Does this game still hold up?

#1 Posted by RE_Player1 (7526 posts) -

I'm getting my brother a couple of DS games for Christmas, his DS has been collecting dust so I want him to play it a bit more and not feel like he wasted his money. I already got GTA Chinatown Wars for a $20 which I know is good from Jeff's review, among many others, but I also saw this game for $15. I looked it up and although it has a good score on metacritic, I believe 82, this game did come out in 2005 so maybe it didn't age well. Did anyone play this game and if so does it hold up today? 

#2 Posted by Stete (748 posts) -

If you exclude the horrible HORRIBLE music then I would say not bad for 15 bucks. Its a pretty decent 2D sonic game, if he liked the Sonic Advance games then he'll probably like this one. But if you want the best platformers for the system then I would suggest the Kirby games.

#3 Posted by 02sfraser (847 posts) -

I thought it was great. As true to old Sonic as any recent game has ever come. Has some great moments of it's own as well.

#4 Posted by Torrim (345 posts) -

The soundtrack was amazing, actually. 
 
Yeah, it holds up pretty well.

#5 Posted by MattyFTM (14431 posts) -

If you like 2D sonic games, you'll like Sonic Rush.

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#6 Posted by jmic75 (265 posts) -

It was ok.....I never finished it though....I guess it depends if he likes sonic games. I don't think its aged poorly, still holds up.

#7 Posted by SethPhotopoulos (5390 posts) -

I thought people loved it when it came out. 
I don't see how a game like that could age just because of the type of game it is.

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