Experience two unique adventures featuring both long-time heroes and new and returning villains as they battle for the fate of the world!
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Very Positive (74 reviews) - 82% of the 74 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (3,057 reviews) - 86% of the 3,057 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Nov 19, 2012

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About This Game

In the fight between heroes and villains, will you choose to save the world or conquer it?


The hunt for the Chaos Emeralds is on and battle lines have been drawn between Hero and Dark. Experience two unique adventures featuring both long-time heroes and new and returning villains as they battle for the fate of the world!


Save the day as heroes Sonic, Tails, and Knuckles or cause chaos as Shadow, Dr. Eggman, and Rouge, utilizing each of their unique skills and abilities!


Take a break from the main story and challenge a friend in two-player across kart racing and other competitive modes!


Raise your own pet Chao, improve their statistics, and compete with them in unique mini-games!


Challenge yourself to complete over 150 unique missions across 30 action filled stages!

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS:Windows XP/Vista/Win7
    • Processor:Pentium 4 @ 3.2 GHz/Athlon 64 3000+ or Equivalent & above
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:256 MB (NVIDIA GeForce 8600/AT Radeon HD3650) & above
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:3 GB HD space
    • Sound:DirectX Compatible
    Recommended:
    • OS:Windows 7
    • Processor:Intel Core 2 DUO @ 2.4 GHz/Athlon 64 X2 4200+ & above
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Graphics:512 MB (NVIDIA GeForce GTS250/ATI Radeon HD 4850) & above
    • DirectX®:11
    • Hard Drive:6 GB HD space
    • Sound:DirectX Compatible
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Mom's Spaghetti
2.0 hrs
Posted: August 31
It's a pretty good platformer, but doesn't live up to the old Sonic games IMO. For example "Sonic the Hedghehog" which is a pretty old 2D Sonic platformer, but that game was my childhood and I loved that game. There are a lot of bugs and this game needs to be fixed asap, I hardly could recommend it just because of bugs and glitches. If there was no glitches or bugs this would be a good game but still not amazing. It still has its problems, bugs or not, some stages REALLY have their problems like Knuckle's and Rouge's stages are frustrating and horrible. Audio acting and lip syncing REALLY sucks, cutscenes are horrible. Also the Chao Garden is awesome.


P.S. I may have a few hours on record but I have played this game on another account and another computer and have much more hours.
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General_Snail
13.2 hrs
Posted: August 31
There are a handful of glitches in this game, but the nostalgia keeps bringing me back for more. It's fun.
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Shark-chan
34.2 hrs
Posted: August 31
Although I put the thumbs up on this, I have to emphasise that only 1/3 of this game is playable. The Eggman/Tails segments are mediocre at best, and the Knuckles/Rouge segments are only comparable to slowly drilling a toothpick through your nob. But that begs the question, are the Sonic/Shadow segments good enough to make up for the other 2/3's? ♥♥♥♥ yes. I am rock hard for the good parts of this game. However, normally this game wouldn't last you very long, with only 1/3 being good and all. Sonic adventure 2 excels with the return of chaos.

not the blue blobby ♥♥♥♥er from adventure 1, but those cute little bobble head things. I want to see them grow up, and succeed in their little meaningless virtual lives. I am their father, and although they are not real, my feelings for them certainly are. I've replayed metal harbour so many times that I know it better than I know my own home, all for these lil beautiful ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥s.

My favourite chao is called Horbo. He wears a skull on his head and is destined for great things.
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Sonic from mario
32.4 hrs
Posted: August 30
Chao Simulator, That is all
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Shadow 789
4.2 hrs
Posted: August 29
I know i'm going to get a lot of hate for this but i don't like this game it's my least favorite sonic game

Ok so first of i don't like the story it has too many plot hooles and it tryes so hard to be dark and failes

The gameplay with sonic (and shadow) is worst then it was in SA1 but that's not the probele the problems are meck shooting and tresure hunting levels theas SUCKKKKKK if i realy whated to shoot some thing i whoud play Call of Duty hell ther is a new one evry ♥♥♥♥ING YEAR but the tresure hunting levels are the worst theu are so big and the radar dosen't work properly oh and evry space level is ♥♥♥♥ - final rush

The graphicks are too dark in my opinion

Overall 4/10
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joshwaterhouse000
35.2 hrs
Posted: August 29
I played Sonic Adventure 2 Battle on the Nintendo Gamecube, and the HD version looks amazing. I honestly thought the keyboard controls would be terrible, but my hands have gotten used to them already. Gameplay is good, though the story not so much. I recommend this game to anyone.
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Boris Grishenko (Dyskk)
0.3 hrs
Posted: August 29
Disappointment does not even begin to describe this game.
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Caerulite
19.8 hrs
Posted: August 28
Grew up playing this game. Still is and always will be amazing.
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sumntube
10.7 hrs
Posted: August 28
best classic sanic game better than sm64
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Pastrami
1.1 hrs
Posted: August 28
Pepsiman 2
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18 of 21 people (86%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
167.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 9
Owned it for the gamecube, bought it for the 360, then bought it for my pc. One of my favorite game to date. Been playing it for 11 years now
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
47.5 hrs on record
Posted: August 19
This is the game that litterally made me get steam. Steam is now life, and I have no irl freinds.
The worst thing is, this game is a bit overrated. I r8 Really Good/106


Nah, jk. This game is cool. It's a true part of my childhood. 10/10.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
31.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 9
Why haven't you got this game already?!?!?
Chao Garden 2 is the best Sonic game there is!
It also has great music, and City escape is <3

-I guess it has a story too, (The main character isn't Sonic)
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9 of 15 people (60%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 22
Okay. I'm going to review this as a person who doesn't have any nostalgic attachment to the game. I didn't play it when it came out, I actually just got to play it now that it is on steam. That being said, this is also the opinion of a Sonic Fan who's been playing Sonic for nearly 18 years. Thing is SA2 just happened to never get to me, for some reason I wouldn't bother emulating it and never got to buy a Dreamcast.

So let's start. First of all, this game, like every Sonic game, has the germ of a good idea. When you TALK about Sonic Adventure 2 to someone who hasn't played it, it sounds amazing. Fast-paced, full of action, speed, attitude, good music and nice-ish graphics. What's not to love?

Still, SA2 has a lot of major problems.
- Glitches (too many for a finished game);
- Wacky controls;
- Poor level design;
- HORRIBLE camera;
- Really bad enemy placement;
- Bad arrangement between fast-paced and slow-paced stages;
- Bad story (not that big of a deal for a Sonic game, but it tries too hard to be plot-driven, you can't have bad plot if it's a focus on the game, period);
- The good stages are infested with scripted segments;
- and finally, 2/3 of the game is pure garbage. You HAVE to play as Tails, Knuckles, Rouge and Eggman to finish it, and it's atrocious.

It makes me so confused as to why people think this is one of the best, if not the best, Sonic game, when it clearly isn't. I don't like the heavy criticism the franchise has gone through since, idk, 2006 (and it's "revival" with game grumps), but this is NOT a good game. You can have fun with it, sure. The Sonic and Shadow stages aren't bad at all, they have some flaws, mainly the camera and controls and the scripted things, but when you get to REALLY play it and take control of the game, it's great (Metal Harbor would be the best example). But that's less than one third of the ENTIRE GAME.

Probably the best part about this mess isn't even the Sonic and Shadow stages, it's probably the Chao Garden.

Only waste your money on this if:
- You're nostalgic about it and can have fun with it even tho it's bad;
- You want to play the Chao Garden;
- You're a die hard Sonic Fan who just want to try every game.

Otherwise, you have a bunch of other options on Steam like Generations, the original trilogy & Knuckles, Sonic CD, the first Sonic Adventure. Hell! even Sonic Lost World is an okay game and more worth your money than this.

And if you want a really good 3D Sonic game just play the modern Generations Stages, or stay tuned for rumors saying Sonic Colors will be ported for PC.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
37.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 16
One of the best 3D sonic game sout there, 10/10 :)
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
117.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 20
This game is amazing and fun to play make sure to get he DLC for multiplayer fun!

9/10 the 1/10 is the game doesnt look that good but its still a great game!
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
48.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 3
I love this game to death. I have this on the Dreamcast, GameCube and the PC. I may prefer the graphics on the Dreamcast but that's what mods are for this PC version. You get a smooth 60fps, fast loading times, and the best Chao Garden to boot. I spent more than half of my time on all versions on the chaos alone. I got all 180 emblems four times, I'm working on the Dreamcast version to try and make it my fifth time getting all emblems. I love the music, characters and some what of the story. To be honest though it does have it's probelms. The music is too loud in the cutscenes. Better turn on those subtitles because Jesus Christ. The lines get cutoff because the game was made to suit for the Japanese dialogue. Also the story has a lot of plot holes. Not gonna go into detail but there's too many of them and I think you'll catch one of them. The best control of Sonic in the 3D world there is. Better than the control of Sonic Generations or Sonic Unleashed. Best Spindash in the 3D environment. Better Ranking overall. Just note these are my reasons why I love this game so much. Hope you get this game if your planning on it. You're gonna have a fun time if you do. Thanks for reading! ^_^
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 9
It's the best Sonic game in existence.
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