• Publisher: SEGA
  • Genre: Arcade
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 399.7 MB
  • Version: 2.0
  • Price: $2.99
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App description: The game is currently experiencing issues with iOS 7. Our team is working diligently to address the issue and will have a fix implemented as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience and understanding!

iPod/iPhone Game of the Year - 2012 iLounge Buyers Guide

The Sonic 4 Saga continues in Episode II with the return of a beloved side kick and fan-favorite villains!

Users who own both Episodes I & II will unlock an exclusive scenario featuring Metal Sonic!*

***We are aware that there are some stability issues with Episode Metal in this most recent build and are working to resolve them as soon as possible. Thank you all for your patience!***


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Following the events of Episode I, Metal Sonic has returned to form a formidable alliance with Dr. Eggman! To face this new evil, Sonic will have to call upon an old friend to help him save the day! Now joined by Tails, race across four brand new Zones and take down fearsome new badniks with deadly combination moves in order to put an end to this dastardly duos plans!

New and Improved
Episode II features an all-new engine; bringing you gameplay with updated physics and Zones in stunning Retina Display.

Collaborative Play
Team up with a friend via Bluetooth and take control of Sonic and Tails as they battle against Dr. Eggman and Metal Sonic!

Tailored for iOS
Episode II features Gamecenter, accelerometer support, and is universal! Buy once and play across all your iOS devices with enabled Cloud Saves!

Lock-on with Episode Metal
Users who own both Episodes I & II will unlock an exclusive scenario featuring Metal Sonic! Explore four Acts across four reworked Zones from Episode I and experience the story of Metal Sonic's revival after his defeat in Sonic CD!"

Sanuku's comments:
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NZ release info :

The game is out in new zealand. It should be out in us at about 11 pm est and europe at around 12 am uk time. Size of the app is 406 MB.

Price in nz is $9.99 which should translate to usd $6.49

Requirements:

Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.Requires iOS 4.0 or later.


Quote:
The Sonic 4 Saga continues in Episode II with the return of a beloved side kick and fan-favorite villains!

Following the events of Episode I, Metal Sonic has returned to form a formidable alliance with Dr. Eggman! To face this new evil, Sonic will have to call upon an old friend to help him save the day! Now joined by Tails, race across four brand new Zones and take down fearsome new badniks with deadly combination moves in order to put an end to this dastardly duo’s plans!

New and Improved
Episode II features an all-new engine; bringing you gameplay with updated physics and Zones in stunning Retina Display.

Collaborative Play
Team up with a friend via Bluetooth and take control of Sonic and Tails as they battle against Dr. Eggman and Metal Sonic!

Tailored for iOS
Episode II features Gamecenter, accelerometer support, and is universal! Buy once and play across all your iOS devices with enabled Cloud Saves!

Lock-on with Episode Metal
Users who own both Episodes I & II will unlock an exclusive scenario featuring Metal Sonic! Explore four Acts across four reworked Zones from Episode I and experience the story of Metal Sonic's revival after his defeat in Sonic CD!"
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05-16-2012, 11:25 AM
#11
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Hopefully this one won't lag on the iPad 1, like episode 1 hd does. I was playing it yesterday and it kinda ruins the point of the game, as it's impossible to feel the sense of speed through lag and unresponsive controls. Also, has anyone unlocked episode metal yet? I'm wondering if it's gonna force me to keep both episodes of sonic on my iPad in order to access it.
05-16-2012, 11:35 AM
#12
Looks like it isn't just me who thinks this release week sucks. The most popular release thread has 10 posts. This looks like the only good release to me tonight, but I haven't finished Eps. 1 or Sonic CD yet. Will pass until then. Eps. 2 should be great though.

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05-16-2012, 11:51 AM
#13
Most of us are still fighting with the Diablo 3 Server. Sorry Guys...
05-16-2012, 12:12 PM
#14
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Originally Posted by Sanuku View Post
Most of us are still fighting with the Diablo 3 Server. Sorry Guys...
Truth.

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05-16-2012, 01:20 PM
#15
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: Greenville, SC
Posts: 8,255
Quote:
Originally Posted by backtothis View Post
Looks like it isn't just me who thinks this release week sucks. The most popular release thread has 10 posts. This looks like the only good release to me tonight, but I haven't finished Eps. 1 or Sonic CD yet. Will pass until then. Eps. 2 should be great though.
Agreed. I also haven't finished Episode 1 or Sonic CD so I'm holding off on this one -- even though it does look good. Nothing else has my interest peaked.
05-16-2012, 04:16 PM
#16
Positive: This time Universal and not separate iPhone/iPod touch + iPad versions. Negative: File size and price.

Call me nickel nurser (not really—spending $700-1,000/year on apps) but I guess STH4E2 will go down to $1.99 or $2.99 (sale for a limited time) within one month or two, maximum three (and maybe we'll even have an update then).

Although, Sega's price changes are hard to predict because they have no fixed pattern and seem still making experiments. Sometimes a launch sale, sometimes a sale later on… So don't grill me please when it shouldn't be the case. (Or when the price actually goes up. But that's not very likely for that game. Afair they announce it officially when there is a launch sale.)

Can await it. :-) Need 128 or 256 GB iPad for all the nursed nickels.

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Last edited by Habakuk; 05-16-2012 at 04:28 PM.
05-16-2012, 04:23 PM
#17
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Twilight Zone
Posts: 32
How Does It Run on 2g iPod Touch?

Looks cool, but how's it run on my iTouch 2g?
05-16-2012, 04:27 PM
#18
^ According to dev: "Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Requires iOS 4.0 or later."

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05-16-2012, 05:32 PM
#19
Sorta hard to believe it would work on a 2nd gen though; those graphics look pretty intense for my low end device.
If anyone has a 2nd gen and is getting it, mind testing it out for me? :3
05-16-2012, 05:35 PM
#20
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: Greenville, SC
Posts: 8,255
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Originally Posted by nfong View Post
Sorta hard to believe it would work on a 2nd gen though; those graphics look pretty intense for my low end device.
If anyone has a 2nd gen and is getting it, mind testing it out for me? :3
Not planning on getting this one just yet, but Sonic 4: Episode One runs surprisingly well on my 2nd Gen -- with all that Sonic speed and pretty darn good graphics as well. So I wouldn't be surprised at all if this one works as well, particularly if they used the same engine to create it.

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