The menu screen runs at full speed with a few hiccups. My website has no ads, and I make no profit from it, I just try to do my best to keep a happy community and get as much Chao information out there as possible! These seemed to have been more or less perfected since the first game. It's up to Sonic and his friends to stop Eggman and put him out of business for good! Compatibility can be assumed to align with the indicated revisions. The news first broke on the , and out of curiosity I went to have a look. However, I like how I can see the curve in the sky where the clouds are, and the background art looks a little flat when you look at it too long.
?????? The Dark story line has the same level styles, same controls, but different characters: Shadow for the running stages, Rouge the Bat for the treasure hunting stages, and Eggman for the E-102 Gamma stages. Depending on what character you use Hero or Dark , your Chao might evolve into a Hero Chao or a Dark Chao, both giving an extra Garden to breed Chao in kinda like a Chao Heaven and Hell. Are you honestly they made a mistake over two very opposite colours? I want them back, dang it!. Sonic Adventure 2: Battle , December 10, 2001 February 12, 2002 May 3, 2002 , , 4 Playable , , See also. Experience faster action, all-new two-player games, and a branching storyline that lets you choose to save the world as the Hero side, or conquer it as the Dark side. Now comes to my favourite part of this game, the multiplayer! Crashes in many places Meteor Herd and the Tails driving stage as two examples and text flickering in menus both occur consistently with Dual Core on. N soldiers colour blind or something? Even plays my save file.
This is so much better than the first one. This time, his nemesis Dr. If you collect all 180 or was it 200? Each character has a special ability which you can use if you collect enough rings to turn the tables of the match. At the end of every stage, the rings are counted up and added to your Chao Bank, and you are given a ranking. Should you do this, give yourself a pat on the back, as this requires a degree of patients and skill.
Tested hero story mode and chao garden. I remember this so well as it was a launch game that I purchased with my launch console and was the first time I got online at home. General gaming sites are ok if you've made them and they include write ups of Dreamcast info. Graphics 10 Sound 10 Addictive 9 Depth 10 Story 9 Difficulty 7 Sonic has returned! Thanks again to Liam for bringing this to my attention. Black Bar at Bottom of Screen This is caused by the game running in 50Hz mode. Not only can you raise chaos with new items known as Chaos Drives, but you can also raise a chao between hero and dark forms depending on who raises it.
Some links, such as the guides on how to get your Dreamcast online appear to be broken, but as a pure nostalgia hit this is hard to beat. Sonic Adventure 2 was originally for the Dreamcast to follow up Sonic Adventures, and then it was given a remake for the Gamecube, called Sonic Adventure 2: Battle. How can you mistaken blue for red and black? They are noticeably better than the first game. The game has a lot to offer, especially in the Chao Garden. Sonic Adventure is a pretty divisive game, but most will agree that it really was a great showcase for the Dreamcast when it was a console in its infancy. Problems Blurry Distant Textures Since , textures in Sonic Adventure 2: Battle will appear blurry in the distance at internal resolutions above native, due to false positives in Arbitrary Mipmap Detection.
I still update my Chao website to this day and we have around 10k members registered after multiple forum closures! With new features such as a story line told from the view of both the good guys and the villains, greater speed, and an improved A-Life system, Sonic Adventure 2 is poised to be Sonic's greatest and most dangerous mission yet! Running through the stages was a lot of fun, killing enemies was awesome, and jumping flowed better than expected. Windows 10 Intel Core i3-6100 3. Ok, so they nearly perfected this game. Single Core is now used by default for this title as of. The level music is very nice, and you could tell they put effort into making these pieces of music. Start off your game by playing as Team Hero Sonic, Tails, and Knuckles , or Team Dark Shadow, Rouge, and Eggman. They were relativity boring compared to this game.
In the single-player mode, you'll go through more than 30 unique stages, which include a forgotten pyramid, an abandoned military base, and a giant space station. Windows 10 Intel Core i3-3220 3. With Dual Core off, it's very playable, able to complete the whole game at full speed. You need to get all the A-Ranks in every level in every mission for every character, as well as raise some Chao and make then win the races. That mini-game was pretty lame though. These give you different objectives, which are the same every mission, every character.
I've heard that the Dreamcast version was better, but this one does include the Chaos' Nursery mini-game where you can transfer chaos to your Gameboy Advance and raise them. If you reincarnate your Chao which is something they do on their own after extensive lengths of time , you can give it a different life. You board down the hills of a city to escape from the pursuing G. Only frame drops were in City Escape where it dropped to 45 a couple of times. Absolutely no graphical glitches, and there were some in my previous testing. Please email me so I can chat with you through email! Yeah, not much structure on the story to begin with, but it will get better if you go along with it.
Not only are levels at least 90% now, but even cutscenes run at their normal speed. Instead, you pick between the hero or dark storylines, and follow a progression of levels with your characters chosen for you. It is one of the most popular Sonic games around due to its advanced chao breeding and my favorite, you get to play as Dr. I think they did a good job. I'm always looking for ways to keep the Dreamcast spirit alive and restoring this classic site gave me the chance to do that. But you can take this further.
When you defeat an enemy, you get a power rod, which you can give to your Chao to level up certain stats. The treasure hunting stages are also better than they were before…. Another way to get an A-Rank is to collect all the rings in that level, despite how many enemies you have killed or time taken. It had great visuals and some fantastic set pieces - who can forget the killer whale sequence in the first stage? I also own both on Steam, but it just feels right playing them on Dreamcast. Well, when you defeat, a black hedgehog appears with a Chaos Emerald, called Shadow. Each character has their own theme, and you can even listen to them in the sound options.