 16 out of 20 80

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Sciere (309527) added Sonic CD (Xbox 360) on Dec 14, 2011
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