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Sonic Adventure (1998)

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Sonic and Tails must collect the Chaos Emeralds before Eggman can use them to power an angry water creature known as Chaos. Meanwhile Knuckles attempts to repair the shattered Master Emerald and Amy must evade capture from an Eggman robot


Akinori Nishiyama (scenario), Naoto Ohshima (story event coordinator)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jun'ichi Kanemaru ... Sonic the Hedgehog (voice) (as Junichi Kanemaru)
Kazuki Hayashi Kazuki Hayashi ... Miles 'Tails' Prower (voice)
Nobutoshi Canna ... Knuckles the Echidna (voice) (as Nobutoshi Hayashi)
Taeko Kawata Taeko Kawata ... Amy Rose (voice) (as Taeko Kawada)
Jôji Nakata ... E-102 Gamma (voice) (as Jyoji Nakata)
Shun Yashiro Shun Yashiro ... Big the Cat (voice) (as Syun Yashiro)
Kaori Asô Kaori Asô ... Tikal the Echidna (voice)
Kaho Kôda Kaho Kôda ... Station Square Announcer (voice) (as Kaho Kouda)
Tôru Ohkawa Tôru Ohkawa ... Pachacamac (voice)
Chikao Ohtsuka ... Dr. Ivo 'Eggman' Robotnik (voice)
Ryan Drummond ... Sonic the Hedgehog (voice)
Corey Bringas Corey Bringas ... Miles 'Tails' Prower (voice)
Michael McGaharn Michael McGaharn ... Knuckles the Echidna (voice) (as Michael Mcgaharn)
Jennifer Douillard Jennifer Douillard ... Amy Rose (voice)
Jon St. John ... Big the Cat (voice)


Dr. Ivo Robotnik is back and has released Chaos Zero from the Master Emerald. Chaos Zero watches over the Master Emerald Shrine on Angel Island. Now he wants to use Chaos Zero to destroy Station Square and build "Robotnikland". Chaos can grow stronger with every Chaos Emerald he "eats". When he gets all 7, it's all over... but not while Sonic's around. Along with Tails, Amy, Knuckles, and new characters E-102 Gamma and Big The Cat, Sonic must save Station Square in his hugest adventure yet. Written by pkthunder30@comcast.net

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Release Date:

9 September 1999 (USA) See more »

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Did You Know?


Big the Cat's fishing style game play was created when Sega wanted a way to promote a fishing peripheral for the Dream Cast system. See more »


In Gamma's story, he finds Froggy alone at Emerald Coast and takes him, but in Big's story, Gamma snatches Froggy right out of Big's hands and runs away. See more »


E-102 Gamma: Doctor Robotnik... enemy... Master Registration... deleted... E-Series... friends... Must save...
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Alternate Versions

A Nintendo Gamecube version was released June 2003, entitled Sonic Adventure DX: Director's Cut. Additional to the main game are updated graphics, unlockable Sonic games that are ported from Sega's handheld "Game Gear" system, and a "Mission mode" which gives you a few off-story goals to accomplish. See more »


Followed by Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 (2010) See more »


My Sweet Passion
(1998) (uncredited)
Music, Lyrics, & Arrangement by Fumie Kumatani
Lyrics Translation: Takahiro Fukada
Performed by Nikki Gregoroff
Guitars: Mike Campbell
Bass: Will Lee
Rhodes: Philippe Saisse
Drums: Ricky Wellman
Percussion: Bashiri Johnson
Horn Section - East 4th Horns

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The Greatest Sonic Game!
5 March 2006 | by andyvirgSee all my reviews

I am a huge Sonic fan, and after all the fun Genesis games came out, I thought that they couldn't possibly get any better. I was wrong. The debut of 128 bits of graphics on the Sega Dreamcast was the greatest.

The action stages were amazing and I loved the fact that they had adventure fields, so I could run around and talk to people just for the hell of it. There were also different objectives for different characters in the action stages, which made it that much more interesting. Also, the story lines conflict with each other perfectly.

One huge drawback is Big the Cat. His story was awful. His missions included fishing for his friend, Froggy. The fishing was tough and not much fun. Another thing that bothered me a little was that every character (not including sonic) had only 5 action stages or less. They were fun as hell, but I wish that they were longer.

Overall, I recommend this game. If you don't have it, you are missing out on one of the greatest Sonic games ever to be made. I've gone through it five times and it's been loads of fun every time. I give it a 9.5/10 (Only reason it's not 10/10 is because of Big and the fishing)

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