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Description

During a fight on one of Dr. Eggman's spaceships, Sonic becomes caught in a nefarious trap! Eggman uses a device to extract the Chaos Emeralds' power, and inverts it, sending a blast to the planet below which shatters Earth into pieces, reawakening a being called Dark Gaia. With Sonic no longer of use to him, Dr. Eggman quickly jettisons him and the now dead Chaos Emeralds into space, where he crash-lands on the Earth below.

Sonic Unleashed is a combination of two types of games: during daytime stages, Sonic is his normal self, with intense speed-based levels that are reminiscent of his original games. When night falls, Sonic transforms into a monstrous, yet powerful 'Werehog' with stretchy arms. In nighttime stages, he must brawl his way through 3D environments crawling with Dark Gaia's minions.

As players defeat enemies in both types of stages, they earn experience which allows them to level both Sonic's normal and Werehog abilities, such as speed, strength, life, combat and so on. There are also 3D hub worlds to be explored during both day and night, with different events occurring in each. Sonic can help the townsfolk with tasks for items and rewards, or purchase items from shops using the rings he's collected throughout the stages.

Sonic's buddy Tails also makes an appearance during stages where they fly his plane. During these stages, you must press the appropriate button sequences as they appear to shoot down any oncoming enemies.

Screenshots

There are no Xbox 360 user screenshots for this game.

There are 20 other screenshots from other versions of this game or official promotional screenshots.


Promo Images

Sonic: Unleashed Screenshot
Sonic: Unleashed Screenshot
Sonic: Unleashed Screenshot
Sonic: Unleashed Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Sonic World Adventure" -- Japanese title
  • "ソニック ワールドアドベンチャー" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

A decent sonic game I have been waiting for long time Mario Duenaz (32) 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars
The Werehog appears TalesOf777 (12) 3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars3.17 Stars

Critic Reviews

GameFocus Dec 17, 2008 8.4 out of 10 84
Fragland.net Dec 31, 2008 80 out of 100 80
TeamXbox Nov 25, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Worth Playing Nov 27, 2008 7 out of 10 70
IGN Australia Nov 26, 2008 6 out of 10 60
NZGamer Dec 08, 2008 6 out of 10 60
SEGA-Portal.de Sep 21, 2009 6 out of 10 60
Play.tm Dec 29, 2008 48 out of 100 48
IGN Dec 02, 2008 4.5 out of 10 45
Eurogamer.net (UK) Nov 28, 2008 4 out of 10 40

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
Re: LEAST Favorite Sonic game? 8 Dr. M. "Schadenfreude" Von Katze (580)
Oct 30, 2011
LEAST Favorite Sonic game? 10 George Stephen
Oct 30, 2011

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Ben K (23048) added Sonic: Unleashed (Xbox 360) on Jan 11, 2009
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