Sonic Adventure

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Sonic Adventure
Developer(s) Sonic Team
Sonic Team USA (international)
NOW Production[1] (additional DX staff)
Publisher(s) Sega
Activision/Sega PC (Windows)
Designer(s) Takashi Iizuka (Director/Level Designer)
Artist(s) Kazuyuki Hoshino (Art Director)
Yuji Uekawa (Character Design)
Writer(s) Akinori Nishiyama
Composer(s) Jun Senoue (Sound Director)
Kenichi Tokoi
Fumie Kumatani
Platform(s) Dreamcast, Nintendo GameCube, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Zeebo
Release date(s) Dreamcast
JP November 27, 1998
NA September 9, 1999
EU October 14, 1999
AUS November 3, 1999
GameCube
JP June 19, 2003
NA June 18, 2003
PAL June 27, 2003
Windows
JP December 18, 2003
PAL February 6, 2004
NA April 22, 2005
Genre(s) Platform
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer (two-player)
Rating(s) CERO: A
ELSPA: 3+
ESRB: E
OFLC: G8+
PEGI: 3+
Media GD-ROM, CD-ROM, Nintendo GameCube Game Disc
System requirements

Windows XP or better, 800 MHz Pentium III, 32 MB Geforce 2 or Radeon SDR, 1.2 GB hard drive space

Input methods Game controller, keyboard

Sonic Adventure is a video game from the Sonic the Hedgehog series. It was the very first Dreamcast game. It was released in Japan on November 27, 1998, in North America on September 9, 1999 and in Europe on October 14, 1999. It is the first Sonic game to have 3-D surroundings, instead of 2-D surroundings like the other Sonic games had. It was released in Japan as one of five launch titles. It also has a sequel called Sonic Adventure 2.

Gameplay[change | change source]

The object of the game is to get all of the Chaos Emeralds by playing different characters from the Sonic series, in order to defeat Dr. Eggman. Each character has their own level, each with a specific purpose. For example, Knuckles has to find and put together all of the pieces of the Master Emerald. The list of playable characters are:

Sonic the Hedgehog

Miles "Tails" Prower

Knuckles the Echidna

Amy Rose

E-102 Gamma

Big the Cat

Super Sonic (after the player finishes the game with all characters)

Metal Sonic (after the player gets all 130 emblems on the DX version)

Sonic Adventure DX[change | change source]

Sonic Adventure DX: Directors Cut is an advanced version of Sonic Adventure released for the Nintendo GameCube andMicrosoft Windows in 2004. It was later released on PSN, XBLA and Steam. It contained a new "Mission Mode", a Mini-Game collection [only on GameCube and Windows versions] and allows the player to play as Metal Sonic once they get all 130 emblems. It is famous for being full of glitches.

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