Reviews and Problems with Sonic Adventure 2: Battle
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A waste of time and money
the thing "unknown being", amazon.co.uk
11 December 2005
Summary: When I bought this game I had high expectations. I was soon dissapointed. I was hoping it yould be a breakthrough in 3-D Sonic games, and that it would set the standard for future Gamecube releases. So I waited, highly anticipating it's arrival, biting my nails off in exitement. I thought it would be a Sonic title like no other.How wrong I was! When you start it up, you are immediatly drawn in to a complicated and fiddly menu.
Excerpt: "...of you who don't know, Sonic is a blue hedgehog with incredible speed (which is kinda ironic). It was said that the reason the chose a hedgehog, is because most people in Japan had never seen one before, and were fascinated by it (don't hold me to that, it was late so I can't remember much). He has this weird obsesssion for running at super-sonic speeds and collecting rings, while over the years being involved with many confrontations with the evil ...
Pros: 2 player vs, Can be either dark or good, GBA compatibility
Excerpt: "...can boast all these features. Sonic Adventure 2 : Battle. Featuring Sonic and all his friends (and foes) you get to fight as either the good guys (Sonic, Knuckles and Tails) to try and the stop world domination by the bad guys (Dr Eggman, Shadow and Rouge). It was clever idea which adds longetivity to the game and also makes it quite original, as normally you only have to stop the 'baddies'. Each character has their own type of action stage, Sonic ...
Summary: Don't get me wrong, this game is entertaining, its just that there are a few gameplay problems that make it frustrating. The biggest is the poor camera angles, which makes the game more difficult in an annoying way. The second is the over sensitivity of the controls. You often end up running your character into a wall or an enemy before you realise what has happened.