Sonic Advance

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  • Game Boy Advance
    US/EU/AU
  • Game Boy Advance
    JP

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Sonic Advance
System(s): Game Boy Advance, J2ME, Blackberry
Publisher:
Game Boy Advance
Sega (Japan, Europe)
Game Boy Advance
THQ (US)
Developer:
Distributor:
Game Boy Advance
Infogrames (Europe)
Peripherals supported:
Game Boy Advance
Game Link Cable
Genre: Action

















Number of players: 1-4
Official in-game languages:
  • 日本語
  • English
  • Français
  • Deutsch
  • Español
  • Release Date RRP Code
    Game Boy Advance
    JP
    ¥5,800 (6,090)5,800 (6,090)[10] AGB-P-ASOJ
    AGB-ASOJ-JPN
    Game Boy Advance
    JP
    (Okaidoku-ban)
    ¥3,800 (3,990)3,800 (3,990)[10] AGB-P-ASOJ
    AGB-ASOJ-JPN-1
    CERO: Free
    Game Boy Advance
    US
    $39.9939.99[2] AGB-P-ASOE
    AGB-ASOE-USA
    ESRB: Everyone
    Game Boy Advance
    DE
    AGB-P-ASOP
    AGB-ASOP-NOE
    USK: 0
    Game Boy Advance
    ES
    AGB-P-ASOP
    AGB-ASOP-EUR
    aDeSe: Todos los Publicos
    Game Boy Advance
    FR
    AGB-P-ASOP
    AGB-ASOP-FRA
    SELL: Tous Publics
    Game Boy Advance
    NL
    AGB-P-ASOP
    AGB-ASOP-HOL
    ELSPA: 3+ OK
    Game Boy Advance
    UK
    £34.9934.99[4] AGB-P-ASOP
    AGB-ASOP-UKV
    ELSPA: 3+ OK
    Game Boy Advance
    IT
    AGB-P-ASOP
    AGB-ASOP-ITA
    Game Boy Advance
    AU
    OFLC: G
    Game Boy Advance
    AU
    (Limited Edition)
    OFLC: G
    Game Boy Advance
    BR
    DJCTQ: Livre
    Java 2, Micro Edition (J2ME)
    US
    $3.00[11] ?
    BlackBerry
    US
    $2.99 ?
    BlackBerry
    EU
    €0.89 ?
    BlackBerry
    UK
    £0.75 ?



    Wii U Virtual Console
    JP
    ¥650 (702)650 (702)[13] WUP-N-PB8J
    CERO: A
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    Production credits

    Sonic Team
    Dimps
    • Producer: Hiroshi Matsumoto
    • Line Producer: Koichi Sakita
    • Planners: Yukihiro Higashi, Masaaki Yamagiwa
    • Programmers: Shinichiro Shibusawa, Hirofumi Kono, Hiroki Yoshitake, Katsuya Kuramoto
    • Designers: Kazuhiko Yamamoto, Yuko Yamanoue, Etsuko Hosukawa, Toru Nakanishi, Sadaki Matsumoto
    • Sound: Hironobu Inagaki, Atsuyoshi Isemura
    • Special Thanks: Masahisa Naganuma, Takayuki Sakamoto
    Sega Corporation
    Sega Of America
    Sega Europe, Ltd.


    Magazine articles

    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Score Source
    {{{{{icon}}}|L}} Division by zero.
    Based on
    0 review
    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Version Score
    Advance (DE) PAL
    84
    [14]
    Advance (UK) PAL
    91
    [15]
    Consoles + (FR) NTSC-J
    95
    [16]
    Cube (UK) PAL
    91
    [17]
    Cubezone (FR) PAL
    85
    [18]
    Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) NTSC-U
    77
    [19]
    Game Play 128 (FR) PAL
    93
    [20]
    GamePro (US) NTSC-U
    85
    [2]
    GameBoy Magazyn (PL)
    80
    [21]
    GBX (UK)
    93
    [4]
    Hyper (AU) PAL
    90
    [22]
    MAN!AC (DE) PAL
    70
    [23]
    NGC Magazine (UK)
    75
    [24]
    Nintendo Official Magazine (UK) PAL
    90
    [25]
    Nintendo Power (US) NTSC-U
    84
    [26]
    N-Zone (DE) PAL
    85
    [27]
    N-Zone (DE) NTSC-J
    85
    [28]
    The Official Nintendo Magazine (UK) PAL
    90
    [29]
    PSX Extreme (PL)
    93
    [30]
    Total Advance (UK) PAL
    96
    [31]
    Game Boy Advance
    87
    Based on
    20 reviews

    Sonic Advance

    Main article: Sonic Advance/Magazine articles.

    Technical information

    ROM dump status

    System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
    Game Boy Advance
     ?
    CRC32 63f70fd8
    MD5 49ecc8ef1988e7ae81fbda1b4cf71eed
    SHA-1 d842afa7dd1e84de08addb94a51506f1bcafd551
    8MB 2001-10-31[32] Cartridge (US)
    Game Boy Advance
    CRC32 6232839b
    MD5 93a2f28339858e955e4f17060e038bcd
    SHA-1 eb00f101af23d728075ac2117e27ecd8a4b4c3e9
    8MB 2001-11-21[32] Cartridge (EU)
    Game Boy Advance
     ?
    CRC32 5f512223
    MD5 b62f11b1d014d5c5c2dd703676cb443d
    SHA-1 8dab4c2d38bd13ed88f98a9210cd0cb4ff11520c
    8MB 2001-10-31[32] Cartridge (JP) v1.0
    Game Boy Advance
    CRC32 85957a24
    MD5 9e02f1c9f26f40905d43188b2bd2d98e
    SHA-1 f43faca5d8df354a63471aebfea3be125e797e51
    8MB 2001-12-20[32] Cartridge (JP) v1.1
    Game Boy Advance
     ?
    CRC32 a80de3b2
    MD5 fca4c485f41412a4ddc05fbe105c3219
    SHA-1 aae6516f72309920acd9fafd03a9d09e35cf755f
    8MB 2001-10-31 Cartridge (US) Prototype Page

    References

    1. http://www.nintendo.com/games/gamepage/gamepage_main.jsp?gameId=786 (Wayback Machine: 2003-08-14 01:05)
    2. 2.0 2.1 GamePro, "March 2002" (US; 2002-0x-xx), page 70
    3. https://www.nintendo.co.uk/Games/Game-Boy-Advance/Sonic-Advance-267277.html (archive.today)
    4. 4.0 4.1 GBX, "March 2002" (UK; 2002-02-06), page 30
    5. https://www.nintendo.fr/Jeux/Game-Boy-Advance/Sonic-Advance-267277.html (archive.today)
    6. https://www.nintendo.es/Juegos/Game-Boy-Advance/Sonic-Advance-267277.html (archive.today)
    7. https://www.nintendo.de/Spiele/Game-Boy-Advance/Sonic-Advance-267277.html (archive.today)
    8. https://www.nintendo.nl/Games/Game-Boy-Advance/Sonic-Advance-267277.html (archive.today)
    9. https://www.nintendo.it/Giochi/Game-Boy-Advance/Sonic-Advance-267277.html (archive.today)
    10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 http://sega.jp/gba/sonic/ (Wayback Machine: 2004-06-23 13:49)
    11. http://www.gameloft.com/mobile-games/sonic-advance/ (Wayback Machine: 2012-01-11 18:51)
    12. http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/92655/ (Wayback Machine: 2012-03-25 01:07)
    13. 13.0 13.1 https://www.nintendo.co.jp/titles/20010000012187 (Wayback Machine: 2017-11-26 02:40)
    14. Advance, "2/2002" (DE; 2002-xx-xx), page 22
    15. Advance, "Spring 2002" (UK; 2002-xx-xx), page 46
    16. Consoles +, "Février 2002" (FR; 2002-0x-xx), page 86
    17. Cube, "Issue Four" (UK; 2002-03-14), page 113
    18. Cubezone, "Juin 2002" (FR; 2002-xx-xx), page 102
    19. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "March 2002" (US; 2002-02-06), page 146
    20. Game Play 128, "Mi-Mai 2002" (FR; 2002-0x-xx), page 100
    21. GameBoy Magazyn, "Kwiecień 2002" (PL; 2002-xx-xx), page 17
    22. Hyper, "April 2002" (AU; 2002-03-06), page 83
    23. MAN!AC, "04/2002" (DE; 2002-03-06), page 125
    24. NGC Magazine, "March 2002" (UK; 2002-02-14), page 54
    25. Nintendo Official Magazine, "April 2002" (UK; 2002-03-15), page 34
    26. Nintendo Power, "February 2002" (US; 2002-0x-xx), page 152
    27. N-Zone, "03/2002" (DE; 2002-02-27), page 45
    28. N-Zone, "02/2002" (DE; 2002-01-30), page 48
    29. The Official Nintendo Magazine, "March 2006" (UK; 2006-xx-xx), page 129
    30. PSX Extreme, "02/2002" (PL; 2002-0x-xx), page 76
    31. Total Advance, "Issue 26" (UK; 2002-02-28), page 28
    32. 32.0 32.1 32.2 32.3 sonic:Sonic Advance/Hidden content#Build dates