Parents' Guide to

Sonic Lost World

By Mark Raby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Fast-paced addition to classic hedgehog hero franchise.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 7+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 2+

Ripoff to The Lost World: Jurassic Park

age 14+

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (8 ):

Sonic Lost World lives up to the franchise's decades-long emphasis on speedy, fast-paced action and takes it to the next level. Players rarely even get a chance to enjoy the beautifully designed levels and landscape as they tear through each level with supersonic speed. Players will need to maneuver through the vast terrains as quickly as possible, moving left and right, jumping up and down, and occasionally even running upside down as the crazy levels twist and turn with rapid intensity. This fast-paced nature keeps the game interesting, if difficult and even frustrating at times.

Players also need to master a variety of special moves, controls, and attacks, making it as much a game of strategy and skill as one of speed and agility. Although this makes the game exciting, it also feels a bit empty since players are mainly worried about speeding through the levels rather than enjoying each one. It causes the experience to lose some of the classic Sonic personality. Nevertheless, it is a high-speed adventure worth the time of any Sonic the Hedgehog fan.

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