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Following on from the huge success of Sonic & SEGA All-Star’s Racing™, the characters now have their own unique transforming vehicles designed to take advantage of the varying terrain. The line up on the Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed grid sees SEGA favourites – including Sonic the Hedgehog, Dr Eggman and AiAi – return to battle against newcomers that include Gilius Thunderhead of Golden Axe and Vyse of Skies of Arcadia. The brand new dynamic environments and tracks in Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed are once again inspired by SEGA’s illustrious gaming history. When the road falls away beneath you on Super Monkey Ball’s Temple Trouble track your car transforms into a boat and speeds down the rivers and rapids, whilst the Panzer Dragoon inspired track, Dragon Canyon, takes you into the sky in complete control of your plane, barrel rolling to out-manoeuvre rivals and obstacles before transforming back in to a car and racing to the finish line.

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Posted by Thomas Whitehead

As smooth as a chili dog

Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed on 3DS has a tough job, as it's following up on what some may regard as a surprise commercial and critical success. The console versions of this title, including the one on Wii U, did a wonderful job of combining...

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User Comments (39)



MrArcade said:

My Anti Game and Watch disagrees with you.
I think that this will be on par with Mario Kart 7. No better, no worse.
It really depends on wehther you are more of a sega fan or nintendo fan. I am more of a nintendo fan. The only sega franchises I enjoy are Sonic the Hedgehog and Super Monkey Ball.



Varia01 said:

This all looks cool and maybe something I'm forward to (the Wii U version), but do you know what be a perfect racing? A Transformers racing game, though I think the Decepticons would cheat. I would certainly expect Eggman to cheat. Looks like it took inspiration off of Mario Kart 7.



seanzilla2234 said:

please i hope that Mario would be in the 3ds version. would it be cool if mario was in a transforming wild wing form mario kart wii?



seanzilla2234 said:

on the october 25th 2012 nintendo direct i saw about 40 seconds of the 3ds version of sasrt here's how to see it
1. go on youtube
2. search up nintendo direct 10.25.12
3. watch the video then skip to 29:04



seanzilla2234 said:

i would so like gullises car to transform not just a lightning bolt and BAM your a slow turtle or a heavy bronze eagle



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ouroborous said:

Review of this game please? I didn't even know it came out because you never reviewed it. Is it any good at all? Could people PLEASE comment on how the game actually is instead of just cheering for it before it comes out, that is so utterly worthless. Is this game out? It says it is based on the date.. If wrong, please correct.



SyFyTy said:

Personally I thought the last Sonic Racing was better, more unique than MK DS, even if the graphics could use a boost. So I have high hopes for this one. MK feels almost as though it's on rails to me, it's far too polished.. Games can be overdone in my opinion. Too 'whitebread', PC,family oriented etc...



Knux said:

I'm curious on how this version will turn out. I love the PS3 version, but I wouldn't mind also having a portable version.



ArbiterZero said:

@MrArcade Actually I am also a huge Nintendo fan (been such eversince the NES) but even I can see how this game will be better than mario kart 7. not just with graphics but because there's no real game limit to the weapons and characters. all mario kart chars have shown up one way or another with mario involved. but here. some characters may not have any connection. like Sonic with ulala or aiai with B.D.Joe. I'm still waiting for the 3DS version but I can tell it's gonna be super fun ^^



AutumnShantel said:

Not comparing MK7 and this game! They're both good and both worth playing. Got mine for the Vita though because I already had some money on it.



orko said:

can some one tell me how to put my photo on here !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



michaelgdog22 said:

like racing games but sonic's faster on the road,sonic doesn't need a car does he,i don't know why this game was made,sa2 is better then this game,i think or sonic heroes.the cars are kind of too slow and stairing off a bit and i think this game copells against with mx v.s atv offroad game,which is awkward,i give this game a 2 1/2 RATEING OF THE WORST RACEING GAME YET,I RATHER LIKE SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 2006 BUT THAT GAME ISN'T GOOD ENOUGH,sonic 4 is kind of like a remade sonic the game on sega gensis, the only good games are 1.sonic adventure2.sonic adventure 2 battle,3.sonic heroes, 4. shadow the hedgehog,



renaryuugufan92 said:

those who are saying its better than mario kart 7 i ask you all this~?


the framerate is horrid on this version of all-stars racing, on mario kart 7 you had constant 60fps even with the 3d on, and a good internet connection~

not saying this is a bad racing game no, far from it, but framerate is very important when it comes to any kind of racing game and mk7 is by far the optimum kart racer on the 3DS, Sonic All-Stars racing is good, but the framerate issues keep it back quite a bit to be perfectly honest~

graphically both games look good, but MK7 has more polish than Sonic Transformed on the 3DS while still maintaining a healthy frame-rate ~



TheInvisibleTor said:

@renaryuugufan92 I agree. i was just playing and the framerate was just bad. I want to like this game, but the framerate just dosen't lead me to play it more.
After completing the Tour and grand prix i'll be sending it back. If you like racing or sonic, it's ok, though anyone else just wait for luigi's mansion dark moon. That's going to be a great game!!!



allav866 said:

So the frame rate issue isn't just in the demo. well, i still enjoy MK7, so i'll just stick with that



Nintonic said:

Thanks for the demo, now I know I won't get it on the 3ds. That's perfectly fine by me.

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