PlayStation 3
Sonic Unleashed

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Reviewer: Kekrock Date: Apr 19, 2022
Ah, Sonic Unleashed, that one game which got a lot of hate from press, mainly because of Werehog, or Sonic the Werehog if you will, but anyway, let's get right into the review.

Graphics: 9
Oh boy where do i begin? The graphics look so good that it will lag your console, unless it's PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X, Sonic Unleashed has a wonderful art style which took inspiration from real places on Earth.
Like Mykos in Greece, China, New York and so on, and it shows, it makes the game look alive and just look great overall. Oh and SEGA learned their mistake from Shadow the Hedgehog and Sonic 06, making humans look cartoony, like from a Pixar movie (or $40 Unity Asset Pack), perfectly fitting with Sonic's world.

Sound: 9
All i can say is, the soundtrack is great, both Day and Night songs are great, like Skyscraper Scrambler (Day), Savannah Citel (Day), Rooftop Run (Night), and i'm sure all of you remember Apotos (Day), it's just such a memorable song.

Gameplay: 8
Well, honestly, even if i love Sonic Unleashed, opinion on the gameplay can be either bad or meh, for Day stages it's great, i love speeding and boosting through the levels like a speeding car destroying everything in it's path. Werehog's gameplay is okay, i guess, it's just boring and sometimes outright frustrating (looking at you, red wasps) combat.
but Werehog has couple of tricks up his sleeve, like the "Unleashed" gauge, when it fills up, you can press "RB" button for a temporary damage, speed, defense and immunity to fire and other stuff, the gauge increases as you level up Werehog, same for health, damage and shields (block), same for Sonic, you can level up his speed and boost, but that doesn't mean the grind is good, it's boring.

Overall: 9
Overall, Sonic Unleashed is a hidden gem in the Xbox 360 game library, gameplay is fun (for the most part), music is great and graphics are excellent