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Sonic Frontiers

Sonic Team, SEGA
Nov 8, 2022 - Nintendo Switch, PC, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, PlayStation 4

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7 / 10
No Recommendation
PC Gamer
67 / 100
2 / 5
Easy Allies
7.5 / 10
Metro GameCentral
8 / 10
Game Informer
7.8 / 10
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Sonic Frontiers - Accolades Trailer

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Sonic Frontiers - Launch Trailer

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Sonic Frontiers - Showdown Trailer

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Critic Reviews for Sonic Frontiers

Sonic Frontiers is an ambitious open-world adventure that mostly succeeds at mixing up the Sonic formula, even when some of its ideas fall flat.

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No Recommendation / Blank

Despite the joys offered, Sonic Frontiers is a hot mess of a reinvention that can't commit to its new direction.

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Messy, overcomplicated and slow to start, but fun once it picks up speed.

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Sonic Frontiers features the kind of lightweight yet engaging storytelling that should easily enrapture fans young and old – though I'd hate to be a child forced to play through some of the abysmal platforming featured throughout. Was taking Sonic open world an ambitious endeavor? Yes. Did it pay off? Absolutely not.

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After decades of miserable failure, Sonic Team has finally made a good 3D Sonic the Hedgehog game, and it's one of the best open world platformers ever seen.

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Though it’s rough around the edges, Sonic Frontiers is the best 3D Sonic game in years.

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Sonic Frontiers marks a bold new direction for the series, meshing traditional Sonic action with an open-ended approach to progression and exploration across its semi-open world.

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Sonic Frontiers Review Embargo Details

Sonic Frontiers Review Embargo Details

Sonic Frontiers reviews come out a few days before the game's release. Here are the full review embargo details.

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