Excerpt: These days, there's not much you can get for £3.29; a CD in Fopp, maybe, a Subway sandwich at a push, or 0.3 seconds with a high-class prostitute (at £35,000 per hour; I do my research). As such, the fact that Sonic CD weighs in at 400 MS points is a selling point in itself, but also a warning.
Conclusion: Sonic the Hedgehog has had it rough lately thanks to a number of middling games that have departed from the spirit of the first three games. Sonic CD is best served to those who played the original games back in the day and want a chance to relive the glory days.
Summary: Despite the lack of multiplayer, and the surprising lack of content in the game, " Sonic CD " remains a decent Sonic game. It’s not long, or that hard (for the most part), but it’s priced keenly, and is probably the best Sonic game you never played, given the fact the Sega CD flopped so hard.
Conclusion: The game has very much content that should merit at least a higher price, but SEGA was kind enough to make it real cheap and affordable. If you have spare five bucks, then you should use it in this game. Sonic CD is a great game, that most classic gamers will enjoy and love.
Excerpt: Oh the memories and adventures this brings back, this was one of Shael’s first game series when she was younger. Not counting the Sesame Street Learn to count games. Oh no, every ones favorite Impulse Gamer reviewer Shael Millheim at a very young age was zipping along across the screen in a blue...
Excerpt: If you follow the industry at all, you know of certain games that get constant praise from gamers and critics alike. Sonic CD is one of those games, and for most of us, the experience has never been confirmed.
Pros: + Fantastic price tag, + Lots of cool additions, + 60 fps is sweet
Conclusion: Despite a few minor issues, Sonic CD is among the more impressive retro ports seen on modern platforms. Not only is the game faithful to the original, but it's also just plain better in many ways. And at a mere 400 Microsoft points ($5 US), it's a tremendous value to boot.
Pros: A lot of fun platforming at a very good price, Faithfully converts the pixel look of the original to high-res, widescreen displays, Includes a huge variety of old and new unlockable extras, Offers a unique take on the classic Sonic formula.
Cons: A few noticeable changes to core gameplay may annoy some, Some vocals removed due to licensing reasons, Wacky Workbench level isn't fun.