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Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed - Kart/water/aerial racing. Now available!


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#1 eastx

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Posted 12 June 2012 - 08:14 AM

What a title! Here's an official trailer:

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My E3 video:

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The game controlled like a dream in all 3 modes, even flight. The mixture of kart racing with Wave Racer/Hydro Thunder *and* a flying game is ambitious but it definitely makes for an exciting and varied time. If you liked the first game and love SEGA, you'll probably love this one.

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#2 dirtyvu

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Posted 12 June 2012 - 08:32 AM

I played this at the Sega booth. I was a huge huge huge fan of the first one. So I was so excited to play this one...

But I really hated the demo. The framerate was pretty bad which led to bad game controls. The guy promised that they'd lock down 30 fps by the time the game ships so I'm holding out some hope. But right now, I don't like the game. Is the game even made by the same people as it looks and feels very different? And it takes a lot for me not to like a game.

#3 eastx

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Posted 12 June 2012 - 08:35 AM

Yes, it's made by the same team AFAIK. I also didn't notice any framerate problems at all. Maybe it had to do with the track selection?

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#4 chubbyninja1319

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Posted 12 June 2012 - 04:24 PM

Looking forward to this one. For me and my Sonic loving son, we have fun with the first game still. Do we have a solid release date??
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#5 eastx

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Posted 10 July 2012 - 04:19 AM

Playable NiGHTS and NiGHTS stage confirmed!

Blurry pics here

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#6 chubbyninja1319

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Posted 13 July 2012 - 05:40 AM

Wait....did I just see a "Dragoon" in the new trailer? Could this game get any more insta-purchase?

new trailer at link:
http://www.xbox360ac...ember-2012.html
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#7 eastx

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 09:12 AM

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#8 Rodimus

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 10:56 PM

Only thing I didn't like about the first on was track variety. I understand having a bunch of Sonic tracks but I would have rather seen other levels than several Samba De Amigo, Billy Hatcher and House of the Dead tracks.

I want to see Sega go all out with the fan service. Have somebody ride Ecco during the water parts and give me a Shenmue level.

#9 ONESTARv2

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Posted 18 July 2012 - 12:22 AM

There were too many of each characters tracks, when some got none. All the sonic levels are pulled from sonic heros was a bit of a shame. I hope to see at least one level per character.

Most important I'd love to see levels related to Shenmue and Space Channel 5.

I loved the first game, it had its problems but great for the first sega kart racer. Here is hoping to see Nei or someone else from Phantasy Star Series join the lineup!
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#10 eastx

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 06:52 PM

Here's my review (along with SVC: ToeJam & Earl). Please check it out. :)

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#11 ONESTARv2

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 11:23 AM

Played the demo and it seems pretty solid. A complaint I do have from playing the demo, is the game is really blurry on 360. I am not sure if this is an old build from the demo, or just how the game is. The original game was not like this at all. Regardless I'll be picking this up.

Disappointed in the lack of Ryo as a playable character. Apparently Sumo is asking a petition of wanted characters from the community for DLC. They will present the winners to sega in hopes of getting a deal set up. Personally I want to see some more Shenmue love. Would love to see Nei or Red Ring Rico from Phantasy Star, Vectorman also seems like a no brainer. Segata Sanshiro riding a sega saturn would be amazing too.
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#12 eastx

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 11:39 AM

I'm definitely hoping for Segata Sanshiro and Phantasy Star characters too.

The full game looks beautiful, so I assume the demo just doesn't run as well.

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#13 darrenaero

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 04:27 PM

I am having a blast with the game. Rented it with a free redbox code. I can't sky drift worth #%*, but the variety of the racing is great.