Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing iPad App Review

Philip Garde July 3, 2011 0
Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing iPad App Review
  • Graphics
  • Gameplay
  • Controls
  • Sound
  • Presentation

Sonic and SEGA All-Stars Racing is a great iPad app for gamers who like action-packed gameplay and race to the finish line with different SEGA characters. Here is our complete review:

Features:

    25 Missions

    With more than 10 race courses, unlock race tracks as you progresses.

    Over 25 achievements to accomplish along with global leaderboards to boast your fastest time on different tracks.

    10 SEGA characters to choose from: Sonic, Tails, Dr. Eggman, AiAi from Super Monkey Ball, Billy Hatcher, Amigo, Beat from Jet Set radio, Chuih along with unlockable characters – Ryo Hazuki from Shen Mue and B.D. Joe from Crazy Taxi.

    They are rated based on their speed, acceleration, handling and turbo boost. Familiarize yourself with various characters as they have different strengths and weaknesses.

    2 Controls – Auto-accelerate, steer using iPad or by steering on-screen. Adjust tilt sensitivity gives you the freedom to control the steering based on your preference.

    Drift is assigned on the yellow button, red button for brake. Press the special item to use it.

    Lively race tracks that is pleasing to the eye. Different course gives diverse challenges like zombies walking and egg rolling, make sure to avoid them because they will slow you down.

    Speed boost on race tracks in addition to special power-ups like rocket wherein you will fire it to your opponent, shoes for speed bump, rainbow that makes your opponent’s vision less attractive, boxing gloves that makes your opponent groggy, shield that will protect you from other special items and many more.

    Use your miles (points) to purchase other characters and race tracks. You can collect your miles based on your performance on different races.

    Presentation is done pretty well. Position, lap no. and map are placed on top of the screen that can be easily seen, you can also view your opponents on the map.

    Adjust the sound of music with ease, dynamic music with great sound effects.

    Game Center and OpenFeint enabled. Your license serves as your profile

    Difficulties: Easy, Medium, Hard

Game Modes:

    Single player – Single race, time trial, grand prix, missions

    Multi-player – local or online

    Grand Prix – Chao cup, Graffiti cup, Egg cup

Pros :

Highly enjoyable, great tracks, multiplayer (local and online), universal app, miles system to unlock racers and race tracks, friendly controls, pleasing presentation

Cons:

Few characters, hard to connect on online races

Bottomline:

Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing is the best kart racing for iOS! Play it with your friends and select your favorite SEGA character. For $4.99, this game is definitely worth it.

Screenshots:

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Compatibility: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.1.2 or later

Seller: Sega America
© (c) SEGA

Price: $4.99 [iTunes Link]

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