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Sonic the Hedgehog- PlayStation 3

Sonic the Hedgehog- PlayStation 3
alaScore 86

140 reviews

Oct, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 140 reviews of Sonic the Hedgehog- PlayStation 3. The average rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other PlayStation 3 Games (PS3) for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other PlayStation 3 Games (PS3) the Sonic the Hedgehog- PlayStation 3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Family Friendly Gaming (

Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode 1

Feb, 2013

Expert review by : GamesRadar (

Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 - review


The purest Sonic game for ten years, Works on so many gameplay levels, like its predecessors, So much game to master, despite its diminutive size

Can be 'completed' in one evening, Physics are different, not necessarily worse, Visuals could have been even better

Jun, 2012

Expert review by : Strategy Informer (

Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1


Sonic 4 is an utter mess of a game, cobbled together in a manner that puts the entire franchise to shame. It feels sluggish, broken and lazy, but at least it only lasts a couple of hours! This is exactly the opposite of what we were hoping for, and not...

Mar, 2011

Expert review by : Cheat Code Central (

Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 Review


That gripe aside, Sonic 4 is very much a return to form for the series. After so many years of watching poor Sonic put through the wringer time and again, it’s nice to finally see him back in two dimensions. Sonic 4 isn’t a perfect revival of the...

Dec, 2010

Expert review by : Kirk Hiner (

Gamertell Review: Sonic the Hedgehog 4, Episode 1


Gamers new to Sonic may try this out and wonder what all the fuss is about. I'm not sure this is for them, even though it's more enjoyable than the other recent Sonic incarnations we've seen. I can't tell younger gamers whether they should start here...

Fantastic platform gaming, great graphics, nostalgic fun doesn’t feel dated

Short, needlessly difficult sections kill momentum, some sections seem to force you through them

Nov, 2010

Expert review by : Thunderbolt Games (

Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1

Oct, 2010

Expert review by : G4 (

Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 Review


Don't call it a comeback. Though the blue blur delivers more misses than hits, he churns out more releases than anyone but Mario and crew. Will this finally be the game that erases all the heartache, or another groaner that makes us question why we...

Prettified throwback levels, Surprise modernized moments, A trip down memory lane

Awkward physics, Cheap tricks, Not much bang for your buck

Oct, 2010

Expert review by : Crispy Gamer (

Review: Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1

Oct, 2010

Expert review by : Dany Argueta (neoseeker)

Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 (PS3) Review


Sonic goes off on his own to explore new lands while Eggman follows in hot pursuit.

As in the Genesis games, Sonic is able to run at high speeds, jump or roll into enemies, and make use of his trusty spin dash to take down Eggman. Sonic 4 introduces the homing attack, a maneuver seen in the 3D games that lets Sonic home in to the...

Oct, 2010

Expert review by : GameSpot (

Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1


Visuals faithfully re-create the look of the original Sonic games, The homing attack is a fun and effective addition to Sonic's repertoire, Some fun level design lets you put Sonic's speed to great use.

Poor boss fights range from dull and easy to dull and frustrating, Some bad level design brings things to a standstill, Overly ruthless about chaos emeralds, Encourages you to play one stage again and again to get extra lives.

There are enough good moments in Sonic 4 to demonstrate that an update of the classic Sonic games has the potential to be great. But this is not that great game. Sonic fans hoping for a worthy tribute to the early days of the blue blur will have to...

Oct, 2010