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  • Summary: Relive the classic collected adventures of Sonic The Hedgehog, Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Sonic 3 & Knuckles, and Sonic CD in the newly remastered Sonic Origins! From the iconic Green Hill Zone to the treacherous Death Egg Robot, you'll speed down memory lane to thwart the sinister plans ofRelive the classic collected adventures of Sonic The Hedgehog, Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Sonic 3 & Knuckles, and Sonic CD in the newly remastered Sonic Origins! From the iconic Green Hill Zone to the treacherous Death Egg Robot, you'll speed down memory lane to thwart the sinister plans of Doctor Robotnik in polished high definition! This latest version includes new areas to explore, additional animations, and a brand new Anniversary mode! Explore the classic Sonic titles in high-resolution, with all-new opening and ending animations for each title! New Unlockables: Complete various missions to collect coins to unlock new content, challenges, and Special Stages through the Museum. Classic and Anniversary Mode. Choose to Spin Dash your way through the numerous zones in Classic mode with the game's original resolution and limited lives, or the new Anniversary mode with unlimited lives and revamped fullscreen resolution. Expand
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  1. Jun 21, 2022
    70
    Considering that past Sonic collections offered more games for less money, it’s hard to say that this one is worth it. Ultimately, Sonic Origins is a well-polished wrapper for old games that were, until recently, available at much lower prices. Unless one is a real super fan, this is a collection that’s better-grabbed on sale.
  2. Jun 21, 2022
    70
    I know a lot of my problems with Sonic Origins sound like nitpicks, but I adore these games and I want to see them restored and presented with joy and reverence as the masterpieces they are--not tainted with frivolous DLC that should be unlockables and lackluster presentation. Sonic Origins comes close to being the definitive classic Sonic experience, but stumbles just before the finish line.
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  1. Jun 26, 2022
    10
    best Sonic collection ever easily beats sonic mega collection this is the new high of sonic collections
  2. Jun 25, 2022
    10
    Sonic Origins is a Great Game. It's packed with fun and is a really fun game to play and enjoy. Sega should however should stop making 2DSonic Origins is a Great Game. It's packed with fun and is a really fun game to play and enjoy. Sega should however should stop making 2D games to hype up 3D games because it scares me that the 2D game overshadows the strength of 3D games and they are hiding something. Regardless, here is what are the PROS AND CONS of the game.

    PROS:
    -Fun Factor
    -Hyper Sonic is BACK!!!!!?
    -New animated cutscenes
    -Connecting the stories (RIP Sonic Before & After the Sequel)
    -Retries in Special Stages
    -Mission Mode

    Cons
    -Music in Sonic CD and Sonic 3
    -Physics sometimes
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  3. Jun 27, 2022
    5
    If you were hoping for Sonic Mania type improvements, prepare for a let down.

    The only reason this game got up to a 5 is because the
    If you were hoping for Sonic Mania type improvements, prepare for a let down.

    The only reason this game got up to a 5 is because the originals were so good that they carry the entire thing. But as a "remaster" compilation, it's disappointing. Graphic quality improvements are negligible. But that's not a huge deal. What is a big deal is that the frame rate for the character animations are exactly the same. It's most noticible in their running start animations and when they go through loops. Compare it to Sonic Mania where everything moves buttery smooth.

    All the original music is great, but everything they replaced or changes sounds absolutely generic and awful. The music for turning into Super Sonic is a horrible polka song. The music replacing the Ice Cap zone doesn't even sound right.

    Basically if you loved the originals this might be worth your money, but objectively speaking, it's not at all worth the price point and deserves a host of criticism for negligible improvements in some areas and even stepping backwards in others.
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  4. Jun 29, 2022
    0
    Have been Much Better Collections in the past. This is a Horrible Cash Grab that has locked Content behind a pay wall from a Collection ofHave been Much Better Collections in the past. This is a Horrible Cash Grab that has locked Content behind a pay wall from a Collection of only four 16Bit Sonic Games from the Genesis. Took the versions of the games Created by developer Christian Whitehead and didn't credit him but that maybe for the best. They took his work, removed features, made them buggy, and just destroyed them completely. If you can get older Sonic or Sega Game Collections you'd get much better and more for your buck. Also Sega removed these games from being sold separately on digitally storefronts to force you to have to buy this. Sonic Origins i really bad and Scummy. Sega is a horrible company and so is modern Sonic Team. How do you screw up a collection of Sega Genesis games so badly.Bedides being a Glitch and Bug Filled Mess you also can't play with loves in widescreen mode and the classic mode that claims to be the original games are not. Expand