Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode I

It took sixteen years for the Sonic Team has finally decided to make a sequel to Sonic & Knuckles, the second part of Sonic 3. Sonic the Hedgehog 4 we shall of course dealing with Dr. Robotnik, who decided after more than annoy the animals of South Island. In this first episode, Sonic the Hedgehog must pass through four different zones, each divided into three acts and closed by a boss Splash Hill, Lost Labyrinth, Casino Street and Mad Gear.

The level design and stuffed with uneven loops in the clashes against the mad scientist egg shaped through the bonus stages, we find joy with the imprint of the episodes released on the Megadrive while discovering some new features and enhancements. Regarding the gameplay, it’s a pleasure to play as Sonic as fast as handy, and now has its lock inherited episodes 3D. Each world also contains specific phases of the game fairly well found, along the route of the torch in Lost Labyrinth.

The colorful world of Sonic 4 for his part in the tradition of the series while providing a very good achievement flawless 3D rendering, animation and music very neat 90s. The real problem with Sonic 4 is actually the format. The game is delivered sporadically, adding the final risk of being far too salty for life despite the fairly low replay value, especially since there is no multiplayer mode, as was the case since Sonic 2 .


  • Sonic at his best since the Megadrive
  • Graphically impeccable
  • Gameplay nervous and effective
  • Full of good little ideas


  • Or too short or too expensive
  • No multiplayer

Tech 5 Score: 7/10.

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