Compete across land, water and air in incredible transforming vehicles that change from cars to boats to planes mid-race.
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Very Positive (72 reviews) - 93% of the 72 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (8,212 reviews) - 95% of the 8,212 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Jan 31, 2013

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About This Game

Sonic and the All-Stars cast line up on the starting grid once again to battle for supremacy in the ultimate race. Compete across land, water and air in incredible transforming vehicles that change from cars to boats to planes mid-race. It’s Not Just Racing. It’s Racing Transformed!

Key Features:

  • Play as over 20 legendary All-Stars each with their own transforming vehicle.
  • Race across 25 tracks and arenas.
  • World Tour, Grand Prix, Battle Arenas, and more.
  • Unleash ingenious weapons or utilise your character’s unique All-Star Move.
  • 4 Player split screen and up to 10 player online events. Plus even take split screen gaming online.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
    • Processor: 2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or equivalent
    • Memory: 1GB Ram (Windows XP), 2GB Ram (Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8)
    • Graphics: 256MB with Shader Model 3.0 support
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 6.7GB free hard drive space
    • Sound: DirectX 9 Compatible
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
    • Processor: 2.4GHz Intel i5 or equivalent
    • Memory: 2GB Ram (Windows XP), 4GB Ram (Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8)
    • Graphics: 512MB with Shader Model 3.0 support
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 6.7GB free hard drive space
    • Sound: DirectX 9 Compatible
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Very Positive (72 reviews)
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Overwhelmingly Positive (8,212 reviews)
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prohs1
62.5 hrs
Posted: August 28
Character balance : 4/5
Map design : 4/5
Music : 5/5
Difficulty : 1/5 (ESPECIALLY Expert mode time attack ghost. Why this game is "TOO HARD"?
I can't beat it...)
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what i want to do?
5.9 hrs
Posted: August 28
This is very good game, i've played on ps3 and decide to have it on PC
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Grand Jizzard Wizard
6.3 hrs
Posted: August 27
u get to use the dreamcast controller as a boat, which might be the only thing that hunk of ♥♥♥♥ could work properly as
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Gordikk
62.0 hrs
Posted: August 26
If you always wanted that amazing sequel to Diddy Kong Racing that never came, it's right here.

If you want one of the hardest kart racers ever, the Dark Souls of kart racing, it's right here.

If you love tight controls, great video game nostalgia and just plain fun, it's right here.

BUY BUY BUY!!!
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kkreamkreamm
1.8 hrs
Posted: August 26
This game deserve a few minutes of reviewing. First of all I'm not a big console fan and I prefer simulation racing game to arcade ones. I enjoyed Mario Kart on the SNES back in the days but the further iterations were just "meh" to me because I haven't felt any great improvement over the years. I bought this kart racing game on sale to increase my Steam library and to have a casual game to play with some friends online. I'd never tough I'd get hooked like this. It actually beats Mario Kart in every aspect thanks to it's diversity, freshness and style. The artwork quality is outstanding compared to other arcade PC games and I run at a constant 60fps on a low-midrange card with everything maxed out; it's that well optimized. The gameplay is fast, responsive and the tracks are very diversified. The levels are all themes of different Sega games in history from Sega Master System up to Dreamcast along with some brilliant remastered music. The world tour mode will encourage you in many different competition to unlock every characters and the multiplayer online, or offline up to 4, will keep you playing this little arcade gem for a while.. and come back to it from time to time because there is nothing else like it on PC. If you see this on sale, you have no excuses to overlook it. Thank you Sumo Digital & Sega for the best arcade game I played until now
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unoven005
12.6 hrs
Posted: August 25
Product received for free
A highly addictive racing game made by Sega. This game is loads of fun. It has a variety of tracks and is compatible with the Xbox One controller. I would recommend using the controller, too, as it can be a bit tricky with the keyboard
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Alphazarf
9.5 hrs
Posted: August 25
This clearly isn't anywhere close to Mario Kart, but it damn sure is close. Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed is similar to many other kart racing games like Mario Kart, and Crash Team Racing in the sense that it's very fun and interesting, yet you still get ♥♥♥♥♥♥ off at one damn item that can easily send you from 1st to last in the blink of an eye. However, unlike Mario Kart, no matter what position you are in the race, many of the items are fairly balanced to still give you a chance to take back your rightful place in front of the pack.

With many unique items and your favorite characters not only from the Sonic franchise, but from many other Sega games, Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed is bound to leave you constantly coming back to it even now and then for a few races.

Unlike other kart racing games, you aren't just bound behind a steering wheel. You're also able to transform into a boat or a plane for more of a unique style to kart racing. It also allows for a single player experience with some challenges like:
  • Drifting
  • Boosting
  • Flying Through Rings

Of course, everyone loves playing racing games with friends. With multiplayer, you can either play local or online in a variety of game modes. In local play, you can also do the Single Player challenges with a friend if you happen to get stuck on a challenge.

Pros and Cons
Pros Cons
Local and Online play No kart customization
Unique challenges in Single Player Small minor bugs (invisible barriers while in kart)
Different multiplayer game modes

Overall, the game is solid. Amazing gameplay and well worth the $21.99.
8.5/10
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[SSK]Yacir
4.8 hrs
Posted: August 25
Great game, unlock a lot of charaters from a lot of games, ulala from channel 5, crazy taxi driver, total war's shogun, also amazing themed tracks, that sure will bring good memories for the olders of u, panzer dragoon, jet set radio..
the water rendering is great and refraiching to glide on during this hot summer.
shame it dont recognize wheel controllers, but meh, xbox pad will do just fine.
get is on sale, it worth every penny.
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DawdlingDan
9.7 hrs
Posted: August 25
What a great little karting game this is. It offers challenge and depth while still maintaining pickup and play casual fun. It has decent variety with its generously sized character roster each with their own stats and play styles as well as land, sea and air racing to keep things interesting. Definitely recommend this game.
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Ruitu Natan
5.2 hrs
Posted: August 24
Great racing game with some nice details, like how certain tracks actually change course in each lap. Career mode is fun and if only this game were more popular so I could play with friends.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
24 of 25 people (96%) found this review helpful
9 people found this review funny
Recommended
40.9 hrs on record
Posted: August 6
Me 2010: "Haha this is cute SEGA's trying to outdo Mario kart."

Me 2013: "...Son of a ♥♥♥♥♥, you actually did it."
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19 of 20 people (95%) found this review helpful
10 people found this review funny
Recommended
438.0 hrs on record
Posted: August 1
I pretty sure we all bought this game cause we love Sonic the Hedgehog, or fans of Sega or maybe we're all complete Mariokart fans. But that is not important what is important is that I might be a addict that needs professional help asap, if I continue playing this game, so I might consider taking a break from this game for a week. Lets just hope that I don't break that promise cause if I do I guess I am really a addict.

Match Making

Match making is basically a bunch of tryhards all spamming their way to victory, yush I know getting first place is rather a bitter sweet moment. But again it for rating points which I honestly don't give a rat ♥♥♥ about. But match making has it moments if you're like me that sometimes I will try to purposely stay in the middle of the pack, since that is where all the action is xD. Besides I only ever play match making unless either Nurse, Chrono or Tom are in the lobby then yeah I will jump in the lobby faster then the speed of light. But if anyone of them aren't in the lobby, then I don't bother I just play Grand Prix instead.

Grand Prix and Artificial intelligence

Speaking of Grand Prix. Grand Prix is basically a mini tourney when you come to think of it, with the points system and what not. The bots or the proper term "artificial intelligence". Yeah yeah bots like to rubberband but honestly who cares I think it funny and flattering if you ask me. Or just picture it like this like I do, you have 9 highschool sweethearts that all sercetly has a crush on you, but they are all to shy to ask you out so instead they write love notes. But again they are to shy to actually give it to you, so what they did is that they made their love notes into paper airplanes and when you are not looking, a paper airplane will lighty hit you, so what I saying is. Bots rubberbanding is equal to that of love notes :). But if you're still complaining then go play matchmaking it literally the same thing.

Being the artificial intelligence geek I am. The only complaint I have with these bots is when it comes to flying maps, they don't airdrift or riskboost they fly like they are going on a stroll. In other words they don't give a sh*t xD.

10/10

But seriously I am taking a break from this game for a week, I shall be back to playing SASRT on August 8 :)

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9 of 9 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
70.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 16
This game is very similar to Crash Team Racing and Muppet RaceMania from PlayStation (I only played those two). Concept is same - you race with other characters, using powerups to help you on the way. There's no pure racing, you have to learn to drift properly and do stunts while in air to earn short speed boosts and also trying to sabotage other players, which is not always easy to do but can help greatly in determining the winner. There're plenty of tracks and several racing mods so it's hard to get boring.

Although you can finish this game in any difficulty you want, playing on highest difficulty is a real treat. There's pure adrenaline rush, trying to finish first without making errors (especially in "beat the ghost" mod). Multiplayer is still active (as of this date), you won't have problems finding others to play with. Some achievements are really hard to get so this is not easy 100%.

Overall, great racing experience, great game, you won't be disappointed.
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7 of 7 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
9.7 hrs on record
Posted: August 25
What a great little karting game this is. It offers challenge and depth while still maintaining pickup and play casual fun. It has decent variety with its generously sized character roster each with their own stats and play styles as well as land, sea and air racing to keep things interesting. Definitely recommend this game.
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
135.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 8
This game made me call some of my best friends names only a demon could think of.

Would happily lose my sanity all over again.


9/10
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 6
Well you cant have Mario Kart on PC (offically anyway), so this is the next best thing.

Smooth framerates , lots of characters to choose from.

Maps are all over the place, so pleny of vareity.

I think this is preoblalby the best kart racing game for the PC.

Sega did a great job!
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
7.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 1
It's better than Mario Kart, there I said it. Can't wait until SEGA makes another one of these.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
Recommended
35.9 hrs on record
Posted: August 19
This game makes you feel badass, and skill is involved in driving.

Heck, even a noob who's so terrible at racing games could still have the time of his/her life on this game.


You heard it all, from Dr.Eggman.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 12
Best game I've ever played
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 14
Even though this has the Sonic branding on it, it's one of the best cart racers of all time no lie
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