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ultimate flash sonic

rated 4.01 / 5 stars
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Feb 21, 2004 | 10:30 AM EST
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this is my best Sonic game so far (thats why its called "ultimate"). the controls was a hard piece of work so I hope you'll enjoy playing it :)
the game has 4 playable characters at the beginning and 2 secret characters to unlock. the game features a password-saver so you don't have to start it all over again.
*password bug fixed*



Rated 5 / 5 stars

*SPOILER* The "2 secret characters" are........... Amy Rose & Shadow


Rated 3 / 5 stars

a lot of glitches but still good


Rated 4 / 5 stars

I remember playing this game all the time It was good back then It's still good now


Rated 2.5 / 5 stars

What's the POINT? Yes, a lot like the original game. Almost creepy it is so much like it. But that's not a good thing. It's played too damn straight. Such a HUGE amount of effort obviously went into this. And for what? To make something which if not identical to a good half dozen games made 10 years earlier, have incidental differences. Imagine if I wasted 5000 hours designing a digital wristwatch. There are only a bajillion digital wristwatches already out there, so who cares if someone makes another one. Better to design, oh, I don't know... well, if I knew that I'd be rich :). But if you spend I don't know how long, a year, making something like this, you are suppressing your creativity to make a clone of something else. Supposing you have creativity to suppress.

The motion and bouncing dynamics are a little different from the games from Sega, but who cares, really. I stopped playing sonic the hedgehog back when Doom came out, because it was a better game. (and not many people play doom any more either. It was superceeded by Duke Nukem, Quake, Halflife, Halo, etc.) Why go to such trouble to make a game which is barely anything other than a duplication of something that wasn't really all that cool to begin with? At least make a shitty, simple game that's ORIGINAL rather than an overly complicated one that's nothing new. It's kind of like the mentality behind a painting that's indistinguishable from a photograph, of a subject that actually exists and would easy to take a picture of. Might as well just take a photograph. Might as well play a sega genesis game from 1993ish. And I'm not going back to that.


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

I love the game! Would be better if Knuckles could glide and climb but otherwise it's awesome!

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