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Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II

By Chris Morris, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

So-so Sonic retread may confound newcomers to franchise.

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The Sonic series is one that has split people over the years. Avid fans still love the games, but some others feel it has lost its spark. SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 4 EPISODE II isn't likely to end that debate. Fans will see it as an updated homage to 1993's Sonic CD, but newcomers to the series (and less enthusiastic players) will see it as a game that's missing that magic quality.

All of the basics are there, along with some new moves. And SEGA has solved a lot of the issues people complained about in Episode I. But when all is said and done, the game isn't especially welcoming to new players and isn't one you'll find yourself drawn back to on a regular basis.

App Details

  • Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android
  • Release date: May 17, 2012
  • Category: Arcade Games
  • Publisher: SEGA
  • Version: 1.00
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 4.0 or later; Android 2.3 and up
  • Last updated: July 13, 2020

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