Well just like the mixed review, it is kind of a mixed bag. Like I said about Casino Night and Mushroom hill classic there copy paste but I like them cuz they remind me of the good times I had playing the Originals. And Big Arm is one of my all time favorite bosses (including the music). I would have prefered having advance stages other than adventure stages but I could see why there were no advance bosses. Cuz the advance games to my knowledge didn't have a monster of the week.
Originally Posted by sceptile33
Plus Radical Highway is one of my favorite stages so it doesn't bother me like it might others who say it Shadows level and not Sonic's.
Emerald Coast modern is just to bland, classic has some platforming that makes it interesting.
Water Palace classic has some references that to me remind me of Hydrocity. and that Egg bot underwater is a fun segment. In general i never played the rush games so I can't really compare but I like the level alot.
Tropical Resort - I like the way how the difficulty was raised on this level. Its a beginner level in Colors but the new elements like riding the rockets at the end in classic or dodging meteors in modern were a great welcome
Egg Emperor was one of my favorite bosses in Heroes so I was happy for its inclusion.
Time Eater is by far a better fight in the 3DS version (my opinion so please don't hound on me). Dodging the hands and when the clocks are thrown at you, you have to time your moves so you don't hit the handles.(gets a little tough after a while)
The mixed bag comes in that in some places Dimps programed alot of rail segments. Radical Highway Modern and Tropical Resort modern come to mind. Sure there are other paths that don't require the use of rails but that is slightly lazy to rely on rails. The level design can be alittle bland at time but I overlook it.
The rival races are by far the most dissapointing point for me. Not only are the race not in unique levels but some are straight foward ( Casino Night, Tropical resort).
Some of the mission can be short but a least it addes replay value.
All in All it depends on your taste. In my case the 3DS version is filled with stages and bosses that I like so that might slightly affect my judgement. If you have a 3ds rent it to see if its to your liking
On Nov 21, 2010, I'm going on vacation. I'm going to a country to visit two friends and a grumpy oldtimer who are awaiting my return.