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Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed

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Overall 8
8.0

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed

Destructoid
2 September 2013
  • Summary: The first time I turned a sharp corner next to a goomba and tossed a red shell at King Koopa, I barely knew the world of Nintendo. Mario Kart was a great racing game for its time, providing one of the best arcade racing experiences you could get at home. Having the races and racers come from familiar Nintendo franchises was the cherry on top but not necessarily the main draw.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sonic & All-Stars Racing: Transformed review (PS3)

HonestGamers
3 February 2013
  • Excerpt: is a kart racer that quickly and cheerfully dispels any cynicism about the genre.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed Review

GamerNode
21 December 2012
  • Summary: Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed is the best kart racer available.
  • Pros: Sega nostalgia, Incredible environmental design, Great remixed songs, Innovative gamplay
  • Cons: Flight mode unresponsive at times
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Overall 7
7.0

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed

IGN
17 December 2012
  • Conclusion: Aside from these visual and performance issues, it’s the same entertaining and pleasingly substantial racer we enjoyed on home consoles. But in light of its technical flaws, we’d only cautiously recommend buying it on Vita. If you own a PS3, Xbox 360 or Wii U, you’d be better off with any of those versions, while those seeking a fast-paced racer that really makes their Vita sing should consider WipEout 2048 ahead of this.
  • Pros: Beautiful looks, Thrillingly dynamic tracks, Some great unlockables
  • Cons: Visually downgraded, Poorer performance than console versions
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Overall 8
8.0

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed PS3 Review

About.com
14 December 2012
  • Conclusion: Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed Image © Sega Sumo Digital and SEGA didn't build a new theme park ride. They took a hit rollercoaster in "Super Mario Kart" and made it their own with a few unique peaks and valleys and their own design. They would admit it. They get no points for originality. However, they do get points for executing the "Mario Kart" design well for the millions of fans of these characters. Disclosure: A review copy was provided by the publisher.
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Overall 8
8.2
Gameplay 9
8.5
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 8
7.9
Multiplayer 8
8.0
Control 8
8.4
Addiction 9
8.5

Expert Review

PSX Extreme
13 December 2012
  • Excerpt: Every once in a while, it’s nice to kick back with a game that is designed purely for the sake of putting a smile on one’s face.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed (PS3)

EL33TONLINE
3 December 2012
  • Excerpt: Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed is a lively mascot kart racer featuring eye-catching visuals and some of the best track design seen in this genre. Far from being a one-dimensional racer starring the cast of Sega’s Sonic the Hedgehog series, Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed features characters and tracks based on over a dozen of Sega’s past games along with varied, consistently entertaining gameplay that complements the wide selection of wonderfully dynamic...
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Overall 8
8.0

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed review

GamesRadar
3 December 2012
  • Excerpt: With Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed, some might wonder why the fastest hedgehog alive would need a vehicle in the first place. Of course, as any game company knows, mascot racing games are a great way to please fans by bringing a roster of favorites together in one game. And with a history as extensive as Sega’s, this might not seem like an easy task, especially when it’s hard not to compare such a game to the Mario Kart series.
  • Pros: Dynamic courses and settings, Robust game modes, Smooth controls and handling
  • Cons: Visuals can obscure your view, Boring and generic items, AI can be too challenging at times
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Overall 8
7.5

Review: Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed chugs along at a good pace (PS Vita)

GameZone
6 January 2012
  • Excerpt: After reviewing the console version of Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed a few weeks back, I was curious to see how the PS Vita version would fare.  So I went ahead and pre-ordered a copy, only to return to GameStop various times because it was delayed week after week.  Then, right before the Christmas holiday, I was informed it finally came in, but was left wondering just what effect these small little delays would have on the portable racer.  The truth is, not much.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed Wii U Review

DarkZero
6 December 2012
  • Excerpt: In early 2010, Sega surprised me with the rather good Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing , a kart racer developed by Sumo Digital that was fast, great to play and full of quality fan service for Sega fans of any age. It’s also the only title that I can think of in this current console life cycle that came close to the behemoth of kart racing, Nintendo’s flagship Mario Kart series, and if you did not own the Wii, then this was your choice for THE kart racer on the market.
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