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'Sonic Advance 2' (GBA) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 10, 2003 @ 11:27 a.m. PST

THQ Inc. and SEGA Corporation today announced that "Sonic Advance 2" has shipped and is available at retail outlets nationwide. "We are delighted to publish this sequel to the 2002 smash hit, `Sonic Advance'," said Alison Locke, executive vice president, North American Publishing, THQ. "`Sonic Advance 2' exemplifies SEGA's talent and devotion to the Sonic brand and THQ is thrilled to be bringing this triple-A Game Boy Advance title to North America." Read more for details ...

"The 'Sonic The Hedgehog®' franchise continues to build in its popularity with every game release," said Shinobu Toyoda, executive vice president of content strategy and business development, SEGA of America, Inc. "Working together with THQ, and building off the success of the original `Sonic Advance', `Sonic Advance 2' is sure to be another hit on the Game Boy Advance platform."


In "SONIC ADVANCE 2," Dr. Eggman is up to his old tricks again, and the world's fastest hedgehog must put a stop to it. Sonic, Tails and Knuckles are back with new character Cream the Rabbit, racing through new environments and battling new foes. "Sonic Advance 2" features multiplayer fun for up to four Game Boy® Advance systems using the Game Link® Cable. Players can raise their favorite Chaos and play mini-games within the Tiny Chao Garden. Players can also play with their Chao in "Sonic Adventure(TM) 2 Battle" on Nintendo GameCube(TM), by connecting their Game Boy Advance to their Nintendo GameCube console.

Press Reaction to "SONIC ADVANCE 2"

"This may be the best-looking 2D Sonic game yet." -

"The first thing that strikes you about `Sonic Advance 2' is the sheer speed that the game runs at. It's twice as fast as the last GBA `Sonic Advance' game and has the graphics to back it up." -

"`Sonic Advance 2' improves upon its prequel in almost every respect. The game is faster and more fun to play, and makes `Sonic Advance' look tame in comparison." - GBA

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