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- 23rd Jun 2023, $39.99
- 23rd Jun 2023, £34.99
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The Game Gear should be remembered, not celebrated
As much as it's good to have access to older games on current platforms, the new content that Sonic Origins Plus brings only reminds us how poor quality the SEGA handheld library was compared to its home console offerings. The original Sonic the Hedgehog games are great, and Sonic Origins is worth...
Time to shine
Sonic Origins Plus is out today, and as is traditional when marketing video games, we have the launch trailer to show for it. We didn't, however, anticipate Amy stealing it in such total fashion or anticipate the nostalgic wave her Super State transformation brought on. The transformation into one's Super State is well-documented,...
One step forward, one step back
To the casual observer, Sonic Origins Plus looks like a pretty neat package, with some nice retro additions, a bunch of DLC, and even a new character included. The big draw here is the inclusion of the 12 Sonic titles released on Game Gear. Gameplay has inevitably leaked ahead of launch, however, and some fans have...
Bring in the talent
SEGA is making some big changes to Sonic Origins with the expanded re-release, Sonic Origins Plus. Comprising a new playable character in Amy, Knuckles playable in Sonic CD, and a dozen newly added Game Gear games, it's a clear effort from the publisher to turn the retro collection's fortunes around. While it's catching a bit of...
Commence drowning music
Last week, SEGA announced Sonic Origins Plus, an expanded and improved version of its mascot's retro compilation. Launching in June, the package's big new addition is a dozen Game Gear games — all the ones related to the blue blur — as well making Amy a playable character in the Mega Drive titles. At first pass, it sounds...
The Blue Blur is back with an expanded multi-game collection of classic Sonic the Hedgehog games - Sonic Origins Plus!
Sonic Origins Plus features the four beloved classic titles in Sonic Origins – Sonic the Hedgehog, Sonic 2, Sonic 3 & Knuckles, and Sonic CD with remastered visuals, bonus characters, added modes, challenges, behind-the-scenes content and more, while adding significant improvements.
This bundle also includes 12 Sonic Game Gear titles, previously released add-on content, playable Knuckles in Sonic CD, and for the first time ever, Amy Rose as a playable character in Sonic the Hedgehog 1, 2, Sonic 3 & Knuckles, and Sonic CD! With more content than ever before, this is the definitive way to experience these classic games!
Classic Redefined: Explore 4 classic remastered Sonic titles – Sonic the Hedgehog, Sonic 2, Sonic 3 & Knuckles, and Sonic CD in high-definition, with all-new opening and ending animations for each title!
Classic and Anniversary Modes: Spin Dash your way through numerous zones in Classic mode with the game’s original resolution and limited lives, or the new Anniversary Mode with unlimited lives in revamped widescreen HD.
New Unlockables: Complete missions and unlock Mirror Mode, new stages, challenges, behind-the-scenes content, a music player, animated shorts, special stages, and more!
Game Gear Titles: Play 12 classic Sonic Game Gear titles including hits like Sonic Drift 2, Sonic Spinball, and Tails Adventure!
New Playable Characters: Play as Sonic, Tails, Knuckles or – for the first time ever – Amy Rose in Sonic the Hedgehog 1, 2, Sonic 3 & Knuckles, and Sonic CD!
All-in-One Bundle: Sonic Origins Plus includes the Classic Music Pack and Premium Fun Pack, which contain Extreme Missions, Mirror Mode, additional screen borders, new character animations in menus, added music from other Sonic titles, and more!