Reviews and Problems with Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed
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Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed
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.
Sonic & All-Stars Racing: Transformed review (PS3)
3 February 2013
Excerpt: If there was an award for unwieldy game title of the year, Sonic & Sega All Stars Racing: Transformed would be a prime contender. One can only assume the developers at Sumo Digital really wanted players to know about everything the game has to offer. And why wouldn’t they?
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.
Pros: Beautiful looks, Thrillingly dynamic tracks, Some great unlockables
Cons: Visually downgraded, Poorer performance than console versions
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.
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
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...
Summary: Whenever Sega has released a mascot-fueled game, such as Sega Superstar Tennis, comparisons have inevitably been drawn to its Nintendo-developed counterpart. But Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed is far from a poor man's Mario Kart.
Pros: Controlling the crazy vehicles feels great, Creative and varied track design that changes mid-race, Great local multiplayer, Transformed vehicles feel significantly different
Cons: Can feel slow at times when not boosting, Danica Patrick is out of place
Review: Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed chugs along at a good pace (PS Vita)
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.
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.