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Sonic Drift 2 (Game Gear)

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Sonic Drift 2 is the sequel to Sonic Drift, also on the Game Gear and the first in the series to be released outside Japan.

One of the new things in the sequel is a lag boost system, which means that anyone who is behind gets a boost to catch up again. This keeps the action in the game. Another new thing is that the gadgets touched while racing do not come into effect immediately. They need to be triggered manually by pressing up on the D-pad.

There are 3 GPs to compete in and each GP has 6 tracks. Racing skills can be improved in the Free Run mode on any of the tracks, or, with a Gear-to-Gear cable and a spare copy of the game, direct competition against another human player in the versus mode.

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Posted by Morgan Sleeper

Super Sonic Racing

Quite a few video game mascots got swept up in the kart racing craze of the 90's, and the world's fastest hedgehog was no exception. Sonic and racing have always seemed like a good fit, and after the success of Super Mario Kart in 1992, SEGA gave the Blue...

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User Comments (10)

WiiWareMaster

#1

WiiWareMaster said:

Mario Kart = Good
FAST : Racing League = Wonderful
Most Sonic Racing Games = Bad (except this one)

Blue_Yoshi

#2

Blue_Yoshi said:

This game is a worthy contendor of Super Mario Kart. Where as the original had only 4 characters and minimal and bland stages, this one introduces 3 more and each character has there own special and the stages have more vibrant designs and more items. The last one was weak but this game is fun to play and kill time.

Ramses

#3

Ramses said:

Come on Nintendo, release this instead of your usual weekly shovelware! I would have rather seen this this week instead of Freakyforms!!!

The_Ink_Pit_Ox

#4

The_Ink_Pit_Ox said:

My only problem with this game is not knowing where the heck you are. That, and not knowing when to turn.

Still, I might get this for nostlgia's sake.

Windy

#6

Windy said:

Sega All Star Racing on DS and Wii were both outstanding. I highly recommend both

GamerZack87

#8

GamerZack87 said:

Definitely one of my favourite Game Gear games. I have a certain "Nack" when it comes to playing as Fang the Weasel! Oho yes, I went there! B-)

KokiriChild84

#9

KokiriChild84 said:

looking forward to this, but as a fan I would'nt mind if SEGA chose to release the original too.

and here's to SEGA translating and releasing the rest of Shining Force Gaiden to the E-shop in europe.

World

#10

World said:

This sounds like an improvement over the first one...which was kind of strange. But personally, I only like Sonic racing games when I can feel the sunshine.

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