It’s time to usher the past into the future in this enhanced recreation of Sonic CD! Sonic travels to the distant shores of Never Lake for the once-a-year appearance of Little Planet - a mysterious world where past, present, and future collide through the power of the Time Stones that lie hidden within it.
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Release Date: Jan 19, 2012

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About This Game

It’s time to usher the past into the future in this enhanced recreation of Sonic CD!
Sonic travels to the distant shores of Never Lake for the once-a-year appearance of Little Planet - a mysterious world where past, present, and future collide through the power of the Time Stones that lie hidden within it.
Sonic arrives only to find the once beautiful world imprisoned beneath a twisted metallic shell. His arch-nemesis, Dr. Eggman, has come for the Time Stones and with them, will soon have the power to control time itself!
In order to put an end to Dr. Eggman’s nefarious schemes, Sonic must use the power of Little Planet to travel through time; breaking Dr. Eggman’s hold over the future by destroying his machines in the past and recovering the missing Time Stones!
Featuring 16:9 widescreen, achievements, leaderboards and both the US and Japanese soundtracks, experience the adventure through time that introduced the world to Amy the Hedgehog and Eggman’s most evil creation, Metal Sonic.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: Pentium IV 1 ghz
    • Memory: 1GB ram
    • Graphics: directx9 video card
    • DirectX®: 9
    • Hard Drive: 286 MB
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Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: September 25
This game needs controller support. Also, the levels are too maze-like and cluttered to really make good use of Sonic's spped, especially when the major gameplay mechanic, which is time travel, involves running really fast for a short time, which can be really difficult to pul off when there aren't any flat areas for Sonic to run on to build up sufficient speed.

On the other hand, the soundtrack is awesome and any of the bits that actually let you build up any speed are fantastic. So judge for yourself. I'd rate it as one of the better Sonic titles, though.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 29
This game is too cool.It's great for all you classic sonic fans!
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Recommended
5.4 hrs on record
Posted: September 24
Anyone who has ever owned a Sega CD has played this game. I shall cherish it forever --- or at least until I get all of the unlockables and achievements.

There are only two downsides:
1. Neither soundtrack is available for download.
2. Resuming your game from a save file kills any chance of getting the "Savior of the Planet" achievement.

Having two types of spin dashes to choose from, in addition to the "Super Peel-Out" maneuver, makes Sonic CD the sort of game Sonic 4 wishes it could be. I'd say the stage designs rival even those of the legendary Sonic 3 & Knuckles --- Stardust Speedway in particular stands out as one of the best.

Like Mr. Peabody and Sherman before him, Sonic has successfully made time travel practical and bearable.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 26
Aesthetically pleasing and a classic OST, Sonic CD was one of the best game's the Sega Genesis had to offer back in the 90's. This 'remake' brings things up to date with 1080p resolution and 16:9 aspect ratio, and should be the gold standard as far as remakes go. Chris Whitfield really knocked it out of the park with this one. Best played with a Sega Saturn controller and an usb adapter.
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Recommended
7.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 17
One of the best retro platform of all time!!
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Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: September 10
It's the best version of the game
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Not Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: September 27
**WARNING**
The phisics of this game are tied to the frame rate. If you are using a >60 HZ monitor you WILL experience sped up game physics.
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Not Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: September 10
Do Not Get This Theirs MAJOR Glitches Like U Cannot Jump, Cant Get Off The Menu, Ect DONT GET IT.
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PIOPYDUDE
3.9 hrs
Posted: September 26
Hey kids, don't look up sammyclassicsonicfan. My ears are bleeding XD. But seriously this game is the best game on steam for platformers.
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Marineten
17.5 hrs
Posted: September 26
The only "bad" thing i can say about this game is the odd level design. its a bit more... vertical than other sonic games of the time and more exploration is involved. This leads to sonics tradmark speed not being utalized quite as much but everything else is really good; like the music (you get two awesome soundtraks) .

i recommand it to any sonic fan and or fans of platforming games.
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Spark711
18.9 hrs
Posted: September 21
love the game! play it evreytime along with sonic 1 2 3&k
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KareemDaDreamE3
5.7 hrs
Posted: September 20
Sonic CD has its flaws: it's short in length compared to previous sonic games and has some questionable level design. Yet, it continues to be a solid game and the soundtrack alone makes it worth a play through.
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gamelife
1.4 hrs
Posted: September 18
SONG IS SO AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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