Parents' Guide to

Sonic Superstars

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Family-friendly game delivers thrills, but some spills, too.

The box for Sega's Sonic Superstars. On the cover, Sonic the Hedgehog is looking at the camera, while other characters in the game are in the background.

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Is It Any Good?

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For the most part, Sonic Superstars is one of the better Sonic the Hedgehog games in recent memory, mostly because of the new abilities, 11 new locations to race through, and a surprise new character to unlock. There are a few annoying issues, but that thankfully doesn't take away much from the overall experience. Reviewed on an ASUS ROG Ally, a handheld gaming PC that somewhat resembles a Nintendo Switch, the updated graphics and smooth frame rate will be immediately appreciated, along with the new zones. Each location, like a carnival world or timed underwater levels, looks and feels different -- especially when you choose to play as other characters, each with unique abilities (like Tails' limited flight move). You can also experiment with these upgrades when facing off against tougher boss fighters. Even with some issues, Sonic Superstars is really fun, especially for longtime fans of the franchise who could appreciate the visual upgrade, fun abilities, variety of locations, and the addition of Trip, a new reptilian hero you can play as after finishing the main game.

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