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SEGA’s Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed Launches on Google Play, Priced at $4.99

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The second rendition of SEGA’s Sonic All-Stars Racing hit Google Play last night, titled All-Stars Racing Transformed. The game costs $4.99 through Google Play, quite the price tag for a kart racer. The game is much like the original Sonic Racing title for Android, as you can play many of your favorite characters throughout many different levels. Better yet, SEGA states that in a future update, an “ultimate multiplayer” experience will launch, which should definitely give you your money’s worth.

What’s sad to see is that even after a $4.99 purchase, there appears to still be a few in-app purchases. What exactly you need to buy, we don’t quite know yet. It could be upgrades for your karts, most likely. Fingers crossed it’s nowhere near as bad as Angry Birds Go!

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Transform Mobile Racing This New Year with Sonic & All-Stars RacingTransformed Out Now on Mobile

Shenmue’s Ryo Hazuki to appear in this totally transformed sequel

SEGA is excited to announce the release of Sonic & All-Stars RacingTransformed now available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and on Google Play.Following on from 12 million mobile downloads of the original Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing, this sequel includes all of the exciting, transforming vehicle gameplay and multiplayer battles found in the previously released console version. With a multitude of game modes, over 75 events and a brand new World Tour, Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed has been specifically optimized for mobile and on-the-go gaming.

Sonic and his All-Star friends are breaking free from the traditional rules of the road with vehicles that transform mid-race and give the gamer three unique ways to play. It’s a race to the finish line as players drive powerful cars, pilot agile planes and glide across raging rapids in high-speed aquatic vehicles. Choose from more than ten legendary racers such as Sonic The Hedgehog, Tails, AiAi and for the first time in Sonic &All-Stars Racing Transformed, Ryo Hazuki and his incredible transforming arcade cabinet. Fans will need to master each character’s unique vehicles and game changing all-star moves to come out on top in 13 dynamically changing courses. Discover alternate routes and collect new power ups in a racing game experience that never feels the same twice.

When players feel that they’ve got what it takes, they can challenge their friends and race in four player local matches or in synchronous and a synchronous online multiplayer races. They’ll never need to feel like they’re racing alone with integrated Facebook and Game Center functionality that lets them see their friends’ profile pictures zoom past them on the track. Last but not least, if fans want a new reason to play, iOS 7 &Android controller support transforms their racing experience into something different for mobile gaming.

  • J. Gilbertson

    Granted I only played the original sonic kart racer game a few times on my tablet i found it incredibly hard to control the steering. I wish it was like crazy taxi that has actual steering buttons.

    • Mr E

      I got it recently while on sale, and I have to agree, its incredibly hard to control.

  • Wayne

    This was a great game when I play it on the Wii U. If that transitions well to mobile then it will be great.